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thu 1 dec 2022 12:00 

Mieczyslaw Weinberg – 4. Works for wind instruments

This is the 4th part of a series of broadcasts about the Russian composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996). He was of Polish/Jewish descent. Each episode highlights a different aspect of his extensive oeuvre. Today, we will listen to the works that celebrate wind instruments. 


Mieczyslaw Weinberg

  1. Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra, Op. 104.
    Urban Claesson, clarinet; Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Thord Svedlund
  2. Concerto for trumpet and orchestra in B-flat major, Op. 94.
    Andrew Balio, trumpet; St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Lande
  3. from 12 Miniatures for flute and piano, Op. 29 – no. 1-5.
    Henrik Wiese, flute; Elisaveta Blumina, piano
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