WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Rachmaninov: The Rock, The Isle Of The Dead, Etc / Polyansky


Release Date: 09/23/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 10104   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Polyansky and his Russian forces continue their series of works by Rachmaninov. This CD features some of Rachmaninov's most famous tone poems and orchestral works, and includes one rarity - Prince Rostislav - a colourful and striking tone poem for large orchestra. Recorded in: Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory September 2001 Producer(s) Valeri Polyansky Sound Engineer(s) Igor Veprintsev Polyansky and his Russian forces continue their series of works by Rachmaninov. This CD features some of Rachmaninov's most famous tone poems and orchestral works, and includes one rarity - Prince Rostislav - a colourful and striking tone poem for large orchestra. Recorded in: Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory September 2001 Producer(s) Valeri Polyansky Sound Engineer(s) Igor Veprintsev Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Rock, Op. 7 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
2.
Isle of the Dead, Op. 29 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
3.
Capriccio on Gypsy Themes, Op. 12 "Capriccio bohémien" by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1894; Russia 
4.
Scherzo for Orchestra in D minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
5.
Prince Rostislav by Sergei Rachmaninov
Conductor:  Valeri Polyanskii
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 

Sound Samples

Utyos (The Rock), Op. 7: The Rock, Op. 7
Prince Rostislav
Scherzo in D minor
Capriccio on Gypsy Themes, Op. 12, "Caprice bohemien"
Ostrov myortvikh (The Isle of the Dead), Op. 29: The Isle of the Dead, Op. 29

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN - TRY IT FREE!
Listen to all your favorite classical music for only $20/month.
Sign up for your monthly subscription service and get unlimited access to the most comprehensive digital catalog of classical music in the world - new releases. bestsellers, advanced releases and more.
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In