6 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Quartet for Strings no 1 in C major, Op. 49; Quartet for Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 68; Quartet for Strings no 4 in D major, Op. 83; Quartet for Strings no 3 in F major, Op. 73...
Ensemble: Borodin Quartet
The second traversal by the Borodin Quartet of the complete String Quartets of Dmitri Shostakovich. Includes a performance of Shostakovich's Piano Quintet, op. 57, with...continue...
Bach: Goldberg Variations; Partita No. 2, BWV 826 ò English Suite No. 2, BWV 807 / Grigory Sokolov: piano
2 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988; Partita for Keyboard no 2 in C minor, BWV 826; English Suite no 2 in A minor, BWV 807
Performers: Sokolov, Grigory
Melodiya presents concert recordings of J.S. Bach's compositions performed by Grigory Sokolov, arguably the most intellectual of all modern Russian pianists. At the age of...continue...
Rachmaninov: Works for Orchestra and Choir - Symphonies 1-3; The Rock; Spring, Op. 20; The Bells et al. /
5 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny; Kitayenko, Dmitri
Ensemble: Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonic Society; USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Rachmaninov was a recognized author of piano music in his lifetime. His works in other genres may not be as popular, but as a symphonist...continue...
Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades, opera / Zurab Anjaparidze, Irina Arkhipova, Vera Firsova, et al. Khaikin
3 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Conductors: Khaikin, Boris
Ensemble: State Academic Bolshoi Theater Chorus; State Academic Bolshoi Theater Orchestra
Melodiya presents a rare recording of Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky's opera The Queen of Spades! It is difficult to surprise a modern music lover with an...continue...
2 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Conductors: Chistyakov, Andrei; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Svetlanov, Evgeny; Mravinsky, Evgeny; Oistrakh, David
Ensemble: Leningrad Philharmonic Society Symphony Orchestra; Moscow State Philharmonic Society Symphony Orchestra; State Academic Symphony Orchestra; USSR State Symphony Orchestra
It has been two centuries since Richard Wagner was born, but his music still reigns supreme on the world's opera stages and concert halls. The...continue...
J.S. Bach: Works for Organ - Chorale Preludes, Toccatas, Preludes, Fugues / Leonid Roizman: organ [2 CDs]
2 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25
Prominent musician Leonid Roizman was a key figure for domestic organ music of the 20th century. A student of Russian organ school founder Alexander Goedicke,...continue...
Rachmaninoff: Works for piano and orchestra / Viktor Yeresko; Sviatoslav Richter; Peter Donohoe; Nikolai Petrov; Sergey Dorensky [3 CDs]
3 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Conductors: Provatorov, Gennady; Sanderling, Kurt; Fedoseyev, Vladimir; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: All-Union Radio Big Symphony Orchestra; Central Television and All-Union Radio Symphony Orchestra; Leningrad Philharmonic Society Symphony Orchestra; USSR State Academi Symphony Orchestra
An uncommon set of piano concerti by Sergey Rachmaninoff. This three-disc set is a collection of performances of all Rachmaninoff's concertos by various pianists of...continue...
Clarinet & Piano: 'Favourite Pages' - works by Debussy, Grechaninov, Hindemith, Poulenc, Taneyev / Ivan Stolbov, clarinet, Kim Ja Ran, piano
1 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25
An album presenting the art of two young soloists - virtuoso clarinetist Ivan Stolbov and pianist Kim Ja Ran. Both musicians are graduates of the...continue...
Van Cliburn in Moscow - Works by Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Grieg et al. / Kondrashin, Moscow PO [5CDs] (live 1958-1972)
5 CD / Melodiya / 2014-03-25Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill
Ensemble: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
A five-disc set of Russian Soviet-era recordings by the recently deceased American pianist Van Cliburn. Set includes solo work and many of the greatest piano...continue...