Nicolas Medtner: His Life and Music


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Nicholas Medtner (1880-1951) has always been a neglected figure in the history of Russian music, and yet his friend Rachmaninoff considered him the greatest of contemporary composers. He wrote three fine piano concertos, more than one hundred solo piano compositions, including a cycle of fourteen sonatas fully worthy to be set alongside those of Scriabin and Prokofiev, and many beautiful songs. He was also a great pianist. Leaving Russia after the Bolshevik Revolution, Medtner lived for a time in Germany and France ...

Nicolas Medtner: His Life and Music 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138248953


Nicolas Medtner: His Life and Music 1995, Ashgate Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780859679596