Symphony No. 1 in E minor

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dc.contributor.other Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov es
dc.contributor.other Choo Hoey es
dc.contributor.other Singapore Symphony Orchestra es
dc.coverage.spatial Singapore es
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-09T22:59:34Z
dc.date.available 1984
dc.date.available 2013-09-09T22:59:34Z
dc.date.copyright 1984
dc.date.issued 2013-09-09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/3971
dc.description.abstract A Russian composer of orchestral works and operas influenced by Caucasian and Georgian folk music, Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov was born with the simple Ivanov as his last name. He later added his mother's maiden name to distinguish himself from a music critic with a similar surname. He formed his aesthetic in the 1880s under the influence of Rimsky-Korsakov, Balakirev, and Russian folk music, and his style never changed much even though he lived and worked into the 1930s. He was a capable yet rarely individual composer, a sort of Glazunov with a more highly developed interest in ethnic music (part of which probably came under state "encouragement" after the Revolution). Ippolitov-Ivanov entered the St. Petersburg Conservatory in 1875, studying under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and graduated in 1882. That year he became conductor of the symphony orchestra and director of the music school in Tiflis (later Tbilisi), Georgia, in the region of the Caucasus mountains. During his 11 years there he became enamored of the area's folk music, which colored his own works with quasi-Oriental melodies and rhythms. A recommendation from Tchaikovsky obtained Ippolitov-Ivanov a post as composition professor at the Moscow Conservatory from 1893 to 1906; in the latter year he began serving as the institution's director. His star pupil at the conservatory was Reinhold Glière. Ippolitov-Ivanov also served as conductor of the Russian Choral Society from 1895 to 1901 (but most of his major choral works postdate that tenure), and of the Mamontova Opera in Moscow from 1899 to 1906. After his 1922 retirement from the Moscow Conservatory, Ippolitov-Ivanov spent 1924-1925 reorganizing the Georgian State Conservatory, formerly the Tbilisi School. In 1925 he returned to Moscow to become the principal conductor at the Bolshoi Theater. He oversaw the premieres of a number of Rimsky-Korsakov's operas, including The Tsar's Bride, and he supervised an important revival of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. In 1931 he also completed Mussorgsky's unfinished opera Marriage. Ippolitov-Ivanov's 11 years in the Caucasus led to the lifelong interest in Georgian folk music that inspired several of his orchestral compositions, including two suites of Caucasian Sketches (the first being the composer's only lasting hold on the concert hall, thanks to its "Procession of the Sardar"), an Armenian Rhapsody (1909), and the symphonic poem after a verse by Mikhail Lermontov, Mtsyri ("The Novice," 1922). His folk music interests extended well to the west, as well; he wrote orchestral suites on Catalan and Finnish themes. He also composed string quartets, a violin sonata, and a symphony, but most of his orchestral works were highly programmatic, the subjects careening from On the Volga (1910) to Episodes in the Life of Schubert (1929) and Year 1917. These pieces were seldom performed after the mid-twentieth century, even in the Soviet Union; likewise, his seven operas did not remain popular. So far, Ippolitov-Ivanov seems doomed to be a one-hit composer. © James Reel, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents Symphony No. 1 in E minor Op. 46 ; a. Adagio (Allegro risoluto), b. Scherzo : Allegro, c. Elegia : Larghetto, d. Finalle : Allegro moderato-- Turkish fragments Op. 62 ; a. Caravan, b. At Rest, c. Night, d. Festival-- Turkish march Op. 55-- es
dc.format.extent 54:93min es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (54 min.,93 seg) : Stereo 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en_US es
dc.rights Uninorte F.m Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc 13653994 es
dc.subject.lcsh Symphonies, Orchestral music, Marches (Orchestra) es
dc.title Symphony No. 1 in E minor es
dc.title.alternative Turkish Fragments es
dc.title.alternative Turkish March es
dc.language.rfc3066 eng es
dc.rights.holder Hong Kong Records Co. Ltd. es
dc.subject.cdu Ippol.01 es


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