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Track(s) taken from CDA66855
Recording details: October 1995
Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Paul Spicer
Engineered by Ken Blair
Release date: May 1996
Total duration: 11 minutes 47 seconds

Prelude and Fugue in E minor
composer
1926

Prelude  [3'12]
Fugue  [8'35]

Introduction  EnglishFrançaisDeutsch
Finally we have the Prelude and Fugue in E minor which was written in 1926 and, like the earlier Op 62, was also later arranged for organ. It is dedicated to Leonid Nikolayev, a friend of Glazunov and also Shostakovich’s piano professor at the St Petersburg Conservatory. There is a great confidence in the musical material which, like the Idylle, Op 103, written in the same year, is surprising considering Glazunov’s poor health and general difficulties at the time.

from notes by Stephen Coombs © 1996

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