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Tchaikovsky: 6 Symphonies, Etc / Abbado, Chicago So, Et Al


Release Date: 11/28/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88807   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoMichael Tilson ThomasZubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter daydreams" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866/1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 43 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1991 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 21 Minutes 43 Secs. 
3. The tempest, Op. 18 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1984 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 21 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4. Symphony no 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/15/1984 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 33 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1872).
Composition revised: Russia (1880). 
5. Symphony no 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 44 Minutes 19 Secs. 
6. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 14 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7. Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1988 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 44 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8. Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1988 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 20 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1985 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 45 Minutes 26 Secs. 
10. The voyevoda, Op. 78 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890-1891; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1985 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 11 Minutes 33 Secs. 
11. Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/10/1986 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 43 Minutes 53 Secs. 
12. Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/10/1986 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
13. Suite for Orchestra no 4 in G major, Op. 61 "Mozartiana" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
Length: 22 Minutes 56 Secs. 
14. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885 
Length: 55 Minutes 20 Secs. 
15. Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 40 Secs. 
16. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
17. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in C major, Op. 53 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Russia 
Length: 36 Minutes 1 Secs. 
18. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in G major, Op. 55 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Russia 
Length: 40 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro tranquillo
II. Adagio cantabile ma non tanto
III. Scherzo. Allegro scherzando giocoso
IV. Finale. Andante lugubre - Allegro maestoso
I. Overture miniature. Allegro giusto
II. Danses Caractéristiques: a) Marche. Tempo di marcia viva
b) Danse de la Fée-Dragée. Andante non troppo
c) Danse Russe Trepak. Molto vivace
d) Danse Arabe. Allegretto
e) Danse Chinoise. Allegro moderato
f) Danse des Mirlitons. Moderato assai
III. Valse des Fleurs. Tempo di valse
The Tempest, Op. 18 (Symphonic Fantasy after Shakespeare)
I. Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivo
II. Andantino marziale, quasi moderato
III. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace
IV. Finale. Moderato assai - Allegro vivo

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