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Biography:
Genres: Classical/Opera

Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov (, ''Aleksandr Konstantinovi─Ź Glazunov''; ; ; - ) was a Russian composer of the late Russian Romantic period, music teacher and conductor. He served as director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory between 1905 and 1928 and was also instrumental in the reorganization of the institute into the Petrograd Conservatory, then the Leningrad Conservatory, following the Bolshevik Revolution. He continued heading the Conservatory until 1930, though he had left the Soviet Union in 1928 and did not return. The best known student under his tenure during the early Soviet years was Dmitri Shostakovich. Glazunov was significant in that he successfully reconciled nationa...

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Albums:

Naxos November 2014 New Release Sampler

Les Vendredis (Complete)

Mahler, Glazunov & Franck: Works For Piano Qu…

The American Bandmasters Association Commemor…

Tchaikovsky & Glazunov: Violin Concertos

Colours Of Spring: Classical Music To Brighte…

Russian Chamber Music For Wind Instruments, V…

Classical Music For A New Season: Summer

It Is Written In The Stars: Classical Music F…

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