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Russian Orchestral Masterworks


Release Date: 01/11/2000 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 1749   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovSergei ProkofievSergei Rachmaninov,   ... 
Conductor:  Gennadi RozhdestvenskyWilliam BoughtonRafael Frühbeck de BurgosTadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraEnglish Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 7 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 7 Hours 22 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by Dmitri Shostakovich. Includes work(s) by Dmitri Shostakovich. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Symphony no 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Gennadi Rozhdestvensky,  William Boughton,  Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos,  Tadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  English Symphony Orchestra  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
2. Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  William Boughton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English String Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
3. Romeo and Juliet Overture by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869/1880; Russia 
4. Scheherazade, Op. 35 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
5. Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
6. Romeo and Juliet: Suite(s) by Sergei Prokofiev
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Paris, France 
7. Symphony no 2 in E minor, Op. 27 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Tadaaki Otaka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1907; Russia 
8. Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
9. Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919/1945;   
10. Le sacre du printemps by Igor Stravinsky
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911-1913 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911 - 1913).
Composition revised: USA (1943). 
11. Pétrouchka by Igor Stravinsky
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
Notes: Composition written: Switzerland (1911).
Composition revised: 1947. 
12. Symphony in Three Movements by Igor Stravinsky
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1945; USA 
13. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C minor, Op. 35 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USSR 
14. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 

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