Rachmaninov - Complete Symphonies and Concertos | Alto ALC6005

Rachmaninov - Complete Symphonies and Concertos

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Label: Alto

Cat No: ALC6005

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 6

Release Date: 10th November 2014

Contents

Artists

Abbey Simon (piano)
Byron Janis (piano)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Arnold Voketaitis (tenor)
Marianna Christos (soprano)
Walter Plante (baritone)
Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
St Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra

Conductors

Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Pavel Kogan
Leonard Slatkin
Kyrill Kondrashin
Antal Dorati
Stanislav Wislocki
Ettore Gracis

Works

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Piano Concerto no.1 in F sharp minor, op.1
Piano Concerto no.2 in C minor, op.18
Piano Concerto no.3 in D minor, op.30
Piano Concerto no.4 in G minor, op.40
Prelude op.3 no.2 in C sharp minor
Preludes (10), op.23
» no.6 in E flat major
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op.43
Symphonic Dances, op.45
Symphonic Movement in D minor 'Youth Symphony'
Symphony no.1 in D minor, op.13
Symphony no.2 in E minor, op.27
Symphony no.3 in A minor, op.44
The Bells, op.35
The Isle of the Dead, op.29

Artists

Abbey Simon (piano)
Byron Janis (piano)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Arnold Voketaitis (tenor)
Marianna Christos (soprano)
Walter Plante (baritone)
Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
St Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra

Conductors

Gennadi Rozhdestvensky
Pavel Kogan
Leonard Slatkin
Kyrill Kondrashin
Antal Dorati
Stanislav Wislocki
Ettore Gracis

About

Contents:
CD 1
(67:16)
- Symphony No.1 in D minor, Op.13
- Isle of the Dead (symphonic poem) Op.29

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra / Pavel Kogan

vibrant soulful and involving …genuinely compelling, authentically tangy accounts of these masterworks, penetrating to the core of their homesick melancholy… impossible to resist” - Gramophone

CD 2 (66:13)
- Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27
London Symphony Orchestra / Gennadi Rozhdestvensky

big string melodies blossoming voluptuously ...a most satisfying account...richness, brilliance and weight” - Penguin Guide

CD 3 (77:12)
- Symphony No.3 in A minor, Op.44
- Symphonic Dances, Op.45

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra / Pavel Kogan

CD 4 (70:08)
- Symphony ‘The Bells’ for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op.35
Arnold Voketaitis (tenor), Marianna Christos (soprano), Walter Planté (baritone)
St Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus / Leonard Slatkin

- ‘Youth Symphony’ in D minor
St Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus / Leonard Slatkin

- Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op.43
Abbey Simon (piano)
St Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus / Leonard Slatkin

CD 5 (71:00)
- Piano Concerto No.1 in F sharp minor, Op.1
Byron Janis (piano)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Kyrill Kondrashin

- Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op.30
Byron Janis (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati

- Prelude in E flat major, Op.23 No.6
- Prelude in C sharp minor, Op.3 No.2

Byron Janis (piano)

brilliantly captured the warmly romantic and chimerical interpretation which resulted. Solo playing...scintillating” - Gramophone

CD 6 (60:00)
- Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Stanislav Wislocki (1959)
"The 2nd really fits the description of ‘legendary recording’” - Penguin Guide

- Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op.40
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Philharmonia Orchestra / Ettore Gracis (1959)
one of the most brilliant piano records ever made” - Penguin Guide

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