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Figure Skating's Greatest Hits


Release Date: 01/26/1999 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80504   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovGeorges BizetAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Joseph SilversteinJohn O'Conor
Conductor:  Sir Charles MackerrasJesús Lopez-CobosSeiji OzawaYoel Levi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraCincinnati Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 10, Act 1 - Finale, Lilac Fairy's Entry by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
2. Scheherazade, Op. 35: 4th movement, Festival at Baghdad - The Sea - Shipwreck by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Notes: This selection is presented in excerpted format. 
3. Carmen: Act 4 Prelude "Aragonaise" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
4. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
5. Carmen: Suite no 2 - Danse bohème by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
6. Concerto for Violin in G minor, Op. 8 no 2/RV 315 "L'estate": 3rd movement, Presto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Joseph Silverstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
7. Concerto for Violin in F major, Op. 8 no 3/RV 293 "L'autunno": 2nd movement, Adagio molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Joseph Silverstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
8. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 1st movement, Allegro non molto by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Joseph Silverstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
9. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
10. The Planets, Op. 32/H 125: Mars by Gustav Holst
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1916; England 
11. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 10, Act 2 - Scène, Allegro moderato by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
12. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 13, Act 2 - Danses des cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
13. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 29, Act 4 - Scène finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
14. Firebird Suite: Danse infernale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
15. Firebird Suite: Finale by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
16. Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Vienna, Austria 

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