Welcome to Hyperion Records, an independent British classical label devoted to presenting high-quality recordings of music of all styles and from all periods from the twelfth century to the twenty-first.
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from notes by Pauline Fairclough © 2006
extrait des notes rédigées par Pauline Fairclough © 2006
aus dem Begleittext von Pauline Fairclough © 2006
Deutsch: Elke Hockings
|Shostakovich & Kabalevsky: Cello Sonatas|
A troika of Russian greats: masterpieces and makeweights from Shostakovich, Prokofiev and Kabalevsky. Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen navigate the unsettling ambiguities of this music with unerring precision.» More
|Shostakovich & Schnittke: Cello Sonatas|
‘It is done with trememdous drama and conviction and a dynamic range that will challenge your ears and speakers’ (American Record Guide)
‘Schnittke is Shostakovich’s successor in life, art and on this CD. Gerhardt and Osborne play the finale of the older composer’s sonata with a beautif ...» More