The bells. The silver sleigh bells (6:34) ; The mellow wedding bells (9:17) ; The loud alarum bells (8:51) ; The mournful iron bells (10:20) Three Russian songs. See! a wooden bridge is jutting (3:17) ; Oh, my Johnny (4:27) ; Quickly, quickly, from my cheeks the powder off (3:43).
Phyllis Curtin, soprano ; George Shirley, tenor ; Michael Devlin, baritone (1st work) ; Temple University Choirs ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor; sung in English.
The first work a choral symphony. Words of the first work the Russian adaptation by Constantin Balmont of the poem by Edgar Allan Poe, in the English translation of Fanny Copeland. Words of the op. 41 songs translated by Kurt Schindler.