3 CD / BBC Legends / 2011-09-27Works: Aram Khachaturian: Concert-Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra; Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Cello no 2 in G major, Op. 126; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Variations for Cello and Orchestra on a Rococ...
Performers: Rostropovich, Mstislav
Conductors: Hurst, George; Davis, Colin; Britten, Benjamin; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Rostropovich, Mstislav; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Considered one of the greatest cellists of the second half of the 20th century is the Russian musician and conductor, Mstislav Rostropovich. Collected here in...continue...
4 CD / BBC Legends / 2007-12-04Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Concerto for Violin no 1 in A minor, Op. 77; Concerto for Violin no 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 129; Eugène Ysaÿe: Amitié, poem, for 2 violins & orchestra (or piano), ...
Performers: Oistrakh, David [Conductor]; Oistrakh, Igor [Violin]
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Sargent, Malcolm; del Mar, Norman; Kondrashin, Kirill
Ensemble: ; Philharmonia Orchestra
"Oistrakh's technique is without question stellar and well-suited to the demands made on him by Shostakovich. But beyond technique and the mere execution of these...continue...
1 CD / BBC Legends / 2006-09-19Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Symphony no 8 in C minor, Op. 65
Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
The live stereo performance of Shostakovich's Symphony No.8 was never recorded commercially by Svetlanov and is therefore an addition to Svetlanov's discography. Shostakovich Symphony No.8...continue...