Alfred Schnittke: Works for Violin (Tigran Shiganyan)

Alfred Schnittke: Works for Violin (Tigran Shiganyan)


Acclaimed Uzbek violinist Dr. Tigran Shiganyan performs collection of music for violin by Alfred Schnittke, one the most important composers of the 20th Century.

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This CD includes works for solo violin (À Paganini), two works for violin and piano (Sonata No. 1 and Stille Hacht), Stille Music for violin and cello, and two works for two violins – Moz-Art and Praeludium: In Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich. For this project Dr. Shiganyan is joined by other young talented Uzbek musicians:  pianist Iskander Zakirov, cellist Ildar Khuziakhmetov, and violinists Ordabek Duissen and Vladimir Dyo. Produced and engineered by Sergei Kvitko and recorded at Blue Griffin’s Studio The Ballroom.

Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano (1963)  19:31

1.    Andante 2:49

2.  Allegretto  5:50

3.   Largo 4:23

4.  Allegro scherzando. Largo 6:29

5.  Stille Musik for Violin and Cello (1979)  6:34

6. Stille Nacht for Violin and Piano (1978) 4:31

7.  À Paganini for Violin solo (1982)  15:49

8. Moz-Art for Two Violins (1976) 6:59

9. Praeludium: In Memoriam Dmitri Shostakovich for Two Violins (1975) 7:11

Tigran Shiganyan, violin (1-9), Iskander Zakirov, piano (1-4, 6),

Ildar Khuziakhmetov, cello (5), Ordabek Duissen, violin I (8), Vladimir Dyo, violin II (9)