Alto CD

Khachaturian Ballet Suites

Khachaturian Ballet Suites
Khachaturian Ballet Suites

Khachaturian Ballet Suites
Yuri Simonov
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Catalogue Number: ALC 1080
Number of Discs: 1



Aram Khachaturian’s ballet scores were among the most successful of the Soviet era, and the ballet suites also found enormous popularity in the concert hall. The famous Sabre Dance from gayne fou8nd its way into Western popular culture in the 1950s. Yuri Simonov conducts the most famous selections from Khachaturian’s three most popular ballets in this outstanding value-priced recording.

Aram Khachaturian

Gayane

    • 1 – Sabre Dance 2:21
    • 2 – Dance of the Rose Maidens 2:46
    • 3 – Lullaby 4:44
    • 4 – Lesghinka 2:42
    • 5 – Ayesha’s Dance 2:50
    • 6 – Gopak 3:27

Spartacus

    • 1 – Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia 10:35
    • 2 – Dance of the Maidens and Victory of Spartacus 7:51
    • 3 – Scene and Dance with Crotalums 3:37
    • 4 – Variations of Aegina and Bacchanalia 3:46

Masquerade

  • 1 – Romance 4:50
  • 2 – Nocturne 4:55
  • 3 – Waltz 4:06

Remastering: Paul Arden-Taylor
Originally released on RPO Records