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Ballet Adagios

Ballet Adagios / Various
Release Date: 06/16/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001299402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyCamille Saint-SaënsJules MassenetFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Julian Lloyd WebberRon Golan
Conductor:  Richard BonyngeNicholas CleoburyRaymond AgoultDavid Zinman,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraNew Symphony Orchestra of London
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 2 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
2.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
Conductor:  Nicholas Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
3.
La Vierge: Dernier sommeil de la Vierge by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Raymond Agoult
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
4.
Les Sylphides: Nocturne no 10 in A flat major, Op.32 no 2 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
5.
Faust, opera: Ballet Music: Adagio by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  David Zinman
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856-1859; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6.
Love's Dream after the Ball, Op 356 by Alphons Czibulka
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
7.
Coppélia, suite for orchestra: Peace by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Ron Golan (Viola)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1883; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
8.
Firebird Suite: Berceuse by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Le cigale, ballet in 2 acts: Valse très lente by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Post-Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
10.
Matinées musicales (Rossini Suite No.2), for orchestra, Op. 24: Nocturne by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Modern 
Written: 1941 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
11.
Le Beau Danube (The Blue/Beautiful Danube), ballet (Strauss works arr. by Desormière) by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 0 Secs. 
12.
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 3, Mélodie by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
13.
Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: The Last Farewell by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Period: Modern 
Written: 1935-1936 
Length: 9 Minutes 31 Secs. 
14.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
15.
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Aram Khachaturian
Period: Modern 
Written: 1950-1954 
Length: 9 Minutes 8 Secs. 
16.
Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement): Waltz by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
17.
The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: The Black Swan by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 9 Minutes 36 Secs. 
18.
Le roi de Lahore, opera in 5 acts (3 versions): Act 5. Entr'acte / Act 3. Adagio & Valse by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 7 Minutes 18 Secs. 
19.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 53 Secs. 
20.
Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Gayaneh's Adagio by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Aram Khachaturian
Period: Modern 
Written: 1941-1942 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
21.
Suite No.7 for orchestra ("Scènes alsaciennes"): Dimanche matin by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
22.
Cinderella, ballet, Op. 87: Valse by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Modern 
Written: 1940-1944; Soviet Union 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
23.
The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Act 1. Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 

Sound Samples

The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66 - Act 1: Rose Adagio
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Le Cygne
La Vièrge: The Last Sleep of the Virgin
Les Sylphides: Nocturne
Faust, Ballet Music: Adagio
Love's Dream After The Ball
Coppélia / Tableau 3: Peace
The Firebird (L'oiseau de feu) - Ballet (1910): Lullaby of the Firebird
Valse très lente
Matinées Musicales (Second Suite Of Five Movements From Rossini): Nocturne
Swan Lake, Op.20 - Act 1: No.9 Finale (Andante)
Le Beau Danube - Orchestrated: Roger Desormière: Andantino - Tempo di Valse...
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op.42: Melody
Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Act 3: The Last Farewell
Thaïs: Méditation
Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia
Les Sylphides: Waltz
Swan Lake, Op.20 - Act 3: The Black Swan
Le roi de Lahore, Opera in five Acts: Entr'acte Act V & Adagio & Waltz, Ballet Act III
The Nutcracker / Act 2: No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers
Gayaneh: Gayaneh's Adagio
Scènes Alsaciennes - Suite No.7 for Orchestra: 1. Dimanche matin
Cinderella, Op.87: Valse

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