Cereal Music playlist for 07/09/2013

Jess Li
Artist Title Album Label Link
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai Scheherazade Minneapolis and London symphony orchestras, conducted by Antal Dorati.
Chen Gang and He Zhanhao, The Butterfly Lovers’ Violin Concerto Shanghai Conservatory of Music, featuring Yu Lina on the violin
Prokofiev, Sergei Egyptian Nights Russian State Symphony Orchestra & Valery Polyansky
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai Night on Bare Mountain
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai Sadko
Rachmoninoff, Sergei Prince Rostislav
Rachmoninoff, Sergei Isle of the Dead
Prokofiev, Sergei Autumnal Sketch

One of a few playlists exploring the symphonic poetry of Russia of the turn of the 20th century. This particular program focuses on the theme of orientalism in the music of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and his contemporaries/followers.