Glazunov, Schumann, Glinka, Liadov: Orchestral Works


Glazunov, Schumann, Glinka, Liadov: Orchestral Works
Ernest Ansermet
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4800038
Barcode
00028948000388
Format
2-CD
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CD1
ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV
The Seasons, Op. 67
Concert Waltz No. 1 in D major, Op. 47
Concert Waltz No. 2 in F major, Op. 51

ROBERT SCHUMANN
Carnaval, Op. 9 (arr. Glazunov, et.al.)

CD2
ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV
Stenka Razin – Symphonic Poem, Op. 13

MIKHAIL GLINKA
Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla
Kamarinskaya Fantasy
Overture: A Life for the Tsar
Valse-Fantasie
Jota argonesa

ANATOLY LIADOV
Baba-Yaga, Op. 56
Kikimora, Op. 63
Chants Populairs Russes, Op. 58

L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ernest Ansermet

Recording information

Recording producers: John Mordler (Seasons, Concert Waltzes); James Walker (Stenka Razin, Kamarinskaya, Life for the Tsar, Baba-Yaga, Kikimora, Chants populairs russes); James Walker, Michael Williamson (Carnaval); Michael Bremner (Ruslan and Ludmilla, Valse-Fantasie, Jota argonesa)
Recording engineers: James Lock (Seasons, Concert Waltzes, Ruslan and Ludmilla, Valse-Fantasie, Jota); Roy Wallace, Gil Went (Stenka Razin, Baba-Yaga, Kikimora, Chants populairs russes); Roy Wallace (Carnaval, Karaminskaya, Life for the Tsar)
Recording locations: Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland, June 1954 (Stenka Razin, Baba-Yaga, Kikimora, Chants populairs russes), November 1959 (Carnaval), February 1961 (Kamarinskaya, Life for the Tsar); April 1964 (Ruslan and Ludmilla, Valse-Fantasie, Jota argonesa); May 1966 (Seasons); June 1966 (Concert Waltz No. 1); October 1966 (Concert Waltz No. 2)

Reviews

‘Ansermet gives it tremendous zip and everywhere revels in the colourful detail of Glazunov’s scoring. As with all Ansermet’s recordings every bar of music is alive and the orchestral palette glitters’ Gramophone