Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971): Apollon Musagéte, Orpheus, Ode, Fireworks, Song of the Volga Boatmen / Leningrad PO, Moscow PO, SO of USSR, Yevgeny Mravinsky
1 CD / Praga / 2016-03-18Conductors: Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; Symphony Orchestra of USSR
Russian born, naturalized French and later American citizen, Igor Stravinsky made a triumphant return to the USSR for three days in October of 1962 at...continue...
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Humoresques Nos.1 & 2 / David Oistrakh, violin; Moscow PO, USSR Radio Symph., Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1 CD / Praga / 2016-02-05Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 35; Jean Sibelius: Concerto for Violin in D minor, Op. 47; Humoresques (2) for violin & orchestra, Op. 87b
Performers: Oistrakh, David [Conductor]
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: ; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; USSR Radio Symphony
This is an unusual pairing of two romantic concertos by Tchaikovsky and Sibelius, performed by the legendary David Oistrakh on his Stradivarius Comte de Fontana....continue...
Recording information: Moscow (07/23/1965); Moscow (09/27/1968)....continue...
Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet û Fantasy-Overture; Berlioz: Romeo & Juliet; Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet û Ballet Suite No.2 / Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin; London SO, Pierre Monteux; Leningrad PO, Yevgeny Mravinsky
1 Super Audio CD / Praga / 2016-02-05Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture; Hector Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet, A dramatic Symphony Op. 17 (excerpts); Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Second Suite from the ballet, ...
Conductors: Kondrashin, Kyrill; Monteux, Pierre; Mravinsky, Yevgeny
Ensemble: ; Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
The "Lovers of Verona" have long inspired distinguished composers like Benda, Zingarelli, Bellini, Gounod and most famously, Berlioz, Tcha´kovsky and Prokofiev. Here combat, tumult and...continue...
Recording information: Leningrad (01/07/1967); Moscow (01/07/1967); Studio recording, near London (01/07/1967); Leningrad (06/1962); Moscow (06/1962); Studio recording, near London (06/1962); Leningra...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: 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...