At the Reading of a Psalm (2004)

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Russian National Orchestra

Mikhail Plenev

The first complete performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Missa Solemnis did not actually take place in Vienna, but in St. Petersburg. Prince Galitzin, better known for the commission he gave Beethoven for the Galitzin string quartets, was responsible for the initiative.  On March 26, 1824 he organized a performance of the Missa Solemnis for the Philharmonic Association of St. Petersburg. This was the oldest concert organization in the city, and wa founded back in 1802.

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Russian National Orchestra

The Russian National Orchestra was founded in 1990 by pianist and conductor Mikhail Pletnev and is today recognized as one of the world’s top orchestras.  Maintaining an active international tour schedule, the RNO appears throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas, and is a frequent visitor to major festivals such as Edinburgh, Shanghai and the BBC Proms.  The orchestra presents its own RNO Grand Festival each September to open the Moscow season, and is founding orchestra of Festival del Sole, held every July in California’s Napa Valley.

RNO concerts are regularly aired on National Public Radio in the United States, the European Broadcasting Union, and Russia's Kultura channel.  The orchestra's critically acclaimed discography, launched with a 1991 CD cited as the best recording of Tchaikovsky’s Pathéthiquein history, now numbers more than 80 recordings, with conductors that include Founder and Music Director Mikhail Pletnev, Vladimir Jurowski, Kent Nagano, Vasily Petrenko and Carlo Ponti. 

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At the Reading of a Psalm (2004)

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Russian National Orchestra

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Digital Converters: Meitner DSD A/D
Mastering Equipment: B&W Nautilus
Producer: Job Maarse
Recording Engineer: Erdo Groot, Jean Marie Geijsen, Roger de Schot
Recording location: Philharmonic Hall St. Petersburg Russia
Recording Software: Merging
Recording Type & Bit Rate: DSD64

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First Movement- Chorus (Allegro tempestoso)
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First Movement- Double Chorus (Andante sostenuto)
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First Movement- Chorus. Triple Fugue (Fuga a 3 soggetti)(Andante-Allegro molto)
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Second Movement- Chorus (Allegro moderato-Fuga.Allegro tenebroso)
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Second Movement- Quartet (Andante)
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Second Movement- Quartet and Chorus (Adagio ma non troppo)
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Third Movement- Interlude (Allegro appassionato)
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Third Movement- Aria (Alto solo)(Adagio piu tosto largo)
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Third Movement- Double Chorus (Finale)
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