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Alfred Schnittke

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Alfred Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke has been played on NTS in shows including Tafelmusik w/ Francesco Fusaro, featured first on 15 August 2017. Songs played include Violin Concerto, Piano Quintet and Sonata No. 1 For Violin And Chamber Orchestra.

Alfred Garrievich Schnittke (Russian: Альфред Гарриевич Шнитке; born November 24, 1934 in Engels, USSR; died August 3, 1998 in Hamburg) was a soviet composer, pianist, theoretician of music and educator. His music is derived from various traditions: Russian (Dmitri Shostakovich, Igor Stravinsky), Germanic (Gustav Mahler, Alban Berg), and American (Charles Ives).

On his mother’s side he was of Volga German and Roman Catholic extraction, on his father’s side he…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Violin Concerto
Philip Glass, Alfred Schnittke, Gidon Kremer, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph Von Dohnányi
Deutsche Grammophon1993
Violin Concerto
Philip Glass, Alfred Schnittke, Gidon Kremer, Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph Von DohnányiDeutsche Grammophon1993
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Piano Quintet
Schnittke, 1999 AFCM Ensemble
Naxos2000
Piano Quintet
Schnittke, 1999 AFCM EnsembleNaxos2000
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Sonata No. 1 For Violin And Chamber Orchestra
Schnittke, Mark Lubotsky, Irina Schnittke, Orchester-Akademie Hamburg, Elmar Lampson
Sony Classical1993
Sonata No. 1 For Violin And Chamber Orchestra
Schnittke, Mark Lubotsky, Irina Schnittke, Orchester-Akademie Hamburg, Elmar LampsonSony Classical1993
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Piano Quintet
Alfred Schnittke, The Lark Quartet
Arabesque Recordings1998
Piano Quintet
Alfred Schnittke, The Lark QuartetArabesque Recordings1998
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