Jarvi: Borodin - Orchestral Works (2 CD, FLAC)
Jarvi: Borodin - Orchestral Works (2 CD, FLAC)

Performer: Torgny Sporsen
Orchestra: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
Composer: Alexander Borodin
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 2
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Size: 585 MB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

# Symphony No.1 in E flat major
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Symphony No.3 in A minor (completed by Glazunov)
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov) Overture
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov) Dance of the Polovtsian maidens
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Prince Igor, opera (completed by Rimsky-Korsakov & Glazunov) Polovtsian Dances
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
with Torgny Sporsen
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Symphony No.2 in B minor
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Nocturne for string orchestra (arranged by Malcolm Sargent from String Quartet No. 2)
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# In the Steppes of Central Asia (V sredney Azii), musical picture for orchestra
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

# Petite Suite for orchestra (orchestrated by Glazunov)
Composed by Alexander Borodin
Performed by Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Neeme Jarvi

nice collection

These discs present a good option for one’s introduction to Borodin’s music. The Gothenburg symphony plays quite well, although they are not at the level of the top orchestras. The rare flub should not deter anyone from buying this, as they really are quite small and rare. I like Neeme Jarvi’s interpretation for i feel that he is best with scandinavian and russian music. The sound is also good, as one would expect from DG, but it’s nothing extraordinary. Overall, this is a very good collection.

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