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Ballet - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/22/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 68457   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyAdolphe AdamMaurice RavelManuel de Falla,   ... 
Conductor:  Michael Tilson ThomasLouis LaneStanley BlackEsa-Pekka Salonen,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraCleveland Pops Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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 
2. 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 
3. 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 
4. 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 
5. 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 
6. 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 
7. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 2, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
8. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 10, Act 2 - Scène, Allegro moderato by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
9. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 13d, Act 2 - Danses des cygnes no 4 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
10. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 21, Act 3 - Danse espagnole by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
11. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 23, Act 3 - Mazurka by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
12. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Louis Lane
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Pops Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
13. Giselle: Danse des vignerons by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
14. Giselle: Waltz by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
15. Giselle: Peasant Pas de deux by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
16. Giselle: La Chasse by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
17. Ma mère l'oye: Le jardin féerique by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Maurice Ravel (1911) 
18. El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Stanley Black
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
19. Firebird: Berceuse by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
20. Firebird: Kashchei awakes by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
21. Firebird: Death of Kashchei by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
22. Firebird: Final Hymn by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; Russia 
23. Le sacre du printemps: no 14, Danse sacrale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Esa-Pekka Salonen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913; Switzerland 
24. Comedians Suite, Op. 26: Comedian's Galop by Dmitri Kabalevsky
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USSR 
25. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
26. Appalachian Spring: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944-1945; USA 

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