Alto CD

Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15)

Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15)
Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15)

Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15)

Catalogue Number: ALC 6004
Number of Discs: 6
Date/Runtime: 397.88
Price: £21.99

 



Dmitri Shostakovich Great 6 Symphonies (4,5,7,8,10 & 15)

Disc A of ALC 6004 (62:02)

    • Symphony No.4 in C minor
      West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Köln (WDR)
      Conducted by Rudolf Barshai
    • Symphony No.4 in C minor, Op.43
    • 1. Allegretto poco moderato 27:12
    • 2. Moderato con moto 8:45
    • 3. Largo – Allegro 26:04
Recorded: April & June 1996, Philharmonie, Köln, Germany
Producer: Christoph Held; Engineer: Siegfried Spittler. Project Consultant: Terry Holmes
Mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor (www.dinmore-records.co.uk)

Disc B of ALC 6004 (73:29)

  • Symphony 5 / Excerpts from The Gadfly Suite
    London Symphony Orchestra / Maxim Shostakovich
  • Music from the Gadfly (19:47)
  • [1] Overture 3:09
  • [2] Folk Feast (National Holiday) 2:31
  • [3] Barrel Organ Waltz 2:10
  • [4] Galop 1:44
  • [5] Romance 6:31
  • [6] Finale 3:40
  • Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 (53:42)
  • [7] Moderato – Allegro non troppo 18:59
  • [8] Allegretto 5:20
  • [9] Largo 17:06
  • [10] Allegro non troppo – Allegro 12:15
Recorded Abbey Road London 1990/1991, formerly Collins Classics 1108-2, 1206-2
Licensed from Phoenix Music International Ltd
Mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor (www.dinmore-records.co.uk)

Disc C of ALC 6004 (71:23)

Symphony No.7 in C major, Opus 60 “LENINGRAD”
USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Konstantin Ivanov

  • 1. WAR, allegretto 26.31
  • 2. MEMORIES, moderato (poco allegretto) 10.36
  • 3. MY NATIVE FIELD, adagio 15.14
  • 4. VICTORY, allegro non troppo 19.00
Recorded 1962 Studio 1 Moscow Radio
Engineer: L. Dneprovskaya
Licensed via A-Tempo/Aquarius, Prague
Remastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor
(www.dinmore-records.co.uk)

Disc D of ALC 6004 (61:13)

Symphony No.8 in C minor, Op.65
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Yevgeny Mravinsky

  • Symphony No. 8
  • [1] i. Adagio 25.15
  • [2] ii. Allegretto 6.21
  • [3] iii. Allegro non troppo 6.25
  • [4] iv. Largo 9.51
  • [5] v. Allegretto 13.18
(recorded live 1982, Leningrad)
Legendary Recordings licensed from Leningrad Philharmonic via A-Tempo, Prague
Re-mastered by Paul Arden Taylor after advice on pitch by Mark Roberts (DSCH journal.com)

Disc E of ALC 6004 (60:00)

Symphony No.10 in E minor
London Symphony Orchestra / Maxim Shostakovich

  • [1] I. Moderato 27:19
  • [2] II. Scherzo: Allegro 4:32
  • [3] III. Allegretto – Largo 13:44
  • [4] IV. Andante – Allegro 13:45
Producer for Collins Classics: James Mallinson; Engineer: Simon Rhodes
Venue: Abbey Road Studios, London, Date: January 1990
Licensed via Phoenix International Ltd
Mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor (www.dinmore-records.co.uk)

Disc F of ALC 6004 (70:21)

Violin Concerto No.2 / Symphony No.15
David Oistrakh (violin)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Kyrill Kondrashin

  • Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor Op. 129 (1967)
  • [1] Moderato 12:43
  • [2] Adagio 8:52
  • [3] Adagio-allegro 8:08
  • Symphony No.15 in A major, Op.141 (1971)
  • [4] Allegretto 7:07
  • [5] Adagio-largo-adagio-largo 13:52
  • [6] Allegretto 4:15
  • [7] Adagio-allegretto-adagio-allegretto 15:12
Symphony: recorded 17th May 1974 at Moscow Radio Concert Hall
Mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor (www.dinmore-records.co.uk)
Licensed via A-Tempo Prague/Aquarius