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Cello Sonatas

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Catalogue number093.176.000
Release date2007-03-08
Discs1
Orig. sample rate44100Hz

Echo Klassik 2007 Award.

Composed in 1934, almost concurrent the Congress of Soviet Writers declaration of "Socialist Realism" as the only acceptable mode for Soviet artistic production, the Cello Sonata gives proof of Shostakovich's struggle to maintain his intellectual integrity, which made him such a model for later generations - as he was for Mieczyslaw "Moisse" Weinberg and Boris Tchaikovsky, both of whom died in February 1996. Shostakovich maintained both of them, his composition pupil Tchaikovsky as well as his indirect pupil Weinberg, to be extraordinarily talented. This CD is a special contribution to the 100th anniversary of Shostakovich's birthday in 2006, and at the same time a remembrance of Weinberg's and Tchaikovsky's deaths ten years ago.
 
 
 
  Composer: Weinberg, Mieczyslaw
  Sonata No.2 for Cello and Piano 21:02
01 Moderato 06:05 $ 1.10 USD
02 Andante 08:39 $ 1.56 USD
03 Allegro 06:18 $ 1.13 USD
 
 
  Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
  Sonata for Cello and Piano 28:34
04 Allegro non troppo - Largo 12:15 $ 2.21 USD
05 Allegro 03:14 $ 0.58 USD
06 Largo 08:53 $ 1.60 USD
07 Allegro 04:12 $ 0.76 USD
 
 
  Composer: Tchaikovsky, Boris
  Cello Sonata 21:48
08 Allegro non troppo 08:42 $ 1.57 USD
09 Largo 06:19 $ 1.14 USD
10 Andante - Allegretto 06:47 $ 1.22 USD
 
  Album total 71:24
ComposerShostakovich, Dmitri
Tchaikovsky, Boris
Weinberg, Mieczyslaw
CelloMoser, Johannes
PianoRivinius, Paul

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