Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8; Scriabin: La Poème de l'Extase, Op. 54 / Yevgeny Mravinsky, Leningrad PO (live, 1961)
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2015-04-14Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65; Alexander Scriabin: Le Poème de l'extase (Poem of Ecstasy), symphony [No. 4] in C major, Op. 54
Conductors: Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: ; Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Shostakovich's Symphony No.8 was written in the summer of 1943, and first performed in November of that year by the USSR Symphony Orchestra under Yevgeny...continue...
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"; Prokofiev: October, excerpts / Vitaly Gromadsky, bass; Kyrill Kondrashin
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2014-08-12Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 13 in B flat minor, Op. 113 "Babi Yar"; Sergey Prokofiev: Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, for 2 choruses, accordions & orchestra,
Performers: Gromadsky, Vitaly
Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill
Ensemble: ; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
This recording is an echo of the second performance of Shostakovich's Symphony No.13 in December of 1962. It still features the original text by Yevtushenko...continue...
Recording information: Moscow....continue...
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no 1; Piano Concerto no 2; Violin Concerto no 1 / David Oistrakh, violin; Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Leonard Bernstein, piano
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2012-09-12Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107; Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102; Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77
Performers: Bernstein, Leonard; Jones, Mason; Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Bernstein, Leonard; Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: New York Philharmonic; Philadelphia Orchestra; Philharmonic Orchestra
Offered together for the first time, this new SACD remastering from Praga features historic recordings of three acclaimed concertos by Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by the...continue...
Shostakovich: Song of the Forests, Op. 81; Ten Poems, Op. 88; The Sun Shines Over the Motherland, Op. 90 / Vladimir Ivanovsky, tenor; Ivan Petrov, bass
1 CD / Praga / 2012-08-14Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: The Song of the Forests, oratorio, for tenor, bass, childrens chorus, chorus & orchestra, Op. 81; The Sun Shines on Our Motherland, cantata, for child chorus, chorus & orchestra,...
Performers: Ivanovsky, Vladimir; Petrov, Ivan
Conductors: Ulanov, Yevgeny; Ivancev, Konstantin; Sandler, Grigory
Ensemble: Leningrad Radio and TV Chorus; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; USSR Symphony Orchestra
The latest in Praga's series of historic remasterings is a tribute to three outstanding Russian artists - conductor Yevgeny Mravinsky, choirmaster Alexander Yurlov and the...continue...
1 CD / Praga / 2012-03-13Works: Alexander Borodin: Quartet for Strings no 2 in D; Petite Suite for Piano; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 4, Op. 36; Quartet for Strings no 3, Op. 30; Sergey Prokofiev: Classical Symphony, Op....
Performers: EB, Christoph [Horn]; Hrsel, Martin; Janackova, Marketa; Kanka, Michal; Klepac, Jaromir [Piano]; Kondratenko, Irina; Prague Piano Duo
Conductors: Mravinsky, Yevgeny;
Ensemble: ; Czech Nonet; Kinsky Trio Prague; Prazák Quartet (String Quartet)
This fascinating and musically rewarding collection from Praga samples the many recordings of Russian music from the label's extensive back catalog. It offers the listener...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2010-08-10Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 8 in C minor, Op. 110; Quartet for Strings no 7 in F sharp minor, Op. 108; Quintet for piano & strings in G minor, Op. 57
Performers: Hula, Pavel; Koroliov, Evgeni
Dedicated to the joint memory of Sviatoslav Richter and Dmitri Shostakovich, this recording features three of the most powerful chamber works of the twentieth century....continue...
Recording information: Domovina Studio, Prague; MC2, Grenoble....continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2010-05-11Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40; Two Pieces for cello and piano, from the Second Ballet Suite; Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147
Performers: Kanka, Michal; Klepac, Jaromir [Piano]
This disc of music for cello and piano by Shostakovich juxtaposes two disparate styles. The tumultuous and virtuoso sonata of Opus 40, still influenced by...continue...
Recording information: Prague (11/02/2009/12/15/2009)....continue...