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The Best Of Tchaikovsky


Release Date: 03/24/1991 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mariko HondaBalázs Szokolay
Conductor:  Ondrej LenárdStephen GunzenhauserKeith ClarkMichael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio SymphonySlovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3rd movement, Allegro con fuoco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
2. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
4. Concerto for Violin in D, Op. 35: 2nd movement, Canzonetta by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mariko Honda (Violin)
Conductor:  Keith Clark
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 20 Secs. 
5. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 1a, Act 1 - Miniature Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
6. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 14 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7. Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 29, Act 4 - Scčne finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8. Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: no 3, Chant sans paroles by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
9. Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": 3rd movement, March - Allegro molto vivace by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Length: 9 Minutes 41 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza - Moderato con anima
Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: II. Canzonetta: Andante
Nutcracker: Overture
1812 Festival Overture, Op. 49: 1812 Overture, Op. 49
Swan Lake: Final Scene
Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 20: Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: No. 3. Song without Words in F major
Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathetique": Allegro molto vivace

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