Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Scriabin, Debussy, Liszt, Grieg, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, Shchedrin et al. / Dmitri Bashkirov, piano (rec 1957-72)
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-04-14
Melodiya presents an album of the remarkable Russian pianist Dmitri Bashkirov. After Bashkirov graduated the Moscow Conservatory, he received the first prize of the Long-Thibault...continue...
Arif Melikov (b.1933): Legend of Love, a ballet in three acts / Moscow Radio SO, Valery Gergiev (rec. 1968)
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-04-14Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Firma Melodiya presents a recording of Arif Melikov's Legend of Love, one of the most outstanding works of Soviet ballet theatre. Legend of Love (1958...continue...
1 CD / Melodiya / 2015-04-14Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill; Barshai, Rudolf
Ensemble: Moscow Chamber Orchestra; Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra
Melodiya presents a collection of selected symphonies by Moisey Weinberg. Weinberg's vivid composing individuality, which combined elements of Jewish, Polish and Russian national cultures, allows...continue...
Russian Romances: Songs of Mikhail Glinka, Cesar Cui, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov et al. / Elena Zaremba, mezzo; Antonina Kadobnova, piano
1 CD / Melodiya / 2015-03-10
Firma Melodiya presents an album of classical Russian romances performed by Elena Zaremba. One of the best Russian mezzo-sopranos of her generation, the singer began...continue...
Treasures of World Music: Works of Grieg, Puccini, Brahms, Shostakovich, Donizetti, Prokofiev & Tchaikovsky / Dmitri Kitayenko, conductor; Various Ensembles [6 CDs]
6 CD / Melodiya / 2015-03-10
Firma Melodiya presents a boxed set dedicated to the 75th anniversary of one of the outstanding contemporary Russian conductors Dmitri Kitayenko. This 6 CD set...continue...
Giya Kancheli (b.1935): Mourned by the Wind, liturgy for violin & orchestra; Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 & 6 / Yuri Bashmet, viola et al.; The State SO of Georgia; Kakhidze
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-03-10Conductors: Kakhidze, Jansug
Ensemble: The State Symphony Orchestra of Georgia
Firma Melodiya presents symphonic music by the outstanding Georgian composer Giya Kancheli. The name of this composer is well-known to a wide circle of listeners...continue...
1 CD / Melodiya / 2015-03-10
Firma Melodiya presents a solo album of one of the leading Rusuan cellists of today Alexander Rudin. Professor of the Moscow Conservatory, Alexander Rudin is...continue...
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-02-10Works: Franz Schubert: Sonata for Piano in A minor, D 784/Op. 143; Robert Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9; Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka for piano no 13 in A minor, Op. 17/4, CT. 63; Etude for piano no 8 in ...
Performers: Sokolov, Grigory
Melodiya continues to acquaint music lovers with Grigory Sokolov, the St. Petersburg pianist who has been known to Russian and foreign audiences for nearly half...continue...
Medtner plays Medtner, Vol. 2 - Piano Concertos (3); Sonata-Ballade, Op. 27 / Nikolai Medtner, piano
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-02-10Conductors: Weldon, George; Dobrowen, Issay
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Melodiya continues its series of Nikolai Medtner's own recordings, as a group some of the most valuable gems from its archives. Born to a family...continue...
Charles Munch in Moscow - Debussy: La Mer; Roussel: Baccus et Ariane, suite no 2; Honegger: Symphony no 2
1 CD / Melodiya / 2015-02-10Conductors: Munch, Charles
Ensemble: USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra
Melodiya presents concert recordings of conductor Charles Munch with the USSR State Orchestra. In 1962, after thirteen years with the Boston Symphony, Mr. Munch returned...continue...
Edward Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius / Arthur Davies, Felicity Palmer, Normann Bailey. Hickox, Svetlanov
2 CD / Melodiya / 2015-02-10Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Firma Melodiya presents a recording of The Dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar performed by Evgeny Svetlanov. The Dream of Gerontius (1900), often referred to...continue...
Anthology of Piano Music by Russian and Soviet Composers, Part 3, Disc 1: Before 1917 - works by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Taneyev, Lyadov, Arensky et al.
1 CD / Melodiya / 2015-02-10
Firma Melodiya presents another volume from a large-scale project of Anthology of Russian Piano Music. The eighth disc of the Anthology is dedicated to the...continue...