Arensky

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Anton Arensky (1861-1906)
“He will be soon forgotten”
In his Memoirs, Rimsky-Korsakov was decidedly unkind to his student Anton Arensky. He accused him of having been an alcoholic and gamblers, and that his death by consumption was the final and just result. “By the nature of his talents
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Anton Arensky
Anton Stepanovich Arensky (1861-1906), born in Novgorod 160 years ago, never considered himself a musical rebel. He was not particularly interested in musical folklore or Russian musical identity, but rather combined his native musical influences with a much more cosmopolitan
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By Life Tormented
Anton Arensky: 3 Vocal Quartets
In Russian literary circles, and indeed in many other parts of the world, Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet (1820-1892) is considered to be “among the best lyricists of Russian literature.” A critic wrote, “Such lyrical insight into the very core of human
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“Flower of Jasmine, so fair!”
Anton Arensky (1861-1906) could not be considered a musical rebel by any stretch of the imagination. Perceived to lack a distinctive personal style, Rimsky-Korsakov famously said, “in his youth Arensky did not escape some influence from me; later the influence
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Arensky: Chamber Music – Piano Quintet / String Quartet No. 2 / Piano Trio No. 1
Piano Quintet in D Major, Op. 51 III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace From Arensky: Chamber Music – Piano Quintet / String Quartet No. 2 / Piano Trio No. 1 (2015) Released by Naxos Arensky: Piano Quintet in D Major, Op. 51
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Anton Arensky
Anton Stepanovich Arensky (1861 – 1906) was a Russian composer of Romantic classical music, a pianist and a professor of music. Little known today, Arensky was one of the brightest stars of the late nineteenth century music scene. Born in
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