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Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites / Rostropovich, Berlin PO


Release Date: 03/11/1997 
Label:  Dg The Originals Catalog #: 449726   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leon SpiererEberhard Finke
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Rostropovich's triptych of Tchaikovsky ballet suites is very special. His account of The Nutcracker is enchanting... The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake selections are hardly less distinguished..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition] "Rostropovich's triptych of Tchaikovsky ballet suites is very special. His account of The Nutcracker is enchanting... The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake selections are hardly less distinguished..." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs [2003/4 edition] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1978 
2.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leon Spierer (Violin), Eberhard Finke (Cello)
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1978 
3.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1978 

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 Finest August 2, 2015 By thomas f. (Fishertown, PA) See All My Reviews "I own two copies of this. One in the house and one in the car. I very often listen to it going to work.It is recommended by the Penguin guide and is one of the finest. The price is also very little. Absolutely 5 + stars." Report Abuse
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