Mark Obert-Thorn restores the World Premiere recording of Tchaikovsky’s Manfred Symphony. Fabien Sevitzky – Indianapolis Symphony Vol. 1 = TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Sym. in b minor, Op. 58; Waltz from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24; GLINKA: Russlan and Ludmilla Ov.; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Dubinushka, Op. 62; LIADOV: Baba Yaga, Op. 56 – Indianapolis Sym. Orch./ Fabien Sevitzky – […]
DE FALLA: Nights in the Gardens of Spain; La Vida Breve – Interlude and Dance No. 1; The Three-Cornered Hat – Clara Haskil, p. (1-3)/ Concerts Lamoureux/ Igor Markevitch/ Teresa Berganza, mezzo (5-12)/ Suisse Romande Orch./ Ernest Ansermet (4-12) – Praga Digitals
A fine hi-res pairing of two classic Falla works, featuring pianist Clara Haskil on one and mezzo Teresa Berganza on the other.
Markevitch was a the Ukrainian, Italian, and French composer and performer whom Paris once hailed as “the second Igor,” the first having been Stravinsky.