Buried Treasure: Lithuania

Listening Guide

The Work


JUOZAS NAUJALIS – The Dream
Vilnius String Quartet


MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS – In the Forest
The USSR Radio & Television Sym orch
Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor








MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS – Piano Pieces
1 – HUMORESQUE, VL 162
2 – PRELUDE, VL 164
3 – PRELUDE,VL 169
4 – NOCTURNE, VL 178
5 – IMPROMPTU,VL 181
6 – NOCTURNE, VL 183
7 – MAZURKA, VL 234

Muza Rubackyté, piano


JUOZAS GRUODIS – String Quartet in D
Vilnius String Quartet


BALIS DVARIONAS – Festive Overture
USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra
Balis Dvarionas, conductor


ABELIS KLENITSKIS – Sinfonietta for Chamber Orchestra
1 – Prelude
2 – Theme with variations
3 – Finale

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Society Chamber Orch.


ANTANAS RACIUNAS – Symphony No. 6
1 – Allegro rusticamente
2 – Mosaic. Lento. Allegro
3 – Andante. Allegro

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym. Orch.
Yuonas Domarkas, conductor


VYTAUTAS BACEVICIUS – Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra
Aidas Puodziukas, piano
Lithuanian State Sym Orch
Martynas Staškus, conductor


VYTAUTAS BACEVICIUS – Symphony No. 6 “Cosmique”
Lithuanian State Sym orch
Vytautas Lukocius, conductor


VYTAUTAS BACEVICIUS – Poem Electronique, Op. 16
Lithuanian State Sym Orch
Vytautas Lukocius, conductor




JERONIMAS KACINSKAS – String Quartet No. 4
Vilnius String Quartet




JONAS NABAZAS – String Quartet No. 2
1 – Andante cantabile
2 – Andante
3 – Allegro giocoso

Vilnius String Quartet


STASIS VAINIUNAS – Rhapsody on Lithuanian Themes for Violin and Orchestra
Alexander Livont, violin
USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra
Abelis Klenitskis, conductor



JULIUS JUZELIUNAS – Symphony No.3 for Orchestra, Soloists & Choir (“Man’s Lyre”)
Words by E. Miezelaitis
1 – Lyre. Andante Quieto
2 – Man. Allegro Energico
3 – Thoughts. Allegro Grazioso
4 – Hands. Grave

Yu. Yakushev
Moscow Radio Greate Choir & Symphony Orch.
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor


EDUARDAS BALSYS – Dramatic Frescoes
Raimundas Katilis, violin
Laris Lobkova, piano
Lithuanian National Symphony Orch.
Juozas Domarkas, conductor






EDUARDAS BALSYS – Egle, Queen of the Grass-snakes: 5 fragments
A transcription for violin & piano of 5 episodes
From Balsys’ ballet:
1 – Little Asp – Mischief maker
2 – Lament
3 – Tiny Fishes
4 – Mermaid
5 – Welcoming March

Raimundas Katilis, violin
Laris Lobkova, piano




EDUARDAS BALSYS – Portraits for Symphony Orchestra
1 – Ciurlionis
2 – Gruodis
3 – Simkus

Lithuanian State Philharmonic
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


JUSTINAS BASINSKAS – “Bell” Symphony
1 – Andante
2 – Vivace
3 – Adagio
4 – Allegro molto

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


BENJAMINAS GORBULSKIS – Concerto-Fantasia for Oboe & Symphony Orchestra
Y. Rimas, oboe
Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch.
Juonas Domarkas, conductor


VYTAUTAS KLOVA – Concerto No. 2 for Cello & Orchestra
Valentinas Kaplunas, cello
Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


VYTAUTAS LAURUSAS – Madrigale Strumentale
Vytautas Sondeckis, cello
Algirdas Budrys, clarinet
Petras Geniušas, piano


VYTAUTAS BARKAUSKAS – Sun, Op. 69
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor






VYTAUTAS BARKAUSKAS – Symphony No. 5, Op. 81
Lithuanian National Symphony Orch.
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor


RYMVIADUS ZIGAITIS – Youth Overture
Lithuanian State Phil.Sym Orch, Juozas Domarkas, cond.










FELIKSAS BAJORAS – Symphony No.2 (“Stalactites”)
1 – Tatra Mountains
2 – Castles
3 – Our Guide
4 – Macocha
5 – Lidice
6 – Vysehrad
7 – Jewish Cemetary
8 – Prague
9 – Departure (Russian Tanks)

St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra
Donatus Katkus, conductor


VYTAUTAS MONTVILA – Lithuanian Poems
1 – Gothic Poem
2 – Chorale
3 – Festive Poem

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


OSVALDAS BALAKAUSKAS – Catharsis for Electronic Cello & Ensemble
I. Kucinskas, electronic cello
Lithuanian State Phil. Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor




OSVALDAS BALAKAUSKAS – Symphony No. 4
1 – Octa
2 – Hendeca
3 – Deca

Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


ANATOLIJUS ŠENDEROVAS – Sonata in C for Cello & Percussion
I. Kuchinskas, cello
Z. Zhilionis, percussion


ANATOLIJUS ŠENDEROVAS – Symphony No. 2
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
S. Sondetskis, conductor


ONUTE NARBUTAITE – Metabole
Lithuanian National Sym Orch
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor




ONUTE NARBUTAITE – Tres Dei Matris Symphoniae
1 – Introitus
2 – Symphonia prima: Angelus Domini
3 – Symphonia secunda: Bethleem

Kaunas State Choir; Aidija Chamber Choir
Lithuanian National Sym Orch
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor

One Response to “Buried Treasure: Lithuania”

  1. martin Says:

    Did I hear that correctly: Lithuania a Balcan country? Baltic much rather. Northeners, great prople, much worse weather. Otherwise spot on. Congrats.

Leave a Reply