Karayev - Symphony No.3, etc | Naxos 8570720

Karayev - Symphony No.3, etc

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Label: Naxos

Cat No: 8570720

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 29th September 2008

Contents

Artists

Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Dmitry Yablonsky

Works

Karayev, Kara

Don Quixote
Leyla and Mejnun
Symphony no.3

Artists

Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Dmitry Yablonsky

About

KarayA pupil of Shostakovich, Kara Karayev had a highly expressive, individual style infused with the harmonies and melodic characteristics of the music of his native Azerbaijan.

Karayev’s 1964 Third Symphony combines elements of traditional Azerbaijani music, such as the five-hundred year-old ashug melody, with contemporary compositional techniques.

Leyla and Mejnun, one of Karayev’s most popular works, was inspired by the great twelfth-century Azerbaijani poet, Nizami, while Don Quixote is based on musical material for a film score.

This is the first time that these works have appeared on compact disc.

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