Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4; The Nutcracker ()

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composed by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4; The Nutcracker - Mariinsky (Kirov) Theater Orchestra; Valery Gergiev (conductor)
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  1. Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71
  2. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
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Valery Gergiev last recorded The Nutcracker ballet in 1998, and for those who bought his approach to the music, that version has remained a favorite. This new release, well recorded in SACD sound at the Mariinsky Theatre concert hall, offers the right blend of something new and something continued. The complete Nutcracker is a weightier, more symphony-like work than the familiar Suite, which extracts the tunes from a substantially larger structure. Gergiev in 1998 emphasized the weight of the complete ballet, taking ...

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4; The Nutcracker 2016, Mariinsky

UPC: 822231859321

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