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Alexander Glazunov (composer)


Who is Alexander Glazunov?

Alexander Glazunov: Alexander Konstantinovich 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.

  • also known as Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov; Александр Константинович Глазунов; Aleksandr Glazunov; Alexander Glazunov - 1865-1936; A. Glazunov; Alexander Glasunov; Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich
  • born on (149 years ago) in Saint Petersburg
  • nationality: Russia
  • profession: Music pedagogue, conductor
  • died on (78 years ago) in Neuilly-sur-Seine
  • genres: Ballet, Chamber music, Ballet
  • albums: "Raymonda, Op. 57: Music From the Ballet", "The Seasons (feat. Minnesota Orch, Edo De Waart)", "Orchestral Works, Volume 8: The Seasons / Scenes de Ballet / Scenes Dansante", "Symphony No. 5 / The Seasons (Royal Scottish National Orchestra feat. conductor: José Serebrier)", "Stenka Razin (Moscow Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Konstantin Krimets)", "Symphonies (USSR Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Evgeni Svetlanov)", "5 Novelettes / Quartet no. 5", "Symphonies (complete) / Cantatas / Famous Ballet Music / Violin Concerto", "The Seasons (L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande feat. Ernest Answermet)", "The Complete Solo Piano Music, Volume 1", "The Complete Symphony Collection", "Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 126 / Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile / Glazunov: Chant du ménestrel (Boston Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Seiji Osawa, cello and Berliner Philharmoniker feat. conductor: Mstislav Rostropovich)", "Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1 / Glazunov: Choponiana", "Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 / Glazunov: Violin Concerto / Tchaikovsky: Meditation (Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Mariss Jansons, violin: Nikolaj Znaider)", "Khachaturian: Spartacus and Gayaneh / Glazunov: Autumn from The Seasons", "Spartacus / Gayaneh / The Seasons", "Kalinnikov: Symphony No. 1 / Glazunov: The Sea, Op. 28 / Spring, Op. 34", "BBC Music, Volume 16, Number 3: Glazunov: Symphony No. 5 / Borodin / Tchaikovsky (BBC Philharmonic feat. conductor: Vassily Sinaisky)", "Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 / Glazunov: Symphony No. 5 (Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Evgeny Mravinsky)", "Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker / Glazunov: Les Sylphides", "Violin Concertos (Berliner Philharmoniker feat. violin: Maxim Vengerov)", "Orchestral Works, Volume 14: Piano Concertos Nos 1 and 2", "Glazunov / Kabalevsky: Violin Concertos", "Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 3 / Solo Piano Music / Glazunov: The Seasons", "The Romantic Piano Concerto, Volume 13: Glazunov: Piano Concerto no. 1 in F minor / Piano Concerto no. 2 in B major / Goedicke: Concertstück, op. 11", "Glazunov: Violin Concerto / Dvořák: Violin Concerto / Romance, op. 11", "Russian Violin Concertos", "Scheherazade / Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky / The Seasons", "Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty / Glazunov: The Seasons", "Violin Concertos", "The Seasons, op. 67 / Violin Concerto, op. 82", "Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade / Glazunov: Stenka Razin", "BBC Music, Volume 18, Number 6: Piano Masterpieces, including Sonata No. 2", "Orchestral Works, Volume 9: Finnish Fantasy / Finnish Sketches / Karelian Legend / Ouverture solennelle", "Suite Caractèristique / Le Chant du Destin / Préludes", "Glazunov: Suites: From the Middle Ages / Scènes de ballet / Lyadov: A Musical Snuffbox", "Orchestral Works Including The 8 Symphonies", "Stenka Razin / The Sea / Spring / Middle Ages Suite", "Concertos pour violon", "Kabalevsky: Cello Concerto no. 2, op. 77 / Khachaturian: Cello Concerto / Glazunov: Chant du Ménestrel, op. 71", "Great Violinists: Heifetz", "Orchestral Works, Volume 12: Symphonies 3 & 9", "Orchestral Works, Volume 1: Raymonda (Complete Ballet)", "The Sea / Oriental Rhapsody / Ballade / Cortège Solonnel", "Carnaval / Spring / Salome / Waltzes", "Chopiniana", "Orchestral Works, Volume 13: Symphony no 6 / "The Forest" (Fantasy)", "Russische Meister VII: A. Glasunow", "Orchestral Works, Volume 15: Symphonies nos. 5 & 8", "Symphonie Nr. 8 / Ouverture solennelle / Hochzeitsmarch"

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