Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48: I. Pezzo in Forma Di Sonatina
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 9:43
2 Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48: II. Waltz
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:49
3 Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48: III. Elegia
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 8:36
4 Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48: IV. Finale
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 7:54
5 The Nutcracker, Ballet Suite, op. 71A: Dance of the Mirlitons
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:37
6 The Nutcracker, Ballet Suite, op. 71A: Chinese Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:02
7 The Nutcracker, Ballet Suite, op. 71A: Arabian Dance
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 3:59
8 Francesca da Rimini, symphonic fantasy after Dante, op. 32
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 22:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: I. Andante - allegro con anima
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 13:10
2 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: II. Andante cantabile
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 11:34
3 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: III. Valse, allegro moderato
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:27
4 Symphony no. 5 in E minor, op. 64: IV. Finale
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 11:02
5 Sleeping Beauty: Pas de deux
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 5:16
6 Capriccio italien, op. 45
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 14:26
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in E-flat minor, op. 48: I. Andante - allegro moderato
Alexander Glazunov 13:00
2 Symphony no. 4 in E-flat minor, op. 48: II. Scherzo, allegro vivace
Alexander Glazunov 5:18
3 Symphony no. 4 in E-flat minor, op. 48: III. Andante - allegro
Alexander Glazunov 12:01
4 Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh: I. Prelude - Hymn to Nature
Nikolai Rimksy-Korsakov 4:29
5 Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh: II. Bridal Procession
Nikolai Rimksy-Korsakov 3:28
6 Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh: III. Tartar invasion and Battle of Kerzenets
Nikolai Rimksy-Korsakov 4:25
7 Tale of the Invisible City of Kitezh: IV. Death of Frevronya and Apotheosis
Nikolai Rimksy-Korsakov 10:53
8 Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
Mikhail Glinka 4:55
9 Dance of the Buffoons
Maximilian Steinberg 2:45
10 Dance of Gillina
Maximilian Steinberg 3:12
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 2 in G major: I. The Song of the Forest
Vadim Salmanov 3:41
2 Symphony no. 2 in G major: II. Call of Nature
Vadim Salmanov 9:41
3 Symphony no. 2 in G major: III. At the Sunset
Vadim Salmanov 7:48
4 Symphony no. 2 in G major: IV. The Forest Is Singing
Vadim Salmanov 7:06
5 Symphony no. 3
Aram Khachaturian 24:41
6 Baba-Yaga, op. 56
Anatoly Lyadov 3:33
7 Khovantchina: Dawn on Moskwa River
Modest Mussorgsky 4:59
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 5 in D minor, op. 47: I. Moderato
Dmitri Shostakovich 14:21
2 Symphony no. 5 in D minor, op. 47: II. Allegretto
Dmitri Shostakovich 4:59
3 Symphony no. 5 in D minor, op. 47: III. Largo
Dmitri Shostakovich 12:14
4 Symphony no. 5 in D minor, op. 47: IV. Allegro non troppo
Dmitri Shostakovich 10:29
5 Heroic Poem
Alexey Zhivotov 19:30
CD 6
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: I. Andante tranquillo
Béla Bartók 7:15
2 Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: II. Allegro
Béla Bartók 7:34
3 Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: III. Adagio
Béla Bartók 6:57
4 Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: IV. Allegro molto
Béla Bartók 6:56
5 Apollon Musagete: Scene I. Prologue: Naissance d'Apollon
Igor Stravinsky 5:06
6 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Apollon et les Muses
Igor Stravinsky 2:43
7 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Pas d'Action
Igor Stravinsky 4:40
8 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Var de Calliope
Igor Stravinsky 1:35
9 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Var de Polymnie
Igor Stravinsky 1:21
10 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Var de Terpsichore
Igor Stravinsky 1:44
11 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Var d'Apollon
Igor Stravinsky 2:42
12 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Pas de deux
Igor Stravinsky 4:11
13 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Coda - Apollon et les Muses
Igor Stravinsky 2:58
14 Apollon Musagete: Scene II. Apotheose
Igor Stravinsky 3:58
CD 7
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Götterdämmerung: Siegfried's Funeral March
Richard Wagner 8:53
2 Tristan & Isolde: Prelude und Liebestod
Richard Wagner 17:04
3 Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, op. 64c: I. Montagues and Capulets
Sergei Prokofiev 4:58
4 Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, op. 64c: II. Juliet the Young Girl
Sergei Prokofiev 3:48
5 Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, op. 64c: III. Friar Laurence
Sergei Prokofiev 2:20
6 Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, op. 64c: V. Romeo and Juliet before Parting
Sergei Prokofiev 8:04
7 Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, op. 64c: VII. Dance of the Girls
Sergei Prokofiev 1:49
8 Romeo and Juliet: Suite no. 2, op. 64c: VIII. Romeo at Juliet's Tomb
Sergei Prokofiev 5:41
CD 8
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 9 in D minor: I. Feierlich, misterioso
Anton Bruckner 23:27
2 Symphony no. 9 in D minor: II. Scherzo, bewegt, lebhaft - Trio, schnell
Anton Bruckner 10:07
3 Symphony no. 9 in D minor: III. Adagio, langsam, feierlich
Anton Bruckner 25:52
CD 9
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: I. Adagio - allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:40
2 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:18
3 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: III. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
4 Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:03
5 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: I. Adagio molto - allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:41
6 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: II. Larghetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:23
7 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: III. Scherzo, allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:23
8 Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36: IV. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:54
CD 10
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Overture Le Nozze di Figaro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:00
2 Overture Freischütz
Carl Maria von Weber 8:59
3 Carmen, entr'acte to Act 4
Georges Bizet 2:12
4 L'Arlésienne Suite - Farandole
Georges Bizet 2:50
5 Nocturnes - Nuages
Claude Debussy 8:20
6 Nocturnes - Fetes
Claude Debussy 6:48
7 Prélude a l'après-midi d'un faun
Claude Debussy 9:45
8 Le Poème de l'extase
Alexander Scriabin 20:02

Credits

CD 1

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1877-03-09) (tracks 8, 8)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 5, 5–6, 6–7, 7)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876-10 – 1876-11) (tracks 8, 8)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880) (tracks 1, 1–2, 2–3, 3–4, 4)
conductor:
Evgeny Mravinsky (1947-03-17) (tracks 1–4)
Evgeny Mravinsky (1948-03-11) (tracks 5–7)
Evgeny Mravinsky (1949-03-25) (tracks 1–4)
Evgeny Mravinsky (1972-01-27) (track 8)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1947-03-17) (tracks 1–4)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1948-03-11) (tracks 5–7)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1949-03-25) (tracks 1–4)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1972-01-27) (track 8)
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 46) (tracks 8, 8)
Works of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky by opus number (number: op. 32) (tracks 8, 8)
arrangements:
The Nutcracker: Danse des mirlitons (for organ, Goss-Custard) (tracks 5, 5)
is the basis for:
live recording of:
Francesca da Rimini, op. 32 (1972-01-27) (track 8)
part of:
Serenade for Strings in C major, op. 48 (tracks 1, 1–2, 2–3, 3–4, 4)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Tchaikovsky (tracks 5, 5–6, 6)
revision of:

CD 2

premiered in:
Moskva, Russia (1880-12-18) (track 6)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 5)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1880-01 – 1880-05) (track 6)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1888-05 – 1888-08) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Evgeny Mravinsky (tracks 1–6)
dedicated to:
orchestra:
part of:
The Tchaikovsky Handbook (number: TH 47) (track 6)
arrangements:
Capriccio Italien (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Capriccio Italien, op. 45 (for wind band, Winterbottom) (track 6)
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:

CD 3

composer:
Максимилиан Осеевич Штейнберг (Maximilian Osseyevich Steinberg) (tracks 9–10)
Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer) (1837 – 1842) (track 8)
conductor:
Evgeny Mravinsky (tracks 1–3, 8–10)
Evgeny Mravinsky (1949-04-04) (tracks 4–7)
orchestra:
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (tracks 1–3, 8–10)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1949-04-04) (tracks 4–7)
part of:
Till Eulenspiegel (tracks 9–10)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 4

composer:
Анатолий Константинович Лядов (Russian composer) (1905) (track 6)
Արամ Խաչատրյան (Soviet-Armenian composer, Aram Khachaturian) (1947) (track 5)
conductor:
Evgeny Mravinsky (tracks 1–7)
orchestra:
part of:
Works of Anatoly Lyadov by opus number (number: op. 56) (track 6)
Compositions of Aram Khachaturian (number: op. 67) (track 5)
arrangements:
orchestrations:
Khovanshchina: Prelude "Dawn on the Moskva River" (orchestrated by Shostakovich) (track 7)
Khovanshchina: Prelude: Dawn Over the River Moscow (orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov) (track 7)
part of:
Symphony no. 2 in G major (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:
Baba-Yaga, op. 56 (track 6)

CD 8

composer:
Anton Bruckner (1896) (tracks 1–3)
conductor:
Yevgeni Mravinsky (1980-01-29 – 1980-01-30) (tracks 1–3)
orchestra:
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1980-01-29 – 1980-01-30) (tracks 1–3)
live recording of:
Sinfonie Nr. 9 d-Moll, WAB 109: I. Feierlich, misterioso (1894 version, ed. Nowak 1951) (1980-01-29 – 1980-01-30) (track 1)
Sinfonie Nr. 9 d-Moll, WAB 109: II. Scherzo: Bewegt, lebhaft (1894 version, ed. Nowak 1951) (1980-01-29 – 1980-01-30) (track 2)
Sinfonie Nr. 9 d-Moll, WAB 109: III. Adagio. Langsam, feierlich (1894 version, ed. Nowak 1951) (1980-01-29 – 1980-01-30) (track 3)
part of:
Sinfonie Nr. 9 d-Moll, WAB 109 (1894 version, ed. Nowak 1951) (tracks 1–3)

CD 9

composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 5–8)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1806) (tracks 1–4)
conductor:
Evgeny Mravinsky (tracks 1–8)
orchestra:
arrangements:
later versions:
part of:
Symphony no. 2 in D major, op. 36 (movement) (tracks 5–8)
Symphony no. 4 in B-flat major, op. 60 (movement) (tracks 1–4)
recording of:

CD 10

arranger:
Ernest Guiraud (track 4)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786) (track 1)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1872) (track 4)
Claude Debussy (1891 – 1894-09) (track 7)
Claude Debussy (1897-12 – 1899-12) (tracks 5–6)
conductor:
Evgeny Mravinsky (tracks 1–6, 8)
Evgeny Mravinsky (1965-02-28) (track 7)
dedicated to:
Raymond Bonheur (track 7)
orchestra:
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra (1965-02-28) (track 7)
premiered at:
[concert] (1900-12-09) (tracks 5–6)
[concert] (1894-12-22) (track 7)
publisher:
Eugène Fromont (1895-10) (track 7)
part of:
Works of Alexander Scriabin by opus number (number: op. 54) (track 8)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 86) (track 7)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 87) (track 7)
arrangements:
Extract from "The Afternoon of a Faun" (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 7)
Le Poème de l'extase, op. 54 (two pianos verion by Lev Conus) (track 8)
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98: I. Nuages (arranged by Ravel for piano duo) (track 5)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98: II. Fêtes (arranged by Ravel for piano duo) (track 6)
Ouverture aus der Oper Der Freischütz, S. 575 (for solo piano, Liszt) (track 2)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for chamber ensemble, Sachs) (track 7)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Debussy) (track 7)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for two pianos, Ravel) (track 7)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (for flute and piano, arr. Samazeuilh) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: II. Aragonaise (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts III and IV) (track 3)
Mozart/Figaro (track 1)
Prélude à L'après-midi d'un faune (arr. Tomita) (track 7)
later versions:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for piano, Bizet) (track 4)
part of:
Carmen: Acte III (track 3)
Der Freischütz (track 2)
Nocturnes, L. 91, CD 98 (for orchestra) (tracks 5–6)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2 (for orchestra) (track 4)
recording of:
Carmen : Acte III. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts III & IV) (track 3)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for orchestra) (track 4)
Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86, CD 87 (for orchestra) (1965-02-28) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:

Release

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