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: F. 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
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:
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:

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)

Release

ASIN: US: B000I2JHJA [info]