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Schubert: Piano Sonata No 16; Tchaikovsky / Richter, Et Al


Release Date: 03/27/2007 
Label:  Urania   Catalog #: 4256   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz SchubertPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor:  Nathan Rachlin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"This intense Schubert is searchingly played by the most intense keyboard master of our time. Richter delivers a strong, authoritative reading that is hard to imagine better played. The sound is entirely acceptable. This is meditative, soul-searching music, to be heard not in the concert hall, but on your floor at two o'clock in the morning." - Herbert Russcol, New York Times - [about original LP release, 1969] "This intense Schubert is searchingly played by the most intense keyboard master of our time. Richter delivers a strong, authoritative reading that is hard to imagine better played. The sound is entirely acceptable. This is meditative, soul-searching music, to be heard not in the concert hall, but on your floor at two o'clock in the morning." - Herbert Russcol, New York Times - [about original LP release, 1969] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano in A minor, D 845/Op. 42 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1957 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Nathan Rachlin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1957 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1875). 

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