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Shostakovich: Symphonies 13 & 15; Mussorgsky: Songs / Solti, Alexashkin

Shostakovich / Mussorgsky / Aleksashkin / Solti
Release Date: 02/12/2007 
Label:  Eloquence   Catalog #: 4428235   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri ShostakovichModest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Sergei AlexashkinSir Anthony Hopkins
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraChicago Symphony Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 15 in A major, Op. 141 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USSR 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 40 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2. Songs and dances of death by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Sergei Alexashkin (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1877; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 19 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
3. Khovanshchina: Act 1 Prelude "Dawn on the Moscow River" by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1997 
Venue:  Orchestra Hall, Chicago, Illinois 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4. Symphony no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113 "Babi Yar" by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Sir Anthony Hopkins (Spoken Vocals), Sergei Alexashkin (Bass)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra,  Chicago Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USSR 

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