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...
1 CD / Toccata / 2007-05-08Works: Mily Balakirev: Grand Fantaisie on Russian Folksongs, for piano & orchestra, Op. 4; Russian Folksongs (30), song transcriptions for piano 4 hands; Anonymous, Russian: Dormition of the Mother of God (...
Performers: Banowetz, Joseph; Chan, Alton; Kalugina, Olga; Kolgatin, Pavel; Nikolayeva, Svetlana
Conductors: Krimets, Konstantin
Mily Balakirev (1837-1910)-the leader of the group of Russian composers known as "the Mighty Handful"-was influenced by folksong from the start of his career. His...continue...