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My Ballerina Album - Favorite Ballet Scenes And Melodies


Release Date: 11/12/2002 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 471744   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyLéo DelibesFrédéric ChopinLouis Ferdinand Herold,   ... 
Performer:  Michel SchwalbéJean-Marc LuisadaNicolas EconomouMartha Argerich
Conductor:  Herbert von KarajanAnatole FistoulariNeeme JärviJohn Lanchbery,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraGothenburg Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 1, Moderato "Swan Theme" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 2, Valse in A major by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 3, Danses des petits cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
4.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 4, 2nd Dance of the Queen by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 50 Secs. 
5.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 5, Danse hongroise "Czardas" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6.
Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a: no 6, Scène finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Michel Schwalbé (Violin)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
7.
Sylvia: Cortège rustique by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
8.
Sylvia: Pizzicato Polka by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9.
Les Sylphides: Nocturne no 10 in A flat major, Op.32 no 2 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
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. 
10.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Marc Luisada (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11.
La fille mal gardée: Act 1 - no 17a, Clog Dance by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Lanchberry
This selection is a DDD recording. 
12.
Les patineurs, Op. 183 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
13.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
14.
Tahiti Trot, Op. 16 "Tea for Two" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
15.
Aida: Ballet Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
16.
Coppélia: Ballade de l'épi by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
17.
Coppélia: Machine music by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
18.
Coppélia: Fête de la cloche "Divertissement introduction" by Léo Delibes
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
19.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Claude Debussy
This selection is a DDD recording. 
20.
Gaîté Parisienne: Overture from "La vie parisienne" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
21.
Gaîté Parisienne: Barcarolle from "Les contes d'Hoffmann" by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording.
'Gaîté Parisienne' is a pastiche of various works by Jacques Offenbach, selected and arranged as a ballet score by Manuel Rosenthal. 
22.
Cinderella, Op. 87: no 12, Spring Fairy by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940-1944; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
23.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 1, Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
24.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 2, March by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
25.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
26.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 4, Trépak by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
27.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 5, Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
28.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 6, Chinese Dance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 13 Secs. 
29.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 8, Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Mstislav Rostropovich
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
30.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 7, Dance of the Reeds by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Nicolas Economou (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nicolas Economou 
31.
Faust: Ballet Music - no 6, Variations du miroirs by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
32.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Ballet of the Sylphs by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
33.
Romeo and Juliet Suite no 1, Op. 64a: no 5, Masks by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
34.
Romeo and Juliet Suite no 2, Op. 64b: Montagues and Capulets by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
35.
La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours by Amilcare Ponchielli
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
36.
Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
Length: 20 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
37.
Les petits riens, K Anh. 10 (299b): Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
38.
Les petits riens, K Anh. 10 (299b): Pantomime by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
39.
Ballet Sketches, K 299c: Tambourine by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This work was completed and orchestrated by Erik Smith.
This selection is a DDD recording. 
40.
Faust: Ballet Music - no 1, Les Nubiennes by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 

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