The Last Century
Music by 20th-century composers: Mieczyslaw Weinberg – II. Works for cello (and orchestra).
This is the second part of a series of broadcasts about Russian composer – of Polish Jewish descent – Mieczyslaw Weinberg. Each episode focuses on a different aspect of his large oeuvre. Today, we will hear a number of works for cello (and orchestra).
- Fantasy for cello and orchestra, Op. 52. Pieter Wispelwey, cello; Les Métamorphoses led by by Raphaël Feye
- Concerto for cello and orchestra in C minor, Op. 43. Mstislav Rostropovich, cello; USSR Symphony Orchestra led by by Gennady Rozhdestvensky From 24 Preludes
- For solo cello, op. 100 no. 1-6. Marina Tarasova, cello.