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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Van Cliburn - Final of the 1958 Tchaikovsky Competition


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sergei Rachmaninov; Dmitri Kabalevsky
  1. Applause
  2. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
  3. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: II. Andantino simplice - Prestissimo - Tempo primo
  4. Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco
  5. Applause
  6. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: I. Allegro ma non tanto
  7. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: II. Intermezzo: Adagio
  8. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: III. Finale: Alla breve
  9. Kabalevsky - Rondo in A minor, Op. 59

Van Cliburn, piano
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

Date: 1958
Label: Testament
https://testament.co.uk/van-cliburn.html

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sergei Rachmaninov - Piano Concertos (Van Cliburn)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Sergei Rachmaninov
  1. Tchaikosky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
  2. Tchaikosky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: II. Andantino simplice
  3. Tchaikosky - Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco
  4. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: I. Moderato - Allegro
  5. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto
  6. Rachmaninov - Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18: III. Allegro scherzando

Van Cliburn, piano
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor (1-3)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner, conductor (4-6)

Date: 1958 (1-3), 1962 (4-6)
Label: RCA


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1; Nutcracker Excerpts (Emil Gilels; Fritz Reiner)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • (01-03) Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
  • (04-19) Excerpts from The Nutcracker, Op. 71

Emil Gilels, piano (1-3)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner, conductor

Date: 1955 (1-3), 1959
Label: RCA


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Friday, March 30, 2018

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1 (Arthur Rubinstein) xrcd24


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
  2. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23: II. Andantino semplice
  3. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco

Arthur Rubinstein, piano
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Erich Leinsdorf, conductor

Date: 1963
Label: JVC (RCA)


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Capricci (Kirill Kondrashin) xrcd24


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • (01) Tchaikovsky - Capriccio italien, Op. 45
  • (02-06) Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34

Oscar Shumsky, violin
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

Date: 1958
Label: JVC (RCA)


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Aram Khachaturian; Dmitri Kabalevsky - Masquerade Suite; The Comedians (Kirill Kondrashin) xrcd24


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Composer: Aram Khachaturian; Dmitri Kabalevsky
  • (01-05) Khachaturian - Masquerade Suite
  • (06-15) Kabalevsky - The Comedians

Oscar Shumsky, violin
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Kirill Kondrashin, conductor

Date: 1958
Label: JVC (RCA)


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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Hamlet; Tempest; Voyevoda; Fate (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  1. The Tempest, symphonic fantasia after Shakespeare, Op. 18
  2. Hamlet, overture fantasia after Shakespeare, Op. 67
CD2:
  1. The Voyevode, symphonic ballad, Op. 78
  2. Fate, symphonic poem, Op. 77

Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1996
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet; Francesca da Rimini (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Francesca da Rimini, symphonic fantasia after Dante, Op. 32
  2. Romeo and Juliet, fantasy overture after Shakespeare
  3. Festival Coronation March

Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1993
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Orchestral Works (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
  2. Marche Slave, Op. 31
  3. 1812-Overture, Op. 49
  4. Serenade in C major for strings, Op. 48: 1. Pezzo in Forma di Sonatina. Andante non troppo - Allegro moderato
  5. Serenade in C major for strings, Op. 48: 2. Valse. Moderato Tempo di Valse
  6. Serenade in C major for strings, Op. 48: 3. Elegia. Larghetto elegiaco
  7. Serenade in C major for strings, Op. 48: 4. Finale. Andante - Allegro con spirito

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra Brass Section
Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony 'MANFRED' in B minor, Op. 58: I. Lento lugubre - Moderato con moto
  2. Symphony 'MANFRED' in B minor, Op. 58: II. Vivace con spirito
  3. Symphony 'MANFRED' in B minor, Op. 58: III. Andante con moto
  4. Symphony 'MANFRED' in B minor, Op. 58: IV. Allegro con fuoco

Russian State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: Canyon Classics


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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Manfred Symphony; The Voyevoda (Vasily Petrenko)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58: I. Lento lugubre - Moderato con moto
  2. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58: II. Vivace con spirito
  3. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58: III. Andante con moto
  4. Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58: IV. Allegro con fuoco
  5. The Voyevoda (symphonic ballad after Mickiewicz's poem), Op. 78

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Vasily Petrenko, conductor

Date: 2008
Label: Naxos
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.570568

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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphonies (Mariss Jansons)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 'Winter Daydreams'
  • (05-08) Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 'Little Russian'
CD2:
  • (01-05) Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29
CD3:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
  • (05) Capriccio italien, Op. 45
CD4:
  • (01-04) Manfred Symphony, Op. 58
CD5:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
CD6:
  • (01-04) Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Mariss Jansons, conductor

Date: 1986
Label: Chandos
https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/CHAN%2010392

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphonies Nos. 4-6 (Evgeny Mravinsky)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  1. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 1. Andante sostenuto - Moderato con anima - Moderato assai, quasi Andante - Allegro vivo
  2. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 2. Andantino in modo di canzone
  3. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 3. Scherzo. Pizzicato ostinato - Allegro
  4. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: 4. Finale (Allegro con fuoco)
  5. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 1. Andante - Allegro con anima
  6. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 2. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza - Moderato con anima
CD2:
  1. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 3. Valse (Allegro moderato)
  2. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: 4. Finale (Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace)
  3. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 1. Adagio - Allegro non troppo
  4. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 2. Allegro con grazia
  5. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 3. Allegro molto vivace
  6. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 4. Finale (Adagio lamentoso - Andante)

Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgeny Mravinsky, conductor

Date: 1960
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4775911


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 ''Pathétique'' (Ferenc Fricsay)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 1. Adagio - Allegro non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 2. Allegro con grazia
  3. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 3. Allegro molto vivace
  4. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - "Pathétique": 4. Finale (Adagio lamentoso - Andante)
  5. Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Waltz (Act 2)
  6. Eugene Onegin, opera, Op. 24: Polonaise (Act 3)

Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Ferenc Fricsay, conductor

Date: 1959, 1960
Label: Deutsche Grammophon


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 ''Pathétique'' (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": I. Adagio - Allegro non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": II. Allegro con grazia
  3. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": III. Allegro molto vivace
  4. Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique": IV. Finale: Adagio lamentoso 

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1990
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: I. Andante - Allegro con anima
  2. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: II. Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza
  3. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: III. Valse: Allegro moderato
  4. Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64: IV. Finale: Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1990
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 4 (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: I. Andante sostenuto
  2. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: II. Andantino in modo di canzona
  3. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: III. Scherzo pizzicato ostinato: Allegro
  4. Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36: IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1990
Label: Canyon Classics


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Monday, March 26, 2018

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 3 ''Polish'' (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish": I. Introduzione: Allegro moderato assai (Tempo di marcia funebre) - Allegro brillante
  2. Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish": II. Alla tedesca: Allegro moderato e semplice
  3. Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish": III. Andante elegiaco
  4. Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish": IV. Scherzo: Allegro vivo
  5. Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 "Polish": V. Finale: Allegro con fuoco - Tempo di Polacca

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1990
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 2 ''Little Russian'' (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": I. Andante sostenuto - Allegro vivo
  2. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": II. Andantino marziale, quasi moderato
  3. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": III. Scherzo and trio: Allegro molto vivace
  4. Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian": IV. Finale: Moderato assai - Allegro vivo

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1990
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 1 ''Winter Daydreams'' (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  1. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Daydreams": I. Allegro tranquillo
  2. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Daydreams": II. Adagio cantabile ma non tanto
  3. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Daydreams": III. Scherzo: Allegro scherzando giocoso
  4. Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Daydreams": IV. Finale: Andante lugubre - Allegro maestoso

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor

Date: 1990
Label: Canyon Classics


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Operatic Excerpts (Evgeny Svetlanov)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  • (01-04) The Voyevoda
  • (05-08) Eugene Onegin
  • (09-13) The Maid of Orleans
CD2:
  • (01-03) Mazepa
  • (04-06) The Slippers
  • (07-11) The Sorceress
  • (12) Iolanta: Introduction

USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Evgeny Svetlanov, conductor
Date: 1987
Label: Evgeny Svetlanov Foundation (original recorded by Melodiya)


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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Ballet Suites (Mstislav Rostropovich)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  • (01-06) Swan Lake, Op. 20a
  • (07-11) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66a
  • (12-19) The Nutcracker, Op. 71a

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor

Date: 1978
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
https://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4497262

More info & reviews:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tchaikovsky-Ballet-Suites-Pyotr-Ilyich/dp/B000001GX7
https://www.amazon.com/Tchaikovsky-Ballet-Suites-Sleeping-Nutcracker/dp/B000001GX7


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Nutcracker; Orchestral Suites Nos. 3 & 4 (Antal Doráti)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  • (01) The Nutcracker, Op. 71: Overture
  • (02-10) The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act I
  • (11-19) The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II
CD2:
  • (01-05) The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Act II (continued)
  • (06-09) Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G major, Op. 55
  • (10-13) Orchestral Suite No. 4 in G major, Op. 61 - "Mozartiana"

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (Op. 71)
New Philharmonia Orchestra (Op. 55 & Op. 61)
Antal Doráti, conductor

Date: 1967 (Op. 55 & Op. 61), 1975 (Op. 71)
Label: Philips
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4647472


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Sleeping Beauty (Antal Doráti)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  • (01) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: Introduction
  • (02-06) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Prologue
  • (07-14) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act I
  • (15-18) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act II
CD2:
  • (01-08) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act II (continued)
  • (09-24) The Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Act III

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Antal Doráti, conductor

Date: 1981
Label: Philips
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4461662


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Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Swan Lake (Mark Ermler)


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Composer: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

CD1:
  • (01) Swan Lake, Op. 20: Introduction
  • (02-18) Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act I
  • (19-25) Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II
CD2:
  • (01-03) Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act II (conclusion)
  • (05-21) Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act III
  • (22-26) Swan Lake, Op. 20, Act IV

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Mark Ermler, conductor

Date: 1989
Label: Sony Classical


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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Xaver Scharwenka - Piano Music Vol. 4 (Seta Tanyel)


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Composer: Xaver Scharwenka
  • (01-04) Four Polish Dances, Op. 47
  • (05-06) Zwei Klavierstücke, Op. 65
  • (07-12) Six Waltzes, Op. 28
  • (13-26) Variations on a theme by C H, Op. 57
  • (27-29) Drei Klavierstücke, Op. 86
  • (30-31) Zwei Erzählungen am Klavier 'Legends', Op. 5

Seta Tanyel, piano
Date: 1995
Label: Hyperion (Originally issued on Collins14742)
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55134

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Xaver Scharwenka - Piano Music Vol. 3 (Seta Tanyel)


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Composer: Xaver Scharwenka
  • (01-04) Four Polish Dances, Op. 58
  • (05) Scherzo in G major, Op. 4
  • (06) Barcarolle in E minor, Op. 14
  • (07-08) Novelette und Melodie, Op. 22
  • (09-24) Variations for piano, Op. 48

Seta Tanyel, piano
Date: 1992 (Originally issued on Collins13652)
Label: Hyperion
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55133

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Xaver Scharwenka - Piano Music Vol. 2 (Seta Tanyel)


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Composer: Xaver Scharwenka
  • (01-04) Romanzero, Op. 33
  • (05-07) Sonatine in E minor, Op. 52 No. 1
  • (08-09) Two Polish Dances, Op. 29
  • (10-13) Piano Sonata No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 36

Seta Tanyel, piano
Date: 1992
Label: Hyperion (Originally issued on Collins13522)
https://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDH55132

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