Album

Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimír Válek

Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos 1-6

Catalogue Number: SU 3862-2
Published: 5th September 2005
Genre: Symphony
Format: 4 CD
- Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was not only a cornerstone personality of modern Russian music, but also one of the world's greatest symphony composers.
- Tchaikovsky's six symphonies are part of the active repertoire of every orchestra in the world, and his last three rank with the works of Dvořák and Brahms as the greatest orchestral works of the Late Romantic era.
- Tchaikovsky's music has inspired generation after generation of players and listeners, and we are proud to bring you the latest digital studio recording of his complete symphonies.
- Artistic quality is guaranteed because both the Radio Symphony and its principal conductor VladimírVálek not only know the music well, but enjoy it immensely (like most musicians), which is evident from this recording.
This brand new complete collection of Tchaikovsky's symphonies is sure to excite you.

CD 1

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Winter Daydreams, Op. 13
1.
Allegro tranquillo 09:38
2.
Adagio cantabile ma non tanto 10:26
3.
Scherzo. Allegro scherzando giocoso 05:45
4.
Andante lugubre - Allegro maestoso 09:03
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 6 in B minor Pathétique, Op. 74
5.
Adagio - Allegro non troppo 18:15
6.
Allegro con grazia 07:27
7.
Allegro molto vivace 09:03
8.
Finale. Adagio lamentoso - Andante 09:38

CD 2

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphny No. 2 in C minor, Little Russian, Op. 17
1.
Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivo 10:28
2.
Andantino marziale, quasi moderato 07:52
3.
Scherzo. allegro molto vivace 04:36
4.
Moderato assai - Allegro vivo 09:34
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
5.
Andante. Allegro con animo 13:25
6.
Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza 12:13
7.
Valse. Allegro moderato 05:56
8.
Finale. Andante maestoso. Allegro vivace 11:55

CD 3

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29
1.
Introduzione. Moderato assai - Allegro brillante 12:08
2.
Alla tedesca. Allegro moderato e semplice 06:14
3.
Andante elegiaco 07:29
4.
Scherzo. Allegro vivo 06:45
5.
Allegro con fuoco 07:46

CD 4

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
1.
Andante sostenuto - Moderato con anima 18:08
2.
Andantino in modo di canzona 09:20
3.
Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato. Allegro 05:45
4.
Finale. Allegro con fuoco 08:44