"In the steppes of Central Asia" is a short symphonic miniature created by Alexander Borodin (1833 - 1887) in 1880 that takes us to the Asian desert with a caravan joined by Russian military troops.
Here is the full Svetlanov recording:
Have you ever said something like “I would love to get into classical music, but I don’t know where to start”? Or “I always listen to the same old recordings I know”? Well the Pizzicato Ost is the place for you.
Leo Jivetsky, former Artistic Administrator of the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow, and Program director of the Russian National Orchestra shares his insights on music he is passionate about.