Legendary Russian Pianists
BRILLIANT CLASSICS 9014

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General information
Sound type:
S/M
Released:
2009
Format:
CD
Number of records:
25
Tracklist
disc 1
1
Frédéric Chopin
3 Mazurkas (no.33-35), op.56, B.153, 1843, Mazurka no.1, B
Konstantin Igumnov
1935
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2
Alexander Scriabin
2 Poèmes, op.32, 1903, Poème no.1, F♯
Konstantin Igumnov
1935
:
3
Robert Schumann
Kreisleriana (8 Fantasien), op.16, 1838
Konstantin Igumnov
1941
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4
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
The Seasons, op.37a, TH.135, 1876
Konstantin Igumnov
1947
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disc 2
1
Franz Liszt
Fantasie über Themen aus Beethovens Ruinen von Athen, S.388b, LW.A177, 1839
Grigory Ginzburg
1952-01-02
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2
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Concerto, f♯, op.20, 1896
Samuel Feinberg, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1950-05-15
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3
Frédéric Chopin
Piano Concerto no.1, e, op.11, B.53, 1830
Heinrich Neuhaus, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1951-06-01
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disc 3
1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto no.20, d, K.466, K6.466, 1785
Lev Oborin, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, David Oistrakh
1964-04-10
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2
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Piano Concerto no.1 (final version), b♭, op.23, TH.55, 1890
Lev Oborin, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1948-03-27
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3
Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Concerto no.1, D♭, op.10, 1912
Rudolf Kerer, USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1961-04-15
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4
Sergei Prokofiev
The Love for Three Oranges, op.33ter, 1922, 1. March
Rudolf Kerer
1961-04-15
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disc 4
1
Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt
Prelude and fugue, a, BWV.543, BC.J 26, +1715, Prelude and Fugue no.1, S.462/1, 1850
Maria Yudina
1952-04-10
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2
Franz Liszt
Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen (Praeludium nach J. S. Bach), f, S.179, LW.A198, R.23, C.770, 1859
Maria Yudina
1950-02-28
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3
Ludwig van Beethoven
3 Piano Sonatas (nos.5–7), op.10, ?1797, 1. Piano Sonata no.5, c, op.10/1
Maria Yudina
1950-05-03
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4
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.32, c, op.111, 1822
Maria Yudina
1958-06-26
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disc 5
1
Alexander Scriabin
24 Preludes, op.11, 1896
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1951-02
Preludes nos.1-3, 6-8, 11-13, 17
11:40
Preludes nos.1-3, 6-8, 11-13, 17
2
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata no.3 (Etats d'âme), f♯, op.23, 1898
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1946-01-01
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3
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata no.2 (Sonata-Fantasy), g♯, op.19, 1897, 1. Andante
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-01-01
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4
Alexander Scriabin
2 Poèmes, op.32, 1903, Poème no.2, D
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1946-01-01
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5
Alexander Scriabin
2 Poèmes, C, op.44, 1904, Poème no.1
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1946-01-01
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6
Alexander Scriabin
4 Morceaux, op.56, 1908, 2. Ironies, C
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1946-01-01
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7
Alexander Scriabin
2 Morceaux, op.57, 1908, 1. Désir
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1946-01-01
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8
Alexander Scriabin
Polonaise, b♭, op.21, 1897
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1950-11-03
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9
Alexander Scriabin
8 Etudes, op.42, 1903, Etude no.4, F♯
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1948-07-06
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10
Alexander Scriabin
8 Etudes, op.42, 1903, Etude no.6, D♭
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1950-11-09
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11
Alexander Scriabin
Waltz, A♭, op.38, 1903
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1946-01-01
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disc 6
1
Alexander Scriabin
6 Preludes, op.13, 1895
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
nos.1,3,6
4:33
nos.1,3,6
2
Alexander Scriabin
24 Preludes, op.11, 1896
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
nos.2,4,5,9,10,15,16,19,21,22,24
14:47
nos.2,4,5,9,10,15,16,19,21,22,24
3
Alexander Scriabin
5 Preludes, op.15, 1896, Prelude no.1, A
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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4
Alexander Scriabin
Prelude and Nocturne for the Left Hand, op.9, 1894, 1. Prelude, c♯
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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5
Alexander Scriabin
4 Preludes, op.22, 1897, Prelude no.2, c♯
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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6
Alexander Scriabin
5 Preludes, op.16, 1895
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
nos.2,5,4
2:45
nos.2,5,4
7
Alexander Scriabin
3 Morceaux, op.52, 1907
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
nos.1&3
2:41
nos.1&3
8
Alexander Scriabin
2 Morceaux, op.59, 1910, 1. Poème
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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9
Alexander Scriabin
4 Morceaux, op.51, 1906
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
nos.3&1
2:41
nos.3&1
10
Alexander Scriabin
Poème Satanique, op.36, 1903
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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11
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata no.9 (Black Mass), F, op.68, 1913
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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12
Alexander Scriabin
2 Poèmes, op.69, 1913
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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13
Alexander Scriabin
2 Danses, op.73, 1914
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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14
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata no.10 (Trill), C, op.70, 1913
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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15
Alexander Scriabin
3 Morceaux, op.45, 1904, 1. Feuillet d'album, E♭
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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16
Alexander Scriabin
8 Etudes, op.42, 1903, Etude no.5, c♯
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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17
Alexander Scriabin
2 Mazurkas, op.40, 1903, Mazurka no.2, F♯
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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18
Alexander Scriabin
12 Etudes, op.8, 1894, Etude no.12, d♯
Vladimir Sofronitsky
1960-02-02
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disc 7
1
Frédéric Chopin
12 Etudes, op.10, 1832, Etude no.4 (Torrent), c♯, op.10, B.75
Vladimir Horowitz
1935-06-02
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2
Frédéric Chopin
12 Etudes, op.10, 1832, Etude no.5 (Black keys), G♭, op.10, B.57
Vladimir Horowitz
1935-06-02
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3
Frédéric Chopin
12 Etudes, op.10, 1832, Etude no.8 (Sunrise), F, op.10, B.42
Vladimir Horowitz
1932-11-15
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4
Frédéric Chopin
12 Etudes, op.25, 1837, Etude no.3 (The Horseman), F, op.25, B.99
Vladimir Horowitz
1934-05-12
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5
Frédéric Chopin
5 Mazurkas (no.5-9), op.7, B.61, c1832, Mazurka no.3, f, c1830
Vladimir Horowitz
1932-11-15
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6
Frédéric Chopin
4 Mazurkas (no.26-29), op.41, B.122, 1839, Mazurka no.2, e, op.41, B.126, 1838
Vladimir Horowitz
1933-05-29
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7
Frédéric Chopin
3 Mazurkas, op.50, B.145, 1842, Mazurka no.3, c♯
Vladimir Horowitz
1935-06-02
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8
Frédéric Chopin
Scherzo no.4, E, op.54, B.147, 1843
Vladimir Horowitz
1936-03-09
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9
Frédéric Chopin
Piano Sonata no.2, b♭, op.35, 1839, 1. Grave. Doppio movimento, op.35, B.128
Vladimir Horowitz
1936-03-09
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10
Franz Liszt
Harmonies poétiques et religieuses III, S.173, LW.A158, R.14, C.294, C.347-350, 1853, 7. Funérailles, f, S.173, LW.A158, R.14, C.294, 1849
Vladimir Horowitz
1932-11-15
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11
Franz Liszt
Piano Sonata, b, S.178, LW.A179, R.21, C.668, 1853
Vladimir Horowitz
1932-11-12
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disc 8
1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto no.5 (Emperor), E♭, op.73, 1811
Maria Grinberg, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1957-01-23
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2
Johann Sebastian Bach
Harpsichord Concerto no.1, d, BWV.1052, c1738
Tatiana Nikolayeva, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1965-12-03
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disc 9
1
Frédéric Chopin
Piano Sonata no.2, b♭, op.35, 1839
Yakov Flier
1956
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2
Sergei Rachmaninov
Morceaux de fantaisie, op.3, 1892, 2. Prelude, c♯
Yakov Flier
1952
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3
Sergei Rachmaninov
10 Preludes, op.23, 1903, Prelude no.5, g, op.23/5, 1901
Yakov Flier
1952
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4
Dmitry Kabalevsky
24 Preludes, op.38, 1944
Yakov Flier
1955
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disc 10
1
Johannes Brahms
Piano Concerto no.2, B♭, op.83, 1881
Igor Zhukov, USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1963-01-26
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2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto no.24, c, K.491, K6.491, 1786
Dmitri Bashkirov, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1958-01-06
Cadenza to movement 1 by J.N. Hummel
29:15
Cadenza to movement 1 by J.N. Hummel
disc 11
1
Johannes Brahms
Piano Concerto no.1, d, op.15, 1859
Yakov Zak, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, David Oistrakh
1969-04-17
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2
Camille Saint-Saëns
Piano Concerto no.2, g, op.22, R.190, 1868
Bella Davidovich, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk
1960-03-15
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disc 12
1
Sergei Rachmaninov
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, a, op.43, 1934
Victor Merzhanov, USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1959-11-02
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2
Manuel de Falla
Noches en los jardines de España, symphony impressions, G.49, 1916
Alexander Iokheles, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1962-01-22
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3
Arthur Honegger
Piano Concertino, H.55, 1924
Alexander Iokheles, Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1962-06-07
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disc 13
1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.27, e, op.90, 1814
Sviatoslav Richter
1965-01-10
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2
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.30, E, op.109, 1820
Sviatoslav Richter
1972-01-22
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3
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.31, A♭, op.110, 1822
Sviatoslav Richter
1965-10-10
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4
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.32, c, op.111, 1822
Sviatoslav Richter
1975-01-12
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disc 14
1
Ludwig van Beethoven
3 Piano Sonatas (nos.1–3), op.2, 1795, Piano Sonata no.3, C, op.2/3
Sviatoslav Richter
1975-01-12
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2
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.28, A, op.101, 1818
Sviatoslav Richter
1965-10-10
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3
Franz Liszt
Piano Sonata, b, S.178, LW.A179, R.21, C.668, 1853
Sviatoslav Richter
1965-10-12
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disc 15
1
Franz Schubert
Piano Sonata no.21, B♭, D.960, 1828
Sviatoslav Richter
1961-11-13
43:54
recording date labelled 31 November 1961
2
Franz Schubert
Piano Sonata no.9, B, op.147, D.575, 1817
Sviatoslav Richter
1965-10-12
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disc 16
1
Frédéric Chopin
2 Nocturnes (no.13-14), op.48, B.142, 1841, Nocturne no.1, c
Emil Gilels
1949
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2
Frédéric Chopin
Piano Sonata no.2, b♭, op.35, 1839
Emil Gilels
1949-09
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3
Frédéric Chopin
Polonaise (Héroique), A♭, op.53, B.147, 1843
Emil Gilels
1949-09
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4
Frédéric Chopin
Impromptu no.2, F♯, op.36, B.129, 1839
Emil Gilels
1950-04-07
5:28
recording date labelled March 1949
5
Frédéric Chopin
Piano Sonata no.3, b, op.58, B.155, 1844
Emil Gilels
1977-12-27
27:11
recording date labelled January 1977
disc 17
1
Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Sonata no.2, d, op.14, 1912
Emil Gilels
1951-05
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2
Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Sonata no.3 (From Old Notebooks), a, op.28, 1917
Emil Gilels
1984-01-26
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3
Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Sonata no.8, B♭, op.84, 1944
Emil Gilels
1967-01-26
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4
Sergei Prokofiev
Visions fugitives, 20 pieces, op.22, 1917
Emil Gilels
1954-10-03
nos.1,2,3,5,6,7,11,12,14,17,18
9:42
nos.1,2,3,5,6,7,11,12,14,17,18
5
Sergei Prokofiev
Toccata, d, op.11, 1912
Emil Gilels
1954-10-03
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6
Sergei Prokofiev
The Love for Three Oranges, op.33ter, 1922, 1. March
Emil Gilels
1954-10-03
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disc 18
1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata no.29 (Hammerklavier), B♭, op.106, 1818
Emil Gilels
1984-01-26
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disc 19
1
Franz Liszt
Années de pèlerinage II (Deuxième année: Italie), S.161, LW.A55, R.10b, C.156-162, 1849, 7. Après une lecture du Dante (Fantasia quasi Sonata), S.161, LW.A55, R.10b, C.162
Lazar Berman
1971-11-22
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2
Franz Liszt
Mephisto Waltz no.1 (Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke), S.514, LW.A189/1, R.181, C.789, 1861
Lazar Berman
1967-01-06
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3
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 1. Preludio, C, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623
Lazar Berman
1956-04-26
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4
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 3. Paysage, F, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.625
Lazar Berman
1956-04-26
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5
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 5. Feux-follets (Irrlichter), B♭, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.627
Lazar Berman
1956-04-26
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6
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 6. Vision, g, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.628
Lazar Berman
1950-11-18
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7
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 10. Allegro agitato molto (Appassionata), f, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.632
Lazar Berman
1956-04-26
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8
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 11. Harmonies du soir, D♭, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.633
Lazar Berman
1953-10-22
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9
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 12. Chasse-neige, b, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.634
Lazar Berman
1953-10-22
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10
Franz Liszt
Rhapsodie espagnole, S.254, LW.A195, R.90, C.863, 1858
Lazar Berman
1952-03-03
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disc 20
1
Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Concerto no.2, g, op.16, 1913
Vladimir Ashkenazy, USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky
1961-02-02
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2
Sergei Rachmaninov
Variations on a Theme of Chopin, c, op.22, 1903
Viktoria Postnikova
1988-12-14
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3
Sergei Rachmaninov
Polka de W.R., A♭, TN.II/18, 1911
Viktoria Postnikova
1988-05-07
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4
Sergei Rachmaninov
Morceaux de fantaisie, op.3, 1892, 2. Prelude, c♯
Viktoria Postnikova
1988-12-14
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5
Anton Arensky
The Fountain of Bakhchisaray, cantata, op.46, 1899, 1. Introduction, Arrangement for Piano
Viktoria Postnikova
1988-05-07
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disc 21
1
Johannes Brahms
3 Intermezzos, op.117, 1892
Nelly Akopian-Tamarina
1996-01-30
nos.1&3
12:52
nos.1&3
2
Johannes Brahms
3 Intermezzos, op.117, 1892, Intermezzo no.2, b♭
Nelly Akopian-Tamarina
1995-11-30
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3
Robert Schumann
Fantasie (Obolen auf Beethovens Monument), C, op.17, 1838
Nelly Akopian-Tamarina
1981-07-15
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4
Robert Schumann
Arabeske, C, op.18, 1839
Nelly Akopian-Tamarina
1981-07-15
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disc 22
1
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata no.2 (Sonata-Fantasy), g♯, op.19, 1897
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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2
Alexander Scriabin
12 Etudes, op.8, 1894, Etude no.2, f♯
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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3
Alexander Scriabin
12 Etudes, op.8, 1894, Etude no.4, B
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
:
4
Alexander Scriabin
12 Etudes, op.8, 1894, Etude no.5, E
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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5
Alexander Scriabin
8 Etudes, op.42, 1903, Etude no.3, F♯
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
:
6
Alexander Scriabin
8 Etudes, op.42, 1903, Etude no.4, F♯
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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7
Alexander Scriabin
8 Etudes, op.42, 1903, Etude no.7, f
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
:
8
Alexander Scriabin
4 Morceaux, op.51, 1906
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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9
Alexander Scriabin
Piano Sonata no.9 (Black Mass), F, op.68, 1913
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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10
Alexander Scriabin
Vers la flamme, op.72, 1914
Nikolai Demidenko
1989-12-06
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11
Sergei Prokofiev
Visions fugitives, 20 pieces, op.22, 1917
Nikolai Demidenko
1990-05-30
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disc 23
1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto no.9 (Jeunehomme), E, K.271, K6.271, 1777
Mikhail Pletnev, Moscow State Chamber Orchestra, Viktor Tretyakov
1984-06-15
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2
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto no.3, c, op.37, 1803
Andrei Gavrilov, USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov
1981-12-28
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disc 24
1
Franz Liszt
2 Konzertetüden, S.145, LW.A218, R.6, C.850-851, 1862, 1. Waldesrauschen, D♭, S.145, LW.A218, R.6, C.850
Evgeni Kissin
1983-05-23
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2
Franz Liszt
3 Études de concert, S.144, LW.A118, R.5, C.515-517, 1849, 2. La leggierezza, f, S.144, LW.A118, R.5, C.516
Evgeni Kissin
1983-05-23
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3
Franz Liszt
Liebesträume, S.541, LW.A103, R.211, C.583-585, 1850, Liebestraum no.3 (O lieb, solang du lieben kannst!), A♭, S.541, LW.A103, R.211, C.585
Evgeni Kissin
1989-02-26
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4
Franz Liszt
Hungarian Rhapsodies, S.244, LW.A132, R.106, C.466-480, C.1267-1268, C.1333-1334, 1885, Hungarian Rhapsody no.12, c♯, S.244, LW.A132, R.106, C.477, 1847
Evgeni Kissin
1989-02-26
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5
Franz Liszt
Études d'exécution transcendante (12 Transcendental Etudes), S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.623-634, 1851, 10. Allegro agitato molto (Appassionata), f, S.139, LW.A172, R.2, C.632
Evgeni Kissin
1989-02-26
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6
Robert Schumann
Symphonic Etudes, op.13, 1837
Evgeni Kissin
1989-02-26
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7
Robert Schumann
Abegg Variations, op.1, 1830
Evgeni Kissin
1989-02-26
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8
Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt
Myrthen, op.25, 1840, 1. Widmung (Du meine Seele, du mein Herz), A♭, Liebeslied, S.566, LW.A133, R.253, C.530, 1848
Evgeni Kissin
1989-02-26
3:32
recording date labelled 23 May 1983
disc 25
1
Sergei Rachmaninov
Etudes-tableaux, op.33, 1911
Nikolai Lugansky
1992-06
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2
Sergei Rachmaninov
Etudes-tableaux, op.39, 1917
Nikolai Lugansky
1992-06
: