Artyomov: The Way to Olympus and other works

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Available 16 June, 2018
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Catalogue No: DDA 25171
EAN/UPC: 809730517129
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Release Date: June 2018
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Discs: 1
Total Playing Time: 70:36

Vyacheslav Artyomov is considered by many to be Russia’s greatest living composer. After the fall of the Soviet regime his music has travelled the world to great acclaim. It is deep, ultimately spiritual and brilliantly crafted, with influences from the Russian symphonic tradition colored by Mahler, Scriabin, Honegger and Messiaen to name a few – but melded into a unique voice.

The Divine Art Artyomov Retrospective continues with the magisterial symphony The Way to Olympus, chamber orchestral works and Preludes to Sonnets, Artyomov’s only solo piano work.

Recorded at the height of achievement of the major Soviet orchestras, conducted by major figures including the universally acclaimed Rozhdestvensky.

Track Listing

    Vyacheslav Artyomov (b.1940):

  1. Symphony: The Way to Olympus (33:18)
  2. Gurian Hymn (13:46)
  3. Preludes to Sonnets – I (2:59)
  4. Preludes to Sonnets – II. (2:01)
  5. Preludes to Sonnets – III. (4:45)
  6. Concert of the 13 – I. Andante – Allegro (1:37)
  7. Concert of the 13 – II. Moderato (3:56)
  8. Concert of the 13 – III. Allegretto (2:39)
  9. Concert of the 13 – IV. Lento – Allegro (5:07)