Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Biography

In 1929 Milos Ruppeldt, professor and music director of the Radiostation Bratislava, and composer, conductor, and violist Oskar Nedbal founded the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. It is now the oldest continuously performing orchestra in Slovakia. Its chief conductor is Ondrej Lenard, who was given that position in 1977, having already spent seven years with the orchestra. The orchestra has performed throughout Europe, Britain, and the Far Read more East. The orchestra has a large discography on the Naxos label, including the symphonies and ballets of Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, and Berlioz. For Marco Polo, the orchestra has recorded several discs of the label's Johann Strauss Edition; little-known film music by Honegger, Bliss, Ibert, and Khachaturian; and works by Glazunov, Gličre, and Miaskovsky. Read less

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In 1929 Milos Ruppeldt, professor and music director of the Radiostation Bratislava, and composer, conductor, and violist Oskar Nedbal founded the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. It is now the oldest continuously performing orchestra in Slovakia. Its chief conductor is Ondrej Lenard, who was given that position in 1977, having already spent seven years with the orchestra. The orchestra has performed throughout Europe, Britain, and the Far Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Adagio - Allegro moderato -
I. Poco adagio
II. Allegro moderato - Presto - Allegro moderato - Presto - Allegro moderato -
II. Maestoso - Allegro - Piu allegro - Molto allegro - Pesante
Introduction - Variation 1: C. A. E. (The Composer's Wife) -
Variation 2: H. D. S-P. (Hew David Steuart-Powell) -
Variation 3: R. B. T. (Richard Baxter Townshend) -
Variation 4: W. M. B. (William Meath Baker) -
Variation 5: R. P. A. (Richard Penrose Arnold)
Variation 6: Ysobel (Isabel Fitton) -
Variation 7: Troyte (Troyte Griffith) -
Variation 8: W. N. (Winifred Norbury) -
Variation 9: Nimrod (A. J. Jaeger) -
Variation 10: Intermezzo: Dorabella (Dora Penny) -
Variation 11: G. R. S. (George Robertson Sinclair) -
Variation 12: B. G. N. (Basil G. Nevinson) -
Variation 13: Romanza: *** (Lady Mary Lygon) -
Variation 14: Finale: E. D. U. (The Composer)
I. Wandering Pilgrims. Il'ya Muromets and Svyatogor
II. Solovey the Brigand
III. With Vladimir Fair Sun
IV. Prowess and Petrifaction of Il'ya Muromets
Introduction
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Scene
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Waltz - Entance of the Guests
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Scene: Entrance of the Prince's Mother
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Pas de trois: A young man and 2 girls from the Prince's entourage
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Pas de deux - I: Tempo de valse ma non troppo vivo
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Pas d'action: Dance of the Drunken Courtier Wolfgang
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Sujet: Dance of the goblets
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Peasant Dance
Act I: The terrace in front of the palace of Prince Siegfried: Finale: The Flight of Swans
Act II: By a Lake: Scene: The swans swim on the lake
Act II: By a Lake: Scene: Entrance of Prince Siegfried - Odette appears
Act II: By a Lake: Scene: A group of swans swims near - Prince Siegfried invites Odette to his palace
Act II: By a Lake: Dance of the swans: I. Tempo di valse - II. Solo of Odette - III. Dance of the Swans - IV. Allegro moderato - V. Pas d'action - VI. Dance of the Ensemble - VII. Coda
Act IV: By the Lake: Scene: Odette is offended by Siegfried's behaviour
Act IV: By the Lake: Finale: Prince Siegfried begs Odette's forgiveness, breaks Rotbart's spell and is united with Odette
I. Moderato assai
II. Vivo
Introduction - 'The Lilac Fairy'
Adagio - 'Pas d'action'
Pas de caractere
Panorama
Waltz
Winter: Introduction
Winter: Four Variations
Winter: Frost
Winter: Ice
Winter: Hail
Winter: Snow
Winter: Coda
Spring: Scene
Summer: Scene
Summer: Waltz of the Cornflowers and the Poppies
Summer: Barcarolle
Summer: Variations
Summer: Coda
Autumn: Bacchanale and Appearance of the Seasons
Autumn: Adagio
Autumn: Scent and Apotheosis
I. The Neighbour's Dance
II. The Miller's Dance
III. Final Dance
I. Les Nubiennes: Allegretto
II. Adagio
III. Danse antique: Allegretto
IV. Variations de Cleopatre: Moderato maestoso
V. Les Troyennes: Moderato con moto
VI. Variations du Miroir: Allegretto
VII. Danse de Phryme: Allegro vivo
I. Alborada
II. Variations
III. Alborada
IV. Scena e canto gitano
V. Fandango asturiano
I. Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
II. Hens and Cockerels
III. Wild Asses
IV. Tortoises
V. The Elephant
VI. Kangaroos
VII. Aquarium
VIII. People with Long Ears
IX. The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
X. Aviary
XI. Pianists
XII. Fossils
XIII. The Swan
XIV. Finale
Peter in the meadow
The Bird
The Duck
The Cat
Grandfather
Peter does not listen
Grandfather takes Peter home
The Wolf
The Cat climbs the tree
The Duck jumps out of the pond
The Wolf swallows the Duck
The Cat and the Bird in the Trees
The Wolf prowls in wait
Peter takes a rope and climbs the tree
He tells the Bird to distract the Wolf
Peter catches the Wolf with a lasso
The Wolf tries to escape
The Hunters approach with their guns
Peter suggests they all take the Wolf to the zoo
They all march together, Peter, then the Hunters with the Wolf
And after them Grandfather, complaining, and the Cat
Theme
Variations (Woodwind)
Variations (Strings)
Variations (Brass)
Variations (Percussion)
Fugue
I. Mars, the Bringer of War
II. Venus, the Bringer of Peace
III. Mercury, the Winged Messenger
IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity
V. Saturn, the Bringer of Old Age
VI. Uranus, the Magician
VII. Neptune, the Mystic
I. Danse rustique
II. Valse
III. Scene de nuit
IV. Carnival
I. Modere - tres franc
II. Assez lent
III. Modere
IV. Assez anime
V. Presque lent
VI. Assez vif
VII. Moins vif
VIII. Epilogue
I. Nocturne
II. Interlude
III. Danse guerriere


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