Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

The Christmas ballet by Tchaikovsky that needs no introduction is brought to life in its entirety by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Featuring beloved pieces such as the “Waltz of the Snowflakes” and the “Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy,” this new recording of The Nutcracker is the first in Deutsche Grammophon’s new partnership with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Dudamel.

Track List

Disc 1
1. Overture
2. No. 1 Decoration and Illumination of the Christmas Tree
3. No. 2 March
4. No. 3 Children's Galop and Entry of the Parents
5. No. 4 Arrival of Drosselmeyer
6. No. 5 Presentation of the Nutcracker and Grandfather's Dance
7. No. 6 Clara and the Nutcracker
8. No. 7 The Nutcracker Battles the Army of the Mouse King - He Wins and Is Transformed into Prince Charming
9. No. 8 A Pine Forest in Winter, 10. No. 9 Waltz of the Snowflakes

Disc 2
1. No. 10 The Magic Castle on the Mountain of Sweets
2. No. 11 Clara and Prince Charming
3. No. 12a Divertissement: Chocolate (Spanish Dance)
4. No. 12b Divertissement: Coffee (Arabian Dance)
5. No. 12c Divertissement: Tea (Chinese Dance)
6. No. 12d Divertissement: Trépak (Russian Dance)
7. No. 12e Divertissement: Dance of the Reed Pipes
8. No. 12f Divertissement: Mother Gigogne and the Clowns
9. No. 13 Waltz of the Flowers
10. No. 14a Pas de deux. The Prince and the Sugar-Plum Fairy: Intrada
11. No. 14b Pas de deux. The Prince and the Sugar-Plum Fairy: Variation I
12. No. 14c Pas de deux. The Prince and the Sugar-Plum Fairy: Variation II (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy)
13. No. 14d Pas de deux. The Prince and the Sugar- Plum Fairy: Coda
14. No. 15 Final Waltz and Apotheosis