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Shostakovich: Violin Sonata, Viola Sonata / Kagan, Bashmet, Richter

Shostakovich / Bashmet / Kagan / Richter
Release Date: 01/08/2013 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002020   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Oleg KaganSviatoslav RichterYuri Bashmet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This disc features two of Shostakovich’s chamber opuses performed by two of the best musicians of the 1980s: Oleg Kagan and Yuri Bashmet. Behind the piano is the great Sviatoslav Richter, who was involved in the premiere of the violin sonata in 1968 and performed the viola sonata with Bashmet more than 30 times. This disc features two of Shostakovich’s chamber opuses performed by two of the best musicians of the 1980s: Oleg Kagan and Yuri Bashmet. Behind the piano is the great Sviatoslav Richter, who was involved in the premiere of the violin sonata in 1968 and performed the viola sonata with Bashmet more than 30 times. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 134 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Oleg Kagan (Violin), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USSR 
2. Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1975; USSR 

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