Sviatoslav Richter in the 1950s, Vol. 6 ()

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Sviatoslav Richter in the 1950s, Vol. 6 - Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

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  1. Spoken Introduction to the series by Sviatoslav Richter in the 1950's
  2. Petite Suite for piano: 1. Au couvent
  3. Petite Suite for piano: 2. Mazurka in C major
  4. Petite Suite for piano: 3. Serenade
  5. Canzonetta, for piano, Op. 48
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  1. Spoken Introduction to the series by Sviatoslav Richter in the 1950's
  2. Petite Suite for piano: 1. Au couvent
  3. Petite Suite for piano: 2. Mazurka in C major
  4. Petite Suite for piano: 3. Serenade
  5. Canzonetta, for piano, Op. 48
  6. Etude for piano in F major, Op. 37
  7. Nocturne for piano, Op. 37
  8. Etudes-Tableaux, for piano, Op. 33: 9. Etude-tableau in C sharp minor
  9. Pieces (6) for piano, Op. 52: 2. Rondo
  10. Visions fugitives (20), for piano, Op. 22: Nos. 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15 & 18
  11. Pieces (3) for piano (from the ballet Cinderella), Op. 95: 2. Gavotte
  12. Pieces (10) for piano (from the ballet Cinderella), Op. 97: 3. Autumn Fairy
  13. Pieces (10) for piano (from the ballet Cinderella), Op. 97: 6. Orientalia
  14. Pieces (6) for piano (from the ballet Cinderella), Op. 102: 1. Great Waltz
  15. Pieces (6) for piano (from the ballet Cinderella), Op. 102: 3. The Quarrel
  16. Musical Snuffbox, for piano (or orchestra), Op. 32
  17. Mazurka for piano in E minor, Op. 25/3
  18. Etude for piano in F sharp minor, Op. 42/2
  19. Prelude for piano No.23 in G sharp minor, Op. 32/12
  20. Erlkönig (II), transcription for piano (after Schubert, D. 328d), S. 558/4 (LW A42/4)
  21. Prelude for piano No. 25 in C sharp minor, Op. 45, CT. 190
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This release may not interest listeners who are not devoted fans of Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter or who can't take raw monaural sound. But Richter fans with a high tolerance for less than ideal sound should by all means try this disc. The sound isn't that bad considering most of the items here were recorded at a single concert given in 1952. ...

Sviatoslav Richter in the 1950s, Vol. 6 2010, Parnassus Records

UPC: 606345004132

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