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« on: November 05, 2011, 08:15:41 am »

given its apparent excessive familiarity . . .


Of course I've heard it hundreds of times, without ever knowing what it was?! Smiley  Even though I don't have a tv.

The brass theme that comes in at 1:01 was used by the main TV News ("Vremya") in Russia for years and years as the main "intro" music.  In fact as I only knew it in that context, I imagined it had been specially written for that use...  I'm pleased to find that a decent composer was behind it!  Wikipedia informs us that it was also used at the Vancouver Olympics, at which occasion Gergiev conducted it.

Sviridov's reputation has rather vanished behind that of his more illustrious contemporaries (DSCH, Schnittke etc) - he seems due for a fairer assessment, perhaps?  We performed his "Music For A Chamber Orchestra" a couple of years ago.
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