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Gubaidulina: The Lyre of Orpheus*, The Canticle of the Sun†

Persuasively played recordings of two expressive contemporary masterpieces

Thursday, 26 April 2012
Musicians
Gidon Kremer* (violin) Nicolas Alstaedt†, Marta Sudraba* (cello) Kremerata Baltica*, Andrei Pushkarev†, Rihards Zalupe† (percussion) Rostislav Krimer† (celeste) Riga Chamber Choir Kamer/Maris Sirmais†
Composer
Gubaidulina
Catalogue number
ECM 476 4662
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