Classic Archive: Sviatoslav Richter

Overview

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...
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Overview

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.
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Special Features

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

  • Release Date: 6/24/2008
  • UPC: 899132000503
  • Original Release: 1969
  • Source: Euroarts
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD

Menu

Disc #1 -- Classic Archive: Sviatoslav Richter
   Mozart: Piano Sonatas
      No. 4 In E Flat Major, K. 282
         I Allegro
         II Menuetto I & II
         III Allegro
      No. 16 In C Major, K. 545
         I Allegro
         II Andante
         III Rondo
      No. 8 In A Minor, K. 310
         I Allegro Maestoso
         II Andante Cantabile Con Espressione
         III Presto
   Chopin: Études Op. 10
      Op. 10 No. 1 In C Major
      Op. 10 No. 2 In A Minor
      Op. 10 No. 3 In E Major
      Op. 10 No. 4 In C Sharp Minor
      Op. 10 No. 6 In E Flat Minor
      Op. 10 No. 10 In A Flat Major
      Op. 10 No. 11 In E Flat Major
      Op. 10 No. 12 In C Minor, "Revolutionary"
   Chopin: Études Op. 25
      Op. 25 No. 5 In E Minor
      Op. 25 No. 6 In G Sharp Minor
      Op. 25 No. 8 In D Flat Major
      Op. 25 No. 11 In A Minor
   Play All
   Bonus
      Sergei Rachmaninov: Étude-Tableau Op. 39 No. 3 In F Sharp Minor
      Frédéric Chopin: Étude Op. 10 No. 4 In C Sharp Minor
      Frédéric Chopin: Étude Op. 10 No. 12 In C Minor, "Revolutionary"
   Classic Archive
      Classic Archive Catalogue - A Preview
         Michelangeli
         Nikolayeva
         Richter
         Weissenberg
      Credits
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