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Romantic Ballets

Romantic Ballets / Various
Release Date: 05/17/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 49849   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnVittorio RietiFrédéric ChopinErik Satie,   ... 
Performer:  Delia WallisLilian WatsonGarrick Ohlsson
Conductor:  André PrevinTerence KernLouis FrémauxSir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finchley Children's Music Group
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 29 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Delia Wallis (), Lilian Watson ()
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finchley Children's Music Group
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 43 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2. Night Shadow (After Vincenzo Bellini) by Vittorio Rieti
Conductor:  Terence Kern
Period: Modern 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
3. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 1 in C sharp minor, B 91 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
4. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
6. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 07/30/1976 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
8. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 2, Lent et triste by Erik Satie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 07/30/1976 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
9. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 07/30/1976 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
10. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Louis Frémaux
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Venue:  De Montfort Hall, Leicester 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11. Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65 by Carl Maria von Weber
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/09/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 8 Minutes 35 Secs. 
12. The Lady and the Fool: 3. Allegretto by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
13. The Lady and the Fool: 4. Tarantella by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
14. The Lady and the Fool: 5. Commedia by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 53 Secs. 
15. The Lady and the Fool: 6. Grand Adage by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 52 Secs. 
16. The Lady and the Fool: 10. Man's Solo by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
17. The Lady and the Fool: 12. Scene - Pas de deux by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
18. The Lady and the Fool: 13. Finale extract by Sir Charles Mackerras
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 

Sound Samples

A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Overture, Op. 21
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Scherzo (Entr'acte to Act 2)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Melodram: 'Over hill, over dale' and March of the Elves (Act 2)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Song with chorus: 'You spotted snakes' (Act 2)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Nocturne (Act 3)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Wedding March (Entr'acte to Act 5)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Fanfare and Funeral March (Act 5)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Bergomask (Dance of the Rustics: Act 5)
A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61 (1985 Digital Remaster): Finale: 'Through the house' (Act 5)
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: II. Allegretto
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: I. Tarantella
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: III. Commedia
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: IV. Grand Adage
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: V. Man's Solo
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: VI. Pas de deux
The Lady and the Fool - Suite: VII. Finale
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Introduction
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Entrée du Počte
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Divertissement I
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Divertissement II
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Divertissement III
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Divertissment IV
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Divertissement V
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Divertissement VI
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Pas de deux
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Polonaise
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Variation de la Sonnambule
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Pas de deux
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Danse générale
Night Shadow (1996 Digital Remaster): Élégie
Nocturnes (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 7 in C sharp minor Op. 27 No. 1
Nocturnes (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 15 in F minor Op. 55 No. 1
Nocturnes (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 16 in E flat major Op. 55 No. 2
Nocturnes (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 2 in E flat major Op. 9 No. 2
Monotones I: Gymnopedie No.1: Lent et Douloureux
Monotones I: Gymnopedie No.2: Lent et Triste
Monotones I: Gymnopedie No.3: Lent et Grave
Le Carnaval des animaux - Grand Fantaisie zoologique: Le Cygne
Invitation to the Dance, 'Aufforderung zum Tanze' J260 (1988 Digital Remaster)

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