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Rudolf Barshai: The Note

A Portrait

Rudolf Barshai: The Note A Portrait


A moving documentary about the director and violist Rudolf Barshai.

Rudolf Barshai was one of the Major figures in the 20th century musical world. A personal friend of Shostakovitch, he played with David Oistrakh, Leonid Kogan, Sviatoslav Richter and Mstislav Rostropovitch. A funding member of the Moscow Philharmonic Quartet (later known as the Borodin Quartet), he also created the Moscow Chamber Orchestra in the late 1950s. The orchestra took the world by storm...

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  • Directed by:
    • Oleg Dorman
  • Production date: 2012
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min
  • Production: © O. Dorman
  • Available version(s): EN


  • Rudolf Barshai

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