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Igor Markevitch: The Complete HMV Recordings

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Cat No: 2564615493

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 18

Release Date: 18th September 2015

Contents

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Musical Offering, BWV1079

Bartok, Bela

Dance Suite, Sz77 BB86

Berlioz, Hector

La Damnation de Faust, op.24 H111
» Ballet des Sylphes

Borodin, Alexander

Prince Igor
» Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens
» Polovtsian Dances

Brahms, Johannes

Variations on a theme by Haydn, op.56a 'St Anthony Variations'

Britten, Benjamin

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34

Busoni, Ferruccio

Tanzwalzer, op.53

Chabrier, Alexis Emmanuel

Le Roi malgre lui
» Fete polonaise

Chopin, Frederic

Les Sylphides
» Mazurka

Dallapiccola, Luigi

Canti di prigionia (Songs of Imprisonment)

Debussy, Claude

Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

Dukas, Paul

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorcier)

Falla, Manuel de

El sombrero de tres picos (The three-cornered hat): Suite no.2

Glinka, Mikhail

A Life for the Tsar, op.4

Handel, George Frideric

Concerti grossi (12), op.6
» no.5 in D major, HWV323

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Symphony no.101 in D major, Hob.I:101 'The Clock'
Symphony no.102 in B flat major, Hob.I:102

Liadov, Anatol

Kikimora, op.63

Liszt, Franz

Mephisto Waltz

Markevitch, Igor

L'Envol d'Icare
Le nouvel age

Mendelssohn, Felix

Symphony no.4 in A major, op.90 'Italian'

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

German Dances (3), K605
» no.3 Die Schlittenfahrt (Sleigh Ride)

Mussorgsky, Modest

A Night on the Bare Mountain (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)

Offenbach, Jacques

La Perichole

Prokofiev, Sergei

Peter and the Wolf, op.67
Scythian Suite, op.20
Symphony no.1 in D major, op.25 'Classical'
The Love for Three Oranges: Suite, op.33
The Steel Step: Suite, op.41

Ravel, Maurice

Daphnis et Chloe: Suite no.2
La Valse

Rossini, Gioacchino

Guillaume Tell
» Overture
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
» Overture
L'Italiana in Algeri (Italian Girl in Algiers)
» Overture
La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
» Overture
La gazza ladra (The thieving magpie)
» Overture
La scala di seta (The silken ladder)
» Overture

Saint-Saens, Camille

Carnival of the Animals
Danse macabre, op.40

Satie, Erik

Parade

Schubert, Franz

Symphony no.8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Symphony no.1 in F minor, op.10

Sibelius, Jean

Valse triste, op.44 no.1

Strauss, Richard

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, op.60 (suite)
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op.28

Stravinsky, Igor

Divertimento
Petrushka
» Chez Petrushka
» Danse Russe
» La fete populaire
Pulcinella Suite
Suite no.2
» Valse
The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du printemps)

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture in F major, op.64
Swan Lake: Suite, op.20a
Symphony no.4 in F minor, op.36
The Nutcracker: Suite, op.71a

Tommasini, Vincenzo

The good-humoured Ladies (Le donne de buon umore): Suite

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» Prelude
Giovanna d'Arco
» Overture
La Battaglia di Legnano
» Overture
La forza del destino
» Overture
Luisa Miller
» Overture
Macbeth
» Ballet (Act 3)

Weber, Carl Maria von

Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanze), J260 (orch. Berlioz)

Artists

Alice van Barentzen (piano)
Denise Gouarme (harpsichord)
Henri Bronschwak (violin)
Jacques Neilz (cello)
Fernand Dufrene (flute)
Geza Anda (piano)
Bela Siki (piano)
Wilfred Pickles (narrator)
Peter Pears (narrator)
Peter Ustinov (narrator)
Eric Porter (narrator)
Paul Hogan (narrator)
Boris Christoff
Teresa Stich-Randall
Nicolai Gedda
Mela Bugarinovitch
Suzanne Lafaye
Raymond Amade
Louis Noguera
Jean-Christophe Benoit
Pierre Germain
Agnes Disney
Christian Asse
Jacques Pruvost
Janette Vivalda
Monique Linval
Denise Monteil
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise
Philharmonia Orchestra
Artists and Chorus of the Belgrade Opera
Orchestre de Paris
Choeurs Rene Duclos
Orchestre de l’Association des Concerts Lamoureux
Chorus and Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome
Orchestre National de Belgique

Conductor

Igor Markevitch

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Musical Offering, BWV1079

Bartok, Bela

Dance Suite, Sz77 BB86

Berlioz, Hector

La Damnation de Faust, op.24 H111
» Ballet des Sylphes

Borodin, Alexander

Prince Igor
» Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens
» Polovtsian Dances

Brahms, Johannes

Variations on a theme by Haydn, op.56a 'St Anthony Variations'

Britten, Benjamin

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34

Busoni, Ferruccio

Tanzwalzer, op.53

Chabrier, Alexis Emmanuel

Le Roi malgre lui
» Fete polonaise

Chopin, Frederic

Les Sylphides
» Mazurka

Dallapiccola, Luigi

Canti di prigionia (Songs of Imprisonment)

Debussy, Claude

Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune

Dukas, Paul

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorcier)

Falla, Manuel de

El sombrero de tres picos (The three-cornered hat): Suite no.2

Glinka, Mikhail

A Life for the Tsar, op.4

Handel, George Frideric

Concerti grossi (12), op.6
» no.5 in D major, HWV323

Haydn, Franz Joseph

Symphony no.101 in D major, Hob.I:101 'The Clock'
Symphony no.102 in B flat major, Hob.I:102

Liadov, Anatol

Kikimora, op.63

Liszt, Franz

Mephisto Waltz

Markevitch, Igor

L'Envol d'Icare
Le nouvel age

Mendelssohn, Felix

Symphony no.4 in A major, op.90 'Italian'

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

German Dances (3), K605
» no.3 Die Schlittenfahrt (Sleigh Ride)

Mussorgsky, Modest

A Night on the Bare Mountain (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)

Offenbach, Jacques

La Perichole

Prokofiev, Sergei

Peter and the Wolf, op.67
Scythian Suite, op.20
Symphony no.1 in D major, op.25 'Classical'
The Love for Three Oranges: Suite, op.33
The Steel Step: Suite, op.41

Ravel, Maurice

Daphnis et Chloe: Suite no.2
La Valse

Rossini, Gioacchino

Guillaume Tell
» Overture
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
» Overture
L'Italiana in Algeri (Italian Girl in Algiers)
» Overture
La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
» Overture
La gazza ladra (The thieving magpie)
» Overture
La scala di seta (The silken ladder)
» Overture

Saint-Saens, Camille

Carnival of the Animals
Danse macabre, op.40

Satie, Erik

Parade

Schubert, Franz

Symphony no.8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'

Shostakovich, Dmitri

Symphony no.1 in F minor, op.10

Sibelius, Jean

Valse triste, op.44 no.1

Strauss, Richard

Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, op.60 (suite)
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, op.28

Stravinsky, Igor

Divertimento
Petrushka
» Chez Petrushka
» Danse Russe
» La fete populaire
Pulcinella Suite
Suite no.2
» Valse
The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du printemps)

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Romeo and Juliet: Fantasy Overture in F major, op.64
Swan Lake: Suite, op.20a
Symphony no.4 in F minor, op.36
The Nutcracker: Suite, op.71a

Tommasini, Vincenzo

The good-humoured Ladies (Le donne de buon umore): Suite

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» Prelude
Giovanna d'Arco
» Overture
La Battaglia di Legnano
» Overture
La forza del destino
» Overture
Luisa Miller
» Overture
Macbeth
» Ballet (Act 3)

Weber, Carl Maria von

Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanze), J260 (orch. Berlioz)

Artists

Alice van Barentzen (piano)
Denise Gouarme (harpsichord)
Henri Bronschwak (violin)
Jacques Neilz (cello)
Fernand Dufrene (flute)
Geza Anda (piano)
Bela Siki (piano)
Wilfred Pickles (narrator)
Peter Pears (narrator)
Peter Ustinov (narrator)
Eric Porter (narrator)
Paul Hogan (narrator)
Boris Christoff
Teresa Stich-Randall
Nicolai Gedda
Mela Bugarinovitch
Suzanne Lafaye
Raymond Amade
Louis Noguera
Jean-Christophe Benoit
Pierre Germain
Agnes Disney
Christian Asse
Jacques Pruvost
Janette Vivalda
Monique Linval
Denise Monteil
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Francaise
Philharmonia Orchestra
Artists and Chorus of the Belgrade Opera
Orchestre de Paris
Choeurs Rene Duclos
Orchestre de l’Association des Concerts Lamoureux
Chorus and Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome
Orchestre National de Belgique

Conductor

Igor Markevitch

About

This 18-CD collection unites all the recordings that Igor Markevitch made for EMI between 1949 and 1969.

Certain items have never before appeared on CD: a set of Verdi overtures; a dance-themed programme of popular classics; Saint-Saëns: Carnaval des Animaux; Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf; Britten: Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra; Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet; Mussorgsky: Night on the Bare Mountain; Borodin: Polovtsian Dances; Handel Concerto Grosso in D; Brahms: St Anthony Variations; Luigi Dallapiccola: Canti di prigionia; Markevitch: L’Envoi d’Icare; Le Nouvel Âge.

Contents:
CD 1

Gioacchino Rossini
Overtures
[ 1] Il barbiere di Siviglia
[ 2] La scala di seta
[ 3] Guillaume Tell - Jacques Neilz (cello)
[ 4] La gazza ladra
[ 5] L’italiana in Algeri
[ 6] La Cenerentola
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 1957, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Felix Mendelssohn
- Symphony No.4 in A, Op.90 'Italian'
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 1955, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

CD 2 
Richard Strauss
- Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme – Suite, Op.60
Alice van Barentzen (piano)
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française

Johann Sebastian Bach (Orch. Markevitch)
- The Musical Offering, BWV1079
Denise Gouarme (harpsichord), Henri Bronschwak (violin), Jacques Neilz (cello), Fernand Dufrêne (flute)
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 1956, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

CD 3
Joseph Haydn
- Symphony No.101 in D 'The Clock'
- Symphony No.102 in B flat
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 1955, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris
MONO/ADD

Franz Schubert
- Symphony No.8 in B minor, D759 'Unfinished'
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 14 & 18.I.1955, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

CD 4
Piotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
- Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36
Recorded: 1956, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Dmitri Shostakovich
- Symphony No.1 in F minor, Op.10
Recorded: 1955, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française

CD 5
Igor Stravinsky (recorded 1951)
- Le Sacre du printemps
Recorded: 1951, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

- Le Sacre du printemps (recorded 1959)
Recorded: 1959, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
STEREO/ADD

Philharmonia Orchestra

CD 6
Sergei Prokofiev
- Symphony No.1, Op.25 'Classical'
Recorded: 1951/1952, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Igor Stravinsky
- Suite No.2: Valse
Recorded: 2.III.1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Piotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
- The Nutcracker – Suite, Op.71a
Recorded: 1959, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
STEREO/ADD
 
Piotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
- Swan Lake, Op.20 - Suite
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Piotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
- Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture
Recorded: 1959, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
STEREO/ADD

Philharmonia Orchestra

CD 7
Béla Bartók
- Dance Suite
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Maurice Ravel
- La valse
Recorded: 1952, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Eric Satie
- Parade
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Ferruccio Busoni
- Tanzwalzer
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Anatol Liadov
- Kikimora, Op.63
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Emmanuel Chabrier
- Fête Polonaise – Le Roi malgré lui – Act II
Recorded: 1952, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Franz Liszt
- Mephisto Waltz
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Philharmonia Orchestra

CD 8
Carl Maria von Weber (Orch. Hector Berlioz)
- Invitation to the Dance (Le Spectre de la rose), J360
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Fryderyk Chopin (Orch. Roy Douglas)
- Les Sylphides - Mazurka
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Claude Debussy
- Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Paul Dukas
- L’apprenti sorcier
Recorded: 1952, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Manuel de Falla
- El sombrero de tres picos: Suite no.2
Recorded: 1951/1952, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Vincenzo Tommasini (based on Domenico Scarlatti)
- The Good–humoured Ladies
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Maurice Ravel
- Daphnis et Chloë – Suite No.2
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Philharmonia Orchestra

CD 9
Giuseppe Verdi
- Giovanna d’Arco – Overture 
Recorded: 1949, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
- Macbeth – Act III Ballet music  
Recorded:26.VI.1949, No.1, Abbey Road Studios / Kingsway Hall, London
- La Battaglia li Legnano – Overture      
Recorded: 1951, Kingsway Hall, London
- Luisa Miller – Overture        
Recorded: 1951, Kingsway Hall, London
- La forza del destino – Overture      
Recorded: 1949, Kingsway Hall, London
- Aida – Prelude         
Recorded: 1949, Kingsway Hall, London

Carl Maria von Weber (orch. Berlioz)
- Invitation to the Dance, J360      
Recorded: 1950, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- German Dance in C, K605 No.3 'Die Schlittenfahrt'
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London

Hector Berlioz
- La Damnation de Faust – Ballet des Sylphes
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London

Camille Saint-Saëns
- Danse macabre, Op.40  
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London

Jean Sibelius
- Valse triste 
Recorded: 2.III.1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London


Philharmonia Orchestra
MONO/ADD

CD 10
Camille Saint-Saëns
- Le Carnaval des Animaux
Géza Anda (piano), Béla Siki (piano)
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Sergei Prokofiev
- Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Wilfred Pickles (reciter)
Recorded: 1950, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Benjamin Britten
- Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell, Op.34
Peter Pears (reciter)
Recorded: 1952/1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Philharmonia Orchestra

CD 11/12
Mikhail Glinka
- A Life for the Tsar ('Ivan Susanin')
Cast:
- Ivan Susanin: Boris Christoff
- Antonida, his daughter: Teresa Stich-Randall
- Bogdan Sobinin, her fiancé: Nicolai Gedda
- Vanya, Susanin’s adopted son: Mela Bugarinovitch
Artists and Chorus of the Belgrade Opera
Orchestre de l’Association des Concerts Lamoureux
Recorded: 1957, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

CD 13
Piotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
- Romeo and Juliet – Fantasy Overture
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 1954, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Sergei Prokofiev
- Love for Three Oranges – Symphonic Suite, Op.33b
Recorded: 1955, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD
- Scythian Suite (Ala & Lolly), Op.20
Recorded: 1955, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française

Sergei Prokofiev
- The Steel Step – Suite, Op.41b
Philharmonia Orchestra
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

CD 14
Modest Mussorgsky
- A Night on the Bare Mountain (orch Rimsky-Korsakov)
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
Recorded: 1954, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Igor Stravinsky
- Divertimento – Symphonic Suite after 'Le Baiser de la fée'
Recorded: 1954, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
- Pulcinella – Suite after Pergolesi
Recorded: 1954, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française
MONO/ADD

Igor Stravinsky
Petrushka - extracts
- Danse russe
- Chez Petrushka
- La fête populaire   
Philharmonia Orchestra
Recorded: 1954, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

CD 15
Richard Strauss
- Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op.28
Recorded: 1956, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Alexander Borodin
Prince Igor
- Dance of the Polovtsian Maidens
- Polovtsian Dances
Recorded: 1954, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française

Sergei Prokofiev
- Pierre et le loup/Peter and the Wolf, Op.67
Peter Ustinov (reciter, French), Eric Porter (reciter, ENGLISH), Paul Hogan (reciter, USA)
Orchestre de Paris
Recorded: 1969, Salle Wagram, Paris

Benjamin Britten
- Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Variations and fugue on a theme of Purcell, Op.34
Peter Ustinov (reciter, French), Eric Porter (reciter, ENGLISH), Paul Hogan (reciter, USA)
Orchestre de Paris
Recorded: 1969, Salle Wagram, Paris

STEREO/ADD

CD 16/17
Jacques Offenbach
- La Périchole
Cast:
- La Périchole, a street-singer: Suzanne Lafaye
- Piquillo, a street singer: Raymond Amade
- Don Andrès de Ribeira, Viceroy of Peru: Louis Noguera
- Le Comte de Panatellas: Jean-Christophe Benoit
- Don Pedro de Hinoyosa, Governor of Lima / Tarapote: Pierre Germain
- Frasquinella: Agnès Disney
- First Lawyer: Christian Asse
- Second Lawyer: Jacques Pruvost
Janette Vivalda, Monique Linval, Denise Monteil, Choeurs René Duclos
Orchestre de l’Association des Concerts Lamoureux
Recorded: 1958, Salle de la Mutualité, Paris
MONO/ADD

George Frideric Handel
- Concerto Grosso in D, Op.6 No.5 HWV 323
Recorded: 1950, No.1, Abbey Road Studios, London
MONO/ADD

Johannes Brahms
- Variations on a Theme by Haydn (St Anthony Chorale), Op.56a
Recorded: 1951, Kingsway Hall, London
MONO/ADD

CD 18
Luigi Dallapiccola
- Canti di prigionia (1938-1941)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome
Recorded: 1952, Santa Cecilia, Rome
MONO/ADD

Igor Markevitch
- L'Envol d'Icare - ballet suite (1933)
Orchestre National de Belgique
Recorded: 1938, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles
MONO/ADD

Igor Markevitch
- Le Nouvel âge - orchestral suite (1937)
Orchestre National de Belgique
Recorded: 1938, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles
MONO/ADD

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