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  1. Composer Guestbooks
    I just happened upon this Soviet/Russian composer by chance while scrolling down the K's on That site had a large number of pieces for listening/download but very little in the way of info (date, performers) for most of them. The music blew me away. One of the only...
  2. Off Topic Pub
    Like i said before, I was out of control alcoholic 10 years ago but I change to one or two beers like these, always tasty black ale, I love it, but never abuse and never drink each day, I hate routine drinking,there no fun in it these ares :Noire-brewed in Montreal by Brasseur du Monde a local...
  3. Classical Music Discussion
    Can anyone point me to even one of the Symphonies of Nicolei Myaskovsky that is an undeniable masterpiece?
  4. Classical Music Discussion
    Just thought I'd ask. Tchaikovsky's last 3 numbered symphoes and his Manfred Symphony have always been some of my favorite works. Granted, I know many Russian Composers felt Tchaikovsky's Symphonis lacked that Russian nationalism flare at the time, but I can still hear some in his works...
  5. Classical Music Discussion
    Several sources mentions the spiritual dinasty of the greatest Russian composers - Stravinsky, Shostakovich and Schnittke. What follows them, what is the leading Russian composer after Schnittke? Maybe there is good overview of Russian contemporary classical music?
  6. Orchestral Music
    Really interesting music from Soviet Russia, but in the period following Shostakovich and into the 1980s and 1990s. I've been listening to some of his early symphonies, and finding them quite interesting and enjoyable. One I've been especially listening to is Symphony 3, where at a certain...
  7. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    So who are your top Five (5) 19th Century Russian Composers? The Era of rich Russian Romantic music. About excluding or including bi-century composers: I probably extend the 19th century to 1910. If a composer works are mainly before 1910 I consider him, if not he's excluded. You can vote up...
  8. Classical Music Discussion Polls
    Choose your most favorite Russian composer. Hopefully this poll isn't disappointing! It's really hard for me to choose. I like many of them and I'm currently under influence of Mussorgsky, Borodin, Ivanov and Rachmaninov ... but my avatar says who to vote :)
  9. Keyboard Instruments
    Download on iTunes: Oclassica presents a new album by the acclaimed pianist Denis Burstein - Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No.1 / Lokshin: Prelude and Theme with Variations for Piano. These two piano works by two Russian genius composers were recorded live. The names of...
  10. Musicians
    Great performance of Russian classical Music
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