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Russian Treasures

Album Summary

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor
>Borodin, Alexander : In the steppes of central Asia
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Scheherazade
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an Exhibition
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Overture 1812, Op. 49
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Rococo Variations
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Seasons, Op. 37b
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker, Op. 71
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 5 in E minor, op. 64
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathetique"
>Glinka, Mikhail : Ruslan and Lyudmila
>Liadov, Anatole : The enchanted lake, Op. 62
>Glazunov, Alexander : Raymonda, Op. 57
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Danse Hongroise, Op. 6, no 2 (original)
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliette, Op. 64
>Prokofiev, Sergei : The Love for Three Oranges
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Peter and the Wolf
>Stravinsky, Igor : The Rite of Spring
>Khachaturian, Aram : Ganayeh
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Suite for Variety Orchestra
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Notes & Reviews:

Treasures is a new series of 3-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of Virgin Classics, presenting the best loved and key works of the classical repertoire at a very attractive price. The first batch of this series is composed of 5 releases, including a selection of Mozart's most popular works such as Don Giovanni and The "Jupiter" Symphony; Piano classics including the "Moonlight" Sonata and Clair de Lune; Russian favorites such as Scheherazade and The Rite of Spring, Baroque masterpieces like The Four Seasons and Pachelbel's Canon in D; and celebrated Sacred Works such as Vespers and Verdi's Requiem. All of these timeless masterpieces are performed by world-class performers including Natalie Dessay, Yehudi Menuhin, Mikhail Pletnev, Riccardo Muti, and André Previn. The Treasures series provides a wide overview of the "must haves" in each of these popular genres.

Treasures is a new series of 3-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of Virgin Classics, presenting the best loved and key works of the classical repertoire at a very attractive price. The first batch of this series is composed of 5 releases, including a selection of Mozart's most popular works such as Don Giovanni and The "Jupiter" Symphony; Piano classics including the "Moonlight" Sonata and Clair de Lune; Russian favorites such as Scheherazade and The Rite of Spring, Baroque masterpieces like The Four Seasons and Pachelbel's Canon in D; and celebrated Sacred Works such as Vespers and Verdi's Requiem. All of these timeless masterpieces are performed by world-class performers including Natalie Dessay, Yehudi Menuhin, Mikhail Pletnev, Riccardo Muti, and André Previn. The Treasures series provides a wide overview of the "must haves" in each of these popular genres.



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>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances no 1
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 2 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances no 2
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances no 3
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 1 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances no 4
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Borodin, Alexander : Prince Igor :: Polovtsian Dances no 5
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1869-1887

>Borodin, Alexander : In the steppes of central Asia
  • Conductor: André Cluytens
  • Notes: Composition written: 1880.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Scheherazade
  • Conductor: Armin Jordan
  • Running Time: 44 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op. 36
  • Conductor: Armin Jordan
  • Running Time: 15 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Conductor: André Cluytens
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
  • Conductor: Charles Mackerras
  • Running Time: 10 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Khovanschina :: Prelude
  • Conductor: Mariss Jansons
  • Running Time: 5 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1872-1880

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an Exhibition :: The Great Gate of Kiev
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Overture 1812, Op. 49 :: [Excerpt]
  • Conductor: Mariss Jansons
  • Running Time: 3 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1880

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Rococo Variations :: Theme
  • Performer: Gautier Capuçon (Cello)
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Rococo Variations :: Variation 1
  • Performer: Gautier Capuçon (Cello)
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Rococo Variations :: Variation 2
  • Performer: Gautier Capuçon (Cello)
  • Conductor: Valery Gergiev
  • Running Time: 1 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Andante cantabile for Cello and Strings, Op. 11
  • Performer: Steven Isserlis (Cello)
  • Conductor: John Gardiner
  • Running Time: 6 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Seasons, Op. 37b :: June
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake, Op. 20 :: Act 2. Scene moderato
  • Conductor: Andre Previn
  • Running Time: 2 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Nutcracker, Op. 71 :: Waltz of the Flowers
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 7 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 :: Valse
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Running Time: 4 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 5 in E minor, op. 64 :: Valse
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Running Time: 5 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1888

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" :: Allegro molto vivace
  • Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
  • Running Time: 8 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique" :: Adagio lamentoso
  • Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
  • Running Time: 10 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1893

>Glinka, Mikhail : Ruslan and Lyudmila :: Ruslan and Ludmilla, G. xivov
  • Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837-1842

>Liadov, Anatole : The enchanted lake, Op. 62
  • Conductor: Antonio Pappano
  • Running Time: 6 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1909

>Glazunov, Alexander : Raymonda, Op. 57 :: Entracte
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1898

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (14), Op. 34
  • Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Michael Schoenwandt
  • Running Time: 5 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
  • Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23
  • Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Danse Hongroise, Op. 6, no 2 (original) :: 2. Oriental Dance
  • Performers: Truls Truls Mork (Cello); Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 :: Moderato
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Running Time: 11 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Romeo and Juliette, Op. 64 :: Dance of the Knights
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Notes: Composition written: 1935-36.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1935-1936

>Prokofiev, Sergei : The Love for Three Oranges :: Marche
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1919

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Peter and the Wolf :: Excerpt
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 6 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1936

>Stravinsky, Igor : The Rite of Spring :: L'Adoration de la terre. Danse des adolescentes
  • Conductor: Kent Nagano
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1911-1913

>Khachaturian, Aram : Ganayeh :: Sabre Dance
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Notes: Composition written: 1941-42.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1941-1942

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Suite for Variety Orchestra :: Waltz no 2
  • Conductor: Järvi Paavo
  • Notes: Composition written: 1938.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1938