Various Artists

A wonderful collection of timeless pieces from renowned Russian composers, including Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, and Rubinstein, performed by the London, Moscow and USSR State orchestras.

  1. Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra & András Ligeti & Jeno Jandó – Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso – Allegro con spirito
  2. Boris Spassov & Sofia National Opera Orchestra – The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II, Tableau III: 13. Waltz of the flowers
  3. Berliner Kammerorchester & Peter Wohlert – Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48: II. Waltz. Moderato
  4. Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Bystrik Rezucha – 1812 Overture, Op. 49
  5. Philharmonia Hungarica, Siegfried Köhler – Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances (Excerpt)
  6. The International String Quartet – String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: II. Scherzo – Allegro
  7. London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Eugene Goossens – Scheherazade, Op. 35: IV. Festival At Baghdad. The Sea. Ship Breaks Against a Cliff Surmounted By a Bronze Horseman
  8. Camerata Rhenania & Hanspeter Gmür – The Tale of the Tsar Saltan, Act III: The Flight of the Bumblebee
  9. Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra & Rouslan Raichev – The Snow Maiden, Act III: Dance of the Tumblers
  10. Moscow RTV-Symphony Orchestra, Klaus-Peter Hahn – Ruslan and Ludmilla: Overture
  11. Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Jean-Pierre Wallez & Ivan Drenikov – Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto
  12. Stuttgart Radio-Sinfonieorchester – 14 Romances, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise
  13. Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin – Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: II. Allegro molto
  14. Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra & Bernhard Güller – String Quartet No. 1, TH ii/30: II. Romance – Andante espressivo in G Minor
  15. Minnesota Orchestra & Stanislaw Skrowaczewski – The Firebird Suite: VII. Finale
  16. London Symphony Orchestra & Sir Eugene Goossens – Petrouchka: I. The Shrovetide Fair
  17. Minnesota Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski – The Rite of Spring, Pt. I: II. Auguries of Spring – Dance of the Youths and Maidens
  18. Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Martin Sieghart – Pulcinella Suite: I. Sinfonia. Overture
  19. Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, Hans Drewanz, Michael Ponti – Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 20: I. Allegro
  20. Westphalian Symphony Orchestra & Siegfried Köhler – Valse de concert, Op. 47
  21. Westphalian Symphony Orchestra, Siegfried Landau, Michael Ponti – Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Major, Op. 100: II. Andante – Moderato tranquillo
  22. Stadium Symphony Orchestra of New York & Leopold Stokowski – Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47: IV. Allegro non troppo
  23. David Frühwirth & Milana Chernyavska – Michurin Suite, Op. 78: III. Spring Waltz (arr. for Violin and Piano by Konstantin Fortunatov)
  24. Minnesota Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski – Romeo and Juliet, Suite No. 2 from the Ballet, Op. 64b: I. Montagues & Capulets
  25. Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Kurt Wöss – The Love for the Three Oranges, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 33b: III. March
  26. Orchestre National de France, Jean Martinon – Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25 “Classical”: IV. Finale. Molto vivace
  27. Orchestre National de France, Jean Martinon – Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 100: II. Allegro moderato
  28. Emil Tabakov & Bulgarian National Choir & Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra – Gayane: I. Sabre Dance
  29. Music for Westchester Symphony Orchestra, Siegfried Landau – The Red Poppy: IV. Dance of the Russian Sailors
  30. Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Gerhard Becker – The Comedians, Op. 26: Prolog & Galop