COMPOSERS: Gyorgy Sviridov
ALBUM TITLE: Sviridov
WORKS: Romances and Songs after Alexander Blok; Cast off Russia
PERFORMER: Obraztsova (mezzo), Sviridov (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: MEL CD 10 02420 (1980/83)
A 1980 radio recital of this distinguished 20th century Russian composer playing his own songs, sung by Obraztsova, his ideal interpreter, with power and passion that outweigh some overblown tone.
Michael Scott Rohan