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>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>     Act 2. Scene
>     Act 2. Dance of the Little Swans
>     Act 3. Spanish Dance
>     Act 3. Neapolitan Dance
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>     Act 1. March
>     Act 2. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
>     Act 2. Trepak
>     Act 2. Chocolate
>     Act 2. Coffee
>     Act 2. Tea
>     Act 2. Dance of the Reed Flutes
>     Act 2. Waltz of the Flowers
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty
>     Act 1. Rose. Adagio
>     Act 3. Puss in Boots & the White Cat
>     Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 1. Pas de deux
>     Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 2. Variation 1
>     Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 3. Variation 2
>     Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 4. Coda
>     Act 3. Red Riding Hood & the Wolf
>Delibes, Leo [Composer] : Coppelia
>     Act 1. Waltz
>     Act 1. Mazurka
>     Act 2. Waltz of the Doll
>     Act 3. Celebration Dance
>Walton, William : Facade
>     Polka
>     Popular Song
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo & Juliet
>     Act 1. Dance of the Knights
>     Act 1. Balcony Scene
>Adam, Adolphe [Composer] : Giselle
>     Act 1. Waltz
>     Act 2. Pas de deux
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement)
>     Prelude in A, Op. 28/7
>     Grande Vlse brillante in E flat, Op. 18
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaite Parisienne
>     Overture
>Delibes, Leo [Composer] : Sylvia
>     Act 1. The Huntresses
>     Act 3. Pizzicati
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Lanchbery, John : Tales of Beatrix Potter
>     Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle's Laundry
>     The Mouse Waltz
>Sullivan, Arthur : Pineapple Poll
>     Opening Dance
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella
>     Act 1. Dance with the Shawl
>     Act 1. Spring Fairy
>     Act 1. Summer Fairy
>     Act 1. Grasshoppers & Dragonflies
>     Act 1. Autumn Fairy
>     Act 1. Winter Fairy
>     Act 1. 's departure for the Ball
>     Act 2. Duet of the Sisters with their Oranges
>     Act 2. Pas de deux
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>     Sabre Dance
>Hérold, Ferdinand : La Fille mal gardee
>     Act 1. Dance of the Cock & Hens
>     Act 1. Widow Simone - Clog Dance
>     Act 2. Finale

Album Summary

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty
>Delibes, Leo [Composer] : Coppelia
>Walton, William : Facade
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo & Juliet
>Adam, Adolphe [Composer] : Giselle
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement)
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaite Parisienne
>Delibes, Leo [Composer] : Sylvia
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Lanchbery, John : Tales of Beatrix Potter
>Sullivan, Arthur : Pineapple Poll
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>Hérold, Ferdinand : La Fille mal gardee
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Notes & Reviews:

These two richly-filled CDs provide a perfect introduction to the joys of ballet music. The set is intended to appeal specifically to young girls who are interested in ballet, but will also be enjoyed by all grown ups who are young at heart. It contains the best loved and most familiar items from many of the popular ballets that are frequently performed by all the great dance companies around the world.



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Works Details

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Act 2. Scene
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Act 2. Dance of the Little Swans
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 1 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Act 3. Spanish Dance
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Act 3. Neapolitan Dance
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 1. March
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Trepak
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 1 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Chocolate
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Coffee
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Tea
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 1 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Dance of the Reed Flutes
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker :: Act 2. Waltz of the Flowers
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 7 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 1. Rose. Adagio
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 6 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 3. Puss in Boots & the White Cat
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 1. Pas de deux
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 2. Variation 1
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 3. Variation 2
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 3. The Bluebird & Princess Florine. 4. Coda
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty :: Act 3. Red Riding Hood & the Wolf
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 1 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppélia :: Act 1. Waltz
  • Conductor: Jean-Baptiste Mari
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1870

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppélia :: Act 1. Mazurka
  • Conductor: Jean-Baptiste Mari
  • Running Time: 4 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1870

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppélia :: Act 2. Waltz of the Doll
  • Conductor: Jean-Baptiste Mari
  • Running Time: 2 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1870

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Coppélia :: Act 3. Celebration Dance
  • Conductor: Jean-Baptiste Mari
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1870

>Walton, William : Façade :: Polka
  • Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
  • Running Time: 1 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922-1927

>Walton, William : Façade :: Popular Song
  • Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922-1927

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo & Juliet :: Act 1. Dance of the Knights
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo & Juliet :: Act 1. Balcony Scene
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Adam, Adolphe [Composer] : Giselle :: Act 1. Waltz
  • Conductor: Robert Irving
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1841

>Adam, Adolphe [Composer] : Giselle :: Act 2. Pas de deux
  • Conductor: Robert Irving
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1841

>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Running Time: 9 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement) :: Prelude in A, Op. 28/7
  • Conductor: Robert Irving
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Les sylphides, ballet (arrangement) :: Grande Vlse brillante in E flat, Op. 18
  • Conductor: Robert Irving
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Overture
  • Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Sylvia :: Act 1. The Huntresses
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1876

>Léo Delibes (Composer) (1836 - 1891) : Sylvia :: Act 3. Pizzicati
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1876

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Conductor: Louis Frémaux
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Lanchbery, John : Tales of Beatrix Potter :: Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle's Laundry
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 2 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet

>Lanchbery, John : Tales of Beatrix Potter :: The Mouse Waltz
  • Conductor: John Lanchbery
  • Running Time: 4 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet

>Sullivan, Arthur : Pineapple Poll :: Opening Dance
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1951

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. Dance with the Shawl
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. Spring Fairy
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 1 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. Summer Fairy
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. Grasshoppers & Dragonflies
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. Autumn Fairy
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 1 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. Winter Fairy
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 1 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 1. 's departure for the Ball
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 2 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 2. Duet of the Sisters with their Oranges
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 1 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella :: Act 2. Pas de deux
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 4 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1940-1944

>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh :: Sabre Dance
  • Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
  • Notes: Composition written: 1941-42.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1941-1942

>Ferdinand Hérold (1791 - 1833) : La Fille mal gardée :: Act 1. Dance of the Cock & Hens
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Running Time: 1 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1828

>Ferdinand Hérold (1791 - 1833) : La Fille mal gardée :: Act 1. Widow Simone - Clog Dance
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Running Time: 2 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1828

>Ferdinand Hérold (1791 - 1833) : La Fille mal gardée :: Act 2. Finale
  • Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1828