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19971026

Sergei Mikhailovich Liapunov was commised by the Geographical Society to collect folk songs from many parts of Russia. He worked this material into several compositions, including the Solemn Overture on Russian Themes, written in 1896. At the same time, Alexander Scriabin was composing his only Piano Concerto, which he premiered at under the baton of Vasili Safonov in 1898. Alexei Lubimov (piano), Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev.

19971026

Sergei Mikhailovich Liapunov was commised by the Geographical Society to collect folk songs from many parts of Russia. He worked this material into several compositions, including the Solemn Overture on Russian Themes, written in 1896. At the same time, Alexander Scriabin was composing his only Piano Concerto, which he premiered at under the baton of Vasili Safonov in 1898. Alexei Lubimov (piano), Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev.