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Tchaikovsky: Francesca Da Rimini; Italian Capriccio; Serenade For Strings

Tchaikovsky / Leningrad Po / Mravinsky
Release Date: 01/08/2013 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002031   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yevgeny Mravinsky
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded from the 1940s to the 1970s, Melodiya offers a wonderful gift for all admirers of Russian music culture: Tchaikovsky’s symphonic works performed by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Evgeny Mravinsky. It is impossible to imagine the Orchestra — and perhaps the entire domestic music culture of the 20th century — without Mravinsky. For more than half a century, he was at the head of the orchestra and turned it into one of the best symphony collectives in Europe, receiving worldwide recognition. The repertoire of Mravinsky and his orchestra was broad and diverse, but the maestro’s highest achievements were associated with music of Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky. Mravinsky performed and recorded Tchaikovsky’s last three Read more symphonies, concertos, ballet suites, and other symphonic works for dozens of times, much to the delight of listeners in Moscow, Leningrad, Vienna, Prague, Milan, London, and other European cities. - Melodiya Read less

Works on This Recording

Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yevgeny Mravinsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1977 
Length: 23 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yevgeny Mravinsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1950 
Length: 14 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yevgeny Mravinsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1949 
Length: 28 Minutes 30 Secs. 

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