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“[E]xcellent recordings… [T]he single largest chapter in Svetlanov’s gargantuan-ambitious ‘Russian Symphonic Anthology’.”— MusicWeb Internetional Russian conductor Evgeny Svetlanov recorded the complete symphonies of Myaskovsky late in his career. These sessions were among his most critically acclaimed, and the initial individual…Continue Reading

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Brendel’s pianism is neither personal nor impersonal. That is its uncanny achievement.—Leon Weiseltier Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel rose rapidly to international prominence through recordings made in the 19050s and ’60s for Vox, Turnabout, and Vanguard Classics. Many of these recordings,…Continue Reading

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Alto returns to international availability podium giant Evgeny Mravinsky‘s titanic recording of Shostakovich’s anguished aural portrait of the Soviet Union at war.