1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-02-24Works: Mily Balakirev: Concerto for Piano no 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 1; Concerto for Piano no 2 in E flat major (completed by Lyapunov); Grand Fantaisie on Russian Folksongs, for piano & orchestra, Op. 4
Performers: Seifetdinova, Anastasia
Conductors: Yablonsky, Dmitry
Ensemble: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader of the "Mighty Handful" of Russian composers, Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev was praised by Rimsky-Korsakov as "an excellent pianist... endowed by nature with a sense...continue...
1 CD / Toccata / 2007-05-08Works: Mily Balakirev: Grand Fantaisie on Russian Folksongs, for piano & orchestra, Op. 4; Russian Folksongs (30), song transcriptions for piano 4 hands; Anonymous, Russian: Dormition of the Mother of God (...
Performers: Banowetz, Joseph; Chan, Alton; Kalugina, Olga; Kolgatin, Pavel; Nikolayeva, Svetlana
Conductors: Krimets, Konstantin
Mily Balakirev (1837-1910)-the leader of the group of Russian composers known as "the Mighty Handful"-was influenced by folksong from the start of his career. His...continue...