MOSCOW, July 31. /TASS/. Music record company “Melodiya” released a collection of the author’s recordings of the composer Dmitri Shostakovich. About it the correspondent of TASS on Wednesday said the press service of the company.
“The proposed meeting is a unique collection of sound recordings, recorded for posterity the game is brilliant Soviet composer, — said the press service. Concerts, chamber ensembles and vocal cycles of Shostakovich recorded with the participation of the greatest musicians of the XX century, Daniil Shafran, Nina dorliac, Zara Dolukhanova, Alexei Maslennikov, Maxim Shostakovich and the Beethoven Quartet”.
The set bonus — “home” recording of violin Sonata, performed by the author and David Oistrakh. Of interest to audiophiles, I believe the press service of the cause and the Tenth Symphony arranged for piano four hands, written in the ensemble with the composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg.
The digital edition is already available in iTunes, Apple’s Music and other services.
Dmitry Shostakovich, a distinguished Russian composer, a classic of world music culture of the 20th century, pianist, people’s artist of USSR, laureate of Lenin and six State prizes of the USSR. The author of 15 symphonies, 15 string quartets. His music has been performed in the besieged Leningrad. Created the Opera “the Nose”, “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk district”, the ballets “the Golden age”, “the Bright stream”, “Bolt”, the music for productions of dramatic theater, films “hamlet,” “King Lear”. In 1995, the Charity Fund of Yuri Bashmet established the prize named after Dmitry Shostakovich. By decision of UNESCO in 1996 — the year of the 90th anniversary of the composer’s birthday — was declared the Year of Shostakovich.
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