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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Highlights / Tilson Thomas


Release Date: 09/17/1996 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62675   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1a, Act 1 - Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
2. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1b, Act 1 - Decorating the Christmas Tree by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
3. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 2, Act 1 - March of the Wooden Soldiers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
4. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 3, Act 1 - Children's Galop by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
5. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 4, Act 1 - Arrival "Scène dansante" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
6. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 5, Act 1 - Grandfather Dance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
7. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 6, Act 1 - Departure of the Guests, Night by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
8. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 7, Act 1 - The Battle and Transformation Scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
9. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 8, Act 1 - The Forest of Fir Trees in Winter "Journey Through the Snow" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
10. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
11. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12a, Act 2 - Spanish Dance "Chocolate" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
12. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12b, Act 2 - Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
13. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12c, Act 2 - Chinese Dance "Tea" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
14. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12d, Act 2 - Russian Dance "Trepak" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
15. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12e, Act 2 - Dance of the Flutes "Toy Trumpets" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
16. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12f, Act 2 - Mother Gigogne and the Clowns by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
17. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
18. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14c, Act 2 - Variation II, Sugar-Plum Fairy and Coda by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 
19. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 15, Act 2 - Final Waltz and Apotheosis by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1985 

Sound Samples

Overture
Scene 1: Decoration of the Christmas Tree (Voice)
Scene 2: March (Voice)
Scene 3: Children's Gallup and Entry of the Parents (Voice)
Scene 4: Arrival of Drosselmeyer (Voice)
Scene 5: Grandfather's Dance (Voice)
Scene 6: Clara and the Nutcracker (Voice)
Scene 7: The Battle (Voice)
Scene 8: In the Pine Forest (Voice)
Scene 9: Waltz of the Snowflakes (Voice)
Act II. Scene 12: Chocolate - Spanish Dance (Voice)
Coffee - Arabian Dance (Voice)
Tea - Chinese Dance (Voice)
Trepak - Russian Dance (Voice)
Dance of the Reed Flutes (Voice)
Mother Gigogne and the Puppets (Voice)
Scene 13: Waltz of the Flowers (Voice)
Scene 14: Variation II: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Voice)
Scene 15: Waltz Finale (Voice)
Apotheosis (Voice)

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