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Austere and Brooding

Weinberg
orchestral music -
heard by
GERALD FENECH

'... deserving of serious consideration.'

Mieczysław Weinberg: Orchestral Music, Volume Two. © 2015 Toccata Classics

Polish-born Moscow-based Mieczysław Weinberg (1919-1996) was one of the twentieth century's most prolific composers to come out of Eastern Europe. His output is profuse and covers practically every genre, but his predilection was always the sound of the symphony orchestra, and many of his pieces are indeed symphonic. During the first part of his career Weinberg concentrated more on writing symphonies, but either side of his fiftieth birthday, his creative concerns turned to opera, and his symphonic compositions became more widely spread. The Tenth Symphony appeared in 1968 and No 11 in 1970...

Copyright © 1 March 2016 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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WEINBERG: ORCHESTRAL MUSIC VOLUME TWO

MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

TOCCATA CLASSICS

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