Alfred Schnittke: Viola Concerto; Cello Concerto No. 1 / Yuri Bashmet, viola; Natalia Gutman, cello. USSR Ministry of Culture SO, Rozhdestvensky (rec. 1986/87)
1 CD / Musical Concepts / 2016-01-22Works: Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola; Concerto for cello & orchestra no 1
Performers: Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Gutman, Natalia
Conductors: Rozhdestvensky, Gennady
Ensemble: USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra
Both these especially lyrical works were composed specifically for (these) star players whose recordings have generally been accepted as definitive......continue...
Recording information: Moscow (07/1986); Moscow (1986)....continue...
Alfred Schnittke - Chamber Music vol. 2: Quartet & Quintet with Piano; String Trio / Louise Bessette, piano
1 CD / ATMA / 2013-01-29Works: Alfred Schnittke: Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor (after Mahler); Trio for violin, viola & cello; Quintet for Piano and Strings
Performers: Bednarz, Frederick; Bessette, Louise; Bouvrette, Pierre-Alain; Lambert, Frederic; Ranzenhofer, Olga; Swoboda, Marcin
Ensemble: Quatuor Molinari
Internationally acclaimed by the public and the critics since its foundation in 1997, the Molinari Quartet has established a mandate to perform works from the...continue...
Recording information: Salle de concert du Conservatoire de musique de Montréa (06/2010/04/2012); Salle Pierre-Mercure Du Centre Pierre-Péladeau, Montréa (06/2010/04/2012)....continue...
1 CD / Phil.Harmonie / 2012-01-31Works: Alfred Schnittke: Trio for violin, viola & cello; Sergey Prokofiev: Sonata for violin & piano no 1 in F minor, Op. 80; Melodies (5) for Violin and Piano, Op. 35bis
Performers: Blacher, Kolja; Kussner, Walter; Lobanov, Vassili; Moser, Johannes
Composer Alfred Schnittke saw himself as a German, a Russian, and a Jew, a "poly-identity" that influenced his views on composition for his String Trio....continue...
Recording information: Studio P4, Berlin (2011-06-06_2011-06-07&2011-)....continue...
1 CD / Challenge / 2010-09-14Works: Arnold Schoenberg: String Trio, Op. 45; Spoken Word: Schönberg Spricht (For the broadcast of the String Trio (May 1949)); Anton Webern: String Trio, Op. 20; Movement for String Trio op. posth.; ...
Performers: Matthynssens, Kris; Roels, Kristien; Stas, Pieter
Ensemble: Goeyvaerts String Trio
On this wonderful disc, the Goeyvarts String Trio plays difficult pieces of Schonberg, Webern, and Schnittke in dazzling form and with a high level of...continue...
Recording information: Partika-Saal, Düsseldorf (D) (08/11/2009-08/13/2009)....continue...
1 CD / Ondine / 2009-08-25Works: Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola
Performers: Carpenter, David Aaron
Conductors: Eschenbach, Christoph
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
"Though the cello clearly represented Elgar's mood of the post-World War I period when he wrote the [Cello Concerto], when violist Lionel Tertis transcribed it...continue...
1 CD / Naïve / 2008-08-26Works: Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola; Dmitry Shostakovich: Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 147
Performers: Hadulla, Markus; Tamesit, Antoine [Viola]
Conductors: Kitayenko, Dmitri
Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
"His technique is pristine, and even the most demanding of extended techniques called for (in particular by Schnittke) are executed with a sense of complete...continue...
1 CD / Gega New / 2008-03-01Works: Béla Bartók: Concerto for Viola, Sz 120; Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola
Performers: Penkov, Dimitar
Conductors: Athinaos, Nikos
During the 20th Century the viola came into its own as a solo instrument. Among the numerous new compositions inspired by the viola's specific, unique...continue...
1 CD / Quartz Records / 2007-11-13Works: Marjan Mozetich: Affairs of the Heart, concerto for violin and string orchestra; Elena Langer: Platch, for violin & string orchestra; Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Violin, viola, cello & strings (Tr...
Performers: Blaumane, Kristina [Cello]; Mints, Roman; Rysanov, Maxim; Toms, Mikel
Conductors: Toms, Mikel
Roman Mints was born in Moscow and began playing the violin at the age of five. He moved to England, where he studied at the...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-10-10Works: Georg Philipp Telemann: Concerto for Viola in G major, TV 51 no G 9; Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Potpourri for viola & orchestra in G minor ("Fantaisie"), Op. 94; Paul Hindemith: Trauermusik for Viola and...
Performers: Moog, Rainer
Conductors: Klein, Emil
Ensemble: Hamburg Soloists
Three hundred years of viola repertoire are represented in the enormous time span of this release. The time frame ranges from Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)...continue...
1 CD / Northern Flowers / 2005-04-01Works: Alfred Schnittke: Sonata for Violin and Piano no 2 "Quasi una Sonata"; Gratulations Rondo; Quintet for Piano and Strings
Performers: Baev, Alexey; Kovalenko, Lidiya; Popov, Alexei; Serov, Yuri; Timofeev, Kirill
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2001-02-01Works: Alfred Schnittke: Fugue for solo violin; Sounding Letters (Klingende Buchstaben), for cello solo; Quintet for Piano and Strings; Peaceful Music (Stille Musik), for violin & cello; Trio for violin, vi...
Performers: Hall, Dimity; Ivashkin, Alexander; Kuchar, Theodore; Lubotsky, Mark; Schnittke, Irina; Smiles, Julian
"Despite my personal limitations in liking Schnittke's music, this performance of the Piano Quintet, the major work on this album, really held me through all...continue...
1 CD / HBDirect Import / 2000-08-08Works: Giya Kancheli: Mourned by the Wind, liturgy for solo viola & orchestra; Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola
Performers: Kashkashian, Kim [Viola]
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Beethovenhalle Orchestra; Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1992-02-01Works: Alfred Schnittke: Quintet for Piano and Strings; Canon in Memoriam Igor Stravinsky, for string quartet; Quartet for Piano and Strings in A minor (after Mahler); Trio for violin, viola & cello
Performers: Kierkegaard, Ingegerd; Nilsson, Helena; Pontinen, Roland; Swedrup, Patrik
1 CD / BIS (Sweden) / 1989-10-01Works: Alfred Schnittke: In Memoriam, for orchestra (orchestral version of the Piano Quintet); Concerto for Viola
Performers: Imai, Nobuko
Conductors: Markiz, Lev
Ensemble: Malmö Symphony Orchestra