Fairy Music

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Elements of fairy stories and the supernatural found their way into many stage works and literature in the nineteenth century, which in turn led composers on new flights of musical fancy. Many of the pieces on this album have their artistic origins in stage works.

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
1 Scherzo from A Misdsummer Night's Dream

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
The Nutcracker
2 Little Overature
3 March
4 Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies
5 Russian Dance (Trepak)
6 Arab Dance
7 Chinese Dance
8 Dance of the Reed Flutes
9 Flower Waltz

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
10 Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
11 The Young Prince and the Young Princess from Sheherazade

Claude Debussy
12 The Dance of Puck

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Sleeping Beauty
13 Introduction
14 Pas d'action
15 Panorama
16 Valse
17 Finale