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Glazunov: Symphony No 8, Lyric Poem / Polyanskii, Russian State


Release Date: 06/24/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9961   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Ludmila KuznetsovaVsevolod Grivnov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony OrchestraRussian State Symphony Cappella
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Polyansky's Glazunov cycle on Chandos has received excellent critical acclaim for the quality of recording and performance. This release includes such rare and colourful works as the 'Commemorative Cantata for the Centenary of the Birth of Pushkin' and the 'Poème lyrique'. Recorded in: Mosfilm New Studio, Moscow 29 February 2000 (Cantata) Recorded in: Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory 13 April 2000 (Poème lyrique) and August 2000 (Symphony) Producer(s) Valeri Polyansky Sound Engineer(s) Igor Veprintsev

R E V I E W S:

A truly memorable performance then, and the Chandos recording is well up to the house standards. Dont miss it. -- Gramophone ‘Editor’s Choice’
Polyansky's Glazunov cycle on Chandos has received excellent critical acclaim for the quality of recording and performance. This release includes such rare and colourful works as the 'Commemorative Cantata for the Centenary of the Birth of Pushkin' and the 'Poème lyrique'. Recorded in: Mosfilm New Studio, Moscow 29 February 2000 (Cantata) Recorded in: Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory 13 April 2000 (Poème lyrique) and August 2000 (Symphony) Producer(s) Valeri Polyansky Sound Engineer(s) Igor Veprintsev

R E V I E W S:

A truly memorable performance then, and the Chandos recording is well up to the house standards. Dont miss it. -- Gramophone ‘Editor’s Choice’ Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 8 in E flat major, Op. 83 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; Russia 
2.
Lyric Poem, Op. 12 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1887; Russia 
3.
Cantata in Memory of Pushkin's 100th Birthday, Op. 65 by Alexander Glazunov
Performer:  Ludmila Kuznetsova (Mezzo Soprano), Vsevolod Grivnov (Tenor)
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Cappella,  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
Language: Russian 

Sound Samples

Symphony No. 8 in E flat major, Op. 83: I. Allegro moderato
Symphony No. 8 in E flat major, Op. 83: II. Mesto
Symphony No. 8 in E flat major, Op. 83: III. Allegro
Symphony No. 8 in E flat major, Op. 83: IV. Moderato sostenuto
Cantata in Memory of Pushkin's 100th Birthday, Op. 65: I. In a teeming multitude (Chorus)
Cantata in Memory of Pushkin's 100th Birthday, Op. 65: II. Berceuse: At this peaceful cradle (Mezzo-Soprano)
Cantata in Memory of Pushkin's 100th Birthday, Op. 65: III. His childhood years passed ... (Chorus, Mezzo-Soprano)
Cantata in Memory of Pushkin's 100th Birthday, Op. 65: IV. Aria: From the cares of the dreary world (Tenor, Chorus)
Cantata in Memory of Pushkin's 100th Birthday, Op. 65: V. Hymn: Ever glorious and without compare (Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Chorus)
Poeme lyrique, Op. 12

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