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Glazunov: Complete Symphonies / Vladimir Fedoseyev [4 CDs]

Album Summary

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 1 in E major ("Slavyanskaya"), Op. 5
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 16
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 3 in D major, Op. 33
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 4 in E flat major, Op. 48
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 55
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 6 in C minor, Op. 58
>Glazunov, Alexander : Concert Waltz no 1 in D major, Op. 47
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 7 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 77
>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 8 in E flat major, Op. 83
Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Alexander Glazunov was one of the most important Russian romantic composers that didn't belong to the The Five, whose strongly nationalistic tendencies he respected, but did not embrace. Glazunov's music is of western charm, lyricism and inner passion. His symphonies are brilliantly orchestrated and full of sweeping romantic grandeur and are played with passion and drive by the Russian Tchaikovsky Orchestra conducted by veteran Vladimir Fedoseyev. These live recordings were made between 1974 and 1982 in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. The booklet covers each of the works and provides detailed notes on the composer.

American Record Guide, May/June 2014
I liked Fedoseyev's handling of the bucolic Symphony 4, and I'm sticking with that assessment. The Fifth is probably the best known, and it's had some fine recordings by Mravinsky (Russian Disc) and Serebrier (Warner). It seems to strike the best balance between the melodic freshness of the earlier works and the greater conciseness and confidence of a mature composer. Fedoseyev's performance is fine. The recorded sound is OK. The music shines through, as does the fairly high quality of the orchestra's playing. If you just want these works represented in your collection, this set will serve well enough.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.



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Works Details

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 1 in E major ("Slavyanskaya"), Op. 5
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Ensemble: Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio
  • Running Time: 33 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1881-1882

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 16
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 31 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 3 in D major, Op. 33
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 43 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1890

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 4 in E flat major, Op. 48
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 34 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 55
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 32 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1895

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 6 in C minor, Op. 58
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 35 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1896

>Glazunov, Alexander : Concert Waltz no 1 in D major, Op. 47
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 9 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1893

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 7 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 77
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 32 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1902

>Glazunov, Alexander : Symphony no 8 in E flat major, Op. 83
  • Conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev
  • Running Time: 40 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1906