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Russian Chamber Works


Release Date: 10/24/2000 
Label:  Russian Treasure   Catalog #: 310182  
Composer:  Mikhail GlinkaAlexander BorodinPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Number of Discs: 1 
Length:  1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Look at the artists on this wonderful disc. Here is even more information. The three artists in the Borodin, Dmitry Tsyganov, Vasily Shirinsky and Sergey Shirinsky were all original members of the Beethoven Quartet founded in 1923 at the Moscow Conservatory. They premiered most of the Quartets by Shostakovich. Look at the artists on this wonderful disc. Here is even more information. The three artists in the Borodin, Dmitry Tsyganov, Vasily Shirinsky and Sergey Shirinsky were all original members of the Beethoven Quartet founded in 1923 at the Moscow Conservatory. They premiered most of the Quartets by Shostakovich. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Gran sestetto originale for Piano and Strings in E flat major by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Alexis Nasedkin (Piano), Rustem Gabdullin (Double bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Shostakovich Qt
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Milan, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1948 
2.
Grand Trio for 2 Violins and Cello in G major [2 movements] by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Dmitry Tsyganov (Violin), Vasily Shirinsky (Violin), Sergey Shirinsky (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1862; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1957 
3.
Sextet for Strings in D major, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Rudolf Barshai (Viola), Elizaveta Gilels (Violin), Genrikh Talalyan (Viola),
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Svyatoslav Knushevitsky (Cello), Leonid Kogan (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890/1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1957 

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