1926, vol. 8: Glazunov, Villa-Lobos, Janáček

In 1926 Alexander Glazunov, who turned 61 years old that year, composed the last two works he would write for the piano: the Prelude and Fugue in E Minor, and the Idyll in F-Sharp Minor. The Idyll in particular shows us a glimpse of the mastery of Glazunov’s younger days, but by 1926 he was decades past the time of his greatest creative abilities. […] Click here to continue reading a transcript of this podcast.

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Glazunov, Idyll in F-Sharp Minor
Glazunov, Prelude and Fugue in E Minor
Villa-Lobos, Choros nos. 4, 6, and 10
Villa-Lobos, Rudepoêma and Cirandas
Villa-Lobos, Três Poemas Indígenas
Janáček, Řikadla
Janáček, Capriccio for Piano, Flute, and Brass Sextet
Janáček, Sinfonietta
Janáček, Sinfonietta
Janáček, Violin Concerto
Janáček, Violin Concerto
Janáček, Glagolitic Mass

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