Shostakovich: The Great Symphonies (6CD)

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Tracklisting:

Disc 1
Symphony No.4 in C minor (62:02)

West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Köln (WDR)
Conducted by Rudolf Barshai

1. Allegretto poco moderato 27:12
2. Moderato con moto 8:45
3. Largo – Allegro 26:04

Recorded: April & June 1996, Philharmonie, Köln, Germany
Producer: Christoph Held; Engineer: Siegfried Spittler. Project Consultant: Terry Holmes

Disc 2
Music from the Gadfly (19:47)

[1] Overture 3:09
[2] Folk Feast (National Holiday) 2:31
[3] Barrel Organ Waltz 2:10
[4] Galop 1:44
[5] Romance 6:31
[6] Finale 3:40

Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47 (53:42)
[7] Moderato – Allegro non troppo 18:59
[8] Allegretto 5:20
[9] Largo 17:06
[10] Allegro non troppo – Allegro 12:15

London Symphony Orchestra / Maxim Shostakovich

Recorded Abbey Road London 1990/1991, formerly Collins Classics 1108-2, 1206-2
Licensed from Phoenix Music International Ltd

Disc 3
Symphony No.7 in C major, Opus 60 “LENINGRAD”

USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Konstantin Ivanov

1. WAR, allegretto 26.31
2. MEMORIES, moderato (poco allegretto) 10.36
3. MY NATIVE FIELD, adagio 15.14
4. VICTORY, allegro non troppo 19.00

Recorded 1962 Studio 1 Moscow Radio
Engineer: L. Dneprovskaya
Licensed via A-Tempo/Aquarius, Prague
Remastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor

Disc 4
Symphony No.8 in C minor, Op.65
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra / Yevgeny Mravinsky

[1] i. Adagio 25.15
[2] ii. Allegretto 6.21
[3] iii. Allegro non troppo 6.25
[4] iv. Largo 9.51
[5] v. Allegretto 13.18

(recorded live 1982, Leningrad)
Legendary Recordings licensed from Leningrad Philharmonic via A-Tempo, Prague
Re-mastered by Paul Arden Taylor after advice on pitch by Mark Roberts

Disc 5
Symphony No.10 in E minor
London Symphony Orchestra / Maxim Shostakovich

[1] I. Moderato 27:19
[2] II. Scherzo: Allegro 4:32
[3] III. Allegretto – Largo 13:44
[4] IV. Andante – Allegro 13:45

Producer for Collins Classics: James Mallinson; Engineer: Simon Rhodes
Venue: Abbey Road Studios, London, Date: January 1990
Licensed via Phoenix International Ltd
Mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor

Disc 6
Violin Concerto No.2 / Symphony No.15
David Oistrakh (violin)

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra / Kyrill Kondrashin

Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor Op. 129 (1967)
[1] Moderato 12:43
[2] Adagio 8:52
[3] Adagio-allegro 8:08

Symphony No.15 in A major, Op.141 (1971)
[4] Allegretto 7:07
[5] Adagio-largo-adagio-largo 13:52
[6] Allegretto 4:15
[7] Adagio-allegretto-adagio-allegretto 15:12

Symphony: recorded 17th May 1974 at Moscow Radio Concert Hall
Mastered for alto by Paul Arden-Taylor

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