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Rimsky-korsakov: Scheherazade, Etc / Mackerras, London So


Release Date: 06/25/1990 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80208   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Kees Hülsmann
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Mackerras...delivers a thrilling bravura account of Capriccio espagnol, lushly opulent in the variations, glittering in the exotic Scena a canta gitano, and carrying all before it in the impetus of the closing Fandango asturiano. Telarc's digital recording is very much in the demonstration class.

- Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music 2008 Edition, [p. 1084]
Mackerras...delivers a thrilling bravura account of Capriccio espagnol, lushly opulent in the variations, glittering in the exotic Scena a canta gitano, and carrying all before it in the impetus of the closing Fandango asturiano. Telarc's digital recording is very much in the demonstration class.

- Penguin Guide to Recorded Classical Music 2008 Edition, [p. 1084]
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Works on This Recording

1. Scheherazade, Op. 35 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Kees Hülsmann (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London 
Length: 44 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2. Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1990 
Venue:  Walthamstow Town Hall, London 
Length: 15 Minutes 13 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

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 A magical recording January 28, 2013 By Gail M. (Goleta, CA) See All My Reviews "Mackerras, London Symphony Orchestra, and Telarc together have produced a great CD of these popular pieces. The playing emphasizes the fantasy and sublety in Scheherazade more than most other performances, and the Capriccio is a hearty extra. The recording is tranparent and well balanced,matching the conductor's vision very well. Easily recommended without qualification." Report Abuse
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