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Alfred Schnittke – Concerto Grosso No. 1

Alfred Schnittke – Concerto Grosso No. 1

– Composer: Alfred Schnittke (24 November 1934 — 3 August 1998)
– Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
– Conductor: Heinrich Schiff
– Soloists: Gidon Kremer (violin), Tatiana Grindenko (violin), Yuri Smirnov (harpsichord), Yuri Smirnov (prepared piano)
– Year of recording: 1988

Concerto Grosso No. 1, for 2 violins, harpsichord, prepared piano and 21 strings, written in 1977.

00:00 – I. Preludio. Andante
05:01 – II. Toccata. Allegro
09:27 – III. Recitativo. Lento
16:22 – IV. Cadenza. [without tempo indication]
18:54 – V. Rondo. Agitato
26:00 – VI. Postludio. Andante – Allegro – Andante

Malcolm D B Munro
Saturday 26 August, 2017


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