Tchaikovsky*, Ansermet* ‎– The Nutcracker (Casse-Noisette - Complete Ballet)

Label:
Decca ‎– SXL 2092-3
Format:
2 × Vinyl, LP, Stereo, Gatefold Sleeve
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Tracklist

The Nutcracker (Casse-Noisette) - Ballet In Two Acts, Op. 71
A1 Overture
A2.a Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 1. The Christmas Tree
A2.b Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 2. March
A3.a Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 3. Little Galop And Entrance Of The Guests
A3.b Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 4. Dance Scene - Distribution Of Presents
A4 Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 5. Scene And Grandfather's Dance
B.a Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 6. Scene - Guests Go - Children Retire To Bed, Magic Spell Commences
B.b Act 1, Tableau 1 - No. 7. Scene - Battle Between Nutcracker And Mouse King - Nutcracker Wins Battle And Is Transformed Into Handsome Prince
B.c Act 1, Tableau 2 - No. 8. Scene - Pine Forest In Winter
B.d Act 1, Tableau 2 - No. 9. Waltz Of The Snowflakes
C1.a Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 10. Scene - The Magic Castle
C1.b Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 11. Clara And Nutcracker Appear
C1.c Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 12. Divertissement; A. Chocolate (Spanish Dance)
C2 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 12. Divertissement; B. Coffee (Arabian Dance)
C3 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 12. Divertissement; C. Tea (Chinese Dance)
C4 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 12. Divertissement; D. Trepak (Russian Dance)
C5 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 12. Divertissement; E. Dance Of The Mirlitons (Reed Pipes)
C6 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 12. Divertissement; F. Clowns Dance
D1 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 13. Waltz Of The Flowers
D2 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 14. Pas De Deux
D3 Act 2, Tableau 3 - Variation 1 (Tarantelle)
D4 Act 2, Tableau 3 - Variation 2 (Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy)
D5 Act 2, Tableau 3 - Coda
D6 Act 2, Tableau 3 - No. 15. Final Waltz And Apotheosis

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LABELS:
- 'K/T' printed above upside-down matrix numbers
- Black/silver 'grooved wideband' labels
- "Made in England" at 11 o'clock
- "RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1959"
- '33⅓' speed indication
- Decca 'Muscial Notes' logo on all sides

SLEEVE:
- Gatefold sleeve that opens to the top
- Front and back are laminated
- 8 page booklet stapled inside the gatefold
- No printing date inside the gatefold or booklet.
- Booklet pages black & white print: no blue
- Back of the gatefold and the first page inside don't show any print
- Triangular "DECCA STEREOPHONIC" logo in a box on front and without a box inside the gatefold
- No "Made and printed etc."

OTHER INFORMATION:
- Recorded October or November 1958 in the Victoria Hall, Geneva
- Side numbers are in auto-coupled order (LP 1: 1,4 / LP 2: 2,3)
- Track titles taken from labels; the track titles printed in the gatefold differ slightly
- Track B.b is missing the word "Nutcracker" in "[...]Nutcracker Wins Battle[...]" on label

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A - stamped): ZAL-4221-1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B - stamped): ZAL-4222-1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side C - stamped): ZAL-4223-1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side D - stamped): ZAL-4224-1E

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