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Slavonic Serenades / Stratton, Moscow Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 10/29/1996 
Label:  Dorian Discovery Catalog #: 80144   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Anton ArenskyJosef SukAntonín DvorákAlexander Glazunov,   ... 
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In the course of his international career, Maestro Kerry Stratton has conducted orchestras in France, Italy, Norway, Austria, Hungary, The Czech Republic, The Slovak Republic, The United States, Russia and Canada. The Moscow Symphony Orchestra was established in 1989. The members of the orchestra include prize winners and laureates of international and Russian music competitions, graduates of the conservatories of Moscow, St.Petersburg and Kiev. In the course of his international career, Maestro Kerry Stratton has conducted orchestras in France, Italy, Norway, Austria, Hungary, The Czech Republic, The Slovak Republic, The United States, Russia and Canada. The Moscow Symphony Orchestra was established in 1989. The members of the orchestra include prize winners and laureates of international and Russian music competitions, graduates of the conservatories of Moscow, St.Petersburg and Kiev. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a by Anton Arensky
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 15 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
Meditation on an old Czech hymn "St Wenceslas", Op. 35a by Josef Suk
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Prague 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3.
Quintet for String Quartet and Double Bass in G major, Op. 77/B 49: Intermezzo in B by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1875; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 8 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4.
Suite for String Quartet in C major, Op. 35 by Alexander Glazunov
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1891; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 43 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
Chanson triste by Vasily Kalinnikov
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1892-93; Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Mosfilm Studios, Moscow, Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Koehler 

Sound Samples

Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Theme: Moderato
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 1: Un poco piu mosso
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 2: Allegro non troppo
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 3: Andantino tranquillo
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 4: Vivace
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 5: Andante
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 6: Allegro con spirito
Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a: Variation 7: Andante con moto - Coda
Meditation on old Bohemian Chorale, "St. Wenceslas", Op. 35a
String Quintet in G major, Op. 77, B. 49: II. Intermezzo: Nocturno: Andante religioso, Op. 18
Grustnaya pesenka (Chanson Triste) in G minor (arr. T. Koehler)
Suite for String Quartet in C major, Op. 35: I. Introduction and Fugue
Suite for String Quartet in C major, Op. 35: II. Scherzo
Suite for String Quartet in C major, Op. 35: III. Orientale
Suite for String Quartet in C major, Op. 35: IV. Theme and Variations
Suite for String Quartet in C major, Op. 35: V. Valse

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