V Uglu (In The Corner) - Mussorgsky*, Prokofiev*, Shostakovich*, Britten*, Joan Rodgers, Roger Vignoles - Russian Songs (CD, Album)

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  1. Most musical purists prefer Russian art songs to be sung by Russians. But here, English soprano Joan Rodgers and pianist Roger Vignoles make an admirable case for the opposition. Rodgers puts it all into these songs: her knowledge of Russian language and literature, her acting ability, her lively musicality, and her voice, which she knows as well as any fine violinist knows his or her instrument.
  2. Romeo and Juliet, op. 64 (excerpts) / Sergei Prokofiev --Night on Bald Mountain / Modest Mussorgsky --Lieutenant Kijé suite, op. 60 / Prokofiev. Series Title: Great performances (Sony Classical) Other Titles: Romeo i Dzhulʹetta (Ballet).
  3. Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition, Etc / Ivo P with Pogorelich, Ivo on CD. Order from your preferred classical music CD store - ArkivMusic. Great prices. Best service. Fast delivery.
  4. Inheriting from Prokofiev ‘leading Russian composer’ status – and with it the burdens of officialdom imposed by the new Soviet state –, Shostakovich still found time to write personal works such as the Satires; composed at a time of great personal tragedy, these songs combine an apparent light-hearted music tone with deeply unsettling.
  5. Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (Russian: Модест Петрович Мусоргский, tr. Modést Petróvich Músorgskiy, IPA: [mɐˈdɛst pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ ˈmusərkskʲɪj]; 21 March [O.S. 9 March] – 28 March [O.S. 16 March] ) was a Russian composer, one of the group known as "The Five".He was an innovator of Russian music in the romantic period.
  6. Jun 21,  · When we take a look at the 'light' genre (film music, incidental music) Prokofiev keeps up his composure while Shostakovich is busy with copying his ready-made array of templates. Clearly he went for the money. With regard to serious music, 'classical', I both like Prokofiev's War sonatas and Shostakovich' Preludes & Fugues.
  7. Shostakovich's orchestrations for Mussorgsky's Songs & Dances of Death heightens the music's stark, desolate qualities, without shying away from ear-catching instrumental combinations. Galina Vishnevskaya's raw-nerve response to the texts and affinity for 5/5(4).
  8. Dec 12,  · Pianist Behzod Abduraimov, who’ll perform with the Mariinsky Orchestra on January 24, The program features works by Prokofiev and Shostakovich. Photo by Ben Ealovega. was a portentous and dramatic year in the lives of Sergei Prokofiev and Dimitri Shostakovich.
  9. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition & Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1. Erato: Buy CD or download online. Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris, Philippe Jordan.

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