Symphony No. 2; Russia (Symphonic poem)

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Title: Symphony No. 2; Russia (Symphonic poem)
Otros títulos: Sinfonía N° 2, Rusia (Poema Sinfónico)
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Milli Alexeyevich Balakirev; Russian State Symphony Orchestra; Igor Golovschin
Código CDU: Bal.01
Forma Musical: Symphonies. Symphonic poems.
Abstract: Balakirev occupies an important if equivocal position in the history of Russian musicof the later part of the nineteenth century. He was bom in Nizhny-Novgorod in 1837 and had his first piano lessons from his mother, who later arranged some lessons for him with Alexander Dubuque, a pupil of John Reld. Through a later teacher, the German Karl Eisrich, he was introduced to the circle of Alexander Ulibishev, an enthusiastic amateur, author of books on Mozart and Beethoven and owner of a useful music library. At UlibTshev's house he was able to hear chamber music and occasionally orchestral works, the inspiration for his own early compositions. It was through the agency of this patron that Balakirev was able in 1855 to travel to St. Petersburg, where he met Glinka and other well known musicians and made his own debut as a pianist and composer. Supporting himself with difficulty by giving piano lessons and private performances, Balakirev managed to survive in St. Petersburg, where he mettwo ...


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1. Symphony No. ... -Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 10:24 7.132Mb Unknown Mp3
2. Symphony No. ... a con fuoco e energico.mp3 7:52 5.398Mb Unknown Mp3
3. Symphony No. 2 in D minor-Romanza-Andante.mp3 9:38 6.602Mb Unknown Mp3
4. Symphony No. 2 in D minor-Finale-Polonaise.mp3 9:12 6.312Mb Unknown Mp3
Symphony No. 2 in D minor-Completo.wav 36:58 373.0Mb WAV audio WAV
Russia, symphonic poem.wav 16:17 164.4Mb WAV audio WAV

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