Well, this cd is getting pricy, and I hope my giving five stars to it won't make its price even higher.
I basically bought it for Stokowski's arrangement of Boris Godunov. I heard this many years ago. This is a masterpiece. There are some other performances from Stokowski's arrangement under other conductors, but, no, they can't match his conducting. Stokowski was an expert of Russian music, and I think this CD does justice to him. The only thing missing here is his arrangement of Khovanshchina (available only in a DECCA set). There is also an interesting symphonic arrangement of Boris Gudunov - though shorter - by SHostakovich (conducted by Gergiev). The remastering is pretty good.