Myaskovsky’s Symphonies Nos 16, 17, 21, 22, 25 & 27

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COMPOSERS: Myaskovsky
LABELS: Melodiya
ALBUM TITLE: Myaskovsky
WORKS: Symphonies Nos 16, 17, 21, 22, 25 & 27
PERFORMER: USSR State Symphony Orchestra/Svetlanov, Ivanov
CATALOGUE NO: MEL CD 10 02268 (1950-92)  

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Fascinating compilation of later symphonies by a hugely significant Soviet composer. The best orchestral playing by far features in 1950s recordings of the 16th and 21st, despite primitive sound.  

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Erik Levi