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Pops A La Russe / John Williams, Boston Pops


Release Date: 03/1990 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 426247   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-KorsakovAlexander BorodinPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyModest Mussorgsky,   ... 
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Mlada: Suite - Procession of the nobles by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1988 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
2. Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 14 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1869 - 1887). 
3. Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: German 
4. Snow Maiden: Suite - Dance of the Tumblers by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1895; Russia 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5. Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 11 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Rimsky-Korsakov (1886) 
6. Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60: Troika by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; Paris, France 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
7. Gayaneh: Dance of the Rose Maidens by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: The tray card identifies this selection as "Dance of the young maidens." 
8. Gayaneh: Lullaby by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
9. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
10. Quartet for Strings no 2 in D major: 3rd movement, Andante "Nocturne" by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Russia 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
11. Age of Gold Suite, Op. 22a: Polka by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USSR 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
12. The Red Poppy, Op. 70: Russian Sailors' Dance by Reinhold Gliere
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1927; USSR 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 

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