Notes & Reviews:
Taneyev's composing heritage is vast: he composed in almost every genre typical for his time, but his most significant achievements were in the genres of choral music and cantatas. At the Reading of a Psalm (1812-1814), a monumental work composed to the poetry of Alexey Khomyakov, was the embodiment of Taneyev's prominent professional achievements.
"Taneyev is at his most passionate and serious in At The Reading of a Psalm...Svetlanov conducts with blazing conviction and draws a superlatively committed response from his performers." -International Record ReviewNotes & Reviews:
Recording information: 1977.
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Works DetailsTaneyev, Sergei : At the Reading of a Psalm, cantata, Op. 36
- Performers: Yuri Antonov (Tenor); Yuri Belokrinkin; Raisa Kotova (Mezzo Soprano); Adelina Kozlova (Soprano)
- Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov
- Ensemble: USSR State Academie Symphony Orchestra
- Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
- Period Time: Post Romantic
- Form: Cantata/Oratorio
- Written: 1912-1915