Yevgeni Mravinsky

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    Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47: II. AllegrettoYevgeni Mravinsky
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    "Petrushka, Ballet: III. Scene: At Moor's - The Moor's Room - Dance of the Ballerina - Waltz: The Ballerina and the Moor - PetrushkaYevgeni Mravinsky
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    "Petrushka, Ballet: I. Scene: Carnival Merrymakers - The Shrovetide Fair - Legerdemain Scene - Russian DanceYevgeni Mravinsky
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    Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 54: I. LargoYevgeni Mravinsky
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    Die Walküre : Act 3 The Ride of the ValkyriesYevgeni Mravinsky

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        Like so many Russian musicians, Mravinsky seemed first headed toward a career in the sciences. He studied biology at St. Petersburg University, but had to quit in 1920 after his father's death. To support himself, he signed on with the Imperial Ballet as a rehearsal pianist. In 1923, he finally enrolled in the Leningrad Conservatory, where he studied composition with Vladimir Shcherbachov and conducting with Alexander Gauk and Nikolai Malko. He graduated in 1931, and left his Im... Read more

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