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Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata Op.37 & Children’s Album Op.39

Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata Op.37 & Children’s Album Op.39 Mikhail Pletnev (piano) Catalogue Number: ALC 1343 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 62:30, DDD, 1989 Barcode: 5055354413438 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Tchaikovsky wrote the Children’s Album and the Op.37 Sonata at the same time,b and they’re so different. It amazes me that these are […]

April 14th, 2017
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Pyotr Tchaikovsky Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Op.41 Dmitri Bortnyansky: Concerto for Choir XXXII

Pyotr Tchaikovsky Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Op.41 Dmitri Bortnyansky: Concerto for Choir XXXII USSR Ministry of Culture Chamber Choir Valeri Polyansky Irina Arkhipova Sergei Babeshko Catalogue Number: ALC 1327 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 67:00 DDD, 1990 Barcode: 5055354413278 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom is the earliest […]

April 4th, 2016
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Great Russian String Quartets

Great Russian String Quartets Borodin Quartet (Borodin, Tchaikovsky) Shostakovich Quartet (Glazunov, Shostakovich) American String Quartet (Prokofiev) Catalogue Number: ALC 6006 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: DDD/ADD 1974-88 398 minutes CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Borodin) “movement-by-movement comparison makes it clear that …the Borodins win hands down … their internal balance at every point is […]

September 3rd, 2015
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Schumann & Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos

Schumann & Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos Sviatoslav Richter Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra / Stanislav Wislocki Vienna Symphony Orchestra / Herbert von Karajan Catalogue Number: ALC 1200 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time: 65:00, ADD stereo 1961/2 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (Schumann): “lacks no style” (Tchaikovsky): “The element of struggle for which this work is […]

February 4th, 2013
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Tchaikovsky: String Quartets No.1, No.2

Tchaikovsky: String Quartets No.1, No.2 Five Early Pieces; Shostakovich Quartet Catalogue Number: ALC 1196 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: Time 75:28, Stereo 1973/8 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “the Shostakovich Quartet is notable for their powerful playing and their ability to get deeply into the emotions of a work” (MusicWeb, 2008) “versions by the […]

June 1st, 2012
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Piotyr Tchaikovsky (1840-93)

Piotyr Tchaikovsky (1840-93) Manfred Symphony, Op.58 Overture in C minor (no Op.no)* Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Large Symphony Orchestra of the Ministry of Culture, Russian Federation *Moscow Symphony Orchestra Sergei Skripka Catalogue Number: ALC 1139 Number of Discs: 1 Date/Runtime: 68:45, DDD 1987/9 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY (of his previous Tchaikovsky recordings) “As I have […]

July 2nd, 2011
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Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin

Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin Catalogue Number: ALC 2007 Number of Discs: 2 Duration: 141:43 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY First release in the West of this thrilling production from 1984, sporting a class cast of some of the finest Russian opers stars of the period. Recorded Moscow Radio Studio 5; Licensed from A-Tempo / Aquarius […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 / Nutcracker Suite

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 / Nutcracker Suite Gennadi Rozhdestvensky / USSR Ministry of Culture Large Symphony Orchestra / Pavel Kogan / Moscow State Symphony Orchestra Catalog Number: ALC 1106 Number of Discs: 1 Released: January 2011 A fiery reading of Tchaikovsky’s final symphony from the end of the Soviet era CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 / Moscow Cantata

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 / Moscow Cantata Gennadi Rozhdestvensky / USSR Ministry of Culture Large Symphony Orchestra * Gennadi Cherkasov / Radio Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Catalog Number: ALC 1105 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY On Rozhdestvensky’s previous recorded version of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5: “Fine rasping brass … […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 / Serenade for Strings

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.4 / Serenade for Strings* Gennadi Rozhdestvensky / USSR Ministry of Culture Large Symphony Orchestra * Vladimir Fedoseyev / Radio Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra Catalog Number: ALC 1104 Number of Discs: 1 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY On Rozhdestvensky’s recorded versions of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4: “First-class… a very striking performance, Russian […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 2 “Little Russian” and 3 “Polish”

Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 2 “Little Russian” and 3 “Polish” Gennadi Rozhdestvensky / Russian Federation Large Symphony Orchestra Catalogue Number: ALC 1103 Number of Discs: CD Urgent early Tchaikovsky led by a Russian podium legend. CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY Critics have hailed the first three releases in Alto’s survey of the Tchaikovsky Symphonies conducted […]

June 2nd, 2011
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Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich Piano Trios

Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich Piano Trios Rosamunde Trio Martin Tirimo(piano) Ben Sayevich(violin) Daniel Veis(cello) Catalogue Number: ALC 1005 Number of Discs: 1 Time: 74:17 CLICK TO CHANGE IMAGE: COVER INLAY “Tchaikovsky’s Trio achieved considerable popularity during his lifetime and was played while he was visiting the USA in 1891…Some 2 years later this tribute to a […]

May 25th, 2011
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