Whispers of Titans: Henryk Górecki (1933-2010): Genesis I: Elements; Nikolai Korndorf (1947-2001): In Honour of Alfred Schnittke (AGSCH), String Trio / Goeyvaerts String Trio
1 CD / Challenge / 2016-05-06Works: Henryk Mikolaj Górecki: Genesis 1; Nikolai Korndorf: In Honour of Alfred Schnittke (AGSCH), for violin, viola & cello
Ensemble: Goeyvaerts String Trio
This "meeting of titans" features Górecki's String Trio (1962), a rarely-recorded and performed work, alongside Korndorf 's String Trio (1986), a masterpiece of personal minimalism....continue...
Recording information: Groáer Lindensaal, Markkleeberg, Germany (2013-04-09_2013-04-11&2015-)....continue...
Nikolai Korndorf: Complete Music for Cello - concerto capriccioso; Triptych; Passacaglia / Alexander Ivashkin, cello; Anya Alexeyev, piano
1 CD / Toccata Classics / 2012-10-30Works: Nikolai Korndorf: Concerto capriccioso, for cello, strings & percussion; Triptych, for cello & piano; Passacaglia for cello solo
Performers: Alexeyev, Anya; Ivashkin, Alexander
Conductors: Krimets, Konstantin
Ensemble: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra of Moscow
Russian composer Korndorf (1947 - 2001) was a larger-than-life character and wrote music that was similarly expansive and urgent. His 3 works for solo cello...continue...