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February 09, 2018

Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade: Symphonic Suite, Op. 35 (1888)

"Scheherazade is scored for two flutes and a piccolo (with 2nd flute doubling on 2nd piccolo for a few bars), two oboes (with 2nd doubling cor anglais), two clarinets, two bassoons, four horns in F, two trumpets in A and B-flat, three trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine, tam-tam, harp and strings. The suite received its premiere on October 28, 1888, under the baton of the composer.

"This recording was made by conductor Jos van Immerseel, violinist Midori Seiler and the Anima Eterna Orchestra, which plays on period instruments."

Posted by Ghost of a flea at February 9, 2018 07:31 AM