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Weinberg: Trumpet Concerto - Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 / Nelsons, Hardenberger, Gewandhausorchester


Release Date: 07/31/2020 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 20494  
Composer:  Mieczyslaw WeinbergPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Håkan Hardenberger
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Number of Discs: 1 
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Mieczyslaw Weinberg's Trumpet Concerto op. 94 was composed in his most productive creative phase and premiered in Moscow on 6 January 1968. Shostakovich once described it as a "symphony for trumpet and orchestra" - no wonder, since it showcases the whole variety of Weinberg's compositions: from the bitingly humorous first and sumptuously colorfully orchestrated second movement to the wonderfully collage-like finale, fabulously interpreted by Hakan Hardenberger to celebrate the composer’s 100th anniversary. After the Sixth and Fifth Symphonies, Andris Nelsons and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig add Tchaikovsky’s Fourth to their
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Trumpet, Op. 94 by Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Performer:  Håkan Hardenberger (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966-1967; USSR 
2.
Symphony no 4 in F minor, Op. 36 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Andris Nelsons
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 

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