Anatole Fistoulari: A Night at the Ballet | Guild - Historical GHCD3502

Anatole Fistoulari: A Night at the Ballet

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Label: Guild - Historical

Cat No: GHCD3502

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Ballet

Release Date: 12th July 2019

Contents

Artists

Paris Conservervatoire Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
New Symphony Orchestra of London

Conductor

Anatole Fistoulari

Works

Gounod, Charles

Faust
» Ballet music

Minkus, Ludwig

Don Quixote
» Pas de deux

Ponchielli, Amilcare

La Gioconda
» Dance of the Hours (Act 3)

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Swan Lake, op.20 (excerpts)
The Sleeping Beauty, op.66 (highlights)

Thomas, Ambroise

Mignon
» Overture

Weber, Carl Maria von

Aufforderung zum Tanze (Invitation to the Dance), op.65 J260
» Le spectre de la Rose (orch. Berlioz)

Artists

Paris Conservervatoire Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
New Symphony Orchestra of London

Conductor

Anatole Fistoulari

About

The great Russian-born conductor Anatole Fistoulari, affectionately known as ‘Fisty’ to his friends, was a stalwart of the British recording studios from the 1940s through to the 1970s and was a master interpreter of ballet music and Russian ballet music in particular. This CD includes the first complete release on CD of his 1950 Decca LP of Gounod’s Faust ballet music, Thomas’s Mignon overture and Dance of the Hours from Ponchielli’s La Gioconda. It also includes excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty ballets.

Recorded 1950-1953 in Paris and London.
Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
Producer: John Culshaw
Digital re-mastering by Peter Reynolds, Reynolds Mastering
Re-issue devised and produced by Nicholas Dicker

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