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Arensky: Symphony No 2, Etc / Sinaisky, Bbc Philharmonic


Release Date: 01/20/2004 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10024   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Russian composer, conductor and pianist Arensky was a pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov at St Petersburg Concervatory and later taught at the Moscow Conservatory, where his pupils included Rachmaninov and Scriabin. His music is an ecclectic blend of Russian idiom and late romantic tradition. Vassily Sinaisky is a master of this repertoire and has made a string of recordings of Russian music with the BBC Philharmonic, all of which have received tremendous critical acclaim. Recorded in: New Broadcasting House, Manchester 9-11 April 2002 Producer(s) Brian Pidgeon (Executive) Mike George (Recording) Sound Engineer(s) Stephen Rinker The Russian composer, conductor and pianist Arensky was a pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov at St Petersburg Concervatory and later taught at the Moscow Conservatory, where his pupils included Rachmaninov and Scriabin. His music is an ecclectic blend of Russian idiom and late romantic tradition. Vassily Sinaisky is a master of this repertoire and has made a string of recordings of Russian music with the BBC Philharmonic, all of which have received tremendous critical acclaim. Recorded in: New Broadcasting House, Manchester 9-11 April 2002 Producer(s) Brian Pidgeon (Executive) Mike George (Recording) Sound Engineer(s) Stephen Rinker Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony no 2 in A major, Op. 22 by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
2.
A Dream on the Volga, Op. 16: Overture by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Russia 
3.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 3 in C major, Op. 33 "Variations" by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
4.
Nal and Damayanti, Op. 47: Overture by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
5.
Intermezzo for Strings, Op. 13 by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Russia 

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