Kakhidze conducts Musorgsky and Tchaikovsky

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COMPOSERS: Modest Musorgsky,Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
LABELS: CuGate Classics
ALBUM TITLE: Musorgsky • Tchaikovsky
WORKS: Musorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (orch Ravel); Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos 4 & 5; Capriccio Italien
PERFORMER: Tbilisi Symphony/Jansug Kakhidze
CATALOGUE NO: CuGate Classics CGC 002-2 (1997)


The Musorgsky is idiosyncratic, with percussive effects added in some movements. Fluid, exciting accounts of the two Tchaikovsky symphonies but with muffled sound.


Erik Levi