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Music for cello
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GERALD FENECH

'Jamie Walton exudes warm and committed performances ...'

Jamie Walton - Glazunov, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky. © 2015 Signum Records

The Russian Cello and Orchestra genre has a rich and varied history, but strangely, it has never attained the popularity, say, of the symphonic or operatic repertoire, which remain to this day the mainstays of Russia's musical heritage. This timely disc focuses precisely on three important such works by three of Russia's most eminent composers: Glazunov, Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev.

Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) was born in a well-to-do family, where the mother was an excellent pianist. The boy started to display his exceptional musical gifts at a very early age, surprising his compositional teacher Rimsky-Korsakov no end...

Copyright © 21 October 2015 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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JAMIE WALTON - GLAZUNOV, PROKOFIEV AND TCHAIKOVSKY

JAMIE WALTON

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

ALEXANDER GLAZUNOV

SERGEI PROKOFIEV

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

CELLO MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

RUSSIA

SIGNUM CLASSICS

CADOGAN HALL

LONDON

UNITED KINGDOM

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