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Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 3; The Bells - Kondrashin, Van Cliburn

PRD 350 123

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Playing time: 78'01"
Tracks: 8
Booklet pages: 12
© 2016 AMC Paris
Reviewer: Geoff Pearce
Review of Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 3; The Bells - Kondrashin, Van Cliburn published on 9 December 2016

Listen: Rachmaninov: The Loud Alarm Bells (The Bells) (track 6, 0:00-0:57)

Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943):

Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor, Op 30
1 Allegro ma non tanto
2 Intermezzo: adagio
3 Finale: alla breve

Van Cliburn, piano
Symphony of the Air, New York
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

The Bells, cantata for soloists, choir and orchestra, Op 35
4 The silver Sleigh Bells - Allegro, ma non tanto
5 The Mellow Wedding Bells - Lento
6 The Loud Alarm Bells - Presto
7 The mournful iron Bells - Lento lugubre

Elizaveta Shumskaya, soprano (track 5)
Mikhail Dovenmann, tenor (track 4)
Alexei Bolshakov, baritone (track 7)
Russian Republic Capella
Alexander Yurlov, chorus master
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

Recorded live in New York, USA on 19 May 1958 (tracks 1-3) and in Moscow in December 1962 (tracks 4-7)

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