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Russian Spectacular / Vernon Handley, Hallé Orchestra


Release Date: 03/20/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics For Pleasure Catalog #: 82232   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovAlexander BorodinMikhail Glinka,   ... 
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 23 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 10 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 
2.
Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3.
In the steppes of central Asia by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
4.
Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 47 Secs. 
5.
Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Prince Igor: Overture by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Alexander Glazunov. 
7.
Hamlet Overture, Op. 67 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Vernon Handley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hallé Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 11/1974 
Venue:  Barking Town Hall, London, England 
Length: 18 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Hamlet - Fantasy Overture Op. 67 (2007 Digital Remaster)
Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture
A Night on the Bare Mountain
Capriccio espagnol Op. 34: I. Alborada (Vivo e strepitoso) -
Capriccio espagnol Op. 34: II. Variazioni (Andante con moto) -
Capriccio espagnol Op. 34: III. Alborada (Vivo e strepitoso) -
Capriccio espagnol Op. 34: IV. Scena e canto gitano (Allegretto) -
Capriccio espagnol Op. 34: V. Fandango asturiano
In the Steppes of Central Asia
Prince Igor: Overture (orch. Glazunov)
Russian Easter Festival Overture Op. 36

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