Rimsky-Korsakov and His Pupils

February 15, 2016, 7:00 pm

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This week, we’re devoting our time to the music of Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his many contemporaries and pupils, or as Bill refers to them, his ‘children’. Rimsky-Korsakov features alongside selections from Stravinsky, Liadov and more.

Playlist

Episode 2

Rimsky-Korsakov: Battle of Kerzhenets
Andrey Chistiakov & Orchestra of the Bolshoy Theatre of Moscow
Russian Season: B000RKKT8Q
4:35, (00:20 excerpt)

Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 5 “Slavyanskaya”:
II. Scherzo: Allegro

Royal Scottish National Orchestra/ José Serebrier, c.
Warner 68904
4:53

Alexander Glazunov: Suite From The Middle Ages – Scherzo
Scottish National Orchestra/ Neeme Järvi, c.
Chandos 8804
3:42

Alexander Glazunov: Suite From The Middle Ages
The Troubadour’s Serenade

Scottish National Orchestra/ Neeme Järvi, c.
Chandos 8804
Excerpts 00:51, 00:38

Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 16
IV. Intrada: Andante sostenuto

Royal Scottish National Orchestra/José Serebrier, c.
Warner 68904
11:19

Alexander Glazunov: Concerto in A Minor, Op. 82: I. Moderato
London Philharmonia Orchestra/ Lovro von Matačić, c.
Michael Rabin, vln.
III. Allegro
EMI 64123
10:44

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35 – The Sea & Sinbad’s Ship
Fritz Reiner: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA 68168
9:05

Episode 1

Rimsky-Korsakov: Variations on a Theme of Glinka for Solo Oboe
Temple University Wind Band/ Arthur D. Chodoroff, c.
Jonathan Blumenfeld, oboe.
Troy Albany 271
1:00 excerpt

Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival, Op. 36: Overture
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Artur Rodzinski
EMI 68742
14:36, (1:03, 00:35, excerpts)

Rimsky-Korsakov:The Invisible City of Kitezh: Introduction: Hymn to Nature
Orchestra of the Bolshoy Theatre of Moscow/Andrey Chistiakov, c.
Russian Season: B000RKKT8Q
4:35

Rimsky-Korsakov: Concerto In B Flat For Trombone & Band
1. Allegro Vivace; 2. Andante Cantabile; 3. Allegro
Temple University Wind Band/ Arthur D. Chodoroff, c.
Eric Carlson, trb.
Troy Albany 271
11:11

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagñol for orchestra, Op. 34
I. Alborada. Vivo e Strepitoso; II. Variazioni. Andante con Moto III.
Alborada. Vivo e Strepitoso; IV. Scena e Canto Gitano. Allegretto; Fandango Asturiano

New York Philharmonic/ Leonard Bernstein, c.
Sony 60737
15:00

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 (Version for Piano Duet)
V. Fandango asturiano

Artur Pizarro & Vita Panomariovaite, pns.
Linn 293
1:17 excerpt

Episode 5

Respighi: Fontane di Roma
II Respighi: Fountains Of Rome – The Triton Fountain At Morning
III. “La fontana di Trevi al meriggio” (The Trevi fountain at noon)
IV “La fontana di Villa Medici al tramonto (excerpt)

Philadelphia Orchestra/ Riccardo Muti, c.
Warner Classics 47316
5:53

Respighi: Pini di Roma
l. Pines of the Villa Borghese
IV Pini Della Via Appia

Philadelphia Orchestra/ Riccardo Muti, c.
Warner Classics 47316
7:43

Manuel de Falla: Nights In the Gardens of Spain
ll.. Danza Lejana
lll.. en los Jardines de la Sierra de Cordoba

London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, c.
Alicia de Larrocha, pn.
London 430703
14:31

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35
IV. Festival At Baghdad, The Sea, Shipwreck

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/ Fritz Reiner, c.
RCA 68168
11:41

Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko: Song of the Indian Guest
Sergei Lemeshev, tenor
Pearl 9320
4:05

Rimsky-Korsakov/ Dorsey: Song of India
Tommy Dorsey, Bunny Berrigan, Gene Krupa
Itunes
3:08

Episode 4

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel Suite
King Dodon With Queen Shemakha

Russian National Orchestra/ Mikhail Pletnev, c.
DG 447084
6:42

Nikolai Tcherepnin: La Princesse Lontaine – Prelude
Russian National Orchestra/ Mikhail Pletnev, c.
DG 447084
9:10

Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov: Caucasian Sketches
Suite No.1, In A Village
Suite No.4. Procession Of The Sardar

Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra/ Sascha Goetzel, c.
Onyx 4124
10:07

Anatoly Liadov: A Musical Snuffbox, Op. 32
Scottish National Orchestra/ Neeme Järvi, c.
Chan 9031
2:19

Anatoly Liadov: Baba-Yaga, Op. 56-04
Russian National Orchestra/ Mikhail Pletnev, c.
DG 447084
3:31

Liadov: Legend Of The Birds
Humorous Song – The Buzzing And Biting Of The Gnat

Philadelphia Orchestra/ Leopold Stokowski, c.
Pearl 9031
2:07

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35
Young Prince & Young Princess

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/ Fritz Reiner, c.
RCA 68168
12:01 (1:31 excerpt)

Episode 3

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra/ Valery Gergiev, c.
Anna Netrebko, sp.
DG B0008153
3:29


Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden
l.”Au, au – Akh, bednaya Snegurochka, dikarka”
ll. “Velikiy car¿!Sprosi menya sto raz”

Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra/ Valery Gergiev, c.
Chorus of the Mariinsky Theatre
Anna Netrebko, sp.
DG B0008153
9:54

Stravinsky: Symphony No. 1 in Eb, Op. 1
II. Scherzo. Allegretto

Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Antal Dorati, c.
London 414456
6:28

Stravinsky: Faun and Shepherdess, Op. 2: I. La Bergère
Cleveland Symphony Orchestra/ Knutsen, c.
Lucy Shelton, sp.
DG 449205
3:14

Stravinsky: Fireworks, Op. 4
Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Stravinsky, c.
CBS 42452
3:39

Stravinsky: Firebird Suite

l. Infernal Dance Of King Kastchei
ll. Berceuse
ll. Finale

Philadelphia Orchestra/ Leopold Stokowski, c.
Pearl 9031
9:53

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
VII. Dance of the Earth

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra/ Leonard Slatkin, c.
RCA 60993
Excerpt 00:47

Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35 –
Story Of The Calendar Prince

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/ Fritz Reiner, c.
RCA 68168
11:37