Unrepentant Bourgeois

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Mravinsky Night A portrait of Mravinsky the man and artist.

Stephen Johnson travels to Mravinsky's home town of St Petersburg to talk to the people who knew him, including the conductors widow, Alexandra Mikhailovna Valina Mravinsky and members of Mravinsky's Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra.

Followed by: Mussorgsky: Dawn on the Moscow River - Prelude to Act 1 'Khovanshchina' Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yevgeny Mravinsky (Recorded in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire February 21st 1965).