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Moisey Weinberg's
Symphonies 5 and 10 -
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GEOFF PEARCE

'... this music truly speaks with the language of our time.'

Moisey Weinberg: Symphonies Nos 5, 10. © 2014 Melodya

I have heard a little of this composer before and was aware that he was one of the 'greats' to come out of the USSR (although born in Poland). Moisey Weinberg (1919-1996) wrote twenty-two symphonies and they are finally gaining some of the recognition they richly deserve.

On this recording we hear two historic recordings of superb symphonies played by their dedicatees. The performances are riveting...

Copyright © 24 May 2015 Geoff Pearce,
Sydney, Australia

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MOISEY WEINBERG: SYMPHONIES 5 AND 10

MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

POLAND

RUSSIA

MOSCOW

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