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Russian Miniatures - Works By Glinka, Glazunov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov

Glinka / Glazunov / Tchaikovsky / Azizian
Release Date: 04/26/2007 
Label:  Membran / Scandinavian Classics   Catalog #: 220581   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Alexander GlazunovSergei RachmaninovAlexander ScriabinDmitri Shostakovich,   ... 
Performer:  Elena SemishinaSergei AzizianAlice Norregaard
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Meditation for Violin and Piano in D major, Op. 32 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
2.
Pieces (2) for Violin and Piano, Op. 6: no 1, Romanze by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
3.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8: no 10 in D flat major by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in C major, Moderato by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 10 in C sharp minor, Moderato non troppo by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 15 in D flat major, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Length: 0 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 16 in B flat minor, Andantino by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 24 in D minor, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
10.
Humoresque, for violin & piano by Rodion Shchedrin
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11.
Divertimento for 2 violins & piano by Igor Frolov
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1979 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
12.
Fatal Tango, for violin & piano by Grigory Kortchmar
Performer:  Alice Norregaard (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
13.
Nocturne for Harp in E flat major by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
14.
Valse-Scherzo for Violin and Orchestra in C major, Op. 34 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15.
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: no 2, Scherzo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
16.
Waltz by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
17.
March, arrangement for violin & piano (after Prokofiev's "The Love for Three Oranges") by Jascha Heifetz
Performer:  Elena Semishina (Piano), Sergei Azizian (Violin)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1937 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Nocturne in E-Flat Major
Meditation in D Major, Op. 32
Valse-scherzo, Op. 34 (version for violin and piano): Valse-scherzo, Op. 34 (arr. for violin and piano)
Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op. 42: No. 2. Scherzo
2 Pieces, Op. 6: No. 1. Romance
14 Songs, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise in E Minor (arr. M. Press for violin): 14 Songs, Op. 34: No. 14. Vocalise (arr. M. Press)
Valse
12 Etudes, Op. 8: No. 10 in D-Flat Major (arr. J. Szigeti): 12 Etudes, Op. 8: No. 10 in D-Flat Major (arr. I. Szigeti)
The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33bis: III. March (arr. J. Heifetz for violin and piano): The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33bis: III. March (arr. J. Heifetz)
24 Preludes, Op. 34a (Arr. D.M. Tsiganov for Violin & Piano): No. 1 in C Major
24 Preludes, Op. 34a (Arr. D.M. Tsiganov for Violin & Piano): No. 10 in C-Sharp Minor
24 Preludes, Op. 34a (Arr. D.M. Tsiganov for Violin & Piano): No. 15 in D-Flat Major
24 Preludes, Op. 34a (Arr. D.M. Tsiganov for Violin & Piano): No. 16 in B-Flat Minor
24 Preludes, Op. 34a (Arr. D.M. Tsiganov for Violin & Piano): No. 24 in D Minor
Humoresque
Divertissement
Fatal Tango

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