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concert Evgeny Svetlanov conducts Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR

State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR

Evgeny Svetlanov conducts Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR

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Composed ten years after the First, Rachmaninoff’s hauntingly beautiful Second Symphony was written with trepidation after the abject failure of its forerunner, yet its premiere in St. Petersburg with the composer at the baton proved to be an enormous success. Here the legendary Russian maestro Evgeny Svetlanov leads a vivid performance of the symphony, captured here on archival footage.

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Cast

  • State Symphony Orchestra of the USSR
  • Evgeny Svetlanov | Conductor

Program

  • Sergei Rachmaninov, Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
    • 1. Largo — Allegro moderato
    • 2. Allegro molto
    • 3. Adagio
    • 4. Allegro vivace

Details

  • Duration: 49 min
  • Production: © Evgeny Svetlanov Foundation
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