Mussorgsky

Artur Rodziński (conductor): The Complete Columbia Album Collection (Sony Classical)

Sony’s second Rodziński box fills a significant gap from his Cleveland years [JH]

Bella Adamova (contralto) There is home (Supraphon)

A superb recital of art songs, all of which perfectly suit her crystal-clear voice [SA]

LOpera de Paris Malibran CDRG215

The Paris Opera 1900-1960 (Malibran Music)

Ten very well-filled discs documenting six glorious decades at the Paris Opera [RMo]

Mussorgsky Stokowski Cleveland Knussen DG 4576462

Mussorgsky: Stokowski Symphonic Transcriptions (Deutsche Grammophon)

(Déjà Review) A fine new recording of Stokowski’s vividly orchestrated responses to Mussorgsky’s music [CT]

Mussorgsky Boris Godunov Opus Arte OA1376D DVD

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (Opus Arte)

Sir Bryn Terfel triumphs in Mussorgsky’s original vision of his conscience-stricken Tsar [PCG]

Mussorgsky Rachmaninov Temirkanov Warner 2564 62050-2

Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death (Warner Classics)

(Déjà Review) Anyone who wants this particular coupling need not hesitate [GF]

Mussorgsky Pictures Kuchar Naxos 8.555924

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (Naxos)

(Déjà Review) Commitment … involvement … a feeling of wonder [SA]

Mussorgsky: Symphonic Transcriptions by Stokowski (Deutsche Grammophon)

(Déjà Review) A fine new recording of Stokowski’s vividly orchestrated responses to Mussorgsky’s music [CT]