- The Nutcracker | Joffrey Ballet
- Which Nutcracker recording is for you?
- The Nutcracker. Scene No. 7. The Battle and Transformation Scene
The Nutcracker | Joffrey Ballet
This impeccably engineered recording runs with the power and finesse of a Marussia, stormy and sexy. If you're looking for a Nutcracker to play in your velvet-walled seduction chamber 'tis the season and all , this is the way to go. This longtime standby, a particular favorite of dancers, has defined the sound of The Nutcracker for generations.
The "Mercury Living Presence" engineering holds up well over 50 years after it was recorded in , and its pleasing toy-like ambience makes it an especially appropriate choice for family listening.
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This was Dorati's second recording of The Nutcracker ; his first, no longer available, was with the Minneapolis Symphony. One quirk: Dorati tends to rush towards the ends of his dances, like a runner sliding into home. Previn brings out the score's graceful sumptuousness, and the fanciful interludes are conveyed with great cheer and humor.
You'll notice the brass oom-pahs more here than in other recordings. This is the recording to cue up for your Christmas cocktail party.
Which Nutcracker recording is for you?
For the Yankophile. Never mind the London band playing on this recording: this is what we might have heard if Copland had composed The Nutcracker.
Please be aware that anyone causing a disturbance during a performance, regardless of age, will be asked by a theater usher to leave the auditorium. Seats are limited, so purchase your tickets early. All 90 dancers, 62 musicians, 40 stagehands and more than children, in two alternating casts, from the School of American Ballet join forces to make each performance as magical as possible. Koch Theater to be captivated by the lure of Tschaikovsky's music, Balanchine's choreography, Karinska's sumptuous costumes, and Rouben Ter-Arutunian's magical sets. Hoffmann's tale, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King , demands a full-scale production.
The elaborate stage elements and intricate lighting unleash the viewers' imagination by providing visual effects that are extraordinarily grand. Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. Release Date: September Originally recorded in Composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Select your download format. When you purchase a lossless format, we include the MP3 free of charge Please note: On Mp3 format an unavoidable click may be heard on segue track breaks, to avoid this issue please select lossless.
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The Nutcracker. Scene No. 7. The Battle and Transformation Scene
Deselect All. The Nutcracker, Op. Disc 2. Solo: Russian National Orchestra Orchestra.
Orchestra: Russian National Orchestra Orchestra.