1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-08-29Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: The Fall of Berlin, film score, Op. 82; The Unforgettable Year 1919, suite from the film score, Op. 89a (assembled by Atovmyan)
Performers: Alekseyeva, Ellena
Ensemble: Moscow Capella; Moscow Symphony Orchestra
"In her excellent book Soviet Film Music (1997), Tatyana Egorova condemns Shostakovich's Fall of Berlin as "distressing" and "sounding stiff and monotonous", since "the possibilities...continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-07-01Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty Suite, Op. 66a; Morceaux (6) for Piano, Op. 19; Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a; Chanson triste; Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48; The Snow Maiden, inciden...
Performers: Balint, Janos; Biret, Idil [Piano]; Clark, Keith [Conductor]; Czech-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra; Entremont, Philippe; Geringas, David; Glemser, Bernd [Piano]; Golovschin, Igor; Halasz, Michae...
Conductors: Mogrelia, Andrew; Geringas, David; Halász, Michael; Entremont, Philippe; Golovschin, Igor; Wit, Antoni; Clark, Keith
Ensemble: ; Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra; Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra; Moscow Capella; Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Vienna Chamber Orchestra
Personnel: Nóra Mercz (harp); Vytautas Sondeckis (cello); Janos Balint (flute); Ilona Prunyi, Idil Biret (piano).
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky may be best remembered for the Nutcracker Suite....continue...