Mischa & Lily Maisky - 20th Century Classics

Album cover art for upc 028948372898
Label: DG
Catalog: 4837289
Format: CD

Mischa Maisky (cello), Lily Maisky (piano)

• This very personal album, dedicated to Mischa’s young son Mateo, features all new recordings with his daughter Lily Maisky (piano) • The album takes listeners on a captivating journey through works from the 20th century. Original compositions and arrangements for cello reveal the diversity of an event-filled age with a cellist whose mastery of the cantabile and dance-like qualities ofthe repertoire is breathtaking • Includes a second disc with a multi-track recording of Bachianas Brasileiras No.1 by Villa-Lobos, with Mischa playing all eight cello parts – a truly captivating interpretation • Also on the CD2, a world premiere recording: The fascinating cello concert by Benjamin Yusupov, a recording with the Lucerner Sinfonieorchester under the direction ifthe composer himself. • 20-page booklet with liner notes by musicologist Wolfgang Rathert (En/De), and a text by the composer Yusupov himself introducing his cello concerto (En).

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