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Ballet Adagios

Ballet Adagios / Various
Release Date: 01/11/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 48630   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyAram KhachaturianGeorges BizetErik Satie,   ... 
Performer:  Peter Donohoe
Conductor:  John LanchberyRudolf BarshaiAram KhachaturianSir Thomas Beecham,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraBournemouth Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
2.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 26a, Act 3 - Pas de deux, Adagio by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
3.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 13, Act 2 - Danses des cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
4.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 5, Act 1 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in G major, Op. 44: 2nd movement, Andante non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Peter Donohoe (Piano)
Conductor:  Rudolf Barshai
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
6.
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Aram Khachaturian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1955 
7.
Symphony in C major: 2nd movement, Adagio by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 
8.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano by Erik Satie
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
9.
The Lady and the Fool [after Verdi] by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
10.
Giselle: Peasant Pas de deux by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Terence Kern
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Ballet Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; France 
11.
La fille mal gardée: Act 2 - no 29, Pas de deux by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828 
12.
Don Quixote: Pas de deux by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
13.
La Bayadere: The kingdom of the shades by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877 
14.
Coppélia: Excerpt(s) by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Jean-Baptiste Mari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
15.
Faust: Ballet Music - no 2, Adagio by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
16.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Nocturne by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
17.
Raymonda, Op. 57: Grande Adagio by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Lovro von Matacic
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1897; Russia 
18.
Cinderella, Op. 87: Excerpt(s) by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940-1944; USSR 
19.
Apollo: Pas de deux by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
20.
Le baiser de la fée: Adagio by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  David Atherton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928/1950; France 
21.
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances - Finale by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minnesota Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 

Sound Samples

Sleeping Beauty Op. 66, Act I: 'The Spell', 8. Pas d'action:: Rose Adagio (Andante - Adagio maestoso)
Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, Act III: 'The Wedding', 28. Pas de deux (Aurora and Florimund):: Adagio (Andante non troppo)
Swan Lake Op. 20, Act II, 13. Dances of the Swans: V. Andante - Andante non troppo - Allegro (Christopher Warren-Green, violin; Robert Truman, cello)
Swan Lake, Op.20, Act I, 5. Pas de deux: II. Andante - Allegro - Molto più mosso (Christopher Warren-Green, violin)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op.44: II. Andante non troppo
Spartacus highlights (1993 Remastered Version): Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia: Spartacus highlights (1993 Digital Remaster): Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Symphony in C (2000 Remastered Version): Adagio: Symphony in C (2000 Digital Remaster): Adagio
Monotones I: Gymnopedie No.1: Lent et Douloureux
Monotones I: Gymnopedie No.2: Lent et Triste
Monotones I: Gymnopedie No.3: Lent et Grave
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: IV. Grand Adage
Giselle (1996 Remastered Version), Act I, No.5, Peasant pas de deux (Burgmuller): Adagio: Giselle (1996 Digital Remaster), Act I, No.5, Peasant pas de deux (Burgmuller): Adagio
Giselle (1996 Remastered Version), Act II: No.13 Albrecht appears: Giselle (1996 Digital Remaster), Act II: No.13 Albrecht appears
La Fille mal gardée, Act II: 29. Pas de deux
Pas de Deux (Act III)
La Bayadere: Solor Searches For And Finds Nikiya's Shade
Coppélia (2009 Remastered Version), Act I: No.5 Ballade: Coppélia (2009 - Remaster), Act I: No.5 Ballade
Coppélia (2009 Remastered Version), Act III, Divertissements: III. La Prière: Coppélia (2009 - Remaster), Act III, Divertissements: III. La Prière
Coppélia (2009 Remastered Version), Act III, Divertissements: VII. La Paix: Coppélia (2009 - Remaster), Act III, Divertissements: VII. La Paix
Faust:Ballet Music (1987 Remastered Version): Adagio: Faust:Ballet Music (1987 - Remaster): Adagio
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 (1985 Remastered Version): Nocturne (Act III): A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61 (1985 - Remaster): Nocturne (Act III)
Raymonda Suite, Op.57 (1996 Remastered Version), Act I, Scene 2: Grand Adagio: Raymonda Suite, Op.57 (1996 - Remaster), Act I, Scene 2: Grand Adagio
Cinderella, Op.87, Act II: Pas de deux: The Prince and Cinderella (Adagio)
Cinderella, Op.87, Act III: The Prince finds Cinderella (Adagio passionato)
Cinderella, Op.87, Act III: Slow Waltz (Adagio)
Cinderella, Op.87, Act III: Amoroso (Andante dolcissimo)
Apollo - Ballet en deux tableaux (1947 revised version), Deuxième tableaux: Pas de deux (Apollon et Terpsichore)
Le Baiser de la Fée - Ballet in Four Scenes, Pas de deux:: B. Adagio
West Side Story - Symphonic Dances (orch. Sid Ramin & Irwin Kostal): Finale

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