Pierre Moneux in Amsterdam, 1960-1963: Beethoven: Symphony no. 3; Brahms: Symphony no. 1; Berlioz: Harold in Italy; Dvorak: Cello Concerto / Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
2 CD / Tahra / 2014-05-13Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphonie no 3, op. 55 'Eroica'; Hector Berlioz: Harold in Italy for viola and orchestra, Op. 16; Johannes Brahms: Symphony no 1 in C minor, Op. 68; Antonin Dvorák: Concert...
Performers: Boon, Klaas [Viola]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: ; Concertgebouw Orchestra
This set documents the penultimate concert conducted by Pierre Monteux (he was 88 years old), leading the famous Concertgebouw of Amsterdam. The program includes Beethoven's...continue...
1 CD / Regis Records / 2014-05-12Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107; Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77
Performers: Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene; Mravinsky, Yevgeny
It would be impossible to over-praise Rostropovich's performance of the solo part, which combines phenomenal technique with the complete musical understanding one expects...continue...
Glazunov: Concertos for Violin; Cello; Saxophone / Viktor Tretiakov, violin; Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Lev Mikhailov, saxophone
1 CD / Melodiya / 2014-04-29Works: Alexander Glazunov: Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 82; Concerto ballata for cello & orchestra in C major, Op. 108; Concerto for Alto Saxophone in E flat major, Op. 109
Performers: Mikhailov, Lev [Saxophone]; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Tretiakov, Viktor [Violin/Condutor]
Conductors: Fedoseyev, Vladimir; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Korneyev, Alexander
Ensemble: Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra Soloists Ensemble; Moscow Symphony Radio Orchestra; USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Firma Melodiya presents an album of concert works by the outstanding Russian composer Alexander Glazunov."... An incredibly wide scope, power, inspiration, lightness of mighty moods,...continue...
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New Music Collections, Vol. 3: Orchestral Works by Richard Ayres, Nicholas Maw, Andrzej Panufnik, Hugh Wood, Harrison Birtwistle et al.
1 CD / NMC Classics / 2014-04-29Works: Richard Causton: Millennium Scenes; Dominic Muldowney: Oboe Concerto; Nicholas Maw: Life Studies; Richard Ayres: No. 36, NONcerto for Horn; Thea Musgrave: Turbulent Landscapes; Andrzej Panufnik: Conc...
Performers: Carter, Roy [Oboe]; Michael, Robin [Cello]; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Timmermans, Wim
Conductors: Collon, Nicholas; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Marriner, Sir Neville; Kluttig, Roland; Vänskä, Osmo; Wolff, Hugh; Hickox, Richard; Brabbins, Martyn; Steen, Jac van; Knussen, Oliver; Davis, Andre...
Ensemble: ; City of London Sinfonia; ASKO; Hallé Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra
NMC explores the rich offerings of its back catalogue in a new mid-price series called New Music Collections. (See what we did there?) Each album...continue...