Cereal Music playlist for 06/09/2014

Fernanda Douglas
Artist Title Album Label Link
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilych "The Seasons" Ruth Laredo, piano Nonesuch
Stravinsky, Igor "Le Baiser de la fée" Stravinsky conductor; Columbia Symphony Orchestra Columbia
Mussorgsky, Modest "Songs and Dances of Death" Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone; Yuri Temirkanov, conductor; St. Petersburg Philharmonic Warner Classics
Shostakovich, Dimitri "The Song of the Forests", Op. 81 Vladimir Ivanovsky (tenor), Ivan Petrov (bass), Moscow State Boys Choir, Yurlov Russian Choir, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Yurlov (conductor), USSR Symphony Orchestra, Konstantin Ivanov (conductor) Russian Disc

A look at songs and piano works by Tchaikovsky, which influenced Stravinsky's ballet, "Le Baiser de la fée". Then, vocal works by Mussourgsky that strongly influenced Shostakovich's 14th Symphony.