Thank you for your donations, Steffen and Giuseppe.
Thanks, Jaap, for your donation and encouragement.

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Lennox Berkeley - Berkeley conducts Berkeley


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Composer: Lennox Berkeley
  • (01) Mont Juic (Berkeley/Britten), Op. 9
  • (05) Serenade for Strings, Op. 12
  • (09) Divertimento in B flat major, Op. 18
  • (13) Partita for Chamber Orchestra, Op. 66
  • (17) Canzonetta (Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 84)
  • (18) Symphony No. 3 in one Movement, Op. 74

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Lennox Berkeley, conductor

Date: 1992
Label: Lyrita

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Witold Lutosławski - Complete Piano Music (Giorgio Koukl)


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Composer: Witold Lutosławski
  • (01) Piano Sonata
  • (04) Bucolics
  • (09) Three Pieces for the Young
  • (12) A Kiss of Roxanne
  • (13) Winter Waltz
  • (14) Folk Melodies
  • (26) Two Études
  • (28) Invention (undated)
  • (29) Invention (1968)
  • (30) An Overheard Melody (for piano 4 hands)
  • (31) Miniatura (original version for piano 4 hands)

Giorgio Koukl, piano
Virginia Rossetti, piano (30, 31)

Date: 2018
Label: Grand Piano

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Henryk Górecki - Songs (Various Artists)


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Composer: Henryk Górecki

CD1:
  • (01) 3 Songs, Op. 3
  • (04) 2 Sacred Songs, Op. 30
  • (06) 2 Songs of Lorca, Op. 42
  • (08) Blessed Raspberry Songs. Norwid Fragments, Op. 43
CD2:
  • (01) 2 Songs of Juliusz Słowacki, Op. 48
  • (03) 3 Songs of Maria Konopnicka, Op. 68
  • (06) 3 Fragments of Stanisław Wyspiański, Op. 69

Urszula Kryger, mezzo-soprano
Jadwiga Rappé, alto
Robert Gierlach, bass-baritone
Ewa Guz-Seroka, piano

Date: 2020

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Mieczysław Karłowicz - Orchestral Songs (Małgorzata Walewska)


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Composer: Mieczysław Karłowicz
  1. Pamiętam ciche, jasne, złote dnie, Op. 1 No. 5
  2. Zasmuconej, Op. 1 No. 1
  3. Skąd pierwsze gwiazdy, Op. 1 No. 2
  4. Na śniegu, Op. 1 No. 3
  5. Zawód, Op. 1 No. 4
  6. Smutną jest dusza moja, Op. 1 No. 6
  7. Mów do mnie jeszcze, Op. 3 No. 1
  8. Idzie na pola, Op. 3 No. 3
  9. Śpi w blaskach nocy, Op. 3 No. 5
  10. W wieczorną ciszę, Op. 3 No. 8
  11. Z erotyków, Op. 3 No. 2
  12. Na spokojnem, ciemnem morzu, Op. 3 No. 4
  13. Przed nocą wieczną, Op. 3 No. 6
  14. Po szerokiem, po szerokiem morzu, Op. 3 No. 9
  15. Zaczarowana królewna, Op. 3 No. 10
  16. Nie płacz nade mną, Op. 3 No. 7
  17. Z nową wiosną

Małgorzata Walewska, mezzo-soprano
Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra
Rune Bergmann, conductor

Date: 2020
Label: Filharmonia Szczecin

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński - Piano Works (Matti Asikainen)


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Composer: Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński
  1. Trois morceaux caracteristiques, Op. 5: No. 1, Andante con moto
  2. Trois morceaux caracteristiques, Op. 5: No. 2, Alla menuetto
  3. Trois morceaux caracteristiques, Op. 5: No. 3, Vivo
  4. Morceau fantastique (Phantasiestück)
  5. Etude in D major, Op. 8
  6. Nocturne in A major
  7. Prelude in C major
  8. Fugue in C sharp minor
  9. Variations sur un theme populaire polonais
  10. Quasi mazurka sur le theme W.M.S.
  11. Valse a la Chopin
  12. La Fileuse de l'opera "Maria"

Matti Asikainen, piano
Date: 2008
Label: Acte Préalable

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński - Complete Chamber Works (The Warsaw Trio)


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Composer: Henryk Melcer-Szczawiński
  • (01) Violin Sonata in G major
  • (05) Dumka for Violin and Piano
  • (06) Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 2

The Warsaw Trio
Andrzej Gębski, violin
Jarosław Domżał, cello
Joanna Ławrynowicz, piano

Date: 2004
Label: Acte Préalable

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Sunday, February 21, 2021

Zygmunt Stojowski - Complete Works for Violin & Piano (Irena Kalinowska-Grohs; Barbara Pakura)


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Composer: Zygmunt Stojowski
  • (01) Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 13
  • (04) Violin Sonata No. 2 in E major, Op. 37
  • (08) Romance, Op. 20
  • (09) Mélodie
  • (10) Aubade

Irena Kalinowska-Grohs, violin
Barbara Pakura, piano

Date: 2011
Label: Acte Préalable

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Saturday, February 20, 2021

Zygmunt Stojowski - Complete Works for Cello & Piano (Jarosław Domżał; Joanna Ławrynowicz)


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Composer: Zygmunt Stojowski
  • (01) Cello Sonata in A major Op. 18
  • (04) Romance sans paroles in A major
  • (05) Fantaisie in E major, Op. 27
  • (06) Concertstük in D major, Op. 31

Jarosław Domżał, cello
Joanna Ławrynowicz, piano

Date: 2006
Label: Acte Préalable

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Władysław Żeleński; Zygmunt Stojowski - Violin Sonatas (Barbara Trojanowska; Elżbieta Tyszecka)


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Composer: Władysław Żeleński; Zygmunt Stojowski
  • (01) Żeleński - Violin Sonata in F major, Op. 30
  • (04) Stojowski - Violin Sonata in G major, Op. 13

Barbara Trojanowska, violin
Elżbieta Tyszecka, piano

Date: 2011
Label: Acte Préalable

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Władysław Żeleński - String Quartets (Four String Quartet)


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Composer: Władysław Żeleński
  • (01) String Quartet in F major, Op. 28
  • (05) String Quartet in A major, Op. 42

Four Strings Quartet
Lucyna Fiedukiewicz & Grzegorz Witek, violins
Beata Raszewska, viola
Łukasz Tudzierz, cello

Date: 2011
Label: Acte Préalable

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Władysław Żeleński - Piano Quartet (Joanna Ławrynowicz; Four Strings Quartet)


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Composer: Władysław Żeleński
  • (01) Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 61
  • (05) Variations on an original theme in G minor, Op. 21

Joanna Ławrynowicz, piano
Four Strings Quartet
Lucyna Fiedukiewicz, violin
Grzegorz Witek, violin
Beata Raszewska, viola
Łukasz Tudzierz, cello

Date: 2011
Label: Acte Préalable

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Władysław Żeleński - Piano Trio; etc. (Les Explorateurs)


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Composer: Władysław Żeleński
  1. Piano Trio in E major, Op. 22: I. Allegro. Vivos voco!
  2. Piano Trio in E major, Op. 22: II. Andante sostenuto. Mortuos plango!
  3. Piano Trio in E major, Op. 22: III. Allegro deciso. Fulgara frango!
  4. Romanze for cello and piano, Op. 40
  5. Lyrische Walzer for cello and piano, Op. 15
  6. Berceuse for cello and piano, Op. 32

Les Explorateurs
Joanna Ławrynowicz, piano
Lucyna Fiedukiewicz, violin
Łukasz Tudzierz, cello

Date: 2013
Label: Acte Préalable

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Monday, February 15, 2021

Władysław Żeleński - Piano Works, Vol. 2 (Joanna Ławrynowicz)


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Composer: Władysław Żeleński
  1. Goplana: Waltz
  2. Zwei Stücke für Klavier, Op. 18: No. 1, Humoreske
  3. Zwei Stücke für Klavier, Op. 18: No. 2, Gavotte
  4. Deux morceaux de salon, Op. 11: No. 1, Romanza
  5. Deux morceaux de salon, Op. 11: No. 2, Nocturne
  6. Valse-caprice, Op. 9
  7. Sechs Charakterstücke, Op. 17: No. 1, Praeludium
  8. Sechs Charakterstücke, Op. 17: No. 2, Promenade
  9. Sechs Charakterstücke, Op. 17: No. 3, Tanz
  10. Sechs Charakterstücke, Op. 17: No. 4, Canon
  11. Sechs Charakterstücke, Op. 17: No. 5, Scherzo
  12. Sechs Charakterstücke, Op. 17: No. 6, Abschied
  13. Rêverie, Op. 48
  14. Goplana: Pot-pourri

Joanna Ławrynowicz, piano
Date: 2011
Label: Acte Préalable

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Sunday, February 14, 2021

Władysław Żeleński - Piano Works, Vol. 1 (Joanna Ławrynowicz)


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Composer: Władysław Żeleński
  1. Deus Morceaux, Op. 63: No. 1, Toccata
  2. Deus Morceaux, Op. 63: No. 2, Idylle
  3. Ode to Youth, Op. 51
  4. Marsz uroczysty for Piano, Op. 44
  5. 2 Mazurkas, Op. 31 "À Madame Sophie Menteur": No. 1 in C sharp minor, Moderato
  6. 2 Mazurkas, Op. 31 "À Madame Sophie Menteur": No. 2 in A major, Non troppo vivo, ma con gran brio
  7. Piano Sonata No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20 "Seinem Freunde Stanislaus Tomkowicz": I. Allegro con moto
  8. Piano Sonata No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20 "Seinem Freunde Stanislaus Tomkowicz": II. Adagio
  9. Piano Sonata No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20 "Seinem Freunde Stanislaus Tomkowicz": III. Scherzo
  10. Piano Sonata No. 2 in E minor, Op. 20 "Seinem Freunde Stanislaus Tomkowicz": IV. Allegro moderato

Joanna Ławrynowicz, piano
Date: 2005
Label: Acte Préalable

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Friday, February 12, 2021

Various Composers - Vienne 1900 (Various Artists)


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CD1:
  • (01) Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Piano Trio, Op. 1
  • (05) Alexander Zemlinsky - Clarinet Trio in D minor, Op. 3
CD2:
  • (01) Gustav Mahler - Des Knaben Wunderhorn: Rheinlegendchen
  • (02) Gustav Mahler - Kindertotenlieder: Oft denk' ich, sie sind nur Ausgegangen
  • (03) Alban Berg - Piano Sonata in B minor, Op. 1
  • (04) Alban Berg - Vier Stücke für Klarinette und Klavier, Op. 5
  • (08) Alban Berg - Kammerkonzert: Adagio
  • (09) Arnold Schoenberg - Kammersymphonie No. 1, Op. 9 (arr. Anton Webern)

Daishin Kashimoto, violin
Emmanuel Pahud, flute
Paul Meyer, clarinet
Zvi Plesser, cello
Éric Le Sage, piano

Date: 2020
Label: Alpha

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

Various Composers - Flute Music in the Belle Époque (Filippo Mazzoli; Nathalie Dang)


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  1. Albert Seitz - Chant dans la nuit, Op. 14
  2. Lili Boulanger - Nocturne
  3. Léon Fontbonne - Chasse aux Papillons, Op. 30
  4. Philippe Gaubert - Deux Esquisses: No. 1, Soir sur la plaine
  5. Philippe Gaubert - Deux Esquisses: No. 2, Orientale
  6. Hedwige Chrétien - Vision !
  7. Louis Masson - Trois Pièces: No. 1, Allegro vivace
  8. Louis Masson - Trois Pièces: No. 2, Andante
  9. Louis Masson - Trois Pièces: No. 3, Valse lente
  10. Édouard Lalo - Introduction & Allegretto from the ballet "Namouna"
  11. Xavier Leroux - Le Nil, mélodie
  12. Ernest Moret - Nuit de langueur, Nuit de mensonge
  13. André Coedès-Mongin - Suite, Op. 5: I. Conte gris
  14. André Coedès-Mongin - Suite, Op. 5: II. Tarantelle
  15. Augustin Lefort - Sur l'eau, barcarolle
  16. Alexandre Guilmant - Romance sans paroles, Op. 85
  17. Paul Taffanel - Fantaisie sur "Francesca de Rimini", opéra de A. Thomas

Filippo Mazzoli, flute
Nathalie Dang, piano

Date: 2020
Label: Dynamic

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Various Composers - Turkish Piano Trios (Bosphorus Trio)


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  • (01) Hasan Ferid Alnar - Piano Trio
  • (05) Ferit Tüzün - Piano Trio
  • (06) İlhan Baran - Dönüşümler (Transformations)
  • (07) Oğuzhan Balcı - Piano Trio No. 1

Bosphorus Trio
Özgecan Günöz, violin
Çağlayan Çetin, cello
Özgür Ünaldı, piano

Date: 2020
Label: Naxos

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Various Composers - Armenian Piano Trios (Trio Aeternus)


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  • (01) Arno Babajanian - Piano Trio in F sharp minor
  • (04) Komitas Vardapet - Six Armenian Miniatures (arr. Varoujan Bartikian)
  • (10) Nina Grigoryan - Aeternus
  • (13) Ardashes Agoshian - Piano Trio, 'Homage to Komitas'

Trio Aeternus
Alexander Stewart, violin
Varoujan Bartikian, cello
João Paulo Santos, piano

Date: 2020
Label: Toccata

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Monday, February 8, 2021

Various Composers - Reminiscences of Brazil (Justin Badgerow)


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  • (01) Francisco Mignone - Seis Preludios
  • (07) Heitor Villa-Lobos - Bachianas Brasieiras No. 4
  • (11) Heitor Villa-Lobos - Ciclo Brasileiro
  • (13) Darius Milhaud - Saudades do Brasil, Op. 67
  • (17) Francisco Mignone - Valse Élégante
  • (18) Paulo Gondim - Works
  • (23) Camargo Guarnieri - Dansa Brasiliera
  • (24) Francisco Mignone - Congada

Justin Badgerow, piano
Date: 2020
Label: Divine Art
https://divineartrecords.com/recording/reminiscences-of-brazil/

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Various Composers - Sketches of China (Xuefei Yang)


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CD1:
  1. Renchang Fu - A Lovely Rose (arr. Renchang Fu)
  2. Wei Qu - Flower Drum (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  3. Chinese Traditional Song - A Moonlit Night on the Spring River (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  4. Guang Ren - Silver Clouds Chasing the Moon (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  5. Chinese Traditional Song - Hujia (arr. Weiliang Zhang)
  6. Chinese Traditional Song - White Snow in the Spring Sunlight (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  7. Tieshan Liu - Yao Dance (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  8. Kunqu opera - Everlasting Longing (arr. Sha Yuan)
  9. Chinese Traditional Song - Three Variations on Plum Blossom (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  10. Chinese Traditional Song - Fisherman’s Song by Moonlight (arr. Sha Yuan & Xuefei Yang)
CD2:
  1. Changjun Xu - Sword Dance (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  2. Yong Ning - Camel Bells Along the Silk Road (arr. Xuefei Yang)
  3. Yi Chen - Shuo Chang
  4. Wen-chung Chou - Three Folk Songs (arr. Kenneth Kwan & Xuefei Yang)
  5. Renchang Fu - Dreams of Gulangyu Island
  6. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 1
  7. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 2
  8. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 3
  9. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 4
  10. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 5
  11. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 6
  12. Tan Dun - Seven Desires: 7
  13. Qing Xi Weng - The Moon Represents My Heart (arr. Roland Dyens)

Xuefei Yang, guitar
Date: 2020
Label: Decca

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Various Composers - The Polish Violin (Jennifer Pike; Petr Limonov)


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  1. Karol Szymanowski - Mythes (Trois Poèmes), Op. 30: I. La Fontaine d'Aréthuse
  2. Karol Szymanowski - Mythes (Trois Poèmes), Op. 30: II. Narcisse
  3. Karol Szymanowski - Mythes (Trois Poèmes), Op. 30: III. Dryades et Pan
  4. Karol Szymanowski - Nocturne & Tarantella in E minor, Op. 28: Nocturne
  5. Karol Szymanowski - Nocturne & Tarantella in E minor, Op. 28: Tarantella
  6. Karol Szymanowski - Chant de Roxane (from the opera Król Roger, Op. 46)
  7. Karol Szymanowski - Romance in D major, Op. 23
  8. Moritz Moszkowski - Guitarre in G major, Op. 45 No. 2
  9. Mieczysław Karłowicz - Impromptu
  10. Henryk Wieniawski - Légende, Op. 17
  11. Henryk Wieniawski - Polonaise de concert in D major, Op. 4

Jennifer Pike, violin
Petr Limonov, piano

Date: 2019
Label: Chandos

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Friday, February 5, 2021

Various Composers - Swedish Violin Treasures (Cecilia Zilliacus; Bengt Forsberg)


Information

  • (01) Helena Munktell - Violin Sonata in E flat, Op. 21
  • (05) Algot Haquinius - Suite for Violin & Piano
  • (08) Harald Fryklöf - Sonata à la Legenda
  • (12) Ika Peyron - 2 Characteristic Pieces, Op. 19

Cecilia Zilliacus, violin
Bengt Forsberg, piano

Date: 2020
Label: dB Productions

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Thursday, February 4, 2021

Various Composers - Gypsy Strings (Adam Summerhayes; Emil Chakalov)


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  1. Traditional - Put out your cigarettes and dance (arr. Summerhayes)
  2. Adam Summerhayes - Firefly
  3. Traditional - Bulgarian Lament (arr. Summerhayes)
  4. Adam Summerhayes - Caravan
  5. Grigoraș Dinicu - The Lark (arr. Summerhayes)
  6. Adam Summerhayes - Five Naked Ladybirds
  7. Adam Summerhayes - Last Train to Barking
  8. Traditional - Swifts in Flight (arr. Summerhayes)
  9. Adam Summerhayes - Copanitza
  10. Adam Summerhayes - Slower One
  11. Traditional - Bessarabyanka (arr. Summerhayes)
  12. Traditional - Polka (arr. Summerhayes)
  13. Adam Summerhayes - Hot Doina

Adam Summerhayes & Emil Chakalov, violin
London Concertante

Date: 2008
Label: Chandos

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Various Composers - Souvenir (LGT Young Soloists)


Information

  1. Marcel Grandjany - Aria in Classic Style
  2. Grigoraș Dinicu - Hora Staccato (arr. Jascha Heifetz / Paul Struck)
  3. Max Bruch - Romanze
  4. Astor Piazzolla - Le Grand Tango (arr. Paul Struck)
  5. Jules Massenet - Meditation from the opera Thaïs
  6. Giovanni Bottesini - Tarantella (arr. James Scott)
  7. Giovanni Sollima - Violoncelles, vibrez!
  8. Fritz Kreisler - Liebesleid
  9. Alberto Ginastera - Pampeana No. 1, Op. 16 (arr. Fernando Hasaj)
  10. David Popper - Polonais de concert, Op. 14 (arr. Paul Struck)
  11. Myroslav Skoryk - Melody

LGT Young Soloists
Alexander Gilman, artistic director

Date: 2019
Label: RCA

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Various Composers - Russian Soul (LGT Young Soloists)


Information

  1. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Andante cantabile
  2. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34 (arr. Paul Struck)
  3. Anton Arensky - Little Ballade, Op. 12 No. 1 (arr. Paul Struck)
  4. Mikhail Glinka, Mily Balakirev - The Lark (arr. Paul Struck)
  5. Anton Arensky - Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a
  6. Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Mélodie, Op. 42 No. 3 (arr. Paul Struck)
  7. Serge Koussevitzky - Valse miniature, Op. 1 No. 2
  8. Sergei Rachmaninov - Vocalise Op. 34 No. 14
  9. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Serenade, Op. 37 (arr. Paul Struck)
  10. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Efrem Zimbalist - The Golden Cockerel Fantasy (arr. Paul Struck)
  11. Sergei Rachmaninov - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Var. 18 (arr. Paul Struck)

LGT Young Soloists
Alexander Gilman, artistic director

Date: 2017
Label: RCA

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