About : Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936) was a Russian composer, music teacher and conductor of the late Russian Romantic period. He served as director of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory between 1905 and 1928 and spent the last years of his life in France. The "Minstrel's Song" is originally a work for cello and orchestra written in 1900 and published as Op. 71. A popular concert piece at the turn of the century, it has been transcribed for many other instruments.Gluck : thème d'Orfeo et Euridice, (arr. pour violon/alto et piano de Fritz Kreisler).