Mieczyslaw Weinberg - Danelius Rubinas (double bass); Daniil Grishin (viola); Daniil Trifonov (piano); Gidon Kremer (violin);...
Track Listing
  1. Sonata for violin & piano No. 3, Op. 37
  2. Trio for violin, viola & cello, Op. 48
  3. Sonatina for violin & piano in D major, Op. 46
  4. Concertino for violin & string orchestra, Op. 42
  5. Symphony No. 10 in A minor, Op. 98

Latvian violinist Gidon Kremer has proven a near-infallible guide to the neglected music of the former Soviet bloc. In the case of Polish-born Soviet Jewish composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg, the revival was well underway even before Kremer came along, but this beautifully recorded two-disc set makes for a tasty sampler. Weinberg's career roughly paralleled that of Shostakovich, and he suffered the slings of history to an even greater degree than Shostakovich did. The influence went both ways: Shostakovich's embrace of Jewish ...

Mieczyslaw Weinberg 2014, ECM

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