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Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture

Virtuoso / Ashkenazy / Royal Philharmonic Orch
Release Date: 07/24/2012 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001707402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 15 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
Length: 18 Minutes 46 Secs. 
3.
Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Length: 23 Minutes 23 Secs. 
4.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 16 Minutes 10 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Capriccio italien, Op.45
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Francesca da Rimini, Op.32
Ouverture solennelle "1812," Op.49 - Choral version: Ouverture solennelle "1812", Op. 49 - Choral Version

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 Ranks with the best August 12, 2013 By Steve B. See All My Reviews "Great combination of Cannon and Chorus and fantastic,augmented orchestra. I have accumulated 20 versions of the 1812 over the years. This ranks right up there with the top 3. Really different and exciting." Report Abuse
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