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Songs and dances of death = Lieder und Tänze des Todes = Chants et dances de la mort / Modest Mussorgsky ; orch. Dmitri Shostakovich. Symphony no. 14 op. 135 / Dmitri Shostakovich.

Author/creator Shostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975 composer.
Format Audio (CD) and Musical Sound Recording
Publication InfoHamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, ℗1993.
Description1 audio disc (approximately 73 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other author/creatorFassbaender, Brigitte, singer.
Other author/creatorKazarnovskai︠a︡, Li︠u︡bovʹ singer.
Other author/creatorLeĭferkus, Sergeĭ, 1946- performer.
Other author/creatorShostakovich, Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich, 1906-1975 arranger of music.
Other author/creatorJärvi, Neeme, conductor.
Included WorkMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich, 1839-1881. Pesni i pli︠a︡ski smerti; arranged.
Other author/creatorGöteborgs symfoniker, performer.
Uniform titleSymphonies, no. 14, op. 135
Variant title Lieder und Tänze des Todes
Variant title Chants et dances de la mort
Contents Songs and dances of death : Lullaby (4:56) ; Serenade (4:27) ; Trepak (4:54) ; The field-marshall (5:29) -- Symphony no. 14, op. 135 : De profundis (García Lorca) (4:45) ; Malagueña (García Lorca) (2:37) ; Loreley (Apollinaire) (8:35) ; Le suicidé = The suicide (Apollinaire) (6:45) ; Les attentives I = On watch (Apollinaire) (2:58) ; Les attentives II = Madam, look! (Apollinaire) (1:52) ; A la Santé = At the Santé jail (Apollinaire) (8:46) ; Réponse des cosaques zaporogues au Sultan de Constantinople = The Zaporozhian Cossacks' answer to the Sultan of Constantinople (Apollinaire) (2:03) ; O, Delvig, Delvig! (Küchelbecker) (4:44) ; Der Tod des Dichters = The poet's death (Rilke) (5:26) ; Schluss-Stück = Conclusion (Rilke) (1:14).
General noteThe 1st work originally with piano accompaniment, orchestrated by Shostakovich in 1962; the 2nd for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra.
General noteThe first work based on poems of Arseni Golenishchev-Kutuzov ; words of the second work are by Federico García Lorca, Guillaume Apollinaire, Wilhelm Küchelbecker and Rainer Maria Rilke; sung in Spanish, French, Russian and German.
General noteProgram notes in English by David Fanning, in German by Detlef Gojowy, in French by Alain Poirier, and in Italian by Gianfranco Vinay; and texts in Russian, German, English and French (35 p.) inserted in container.
General noteTitle from spine and container.
Performer Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano (1st work) ; Ljuba Kazarnovskaya, soprano ; Sergei Leiferkus, bass ; Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra ; Neeme Järvi, conductor.
Date/time/place of a event noteRecorded: Gothenburg, Konserthuset, May 1992.
Technical detailsCompact disc.
LanguageSung in Russian.
Publisher number437 785-2 Deutsche Grammophon
Publisher numberD110264 BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.

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