In fact even better a DVD of the ballet. Several are available but for the real classic it's Margot Fonteyn and Nureyev. Unfortunately the sound is less than perfect so it would attract a ballet rather than music fan. The Bolshoi have done a more recent one with Natalya Bessmertnova and Irek Mukhamedov.ChamberNut,
I'd recommend that you buy the entire ballet. Why settle for snippets? The whole piece is so extravagantly beautiful.
yes, I couldn't understand that statement either. Shostakovich was the introvert of the two.Otherwise, I was surprised to see Prokofiev described in this thread as the introvert and Shostakovich as the extrovert as that's the opposite of what most commentators have said.