Mily Balakirev [1837 – 1910] : Symphony No 1 [reblog]

from Oannes *

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Ο Mily Balakirev υπήρξε ηγετική φυσιογνωμία της ρωσικής μουσικής του 19ου αιώνα, συγκεντρώνοντας γύρω του, εμψυχώνοντας και επηρεάζοντας καταλυτικά το στιλ ομοτέχνων του όπως οι [υπόλοιποι] της ομάδας των “5” και ο ίδιος ο Tchaikovsky.
Ακούμε το δεύτερο μέρος, Scherzo : Vivo, της Πρώτης του Συμφωνίας. Ο Evgeni Svetlanov διευθύνει τη Συμφωνική Ορχήστρα της ΕΣΣΔ.

Mily Balakirev was a leading figure of 19th century Russian music, gathering, encouraging and crucially influencing the style of his peers, including the [other members] of The Five, and Tchaikovsky himself.
We hear the second part, Scherzo : Vivo, from his Symphony No 1. The USSR Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Evgeni Svetlanov.


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