Soviet Composer Alfred Schnittke Born On This Day in 1934 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet composer Alfred Schnittke was born on this day in 1934

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Alfred Schnittke Death

Soviet composer Alfred Schnittke was born on this day in 1934.

A prolific composer, his output included 9 symphonies, 6 concerti grossi, 3 operas, 3 ballets, 4 violin concertos, 4 piano concertos, 2 cello concertos, 3 viola concertos, 2 violin sonatas and 4 string quartets.

Schnittke was buried, with state honours, at the Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow alongside many prominent Russian composers – including Dmitri Shostakovich.

 

VC ARTIST AUGUSTIN HADELICH & CHALES OWEN | SCHNITTKE VIOLIN SONATA NO. 1 | 2017

 

Schnittke: Violin Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 |CD|

Gidon Kremer, violin

Christoph Eschenbach & Chamber Orchestra of Europe

Release Date: November 1, 1994

Teldec


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