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Classical Wellness: Musical Tonics For Mind, Body And Spirit

Rimsky-korsakov / Orbelian / Moscow Chamber Orch
Release Date: 11/19/2013 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3464   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henri VieuxtempsNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovWolseley CharlesDmitri Shostakovich,   ... 
Performer:  Dmitry KhakhamovOleg SergeevJohn AlerGrant Gershon,   ... 
Conductor:  Constantine OrbelianJames DePreistGerard SchwarzAnatoly Lapunov,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Style of FiveThe Russian Folk Ensemble BalalaikaBrazilian Guitar Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 44 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Souvenir d'Amerique on "Yankee Doodle", Op. 17 by Henri Vieuxtemps
Performer:  Dmitry Khakhamov (Violin)
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Oleg Sergeev (Flute)
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
3. The Green-Eyed Dragon, for voice & piano by Wolseley Charles
Performer:  John Aler (), Grant Gershon (Piano)
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
4. Ballet Suite No. 1: 6. Galop by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5. Age of Gold Suite: Polka for Piano, Op 22b by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USSR 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
6. Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There Was an Old Man in a Tree by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Donald [Tenor vocals] George (), Lucy Mauro (Piano)
Venue:  Block Hall, West Virginia University, Mo 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
7. Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There Was an Old Person of Cassel by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Lucy Mauro (Piano), Donald [Tenor vocals] George ()
Venue:  Block Hall, West Virginia University, Mo 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8. Ballet Suite No. 3: 3. Dance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Modern 
Written: 1952 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
9. Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There Was an Old Man of Dumbree by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Lucy Mauro (Piano), Donald [Tenor vocals] George ()
Venue:  Block Hall, West Virginia University, Mo 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10. Ballet Suite No. 1: Humoresque-Waltz by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
11. Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There Was an Old Person of Jodd by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Lucy Mauro (Piano), Donald [Tenor vocals] George ()
Venue:  Block Hall, West Virginia University, Mo 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
12. Masquerade Suite: Galop by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Modern 
Written: 1944 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13. Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There Was an Old Lady of France by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Lucy Mauro (Piano), Donald [Tenor vocals] George ()
Venue:  Block Hall, West Virginia University, Mo 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
14. Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There Was a Young Lady of Parma by Margaret Ruthven Lang
Performer:  Donald [Tenor vocals] George (), Lucy Mauro (Piano)
Venue:  Block Hall, West Virginia University, Mo 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15. Carmen Ballet: 8. Bolero by Rodion Shchedrin
Conductor:  James DePreist
Period: Modern 
Written: 1968 
Venue:  Salle Garnier of the Casino of Monte-Car 
Length: 1 Minutes 22 Secs. 
16. Classical Symphony, Op. 25: Finale by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Modern 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Venue:  Bridges Auditorium, Claremont, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
17. Scaramouche, Op. 165b by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Svetlana Safonova (Piano), Rouben Aharonian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
Venue:  Organ Hall of the Glinka Museum, Moscow, 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
18. The Gadfly: Spanish Dance by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Modern 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
19. Concerto for Trumpet in E flat major, S 49/WoO 1: 3rd movement, Rondo by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Performer:  Gerard Schwarz (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Masonic Temple Auditorium, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
20. Comedians Suite, Op. 26: Comedian's Galop by Dmitri Kabalevsky
Conductor:  Anatoly Lapunov
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USSR 
Venue:  Radio Committee Recording Studio, Minsk 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
21. Brandenburg Concerto no 2 in F major, BWV 1047: 3rd movement, Allegro assai by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Ransom Wilson (Flute), David Bilger (Trumpet), Stephen W. Taylor (Oboe)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717-1718; ?Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Performing Arts Center, Purchase College 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
22. Masquerade Suite: Mazurka by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Modern 
Written: 1944 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
23. Tapestry by Josef Tamarin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Style of Five,  The Russian Folk Ensemble Balalaika
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
24. Orchestral Suite No. 3, BWV 1068: 3. Gavottes by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
25. Water Music, HWV 349-350: Gigues by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1717 
Venue:  Bridges Auditorium, Claremont, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
26. Holberg Suite: Prelude by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; Norway 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
27. Eugene Onegin: Grand Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
28. Pictures from Bashu - Six Folk Songs: Evening Dance at Aba by Huang Hu-Wei
Performer:  Eugenia Zukerman (Flute)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Shanghai Quartet
Venue:  Chapel of St. Anthony's Seminary, Santa 
Length: 1 Minutes 5 Secs. 
29. Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, BWV 1051: Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Written: 03/24/1721; Germany 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
30. Irish Jigs by Anonymous
Performer:  Scott Tennant (Guitar)
Period: Baroque 
Written: Ireland 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
31. Sonata in D: Burrico De Pau by Antonio Carlos Gomes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Venue:  Chapel of Säo Bento Monastery, Vinhedo, 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
32. Petite suite for Piano 4 hands by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Vadym Kholodenko (Piano), Andrey Gugnin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  iDuo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Venue:  Recording Studio of the Academy of Chora 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
33. Sonata in E for cello & piano: 5. Gigue by François Francoeur
Performer:  Simone Dinnerstein (Piano), Zuill Bailey (Cello)
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
34. Pièces de clavecin: no 11, Tambourin in E minor by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Style of Five,  The Russian Folk Ensemble Balalaika
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1724/1731; France 
Venue:  Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow, 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
35. Septet, Op. 20: 5. Scherzo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799-1800; Germany 
Venue:  Performing Arts Center, Purchase College 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
36. Symphony No. 41, K 511 'Jupiter': 4. Molto allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Austria 
Venue:  Bridges Auditorium, Claremont, CA 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
37. Divertimento No. 1, K 136: Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Austria 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 6 Minutes 23 Secs. 
38. Concerto for Violin in F minor, Op. 8 no 4/RV 297 "L'inverno": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Elmar Oliveira (Violin)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1725; Venice, Italy 
Venue:  Bridges Auditorium, Claremont, Californi 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
39. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory,Mo 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
40. Suite for Orchestra no 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Aldo Parisot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Yale Cellos
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Sprague Hall, Yale University 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
41. Divertimento No. 3, K 138: Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Period: Classical 
Written: 1772; Austria 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 6 Minutes 14 Secs. 
42. From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68/B 133: no 5, Silent Woods by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Douglas Davis (Cello)
Conductor:  Gerard Schwarz
Period: Romantic 
Written: Bohemia 
Venue:  Bridges Auditorium, Claremont, Californi 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
43. Bagatelles (4) for String Quartet, Op. 30 by Alan Hovhaness
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Shanghai Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
44. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Zuill Bailey (Cello)
Conductor:  David Wiley
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Venue:  Roanoke Performing Arts Theatre 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
45. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
46. Songs (4), Op. 43: no 2, Die Mainacht by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Tatiana Zavarskaya (Cello), Evgeni Talisman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Austria 
Venue:  Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory,Mo 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
47. Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 1 in E flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
48. Songs (4), Op. 96: no 2, Wir wandelten, wir zwei zusammen by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Illona Nokkilainen (Harp), Oleg Sergeev (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Austria 
Venue:  Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory,Mo 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
49. Songs (4), Op. 70: no 2, Lerchengesang by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Illona Nokkilainen (Harp), Oleg Sergeev (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Austria 
Venue:  Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory,Mo 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
50. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Venue:  Chapel of St. Anthony's Seminary, Santa 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
51. Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Venue:  Chapel of St. Anthony's Seminary, Santa 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
52. Les soirs qu'illuminait par l'ardeur du charbon by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Paul Galbraith (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; France 
Venue:  Chapel of St. Anthony's Seminary, Santa 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
53. Préludes, Book 2: no 5, Bruyères by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
54. Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Carol Rosenberger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Venue:  First Congregational Church, Los Angeles 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
55. Petit Quatour pour Saxophones: Sérénade Comique by Jean Françaix
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Saxophone Quartet
Period: Modern 
Written: 1935 
Venue:  Slal Maffeina, Verona 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Souvenir d'Amerique, on Yankee Doodle, Op. 17: Souvenir d'Amerique on Yankee Doodle, Op. 17
Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble-bee (arr. W. Mnatsakanov): Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble-bee (arr. W. Mnatsakanov for flute and orchestra)
The Green-Eyed Dragon
Ballet Suite No. 1 (arr. L. Atovmyan): Ballet Suite No. 1: VI. Galop (The Limpid Stream) (arr. L. Atovmyan for orchestra)
The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a: III. Polka
More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There was an old man in a tree
More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There was an old person of Cassel
Ballet Suite No. 3 (arr. L. Atovmyan): Ballet Suite No. 3: III. Dance (The Limpid Stream) (arr. L. Atovmyan for orchestra)
More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There was an old man of Dumbree
Ballet Suite No. 1 (arr. L. Atovmyan): Ballet Suite No. 1: V. Waltz - Joke (The Bolt) (arr. L. Atovmyan for orchestra)
More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: The was an old person of Jodd
Masquerade Suite: V. Galop
Petit quatuor: III. Serenade comique
More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There was an old lady of France
More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: The young lady of Parma
Carmen Suite: VIII. Bolero (after G. Bizet)
Symphony No. 1 in D Major, Op. 25, "Classical": IV. Finale: Molto vivace
Scaramouche, Op. 165b: III. Brasileira (arr. J. Heifetz): Scaramouche, Op. 165b: III. Brasileira (arr. J. Heifetz for violin and piano)
The Gadfly Suite, Op. 97a: III. Folk Festival (Spanish Dance)
Trumpet Concerto in E Major, WoO 1, S49: III. Rondo
Komedianti (The Comedians), Op. 26: II. Galop: Presto
Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047: III. Allegro assai
Masquerade Suite: III. Mazurka
Tapestry (arr. E. Stetsyuk): Tapestry (arr. E. Stetsyuk for chamber ensemble)
Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068 (arr. T. do Amaral): Overture (Suite) No. 3 in D Major, BWV 1068: III. Gavotte I - II (arr. T. do Amaral for guitar quartet)
Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G Major, HWV 350: IV. Gigue I-II
Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40 (version for orchestra): Fra Holbergs tid (From Holberg's Time), Op. 40: I. Prelude (version for orchestra)
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Act III: Polonaise
Pictures from Bashu (arr. Yi-Wen Jiang for flute, violin, viola and cello): Pictures from Bashu: Evening Dance at Aba (arr. Y.-W. Jiang for chamber ensemble)
Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-Flat Major, BWV 1051 (arr. James F. Smith): Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-Flat Major, BWV 1051: III. Allegro (arr. James F. Smith for guitar quartet)
Irish Jig (arr. P. Bensusan): Irish Jig (arr. P. Bensusan for guitar)
Sonata in D Major (arr. for guitar quartet): Sonata in D Major: IV. Vivace (Burrico de pau) (arr. for guitar quartet)
Petite Suite: IV. Ballet
Cello Sonata in E Major: V. Gigue: Allegro vivo
Les fetes d'Hebe: Tambourin (arr. for domra, gusli, bass balalaika)
Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20: V. Scherzo: Allegro molto e vivace
Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, "Jupiter": IV. Molto Allegro

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