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Chopin: Les Sylphides; Delibes, Tchaikovsky / Ormandy


Release Date: 08/19/1991 
Label:  Sony Classical Essential Classics Catalog #: 46550   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinLéo DelibesPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Les Sylphides by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Notes: 'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
2.
Sylvia: Suite by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; France 
3.
Coppélia: Suite by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; France 
4.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 

Sound Samples

Les Sylphides
Sylvia (Ballet Suite)
Coppilia (Ballet Suite)
I. Overture miniature: Allegro giusto
II. Danses Characteristiques: a) Marche: Tempo di marcia viva
b) Danse de la Fee-Dragee: Andante non troppo
c) Danse russe Trepak: Tempo di trepak, molto vivace
d) Danse Arabe: Allegretto
e) Danse Chinoise: Allegro moderato
f) Danse des Mirlitons: Moderato assai
III. Valse des Fleurs: Tempo di Valse

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