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Roslavets: Complete Works for Solo PIano / Andryushchenko


Release Date: 04/14/2017 
Label:  Grand Piano   Catalog #: 743  
Composer:  Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Stravinsky described Nikolay Roslavets as "the most interesting Russian composer of the 20th century," but after decades of suppression in the former Soviet Union his significance is still being assessed even today through newly discovered and reconstructed works. Although Scriabin's influence can be heard in earlier works, reconstructed works. Although Scriabin's influence can be heard in earlier works, Roslavets' constant experimentation with original and complex compositional techniques resulted in his "new system of tone organization" and "synthetic chords". Olga Andryuschchenko describes Roslavets' daunting piano music as "fire and ice!" Stravinsky described Nikolay Roslavets as "the most interesting Russian composer of the 20th century," but after decades of suppression in the former Soviet Union his significance is still being assessed even today through newly discovered and reconstructed works. Although Scriabin's influence can be heard in earlier works, reconstructed works. Although Scriabin's influence can be heard in earlier works, Roslavets' constant experimentation with original and complex compositional techniques resulted in his "new system of tone organization" and "synthetic chords". Olga Andryuschchenko describes Roslavets' daunting piano music as "fire and ice!" Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 5 by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; USSR 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 2 by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Russia 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 1 by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Russia 
4.
Preludes (5) for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919-1922; USSR 
5.
Počmes (2) for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Russia 
6.
Etudes (3) for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Russia 
7.
Compositions (3) for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914; Russia 
8.
Compositions (2) for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Russia 
9.
Berceuse for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
10.
Valse for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
11.
Compositions (4) for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Russia 
12.
Danse for Piano by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; Russia 

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