Fistoulari conducts Russian Concert Music | Guild - Historical GHCD2391

Fistoulari conducts Russian Concert Music

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Label: Guild - Historical

Cat No: GHCD2391

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 30th July 2012

Contents

Artists

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra

Conductor

Anatole Fistoulari

Works

Borodin, Alexander

String Quartet no.2 in D major (orch. Nikolai Tcherepnin)
» III Notturno

Glazunov, Alexander

Concert waltz no.1 in D major, op.47
Stenka Razin, op.13

Glinka, Mikhail

Valse-Fantaisie in B minor

Prokofiev, Sergei

Lieutenant Kije: Suite, op.60
» III Kije's Wedding
» IV Troika
» V Kije's Funeral

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai

Mlada
» Procession of the Nobles

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Suite no.1 in D major, op.43
» IV Marche miniature
Swan Lake, op.20
» Waltz (Act 1)

Artists

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra

Conductor

Anatole Fistoulari

About

This rare collection of Russian Concert Favourites is one of the few CDs to be released marking the excellence of the fine Ukranian-born conductor Anatole Fistoulari.

If anyone was born to conduct, it was Fistoulari - his father was a famous conductor and Anatole conducted his first concert at the age of seven (!) in a programme which included Tchaikovsky's 'Pathetique' Symphony! As an adult, he became world-famous through many recordings and concert appearances, yet it was in Russian repertoire that he excelled. He also married Mahler's daughter, Anna.

This unique collection has very famous pieces alongside quite rarely heard items, yet each one is shot through with an understanding and quality of performance that betoken a master conductor, from the thrilling account Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Procession of the Nobles' with which the programme opens, to the power and drama of Glazunov's symphonic poem 'Stenka Razin', with which it ends.

The two great British orchestras are the Royal Philharmonic and the Philharmonia. A most important and valuable collection of popular Russian orchestral music.

Contents:

01. Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles from 'Mlada'
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

02. Glinka: Valse-Fantasie
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

03. Tchaikovsky: Marche Miniature' from Suite No.1 in D
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

04. Borodin: Notturno' from String Quartet No.2 in D (orch. by Nikolai Tcherepnin)
Philharmonia Orchestra

05. Tchaikovsky: Waltz from 'Swan Lake'
Philharmonia Orchestra

06. Glazounov: Concert Waltz No.1 in D major, Op.47
Philharmonia Orchestra

07. Prokofiev: Lieutenant KijÚ' Suite - excerpts from KijÚ's Wedding
08. Prokofiev: Lieutenant KijÚ' Suite - excerpts from Troika
09. Prokofiev: Lieutenant KijÚ' Suite - excerpts from Burial of KijÚ
Philharmonia Orchestra

10. Glazounov: Stenka Razin - Symphonic Poem on 'The Volga Boat Song'
Philharmonia Orchestra

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