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About this Recording
A MAN OF THE WORLD – Jeremy Siepmann talks to the conductor Jun Märkl
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THE COLLABORATIVE CONDUCTOR – Jeremy Siepmann Interviews Dmitry Yablonsky

GREAT BALLET (10-CD Box Set)

Ballet was born from the late Renaissance movement in Europe, combining the classical skills of music, dance and drama. Its origins can be traced back to the dance traditions of the nobility in the French and Italian courts of the fifteenth century. The creation of classical ballet as we know it was developed under the auspices of Louis XIV, and was then further refined in France and Russia in the nineteenth century into the hugely influential and highly skilled concert dance form with which we are familiar today. Fittingly this collection starts in France, with one of the most haunting and memorable examples of the ballet form: Adam’s Giselle. We are then swept along in a whirlwind tour of some of the greatest Russian ballets by such great composers as Prokofiev, Khachaturian and Shostakovich, while no ballet anthology would be complete without Tchaikovsky’s three Romantic masterpieces Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker. From Delibes to Stravinsky, this collection amply demonstrates why ballet remains one of the most loved musical genres.



Disc 1

Adam, Adolphe

  Giselle (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Act I: Introduction 00:02:35
2.   Play with flash player Act I: Entree joyeuse des vendangeurs et vendangeuses (Entry of the Grape - Pickers) 00:01:36
3.   Play with flash player Act I: Entree de Loys 00:01:33
4.   Play with flash player Act I: Entree de Giselle 00:05:47
5.   Play with flash player Act I: Retour de la vendange et valse (The Grape - Pickers Return) 00:04:38
6.   Play with flash player Act I: Marche des vignerons (Grape - Pickers' March) 00:03:16
7.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas seul - Pas de deux des jeunes paysans 00:01:58
8.   Play with flash player Act I: Polacca 00:01:04
9.   Play with flash player Act I: Andante 00:01:49
10.   Play with flash player Act I: Allegretto pesante 00:00:49
11.   Play with flash player Act I: Allegro un peu loure 00:02:33
12.   Play with flash player Act I: Galop general 00:03:11
13.   Play with flash player Act I: Finale du 1er Acte et Scene de folie (Finale of Act 1 and Mad Scene) 00:05:41
14.   Play with flash player Act II: Introduction, halte des chasseurs et apparition des feux follets (The Huntsmen Rest…) 00:03:18
15.   Play with flash player Act II: Apparition de Myrthe et evocation magique (Myrthe Appears - Magical Evocation) 00:03:52
16.   Play with flash player Act II: Entree d'Hilarion, scene et fugue des Wilis - Grand pas de duex 00:02:31
17.   Play with flash player Act II: Adagio 00:05:36
18.   Play with flash player Act II: Variation 1: Andante 00:00:51
19.   Play with flash player Act II: Variation 2: Andante moderato 00:00:37
20.   Play with flash player Act II: Valse 00:00:52
21.   Play with flash player Act II: Ensemble des Wilis 00:02:00
22.   Play with flash player Act II: Finale 00:00:54
23.   Play with flash player Act II: Lever du soleil et arrivee de la cour (Sunrise and the Arrival of the Court) 00:04:06


Disc 2

Delibes, Léo

  Coppelia (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Act I: Prelude 00:04:30
2.   Play with flash player Act I: Valse 00:02:21
3.   Play with flash player Act I: Mazurka 00:04:08
4.   Play with flash player Act I: Theme slave varie 00:07:12
5.   Play with flash player Act I: Czardas - Danse hongroise 00:03:42
6.   Play with flash player Act II: Musique des automates 00:02:06
7.   Play with flash player Act II: Scene 00:01:12
8.   Play with flash player Act II: Valse de la poupée 00:02:04
9.   Play with flash player Act III: Marche de la cloche, Fete de la cloche - Divertissement 00:02:53
10.   Play with flash player Act III: Valse des heures 00:04:08
11.   Play with flash player Act III: L'aurore 00:02:36
12.   Play with flash player Act III: Variation 00:01:08
13.   Play with flash player Act III: Danse de fete 00:01:28
14.   Play with flash player Act III: Galop final 00:03:02
  Sylvia (Highlights)
15.   Play with flash player Act I: Prelude 00:04:43
16.   Play with flash player Act I: Valse lente 00:04:44
17.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene 00:04:32
18.   Play with flash player Act I: Cortege rustique 00:03:07
19.   Play with flash player Act III: Marche 00:01:58
20.   Play with flash player Act III: Cortege de Bacchus 00:04:44
21.   Play with flash player Act III: Divertissement: Pizzicati 00:02:14
22.   Play with flash player Act III: Divertissement: Andante 00:04:11
23.   Play with flash player Act III: Divertissement: Pas des esclaves 00:01:52
24.   Play with flash player Act III: Divertissement: Variation - Valse 00:01:15
25.   Play with flash player Act III: Divertissement: Strette - Galop 00:02:48


Disc 3

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  Swan Lake (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Introduction 00:02:24
2.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene 00:03:09
3.   Play with flash player Act I: Waltz 00:06:40
4.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas de trois: Intrada 00:02:27
5.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas de trois: Allegro semplice - Presto 00:01:04
6.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas de trois: Moderato 00:01:21
7.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas de trois: Allegro 00:01:03
8.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas de trois: Coda: Allegro vivace 00:01:39
9.   Play with flash player Act I: Dance of the goblets 00:03:51
10.   Play with flash player Act I: Finale: Flight of the Swans 00:01:45
11.   Play with flash player Act II: Dances of the swans: I. Tempo di valse 00:02:15
12.   Play with flash player Act II: Dances of the swans: II. Moderato assai 00:01:38
13.   Play with flash player Act II: Dances of the swans: IV. Allegro moderato 00:01:33
14.   Play with flash player Act II: Dances of the swans: V. Andante - Allegro 00:07:29
15.   Play with flash player Act II: Dances of the swans: VII. Coda: Allegro vivace 00:02:15
16.   Play with flash player Act II: Scene: Moderato 00:02:19
17.   Play with flash player Act III: Allegro giusto 00:02:39
18.   Play with flash player Act III: Dance of the corps de ballet and dwarves 00:02:51
19.   Play with flash player Act III: Arrival of the guests and waltz 00:03:22
20.   Play with flash player Act III: Mazurka 00:03:31
21.   Play with flash player Act III: Scene: Allegro 00:03:30
22.   Play with flash player Act IV: Dance of the cygnets: Moderato 00:03:49
23.   Play with flash player Act IV: Allegro agitato 00:03:10
24.   Play with flash player Act IV: Finale 00:06:33


Disc 4

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Introduction 00:03:20
2.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Marche - Entree du Roi Florestan et sa cour (Entrance of King Florestan and Court) 00:05:23
3.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Scene dansante - Entree des fees bonnes (Entrance of the Good Fairies) 00:04:48
4.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Pas de six: Adagio 00:04:47
5.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Coulante, Fleur de Farine (Variation II) 00:00:33
6.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Fee aux Miettes (Variation III) 00:01:13
7.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Canari qui chante (Variation IV) 00:00:36
8.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Violente (Variation V) 00:01:02
9.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Fee des Lilas (Variation VI) 00:01:20
10.   Play with flash player Le Prologue: Coda 00:01:53
11.   Play with flash player Act I: Valse 00:04:44
12.   Play with flash player Act I: Pas d'action: Adagio (Rose Adagio) 00:06:36
13.   Play with flash player Act I: Coda 00:02:42
14.   Play with flash player Act I: Finale 00:07:57
15.   Play with flash player Act II: The Vision and the Sleeping Beauty Awakened: Entr'acte et Scene 00:03:02
16.   Play with flash player Act II: Panorama 00:03:43
17.   Play with flash player Act II: Entr'acte symphonique (Le Sommeil) et Scene - The Sleep 00:08:00
18.   Play with flash player Act II: Finale 00:02:28
19.   Play with flash player Act III: The Wedding: Marche - Festive Procession 00:03:32
20.   Play with flash player Act III: Polacca - Cortege des Contes de Fees (The Good Fairies) 00:04:22
21.   Play with flash player Act III: Pas de quatre: Introduction 00:01:57
22.   Play with flash player Act III: La Fee - Argent (Variation II) 00:00:53
23.   Play with flash player Act III: La Fee - Diamant (Variation IV) 00:00:49
24.   Play with flash player Act III: Pas de quatre - Adagio 00:02:48
25.   Play with flash player Act III: Cendrillon et le Prince Fortune (Variation I) (Cinderella and Prince Fortune) 00:01:01
26.   Play with flash player Act III: Coda 00:01:37
27.   Play with flash player Act III: Apotheose 00:02:35


Disc 5

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

  The Nutcracker (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Act I: Overture 00:02:50
2.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene: Decorating the Christmas Tree 00:04:06
3.   Play with flash player Act I: March 00:02:29
4.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene: Galop for the Children 00:02:23
5.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene dansante 00:05:51
6.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene and Grandfather's Dance 00:06:13
7.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene 00:07:04
8.   Play with flash player Act I: Waltz of the Snowflakes 00:06:40
9.   Play with flash player Act II: Divertissements 00:11:31
10.   Play with flash player Act II: Waltz of the Flowers 00:06:50
11.   Play with flash player Act II: Pas de deux: The Sugar - Plum Fairy and Prince Orgead 00:09:24
12.   Play with flash player Act II: Closing Waltz and Apotheosis 00:05:23


Disc 6

Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich

  Vremena goda (The Seasons), Op. 67
1.   Play with flash player Winter: Introduction 00:02:15
2.   Play with flash player Winter: 4 Variations 00:01:27
3.   Play with flash player Winter: Frost 00:01:03
4.   Play with flash player Winter: Ice 00:01:17
5.   Play with flash player Winter: Hail 00:00:55
6.   Play with flash player Winter: Snow 00:00:52
7.   Play with flash player Winter: Coda 00:02:21
8.   Play with flash player Spring: Scene 00:05:21
9.   Play with flash player Summer: Scene 00:02:36
10.   Play with flash player Summer: Waltz of the Cornflowers and the Poppies 00:01:59
11.   Play with flash player Summer: Barcarolle 00:02:11
12.   Play with flash player Summer: Variations 00:01:06
13.   Play with flash player Summer: Coda 00:04:11
14.   Play with flash player Autumn: Bacchanale and Appearance of the Seasons (Winter - Spring - Bacchanalian Dance - Summer) 00:03:46
15.   Play with flash player Autumn: Petit Adagio 00:03:47
16.   Play with flash player Autumn: Scent and Apotheosis 00:02:44
  Raymonda, Op. 57 (excerpts)
17.   Play with flash player Act I: Introduction - Premier tableau 00:02:08
18.   Play with flash player Act I: Scene I 00:04:07
19.   Play with flash player Act I: La traditrice 00:01:32
20.   Play with flash player Act I: Grande valse 00:03:28
21.   Play with flash player Act I: Pizzicato 00:01:19
22.   Play with flash player Act I: Reprise de la valse 00:01:28
23.   Play with flash player Act I: Grand Adagio 00:04:57
24.   Play with flash player Act I: Valse fantastique 00:03:53
25.   Play with flash player Act II: Scene III 00:04:42
26.   Play with flash player Act II: Variation I 00:01:07
27.   Play with flash player Act II: Variation II 00:01:56
28.   Play with flash player Act II: Variation III 00:01:04
29.   Play with flash player Act II: Variation IV 00:00:59
30.   Play with flash player Act II: Grand pas espagnol 00:02:19
31.   Play with flash player Act III: Galop 00:02:33


Disc 7

Khachaturian, Aram Il'yich

  Gayane Suite No. 2
1.   Play with flash player I. Harvest Holiday 00:02:33
2.   Play with flash player II. Dance of the Girls 00:02:31
3.   Play with flash player III. Dance of the Boys 00:02:18
4.   Play with flash player IV. Choosing the Bride 00:03:04
5.   Play with flash player V. Lullaby 00:05:16
6.   Play with flash player VI. Sabre Dance 00:02:26
  Spartacus: Suite No. 2
7.   Play with flash player Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia 00:08:36
8.   Play with flash player Entrance of the Merchants - Dance of a Roman Courtesan - General Dance 00:05:16
9.   Play with flash player Entrance of Spartacus - Quarrel - Treachery of Harmodius 00:05:41
10.   Play with flash player Dance of the Pirates 00:01:26

Prokofiev, Sergey

  Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107
11.   Play with flash player I. Introduction 00:02:57
12.   Play with flash player II. Pas de Chale 00:04:00
13.   Play with flash player III. Quarrel 00:03:41
14.   Play with flash player IV. Fairy Godmother and Winter Fairy 00:05:19
15.   Play with flash player V. Mazurka 00:05:52
16.   Play with flash player VI. Cinderella Goes to the Ball 00:02:59
17.   Play with flash player VII. Cinderella's Waltz 00:02:44
18.   Play with flash player VIII. Midnight 00:02:10


Disc 8

Prokofiev, Sergey

  Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 (Highlights)
1.   Play with flash player Act I: Introduction 00:02:53
2.   Play with flash player Act I: The Street Wakens 00:02:30
3.   Play with flash player Act I: Morning Dance 00:02:24
4.   Play with flash player Act I: The Young Juliet 00:03:34
5.   Play with flash player Act I: Masks 00:02:47
6.   Play with flash player Act I: Dance of the Knights 00:05:50
7.   Play with flash player Act I: Mercutio 00:02:27
8.   Play with flash player Act I: Madrigal 00:04:02
9.   Play with flash player Act I: Gavotte 00:03:49
10.   Play with flash player Act I: Balcony Scene 00:03:50
11.   Play with flash player Act I: Romeo's Variation 00:01:14
12.   Play with flash player Act I: Love Dance 00:05:50
13.   Play with flash player Act II: Dance with Mandolins 00:02:06
14.   Play with flash player Act II: Romeo at Friar Laurence's 00:03:32
15.   Play with flash player Act II: Public Merrymaking 00:03:52
16.   Play with flash player Act II: The Duel 00:01:31
17.   Play with flash player Act II: Death of Mercutio 00:02:56
18.   Play with flash player Act II: Finale 00:02:18
19.   Play with flash player Act III: Introduction 00:01:18
20.   Play with flash player Act III: Romeo Bids Juliet Farewell 00:05:46
21.   Play with flash player Act III: Aubade 00:02:35
22.   Play with flash player Act IV: Juliet's Funeral 00:06:20
23.   Play with flash player Act IV: Juliet's Death 00:03:57


Disc 9

Ravel, Maurice

  Daphnis et Chloe
1.   Play with flash player Part I: Introduction 00:02:51
2.   Play with flash player Part I: Danse religieuse 00:04:48
3.   Play with flash player Part I: Les jeunes filles attirent Daphnis - Danse generale 00:02:50
4.   Play with flash player Part I: Daphnis s'approche tendrement de Chloe 00:00:42
5.   Play with flash player Part I: Danse grotesque de Dorcon 00:01:49
6.   Play with flash player Part I: Danse legere et gracieuse de Daphnis 00:04:28
7.   Play with flash player Part I: Danse de Lyceion 00:03:12
8.   Play with flash player Part I: Une lumiere irreelle enveloppe le paysage 00:01:50
9.   Play with flash player Part I: Danse lente et mysterieuse 00:03:26
10.   Play with flash player Part I: Derriere la scene, on entend des voix 00:02:45
11.   Play with flash player Part II: Anime et tres rude 00:04:47
12.   Play with flash player Part II: Danse suppliante de Chloe 00:06:06
13.   Play with flash player Part III: Aucun bruit que le murmure des ruisselets amasses par la rosee qui coule des roches 00:05:34
14.   Play with flash player Part III: Chloe figure la jeune nymphe errant das la prairie 00:05:56
15.   Play with flash player Part III: Devant l'autel des Nymphes - Danse generale 00:04:44

Stravinsky, Igor

  The Firebird Suite
16.   Play with flash player I. Introduction 00:02:58
17.   Play with flash player II. The Firebird 00:00:19
18.   Play with flash player III. Firebird Variation 00:01:17
19.   Play with flash player IV. Round of the Princesses 00:06:25
20.   Play with flash player V. King Kastchei's Infernal Dance 00:04:42
21.   Play with flash player VI. Lullaby 00:04:17
22.   Play with flash player VII. Finale 00:03:33


Disc 10

Stravinsky, Igor

  Petrushka (1946 version)
1.   Play with flash player Tableau I: The Shrove - Tide Fair 00:05:12
2.   Play with flash player Tableau I: The Mountebank 00:01:49
3.   Play with flash player Tableau I: Russian Dance 00:02:42
4.   Play with flash player Tableau II: In Petrushka's Cell (Impetuoso) 00:04:24
5.   Play with flash player Tableau III: The Blackamoor 00:02:26
6.   Play with flash player Tableau III: The Ballerina 00:00:45
7.   Play with flash player Tableau III: Valse - Ballerina and Blackamoor (Lento cantabile) 00:03:12
8.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: The Shrove - Tide Fair 00:01:09
9.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: The Dance of the Wet - Nurses 00:02:33
10.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Peasant with Bear 00:01:23
11.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Gypsies and a Rake Vendor 00:01:10
12.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Dance of the Coachmen 00:02:02
13.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Masqueraders 00:01:35
14.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: The Scuffle (Blackmoor and Petrushka) 00:00:51
15.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Death of Petrushka 00:00:44
16.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Police and the Juggler 00:01:13
17.   Play with flash player Tableau IV: Vociferation of Petrushka's Ghost 00:00:51
  Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring) (1913 version)
18.   Play with flash player Part I: Adoration of the Earth: Introduction - 00:03:16
19.   Play with flash player Part I: Adoration of the Earth: The Augurs of Spring - Dances of the Young Girls - 00:03:14
20.   Play with flash player Part I: Adoration of the Earth: Ritual of Abduction - 00:01:19
21.   Play with flash player Part I: Adoration of the Earth: Spring Rounds - 00:03:09
22.   Play with flash player Part I: Adoration of the Earth: Ritual of the River Tribes - 00:03:10
23.   Play with flash player Part I: Adoration of the Earth: Dance of the Earth 00:01:18
24.   Play with flash player Part II: The Sacrifice: Introduction - 00:03:31
25.   Play with flash player Part II: The Sacrifice: Mystic Circles of the Young Girls - 00:03:08
26.   Play with flash player Part II: The Sacrifice: Glorification of the Chosen One - 00:01:37
27.   Play with flash player Part II: The Sacrifice: Evocation of the Ancestors - 00:00:41
28.   Play with flash player Part II: The Sacrifice: Ritual Action of the Ancestors - 00:02:59
29.   Play with flash player Part II: The Sacrifice: Sacrificial Dance 00:04:37

Total Playing Time: 12:13:19






Composer(s):
Adam, Adolphe; Delibes, Léo; Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich; Khachaturian, Aram Il'yich; Prokofiev, Sergey; Ravel, Maurice; Stravinsky, Igor; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Conductor(s):
Anichanov, André; Anissimov, Alexander; Craft, Robert; Kuchar, Theodore; Lenárd, Ondrej; Märkl, Jun; Mogrelia, Andrew; Rahbari, Alexander; Yablonsky, Dmitry

Orchestra(s):
Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Lyon National Orchestra; Moscow Symphony Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra; Russian State Symphony Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Košice; St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra; Ukraine National Symphony Orchestra; Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Leipzig MDR Radio Choir

Label: Naxos

Series: Boxed Sets

Genre: Ballet; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.501055

Barcode: 730099105545

Release Date: 04/2012

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