Igor Markevitch

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    L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1: III. AdagiettoIgor Markevitch
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    9. CodaIgor Markevitch
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    10. ApotheosisIgor Markevitch
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    1. Birth of ApolloIgor Markevitch
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    2. Variation of Apolllo (Apollo and the Muses)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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