Encounters and Partings

Encounters and Partings

Encounters and Partings

Encounters and PartingsEncounters and Partings Encounters and Partings offers a unique program of Music from Soviet Life that features 17 selections of seldom-heard works from the Soviet era, including folk and novelty pieces, film-score excerpts, dances, and even an example of Russian big-band jazz. The composers represented here include Dunayevsky, Frenkel, Blanter, Shostakovich, and Miaskov, and only three of these tracks have been recorded before by a balalaika orchestra anywhere.