Shostakovich: Cello Concertos 1 & 2; Cello Sonata / Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; Shostakovich, piano
2 CD / Supraphon / 2013-07-30Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 1 in E flat major, Op. 107; Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126; Sonata for Cello and Piano in D minor, Op. 40
Performers: Rostropovich, Mstislav; Shostakovich, Dmitry
Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Gauk, Aleksandr
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; Prague Symphony Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, one of the greatest 20th-century cellists, studied composition with Dmitri Shostakovich. Their mutual respect soon grew into a close friendship that resulted in...continue...
Aram Khachaturian: Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto, Piano Concerto / Leonid Kogan, violin; Antonin Jemelik, piano
2 CD / Supraphon / 2013-01-29Works: Aram Khachaturian: Concerto for Violin in D minor; Concerto for Cello in E minor; Ode in Memory of Vladimir Ilich Lenin, for orchestra; Gayane, ballet suite; Garun Yerevan, song for voice & piano; Za...
Performers: Jemelík, Antonín; Khachaturian, Aram [Composer]; Knushevitsky, Svyatoslav; Kogan, Leonid
Conductors: Khachaturian, Aram; Gauk, Aleksandr
Soviet composer, conductor and spontaneous musician - the three faces of Aram Khachaturian
"I am firmly convinced that truly great music must in all its...continue...