Essential Ballet - 2CDs


 

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2010 Warner compilation of favourite ballet pieces from EMI recordings.

Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake op.20: No.10: Scene, Dance of the Little Swans, Dance of the Cygnets, Andante - Andante non troppo - Allegro & Spanish Dance - Christopher Warren-Green (violin) & Robert Truman (cello)with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Lanchbery. Recorded 20 April and 12 & 16-20 May 1982, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty op. 66: Rose Adagio & Waltz - Christopher Warren-Green (violin) with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Lanchbery. Recorded 12-16 & 21-22 July 1982, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker op. 71: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, Dance of the Reed Flutes & Waltz of the Flowers - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Lanchbery. Recorded 1-19 April 1982, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Minkus - Pas de deux - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Robert Irving

Hérold - La Fille mal gardèe: Widow Simone’s Clog Dance & Pas de Deux - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth. Recorded 12 & 13 March 1983, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Prokofiev – Cinderella: Four Fairies - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn. Recorded 6-18 April 1983, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Prokofiev - Cinderella op.87 Act II: Pas de deux: The Prince and Cinderella (Adagio) - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn. Recorded 6-18 April 1983, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Khachaturian - Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia [Spartacus] - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yuri Temirkanov. Recorded 10/11 November 1983 & 1 February 1985, Abbey Road Studio No.1

 Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet op. 64: Dance of the Knights & Balcony Scene - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn. Recorded 8-14 June 1973, Kingsway Hall, London

Adam – Giselle: Valse (Act I) & Pas de deux (Act II) - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Robert Irving. Recorded 28 & 30th May 1961, Abbey Road Studios, London.

Drigo - Le Corsaire - Pas de deux and Variations - London Festival Ballet Orchestra conducted by Terence Kern

Delibes – Coppélia: Waltz & Czárdás - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Recorded 2 April 1969, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Offenbach - Gaîté Parisienne: Overture [La Vie Parisienne] - L'Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo conducted by Manuel Rosenthal. Recorded 20-24 May 1976, Palais Garnier, Monte Carlo

Delibes - Sylvia: Pizzicati - New Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Recorded 9 May 1968, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Stravinsky - Petrushka - Première tableau: Le tour de passe-passe - Danse russe - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Recorded 3 & 4 Oct. 1986, Warwick Arts Centre,

Stravinsky - Apollo (1947 revised version), Deuxième tableaux: Coda (Apollon et les Muses) - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. Recorded April 1988, Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre

Chopin - Les Sylphides: Grande Valse brillante in Eb op.18 - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Robert Irving. Recorded 10 April 1959, no.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Poulenc - Les Biches: Rondeau - Philharmonia Orchestra & Ambrosian Singers conducted by Georges Prêtre. Recorded 24-25 Nov. 1980, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé: excerpt - London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra conducted by André Previn. Recorded 28-29 June 1982, no. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Franck - Symphonic Variations for piano & orchestra M46 - Jean-Philippe Collard (piano)with the Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse conducted by Michel Plasson. Recorded 25 & 26 July 1985, Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Satie - Gnossienne no. 1 - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden conducted by John Lanchbery. Recorded 30 July 1976, Abbey Road Studios, London

Lanchbery - Tales of Beatrix Potter: Mrs Tiggy-Winkle's Laundry - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden conducted by John Lanchbery. Recorded 1970, no. 1 Studio Abbey Road, London

Sullivan arr. Mackerras - Pineapple Poll: I Opening Dance - London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras. Recorded 26 & 27 March 1977, Henry Wood Hall, Southwark

Copland - Hoe Down [Rodeo] - Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Recorded 8 & 9 Oct. 1985, Powell Symphony Hall, St. Louis, USA

Tchaikovsky - Serenade for strings in C op.48: II, Waltz - City of London Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox. Recorded April 1989 & June 1990, St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London

Fauré – Finale [Shylock incidental music op.57] (2001 Digital Remaster)- Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse conducted by Michel Plasson. Recorded 15-19 June 1980. Halle aux Graines,Toulouse

Bizet - Symphony in C: IVth mvt, Finale - City of London Sinfonia conducted by Richard Hickox. Recorded 9 & 11 Feb.1988, Henry Wood Hall, London