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The Best Of Tchaikovsky


Release Date: 08/10/1993 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 438386   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Werner HaasMidoriHenryk Szeryng
Conductor:  Eliahu InbalLeopold StokowskiLeonard SlatkinPierre Monteux,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Werner Haas (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1875). 
2. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
3. Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
4. Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Midori (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Russia 
5. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
6. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 6, Act 1 - Pas d'action by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Pierre Monteux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
7. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
8. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
9. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 2. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo - Tempo I
Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 3. Allegro con fuoco
Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48: 1. Pezzo in forma di sonatina: Andante non troppo - Allegro moderato
Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48: 2. Walzer: Moderato (Tempo di valse)
Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48: 3. Elégie: Larghetto elegiaco
Serenade for Strings in C, Op.48: 4. Finale (Tema russo): Andante - Allegro con spirito
Capriccio italien, Op.45
Valse-Scherzo, Op.34
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: 3. Waltz of the Flowers
Swan Lake, Op.20 / Act 2: No.13e Danse des cygnes: Pas d'action: Odette et le prince/Deuxième danse de la reine des cygnes (Andante)
The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Act 1: 8a. Pas d'action: Introduction (Andante) - Adagio ("Rose Adagio")
Violin Concerto in D, Op.35: 1. Allegro moderato
Violin Concerto in D, Op.35: 2. Canzonetta (Andante)
Violin Concerto in D, Op.35: 3. Finale (Allegro vivacissimo)
Ouverture solennelle "1812," Op.49

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