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Arensky: Symphony No 1, Etc / Polyansky, Russian State So


Release Date: 07/22/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10086   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton Arensky
Performer:  Tatiana PolyanskayaTatiana SharovaAndrei BatyrkinDmitry Miller
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony OrchestraRussian State Symphonic Cappella
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This CD contains the premiere recordings of Arensky's 'Cantata on the Tenth Anniversary of the Coronation' and 'Three Vocal Quartets with cello accompaniement'. Arensky studied at St Petersburg under Rimsky-Korsakov and later taught harmony and counterpoint at St Petersburg Conservatory. The distinctive and highly roamntic music of this eclectic composer reveals the influences of the work of other Russian composers as well as mainstream Western European music. Recorded in: Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory December 2001 Producer(s) Valeri Polyansky Sound Engineer(s) Igor Veprintsev This CD contains the premiere recordings of Arensky's 'Cantata on the Tenth Anniversary of the Coronation' and 'Three Vocal Quartets with cello accompaniement'. Arensky studied at St Petersburg under Rimsky-Korsakov and later taught harmony and counterpoint at St Petersburg Conservatory. The distinctive and highly roamntic music of this eclectic composer reveals the influences of the work of other Russian composers as well as mainstream Western European music. Recorded in: Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory December 2001 Producer(s) Valeri Polyansky Sound Engineer(s) Igor Veprintsev Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in B minor, Op. 4 by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Russia 
2. Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra on themes of Ryabinin, Op. 48 by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Tatiana Polyanskaya (Piano)
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
3. Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 
4. Cantata on the 10th Anniversary of the Coronation, Op. 26 by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Tatiana Sharova (Soprano), Andrei Batyrkin (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra,  Russian State Symphonic Cappella
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
Language: Russian 
5. Vocal Quartets (3), Op. 57 by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Dmitry Miller (Cello)
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra,  Russian State Symphonic Cappella
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Language: Russian 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in B minor, Op. 4: I. Adagio - Allegro patetico
Symphony No. 1 in B minor, Op. 4: II. Andante pastorale con moto
Symphony No. 1 in B minor, Op. 4: III. Scherzo: Allegro con spirito
Symphony No. 1 in B minor, Op. 4: IV. Finale: Allegro giocoso
Kantata na 10-letiye koronovaniya (Cantata on the 10th Anniversary of the Coronation), Op. 26: Cantata on the 10th Anniversary of the Coronation, Op. 26
Ryabinin Fantasia on 2 Russian Folksongs, Op. 48: Ryabinin Fantasia, Op. 48
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Theme: Moderato
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 1: Un poco piu mosso
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 2: Allegro non troppo
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 3: Andantino tranquillo
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 4: Vivace
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 5: Andante
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 6: Allegro con spirito
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 7: Andante con moto
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Coda: Moderato
3 Vocal Quartets, Op. 57: No. 1. Serenade
3 Vocal Quartets, Op. 57: No. 2. To the Dying Star
3 Vocal Quartets, Op. 57: No. 3. The Hot Spring

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