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Mosolov: Symphony No. 5; Harp Concerto / Fleshman, Arnold, Moscow Symphony


Release Date: 12/04/2020 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8574102  
Composer:  Alexandr V. Mosolov
Performer:  Taylor Ann Fleshman
Conductor:  Arthur Arnold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Alexander Mosolov was one of the foremost composers of the Russian avant-garde during the1920s. His music was considered ‘a testament to the revolutionary spirit of his time’, but the legacy of his fame from that period now rests solely on The Iron Foundry. Soviet-era politics brought persecution and imprisonment, and these two recently rediscovered works were both composed after his ‘rehabilitation’. The Harp Concerto– a piece worthy of a place in the mainstream repertoire – is Mosolov’s ‘response’ to the concerto by his teacher Glière, and is heard here in its first complete performance. Coupled with the first recording of his final colorful Fifth Symphony, these are fascinating additions to the corpus of neglected Soviet-era Read more works. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony No. 5 by Alexandr V. Mosolov
Conductor:  Arthur Arnold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; Russia 
2.
Concerto for Harp by Alexandr V. Mosolov
Performer:  Taylor Ann Fleshman (Harp)
Conductor:  Arthur Arnold
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; Russia 

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