Rimsky-Korsakov: Le Coq d'or / Capriccio Espagnol

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1 Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34: 1. Alborada 1:14 88/24 Album only
2 Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34: 2. Variazioni 4:39 88/24 Album only
3 Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34: 3. Alborada 1:12 88/24 Album only
4 Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34: 4. Scena e canto gitano 4:58 88/24 Album only
5 Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34: 5. Fandango asturiano 3:16 88/24 Album only
6 The Golden Cockerel / Suite (Le coq d'or) - Arr. by A. Glazunov (1865-1936) and M. Shteynberg (1883-1946): 1. Tsar Dodon in his Palace 8:57 88/24 Album only
7 The Golden Cockerel / Suite (Le coq d'or) - Arr. by A. Glazunov (1865-1936) and M. Shteynberg (1883-1946): 2. Tsar Dodon on Campaign 4:08 88/24 Album only
8 The Golden Cockerel / Suite (Le coq d'or) - Arr. by A. Glazunov (1865-1936) and M. Shteynberg (1883-1946): 3. Tsar Dodon as Guest of the Queen of Shemakha 6:32 88/24 Album only
9 The Golden Cockerel / Suite (Le coq d'or) - Arr. by A. Glazunov (1865-1936) and M. Shteynberg (1883-1946): 4. The Wedding and Lamentable End of Dodon 6:02 88/24 Album only
10 Russian Easter Festival, Overture, Op.36 15:12 88/24 Album only
11 Polovtsian Dances [Prince Igor] 11:19 88/24 Album only

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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908):

Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34 (tracks 1-5)
Suite from La Coq d'Or (tracks 6-9)
Russian Easter Overture, Op. 36 (track 10)

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887):
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor (track 11)

London Symphony Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra Chorus (track 11 only)
Antal Dorati, conductor

Recorded July 4, 1956 (track 11), July 5, 1956 (tracks 6-9) and June 6, 1959 (1-5, 10) in Walthamstow Town Hall, UK.

Recording Director: Wilma Cozart
Musical Director: Harold Lawrence (1-5, 10), Alan Melville (6-9, 11)
Chief Engineer & Technical Supervisor: C. Robert Fine
Associate Engineer: Robert Eberenz (6-10)
DSD Transfer and 3-to-2 Mix: Mark Bucker

Original recordings made with three omni-directional microphones (a Schoeps M201 in the center and Neumann KM-56 on the left and right sides in 1956; three Schoeps M201 microphones in 1959). Recorded on Ampex 300 3-track recorders at 15 inches per second. First-generation 3-track tapes were transferred to produce this high-definition download.

On this pinnacle audiophile recording, renowned conductor Antal Dorati and the London Symphony Orchestra explore the sparkling repertoire of composers, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin. Rendered with swooning vigor and textural colorations, this re-release is available with the pristine sound associated with the Mercury Living Presence series.


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