KYRILL KONDRASCHIN 3 Classic Albums

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KYRILL KONDRASCHIN
3 Classic Albums

ANTONÍN DVORAK
Symphony No. 9
»From the New World«

N. RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Sheherazade

ALEXANDER BORODIN
Symphony No. 2

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Violin Concerto
Kyung Wha Chung
Wiener Philharmoniker
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Int. Release 04 Aug. 2014
3 CDs
0289 478 6721 0 3 CDs ADD/DDD DB3


Track List

CD 1: Dvorák: Symphony No.9 - "From The New World"

Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904)
Symphony No.9 in E Minor, Op.95 "From the New World"

2.
0:00
11:05

Wiener Philharmoniker, Kirill Kondrashin

Total Playing Time: 42:51

CD 2: Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; Borodin: Symphony No.2

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844 - 1908)
Scheherazade, Op.35

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Herman Krebbers, Kirill Kondrashin

Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887)
Symphony No.2 in B minor

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin

Total Playing Time: 1:11:28

CD 3: Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D, Op.61

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Violin Concerto In D, Op.61

Kyung Wha Chung, Wiener Philharmoniker, Kirill Kondrashin

Total Playing Time: 45:05

[Rimsky-Korsakov]: This "Schéhérazade" ranks among the finest ever recorded, with equal credit owed to the playing of the Concertgebouw and the solo playing of erstwhile Concertmaster Herman Krebbers. Kondrashin tends to focus more on color than sheer excitement here, but that works perfectly fine with this composer . . . there's plenty of heat in the outer movements especially . . . [those who are content to luxuriate in a long-past orchestral sound] will find themselves plenty impressed . . . [Dvorák 9]: [not only is the Vienna Philharmonic in absolutely glorious form,] but Kondrashin directs with both freshness and excitement . . . this is undoubtedly one of the greats and well worth bringing back to circulation. There is an extraordinary dynamic range throughout, as well as a great sense of warmth and personality. At his best, Kondrashin had both, and this set is a fine remembrance . . . At this price, you can get the really good stuff . . .