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Glazunov: The Seasons; Chopiniana

Glazunov / Ussr State Academic Sym Orch / Khaykin
Release Date: 09/10/2013 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002085   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Boris KhaykinYevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Radio/TV OrchestraAcademic Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Melodiya presents some rarely performed ballet gems by Alexander Glazunov, a pupil of Balakirev and Rimsky-Korsakov, and musical heir to The Five. Glazunov was also a careful student of Tchaikovsky’s works (the composer also appreciated his young colleague’s aptitude), and his ballet music continued the tradition of Tchaikovsky’s “symphonic ballets.” The Seasons was commissioned by Ivan Vsevolozhsky, director of the Imperial Theatres, and was completed in 1900 to be choreographed by the great Marius Petipa at St. Petersburg’s Hermitage Theatre. The suite Chopiniana, an orchestration of diverse pieces by Chopin, was composed in 1892. Sharing the love of many Russian composers for Chopin’s music, Glazunov displayed a wonderful sense of style Read more and orchestral skill. - Melodiya Read less

Works on This Recording

1. The Seasons, Op. 67 by Alexander Glazunov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
2. Chopiniana, Op. 46 by Alexander Glazunov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
3. Chopiniana, Op. 46 by Alexander Glazunov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
4. The Seasons, Op. 67 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Boris Khaykin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Radio/TV Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
5. Chopiniana, Op. 46 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academic Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 

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