1 CD / Toccata / 2011-02-08Works: Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Sonata for violin & piano no 1, Op. 12; Sonata for violin solo no 1, Op. 82; Sonata for violin & piano no 4, Op. 39; Sonatina for violin & piano in D major, Op. 46
Performers: Csaanyi-Wills, Michael; Kalnits, Yuri
Mieczyslaw Weinberg, born in Warsaw in 1919, became a close friend of Shostakovich in Moscow after fleeing eastwards before the invading Nazis in 1939. His...continue...
1 CD / Toccata / 2008-10-14Works: Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Children's Songs, for voice & piano, Op. 13; Beyond the Border of Past Days, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 50; Rocking the Child, song cycle for voice & piano, Op. 110
Performers: Kalugina, Olga; Korostelyov, Dmitry; Nikolayeva, Svetlana
Like Shostakovich, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's literary interests were wide-ranging. His vast output includes 26 symphonies, 17 string quartets, and some 200 songs. The three song-cycles recorded...continue...