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Rachmaninov: Symphonies 1, 2 & 3/ Litton, Royal Philharmonic


Release Date: 11/05/2002 
Label:  Virgin Classics Special Import Catalog #: 62037   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 1 in D minor, Op. 13 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 45 Minutes 49 Secs. 
2. Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 63 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3. Symphony no 3 in A minor, Op. 44 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1936/1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio no 1, London, UK 
Length: 42 Minutes 43 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 1 in D minor Op. 13: I. Grave - Allegro ma non troppo
Symphony No. 1 in D minor Op. 13: II. Allegro animato
Symphony No. 1 in D minor Op. 13: III. Larghetto
Symphony No. 1 in D minor Op. 13: IV. Allegro con fuoco
Symphony No. 2 in E minor Op. 27: I. Largo - Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 2 in E minor Op. 27: II. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
Symphony No. 2 in E minor Op. 27: III. Adagio
Symphony No. 2 in E minor Op. 27: IV. Allegro vivace
Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op. 44: I. Lento - Allegro moderato - Allegro
Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op. 44: II. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro vivace - Tempo come prima
Symphony No. 3 in A minor Op. 44: III. Allegro - Allegro vivace

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