The Last Century
Mieczyslaw Weinberg – 6. Works for solo strings
This is the sixth of a series of programs on the Russian composer – of Polish-Jewish descent – Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919-1996). Each episode features a different aspect of his vast oeuvre. Today it is three works for solo strings.
Sonata for Violin No. 2, Op. 95. Gidon Kremer, violin
Sonata for viola No. 2, Op. 123. Viacheslav Dinerchtein, viola
Sonata for double bass, Op. 108. Nabil Shehata, double bass
From Preludes for cello, Op. 100 – Nos. 8-9. Marina Tarasova, cello