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A Tribute to the Mighty Handful

By The Russian Guitar Quartet

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By The Russian Guitar Quartet. By Mily Balakirev; Alexander Borodin; Cesar Cui; Modest Mussorgsky; Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov. Country of Origin: United States. Classical. Listening CD. Published by Delos (NX.DE-3518).

Item Number: NX.DE-3518

The Mighty Handful, also known as The Five, were a group of prominent nineteenth century Russian composers who strived to produce a specifically 'Russian' style. The group consisted of Mily Balakirev, Cesar Cui, Modest Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and Alexander Borodin. The Russian Guitar Quartet has chosen works by The Mighty Handful for this new release, reviving the lost tradition of seven-string Russian guitar quartet. These accomplished performers, all with solo careers of their own, perform these arrangements with purpose and passion, leading the listener on a journey through nineteenth century St. Petersburg.

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