No. 3 was written in 1946 after, having escaped Nazi persecution, he was well settled in Moscow. Nos. 5 and 6 are later works, from 1956 and 1960, respectively. They constitute Weinberg at his very best. The Fugues date from 1983.
These are idiosyncratic Weinberg works, original, a bit melancholy, filled with great bursts of melodic counterpoint, motor impulse rhythms, the spice of modern harmonies and the grand sweep of greatness.
They are beautiful works, played with feeling and sensitivity by Ms. Franzetti. Highly recommended.
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