Dragon/Hollywood BSO: "Russkaya!" (Glinka, Tchaikovsky, etc): Capitol P 8384, NM
Jacket NM / LP NM
This beautiful LP – a superb collector's copy – from Capitol (P 8384, US pressing, rainbow label, mono) entitled "Russkaya!" features conductor Carmen Dragon and the Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra in a captivating all-Russian music program, sumptuously recorded at Stage 7, Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood, California, in 1957.
The exact track list is as follows:
Mikhail Glinka: Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla
Traditional (orch. Carmen Dragon): The Volga Boatman
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Dance of the Buffoons, from The Snow Maiden
Anton Rubinstein (orch. Carmen Dragon): Kamennoi-Ostrow (Rêve Angélique)
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (orch. Carmen Dragon): Melodie, Op. 42 No. 3
Traditional (orch. Carmen Dragon): Meadowland
There are engaging liner notes (uncredited) on the reverse side of the jacket, printed in English only. The lovely cover art is similarly uncredited.