MIECZYSŁAW WEINBERG (1919-1996): Sonatas for Solo Viola No. 1, Op. 107, No. 2, Op. 123, No. 3, Op. 135 and No. 4, Op. 136.
Catalogue Number: 09V050
Label: Solo Musica
Reference: SM 310
Description: Weinberg's sonatas push viola technique to the limits and were written for the finest Soviet players: Fyodor 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. Vyacheslav Dinerchtein (viola).