Myaskovsky: Cello Concerto / Cello Sonatas


Myaskovsky: Cello Concerto / Cello Sonatas

Marina Tarasova
Alexander Poleshaev

Catalogue Number: ALC 1075
Number of Discs: 1


“I am now quite convinced that [Tarasova] is one of the leading cellists of her generation. She has a tone as rich as the best Bordeaux, and the sheer intelligence of her playing, particularly in Myaskovsky’s frequent long-breathed cantabile passages, commands instant admiration: I knew within bars that I was in the presence of something special, for she really makes the instrument speak.”
—Martin Anderson, CD Review, 1994

***”Tarasova earns praise for the coupling, a strong musical personality and magnificent tone.”—Penguin Guide

Alto is pleased to return to international availability Marina Tarasova’s acclaimed recording of Nikolai Myaskovsky’s major works for the cello, originally released on Olympia and now available at an outstanding value price.

Nikolai Myaskovsky

Cello Sonata No.1 in D Major, Op.12

    • 1 – Adagio–Andante–(attacca) Allegro passionato

Cello Sonata No.2 in a minor, Op.81

  • 1 – Allegro moderato
  • 2 – Andante cantabile
  • 3 – Allegro con spirito
  • Alexander Polezhaev, cello

Cello Concerto in c minor, Op.66

    • 1 – Lento, ma non troppo
    • 2 – Allegro vivace

Marina Tarasova, cello
Yevgeny Samoilov / Moscow New Opera Orchestra

Originally released on Olympia
Produced for reissue by Paul Arden-Taylor

Additional information

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 12.2 × 13.5 × 2 cm


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