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Schnittke: Piano Music / Boris Berman


Release Date: 11/17/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9704   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk 23-25 March 1996 Producer(s) Adrian Hunter Sound Engineer(s) Peter Newble Recorded in: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk 23-25 March 1996 Producer(s) Adrian Hunter Sound Engineer(s) Peter Newble Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 2 by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 17 Minutes 44 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 3 by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 17 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3.
Aphorisms (5) by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USSR 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4.
Prelude and Fugue for Piano by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1963; USSR 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5.
Pieces (4) for Piano by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USSR 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6.
Variations on a Chord, Op. 39 by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USSR 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
7.
Improvisation and Fugue for Piano, Op. 38 by Alfred Schnittke
Performer:  Boris Berman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USSR 
Date of Recording: 03/1996 
Venue:  Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 2: I. Moderato
Piano Sonata No. 2: II. Lento
Piano Sonata No. 2: III. Allegro moderato
Piano Sonata No. 3: I. Lento
Piano Sonata No. 3: II. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 3: III. Lento
Piano Sonata No. 3: IV. Allegro
Variations of the Chord
5 Aphorisms: No. 1. Moderato assai
5 Aphorisms: No. 2. Allegretto
5 Aphorisms: No. 3. Lento
5 Aphorisms: No. 4. Senza tempo
5 Aphorisms: No. 5. Grave
Prelude and Fugue: Prelude -
Prelude and Fugue: Fugue
6 Pieces: No. 1. Volkstanzmelodie
6 Pieces: No. 2. In den Bergen
6 Pieces: No. 3. Kuckuck und Specht -
6 Pieces: No. 4. Melodie
Improvisation and Fugue: Improvisation -
Improvisation and Fugue: Fugue

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