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Alfred Schnittke

Alfred Schnittke born November 24, 1934 in the town Engels in USSR; died August 3, 1998 in Hamburg) — was a Russian composer, pianist, theoretician of music and educator. His music is derived from various traditions: Russian (Dmitri Shostakovich, Igor Stravinsky), German (Gustav Mahler, Alban Berg), and American (Charles Ives).

Among other things he composed nine symphonies (the last one unfinished), six concerti grossi, four violin concertos, three piano, two cello, a double concerto (for violin, viola, and cello), four string quartets, and three operas.

Similar Bands: Sofia Gubaidulina, Krzysztof Penderecki, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Ives

Psalms of Repentance
1999

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2 Votes
Symphony No. 8
1994

4.3
2 Votes
String Quartet No. 4
1989

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2 Votes
Piano Sonata No. 1
1988

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2 Votes
String Quartet No. 3
1983

4.5
4 Votes
String Quartet No. 2
1981

4.4
8 Votes
Gogol Suite
1980

4.3
2 Votes
Concerto for Piano and Strings
1979

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Requiem
1975

3.8
2 Votes
Symphony No. 1
1974

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6 Votes
String Quartet No. 1
1966

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5 Votes

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