Notes & Reviews:
Taneyev's massive, lush cantata is steeped in both Russian nationalist tradition, yet is surprisingly cosmopolitan and 'internationalist' in both orchestration and musical style. Mikhail Pletnev's spectacular new recording of 'At the Reading of a Psalm', reveals Taneyev's triumphant final work as a significant choral masterpiece nearly nine decades after its completion.
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MacMillian: The Confession of Isobel Gowdie; Adès: Chamber Symphony, etc / Alsop, London PO
Mozart: Violin Concertos / Fischer, Kreizberg, et al
Naumann: La Passione di Gesù Cristo / Balestracci, Bragadin, Sakurada, Giordani, Grandini, et al
Bloch: Concerto symphonique, Works for Piano & Orchestra
Brian: Symphonies no 6 & 16; Cooke: Symphony no 3 / Braithwaite, Fredman, et al
Naturally Bach / Taylor, Stubbs, Haynes, Da Sonar
Rachmaninov: Vespers, Op. 37 / Paul Hillier, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Christensen: A fall from perfect ground; Olsen, Frounberg, etc / Ensemble Alternance
Mahler: Symphony no 3 / Gergiev, London SO, et al
Works DetailsTaneyev, Sergei : At the Reading of a Psalm, cantata, Op. 36
- Performers: Lolita Semenina (Soprano); Andrei Baturkin (Baritone); Mikhail Gubsky (Tenor)
- Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
- Ensemble: Glinka Choral College Boys Choir
- Notes: Philharmonic Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia (05/01/2003-05/02/2003)
- Running Time: 5 min. 14 sec.
- Period Time: Post Romantic
- Form: Cantata/Oratorio
- Written: 1912-1915