Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Capriccio espagnol
Igor Markevich
Label
Decca
Catalogue No.
4829378
Barcode
00028948293780
Format
1-CD
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NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Scheherazade, Op. 35*

London Symphony Orchestra
Erich Gruenberg, solo violin (Scheherazade)
Igor Markevitch

 

*FIRST CD RELEASE ON DECCA

Track previews
Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34: 1. Alborada
Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34: 2. Variazioni
Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34: 3. Alborada
Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34: 4. Scena e canto gitano
Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34: 5. Fandango asturiano
Scheherazade, Op. 35: 1. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship
Scheherazade, Op. 35: 2. The Story of the Calender Prince
Scheherazade, Op. 35: 3. The Young Prince and the Young Princess
Scheherazade, Op. 35: 4. Festival at Bagdad - The Sea - The Shipwreck
Recording information

Recording Producer: Vittorio Negri
Balance Engineer: Vittorio Negri
Recording Location: Wembley Town Hall, London, UK, 20–22 October 1962
Remastering Engineer: Chris Bernauer
Original Philips LP Release: 835160AY

 

Reviews

‘Markevitch is more mercurial [than Ormandy], building to climaxes more subtly, broadening out for the many solo passages, which are done with freedom and imagination … A further advantage for Philips (in addition to its lower price) is the bonus of Capriccio espagnol in a galvanic and brilliantly colorful reading.’ Fanfare, March/April 1980