TANEYEV: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4 – Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra/ Thomas Sanderling – Naxos

July 7, 2010
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TANEYEV: Symphonies Nos. 2 and 4 –  Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra/ Thomas Sanderling – Naxos 8.572067. 78:22. ****:
Sergey Ivanovich Taneyev (1856-1915) entered the Moscow Conservatory at the tender age of 9, studied composition with Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and graduated ten years later as the first student to win the Gold Medal in both composition and performing (piano). He was both a friend and severe critic of Tchaikovsky’s compositions. “I know you are absolutely sincere an…

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