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Russian Works for Piano Four Hands



Playing time: 68'27"
Tracks: 43
Booklet pages: 16
© 2017 Delphian Records Ltd
Sent to a reviewer on 28 November 2017

Listen: Sergei Rachmaninov: Slava (Six morceaux) (track 6, 0:55-1:52)

Peter Hill and Benjamin Frith, piano (Steinway D, No 572883, 2004)

Sergei Rachmaninov:

Six morceaux, Op 11
1 Barcarolle
2 Scherzo
3 Russian Theme
4 Valse
5 Romance
6 Slava

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky:

from Fifty Russian Songs
7 Do not overflow, my quiet Danube
8 Are you my plait, my scarf?
9 Is it really you, dove-grey rooster?
10 But we have rented the land
11 Vanya was sitting
12 I shall approach and come up to your town
13 Do not sing, do not sing, O little nightingale
14 Oh, meadow-duck of mine
15 By the gates, the gates
16 Remember, remember, my dear
17 By the gate the pine tree rocks
18 Under the green apple tree
19 Spin, O my spinner
20 As down the hill, down the mountain
21 Snowball tree with raspberries
22 The loach wriggles on the water
23 Yesterday evening I was young at the feast
24 Oh, my heart, my poor thing
25 In the sea the duck was swimming
26 Merry Katenka
27 As across the meadow, across the little meadow
28 Beyond the yard the little meadow is green
29 Yo, heave ho (Song of the Volga Boatmen)

Igor Stravinsky:

Petrushka (1947 revised version)
30 First Scene: The Shrovetide Fair
31 The Magic Trick
32 Russian Dance
33 Second Scene: Petrushka's Cell
34 Third Scene: The Moor's Cell
35 Dance of the Ballerina
36 Valse (The Ballerina and the Moor)
37 Fourth Scene: The Shrovetide Fair (Evening)
38 Dance of the Wet-Nurses
39 Enter a Peasant with a Bear
40 The Gypsy Women Dance
41 Dance of the Coachmen and the Grooms
42 The Masqueraders
43 Petrushka's Death

Recorded 12-13 December 2016 at the University Concert Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK


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