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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 24 & 25 (Dmitry Yablonsky)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  • (01-03) Symphony No. 24 in F minor "To the memory of Vladimir Derzanovsky", Op. 63
  • (04-06) Symphony No. 25 in D flat major, Op. 69

Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor

Date: 2000
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.555376

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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 6 & 10 (Dmitri Liss)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 23
  • (05) Symphony No. 10 in F minor, Op. 30

Domestik Choir of Ekaterinburg
Ural Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitri Liss, conductor

Date: 2006
Label: Warner Classics


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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 2 & 10 (Gottfried Rabl)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  • (01-03) Symphony No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 11
  • (04) Symphony No. 10 in F minor, Op. 30

Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Gottfried Rabl, conductor

Date: 1999
Label: Orfeo


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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 5 & 9 (Edward Downes)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 18
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 28

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Edward Downes, conductor

Date: 1993
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.223499

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N. Myaskovsky; D. Kabalevsky; D. Shostakovich - Symphonies (David Measham; Bernard Herrmann)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky; Dmitri Kabalevsky; Dmitri Shostakovich
  • (01) Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 21, Op. 51
  • (02-04) Kabalevsky - Symphony No. 2, Op. 19
  • (05-10) Shostakovich - Incidental Music to the Film 'Hamlet', Op. 116a

New Philharmonia Orchestra
David Measham, conductor (1-4)
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Bernard Herrmann, conductor (05-10)

Date: 1973 (1-4), 1975 (5-8)
Label: Unicorn-Kanchana


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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Nikolai Myaskovsky; Mieczysław Weinberg - Violin Concertos (Ilya Grubert)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky; Mieczysław Weinberg
  • (01-03) Myaskovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 44
  • (04-07) Weinberg - Violin Concerto in G minor, Op. 67

Ilya Grubert, violin
Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor

Date: 2003
Label: Naxos
https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.557194


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Nikolai Myaskovsky; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Violin Concertos (Vadim Repin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato
  2. Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: II. Canzonetta
  3. Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35: III. Finale. Allegro vivacissimo
  4. Myaskovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 44: I. Allegro
  5. Myaskovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 44: II. Adagio e molto cantabile
  6. Myaskovsky - Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 44: III. Allegro molto - Allegro scherzoso

Vadim Repin, violin
Kirov Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, conductor

Date: 2002
Label: Philips
http://www.deccaclassics.com/en/cat/4733432


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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Serenade; Sinfonietta; Lyric Concertino (Yevgeny Samoilov)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  1. Serenade for chamber orchestra in E flat major, Op. 32 No. 1: I. Allegro marcato
  2. Serenade for chamber orchestra in E flat major, Op. 32 No. 1: II. Andante
  3. Serenade for chamber orchestra in E flat major, Op. 32 No. 1: III. Allegro vivo
  4. Sinfonietta for string orchestra in B minor, Op. 32 No. 2: I. Allegro, piccante e serioso
  5. Sinfonietta for string orchestra in B minor, Op. 32 No. 2: II. Andante
  6. Sinfonietta for string orchestra in B minor, Op. 32 No. 2: III. Presto
  7. Lyric Concertino for flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, harp & string orchestra, Op. 32 No. 3: I. Allegretto
  8. Lyric Concertino for flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, harp & string orchestra, Op. 32 No. 3: II. Andante monotono
  9. Lyric Concertino for flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, harp & string orchestra, Op. 32 No. 3: III. Allegro giocoso
  10. Salutatory Overture in C major, Op. 48

Marina Stepanova (flute); Boris Sokol (clarinet); Kirill Arsenov (horn); Alexander Kozhevnikov (bassoon); Liudmila Yanchishina (harp) (7-9)
Moscow New Opera Orchestra
Yevgeny Samoilov, conductor

Date: 1993
Label: Regis


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Monday, February 26, 2018

Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 16, 17, 21, 22, 25 & 27 (Konstantin Ivanov; Evgeny Svetlanov)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 16 in F major, Op. 39
  • (05-07) Symphonic-Ballade (Symphony No. 22) in B minor, Op. 54
CD2:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 17 in G sharp minor, Op. 41
  • (05) Symphony No. 21 in F sharp minor, Op. 51
CD3:
  • (01-03) Symphony No. 25 in D flat major, Op. 69
  • (04-06) Symphony No. 27 in C minor, Op. 85

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Konstantin Ivanov, conductor (Op. 39, Op. 51)
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor (Op. 41, Op. 54, Op. 69, Op. 85)

Date: 1950-1992
Label: Melodiya


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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 5 & 11 (Konstantin Ivanov; Veronika Dudarova)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  1. Symphonie No. 5 in D major, Op. 18: I. Allegro amiable
  2. Symphonie No. 5 in D major, Op. 18: II. Lento (quasi andante)
  3. Symphonie No. 5 in D major, Op. 18: III. Allegro burlando
  4. Symphonie No. 5 in D major, Op. 18: IV. Allegro risoluto e con brio
  5. Symphonie No. 11 in B minor, Op. 34: I. Lento - Allegro agitato
  6. Symphonie No. 11 in B minor, Op. 34: II. Andante
  7. Symphonie No. 11 in B minor, Op. 34: III. Precipitato - Allegro

USSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra
Konstantin Ivanov, conductor (1-4)
Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Veronika Dudarova, conductor (5-7)

Date: 1993 (no recording date)
Label: Olympia (original recorded by Melodiya)


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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies Nos. 1 & 19 (Gennady Rozhdestvensky; Nikolai Sergeyev)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  1. Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 3: I. Lento ma non troppo. Allegro
  2. Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 3: II. Larghetto (quasi andante)
  3. Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 3: III. Allegro assai e molto risoluto
  4. Symphony No. 19 in E flat major, Op. 46: I. Maestoso. Allegro giocoso
  5. Symphony No. 19 in E flat major, Op. 46: II. Moderato
  6. Symphony No. 19 in E flat major, Op. 46: III. Andante serioso
  7. Symphony No. 19 in E flat major, Op. 46: IV. Poco maestoso. Vivo

USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor (1-3)
Russian State Brass Orchestra
Nikolai Sergeyev, conductor(4-7)

Date: 1993
Label: Russian Disc


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Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 6 (Kirill Kondrashin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Myaskovsky
  • Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 23: I. Poco largamente - Allegro feroce
  • Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 23: II. Presto tenebroso
  • Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 23: III. Andante appassionato
  • Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 23: IV Allegro vivace - Più sostenuto - Andante molto espressivo

State Academic Russian Choir
Academic Symphony Orchestra of Moscow State Philharmonics
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

Date: 1978
Label: Melodiya


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Dmitri Shostakovich; Nikolai Myaskovsky - Symphonies (Evgeny Mravinsky; Kirill Kondrashin)


Information

Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich; Nikolai Myaskovsky
  1. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 1. Moderato - Allegro non troppo
  2. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 2. Allegretto
  3. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 3. Largo
  4. Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47: 4. Allegro non troppo
  5. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 1. Andante - Allegro appassionato
  6. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 2. Moderato assai
  7. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 3. Allegro molto, ma con garbo
  8. Myaskovsky - Symphony No. 15 in D minor, Op. 38: 4. Poco pesante - Allegro ma non troppo

Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgeny Mravinsky, conductor (1-4)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor (5-8)

Date: 1963 (5-8), 1966 (1-4)
Label: Audiophile Classics

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Shostakovich-Sym-No-Miaskovsky-15/dp/B00002541V


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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Yevgeny Sudbin plays Medtner & Rachmaninov


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov
  1. Medtner - Prologue from Stimmungsbilder, Op. 1
  2. Medtner - Fairy Tale, Op. 51 No. 3
  3. Medtner - Sonata-Reminiscenza, , Op. 38 No. 1
  4. Medtner - Fairy Tale, Op. 20 No. 1
  5. Medtner - Fairy Tale, Op. 26 No. 1
  6. Medtner - Canzona matinata, Op. 39 No. 4
  7. Medtner - Sonata tragica, Op. 39 No. 5
  8. Rachmaninov - Prelude in D major, Op. 23 No. 4
  9. Rachmaninov - Prelude in G minor, Op. 23 No. 5
  10. Rachmaninov - Prelude in G major, Op. 32 No. 5
  11. Rachmaninov - Prelude in F minor, Op. 32 No. 6
  12. Rachmaninov - Prelude in G sharp minor, Op. 32 No. 12
  13. Rachmaninov - Prelude in D flat major, Op. 32 No. 13

Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
Date: 2015
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/label/bis/yevgeny-sudbin-plays-medtner-rachmaninov

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Nikolai Medtner; Alexander Scriabin - Piano Concertos (Yevgeny Sudbin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Alexander Scriabin
  1. Scriabin - Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op. 20: I. Allegro
  2. Scriabin - Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op. 20: II. Andante
  3. Scriabin - Piano Concerto in F sharp minor, Op. 20: III. Allegro moderato
  4. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor, 'Ballade', Op. 60: I. Con moto largamento - Allegretto con moto
  5. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor, 'Ballade', Op. 60: II. Interludium. Allegro, molto sostenuto, misterioso
  6. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor, 'Ballade', Op. 60: III. Finale. Allegro molto, svegliando, eroico - Andante con moto tranquillo - Allegro molto - Coda: Maestoso, ma appassionato

Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor

Date: 2014
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/label/bis/scriabin-medtner-piano-concertos

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Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov - Piano Concertos (Yevgeny Sudbin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov
  1. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: I. Toccata. Allegro risoluto
  2. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: II. Romanza. Andante con moto
  3. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: III. Divertissement. Allegro risoluto e molto vivace
  4. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40: I. Allegro vivace (alla breve)
  5. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40: II. Largo
  6. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40: III. Allegro vivace
  7. Rachmaninov - Floods of Spring, No. 11 from Twelve Songs, Op. 14 (trans. Yevgeny Sudbin)

Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
North Carolina Symphony Orchestra
Grant Llewellyn, conductor

Date: 2009
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/performers/sudbin-yevgeny/rachmaninov-4-medtner-2

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Nikolai Medtner; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Piano Concertos (Yevgeny Sudbin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
  2. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: II. Andantino simplice
  3. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco
  4. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: Allegro -
  5. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: Tranquillo, meditamente -
  6. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: Tempo I -
  7. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: Coda. Allegro molto
  8. Medtner - Liebliches Kind!, from Nine Goethe Songs, Op. 6 (trans. Yevgeny Sudbin)

Yevgeny Sudbin, piano
São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
John Neschling, conductor

Date: 2007
Label: BIS
http://bis.se/performers/sudbin-yevgeny/tchaikovsky-medtner-first-piano-concertos

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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Nikolai Medtner; Maurice Ravel - Violin Sonatas (Vadim Repin; Boris Berezovsky)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Maurice Ravel
  1. Ravel - Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major: I. Allegretto
  2. Ravel - Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major: II. Blues. Moderato
  3. Ravel - Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major: III. Perpetuum mobile. Allegro
  4. Medtner - Sonata Epica in E minor (Violin Sonata No. 3), Op. 57: I. Introduzione. Andante meditamente - Allegro
  5. Medtner - Sonata Epica in E minor (Violin Sonata No. 3), Op. 57: II. Scherzo. Allegro molto vivace - Leggiero
  6. Medtner - Sonata Epica in E minor (Violin Sonata No. 3), Op. 57: III. Andante con moto
  7. Medtner - Sonata Epica in E minor (Violin Sonata No. 3), Op. 57: IV. Finale. Allegro molto

Vadim Repin, violin
Boris Berezovsky, piano

Date: 1996
Label: Erato


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Nikolai Medtner - Violin Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 (Lydia Mordkovitch; Geoffrey Tozer)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner
  • (01-03) Violin Sonata No. 1 in B minor, Op. 21
  • (04-15) Violin Sonata No. 2 in G major, Op. 44

Lydia Mordkovitch, violin
Geoffrey Tozer, piano

Date: 1994
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%209293

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Nikolai Medtner - Piano Concertos; Sonata-Ballade (Geoffrey Tozer)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner

CD1:
  • (01-03) Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33
  • (04-06) Sonata-Ballade in F sharp major, Op. 27
CD2:
  • (01-03) Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50
  • (04-06) Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor "Ballade", Op. 60

Geoffrey Tozer, piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%209040

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov - Piano Concertos (Marc-André Hamelin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov
  1. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: 1. Toccata: Allegro risoluto
  2. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: 2. Romanza: Andante con moto –
  3. Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: 3. Divertimento: Allegro risoluto e molto vivace
  4. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1. Allegro ma non tanto
  5. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 2. Intermezzo: Adagio –
  6. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 3. Finale: Alla breve

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

Date: 2017
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA68145

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Nikolai Medtner - Piano Sonatas; Forgotten Melodies (Marc-André Hamelin)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner

CD1:
  • (01-04) Sonata in F minor, Op. 5
  • (05-06) Skazki, Op. 8
  • (07-09) Sonaten-Triade, Op. 11
CD2:
  • (01) Sonata in G minor, Op. 22
  • (02-04) Sonata-Skazka in C minor, Op. 25 No. 1
  • (05-06) Sonata in E minor "Night Wind", Op. 25 No. 2
CD3:
  • (01-03) Sonata-Ballada in F sharp major, Op. 27
  • (04) Sonata in A minor, Op. 30
  • (05-12) Vergessene Weisen I, Op. 38
CD4:
  • (01-05) Vergessene Weisen II, Op. 39
  • (06-09) Sonata in B flat minor "Sonata Romantica", Op. 53 No. 1
  • (10) Sonata in F minor "Sonata Minacciosa", Op. 53 No. 2
  • (11-12) Sonate-Idylle in G major, Op. 56

Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Date: 1996
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67221/4

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Nikolai Medtner - Skazki (Hamish Milne)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner

CD1:
  • (01-02) Skazki, Op. 8
  • (03-05) Skazki, Op. 9
  • (06-07) Skazki, Op. 14
  • (08-09) Skazki, Op. 20
  • (10-13) Skazki, Op. 26
  • (14) Skazka, Op. 31 No. 3
  • (15-18) Skazki, Op. 34
  • (19-22) Skazki, Op. 35
CD2:
  • (01-03) Skazki, Op. 42
  • (04-05) Skazki, Op. 48
  • (06-11) Skazki, Op. 51
  • (12-19) Romantic Sketches for the Young, Op. 54
  • (20) Skazka "1915"

Hamish Milne, piano
Date: 2006
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67491/2

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov - Music for Two Pianos (Dmitri Alexeev; Nikolai Demidenko)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner; Sergei Rachmaninov
  1. Medtner - Two Pieces, Op. 58: Knight Errant
  2. Medtner - Two Pieces, Op. 58: Russian Round-Dance "A Tale"
  3. Rachmaninov - Suite No. 2, Op. 17: 1. Introduction: Alla marcia
  4. Rachmaninov - Suite No. 2, Op. 17: 2. Valse: Presto
  5. Rachmaninov - Suite No. 2, Op. 17: 3. Romance: Andantino
  6. Rachmaninov - Suite No. 2, Op. 17: 4. Tarantelle: Presto
  7. Rachmaninov - Russian Rhapsody, Op. posth.: Moderato - Cadenza - Vivace - Meno mosso
  8. Rachmaninov - Russian Rhapsody, Op. posth.: Andante - Con moto - Tempo I: Meno mosso
  9. Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: 1. Non allegro - Lento - Tempo I
  10. Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: 2. Andante con moto: Tempo di valse
  11. Rachmaninov - Symphonic Dances, Op. 45: 3. Lento assai - Allegro vivace - Lento assai - Allegro vivace

Dmitri Alexeev, piano I
Nikolai Demidenko, piano II

Date: 1993
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55337

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Nikolai Medtner - Piano Works (Nikolai Demidenko)


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Composer: Nikolai Medtner
  1. Forgotten Melodies I, Op. 38: 6. Canzona serenata in F minor
  2. Skazki, Op. 20: No. 1 in B flat minor
  3. Sonaten-Triade, Op. 11: 2. Sonata-Elegy in D minor
  4. Forgotten Melodies II, Op. 39: 4. Canzona matinata in G major
  5. Forgotten Melodies II, Op. 39: 5. Sonata tragica in C minor
  6. Theme & Variations in C sharp minor, Op. 55
  7. 3 Dithyrambs, Op. 10: No. 2 in E flat major
  8. Forgotten Melodies I, Op. 38: 1. Sonata-Reminiscenza in A minor

Nikolai Demidenko, piano
Date: 1992
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55315

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Nikolai Medtner - Piano Concerto No. 1; Piano Quintet (Dmitri Alexeev)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner
  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: I. Allegro -
  2. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: II. Theme and Variations -
  3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: III. Recapitulation -
  4. Piano Concerto No. 1 in C minor, Op. 33: IV. Coda: Allegro molto 
  5. Piano Quintet in C major, Op. posth.: I. Molto placido
  6. Piano Quintet in C major, Op. posth.: II. Andantino con moto
  7. Piano Quintet in C major, Op. posth.: III. Finale: Allegro vivace

Dmitri Alexeev, piano

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Lazarev, conductor (1-4)

New Budapest Quartet (5-7)
András Kiss & Ferenc Balogh, violins
László Bársony, viola
Károly Botvay, cello


Date: 1994
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA66744

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Nikolai Medtner - Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 3 (Nikolai Demidenko)


Information

Composer: Nikolai Medtner
  1. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: I. Toccata (Allegro risoluto)
  2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: II. Romanza (Andante con moto)
  3. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 50: III. Divertimento (Allegro risoluto e molto vivace)
  4. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor "Ballade", Op. 60: I. Con moto largamente
  5. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor "Ballade", Op. 60: II. Interludium (Allegro molto sostenuto, misterioso)
  6. Piano Concerto No. 3 in E minor "Ballade", Op. 60: III. Finale (Allegro molto. Svegliando, eroico)

Nikolai Demidenko, piano
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jerzy Maksymiuk, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA66580

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Niccolò Paganini - 24 Caprices (James Ehnes)


Information

Composer: Niccolò Paganini
  • (01-24) 24 Caprices for solo violin, Op. 1

James Ehnes, violin
Date: 2009
Label: Onyx
http://www.onyxclassics.com/cddetail.php?CatalogueNumber=ONYX4044


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Niccolò Paganini - Music for Violin & Guitar (Gil Shaham; Göran Söllscher)


Information

Composer: Niccolò Paganini
  • (01-03) Sonata concertata in A major, MS 2
  • (04-05) 6 Sonatas, MS 27 (Op. 3): No. 1 in A major
  • (06-07) 6 Sonatas, MS 27 (Op. 3): No. 4 in A minor
  • (08-09) 6 Sonatas, MS 27 (Op. 3): No. 6 in E minor
  • (10) Grand Sonata in A major, MS 3
  • (11-12) 18 Sonatas, MS 112 (Op. 64): No. 2 in D major
  • (13-14) 18 Sonatas, MS 112 (Op. 64): No. 4 in A major
  • (15) Cantabile in D major, MS 109 (Op. 17)
  • (16-21) Sonata "a Preghiera" (Moses Fantasy) in F minor, MS 23 (transcr. Lars Hannibal)
  • (22) Moto perpetuato (Allegro vivace a movimento perpetuo) in C major, MS 72 (Op. 11) (transcr. Lars Hannibal)

Gil Shaham, violin
Göran Söllscher, guitar

Date: 1993
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4378372


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Niccolò Paganini - Violin Concertos (Salvatore Accardo)


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Composer: Niccolò Paganini

CD1:
  • (01-03) Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, MS 21 (Op. 6)
  • (04-06) Violin Concerto No. 2 in B minor, MS 48 (Op. 7)
CD2:
  • (01-03) Violin Concerto No. 3 in E major, MS 50
  • (04-06) Violin Concerto No. 6 in E minor (orch. Federico Mompellio), MS 75
CD3:
  • (01-03) Violin Concerto No. 4 in D minor, MS 60
  • (04-06) Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor (orch. Federico Mompellio), MS 78

Salvatore Accardo, violin
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Charles Dutoit, conductor

Date: 1975
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4372102

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Paganini-The-6-Violin-Concertos/dp/B000001GHC


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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Miklós Rózsa - 3 Hungarian Sketches; Cello Rhapsody; Hungarian Nocturnes (Mariusz Smolij)


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Composer: Miklós Rózsa
  1. Overture to a Symphony Concert, Op. 26a
  2. Rhapsody for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 3
  3. Notturno ungherese, Op. 28
  4. Three Hungarian Sketches, Op. 14: I. Capriccio
  5. Three Hungarian Sketches, Op. 14: II. Pastorale
  6. Three Hungarian Sketches, Op. 14: III. Danza

Mark Kosower, cello (2)
Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Mariusz Smolij, conductor

Date: 2011
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.572285

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Miklós Rózsa; Béla Bartók; Tibor Serly - Viola Concertos (Lawrence Power)


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Composer: Miklós Rózsa; Béla Bartók; Tibor Serly
  1. Rózsa - Viola Concerto, Op. 37: 1. Moderato assai
  2. Rózsa - Viola Concerto, Op. 37: 2. Allegro giocoso
  3. Rózsa - Viola Concerto, Op. 37: 3. Adagio -
  4. Rózsa - Viola Concerto, Op. 37: 4. Allegro con spirito
  5. Bartók - Viola Concerto, Sz 120 (completed by Tibor Serly): 1. Moderato -
  6. Bartók - Viola Concerto, Sz 120 (completed by Tibor Serly): 2. Adagio religioso -
  7. Bartók - Viola Concerto, Sz 120 (completed by Tibor Serly): 3. Allegro vivace
  8. Serly - Rhapsody for viola & orchestra

Lawrence Power, viola
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor

Date: 2010
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67687

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Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Miklós Rózsa; Franz Waxman - Violin Concertos (Jascha Heifetz)


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Composer: Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Miklós Rózsa; Franz Waxman
  • (01-03) Korngold - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
  • (04-06) Rózsa - Violin Concerto, Op. 24
  • (07-14) Rózsa - Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 29a
  • (15) Waxman - Carmen Fantasie (Based on Themes from an Opera by Georges Bizet)

Jascha Heifetz, violin
Gregor Piatigorsky, cello (7-14)

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Alfred Wallenstein, conductor (1-3)
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Walter Hendl, conductor (4-6)
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Donald Voorhees, conductor (15)

Dates: 1946 (15), 1953 (1-3), 1956 (4-6), 1963 (7-14)
Label: RCA

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Monday, February 19, 2018

Miklós Rózsa - Film Music (Rumon Gamba)


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Composer: Miklós Rózsa
  • (01-07) Suite from "The Thief of Bagdad"
  • (08-17) Suite from "Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book"
  • (18) Suite from "Sahara"
  • (19-24) Suite from "Ben-Hur"

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor

Date: 2014
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%2010806

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Miklós Rózsa - Orchestral Works Vol. 3 (Jennifer Pike; Rumon Gamba)


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Composer: Miklós Rózsa
  • (01-03) Violin Concerto, Op. 24
  • (04-06) Concerto for String Orchestra, Op. 17
  • (07-16) Theme, Variations and Finale, Op. 13

Jennifer Pike, violin (1-3)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor

Date: 2012
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%2010738

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