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Wydawnictwo: Onyx
Nr katalogowy: ONYX 4237
Nośnik: 1 CD
Data wydania: sierpień 2023
EAN: 880040423720
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Epoka muzyczna: 20 wiek do 1960
Obszar (język): polski
Instrumenty: wiolonczela, skrzypce
Rodzaj: koncert, rapsodia, symfonia

Weinberg: Works for Chamber Orchestra

Onyx - ONYX 4237
Wen-Sinn Young cello
Tassilo Probst, violin
Jewish Chamber Orchestra Munich / Daniel Grossmann
Nagrody i rekomendacje
Gramophone Editor's Choice
Concertino for cello and string orchestra Op.43
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Rhapsody on Moldovan Themes Op.47/3
Symphony No.7 for harpsichord and string orchestra Op.81
Polish composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg was born in Warsaw in 1913. His father worked in the Yiddish Theatre as a violinist. The young composer would also work in this theatre as a pianist, and the music of the Eastern European Jews would form an indelible influence on his music. As would the tragic events that overtook his family in the Holocaust. His parents and his sister were murdered in the Trawniki concentration camp by the Nazis. Weinberg had fled Poland for Minsk, and then to Tashkent, finally settling in Moscow where he lived until his death in 1996. Even there he was never free from persecution. Shadowed by the KGB, accused by the Soviet Composers Union for ‘formalistic tendencies’, he lived a life under constant fear of arrest, and psychological pressure. He was finally arrested in early 1953, and it was only the tyrant Stalin’s death in March that year that saved him from a longer term. He was released after several week incarceration.

This album provides the perfect introduction to this important 20th century composer who worked with some of the big names of the USSR, David Oistrakh, Rudolf Barshai (the dedicatee of the 7th Symphony) to name just two. The Concertino for cello and strings is shot through with an emotional charge clearly associated with the harrowing experience of the murder in 1948 of his actor/director father-in-law by the KGB, an event that heralded the beginning of his own persecution by the authorities.

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