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  • V5025

    Shostakovich: Violin Concertos nos.1 & 2


    The Strad Issue: January 2006Musicians: Sergei Khachatryan (violin) French National Orchestra, Kurt Masur (conductor)Composer: ShostakovichAnd still they come. Recordings of Shostakovich’s claustrophobically forbidding First Concerto continue to emerge at a dizzying pace that currently shows no sign of abating. Although collectors should on no account miss hearing ...