Shostakovich: Complete Songs Vol 5 - Famous Vocal Cycles

Release Date: 2/1/2005
Label: Delos
Catalog Number: DE 3317
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
This newest volume from Delos features many of the performers who have gained global acclaim for the previous installments: Marianna Tarassova, Konstantin Pluzhnikov and Fyodor Kuznetsov. Famous Cycles Five contains the 'From Jewish Folk Poetry' series and 'Suite to Words by Michelangelo Buonarroti' and illustrates the evocative and moving themes that would impact the composer all his life: suffering, parting and loss. This critical newest installment, like the previous offerings, will be the focus of a major global publicity and marketing campaign.
Works on This Recording
1. From Jewish folk poetry, Op. 79 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Marianna Tarasova (Mezzo Soprano), Svetlana Sumacheva (Soprano), Konstantin Pluzhnikov (Tenor), Yuri Serov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1948 ; USSR
2. Suite on Poems of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Op. 145 by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer: Fyodor Kuznetsov (Bass), Yuri Serov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1974 ; USSR
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