REINHOLD GLIÈRE (1875-1956): Symphony No. 1, Op. 8, Symphony No. 2, Op. 25, Symphony No. 3, Op. 12 "Ilya Muromets", The Zaporozhy Cossacks, Op. 64, Suites from The Red Poppy, Op. 70 and The Bronze Horseman, Horn Concerto, Op. 91, Gyul'sara, Concert Waltz, Op. 90, Shakh-Senem, Ballad for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 4, Overture on Slavonic Themes, Heroic March for the Buryat-Mongolian ASSR, Op. 71, Holiday at Ferghana, Op. 75.
Catalogue Number: 08N061
Description: This was the first digital survey of Gliere's wonderfully orchestrated, colorful music, deriving from the folk melos of Russia (and some other Soviet republics). Again, if you didn't get them 14-20 years ago, the price can't be beat now. 5 CDs. Richard Watkins (horn), Peter Dixon (cello), BBC Philharmonic; Edward Downes, Vassily Sinaisky. Original 1991-93, 1995 and 1997 releases.