MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG (1919-1996): Sonatas for Solo Viola No. 1, Op. 107, No. 2, Op. 123, No. 3, Op. 135 and No. 4, Op. 136, Clarinet Sonata, Op. 28 (viola version), FYODOR DRUZHININ (1932-2007): Sonata for Solo Viola.
Catalogue Number: 03L093
Description: Weinberg's sonatas push viola technique to the limits and were written for the finest Soviet players: Druzhinin in 1971 (whose 1959 sonata is also here), Dmitri Shebalin (Borodin Qt., 1978) and Mikhail Tolpygo (solo violist of the USSR Symphony, 1983 and 1984). 2 CDs. Julia Rebekka Adler (viola), Jascha Nemtsov (piano).