Souvenir de Florence Archive
“Journeys” — TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir de Florence; SCHOENBERG: Transfigured NIght – Emerson String Q. & guests – Sony Classical
The Emerson Quartet and guests perform two influential chamber works from the same decade, in order to capture their common expansion of traditional harmony towards a new 20th-century syntax.
Trondheim Solistene – Souvenir = TCHAIKOVSKY: Souvenir de Florence; Serenade for Strings; CARL NIELSEN: At the Bier of a Young Artist; Suite for String Orchestra – 2L (Blu-ray audio)
Both vinyl Souvenir albums from the Trondheim Soloists, on one album with hi-res surround.
TCHAIKOVSKY: String Quartets Nos. 1, 2 & 3; String Sextet “Souvenir de Florence” – The IPO Richter String Q./ Vladislav Krasnov, viola/ Kirill Mihanovsky, cello – Helicon (2 CDs)
A banner recording of the complete Tchaikovsky string quartets and thrilling sextet, brilliantly recorded in Tel Aviv, 12-15 September 2010.
TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rococo Theme; Souvenir de Florence; The Tempest–Symphonic Fantasy – Mstislav Rostropovich, cello/Leningrad Philharmonic Orch./ Gennady Rozhdestvensky/Borodin String Q./ USSR Sym./ Evgeny Svetlanov – Regis
A Tchaikovsky reissue of anomalous but lovely works, brilliantly performed in each case and sonically splendid.