Pictures at an Exhibition (2008)

Mussorgsky

Russian National Orchestra

Carlo Ponti

Modest Mussorgksy owes his reputation to three compositions in particular: his opera Boris Godunov, his orchestral fantasy Night on the Bare Mountain and his descriptive collection of solo piano pieces entitled Pictures at an Exhibition.  It is indeed an intriguing fact that these works achieved worldwide fame not in their original form, but in versions crated by other composers.

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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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Pictures at an Exhibition (2008)

Mussorgsky

Russian National Orchestra

Cables: van den Hul
Digital Converters: Meitner
Mastering Equipment: B&W Nautilus
Producer: Job Maarse
Recording Engineer: Erdo Groot, Roger de Schot
Recording location: DZZ studio 5, Moscow
Recording Software: Merging
Recording Type & Bit Rate: DSD64

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Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Gnomus
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Il vecchio castello (The Old Castle)
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Tuileries
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Bydlo
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Promenade
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Ballet des poussins dans leur coque (Ballet of the Chickens in their She
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Le marché de Limoges (The Market place at Limoges)
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Catacombae (Sepulchrum romanum)
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Pictures at an Exhibition - Cum mortuis in lingua mortua
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Pictures at an Exhibition - La cabane sur des pattes de poule (Baba-Ïaga)(The Hut on Fowl's Legs - B
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Pictures at an Exhibition - La grande porte de Kiev (The Great Gate at Kiev)
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A Night on the Bare Mountain
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The Fair at Sorochinsk (Sorochinskaya Yarmarks) - Introduction
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Khovanhschina - Introduction (Dawn on the River Moskva)
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Khovanhschina - Persian Dance
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