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Evgeny Mravinsky - Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 4-6

 (Numbered Limited Edition)


Universal Records



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CUNJ 621 K2N
UPC: 028948086214
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No. of Discs: 2

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These recordings by Evgeny Mravinsky and the Leningrad Philharmonic were taped in the autumn of 1960 while they were on tour in London.

"They are readings of hair-raising intensity--the finale of the Fourth is marked allegro con fuoco, and if you want to know what con fuoco means, all you have to do is listen for a moment. No one else has ever had the nerve, or the ability, to play the music this way. The treatment is very Russian: the extremes are more extreme, the passions more feverish, the melancholy darker, the climaxes louder. In that department, the development section of the first movement of the Pathètique has to be heard to be believed. The sound is remarkably good for the time..." — Ted Libbey, NPR

Disc 1: Peter Tchaikovsky - Symphony no. 4 in F minor, Op.36
Andante sostenuto - Moderato con anima - Moderato assai, quasi Andante - Allegro vivo
Andantino in modo di canzone
Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato - Allegro
Finale (Allegro con fuoco)
Symphony No.5 In E Minor, Op.64
Andante - Allegro con anima
Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza - Moderato con anima – Amdante mossa – Allegro non troppo – Tempo I

Disc 2:
Valse (Allegro moderato)
Finale - Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace – Molto vivace – Moderato assai e molto maestoso - Presto
Symphony No.6 In B Minor, Op.74 -"Pathétique"
Adagio - Allegro non troppo
Allegro con grazia
Allegro molto vivace
Finale (Adagio lamentoso)

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