Tchaikovsky: Masterworks Edition

Release Date: 9/4/2015
Catalog Number: B002362102
Number of Discs: 27

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Limited Edition. Renowned for his soaring melodies and dramatic style, Tchaikovsky was a master of many genres. This wide-ranging edition comprises his complete symphonies, orchestral suites and ballets, two celebrated operas, his great concertos, with significant excursions into his chamber and solo piano works, songs and sacred music – all interpreted by leading artists on Deutsche Grammophon and Decca.
Works on This Recording
1. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Mirella Freni (Soprano), Jurgen Hartfiel (Tenor), Neil Shicoff (Tenor), Ruthid Engert-ely (Mezzo Soprano), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Thomas Allen (Baritone), Rosemarie Lang (Alto)
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
2. Queen of Spades, Op. 68 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Regina Resnik (Mezzo Soprano), Galina Vishnevskaya (Soprano), Peter Gougaloff (Tenor), Bernd Weikl (Baritone), Dan Iordachescu (Baritone)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Russia
3. Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875-1876 ; Russia
4. Nutcracker, Op. 71 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
5. Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888-1889 ; Russia
6. Symphony no 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter daydreams" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866/1874 ; Russia
7. Symphony no 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
8. Symphony no 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875 ; Russia
9. Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
10. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; Russia
11. Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Yevgeny Mravinsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
12. Suite for Orchestra no 1 in D major, Op. 43 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878-1879 ; Russia
13. Suite for Orchestra no 2 in C major, Op. 53 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; Russia
14. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in G major, Op. 55 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Russia
15. Suite for Orchestra no 4 in G major, Op. 61 "Mozartiana" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Russia
16. Overture in F major by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
17. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1885 ;
18. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
19. Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869/1880 ; Russia
20. Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Russia
21. The voyevoda, Op. 78 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890-1891 ; Russia
22. The tempest, Op. 18 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; Russia
23. Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Russia
24. Festival Overture on the Danish National Hymn, Op. 15 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866 ; Russia
25. Fatum, Op. 77 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Russia
26. Hamlet Overture, Op. 67 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; Russia
27. Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
28. Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococo theme, Op. 33 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1876 ; Russia
29. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1880 ; Russia
30. Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Midori (Violin)
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; Russia
31. Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1886-88 ; Russia
32. Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Janine Jansen (Violin)
Conductor: Daniel Harding
Orchestra/Ensemble: Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
33. Elegy for Strings in G major by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal Philarmonic Orquestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Russia
34. Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 19: no 4, Nocturne in C sharp minor by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; Russia
35. Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890/1892 ; Russia
36. Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
37. Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
38. Sérénade mélancolique for Violin and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 26 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Gidon Kremer (Violin)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875 ; Russia
39. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
Period: Romantic
Written: 1871 ; Russia
40. Trio for Piano and Strings in A minor, Op. 50 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Gidon Kremer (Violin), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881-1882 ; Russia
41. Les saisons, Op. 37b by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic
42. Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 51: no 2, Polka by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1882 ; Russia
43. Aveu passioni for Piano in E minor by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890-1891 ; Russia
44. Morceaux (18) for Piano, Op. 72 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
45. My protector, my angel, my friend by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1855 ; Russia
46. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869 ; Russia
47. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 5, Why? by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869 ; Russia
48. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 2, Not a word, O my friend by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869 ; Russia
49. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 1, Do not believe, my friend by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1869 ; Russia
50. Take my heart away by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873 ; Russia
51. Songs (6), Op. 16: no 1, Cradle song by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
52. Songs (6), Op. 25: no 1, Reconciliation by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1874-1875 ; Russia
53. Songs (6), Op. 28: no 6, The fearful minute by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875 ; Russia
54. Songs (6), Op. 38: no 2, It was in early spring by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
55. Songs (12), Op. 60: no 6, Frenzied nights by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; Russia
56. Songs (12), Op. 60: no 7, Gypsy's song by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; Russia
57. Songs (12), Op. 60: no 12, The mild stars shone for us by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Russia
58. Songs (6), Op. 63: no 4, The first meeting by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Russia
59. Songs (6), Op. 63: no 5, The fires in the rooms were already out by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Russia
60. Songs (6), Op. 65: no 1, Où vas-tu, souffle d'aurore by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; Russia
61. Songs (6), Op. 73: no 4, The sun has set by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
62. Songs (6), Op. 73: no 2, Night by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
63. Songs (6), Op. 73: no 6, Again, as before, alone by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Larissa Gergieva (Piano), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
64. Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Nikolai Korniev
Orchestra/Ensemble: St Petersburg Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
65. Sacred pieces (9) for mixed Chorus by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Natalia Kornieva (Soprano), Elena Fedotova (Soprano), Marina Ushapovskaya (Alto)
Conductor: Nikolai Korniev
Orchestra/Ensemble: St Petersburg Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884-1885 ; Russia
66. Songs (6), Op. 73: no 6, Again, as before, alone by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano), Larissa Gergieva (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Russia
67. Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 41 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Nikolai Korniev
Orchestra/Ensemble: St Petersburg Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 1878 ; Russia
68. Sacred pieces (9) for mixed Chorus by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Natalia Kornieva (Soprano), Elena Fedotova (Soprano), Marina Ushapovskaya (Alto)
Conductor: Nikolai Korniev
Orchestra/Ensemble: St Petersburg Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884-1885 ; Russia
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