Soviet composers

March 10 2015

Onno van Rijen’s longstanding page on the composers of the USSR. The work lists are fascinating. Everyone is covered, from Gliere to the now fashionable Weinberg and from Khachaturian to Shchedrin.

Alexander Mosolov, Soldiers’ Songs, c 1958? Marching song – Song of the native land – The song of the young horseman. Conductor Vitaly Gnutov, orchestra not stated.

One Response to “Soviet composers”

  1. davidderrick Says:

    Here is the Mosolov used in propaganda for the Russians in eastern Ukraine, the “Donbass”, or valley of the Donets, a tributary of the Don:

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