Contemporary Music

thu 8 jan 2009 12:00 

The Concertzender 25: Music of 1983.
In 1983 Russian composer Alfred Schnittke wrote two important works: his third string quartet and the Faust Cantata. In this special episode of Contemporary Music you will hear both pieces.

Alfred Schnittke.
1. String Quartet No. 3.
Borodin Quartet.
Virgin Classics VC 7 91436
2. Seid nüchtern und wachet (Faust Cantata).
Inger Blom, mezzo-soprano. Mikael Bellini, countertenor. Louis Devos, tenor. Ulrik Cold, bass. Malmö Symphony Chorus, Malmö Symphony Orchestra conducted by James DePriest.
BIS CD 437