Sviridov performs his own choral works with Obraztsova

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COMPOSERS: Gyorgy Sviridov
LABELS: Melodiya
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)  

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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.

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Michael Scott Rohan