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Stokowski: Night on Bare Mountain, Russian Easter FO, etc. - French RCA 630 215

$3.00 USD


Jacket GOOD / LP EX-

French pressing - plum/silver label (heavy vinyl) - mono

This beautiful LP from RCA (LM-1816, US pressing, plum shaded dog label, mono only – no stereo edition exists, glossy front laminated jacket) features Leopold Stokowski and His Symphony Orchestra in a fascinating all-Russian music program, recorded in the rich acoustics of New York’s Manhattan Center in February* and April 1953.

The exact contents are as follows:

Mussorgsky: A Night on Bare Mountain (orch. Stokowski)*

Mussorgksy: Khovantchina*

            Act I: The Red Square in Moscow

            Act IV: Scene 1 – Richly decorated hall in the castle of Prince Khovansky

            Act IV: Scene 4 – The square in front of the Vasiliy Blashemmy Church in Moscow

Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia

Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Festival Overture Op. 36

            > with Nicola Moscona, bass

Gliere: Russian Sailors’ Dance, from the ballet The Red Poppy*



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