Igor Markevitch
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Cherubini: Requiem Mass No. 2, Symphony No. 6 and Médée album art

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Le Sacre du printemps : I. L'adoration de la Terre
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Messa da Requiem, Messa da Requiem: I. Requiem. Kyrie
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La battaglia di Legnano, La battaglia di Legnano: Overture
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Giovanna d'Arco, Giovanna d'Arco: Overture
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Kolibel'naya pesnya (Cradle Song) (orch. I. Markevitch), Cradle Song (Arr. I. Markevitch)

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Igor Markevitch

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Igor Markevitch was a leading conductor, known for brilliant performances, especially of twentieth century music. He was also a composer who attracted some interest in his own day. His parents left Kiev when he was two years old. Markevitch was brought up in Vevey, Switzerland. He took piano lessons from his father and then with Paul Loyonnet and also started to compose. The pianist Alfred Cortot saw some of his piano compositions and recommended that the boy study in Paris. In ... Read more

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