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George Balanchine's The Nutcracker [Soundtrack]

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About this Album

The New York City Ballet production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker was captured on film in 1993. This original soundtrack recording features Tchaikovsky's timeless score performed by the New York City Ballet Orchestra, conducted by David Zinman, and the American Boy's Choir, led by James Litton.


New York City Ballet Orchestra
David Zinman, conductor
William Preucil, concertmaster

American Boy's Choir
James Litton, director

Produced by John McClure
Recorded at Manhattan Center Studios, New York City
Recording Engineers: MacDonald Moore, Paul Zinman, Nelson Wong
Engineering Services: New York Digital Recording
Edited by Paul Zinman
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Audio Assistant: Susan Presson

Music by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky

Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz
Design by John William Costa

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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