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HD-Vinyls 24/192 (Melodya) Johannes Brahms – Symphony No. 4 (Kondrashin)

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Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin was a Russian conductor.
He was born in Moscow to a family of orchestral musicians. Having spent many hours at rehearsals, he made a firm decision at the age of 14 to become a conductor. He studied at the Moscow Conservatory from 1931 to 1936 under the conductor Boris Khaykin. Kondrashin began conducting in the Young People’s Theatre in Moscow in 1931, continuing in the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre three years later. He conducted at the Maliy Opera Theatre in Leningrad from 1938 to 1942 and the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow from 1943. His performance of Shostakovich’s Symphony No.1 attracted the composer’s attention and led to the formation of a firm friendship. In 1947 he was awarded the Stalin Medal.

Composer: Johannes Brahms
Orchestra: USSR Radio And Television Large Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Kyrill Kondrashin
Vinyl 1976

Number of Discs: 1
Format: FLAC
Label: Melodya
DR-Analysis: DR 11
Size: 1.48 GB
Scan: yes
Server: FF
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