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Russian Ballets

Suites by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev & Khachaturian

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra, Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra

3 CDs

$13.25

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Contents

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 Suite

Work length29:46
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Nicolae Moldoveanu
  • Recorded: 13–15 July 2009
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom

Act I The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: No. 2. Valse

Track length7:19

Act II By a Lake: No. 10. Scene: Moderato

Track length6:34

Act II By a Lake: No. 13. Dances of the swans: IV. Allegro moderato

Track length1:31

Act II By a Lake: No. 13. Dances of the swans: V. Andante - Allegro

Track length8:05

Act III In the Castle of Prince Siegfried: A Ball at the Castle: No. 20. Hungarian Dance: Moderato assai - Allegro moderato - Vivace

Track length3:44

Act III In the Castle of Prince Siegfried: A Ball at the Castle: No. 21. Spanish Dance: Allegro non troppo (Tempo di bolero)

Track length2:33

 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66

Work length26:24
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Barry Wordsworth
  • Recorded: 31 May–2 June 2010
  • Recording Venue: Cadogan Hall, London, United Kingdom

Act I The Spell: Valse (Allegro: Tempo di valse)

Track length5:00

Act I The Spell: Pas d'action: I. Adagio a la rose (Andante - Adagio maestoso)

Track length6:35

Act II The Vision: Panorama (Andantino: The Awakening)

Track length2:09

Act III The Wedding: Pas de caractere (Puss-in-Boots and the White Cat) (Allegro moderato)

Track length2:31

Act III The Wedding: Pas de deux (Aurora and Florimund): III. Adagio (Andante non troppo)

Track length4:45

Act III The Wedding: Pas de deux (Aurora and Florimund): VI. Coda (Allegro vivace)

Track length1:22

Act III: Finale

Track length4:02

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71

Work length22:45
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • David Maninov

Overture

Track length3:25

Act I Tableau 1: March

Track length2:21

Act II Tableau 3: Divertissement: b. Coffee - Arabian Dance

Track length3:23

Act II Tableau 3: Divertissement: c. Tea - Chinese Dance

Track length1:06

Act II Tableau 3: Divertissement: d. Trepak - Russian Dance

Track length1:09

Act II Tableau 3: Divertissement: e. Dance of the Toy Flutes

Track length2:21

Act II Tableau 3: Variation 2: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy

Track length6:45

Act II Tableau 3: Waltz of the flowers

Track length2:15

Prokofiev: Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107

Work length26:58
  • Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra
  • Arnold Katz
  • Recorded: June 1997

I. Introduction

Track length2:16

II. Pas de Chale

Track length3:43

III. Quarrel

Track length3:27

IV. Fairy Godmother and Winter Fairy

Track length4:58

V. Mazurka

Track length4:50

VI. Cinderella Goes to the Ball

Track length2:46

VII. Cinderella's Waltz

Track length2:48

VIII. Midnight

Track length2:10

Prokofiev: Wedding Suite from The Tale of the Stone Flower, Op. 126

Work length19:38
  • Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra
  • Arnold Katz
  • Recorded: June 1997

I. Amorous Dance

Track length7:55

II. Dance of the fiancee's girl-friends

Track length2:09

III. Maiden's Dance

Track length3:46

IV. Ceremonial Dance

Track length2:20

V. Wedding Dance

Track length3:28

Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet Suite No. 2, Op. 64ter

Work length32:06
  • Novosibirsk Symphony Orchestra
  • Arnold Katz
  • Recorded: June 1997

I. Montagues and Capulets

Track length5:00

II. The Young Juliet

Track length3:51

III. Friar Laurence

Track length3:01

IV. Dance

Track length1:59

V. Romeo at Juliet's before Parting

Track length9:33

VI. Dance of the Antilles Girls

Track length2:19

VII. Romeo at the Grave of Juliet

Track length6:23

Khachaturian: Gayane

Work length31:02
  • Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
  • Evgeny Svetlanov
  • Recorded: 3–6 January 2000
  • Recording Venue: Moscow, Russia

Dance of the Rose Maidens

Track length2:42

Ayesha's Dance

Track length4:22

Dance of the Highlanders

Track length1:57

Lullaby

Track length5:53

Noune's Dance

Track length1:44

Armen's Var

Track length1:58

Gayane's Adagio

Track length4:00

Gayane: VIII. Lezghinka

Track length2:57

Dance with Tambourines

Track length2:59

Sabre Dance

Track length2:30

Khachaturian: Spartacus

Work length31:49
  • Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
  • Evgeny Svetlanov
  • Recorded: 3–6 January 2000
  • Recording Venue: Moscow, Russia

Act I: Introduction

Track length6:04

Aegina's Dance

Track length4:00

Scene and Dance with Crotalums

Track length3:52

Act III: Adagio de Spartacus et Phrygie

Track length9:43

Act II: Danse des filles de Dades et victoire de Spartacus

Track length8:10