Scheherazade

Scheherazade
 

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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
 

Scheherazade Op. 35 (1888)
Symphonic Suite after “A Thousand and One Nights”
1 The Sea and Sindbad's ship 10.13
2 The Tale of Prince Kalendar 12.42
3 The Young Prince and the Young Princess 10.25
4 The Festival at Baghdad; The Sea; The Shipwreck 12.59
(The ship smashes into a cliff surmounted by a bronze horseman)
Tatiana Porshneva, violin

Capriccio espagnol Op. 34 (1887)
5 Alborada 1.21
6 Variazioni 4.44
7 Alborada (reprise) 1.21
8 Scena e canto gitano 4.57
9 Fandango asturiano 3.25
Alexei Bruni, violin

10 Neapolitan Song Op. 63 (1907) 3.39
Arrangement of “Funiculí, funiculà” by Luigi Denza (1846-1922)

Russian National Orchestra
Carlo Ponti
Total playing time: 66:10

Recording venue: DZZ Studio 5, Moscow (3/2008)
Executive Producers: Rick Walker and Job Maarse
Recording Producer: Job Maarse
Balance Engineer: Erdo Groot
Recording Engineer: Roger de Schot
Editing: Lentje Mooij

Hybrid multichannel, Super Audio CD (SACD)

The Russian National Orchestra wishes to thank Peter T. Paul, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation, and the Charles Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences for their support of this recording.