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The Essential Richter - The Philosopher


Release Date: 05/08/2009 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454170  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohann Sebastian BachWolfgang Amadeus MozartFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 22 in F major, Op. 54 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Netherlands 
2.
Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 906: Fantasia by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Germany 
3.
Fantasy for Piano in C minor, K 475 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Venue:  Germany 
4.
Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Netherlands 
5.
Preludes and Fugues (24) for Piano, Op. 87: no 17 in A flat major by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950-1951; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Venue:  Netherlands 
6.
Novelletten (8) for Piano, Op. 21: no 1 in F major by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Venue:  Germany 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1991 
Venue:  Germany 

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