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Solti at the Ballet

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti

The Nutcracker suite brings consistently responsive playing from every department of this fine orchestra, and many touches of affectionate detail from Solti … The whole performance is relaxed... More…

2 CDs

$17.00

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Contents

Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne

Work length38:34
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1960-05-27
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Overture

Track length1:59

2. Allegro brillante

Track length1:06

3. Polka

Track length1:49

4. Allegro - Valse

Track length1:36

5. Mazurka (Allegro)

Track length2:12

6. Valse

Track length1:49

7. (Allegro)

Track length1:06

8. Polka

Track length1:18

9. Valse lente

Track length3:12

10. Tempo di marcia

Track length1:23

11. Valse

Track length1:52

12. Allegro vivo - Valse

Track length2:14

13. Allegro vivace. Misterioso

Track length2:06

14. Valse

Track length2:55

15. Allegro - Cancan

Track length2:26

16. Quadrille - Cancan

Track length1:34

17. Allegro moderato

Track length0:38

18. Allegro

Track length0:25

19. Leggiero

Track length1:01

20. Vivo

Track length1:07

21. Barcarolle

Track length4:46

Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque, PP120

Work length39:32
  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1957-04
  • Recording Venue: Rishon-le-Zion, Israel

Overture

Track length6:10

Tarantella

Track length2:46

Mazurka

Track length5:23

Cossack Danse

Track length4:51

Can-Can

Track length5:47

Valse lente

Track length5:46

Nocturne

Track length3:54

Galop

Track length4:55

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length26:41
  • Edward Druzinsky (harp), John Sharp (cello), Ruben Gonzalez (violin)
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1988-10-11
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

1. Scene - Swan Theme

Track length2:46

2. Valse in A

Track length6:54

3. Danse des petits cygnes

Track length1:33

4. Scene

Track length6:58

5a. Danse Hongroise

Track length3:10

5b. Danse Espagnole

Track length2:59

5c. Danse Napolitaine

Track length2:21

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

Work length23:21
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1986-01-28
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

1. Miniature Overture

Track length3:16

2a. March

Track length2:30

2b. Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy

Track length1:45

2c. Russian Dance (Trepak)

Track length1:07

2d. Arabian Dance (Coffee)

Track length3:37

2e. Chinese Dance (Tea)

Track length1:13

2f. Dance of the Reed-Pipes

Track length2:41

3. Waltz of the Flowers

Track length7:12

Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Work length9:51
  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1957-04
  • Recording Venue: Rishon-le-Zion, Israel