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Schnittke: Concerto For Piano; Shostakovich: Piano Conerto / Israela Margalit, Donald Barra


Release Date: 06/16/2009 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4763226   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Alfred SchnittkeDmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Israela Margalit
Conductor:  Donald Barra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pianist Israela Margalit has long had a special connection with Russia: from writing and producing a television special, writing a play and, of course, playing the music. This album is a survey of 20th century Russian music. Pianist Israela Margalit has long had a special connection with Russia: from writing and producing a television special, writing a play and, of course, playing the music. This album is a survey of 20th century Russian music. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano and Strings by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Israela Margalit (Piano)
Conductor:  Donald Barra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1979; USSR 
2. Dolls' Dances (7) for Piano, Op. 91c by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Israela Margalit (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952-1962; USSR 
3. Fantastic Dances (3) for Piano, Op. 5 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Israela Margalit (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USSR 
4. Concerto for Piano no 1 in C minor, Op. 35 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Israela Margalit (Piano)
Conductor:  Donald Barra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USSR 

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