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Russian Masterworks (The Best of Russian Classical Music)

Maria Lettberg (piano), Vladimir Grishko (tenor), Ilya Kaler (violin), Denes Varjon (piano), Jeffrey Biegel (piano), Boris Berman (piano), Dinara Alieva (soprano), Maria Larionoff (violin), Idil Biret (piano), Mikhail Svetlov (bass), Pavlina Dokovska (piano), Eugen Antoni (tenor), Raisa Palmu (soprano),...

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 Excerpt, Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila

Work length5:38
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  • Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Michail Jurowski

Ruslan and Lyudmila, Op. 5: Overture

Track length5:38
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 Excerpt, Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina

Work length5:12
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  • Sofia National Opera Orchestra
  • Atanas Margaritov
  • Recorded: 1978
  • Recording Venue: Bulgaria Concert Hall, Bulgaria

Khovanshchina: Act I: Introduction

Track length5:12
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Glière: The Red Poppy, Op. 70

Work length3:32
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  • St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
  • Andre Anichanov

The Red Poppy: Russian Sailors' Dance

Track length3:32
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71

Work length2:55
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  • Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Michael Halász
  • Recorded: 20-25 June 1987
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall of Slovak Philharmonic, Bratislava

The Nutcracker: Danse arabe

Track length2:55
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 Excerpt, Borodin: Symphony No. 2 in B minor

Work length6:56
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  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Gerard Schwarz
  • Recorded: 8, 15 May 2009
  • Recording Venue: S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium-Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street, Seattle, Washington, USA

Symphony No. 2 in B Minor: I. Allegro

Track length6:56
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 Excerpt, Scriabin: 8 Etudes, Op. 42

Work length3:08
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  • Maria Lettberg (piano)

8 Etudes, Op. 42: No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor

Track length3:08
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin

Work length6:14
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  • Vladimir Grishko (tenor)
  • Ukraine State Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Vladimir Sirenko

Eugene Onegin, Op. 24, Act II: Kuda, kuda, kuda vi udalilis

Track length6:14
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Glazunov: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82

Work length5:51
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  • Ilya Kaler (violin)
  • Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Camilla Kolchinsky

Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op. 82: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo

Track length5:51
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 Excerpt, Prokofiev: Scythian Suite, Op. 20

Work length3:08
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  • Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra
  • Theodore Kuchar
  • Recorded: 28-30 January 1994
  • Recording Venue: State Broadcasting Company of Ukraine, Kiev

Alai Lolli Suite, Op. 20, "Skifskaya syuita" (Scythian Suite): II. The Evil God and Dance of the Pagan Monster

Track length3:08
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 Excerpt, Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Work length2:39
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  • Dénes Várjon (piano)

Pictures at an Exhibition: IV. Bydlo

Track length2:39
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 Excerpt, Cui: 25 Preludes, Op. 64

Work length3:53
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  • Jeffrey Biegel (piano)
  • Recorded: 16th-18th September 1992
  • Recording Venue: Orum Hall, Valparaiso, Indiana, USA

Prelude No. 17 in A-Flat Major: Larghetto

Track length3:53
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 Excerpt, Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

Work length4:23
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  • Boris Berman (piano)
  • Vermeer Quartet

Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57: Prelude

Track length4:23
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Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

Work length3:27
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  • Simon Joly Chorale, Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Robert Craft
  • Recorded: 5 - 6 January 2001
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road Studio No. 1, London

Symphony of Psalms: I. Psalm 38, verses 13 and 14

Track length3:27
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 Excerpt, Rimsky Korsakov: The Tsar's Bride

Work length6:02
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  • Dinara Alieva (soprano)
  • Russian State Symphony Orchestra
  • Dmitry Yablonsky
  • Recorded: 28 August - 3 September 2011
  • Recording Venue: Russian State TV and Radio Company Kultura Studio 5, Moscow

Tsarskaya nevesta (The Tsar's Bride): Act II: Aria: V Novgorode (In Novgorod)

Track length6:02
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Work length8:32
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  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra
  • Marin Alsop
  • Recorded: 08-10 September, 2000
  • Recording Venue: Boettcher Hall, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado, USA

Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36: IV. Finale - Allegro con fuoco

Track length8:32
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 Excerpt, Rimsky Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35

Work length10:43
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  • Maria Larionoff (violin)
  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra
  • Gerard Schwarz
  • Recorded: 7 May 2010
  • Recording Venue: Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA

Scheherazade, Op. 35: I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship

Track length10:43
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 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Preludes Op. 32 Nos. 1-13

Work length7:15
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  • Idil Biret (piano)
  • Recorded: October 1989 / October 1990
  • Recording Venue: Tonstudio van Geest, Heidelberg

13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 10 in B Minor: Lento

Track length7:15
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 Excerpt, Borodin: Prince Igor

Work length10:42
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  • Kiev Chamber Choir, Ukraine National Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Theodore Kuchar
  • Recorded: 10-22 December 2003
  • Recording Venue: Great Concert Hall of the National Radio Company of Ukraine

Prince Igor (Knyaz Igor): Act II: Polovtsian Dances - Ulyetay na kril'yahk vyetra (Fly away on the wings of the wind) (version for chorus)

Track length10:42
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 Excerpt, Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D major

Work length8:26
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  • Budapest Haydn Quartet
  • Recorded: 25-28 October 1993
  • Recording Venue: Phoenix Studio, Budapest

String Quartet No. 2 in D Major: III. Notturno: Andante

Track length8:26
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 Excerpt, Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death

Work length4:00
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  • Mikhail Svetlov (bass), Pavlina Dokovska (piano)
  • Recorded: 16 March 2009
  • Recording Venue: American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

Pesni i plyaski smerti (Songs and Dances of Death): No. 2. Serenade

Track length4:00
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 Excerpt, Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93

Work length4:05
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  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Vasily Petrenko
  • Recorded: 11-12 September 2009
  • Recording Venue: Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, England

Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93: II. Allegro

Track length4:05
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 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Vespers, Op. 37

Work length3:28
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  • Eugen Antoni (tenor), Raisa Palmu (soprano), Erja Wimeri (contralto)
  • Finnish National Opera Chorus
  • Eric-Olof Söderström
  • Recorded: 29 - 31 May, 01 April & 5 June 2001
  • Recording Venue: St. John Church, Helsinki, Finland

All-Night Vigil, Op. 37, "Vespers": Canticle of Simeon

Track length3:28
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 Excerpt, Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78

Work length4:47
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  • Latvian State Choir, Orchestre National de Lille
  • Jean-Claude Casadesus
  • Recorded: 1 June 1994
  • Recording Venue: Auditorium du Nouveau Siecle, Lille, France

Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78: VII. Alexander’s Entry into Pskov

Track length4:47
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