9 thoughts on “ Glinka*, BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky - Orchestral Works (CD, Album)

  • [4] Enchanted Lake, for orchestra, Op. 62 [5] Village Scene by the Inn, mazurka for orchestra, Op. 19 [6] Kikimora for orchestra, Op. 63 [7]-[14] Russian Folksongs (8) for orchestra, Op. 58 [15] Scherzo for Orchestra No 1, Op. 16 [16] Polonaise for orchestra in C major, Op. 49 Performers: BBC Philharmonic Vassily Sinaisky.
  • This new CD offers a wide range of Glinka's output including all of his major orchestral works in fine performances. Aside from the familiar Ruslan excerpts we have an early work, Overture in D, composed c. , a six-minute presto in classical style that is totally charming and sounds not one bit "Russian.".
  • This is perhaps the most complete, and certainly the best performed album devoted to the orchestral music of Mikhail Glinka to appear on CD. It contains some Glinka favorites, such as the overture to Ruslan and Lyudmila, but it also holds an extended eighteen minutes of music from the opera that is rarely performed.
  • This well played collection of orchestral pieces, captured in good sound by the Chandos engineers, is an excellent starting point if you are unfamiliar with this music. The CD includes Glinka’s two Spanish Overtures, Kamarinskaya and the overture and suite from Ruslan and Lyudmila, Op. 5 among other works in a programme lasting some 75 minutes.
  • Tchaikovsky once wrote of a work by Mikhail Glinka, "The Russian symphonic school is all in Kamarinskaya, just as the whole oak is in the acorn." Indeed, the stylistic roots of the great Russian romantic and nationalist composers who would follow Glinka () are pervasive in this survey of his most significant orchestral shaknuadaravusida.xyzinfo: Chandos.
  • Anatol Liadov (Lyadov) composed 14 published orchestral works. They time out at 90 minutes: 10 minutes longer than can be squeezed onto a single CD. Sinaisky/BBC Philharmonic offer nine works in excellent performances (66 minutes). For those interested, the five missing works are: Intermezzo in B-flat major, Op. 8 ()/5(10).
  • Glinka: Orchestral Works CHAN About Chandos. About Us; Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems.
  • This is an excellent collection of orchestral music by Mikhail Glinka, arguably the father of Russian classical music, in renditions that are lively and well-played by the BBC Philharmonic udner Vassily Sinaisky. From the Spanish-flavored pieces to music from .
  • Vassily Sinaisky Conductor, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra Orchestra, Howard Shelley Piano 5 Piano Concerto No.1 in F#-, Op

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