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Basics - Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition / Rosel, Markevitch, Et Al

Mussorgsky / Rosel / Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Release Date: 09/09/2008 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 149352   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 29 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This 2CD set from Berlin Classics gives you a stirring performance by Peter Rösel of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition in the original piano version plus a series of additional piano pictures by the Russian master. This is followed by Maurice Ravel's classic orchestrated version of Pictures at an Exhibition conducted by the great Igor Markevitch leading the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. The album also includes Rimsky-Korsakov's popular version of Mussorgsky's Night on the Bare Mountain. This 2CD set from Berlin Classics gives you a stirring performance by Peter Rösel of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition in the original piano version plus a series of additional piano pictures by the Russian master. This is followed by Maurice Ravel's classic orchestrated version of Pictures at an Exhibition conducted by the great Igor Markevitch leading the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. The album also includes Rimsky-Korsakov's popular version of Mussorgsky's Night on the Bare Mountain. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Night on the Bare Mountain by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Russia 
Length: 10 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. 
2.
Scherzo for Piano in C sharp minor by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
3.
Ein Kinderscherz by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859/1860; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
4.
A Tear by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Intermezzo for Piano in B minor "in modo classico" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860-1861; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866/1868; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1880). 
7.
Pictures at an Exhibition for Piano by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 27 Minutes 3 Secs. 
8.
Sorochintsy fair: Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
9.
Pictures at an Exhibition for Orchestra (orchestrated by Ravel) by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Igor Markevitch
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1874/1922; Russia 
Length: 29 Minutes 10 Secs. 

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