Mieczysław Weinberg – Recommended Recordings

CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION (6/6/18)

 

Piano Quintet & Quartet no. 8, Borodin String Quartet, M. Weinberg (piano),
Melodiya 1001998

Pretty much regardless of your preferences (orchestra, vocal, chamber), this should be your first listen-stop on your Weinberg tour of discovery. Some of the greatest Soviet artists and the composer himself giving their best in two of Weinberg’s finest works. Unmissable.

Symphonies

Symphonies nos. 1 & 7, Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund,
Chandos 5078

Symphony no. 3, Suite no. 4 from The Golden Key, Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund,
Chandos 5089

Symphony no. 5, Sinfonietta no. 1, National Polish RSO Katowice, Gabriel Chmura, Chandos 10128

Symphony no. 6, Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes, St.Petersburg State SO, Vladimir Lande, Naxos 8.572779

Symphony no. 8 “Polish Flowers”, Warsaw PO & Choir, Antoni Wit et al., Naxos 8.572873

Symphonies nos. 4 & 6, Moscow PO, Kirill Kondrashin, Melodiya 1000986 (oop)

Symphonies nos. 7 & 12, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai & USSR TV & Radio SO, Maxim Shostakovich, Olympia (oop) or Symphony 12 & Flute Concerto, Russia Disc (oop)

Symphonies nos. 14 & 16, National Polish RSO Katowice, Gabriel Chmura, Chandos 10334

 

Weinberg, Symphony no.19 et al.

Symphony no. 19 “The Bright May”, Banners of Piece, St.Petersburg State SO, Vladimir Lande, Naxos 8.572752

 

Symphony no. 4, Violin Concerto, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin, Leonid Kogan (violin), Olympia 622 (nla, but watch for a reissue)

 

 

Violin Concerto, (+ N. Mayaskovsky Violin Concerto), Ilya Grubert, Dmitry Yablonsky, Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Naxos 8.557194

Weinberg & Myaskovsky, Violin Concertos

Concertino for violin and string orchestra (+ Violin Concertos by J. Conus & A. Arensky), Artist (violin), Conductor Name, Orchestra,
Naxos 8.572631

Chamber Symphonies nos. 1 & 4, Umea SO, Thord Svedlund, Alto / Musical Concepts 1036

Symphony no. 2, Chamber Symphony no. 2, Umea SO, Thord Svedlund,
Alto / Musical Concepts 1037 (oop)
or
Chamber Symphonies nos. 3 & 4, Umea Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thord Svedlund,
Chandos 5146

Chamber Symphonies nos. 1, 3, & 4, Misha Rachlevsky, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, Claves 9811

Fantasia for Cello and Orchestra, Concertos nos. 1 & 2 for Flute and Orchestra, Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra, Anders Jonhäll (flute), Urban Claesson (clarinet), Claes Gunnarsson (cello), Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund, Chandos 5064

Chamber Music

Piano Quintet; Sonata for Clarinet and Piano; Jewish Songs after Shmuel Halkin, RCA Red Seal 87769

Cello Sonatas nos. 1 & 2 (with Boris Tchaikovsky’s Cello Sonata), Alla Vasilieva (cello) & M. Weinberg (piano), Russian Disc 11026

Violin Sonatas nos. 1 & 4; Sonatina; Sonata for Solo Violin no. 1, Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills, Toccata Classics 0007

Violin Sonatas nos. 2 & 5; Sonatina; Sonata for Solo Violin no. 2, Moldavian Rhapsody op.47, Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csányi-Wills, Toccata Classics 00??

Complete Music for Solo Cello, Josef Feigelson,  vol.1, Naxos 8.572280 & vol. 2, Naxos 8.572281


Complete Sonatas for Viola Solo (with Fyodor Drzuhinin, Sonata for Viola Solo), Julia Rebekka Adler & Jascha Nemtsov, Neos 11008/09



Complete String Quartets nos. 1-17, Quatuor Danel, CPO 777 913
(also available individually on:
Quartets nos. 1, 3, & 10; Aria; Capriccio, CPO 777 566,
Quartets nos. 4 & 16, CPO 777 313,
Quartets nos. 7, 11, & 1, CPO 777 392,
Quartets nos. 2, 12, & 17, CPO 777 587,
Quartets nos. 6, 8, & 15, CPO 777 393,
Quartets nos. 5, 9, & 14, CPO 777 394)

Complete Piano Works, vols. 1–3, Grand Piano GP 603; GP 607; GP 610



Children’s Notebooks, Sonata No.1, Elisaveta Blumina, cpo 777 517

 

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