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Ballet Greatest Hits Vol I


Release Date: 01/07/2008 
Label:  Cbs Composers'greatest Hits Catalog #: 45658   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichAaron CoplandOttorino RespighiLouis Moreau Gottschalk,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyAaron CoplandAndre KostelanetzPierre Boulez,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraNew York Philharmonic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Age of Gold Suite, Op. 22a: Polka by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2.
Variations on a Shaker Melody by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3.
Ballet Suite no 1, Op. 84b: Music Box Waltz by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
Ballet Suite no 1, Op. 84b: Galop by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
5.
La boutique fantasque: Tarantella by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This ballet is based on themes by Gioacchino Rossini. 
6.
La boutique fantasque: Mazurka by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: This ballet is based on themes by Gioacchino Rossini. 
7.
La boutique fantasque: Cossack Dance by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This ballet is based on themes by Gioacchino Rossini. 
8.
La boutique fantasque: Can-Can by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Rome, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This ballet is based on themes by Gioacchino Rossini. 
9.
La boutique fantasque: Galop by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Rome, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This ballet is based on themes by Gioacchino Rossini. 
10.
Cakewalk: Grand walkaround by Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Hershy Kay 
11.
Comedians Suite, Op. 26: Comedian's Galop by Dmitri Kabalevsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12.
Coppélia: Mazurka by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
13.
Coppélia: Waltz(es) by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
14.
Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2: Danse générale by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Pierre Boulez
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
15.
El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
16.
Firebird Suite: Danse infernale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
17.
Firebird Suite: Final Hymn by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Igor Stravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
18.
Gaîté Parisienne: Grande Valse by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
19.
Gaîté Parisienne: Can-can from "Orphée aux enfers" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
20.
Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: 'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
21.
Gayaneh: Lezghinka by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
22.
Gayaneh: Dance of the Young Kurds by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
23.
Gayaneh: Dance of the Rose Maidens by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
24.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
25.
Masquerade: Waltz by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
26.
Masquerade: Galop by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
27.
Billy the Kid: Celebration (after Billy's capture) by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Aaron Copland
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 

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