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Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Etc / Kunzel, Cincinnati So


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80041   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 35 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
1812 Overture, Op. 49 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1978 
Venue:  Music Hall, Cincinnati 
Length: 15 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1978 
Venue:  Music Hall, Cincinnati 
Length: 15 Minutes 20 Secs. 
3.
Mazeppa: Cossack Dance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Erich Kunzel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881-1883; Russia 
Date of Recording: 09/1978 
Venue:  Music Hall, Cincinnati 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 It's the cannons that make this recording October 16, 2015 By D. Emery (Reston, VA) See All My Reviews "Well, I can't say my ears are sufficiently 'tuned' to be able to distinguish most performances from each other. But I do have experience with black powder cannons, and the sound of the guns in this recording are markedly superior to anything else I've heard. Black powder burns more slowly and produces a sustained bass rumble, unlike the sharp bangs that come from shotguns, garbage cans, modern cannon and whatever else has been used on other recordings. Add this to the sound of the bells, and the result is something you won't hear in recordings that depend on studio effects. So yeah, if you're afraid of loud bass notes, don't play this one at full volume. But if you want something to provide a good comparison at the lowest registers when evaluating audio equipment, as well as a rousing performance, this is for you." Report Abuse
 rerelease April 5, 2012 By Richard H. (Glendale, AZ) See All My Reviews "I have the original release from 1987. Why do the same recordings keep popping up with different cover art under the same catalog number and a later date? This recording was made during the early days of CD and Telarc, Kunzel and Cincinnati were right there showing off. They did make some great recordings and I was also there to lap them up. I couldn't wait for another release of anything they wanted to do. I could really do without the digital cannon on this though hence the 3 stars. The booms and bangs can actually damage equipment." Report Abuse
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