Михаил Иванович Глинка (Russian composer)

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Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Гли́нка; June 1 [O.S. May 20] 1804 – February 15 [O.S. February 3] 1857) was the first Russian composer to gain wide recognition within his own country, and is often regarded as the fountainhead of Russian classical music. Glinka's compositions were an important influence on future Russian composers, notably the members of The Five, who took Glinka's lead and produced a distinctive Russian style of music.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1987 Arensky: Piano Trio no. 1 in D minor, op. 32 / Glinka: Trio Pathétique in D minor Arensky, Glinka; Borodin Trio 1
1989 Alexander Nevsky / Lieutenant Kijé / Russlan & Ludmila (Overture) Prokofiev, Glinka; Chicago Symphony, Fritz Reiner 1
1991 A Life for the Tsar (Sofia National Opera Chorus & Orchestra feat. conductor: Emil Tchakarov) Михаил Иванович Глинка 1
1991 Suite: The Comedians Kabalevsky, Borodin, Glinka, Mussorgsky, Prokofiev, Rimsky-Korsakov; Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Wolfgang Sawallisch 1
1992 Viola Sonatas Glinka, Roslavets, Shostakovich; Bashmet, Muntian 1
1996 Ruslan and Lyudmila (Bolshoi Theater Orchestra & Chorus feat. conductor: Yuri Simonov) Михаил Иванович Глинка 1
1996 Ruslan and Lyudmila (Kirov Opera and Orchestra feat. conductor: Valery Gergiev) Михаил Иванович Глинка 1
1996 Shostakovich: Symphony no. 6 / Kodály: Dances of Galánta / Works by Weiner, Bartók, Kabalevsky, and Glinka Shostakovich, Kodály, Weiner, Bartók, Kabalevsky, Glinka; Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner 1
1999 Complete Piano Music, Volume 3 (feat. piano: Victor Ryabchikov) Михаил Иванович Глинка 1
2000 Ivan Susanin, A life for the Tsar (Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, feat. conductor: Alexander Melik-Pashayev, singers: Mikhailov, Spiller, Antonova, Nelepp) Михаил Иванович Глинка 2
2002 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Bach-Busoni: Toccata, Adagio and Fugue in C / Glinka-Balakirev: The Lark Mussorgsky, Bach-Busoni, Glinka-Balakirev; Evgeny Kissin 2
2006 Borodin: The Sixteen Songs / Glinka, Dargomyjsky, Balakirev: Songs Borodin, Glinka, Dargomyjsky, Balakirev; Pyotr Gluboky, Ilya Scheps, Yury Loyevsky 1
2008 Septet / Serenade / Grand Sextet Mikhail Glinka; Russian National Orchestra, Soloists Ensemble, Mikhail Pletnev 2
2014 Excursion Henry Eccles, Mikhail Glinka, Peter Tchaikovsky, Franz Anton Hoffmeister, Ernest Bloch, Arne Hellan; Erling Sunnarvik 1
Complete Piano Music, Volume 1 Михаил Иванович Глинка 1
Orchestral Works Михаил Иванович Глинка 1
Romeo und Julia / Dornröschen / Ruslan und Ludmilla Tschaikowsky, Glinka; The New Philharmonic Orchestra London, Laurence Siegel, Alfred Scholz 1
Symphony No.4, etc Tchaikovsky, Glinka; Evgeny Svetlanov, USSR Symphony Orchestra 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1995 Glinka & Sviridov Orchestral Works (Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Vladimir Fedoseyev) Compilation Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Михаил Иванович Глинка & Георгий Васильевич Свиридов 1
1999 Romantic Russia Compilation Borodin, Glinka, Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky; Sir Georg Solti 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 Disenchantment (Margarita Mamsirova feat. Piano: Marika Novikova) Михаил Иванович Глинка 1

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