Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Reiner (CD)

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Discs: 1
Record Label: RCA
Release Date:
December 6, 2010

“The Chicago acoustic brings the fuller orchestral patina and with Reiner the richness of the brass sounds is apparent . . . one can only marvel at the consistency of the recording, so resplendent in its opulent concert hall ambience.” — Gramophone

A compilation of outstanding concert works and overtures, performed by the illustrious Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Fritz Reiner.

Contents:

Tchaikovsky 1812, Festival Overture, Op. 49
1956, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Mendelssohn The Hebrides (Fingal’s Cave) Overture
1956, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Liszt Mephisto Waltz (The Dance in the Village Inn), Episode No. 2 from Lenau’s Faust
1955, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Kabalevsky Colas Breugnon Overture
1959, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Slavonic March (Marche slav), Op. 31
1959, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Borodin Prince Igor, “Polvtsian March”
1959, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Mussorgsky A Night on Bald Mountain (orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)
1959, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Tchaikovsky Suite No. 1 in D Minor, “Marche Miniature”
1959, Orchestra Hall, Chicago

Glinka Russlan and Ludmilla Overture
1959, Orchestra Hall, Chicago