Five new collections of the most important works from the most popular composers performed by DG’s legendary artists – that’s ‘The Essentials’. The collections of 25 tracks display each inimitable master composer.
Enjoy Chopin from the ‘Minute Waltz’ to the ‘Military Polonaise’, Debussy from the much-loved piano music to orchestral and chamber music masterpieces, as well as Beethoven’s landmark symphonies, concertos, chamber music and solo piano music, Puccini’s most performed operas and Tchaikovsky’s most important works.
This album takes you through the most important of Tchaikovsky’s works: the groundbreaking ballets and monumental symphonies, the concertos and works for string orchestra, arias from Eugene Onegin and of course the 1812 Overture. Performers include Hilary Hahn, Herbert von Karajan, James Levine, Mikhail Pletnev, Msitislav Rostropovich and many others.