Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel); Night on a Bare Mountain; Khovanshchina; Gopak; Balakirev: Tamara


Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. Ravel); Night on a Bare Mountain; Khovanshchina; Gopak; Balakirev: Tamara
Ernest Ansermet
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4800047
Barcode
00028948000470
Format
1-CD
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MODEST MUSSORGSKY
Pictures at an Exhibition (arr. M. Ravel)
Night on a Bare Mountain

Khovanshchina (completed and orchestrated by Rimsky-Korsakov)
Prelude
Dance of the Persian Slaves

Gopak from Sorochintsy Fair (orch. Liadov)

MILI BALAKIREV
Tamara – Symphonic Poem

L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
Ernest Ansermet

Recording information

Recording producers: Michael Williamson (Pictures at an Exhibition); James Walker (Gopak, Tamara); Michael Bremner (Night on a Bare Mountain, Khovanshchina)
Recording engineers: Roy Wallace (Pictures at an Exhibition); James Lock (Night on a Bare Mountain, Khovanshchina); Wilkinson (Gopak); Roy Wallace, Gil Went (Tamara)
Recording location: Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland, June 1954 (Tamara), October 1955 (Gopak), November 1959 (Pictures at an Exhibition); April 1964 (Night on a Bare Mountain, Khovanshchina)

Reviews

‘a little known gem … utterly convincing’ Fanfare