Classic Archive: Sviatoslav Richter
  • Classic Archive: Sviatoslav Richter
  • Classic Archive: Sviatoslav Richter

Classic Archive: Sviatoslav Richter

     
 

A classical performer best known as the first individual to premiere a Prokofiev piece other than Prokofiev himself, Russian-born concert pianist Sviatoslav Richter (1915-97) watched his reputation spread after Soviet officials permitted him to tour the west; he revealed adeptness with not only Prokofiev, but Schubert, Rachmaninov, Liszt and others. In this release -… See more details below

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A classical performer best known as the first individual to premiere a Prokofiev piece other than Prokofiev himself, Russian-born concert pianist Sviatoslav Richter (1915-97) watched his reputation spread after Soviet officials permitted him to tour the west; he revealed adeptness with not only Prokofiev, but Schubert, Rachmaninov, Liszt and others. In this release - originally broadcast on the BBC in 1969 - Sviatoslav interprets a series of classical works. Selections include: "Etude-Tableau in F sharp minor" by Rachmaninov, " Etudes, Op. 10" by Chopin, and several others.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/24/2008
UPC:
0899132000503
Original Release:
1969
Source:
Euroarts
Region Code:
0
Sound:
[stereo]
Time:
1:30:00

Special Features

Chopin: Études Op. 10 No. 4 and No. 12; Rachmaninov: Étude-Tableau Op. 39, No. 3

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