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Tchaikovsky: Symphonies No 1-6, Etc / Antal Dorati, Et Al


Release Date: 11/09/2004 
Label:  Mercury Living Presence   Catalog #: 000337402   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyAnton ArenskyAlexander Borodin
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia HungaricaMinneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This collection has the six Tchaikovsky Symphonies and a selection of other orchestral pieces in acclaimed recordings by Antal Dorati.

The Mercury Living Presence recordings have achieved legendary status for their outstanding sound quality and roster of famous artists in both core repertory and less well-known music. As well as a wide variety of Central European music, Mercury Living Presence achieved distinction for the wealth of American music that appeared on the label. These sets make these justly celebrated recordings available as box sets arranged by cycles of repertory or collections of music under the musical direction of one of the famous names linked with Mercury Living Presence.
This collection has the six Tchaikovsky Symphonies and a selection of other orchestral pieces in acclaimed recordings by Antal Dorati.

The Mercury Living Presence recordings have achieved legendary status for their outstanding sound quality and roster of famous artists in both core repertory and less well-known music. As well as a wide variety of Central European music, Mercury Living Presence achieved distinction for the wealth of American music that appeared on the label. These sets make these justly celebrated recordings available as box sets arranged by cycles of repertory or collections of music under the musical direction of one of the famous names linked with Mercury Living Presence.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter daydreams" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866/1874; Russia 
2.
Symphony no 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1872).
Composition revised: Russia (1880). 
3.
Symphony no 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Russia 
4.
Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Hungarica
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 
5.
Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
6.
Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
7.
Prince Igor: Overture by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
8.
Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
9.
Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
10.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Waltz by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
11.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
12.
Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
13.
Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 

Sound Samples

Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture
Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13 "Winter Reveries": 1. Allegro tranquillo
Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13 "Winter Reveries": 2. Adagio cantabile ma non tanto
Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13 "Winter Reveries": 3. Scherzo (Allegro scherzando giocoso)
Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13 "Winter Reveries": 4. Finale (Andante lugubre - Allegro maestoso)
Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17 "Little Russian": 1. Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivo
Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17 "Little Russian": 2. Andantino marziale, quasi moderato
Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17 "Little Russian": 3. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace - Trio. L'istesso tempo
Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17 "Little Russian": 4. Finale. Moderato assai - Allegro vivo - Presto
Symphony No.3 in D, Op.29 "Polish": 1. Introduzione e Allegro
Symphony No.3 in D, Op.29 "Polish": 2. Alla tedesca (Allegro moderato)
Symphony No.3 in D, Op.29 "Polish": 3. Andante elegiaco
Symphony No.3 in D, Op.29 "Polish": 4. Scherzo (Allegro vivo)
Symphony No.3 in D, Op.29 "Polish": 5. Finale (Allegro con fuoco)
Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, Op.35a

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