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Release Date: 08/09/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000491602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyLéo DelibesAmilcare PonchielliCamille Saint-Saëns,   ... 
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaDavid ZinmanAnatole FistoulariHerbert von Karajan,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic OrchestraRotterdam Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act 2 - Scène by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2. Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act 2 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 27, Act 4 - Danse des petits cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 28, Act 4 - Scène, Allegro agitato by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5. Coppélia: Valse lente by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
6. Sylvia: Pizzicato Polka by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
7. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
9. La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 39 Secs. 
10. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
11. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12b, Act 2 - Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
12. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12c, Act 2 - Chinese Dance "Tea" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 6 Secs. 
13. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12d, Act 2 - Russian Dance "Trepak" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
14. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12e, Act 2 - Dance of the Flutes "Toy Trumpets" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
15. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16. Les Sylphides: Prelude by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Roy Douglas.
'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
17. Les Sylphides: Grande Valse brillante, Op. 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Roy Douglas.
'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
18. Faust: Ballet Music - no 1, Les Nubiennes by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19. Faust: Ballet Music - no 5, Les Troyens by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Swan Lake, Op.20 / Act 2: No.10 Scène (Moderato)
Swan Lake, Op.20 / Act 1: No.2 Valse (Corps de Ballet)
Swan Lake, Op.20 / Act 2: No.13 Danses des cygnes: a) Valse - b) Moderato assai - c) Valse - d) Allegro moderato - e) Pas d'action (Andante) - f) Valse - g) Coda (Allegro vivace)
Swan Lake, Op.20 / Act 4: Scène (Act IV)
Coppélia - Tableau 1: No. 1 Valse
Sylvia / Act 3: No. 16 Divertissement: a) Pizzicati
Faust, Ballet Music: 4. Variations de Cléopatre (Moderato maestoso)
Faust, Ballet Music (1869): 5. Les Troyennes (Moderato con moto)
The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Suite: Pas d'action (Adagio) (Act 1)
The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Suite: Waltz (Act 1)
Les Sylphides: 1. Prélude
Les Sylphides: 8. Valse
La Gioconda / Act 3: Dance of the Hours
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Le Cygne
The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Act 2: No. 12b Character Dances: Coffee (Arabian Dance)
The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Act 2: No. 12c Character Dances: Tea (Chinese Dance)
The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Act 2: No. 12d Character Dances: Trépak (Russian Dance)
The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Act 2: No. 12e Character Dances: Dance of the Reed Pipes
The Nutcracker, Op.71 / Act 2: No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers

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