Alto CD

RACHMANINOV “THE BELLS” (Op. 35) CANTATA: “SPRING” (Op. 20) & SONG: “VOCALISE” (Opus 34, No.14)

RACHMANINOV “THE BELLS” (Op. 35) CANTATA: “SPRING” (Op. 20) & SONG: “VOCALISE” (Opus 34, No.14) USSR Symphony Evgeni Svetlanov Sergei Yakovenko, baritone Alexei Maslennikov, tenor Galina Pisarenko, soprano Yurlov Russian Choir Catalogue Number: ALC 1314 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 69:25 ADD stereo 1973/84 Barcode: 5055354413148 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “always something […]

February 8th, 2016
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Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 in E minor (UNEDITED)

Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2 in E minor (UNEDITED) London Symphony Orchestra Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Catalogue Number: ALC 1260 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 66:14 DDD 1988 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “sings the socks off most versions and stands out from the crowd. I guarantee this will rekindle that first fresh shimmer of discovery, that […]

February 19th, 2015
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Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Concertos

Rachmaninov: Complete Symphonies & Concertos ALSO: Symphonic Dances, Scherzo, Isle of the Dead Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Pavel Kogan Sviatoslav Richter Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Byron Janis Abbey Simon Antal Dorati Leonard Slatkin Catalogue Number: ALC 6005 Number of Discs: 6 Date/Runtime: 412 mins; 1961-90 A/DDD CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Kogan) “vibrant soulful and involving …genuinely […]

November 4th, 2014
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Rachmaninov: Music for Cello and Piano

Rachmaninov: Music for Cello and Piano Marina Tarasova / Alexander Polezhav Catalog Number: ALC 1132 Number of Discs: 1 Cello masterpieces by the twentieth century’s Russian romantic master CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Tarasova is one of Russia’s best kept secrets.” — Michael Cookson, Musicweb International Rachmaninov’s Cello Sonata dates from the same period […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Rachmaninov: Symphony No.2

Sergei Rachmaninov   Symphony No.2 Vocalise Scherzo in d minor Moscow State Symphony Orchestra Pavel Kogan, conductor Catalogue Number: ALC 1031 Number of Discs: 1 Duration: 68:05 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “The Second is simply tough to bring off in the studio, and Kogan’s quite fresh account got me listening again, after a […]

May 25th, 2011
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Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3

Sergei Rachmaninov Symphony No.3 Symphonic Dances Moscow State Symphony Orchestra Pavel Kogan, conductor Catalogue Number: ALC 1030 Number of Discs: 1 Duration: 77:12 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Kogan is clearly intent on delivering out and out superheated performances. In this he is aided by a red-blooded orchestra and by an unruly and sumptuous […]

May 25th, 2011
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