The Eighth Symphony was Glazunov
's last completed large-scale work, premiered in 1906.
is neatly done but Christodoulou lacks the last ounce of wit and sparkle.
score, as Balanchine recognized, is absolutely gorgeous.
The Best of Glazunov
. Igor Golovschin and Alexander Anissimov, Moscow Symphony Orchestra.
In his own discussions, he leaves open the possibility that recordings exist of Furtwangler conducting Alexander Glazunov
's Stenka Razin, Antonin Dvorak's New World Symphony, and the Overture to Eugene d'Albert's Tiefland.
's familiar orchestration of the three-part Souvenir d'un lieu cher, with its rich wind writing, sounds like genuine Tchaikovsky so David Walter's arrangement for string orchestra appeared threadbare although it allowed the solo violin more prominence.
24, Alexander Glazunov
; Cavatine, Theodore Dubois; Romance, Alfred Bruneau; Piece Melodique, No.
And the number nine also features prominently in a series of its own, with the RLPO presenting the ninth symphonies of Mahler, Dvorak, Glazunov
, Bruckner, Shostakovich, and the world premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies Symphony No 9 dedicated to the Queen as a Diamond Jubilee tribute and commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.
TONIGHT Fitzwilliam String Quartet - Haydn, Glazunov
, Donizetti, Shostakovich: Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington, 7.30pm.
CLASSICAL: The French musician Ludovic Moriot, one of the world's top young conductors, is joined by the Hungarian violin virtuoso Antal Szalai in Glazunov
's tuneful and harmonically lush Violin Concerto as part of the Phil's Thursday Series dubbed Pacific 123.
There are rare photographs of Vaslav Nijinsky and composers Aleksander Glazunov
, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich, autographed photos of George Balanchine, and an original photograph of the nineteenth-century ballerina Marie Taglioni.
To enhance his work, he brought in Russian composers such as Alois Louis Minkus, Aleksandr Glazunov