SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY (1874-1951): Andante, Valse Miniature, Chanson Triste, Humoresque, REINHOLD GLIERE (1875-1956): Preludium and Scherzo, Op. 32, Nos. 1 and 2, Intermezzo and Tarantella, Op. 9, Nos. 1 and 2, ANATOLY ALEXANDROV (1888-1982): Aria, Canzona Ditirambica, SERGEI RACHMANINOV (1873-1943): Vocalise.
Catalogue Number: 04R052
Label: LAWO Classics
Description: An all-Russian program for double bass fanciers with four pieces by double bassist Koussevitzky, four more written for him by his friend Gliere and two pieces found in manuscript in a library in St. Petersburg (no dates given) by Alexandrov of which his calm and lovely Canzona Ditirambica, at 6:27, is the longest work here. Knut Erik Sundquist (double bass), Nils Anders Mortensen (piano).