That's proper for Pictures at an Exhibition which was orchestrated by Ravel. The selection for Night on Bare Mountain is orchestrated by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and the Russian Easter Overture on this album was written by him. The Khovanshina Prelude by Mussorgsky is also arranged by Rimsky-Korsakov. The Montreal Orchestra version from 1987 has the best arrangement of Mussorgsky selections.
Night On The Bare Mountain. A2. Night On The Bare Mountain. Russian Easter Festival Overture. Pictures At An Exhibition (32:36). B-I. Promenade - Gnomus.
Album · 1991 · 13 Songs. Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. M. Ravel) : VII. The Market Place at Limoges. Gilbert Levine & hester Berlin. 8. St. John's Night on Bald Mountain, "A Night on the Bare Mountain". By Modest Mussorgsky - Janos Sandor & Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra. 12. Khovanshchina, Act IV: Intermezzo. By Modest Mussorgsky - Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra & Rouslan Raichev. 13. Khovanshchina, Act IV: Dance of the Persian Slaves.
On the plus side, the program features Mussorgsky's greatest orchestral hits: Ravel's orchestration of his piano suite Pictures at an Exhibition and Rimsky-Korsakov's arrangement and orchestration of his opera interlude Night on the Bare Mountain. But also included is Liadov's orchestration of the introduction to his unfinished opera The Sorochinsky Fair, plus two excerpts from his opera Khovanschina in Rimsky-Korsakov's orchestrations: Dawn on the Muscovy River and the Dance of the Persian Slave Girls.
Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina: Prelude & Dance of the Persian Slaves. Russian National Orchestra. In short, an excellent version of a much-recorded showpiece. Night on the Bare Mountain comes in the highly unauthentic but undeniably effective Rimsky version, brilliantly played here with powerful bite. Mussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-81). Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain. Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina - Introduction. Mussorgsky: Khovanshchina: Prelude & Dance of the Persian Slaves. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition. Mussorgsky: Sorochintsy Fair. Groups & Artists.
This album has an average beat per minute of 91 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 75/137 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Pictures at an Exhibition, St John's Night on the Bare Mountain, Khovanshchina Prelude. 1. Pictures at an Exhibition: Promenade. Album starts at 79BPM, ends at 108BPM (+29), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by London Symphony Orchestra. Belshazzar‘s Feast, Symphony no. 2016.
Night on Bare Mountain comes in the highly unauthentic but undeniably effective Rimsky version, brilliantly played here with powerful bite. The Khovanshchina excerpts make an effective, atmospheric filler, but the disc offers rather short measure at just on an hour. The Super Audio recording adds to the impact of the performances, well engineered by PentaTone technicians trained by Philips. Gramophone Magazine, Edward Greenfield). Ravel): Promenade 00:48 9. Ravel): V. Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks 01:12 10. Liadov] 04:36 18. Khovanshchina, Act I: Prelude. Dawn over the Moscow River (Arr. N. Rimsky-Korsakov) 05:15 19. Khovanshchina, Act IV: Dance of the Persian Slaves (Arr. Rimsky-Korsakov) 06:41. Personnel: Russian National Orchestra Carlo Ponti, conductor.
|Pictures At An Exhibition-Orchestrated By Ravel|
|1||1st Mov.: Promenade Gnomus||4:04|
|2||2nd Mov.: Promenade Il Vecchio Castello||5:20|
|3||3rd Mov.: Promenade Tuileries Bydlo||4:02|
|4||4th Mov.: Promenade Ballet Des Poussins Dans Leur Coque Samuel Goldenberg & Schmuyle||4:06|
|5||5th Mov.: Limoges-Le Marche Catacombae. Cum Mortius In Lingua Mortua||5:11|
|6||6th Mov.: La Cabane Sur Des Pattes de Poule La Grande Porte de Kiev||8:40|
|7||Night On The Bare Mountain||11:04|
- Conductor – Ernest Ansermet (tracks: 1-8)
- Orchestra – L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande (tracks: 1-8)
NotesRecording 1960 -(1-6)
1964 - (7-8)
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout: G510-A20 MC-232
- SPARS Code: ADD
|ESSD-90086||Mussorgsky* - Ravel* / Mussorgsky* - Rimsky-Korsakov*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ansermet*||Mussorgsky* - Ravel* / Mussorgsky* - Rimsky-Korsakov*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ansermet* - Pictures At An Exhibition / Night On The Bare Mountain, Khovanshchina-Prelude (SACD, Hybrid, Ltd, RE, RM)||Esoteric Company, Decca||ESSD-90086||Japan||2013|
|HDTT7004||Mussorgsky* - Ravel*, Ansermet*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande||Mussorgsky* - Ravel*, Ansermet*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande - Pictures At An Exhibition / Night On The Bare Mountain (7xFile, FLAC, RE, 24/)||High Definition Tape Transfers||HDTT7004||US||2018|
|none||Mussorgsky*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet||Mussorgsky*, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet - "Pictures At An Exhibition"/Symphonic Poem "Night On The Bare Mountain"/"Khovanshchina" Prelude (Classic Selection 28) (CD)||CTA||none||Japan||Unknown|