The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

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  • Release Date: 7/16/2002
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943803622
  • Catalog Number: 8558036-39
  • Sales rank: 325,433

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Tchaikovsky in early childhood - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:10)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Overture: A Life for the Tsar (Ivan Susanin; Zhizn' za tsarya), for orchestra, G. xiiov: Overture - Mikhail Glinka & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:26)
    Composed byMikhail Glinka
    Conducted byAnthony Bramall
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Bramall
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Enforced separation from his mother - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:55)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Dumka, for piano in C minor, Op. 59: Unspecified excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Oxana Yablonskaya (2:05)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Death of his mother - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:27)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Morceaux (6) for piano, Op.19: No. 1, Rêverie du soir - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland (0:45)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byStefan Sanderling
    Performed byNational Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Stefan Sanderling
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Early manhood: the spendthrift civil servant - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:46)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 Suite No. 4 ("Mozartiana"), for orchestra in G major, Op. 61: Minuet - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland (4:09)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byStefan Sanderling
    Performed byNational Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Stefan Sanderling
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Dismissive opinions of other composers - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:13)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 The Storm, overture for orchestra, Op. 76: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (3:51)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Journey to a breakdown - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:49)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams", Op. 13: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (4:18)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Abortive engagement - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:29)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The advent of Balakirev - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:05)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  15. 15 Romeo and Juliet, incidental music (sketch for opera): Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (2:01)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper, Antoni Wit
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit
  16. 16 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Travels and a wounded friendship - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:49)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  17. 17 Piano Concerto No. 1, for piano & orchestra (or 2 pianos) in B flat minor, Op. 23: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Bernd Glemser (6:00)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Performing the Ballet - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:22)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Rose Adagio - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice (5:29)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAndrew Mogrelia
    Performed byCzecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice, Andrew Mogrelia
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Bizet's Carmen has a major impact on Tchaikovsky's - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:23)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Francesca da Rimini, symphonic fantasy for orchestra in E minor, Op. 32: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (2:50)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A compositional paradox - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Variations on a Rococo Theme, for cello & orchestra (or cello & piano) in A major, Op. 33: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Maria Kliegel (2:05)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byGerhard Markson
    Performed byGerhard Markson, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The stuggle of despair and hope; he decides to mar - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:34)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 The Tempest, fantasy-overture for orchestra in F minor, Op. 18: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (1:16)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper, Antoni Wit
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The advent of Nadezhda von Meck - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (6:31)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Waltz - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice (4:02)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAndrew Mogrelia
    Performed byCzecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice, Andrew Mogrelia
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The disastrous road to matrimony - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:34)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 Romeo and Juliet, incidental music (sketch for opera): Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (4:16)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper, Antoni Wit
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Marriage, trauma, and a fairy tale annuity - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:27)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Letter to Mme von Meck - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:02)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  15. 15 Romeo and Juliet, incidental music (sketch for opera): Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (4:00)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper, Antoni Wit
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Recovery and creativity - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:36)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (3:22)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The creation of his favourite opera - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:12)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Lensky's aria - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Vladimir Grishko (6:09)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Performed byVladimir Grishko, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The return to compositional health - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Violin Concerto, for violin & orchestra (or violin & piano) in D major, Op. 35: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Kenneth Jean (5:43)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byKenneth Jean
    Performed byKenneth Jean, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  7. 7 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: He experiences distressing relapses - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:41)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 Capriccio Italien, for orchestra (or piano duet), Op. 45: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Adrian Leaper (2:19)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  9. 9 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Psychological disturbances and a long fallow perio - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (9:26)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 Piano Trio ("In Memory of a Great Artist"), in A minor, Op. 50: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (1:59)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Sufferings for Mme von Meck; he decides to settle - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 Manfred Symphony, for orchestra (or piano duet) in B minor, Op. 58: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:28)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Conducting tours and domestic bliss - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (7:28)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (5:33)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  15. 15 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: More conducting tours, and a working holiday in It - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:46)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  16. 16 Souvenir de Florence, for string sextet or string orchestra in D major, Op. 70: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Philippe Entremont (2:06)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byPhilippe Entremont
    Performed byPhilippe Entremont, Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Disc 4
  1. 1 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The rift with Mme von Meck - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (8:20)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique", Op.74: 2nd Movement - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (2:41)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  3. 3 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: His obsession with 'Bob' Davydov; adventures in Am - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:29)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (2:40)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  5. 5 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Further American adventures - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (9:07)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A trip to Niagara - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:14)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  7. 7 Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:10)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byMichael Halász, Ondrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halász, Ondrej Lenard
  8. 8 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A darker episode - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:11)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 The Voyevoda -- Symphonic Ballad, for orchestra, Op. post. 78: Unspecified excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:34)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  10. 10 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: Portrait of a conductor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (4:25)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  11. 11 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: A hero's return - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (3:50)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique", Op.74: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (5:24)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  13. 13 The Life and Works of Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, Narration with Musical Excerpts: The mystery surrounding his death - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (5:30)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Piano Concerto No. 1, for piano & orchestra (or 2 pianos) in B flat minor, Op. 23: Excerpt - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Bernd Glemser (5:10)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
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