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KHACHATURIAN, A.: Othello Suite / The Battle of Stalingrad Suite (Slovak Radio Symphony, Adriano)

    

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KHACHATURIAN, A.: Othello Suite / The Battle of Stalingrad Suite (Slovak Radio Symphony, Adriano)

Khachaturian’s involvement in film, which began in Armenia as early as 1934, was long-lived and highly distinctive. Until 1960, the date of his last film, he wrote principally for Mosfilm and his scores, not least in subsequent arrangements, earned him considerable renown. His own eight-part concert suite arrangement taken from the epic Battle of Stalingrad (1948–50), is a symphonic fresco of high tension, fully befitting its subject matter. The suite derived from the score for Othello reveals the full canvas of Khachaturian’s cinematic imagination, from glorious love music to darker scenes of despair.


Khachaturian, Aram Il'yich

  The Battle of Stalingrad Suite
1.   I. A City on the Volga - II. The Invasion 00:05:18
2.   IIIa. Stalingrad in Flames 00:04:01
3.   IIIb. The Enemy is doomed 00:07:34
4.   IV. For our Motherland; To the Attack! - Eternal Glory to the Heroes 00:06:35
5.   V. To Victory - VI. There is a Cliff on the Volga 00:06:11
  Othello Suite
6.   I. Prologue and Introduction 00:08:44
7.   II. Desdemona's Arioso 00:03:14
8.   III. Vineyards 00:03:45
9.   IV. Venice (Nocturne) 00:02:39
10.   V. Nocturnal Murder (Roderigo's Death) 00:02:33
11.   VI. Othello's Despair 00:02:03
12.   VII. A Fit of Jealousy 00:02:06
13.   VIII. Othello's Arrival 00:01:56
14.   IX. The Striking of Desdemona (The Slap) 00:00:55
15.   X. Othello's Farewell from the Camp 00:02:01
16.   XI. Finale 00:03:39

Total Playing Time: 01:03:14






Composer(s):
Khachaturian, Aram Il'yich

Conductor(s):
Adriano

Orchestra(s):
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Choir(s):
Slovak Philharmonic Chorus

Artist(s):
Simcisko, Viktor; Valaskova, Jana

Label: Naxos

Series: Film Music Classics

Genre: Film and TV Music; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.573389

Barcode: 747313338979

Physical Release: 07/2014

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