Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 1 in G minor, op. 13 "Winter Dreams": I. Dreams of a Winter Journey. Allegro tranquillo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 11:47
2 Symphony no. 1 in G minor, op. 13 "Winter Dreams": II. Gloomy Land, Misty Land. Adagio cantabile ma non tanto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 11:54
3 Symphony no. 1 in G minor, op. 13 "Winter Dreams": III. Scherzo. Allegro sherzando giocoso
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 7:32
4 Symphony no. 1 in G minor, op. 13 "Winter Dreams": IV. Finale. Andante lugubre - Allegro maestoso
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 12:41
5 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: I. Ouverture miniature. Allegro giusto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:17
6 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: II. Danses caractéristiques: a) Marche Tempo di marcia viva
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:13
7 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: II. Danses caractéristiques: b) Danse de la Fée-Dragée. Andante non troppo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:54
8 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: II. Danses caractéristiques: c) Danse russe. Trépak. Molto vivace
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:06
9 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: II. Danses caractéristiques: d) Danse arabe. Allegretto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:22
10 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: II. Danses caractéristiques: e) Danse chinoise. Allegro moderato
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:07
11 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: II. Danses caractéristiques: f) Danse des mirlitons. Moderato assai
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:25
12 The Nutcracker - Suite, op. 71a: III. Valse des fleurs. Tempo di valse
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:35
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Tempest, op. 18
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 21:58
2 Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": I. Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivo - Andante sostenuto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 10:48
3 Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": II. Andantino marziale, quasi moderato
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 7:07
4 Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": III. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace - Trio. L'istesso tempo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:10
5 Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": IV. Finale. Moderato assai - Allegro vivo - Presto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 10:20
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 3 in D major, op. 29 "Polish": I. Introduzione. Moderato assai (Tempo di marcia funebre) - Allegro brillante
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 13:54
2 Symphony no. 3 in D major, op. 29 "Polish": II. Alla tedesca. Allegro moderato e semplice
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:50
3 Symphony no. 3 in D major, op. 29 "Polish": III. Andante elegiaco
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:47
4 Symphony no. 3 in D major, op. 29 "Polish": IV. Scherzo. Allegro vivo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:47
5 Symphony no. 3 in D major, op. 29 "Polish": V. Finale. Allegro con fuoco (Tempo di Polacca)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 8:21
6 Ouverture Solonnelle "1812": Largo - Andante - Allegro giusto
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 12:32
7 Ouverture Solonnelle "1812": Largo - Allegro vivace
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:59
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36: I. Andante sostenuto – Moderato con anima (in movimento di valse)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 19:41
2 Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36: II. Andantino in modo di canzona
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:57
3 Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36: III. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato – Allegro
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:34
4 Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36: IV. Finale. Allegro con fuoco
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:27
5 Romeo and Juliet (Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare): Andante non quasi moderato - Allegro giusto - Moderati assai
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 20:32
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: I. Andante – Allegro con anima
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 14:38
2 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: II. Andante cantabile con alcuna licenza
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 12:43
3 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro moderato
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:14
4 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: IV. Finale. Andante maestoso – Allegro vivace
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 12:09
5 The Voyevoda, op. 78: Allegro vivacissimo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 11:32
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique": I. Adagio - Allegro non troppo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 17:37
2 Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique": II. Allegro con grazia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 7:42
3 Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique": III. Allegro molto vivace
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:10
4 Symphony no. 6 in B minor, op. 74 "Pathétique": IV. Finale. Adagio lamentoso – Andante
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:25
5 Marche Slave, op. 31: Moderato in modo di marcia funebre
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 10:11

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 6–12)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (– 1892) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1866) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1991-03-13 – 1991-03-16) (tracks 1–12)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1991-03-13 – 1991-03-16) (tracks 1–12)
producer:
James Mallinson (producer) (tracks 1–12)
recording engineer:
Bud Graham (classical sound engineer) (1991-03-13 – 1991-03-16) (tracks 1–12)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1991-03-13 – 1991-03-16) (tracks 1–12)
arrangements:
The Nutcracker Suite: March (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 6)
The Nutcracker: Danse des mirlitons (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 11)
The Nutcracker: Ouverture miniature (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 5)
The Nutcracker: Valse des fleurs (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Nutrocker (track 6)
part of:
Symphony no. 1 in G minor, op. 13 "Winter Daydreams" (1874 revision, commonly performed) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Tchaikovsky (tracks 5–8, 10–11)
revision of:

CD 2

composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 1)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1872) (tracks 2–5)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1984-05-15) (tracks 1–5)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1984-05-15) (tracks 1–5)
revised by:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1879 – 1880) (tracks 2–5)
recorded at:
part of:
arrangements:
Finale from the "Little Russian" (for band, Gordon) (track 5)
is based on:
The Tempest (track 1)
part of:
Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian" (1880 revision [commonly performed]) (tracks 2–5)
recording of:
Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": I. Andante sostenuto – Allegro vivo (1880 revision [commonly performed]) (1984-05-15) (track 2)
Symphony no. 2 in C minor, op. 17 "Little Russian": II. Andantino marziale, quasi moderato (1880 revision [commonly performed]) (1984-05-15) (track 3)
The Tempest, op. 18 (1984-05-15) (track 1)
revision of:

CD 3

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1882-08-20) (tracks 6–7)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1875) (tracks 1–5)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-09 – 1880-11) (tracks 6–7)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1990-02-07 – 1990-02-10) (tracks 1–7)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1990-02-07 – 1990-02-10) (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1990-02-07 – 1990-02-10) (tracks 1–7)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 49) (tracks 6–7)
Works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky by opus number (number: op. 49) (tracks 6–7)
arrangements:
1812 Ofarture (tracks 6–7)
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 6–7)
is based on:
is the basis for:
1812 Overdrive (tracks 6–7)
part of:
partial recording of:
The Year 1812, Festival Overture in E-flat major, op. 49 (1990-02-07 – 1990-02-10) (tracks 6–7)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1869) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1877 – 1878) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1988-04-02 – 1988-04-04) (tracks 1–5)
dedicated to:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 5)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1988-04-02 – 1988-04-04) (tracks 1–5)
revised by:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1870) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (track 5)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1988-04-02 – 1988-04-04) (tracks 1–5)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 42) (track 5)
arrangements:
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (for piano four hands, Nadezhda Purgold) (track 5)
Symphony no. 4 in F minor, op. 36: IV. Finale. Allegro con fuoco (for piano four hands, Taneyev) (track 4)
part of:
recording of:
Romeo and Juliet, TH 42, ČW 39 (1880 version, commonly performed) (1988-04-02 – 1988-04-04) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
revision of:
Romeo and Juliet (1870, rarely performed) (track 5)

CD 5

composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1888-05 – 1888-08) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1985-02-25 – 1985-02-27) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1985-02-25 – 1985-02-27) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
Symphony Center: Orchestra Hall in Chicago, Illinois, United States (1985-02-25 – 1985-02-27) (tracks 1–5)
part of:
arrangements:
Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro moderato (for piano four hands, Taneyev) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Moon Love (track 2)
part of:
recording of:
The Voyevoda, symphonic ballad in A minor, op. 78 (1985-02-25 – 1985-02-27) (track 5)

CD 6

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1876-11-18) (track 5)
composer:
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876-09 – 1876-10) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1893-02 – 1893-08) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1986-11-10) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1986-11-10) (tracks 1–5)
recorded at:
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 45) (track 5)
is based on:
is the basis for:
アマール (track 5)
part of:
recording of:
Marche Slave in B-flat minor, op. 31 (1986-11-10) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of: Masters (Sony Classical)
ASIN: UK: B004H6P2ME [info]