2016/09/21

CONCERTO GROSSO Nº1, DE SCHNITTKE



"... Schnittke completed his Concerto Grosso No. 1 in 1977. the work received its premiere performance that same year on March 21, with the Leningrad Chamber Orchestra under Eri Klas; the soloists for the occasion were violinists Gidon Kremer and Tatiana Gridenko, and Yuri Smirnov on the two keyboard instruments. The style of this composition seems to be one of pastiche. The composer has described the work as "a play of three spheres, the Baroque, the Modern and the banal" (the German word meaning the overly popular, with a tinge of the trite)..."

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