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Great Ballet Classics

Album Summary

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Chopin, Frédéric : Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement)
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
>Delibes, Léo : Sylvia
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor
>Delibes, Léo : Coppélia
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A celebration of dance and ballet in a memorable programme of musical highlights from the world of theatre, performed by some of the world's great orchestras.



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Works Details

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a :: Waltz
  • Conductor: Hans Vonk
  • Running Time: 6 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
  • Conductor: András Kórodi
  • Running Time: 9 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
  • Conductor: Adam Fischer
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement) :: Waltz
  • Conductor: Heinz Fricke
  • Running Time: 5 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh :: Sabre Dance
  • Conductor: Adam Fischer
  • Notes: Composition written: 1943.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a :: Waltz of the Flowers
  • Conductor: Peter Wohlert
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Sylvia :: Prélude & Les Chasseresses
  • Conductor: János Sándor
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1880

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Ballet music
  • Conductor: János Sándor
  • Running Time: 8 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances
  • Conductor: Boris Hinchev
  • Running Time: 11 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppélia :: Czardas
  • Conductor: Heinz Fricke
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?1883