WEINBERG: Symphony No. 18; Trumpet Concerto – Balio, trumpet/ St. Petersburg Chamber Choir/ St. Petersburg State Sym. Orch./ Vladimir Lande – Naxos
Weinberg beautifully recorded and performed with passion.
MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG: Complete String Quartets – Quatuor Danel – CPO (6 CDs)
One of the great quartet cycles of the 20th century receives definitive performances.
WEINBERG: Symphony No. 17 “Memory” – Vienna Sym./ Vladimir Fedoseyev – Neos
Weinberg (Vainberg) is a Soviet composer in the Shostakovich style, but without the latter’s sarcastic humor.