Pushkin Windows

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199B01Pushkin And Folk Tales19990607

With Gerard Mcburney.

Five brief glimpses through words and music into the rich imagination of RUSSIA's greatest poet Alexander Pushkin.

1: `Pushkin and Folk Tales'.

Folklore and traditional RUSSIAn tales inspired some of his most beguiling works.

With music from Rimsky-Koraskov's `The Golden Cockerel' and Shostakovich's cartoon film based on `The Tale of the Priest'.

199B02The Queen Of Spades19990608

With Gerard Mcburney.

Five brief glimpses through words and music into the rich imagination of RUSSIA's greatest poet Alexander Pushkin.

2: Pushkin the Dramatist.

Melodramatic moments from Pushkin's `The Queen of Spades' and his verse novel `Eugene Onegin'.

Music by Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.

199B0319990609

With Gerard Mcburney.

Five brief glimpses through words and music into the rich imagination of RUSSIA's greatest poet Alexander Pushkin.

3: Pushkin in Love.

Something of a Casanova, Pushkin in his succinct but intense romantic poetry has inspired music ranging from song settings by Glinka to cabaret numbers.

199B0419990610

With Gerard Mcburney.

Five brief glimpses through words and music into the rich imagination of RUSSIA's greatest poet Alexander Pushkin.

4: Magical Pushkin.

Pushkin conjures up a world of fantasy and magic in much of his writing - an atmosphere captured in music by Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov and Musorgsky.

199B0519990611

A final glimpse into the rich imagination of RUSSIA's greatest poet Alexander Pushkin.

5: Pushkin and Destiny.

At times prophetic in his writing, Pushkin was obsessed with fate and destiny.

Gerard Mcburney explores this aspect of Pushkin with music by Musorgsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich.