Tracklist

CD 1: "Winter Dreams" / The Nutcracker
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams": I. Allegro Tranquillo "Dreams of a Winter Journey"
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 11:48
2 Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams": II. Adagio Cantabile Ma Non Tanto "Land of Desolation, Land of Mists"
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 11:54
3 Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams": III. Scherzo. Allegro Scherzando Giocoso
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 7:33
4 Symphony No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams": IV. Finale. Andante Lugubre – Allegro Moderato – Allegro Maestoso – Allegro Vivo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 12:42
5 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: I. Ouverture: Allegro Giusto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:17
6 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), O. 71a: II. Danses Caracteristiques: A. Marche: Tempo di Marcia Viva
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:14
7 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: II. Danses Caracteristiques: B. Danse de La Fee Dragee: Andante Non Troppo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 1:54
8 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: II. Danses Caracteristiques: C. Danse Russe (Trepak): Tempo di Trepak, Molto Vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 1:07
9 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: II. Danses Caracteristiques: D. Danse Arabe: Allegretto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:22
10 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: II. Danses Caracteristiques: E. Danse Chinoise: Allegro Moderato
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 1:08
11 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: II. Danses Caracteristiques (feat. Danse Des Mirlitons: Moderato Assai)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:26
12 The Nutcracker (Ballet Suite), Op. 71a: III. Valse Des Fleurs: Tempo di Valse
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:36
CD 2: The Tempest / "Little Russian"
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Tempest, Op. 18 (Symphonic Fantasy After Shakespeare) Andante Con Moto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 22:03
2 Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": I. Andante Sostenuto – Allegro Vivo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 10:52
3 Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": II. Andantino Marziale, Quasi Moderato
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 7:11
4 Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": III. Scherzo. Allegro Molto Vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:10
5 Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": IV. Finale. Moderato Assai – Allegro Vivo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 10:24
CD 3: "Polish" / 1812 Overture
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 "Polish": I. Introduzione: Moderato Assai / Allegro Brillante
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 13:54
2 Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 "Polish": II. Alla Tedesca: Allegro Moderato E Simplice
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:50
3 Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 "Polish": III. Andante Elegiaco
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:47
4 Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 "Polish": IV. Scherzo: Allegro Vivo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:47
5 Symphony No. 3 in D Major, Op. 29 "Polish": V. Finale: Allegro Con Fuoco
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 8:21
6 1812 Overture, Op. 49: Largo / Andante / Allegro Giusto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 12:32
7 1812 Overture, Op. 49: Largo Vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 2:00
CD 4: Symphony No. 4 / Romeo and Juliet
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: I. Andante Sostenuto – Moderato Con Anima – Moderato Assai, Quasi Andante – Allegro Vivo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 19:41
2 Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: II. Andantino in Modo di Canzona
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:57
3 Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: III. Scherzo. Pizzicato Ostinato – Allegro
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:34
4 Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: IV. Finale. Allegro Con Fuoco
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:27
5 Romeo and Juliet (Fantasy Overture After Shakespeare): Andante Non Quasi Moderato - Allegro Giusto - Moderati Assai
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 20:32
CD 5: Symphony No. 5 / Voyevoda
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: I. Andante – Allegro Con Anima
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 14:38
2 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante Cantabile – Moderato Con Anima – Andante Mosso – Allegro Con Troppo – Tempo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 12:43
3 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro Moderato
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:14
4 Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: IV. Finale. Andante Maestoso – Allegro Vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 12:09
5 The Voyevoda, Symphonic Ballad in a Minor, Op. 78: Allegro Vivacissimo – Moderato – Allegro Vivacissimo
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 11:32
CD 6: "Pathétique" / Marche Slave
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": I. Adagio - Allegro Non Troppo - Andante - Moderato Mosso - Andante - Moderato Assai
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 17:37
2 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": II. Allegro Con Grazia
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 7:42
3 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": III. Allegro Molto Vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:10
4 Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": IV. Finale. Adagio Lamentoso – Andante
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:25
5 Marche Slave, Op. 31: Moderato in Modo di Marcia Funebre - Piu Mosso: Allegro - Andante Molto Maestoso - Allegro Risouto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 10:11
6 Suite no. 4 in G major, op. 61 "Mozartiana": I. Gigue
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 1:35
7 Suite no. 4 in G major, op. 61 "Mozartiana": II. Menuet
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:56
8 Suite no. 4 in G major, op. 61 "Mozartiana": III. Preghiera
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:31
9 Suite no. 4 in G major, op. 61 "Mozartiana": IV. Theme and Variations
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 13:08
CD 7: Manfred Symphony / Sérénade Mélancolique / Mélodie in E-Flat Major
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Manfred Symphony, Op. 58: I. Lento Lugubre - Moderato Con Moto - Andante
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 16:22
2 Manfred Symphony, Op. 58: II. Vivace Con Spirito
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 9:37
3 Manfred Symphony, Op. 58: III. Andante Con Moto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 10:28
4 Manfred Symphony, Op. 58: IV. Allegro Con Fuoco
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 19:00
5 Sérénade Mélancolique in B Major, Op. 26
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 8:49
6 Mélodie in E-Flat Major, Op. 42 No. 3
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 3:32
CD 8: Suite No. 2 / Suite No. 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Suite No. 2 in C Major for Orchestra, Op. 53: I. Jeu de Sons
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 11:15
2 Suite No. 2 in C Major for Orchestra, Op. 53: II. Valse
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:50
3 Suite No. 2 in C Major for Orchestra, Op. 53: III. Scherzo Burlesque
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:10
4 Suite No. 2 in C Major for Orchestra, Op. 53: IV. Rêves D'Enfant
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 10:01
5 Suite No. 2 in C Major for Orchestra, Op. 53: V. Danse Baroque
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:02
6 Suite No. 3 in G Major for Orchestra, Op. 55: I. Elégie. Andante Molto Cantabile
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 10:34
7 Suite No. 3 in G Major for Orchestra, Op. 55: II. Valse Mélancolique. Allegro Moderato
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 5:42
8 Suite No. 3 in G Major for Orchestra, Op. 55: III. Scherzo. Molto Vivace
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 4:51
9 Suite No. 3 in G Major for Orchestra, Op. 55: IV. Tema Con Variazioni. Andante Con Moto
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 19:38

Credits

CD 1: "Winter Dreams" / The Nutcracker

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: The Tempest / "Little Russian"

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: "Polish" / 1812 Overture

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: Symphony No. 4 / Romeo and Juliet

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: Symphony No. 5 / Voyevoda

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: "Pathétique" / Marche Slave

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1876-11-18) (track 5)
composer:
Franz Liszt (track 8)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 6–7, 9)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876-09 – 1876-10) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1887) (tracks 6–9)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1893-02 – 1893-08) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Michael Tilson Thomas (tracks 6–9)
Claudio Abbado (1986-11-10) (tracks 1–5)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 6–9)
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)
orchestration of:
À la Chapelle Sixtine, S. 461/2 (for solo piano, final version) (track 8)
part of:
recording of:
Marche Slave in B-flat minor, op. 31 (1986-11-10) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
version of:

CD 7: Manfred Symphony / Sérénade Mélancolique / Mélodie in E-Flat Major

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1876-01-28) (track 5)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1875-02) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1878-03 – 1878-05) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1885-05 – 1885-09) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Zubin Mehta (conductor) (tracks 5–6)
Michael Tilson Thomas (tracks 1–4)
dedicated to:
Leopold Auer (track 5)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 1–4)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 56) (track 5)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Sérénade mélancolique, op. 26 (for violin and piano, by the composer) (track 5)
part of:
recording of:
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, op. 42: III. Mélodie (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Sérénade mélancolique in B-flat minor, op. 26 (for violin and orchestra) (track 5)