Alto CD

Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2


Sergei Rachmaninov

 

Symphony No.2

Vocalise
Scherzo in d minor

Moscow State Symphony Orchestra

Pavel Kogan, conductor

Catalogue Number: ALC1031
Number of Discs: 1
Duration: 68:05


“The Second is simply tough to bring off in the studio, and Kogan’s quite fresh account got me listening again, after a string of disappointing runs-though on disc. … This Alto CD makes an excellent bargain choice, given the generous couplings.”
— Paul Ingram, Fanfare

First CD release of these spectacular recordings of Sergei Rachmaninov’s most popular symphony plus the popular Vocalise and rarely-heard Scherzo in d minor , performed with virtuoso flair by the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra under the dynamic leadership of Pavel Kogan and captured in audiophile sonics by the legendary team of Marc Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz.

Symphony No.2 in e minor, Op.27

  • [1] Lento—Allegro moderato (17:46)
  • [2] Allegro molto (8:59)
  • [3] Adagio (16:05)
  • [4] Allegro vivace (11:14)
  • [5] Vocalise (8:17)
  • [6] Scherzo in d minor (5:06)

Total playing time: 68:05

Recorded Moscow Film Synchro Studios, October 1990
Producer: Joanna Nikrenz
Engineer: Marc Aubort
Remastered for by Paul Arden-Taylor (www.dinmore-records.co.uk)