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Georgy Sviridov / Romances to A. Blok's Lyrics & Cast Off Russia / SUCD 10-00216

£16.99

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Georgy Vasilyevich Sviridov (1915 – 1998), HSL, PAU, was a Russian neoromantic composer, active in the Soviet era. He is most widely known for his choral music, strongly influenced by the traditional chant of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as his orchestral works which often celebrate elements of Russian culture.

Sviridov employed, in his choral music especially, rich and dense harmonic textures, embracing a romantic-era tonality; his works would come to incorporate not only sacred elements of Russian church music, including vocal work for the basso profundo, but also display the influence of Eastern European folk music, 19th-century European romantic composers (especially Tchaikovsky), as well as neoromantic contemporaries outside of Russia.
He wrote musical settings of Russian Romantic-era poetry by poets such as Lermontov, Tyutchev and Blok. Sviridov enjoyed critical acclaim for much of his career in the USSR.

Tracks:

1 - 11: Romances and Songs to A. Blok's lyrics.
12 -23: Cast Off Russia, poem, lyrics by S. Esenin

Total running time: 70:21

This CD was released in 1991.

The CD was in excellent condition. There is some rubbing to the CD case nut it is intact.

Item details

Catalogue number:
SUCD 10-00216
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
Melodiya Record Company, USSR
Tracks:
23

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Georgy Vasilyevich Sviridov (1915 – 1998), HSL, PAU, was a Russian neoromantic composer, active in the Soviet era. He is most widely known for his choral music, strongly influenced by the traditional chant of the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as his orchestral works which often celebrate elements of Russian culture.

Sviridov employed, in his choral music especially, rich and dense harmonic textures, embracing a romantic-era tonality; his works would come to incorporate not only sacred elements of Russian church music, including vocal work for the basso profundo, but also display the influence of Eastern European folk music, 19th-century European romantic composers (especially Tchaikovsky), as well as neoromantic contemporaries outside of Russia.
He wrote musical settings of Russian Romantic-era poetry by poets such as Lermontov, Tyutchev and Blok. Sviridov enjoyed critical acclaim for much of his career in the USSR.

Tracks:

1 - 11: Romances and Songs to A. Blok's lyrics.
12 -23: Cast Off Russia, poem, lyrics by S. Esenin

Total running time: 70:21

This CD was released in 1991.

The CD was in excellent condition. There is some rubbing to the CD case nut it is intact.

Catalogue number:
SUCD 10-00216
Condition:
Used
Genre:
Classical, opera & popera
Label:
Melodiya Record Company, USSR
Tracks:
23

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