Pikaizen & I Oistrakh: Mozart Sinfonia Concertante K 364 + K 525 - Melodiya CM02953-54
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This lovely LP from Melodiya (CM02953-54, Russian pressing, red/black label, stereo) features David Oistrakh as conductor, here leading the soloists of the Moscow Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, in two captivating Mozart performances recorded in Moscow in 1971.
The exact contents are as follows:
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra in E-flat Major K. 364
Victor Pikaizen, violin
Igor Oistrakh, viola
Mozart: Serenade No. 13 in G Major K. 525 “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”
Both works are imbued with a vitality, sparkle and poetry that are unfailingly irresistible. The sound is first rate.
There are brief liner notes (uncredited) on the reverse side of the jacket, provided in Russian and English. The beautiful cover art is uncredited.