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Rimsky-korsakov: Scheherazade, Etc / Ernest Ansermet


Release Date: 02/14/1995 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 443464   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Lorand Fenyves
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande OrchestraGeneva Motet Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 14 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2. Christmas Eve: Suite by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 23 Minutes 42 Secs. 
3. Dubinushka, Op. 62 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905-1906; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
4. Sadko, Op. 5 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 10 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Ver: 2nd (1869) 
5. Snow Maiden: Suite by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Geneva Motet Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880/1895; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Length: 12 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6. Scheherazade, Op. 35 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Lorand Fenyves (Violin)
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 43 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7. May Night: Overture by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1879; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 8 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 18 Minutes 42 Secs. 
9. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Scheherazade, Op.35: The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
Scheherazade, Op.35: The Story of the Calender Prince
Scheherazade, Op.35: The Young Prince and the Young Princess
Scheherazade, Op.35: Festival at Bagdad - The Sea - The Shipwreck against a rock surmounted by a bronze warrior (The Shipwreck)
Overture "May Night"
The Tale of Tsar Saltan - Suite, Op.57: 1. The Tsar's departure and Farewell
The Tale of Tsar Saltan - Suite, Op.57: 2. The Tsaritsa and her son afloat in the cask
The Tale of Tsar Saltan - Suite, Op.57: 3. The Three Wonders
The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Russian Easter Festival, Overture, Op.36
Christmas Eve - Suite
Dubinushka, Op.62
Sadko, Op.5 - A Musical Picture
The Snow Maiden - Suite / Act 1: Intro: Danse des Oiseaux;Cortège; Danse des Bouffons

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