Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Versions for piano & for orchestra)

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1 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Promenade. Allegro giusto, nel modo rustico, senza allegrezza, ma poco sostenuto - attacca 1:36 88/24 Album only
2 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Gnomus.Sempre vivo 2:25 88/24 Album only
3 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Promenade.Moderato commodo assai e con delicatezza - attacca 0:55 88/24 Album only
4 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: The Old Castle.Andantino molto cantabile e con dolore 4:26 88/24 Album only
5 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Promenade.Moderato non tanto,pesamente - attacca 0:29 88/24 Album only
6 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: he Tuileries Gardens.Allegretto non troppo troppo,capriccioso 1:01 88/24 Album only
7 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Bydlo.Sempre moderato,pesante 2:52 88/24 Album only
8 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Promenade.Tranquillo - attacca 0:44 88/24 Album only
9 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Ballet of the Chickens in Their Shells 1:13 88/24 Album only
10 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle.Andante.Grave-energico - Andantino 1:51 88/24 Album only
11 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: The Market-place at Limoges.Allegretto vivo,sempre scherzando - attacca 1:20 88/24 Album only
12 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: The Catacombs (Sepulchrum romanum).Largo - attacca 1:48 88/24 Album only
13 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: Con mortuis in lingua mortua.Andante non troppo,con lamento 2:00 88/24 Album only
14 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga).Allegro con brio,feroce - Andante mosso - Allegro molto - attacca 2:59 88/24 Album only
15 Pictures at an Exhibition - for Piano: The Great Gate of Kiev.Allegro alla breve.Maestoso.Con grandezza 4:20 88/24 Album only
16 12 Etudes, Op.25: No. 3 in F 1:41 88/24 Album only
17 Waltz No.3 in A minor, Op.34 No.2 5:00 88/24 Album only
18 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Promenade 1:35 88/24 Album only
19 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Gnomus 2:20 88/24 Album only
20 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Promenade 0:46 88/24 Album only
21 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: The Old Castle 3:49 88/24 Album only
22 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Promenade 0:31 88/24 Album only
23 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: The Tuileries Gardens 0:58 88/24 Album only
24 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Bydlo 2:24 88/24 Album only
25 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Promenade 0:34 88/24 Album only
26 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Ballet of the Chickens in Their Shells 1:11 88/24 Album only
27 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle 1:53 88/24 Album only
28 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: The Market-place at Limoges 1:26 88/24 Album only
29 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: The Catacombs (Sepulchrum romanum) 1:55 88/24 Album only
30 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: Cum mortuis in lingua mortua 1:43 88/24 Album only
31 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: The Hut on Fowl's Legs (Baba-Yaga) 3:14 88/24 Album only
32 Pictures at an Exhibition - Orchestrated by Maurice Ravel: The Great Gate of Kiev 5:01 88/24 Album only

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Modest Moussorgsky (1839-1881):
Pictures at An Exhibition; solo piano version (tracks 1-15)
Orchestral version, Orchestraed by Maurice Ravel, (tracks 18-32)

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849):
Etude in F Major (track 16)
Waltz in A Minor (track 17)

Byron Janis, piano (tracks 1-17)
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra (tracks 18-32)
Antal Dorati, conductor (tracks 18-32)

Recorded September 25-29, 1961 in Fine Recording Studio A, NYC (tracks 1-15); June 11, 1962 in the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow Russia (tracks 16-17); April 21, 1959 in Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis MN (tracks 18-32)

Recording Director: Wilma Cozart
Musical Supervisor: Clair van Ausdall (tracks 1-15 and 18-32), Harold Lawrence (tracks 16-17)
Chief Engineer & Technical Supervisor: C. Robert Fine
Associate Engineer: Robert Eberenz
DSD Transfer and 3-to-2 MIx: Mark Bucker assisted by Andrew Wedman

Original recordings made with three Schoeps M201 omni-directional microphones. Recorded on Ampex 300 3-track recorders at 15 inches per second (tracks 1-15 and 18-32) and on a Westrex 35mm magnetic-film recorder (tracks 16-17). First-generation tapes were transferred to produce this high-definition download.

This phenomenal audiophile download features two exquisite performances of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. The first reading finds refined pianist Byron Janis revitalizing the work with his rich tonal beauty and unprecedented interpretive skills. Antal Dorati and the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra combine precision and depth to illuminate a refreshing contrast of light and shade. The Mercury Living Presence recording technique provides highly enjoyable listening, with stunning clarity.


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"His actual performance is of a stupendous brio and his Horowitz-honed virtuosity in the final pages is overwhelming in its pace and dynamism."
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