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Emil Gilels - Live In Moscow Vol 5

Gilels / Tchaikovsky / Schumann / Verbitsky
Release Date: 09/09/2008 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4471  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyRobert Schumann
Performer:  Emil Gilels
Conductor:  Vladimir Verbitzky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Schumann: "Arabesque" (encore) Live1966 (Tchaikovsky) / 1976 (Schumann) 79 min., Color (Schumann) / black & white (Tchaikovsky), All regions Another in VAI's series devoted to the art of Russian pianist Emil Gilels. This fifth volume features Gilels in performances of two cornerstones of the piano literature: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor and Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor. In addition, Gilels plays Schumann's solo piano work "Arabesque" as an encore. These live performances (1966 / 1976) are with the USSR State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Verbitsky. 79 minutes, Color / black & white, All regions. Schumann: "Arabesque" (encore) Live1966 (Tchaikovsky) / 1976 (Schumann) 79 min., Color (Schumann) / black & white (Tchaikovsky), All regions Another in VAI's series devoted to the art of Russian pianist Emil Gilels. This fifth volume features Gilels in performances of two cornerstones of the piano literature: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor and Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor. In addition, Gilels plays Schumann's solo piano work "Arabesque" as an encore. These live performances (1966 / 1976) are with the USSR State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Vladimir Verbitsky. 79 minutes, Color / black & white, All regions. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Verbitzky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1966 
2.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Verbitzky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  USSR State Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 
3.
Arabeske for Piano in C major, Op. 18 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1976 

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