Maximilian Steinberg (1883-1946): Passion Week, Op. 13; Rimsky-Korsakov: Chants for Holy Week / Cappella Romana; Lingas Oct11
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Maximilian Steinberg (1883-1946): Passion Week, Op...

Of the two works on this recording, the major one, by virtue of the quality of the composition coupled simply with the revelation of its existence, is Passion Week by Lithuanian born Russian composer Maximilian Steinberg (major, too, because the piece takes up three-quarters of the total time...

Fritz Brun: Symphony No. 4; Rhapsody for Orchestra / Moscow Symphony Orchestra; Adriano, conductor Sep09
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Fritz Brun: Symphony No. 4; Rhapsody for Orchestra...

If you’ve been following and collecting the splendid series of recordings being issued by Guild Records of the symphonies by Swiss composer Fritz Brun, you likely need little encouragement to acquire this most recent release beyond an awareness it exists. In this issue, Brun’s...

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Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev: De Profundis –...

Noted theologian, church historian, author and Archbishop, Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev is among the most performed Russian composers working today. Born in 1966, Hilarion Alfeyev studied at the Moscow State Conservatory. In 1987, he was ordained a priest, later to become an Archbishop, and...