Classical music targets the adult only audience



I have argued before that classical music's new audience is grey haired. So it is good to see Melodiya agreeing and giving their new set of Tikhon Khrennikov's symphonies and concertos a 16+ rating.


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Antoine Leboyer said…
Best for 2015.

Speaking of neglected composers, have you heard symphonic works by Heino Heller.

Recommended and how great is this to hear a unique voice.

Best, Antoine
JMW said…
It's wonderful to see and hear Khrennikov's music get a fair outing, despite his checkered reputation. I think a collection so encompassing should have more than afair amount of historical value beyond whatever musical value it offers. Thank you for alerting us to this recording.

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