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TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker ballet; Sym. No. 4 in f – Mariinsky Orch./ Valery Gergiev – Mariinsky

TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker ballet; Sym. No. 4 in f – Mariinsky Orch./ Valery Gergiev – Mariinsky

The holiday favorite ballet has had better recordings, but this Fourth will knock your socks off. TCHAIKOVSKY: The Nutcracker, Op. 71; Sym. No. 4 in f, Op. 36 – Mariinsky Orch./ Valery Gergiev – Mariinsky multichannel SACD MAR0593 (2 discs), 129:02 [Distr. by Naxos] ****: This is Gergiev’s second go round with the Nutcracker; the […]