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Rostropovich: Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras 1 & 5, etc. - LCDM LDX 78 644

$10.00 USD

Le Chant du Monde (LP)

Jacket VG / Vinyl NM - French pressing

This superb gatefold LP from Le Chant du Monde (LDX 78 644, French pressing, red label, mono) features 5 remarkable performances of the composer’s music all by Russian artists.

The exact contents are as follows:

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1: Prelude

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello and leading an ensemble of fellow cellists

Choros No. 4 for 4 Horns and Trombone

Vitali Bouianovski, Pavel Evstigneev, Anatoli Soukoroukov & Victor Benglovski

Ciranda des Sept Notes for Bassoon & Strings

Lev Petcherski, Bassoon and Lazare Gozman conducting the Leningrad Chamber Orchestra

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5: Aria

Galina Vishnevskaya, soprano, and Mstislav Rostropovich leading an ensemble of cellists

Bachianas Brasileiras No. 2

Vladimir Bakharev conducting the USSR National Orchestra

The playing heard here is richly evocative and vital – tremendous performances all.

The interior panels of the gatefold jacket carry extensive liner notes by Pierre Vidal, printed in French only. The striking cover art reproduces a detail from a canvas by Eli M. Heil.


The gradations of condition I use are as follows: MINT, Near-Mint, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor.


The condition of the jacket is VERY GOOD. There is wear at corners, more so to the upper-left corner, as well as mild shelfwear. However, there are no seamsplits, owners’ markings, bends, or other defects, and the whole remains solid, bright, glossy, and highly attractive – overall, a very good . collector’s copy.

The condition of the LP itself is near-MINT. Though the surfaces are not perfectly silent (and thus I have rated it NM vs. MINT) this is a fine copy and playback is superb. If you must have perfect surfaces, then please do not buy this LP. Overall, this rates as a NM collector's copy.        



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