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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Highlights / Lanchbery, Et Al


Release Date: 10/19/1999 
Label:  Emi Seraphim Catalog #: 73574   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1a, Act 1 - Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
2. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1b, Act 1 - Decorating the Christmas Tree by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
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:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
4. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 7, Act 1 - The Battle and Transformation Scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
5. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 8, Act 1 - The Forest of Fir Trees in Winter "Journey Through the Snow" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
6. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
7. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 10, Act 2 - The Kingdom of Sweets by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
8. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12a, Act 2 - Spanish Dance "Chocolate" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
9. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12b, Act 2 - Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
10. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12c, Act 2 - Chinese Dance "Tea" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
11. Nutcracker, Op. 71: Act 2 - Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
12. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12d, Act 2 - Russian Dance "Trepak" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
13. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12e, Act 2 - Dance of the Flutes "Toy Trumpets" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
14. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12f, Act 2 - Mother Gigogne and the Clowns by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
15. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
16. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14a, Act 2 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
17. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14b, Act 2 - Tarantella by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
18. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14c, Act 2 - Variation II, Sugar-Plum Fairy and Coda by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
19. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 15, Act 2 - Final Waltz and Apotheosis by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 

Sound Samples

The Nutcracker Op. 71, Act 1: Overture.
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Scene 1: The Decoration of the Christmas Tree
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Scene 1: March
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Scene 1: The Battle
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Scene 1: The Forest of Fir Trees in Winter
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Scene 2: Waltz of the Snowflakes
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Act II: Confiturembourg (The Kingdom of Sweets)
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Chocolate (Spanish Dance)
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Coffee (Arab Dance)
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Tea (Chinese Dance)
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Gigue (English Dance) (orch. Lanchbery)
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Trepak (Russian Dance)
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Dance of the Reed Flutes
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Mother Gigogne
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Waltz of the Flowers
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Pas de deux
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Variation 1: Tarantella
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Variation 2: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy - Coda [to Pas de deux]
The Nutcracker Op. 71, Divertissement: Final Waltz and Apotheosis

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