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Tschaikowsky: Ballett-Suiten / 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 

Sound Samples

Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 1. Scene - Swan Theme
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 2. Valse In A
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 3. Danse des petits cygnes
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 4. Scene
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 5. Danse Hongroise (Czardas)
Swan Lake, Op.20 Suite: 6. Scène finale.
The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a: Introduction - The Lilac Fairy
The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a: Pas d'action: Rose Adagio
The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a: Pas de caractère: Puss in Boots
The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a: Panorama (andantino)
The Sleeping Beauty, Suite, Op.66a: Valse
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: 1. Miniature Overture
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: March
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: Russian Dance (Trepak)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: Arabian Dance (Coffee)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: Chinese Dance (Tea)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: Dance of the Reed-Pipes (Merlitons)
Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a: 3. Waltz of the Flowers

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