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Khachaturian: Spartacus & Gayane Suites; Ravel: Daphnis Et Chloe 2 / Temirkanov

Khachaturian / St Petersberg Philharmonic Orch
Release Date: 11/27/2012 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 310   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Aram KhachaturianMaurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra are one of the classical world's most popular touring ensembles, bringing an inimitable style and character to their performances under the direction of Artistic Director and Chief Conductor Yuri Temirkanov.

This recording presents works from two very different composers, both united through their mastery of orchestral colouring and evocative imagery: Khachaturian's Spartacus and Gayane suites are infused with enchanting Armenian influences, and enjoyed a deserved popularity with Russian audiences that helped protect him from the worst of widespread artistic suppression during the era. Following these, one of the jewels of orchestral repertoire, Ravel's Dahpnis et Chloé was
Read more composed for Diaghilev's Ballet Russes dance company and has remained a popular work to this day. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Spartacus: Suite by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Gayaneh: Suite by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USSR 
3.
Daphnis et Chloé Suite no 2 by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913; France 

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