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Sergey Prokofiev / Paul Hindemith
BALLET MUSIC
Sergey Koudriakov (piano) / Soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra (conductor Mikhail Tsinman)

CM 0012011
Sergey Prokofiev (18911953)
Ten Pieces for Piano from Romeo and Juliet, op.75
1   Folk Dance
[4:24]
2   The Street Awakens (Scene) [1:30]  
3   Arrival of the Guests (Minuet) [2:58]  
4   The Young Juliet [3:44]  
5   Masks [2:28]  
6   The Montagues and the Capulets [3:38]  
7   Friar Laurence [2:43]  
8   Mercutio [2:14]  
9   Dance of the Girls with Lilies [2:31]  
10   Romeo and Juliet before Parting [7:59]  
         

Paul Hindemith (18951963)
Theme and Four Variations: The Four Temperaments, Ballet for Piano and String Orchestra

11   Theme [5:26]
12  

Melancholy

[6:42]
13  

Sanguine

[5:44]
14  

Phlegmatic

[4:29]  
15  

Choleric

[6:12]  
 
Total time [62:53]

 

Text of the booklet is available in English, German, and Russian.

 

Disc reviews:
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Soloists:
Alexander Kalashkov violin (tracks 12, 14)
Vladimir Kozhemyako violin (track 14)
Pavel Fedoseyev viola (track 14)
Igor Sitnikov cello (track 14)
Kirill Nosenko double bass (track 14)

Piano tuning Konstantin Feklistov

 

Recording Details

Microphones - Neumann km130
DPA (B & K) 4006
DPA (B & K) 4011

SCHOEPS mk2S
SCHOEPS mk41

All the microphone buffer amplifiers and pre-amplifiers are Polyhymnia International B.V. custom built.

DSD analogue to digital converter - Meitner design by EMM Labs.

Recording, editing and mixing on Pyramix system by Merging Technologies.

 

Recording Producer - Michael Serebryanyi
Balance Engineer - Erdo Groot
Recording Engineer - Roger de Schot
Editor - Carl Schuurbiers

 

(P)&(C) Essential Music, #16b-2, Volokolamskoye shosse,
Moscow, 125080, Russia.

DDD

Recorded:
47.06.2010, 20.03.2011 5th Studio of The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (RTR) Moscow, Russia

 


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