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Modern Portraits / Spivakov, Kissin, Moscow Virtuosi


Release Date: 06/08/2007 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 60370   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Karl Amadeus HartmannIgor StravinskyKrzysztof PendereckiAlfred Schnittke,   ... 
Performer:  Vladimir SpivakovAlexei UtkinEvgeni KissinMichel Lethiec,   ... 
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Spivakov himself is the very competent soloist in the Hartmann Concerto funèbre...Spivakov and his band have toured Europe extensively and are well known to aficionados of this kind of repertoire...Some of the transcriptions are by Spivakov himself (Schnittke). - MusicWeb International Spivakov himself is the very competent soloist in the Hartmann Concerto funèbre...Spivakov and his band have toured Europe extensively and are well known to aficionados of this kind of repertoire...Some of the transcriptions are by Spivakov himself (Schnittke). - MusicWeb International Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto funebre for Violin and Strings by Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Performer:  Vladimir Spivakov (Violin)
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 18 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for String Orchestra in D major by Igor Stravinsky
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Herkulessaal, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 11 Minutes 58 Secs. 
3.
Capriccio for Oboe and 11 Strings by Krzysztof Penderecki
Performer:  Alexei Utkin (Oboe)
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; Poland 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Herculessaal, Residenz, Munich 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
4.
Suite in the old style by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Evgeni Kissin (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Spivakov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1972; USSR 
Date of Recording: 10/1988 
Venue:  Eglise du Liban, Paris 
Length: 15 Minutes 16 Secs. 
5.
Overture on Hebrew Themes for Clarinet, String Quartet and Piano in C minor, Op. 34 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Michel Lethiec (Clarinet), Evgeni Kissin (Piano), Mikhail Milman (Cello),
Vladimir Spivakov (Violin), Yuri Gandelsman (Viola), Boris Garlitsky (Violin)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1988 
Venue:  Eglise du Liban, Paris 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 

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