Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake - Frank Kaderabek (trumpet); Margarita Csonka Montanaro (harp); Norman Carol (violin); William Stokking (cello);...
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The first of Tchaikovsky's great ballet scores, Swan Lake has been enshrined in the public's imagination as the classical ballet non pareil. Little is known of this work's origins and early history except from anecdotal evidence, and performances in Tchaikovsky's lifetime were variable and sporadic. The score was published posthumously, and it did not achieve lasting fame until after the 1895 revival by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. Swan Lake appears to have been assembled from an earlier amusement for children, The Lake ...

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake 2004, Warner Classics

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