Russian Wind Band Classics

  premiere recording in this version  
 REINHOLD GLIERE (1875-1956)
1  Solemn Overture for the Twentieth Anniversay of the October Revolution, Op. 72 8:11
  (ed. Robert Grechesky)  
  Maestoso solenne - Cantabile espressivo  
 IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971)
2  Circus Polka 3:28
  Composed for a young elephant  
  Brillante  
  premiere recording of the complete set  
 SERGEI PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
 Marches for Military Band, Op. 69 14:22  
3 1 March for a Spartakiade 3:37
4 2 Marching Song (Lyrical) 3:14
5 3 March. Composed for the Muzgiz Competition (arr. V. Shpirko and Samuel Becker) 5:37
6 4 Cavalry March (Over the Bridge) 1:43
 NIKOLAI ANDREYEVICH RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908)
 Concerto for Trombone* 10:53  
7 Allegro vivace 2:42
8 Andante cantabile 3:25
9 Allegretto 4:43
 DMITRY SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
10  March of the Soviet Militia, Op. 139 1:30
  Allegretto  
   
premiere recording
 SERGEI PROKOFIEV
11  Anthem for Military Band, Op. 98 1:50
  (ed. James Gourlay)  
  Maestoso  
  premiere recording in this version  
 ARAM IL'YICH KHACHATURIAN (1903-1978)
 The Battle of Stalingrad, Op. 74a 28:22  
  Suite from the film by Vladimir Petrov  
  (ed. Robert Peel)  
  For large wind orchestra  
12 I The City on the Volga 2:03
13 II Invasion 2:51
14 III Stalingrad in flames 4:35
15 IV The enemy is doomed 7:06
16 V Into battle for the Motherland 2:46
17 VI Eternal fame to the heroes 3:18
18 VII Forward, to victory 3:53
19 VIII There is a cliff on the Volga 1:49
 Jacques Mauger trombone*
 Clark Rundell
  24 & 25 February 2003