Pianist of the Century - Complete Solo & Concerto Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon

Pianist of the Century - Complete Solo & Concerto Recordings On Deutsche Grammophon

by Sviatoslav Richter
     
 

Easily one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, Sviatoslav Richter recorded nine albums for Detusche Grammophon between 1956 and 1962. All of those solo and concerto LP recordings are now available together for the first time, and at a budget price.

A brilliant performer as well as an enigmatic personality, Richter dominated the classical music scene for

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Easily one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century, Sviatoslav Richter recorded nine albums for Detusche Grammophon between 1956 and 1962. All of those solo and concerto LP recordings are now available together for the first time, and at a budget price.

A brilliant performer as well as an enigmatic personality, Richter dominated the classical music scene for decades and gave landmark performances in almost every style, from Bach to 20th-century works.

Beautifully packaged, the albums are presented in their original couplings with the original LP artwork on individual CD sleeves.

Includes:

  • CD 1: Schumann: March in G minor; Waldszenen op. 82; Fantasiestücke op. 12
  • CD 2: Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 20; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto no. 5
  • CD 3: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto no. 2; 6 Preludes
  • CD 4: Schumann: Piano Concerto; Introduction and Allegro in G major; Novellette; Toccata in C major op. 7
  • CD 5: Recital: Haydn (Sonata in G minor); Chopin (Ballade no. 3 in A flat major); Debussy; Prokofiev (Sonata no. 8 in B flat major)
  • CD 6: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto no. 1
  • CD 7: Beethoven: Rondo for Piano and Orchestra; Piano Concerto no. 3
  • CD 8: Recital: Chopin (incl. Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major, Ballade no. 4 in F minor); Debussy (Estampes); Scriabin (Sonata no. 5 in F sharp minor, op. 53)
  • CD 9: Recital: J.S. Bach (from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1); Schubert; Schumann; Rachmaninoff; Prokofiev

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Release Date:
06/09/2009
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028947781226
catalogNumber:
001296502
Rank:
36991

Tracks

  1. Visions fugitives (20), for piano, Op. 22  - Sergey Prokofiev  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  2. Prelude for piano No.23 in G sharp minor, Op. 32/12  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  3. Variations on the name "Abegg," for piano in F major, Op. 1  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  4. Ländler (17) for piano (Deutsche Tänze), D. 366: No. 1 in A major / No. 3 in A minor / No. 5 in A m  - Franz Schubert  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  5. Allegretto for piano in C minor, D. 915  - Franz Schubert  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  6. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 8 in E flat minor (WTC I/8), BWV 853 (BC L87)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  7. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 6 in D minor (WTC I/6), BWV 851 (BC L85)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  8. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 5 in D major (WTC I/5), BWV 850 (BC L84)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  9. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 4 in C sharp minor (WTC I/4), BWV 849 (BC L83)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  10. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 1 in C major (WTC I/1), BWV 846 (BC L80)  - Johann Sebastian Bach  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  11. Piano Sonata No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 53  - Alexander Scriabin  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  12. Estampes, for piano, L. 100  - Claude Debussy  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  13. Ballade for piano No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52, CT. 5  - Frédéric Chopin  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  14. Etude for piano No. 12 in C minor ("Revolutionary"), Op. 10/12, CT. 25  - Frédéric Chopin  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  15. Etude for piano No. 1 in C major, Op. 10/1, CT. 14  - Frédéric Chopin  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  16. Polonaise-fantasy for piano No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, CT. 156  - Frédéric Chopin  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  17. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37  - Ludwig van Beethoven  -  Vienna Symphony Orchestra  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Kurt Sanderling  - Elsa Schiller
  18. Rondo for piano & orchestra in B flat major, WoO 6  - Ludwig van Beethoven  - Carl Czerny  -  Vienna Symphony Orchestra  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Kurt Sanderling  - Elsa Schiller
  19. Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23  - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky  -  Vienna Symphony Orchestra  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Herbert von Karajan  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  20. Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat major ("War Sonata 3"), Op. 84  - Sergey Prokofiev  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  21. Préludes (12) for piano, Book I, L. 117  - Claude Debussy  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  22. Ballade for piano No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47, CT. 4  - Frédéric Chopin  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  23. Keyboard Sonata in G minor, H. 16/44  - Franz Joseph Haydn  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  24. Toccata for piano in C major, Op. 7  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  25. Novellette for piano in F major, Op. 21/1  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  26. Introduction and Allegro appassionato, for piano & orchestra in G major, Op. 92  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller  -  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra  - Stanislaw Wislocki  -  Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
  27. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Witold Rowicki  - Elsa Schiller  -  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra  -  Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
  28. Preludes (10) for piano, Op. 23  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  29. Preludes (13) for piano, Op. 32  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  30. Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18  - Sergey Rachmaninov  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller  -  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra  - Stanislaw Wislocki  -  Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
  31. Piano Concerto No. 5 in G major, Op. 55  - Sergey Prokofiev  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Witold Rowicki  - Elsa Schiller  -  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra  -  Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
  32. Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K. 466  - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Witold Rowicki  - Elsa Schiller  -  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra  - Stanislaw Wislocki  -  Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra
  33. Fantasiestücke (8 Fantasy Pieces), for piano, Op. 12  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  34. Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), for piano, Op. 82  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller
  35. March for piano in G minor (Sehr kräftig), Op. 76/2  - Robert Schumann  - Nikolaus Boddin  - Sviatoslav Richter  - Elsa Schiller

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