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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 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: I. Andante - Allegro con anima
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: III. Valse. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64: IV. Finale. Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace
Serenade for Strings, Op. 48: Pezzo in forma di Sonatina. Andante - Allegro - Andante
Serenade for Strings, Op. 48: Waltzer: Moderato
Serenade for Strings, Op. 48: Elegie. Larghetto elegacio
Serenade for Strings, Op. 48: Finale. Thema Russo Andante - Allegro
Symphonic Suite, Op. 35 "Scheherazande": Largo e maestoso - Allegro non troppo
Symphonic Suite, Op. 35 "Scheherazande": Lento - Andantino
Symphonic Suite, Op. 35 "Scheherazande": Andantino quasi allegretto
Symphonic Suite, Op. 35 "Scheherazande": Allegro molto
Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": I. Montagues and Capulets
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": II. The Child Juliet
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": III. Dance
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": IV. Dance of the Antilles Girls
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": V. Morning Dance
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": VI. Romeo & Juliet
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": VII. Romeo at the Grave of Juliet
Ballet Suite, Op. 64 "Romeo & Juliet": VIII. Death of Tybalt
Fantasy Overture "Romeo & Juliet"
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: I. Largo - Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: II. Allegro molto
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: III. Adagio
Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27: IV. Allegro vivace
Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14
The Firebird Suite: Introduction and Dance of the Firebird
The Firebird Suite: Entreaty of the Firebird. Adagio
The Firebird Suite: Scherzo
The Firebird Suite: Rondo
The Firebird Suite: Infernal Dance. Allegro
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 1 "Adoration of the Earth": Introduction
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 1 "Adoration of the Earth": Dances of the Adolescents
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 1 "Adoration of the Earth": Mock Abduction
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 1 "Adoration of the Earth": Spring Rounds
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 1 "Adoration of the Earth": Games of the Rival Tribes
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 1 "Adoration of the Earth": Dance of the Earth
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 2 "The Sacrifice": Introduction
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 2 "The Sacrifice": Mystical Circles of the Adolescents
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 2 "The Sacrifice": Glorification of the Victim
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 2 "The Sacrifice": Evocation of the Ancestors
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 2 "The Sacrifice": Ritual of the Ancestors
The Rite of Spring, Pt. 2 "The Sacrifice": Sacred Dance-The Victim
Pétrouchka: First Scene. The Shrovetide Fair
Pétrouchka: Second Scene. Pétrouchka's Room
Pétrouchka: Third Scene. The Moor's Room
Pétrouchka: FourthScene. Grand Carnival
Symphony in Three Movements: 1st Movement
Symphony in Three Movements: 2nd Movement
Symphony in Three Movements: 3rd Movement
Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato
Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35: II. Lento
Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35: III. Moderato
Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 35: IV. Allegro brio
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102: I. Allegro
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102: II. Andante
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 102: III. Allegro
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a: I. Largo
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a: II. Allegro molto
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a: III. Allegretto
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a: IV. Largo
Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a: V. Largo

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