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Donald Macleod examines the circumstances of Rimsky-Korsakov's 'defection' from the progressive but amateur 'Mighty Handful' of his composer contemporaries to the haven of academia that was the St Petersburg conservatory.

The Maid of Pskov (Love Duet)
Vladimir Galusin (tenor)
Galina Gorchakova (soprano)
Kirov Opera and Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Maid of Pskov (Act 1, Scene 2)
Georgy Zastavni (bass)
Gennady Bezzubenkov (bass)
Vladimir Galusin (tenor)
Nikolai Gassiev (bass)
Kirov Opera and Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Quintet (Allegro con brio)

The Snow Maiden Suite
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Kees Bakels (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Tue 8 Jul 2008 20:45

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