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Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty & Nutcracker Highlights / Kurtz, Menuhin


Release Date: 07/03/2001 
Label:  Emi Classics Double Fforte Catalog #: 74308   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 34 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: Introduction by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 2, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 4, Act 1 - Pas de trois by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 2 Secs. 
4.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 5, Act 1 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 10, Act 2 - Scène, Allegro moderato by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 13, Act 2 - Danses des cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 20b, Act 3 - Danse hongroise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
8.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 20c, Act 3 - Danse russe by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
9.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 1, Prologue - Introduction by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 3, Prologue - Scène dansante by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
11.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 4a, Prologue - Pas de Six by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
12.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
13.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 1 Secs. 
14.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9c, Act 1 - Aurora's Variation by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
15.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 24, Act 3 - Pas de quatre by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 26a, Act 3 - Pas de quatre, Adagio by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
17.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 25, Act 3 - Pas de caractère, Puss-in-Boots and the White Cat by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
18.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 28, Act 3 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
19.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 31, Act 3 - Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
20.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1a, Act 1 - Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
21.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 2, Act 1 - March of the Wooden Soldiers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
22.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 3, Act 1 - Children's Galop by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
23.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 8, Act 1 - The Forest of Fir Trees in Winter "Journey Through the Snow" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
24.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
25.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12g, Act 2 - Divertissements by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 57 Secs. 
26.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
27.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14a, Act 2 - Pas de deux by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 48 Secs. 
28.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14b, Act 2 - Tarantella by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 0 Minutes 42 Secs. 
29.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14c, Act 2 - Variation II, Sugar-Plum Fairy and Coda by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
30.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 15, Act 2 - Final Waltz and Apotheosis by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1958 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
31.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 23, Act 3 - Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Efrem Kurtz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1959 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): Introduction (Moderato assai)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one: No.2 Valse-Intrada (Tempo di valse)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.4 Pas de trois: a - Intrada
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.4 Pas de trois: b - Adagio (Andante sostenuto)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.4 Pas de trois: c - Allegro semplice - Presto
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.4 Pas de trois: d - Moderato
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.4 Pas de trois: e - Allegro
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.4 Pas de trois: f - Coda (Allegro vivace)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.5 Pas de deux: a - Tempo di valse
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.5 Pas de deux: b - Andante - Allegro - Molto più mosso
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.5 Pas de deux: c - Tempo di valse
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.5 Pas de deux: d - Coda (Allegro molto vivace)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act two: No.10 Scène (Moderato)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act two, No.13 Danse de cygnes: a - Tempo di valse
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act two, No.13 Danse de cygnes: b - Moderato assai - Molto più mosso
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act two, No.13 Danse de cygnes: d - Allegro moderato
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act two, No.13 Danse de cygnes: e - Andante - Andante non troppo
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three: No.20 Danse hongroises - Czardas (Moderato assai - Allegro moderato - Vivace)
Swan Lake, Op.20 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Appendix II: Danse russe (Cadenza - Andante semplice - Allegro vivo)
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): Introduction
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Prologue: No.2 Scène dansante - Entrance of the Fairies
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Prologue, No.3 Pas de six - The Fairies present their gifts: b - Adagio
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Prologue, No.3 Pas de six - The Fairies present their gifts: g - Variation V
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one: No.6 Valse
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.8 Pas d'action: a - Rose adagio
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act one, No.8 Pas d'action: c - Aurora's variation
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three: No.22 Polonaise
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.23 Pas de quatre: Pas de Quatre (Floristan & his Sisters)
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.23 Pas de quatre: b - Variation II (La Fée-d'argent)
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.23 Pas de quatre: d - Variation IV (La Fée-Diamant)
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.23 Pas de quatre: Coda
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.25 Pas de quatre - Blue Birds: a - Intrada
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.25 Pas de quatre - Blue Birds: b - Variation I
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.25 Pas de quatre - Blue Birds: c - Variation II
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.25 Pas de quatre - Blue Birds: Coda
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.26 Pas de caractère: a - Red Riding Hood & the Wolf
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.28 Pas de deux - Princess Aurora & Prince Florimund: b - Adagio
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.28 Pas de deux - Princess Aurora & Prince Florimund: d - Variation II
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three, No.28 Pas de deux - Princess Aurora & Prince Florimund: e - Coda
Sleeping Beauty Op. 66 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), Act three: No.30 Finale & Apothéose
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): Ouverture
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.2 Marche
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.3 Petit galop des enfants et entrée des parents
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.8 Scène
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.9 Valse de flacons de neige
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), No.12 Divertissement: a - Le chocolat
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), No.12 Divertissement: b - Le café
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), No.12 Divertissement: c - Le thé
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), No.12 Divertissement: d - Trépak
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster), No.12 Divertissement: Danse des mirlitons
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.13 Valse des fleurs
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.14 a - Pas de deux (La Fée Dragée avec le prince de Orgeat)
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): b - Variation I (Tarantella)
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): c - Variation II (Danse de la Fée dragée)
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): d - Coda
Nutcracker, Op.71 - highlights (2001 Digital Remaster): No.15 Valse finale

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