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SVET

SVET 04981-6 [6 CDs for price of 4]

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Review [JW]


Sergei RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)

Symphonies No. 1-3
The Rock
Isle of the Dead
Symphonic Dances
Six Choruses for female voices and piano
Spring – cantata for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Aleko – opera excerpts – Introduction; Women’s Dance; Intermezzo; Men’s Dance
The Bells
Vocalise
Prince Rostislav
Capriccio on Russian Themes
Scherzo for Orchestra edited P Lamm
Moments Musicaux Op.16 No.3, No.5
Vocalise Op.34 No.14 transcription by Evgeny Svetlanov
Prelude in D major Op.23 No.4
Elegie Op.3 No.1
Evgeny Svetlanov (piano) ³
Alexei Maslennikov (tenor) ¹
Galina Pisarenko (soprano) ¹
Sergei Yakovenko (baritone) ¹ ²
Yurlov Russian Choir ¹ ²
Female Group of the USSR TV and Radio Large Chorus º
USSR Symphony Orchestra/Evgeny Svetlanov
rec. undated performances [1954-89]
SVET 04981-6 [6 CDs: 62:27 + 74:23 + 72:55 + 52:40 + 50:13 + 73:58]

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SVET

SVET 001 03-1

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Review [JW]


Anton ARENSKY (1861-1906)
Symphony No.1 in B minor Op.4 [35:58]
Symphony No.2 in A major Op.22 [22:28]
Variations on a theme of Tchaikovsky Op.35a (1894) [14:39]
State Academic Symphony Orchestra/Evgeny Svetlanov
No recording details
SVET 001 03-1 [72:18]

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SVET 002 03-2

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Review [JW]


Anton ARENSKY (1861-1906)
Suite No. 1 in G minor (1885) [33:04]
Suite No.2 “Silhouettes” for symphony orchestra Op.23 (1892) [18:18]
Suite from the ballet Egyptian Nights Op.50a (1900-06) [22:18]
State Academic Symphony Orchestra/Evgeny Svetlanov
No recording details
SVET 002 03-2 [73:49]

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SVET 003 03-3

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Review [JW]


Anton ARENSKY (1861-1906)
Suite No. 3 (Variations) in C major [29:51]
Fantasia “Marguerite Gautier” Op.9 [12:52]
Overture to Dream on the Volga (1891) [7:41]
Introduction to Raphael (1894) [6:49]
Introduction to the opera Nal and Damajanti (1903) [6:52]
Intermezzo in G minor for strings Op.13
March “To the Memory of Suvorov” in C minor [5:45]
State Academic Symphony Orchestra/Evgeny Svetlanov
No recording details
SVET 003 03-3 [72:42]

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AMON RA

CD-SAR 8

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Review [GPu]


Muzio CLEMENTI (1752-1832)
Sonata in G minor, Op.50 No.3 ‘Didone abbandonata – scena tragica’ (1821) [22:48]
Twelve Monferrinas, Op.49 (1821) [22:51]
Richard Burnett (piano)
rec. November 1982, Finchcocks, Goudhurst, Kent
AMON RA CD-SAR 8 [46:00]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5445

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Review [BW]


Forgotten Provence: Music-making in the South of France, 1150-1550
Martin Best Consort
rec. Concert Hall of the Nimbus Foundation, 6-10 November 1994. DDD.
Booklet with notes in English. Translations, but not original texts, included.
NIMBUS NI5445 [64:19]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5815

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Review [RB]


Twentieth Century Works for Cello and Strings
Witold LUTOSŁAWSKI (1913-1994) Grave - Metamorphoses for cello and string orchestra (1981) [6:21]
Elizabeth MACONCHY (1907-1994) Epyllion (1975) [17:21]
Paul HINDEMITH (1895-1963) Trauermusik (1936) [8:21]
Paul PATTERSON (b. 1947) Cello Concerto op. 90 (2002) [24:27]
Mark KOPYTMAN (b.1929) Kaddish (1966, orch. 1982) [15:02]
Raphael Wallfisch (cello)
Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim/William Boughton
rec. Evangelische Laurentiuskirche, Amthof, Oberderdingen, Germany, 22-24 November 2006. DDD
NIMBUS NI 5815 [71:45]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5812

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Review [RB]


Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART (1756-1791)
Serenade in C minor K388 (c.1720) [22:42]
Leoš JANÁČEK (1854-1928)

Mládí (1924) [18:14]
Werner PIRCHNER (1940-2001)

Streichquartett für Bläserquintett PWV 15 (1974) [11:54]
QuintettWien; Reinhold Brunner (bass clarinet) (Mládí)
rec. 29 May–1 June 2006, Wiener Konzerthaus
NIMBUS NI 5812 [52:53]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5810

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Review [GF]


Nicolae BRETAN (1887–1968)
Songs

Alexandru Agache (baritone), Martin Berkofsky (piano)
rec. at Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, U.K. 8 & 9 November 2005
texts and English translations included
NIMBUS NI 5810 [74:20]

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NIMBUS NI5809

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Review [GF]


Nicolae BRETAN (1887–1968)
Songs
Ruxandra Donose (mezzo); Julius Drake (piano)
rec. Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, U.K. 6-7 July 2005
texts and English translations included
NIMBUS NI 5809
[69:35]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5808

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Review [GH]


Franz Schreker and Pupils
Franz SCHREKER (1878-1934) Intermezzo Op. 8 for strings;(1902) [6.37]; Scherzo Op. 8 for strings (1902) [6.34]
Julius BŰRGER (1897-1995) Two Songs for baritone and orchestra (1919): Legend [12.43]; Silence of the night [10.45]
Ernst KŘENEK (1900-1991) Symphony No. 1 Op. 7 (1921) [35:36]
Dietrich Henschel (baritone)
Luzerner Sinfonieorchester/John Axelrod
rec. KKL Luzern, Konzertsaal, 4-5 July 2006. DDD
NIMBUS NI 5808 [71:48]

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NIMBUS NI5480

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Review [BW]


John SHEPPARD (c.1515-1559? 1563?)
English and Latin Church Music

Andrew Carwood; Mike McCarthy; Robert MacDonald, cantors; Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford/Stephen Darlington. DDD.
Booklet with notes in English. Texts and translations included.
rec. Dorchester Abbey, Oxon., England, 3-4 July 1995.
NIMBUS NI5480 [66:56]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS NI5360

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John TAVERNER (c.1490-1545)
Ave Dei Patris Filia: Music for Our Lady and Divine Office

Ex eius tumba: Sospitati dedit ægros (1514?) [13:16]
Dum transisset sabbatum (I) [7:21]
Audivi vocem de cælo [4:13]
Dum transisset sabbatum (II) [3:45]
Kyrie le Roy [5:19]
Alleluya V. Veni electa mea [3:38]
Magnificat a5 [12:05]
Ave Dei Patris filia [13:55]
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford/Stephen Darlington
rec. Dorchester Abbey, Oxon., England, 11-12 May 1992. DDD.
Booklet with notes in English, French and German.
NIMBUS NI5360 [63:32]

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NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI7946

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Review [GF]


Tito Gobbi operas arias, rec. 1942-53.
NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI 7946
[76:10]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI7947

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Review [GF]

Review [MM-B]


Victoria de los Angeles
Spanish Songs

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI7939/40

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Review [JW]


Leonard Warren
VERDI and popular song.

NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI7939/40 [76:22 + 76:31]

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NIMBUS

NIMBUS PRIMA VOCE NI5813/14

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Review [JS]


Engel Lund’s Book of Folk Songs
See end of review for full contents and performers [88:45]
Lieder Theatre London/Norbert Meyn
recording date and place not stated
texts and singing translations included
NIMBUS RECORDS NI 5813/14 [45:52+42:53]

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SVCO

SVCO 001/4-004/4

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Evgeny SVETLANOV (1928-2002)
Symphony No.1 in B minor Op.13 (1956) [48:31]
Poem for violin and orchestra (in memory of David Oistrakh) [18:21] º
The Red Guelder-Rose – symphonic poem (in memory of Vasily Shukshin) [19:30]
Piano Concerto in C minor [21:11] ³
Preludes – symphonic reflections [22:44]
Daybreak in the Field – symphonic picture [5:53]
Three Russian Songs [9:20] ¹
Pictures of Spain – Rhapsody for large orchestra [16:55]
Rhapsody No.2 [15:54]
Russian Variations for harp and orchestra [13:31] ²
Daugava – symphonic poem [15:31]
Siberian Fantasy for large symphony orchestra [18:19]
State Symphony Orchestra/Evgeny Svetlanov
Evgeny Svetlanov (piano)/USSR Radio and Television Large Symphony Orchestra/Maxim Shostakovich ³
Igor Oistrakh (violin) º
Raisa Bobrineva (soprano) ¹
Nadezhda Tolstaya (harp) ²
SVCO 001/4-004/4 [4 CDs: 66:59 + 63:40 + 61:51 + 33:54]
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