The Russian composer no-one seems to knowmain
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
There is no clear western perception of Nikolai Myaskovsky. We think we know Prokofiev and Shostakovich, whether through their music or through their Stalin ordeals. But their senior contemporary barely flickers on our radar even though Stravinsky, among others, held him in high regard.
In a fairly undramatic life, Miaskovsky simply got on with writing …
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