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Mussorgsky, Borodin, Glière, Etc / Stokowski, Et Al


Release Date: 09/18/2007 
Label:  Cala Records   Catalog #: 546   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovReinhold GlierePeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Nicola Moscona
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski OrchestraWomen's Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"An excellent transfer of Stokowski's extraordinary 1953 recording of his own revision of Night on Bare Mountain... The couplings are equally spectacular."

- Rob Cowan Gramophone
"An excellent transfer of Stokowski's extraordinary 1953 recording of his own revision of Night on Bare Mountain... The couplings are equally spectacular."

- Rob Cowan Gramophone
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Works on This Recording

1.
Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 9 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
2.
Khovanshchina: Act 1 Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 
3.
Khovanshchina: Dance of the Persian Slaves by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 6 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 
4.
Khovanshchina: Act 4 Prelude "Entr'acte" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Khovanshchina: Galitsyn's Journey."
Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
5.
Khovanshchina: Galitsyn's Journey by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Khovanshchina: Act 4 Prelude "Entr'acte"."
Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
6.
Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Nicola Moscona (Bass)
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 13 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Leopold Stokowski.
This selection is sung in Church Slavonic. 
7.
The Red Poppy, Op. 70: Russian Sailors' Dance by Reinhold Gliere
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926-1927; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
8.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 14 Secs. 
9.
In the steppes of central Asia by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
10.
Prince Igor: In the absence of water the flower withers in the sun by day by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra,  Women's Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 17 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens" and "Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances."
Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
11.
Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra,  Women's Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 17 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Prince Igor: In the absence of water the flower withers in the sun by day" and "Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances."
Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 
12.
Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leopold Stokowski Orchestra,  Women's Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City, NY 
Length: 17 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Prince Igor: In the absence of water the flower withers in the sun by day" and "Prince Igor: Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens."
Composition written: Russia (1869 - 1887).
Arranger: Leopold Stokowski. 

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