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Echoes of Time. Shostakovich: Violin Concerto no.1 in A minor op.77, Lyrical Waltz (arr. T. Batiashvili). Kancheli: V & V. Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel*. Rachmaninoff: Vocalise*

Shostakovich’s harrowing First Violin Concerto is at the heart of a nuanced disc

Tuesday, 01 March 2011
Musicians
Lisa Batiashvili (violin) Hélène Grimaud (piano)* Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen
Composer
Shostakovich, Kancheli, Pärt, Rachmaninoff
Catalogue number
Deutsche Grammophon 477 9299
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