Mieczysław Weinberg: a complete guide to the composer’s life and music

To mark Mieczysław Weinberg’s centenary, David Fanning explores the ever-growing catalogue of the Russian composer’s extraordinary and underappreciated music

Twenty-five years ago, bedridden, with only 14 months to live, Weinberg celebrated his 75th birthday. The Russian musical world, however, did not. Concert life in post-Soviet Russia was in poor shape – one wry observer commented that .....

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