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    Discredited, gravely ill and with his career in tatters, poor Myaskovsky toiled relentlessly (in his rather sparse apartment) for his final few years. He finished his final symphony and quartet and died at home, aged 69, shortly after. Such a shame! As for this quartet, the first movement...
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    In case you don't know who Myaskovsky is: Myaskovsky is a Soviet Russian composer who is considered the "Father of Soviet Symphony" after his 27 symphonies. He wrote numerous other works included seven string quartets. He was the professor of composition at Moscow Conservatory from 1921 till he...
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    I just read Myaskovsky's Wikipedia entry and found that Glenn Gould admired his First Piano Sonata in D Minor. I have searched some on Amazon and can't find the 1st - though there are others, 2, & 3. Anybody know an available recording of this work that doesn't cost $59 (or more)? And, opinions...
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