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As Glasnost makes itself felt in the final years of the Soviet Union, Russian composers forge their own path in the face of political turmoil. With Donald Macleod.

As Glasnost makes itself felt in the final years of the Soviet Union, Russian composers forge their own path in the face of political turmoil. For many, emigration beckons. For others, a determination to find a new Russian voice for the post-Soviet era. Donald Macleod is joined by Russian music historian Marina Frolova-Walker.

Sofia Gubaidulina: Silenzio 1
Geir Draugsvoll (bayan)
Geir Inge Lotsberg (violin)
Øyvind Gimse (cello)

Elena Firsova: Forest Walks, Op 36 (1st movement)
Studio New Music Moscow
Ekaterina Kichigina (soprano)
Igor Dronov (conductor)

Yuri Kasparov: Devil's Trills
Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble

Nikolai Korndorf: Yarilo
Ivan Sokolov (piano).

1 hour

Last on

Fri 17 Nov 2017 12:00

Music Played

  • Sofia Gubaidulina

    Silenzio 1

    Performer: Geir Draugsvoll. Performer: Geir Inge Lotsberg. Performer: Øyvind Gimse.
    • KAPUSTIN, N.: 8 Concert Etudes / 24 Preludes (Gordeladze).
    • NAXOS.
    • 2.
  • Elena Olegovna Firsova

    Forest Walks (1st movement)

    Ensemble: Moscow Studio For New Music. Singer: Ekaterina Kichigina. Conductor: Igor Dronov.
    • Elena Firsova: The Mandelstam Cantatas.
    • MDC.
    • 1.
  • Yuri Kasparov

    Devil's Trills

    Ensemble: Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble.
    • Moscow Contempoary Music Ensemble.
    • MK 417036.
    • 1.
  • Nikolaj Korndorf

    Yarilo

    Performer: Ivan Sokolov.
    • Nikolai Korndorf An Introduction To Nikolai Korndorf.
    • MEGADISC.
    • 6.

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