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The Very Best Of Tchaikovsky


Release Date: 10/18/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8552117-18   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Péter SárosiGyörgy PorzoltGábor MagyarJános Horváth,   ... 
Conductor:  Theodore KucharPhilippe EntremontOndrej LenárdAdrian Leaper,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony OrchestraVienna Chamber OrchestraCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Romeo and Juliet Overture: Love Theme by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Length: 10 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48: 1st movement, Pezzo in forma di Sonatina by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Philippe Entremont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Casino Baumgartner, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4. Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41: Cherubic Hymn by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Slavonic 
5. Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 4th movement, Allegro con brio by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Adrian Leaper
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Polish Radio, Katowice 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6. Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 1, Moderato "Swan Theme" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
7. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Péter Sárosi (Violin), György Porzolt (Viola), Gábor Magyar (Cello),
János Horváth (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Haydn Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/1995 
Venue:  Unitarian Church, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 6 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
8. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 3rd movement, Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Warsaw Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Length: 5 Minutes 41 Secs. 
9. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Andrew Mogrelia
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Czechoslovakia 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
10. Morceaux (12) for Piano, Op. 40: no 2, Chanson triste by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Ilona Prunyi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
11. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35: 3rd movement, Allegro vivacissimo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 31 Secs. 
12. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Konstantin Scherbakov (Piano)
Conductor:  Dmitry Yablonsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 19 Minutes 44 Secs. 
13. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
14. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Concert Hall 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
15. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
16. Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Allegro con grazia by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Length: 8 Minutes 40 Secs. 
17. Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 19: no 4, Nocturne in C sharp minor by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
18. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky's aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vladimir Grishko (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vladimir Sirenko
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1879 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
19. Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act 2 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  Concert Hall, Slovak Radio, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
20. Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 6, Juin "Barcarolle" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Ilona Prunyi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
21. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Theodore Kuchar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ukrainian National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 15 Minutes 36 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Romeo and Juliet: - Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare
Serenade in C major, Op. 48: I. Pezzo in forma di Sonatina
The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: VIII. Waltz of the Flowers
Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 41: The Cherubic Hymn
Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: IV. Allegro con fuoco
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act II No. 10: Scene, "Swan Theme"
String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11: II. Andante cantabile
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: Waltz: "Allegro moderato"
The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act I No. 8: Pas d'action: Adagio
12 Morceaux, Op. 40: 12 morceaux, Op. 40: No. 2. Chanson triste in G minor
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: III. Finale: Allegro vivacissimo
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: III. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies
The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: VII. Dance of the Reeds
6 Romances, Op. 6: None but the lonely heart, Op. 6, No. 6
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathetique": II. Allegro con grazia
6 Morceaux, Op. 19 (arr. for cello and orchestra): 6 morceaux, Op. 19: No. 4. Nocturne in C sharp minor (arr. for cello and orchestra)
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Act II Scene 2: Where, o where have you gone?, "Lensky's Aria"
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Act I No. 2: Waltz in A flat (Corps de Ballet)
Les Saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b: No. 6. June: Barcarolle
1812 Festival Overture, Op. 49: 1812 Overture, Op. 49

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