Tchaikovsky’s Melodious Ballets

Yea, I know: There are still several months before the Christmas Holiday arrive. However, for music lovers a new recording filled with great melodies is always welcome.

Today I have for you the music of Tchaikovsky.


Tchaikovsky: The Ballets

Swan Lake, Op. 20

Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66

The Nutcracker, Op. 71

As performed by. The London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn, conducting.

Tchaikovsky’s three amazing ballet scores are also three of his supreme masterpieces, as remarkable for their emotional content as for the beauty of their melodies and orchestration.

André Previn, who has described himself as “a complete romantic”, became Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra in 1968. He remained in the role for 11 years,  and in 2016 was named the LSO’s Conductor Emeritus.

Here is “Swan Lake”, as performed by the Kirov Ballet:

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