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Recording of the Week – The Complete Symphonies of Glazunov

Alexander Glazunov  (1865 – 1936)is a transitional figure in Russian music coming between between the lush romanticism of Tchaikovsky and the more spare and edgy music of Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Shostakovitch. His eight symphonies show considerable growth in style and fluency. In addition to his compositions he was the director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory…

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