Myaskovsky: Symphonies Nos. 15 & 27 - Russian Federation Academic Symphony Orchestra; Evgeny Svetlanov (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38
  2. Symphony No. 27 in C minor, Op. 85
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If you want a representative disc of symphonies by Soviet composer Nikolay Myaskovsky, conductor Evgeny Svetlanov should head up your shopping list. But since he has recorded all 27 of Myaskovsky's symphonies, choosing a single title can be difficult. This is as good a place to start as any. The Fifteenth, a four-movement work from 1934, is Social Realism at his most optimistic, with folk-song-like themes, brilliant orchestrations, and an easily graspable structure. The No. 27, a three-movement work from 1949, is much ...

Myaskovsky: Symphonies Nos. 15 & 27 2007, Alto

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