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Sviatoslav Richter plays Schumann & Brahms


Release Date: 03/23/2018 
Label:  Profil   Catalog #: 17067  
Composer:  Robert SchumannJohannes BrahmsMax Reger
Performer:  Sviatoslav RichterNina DorliacMstislav Rostropovich
Conductor:  Alexander GaukStanislaw WislockiCharles MunchErich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony OrchestraWarsaw Philharmonic OrchestraBoston Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 12 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sviatoslav Richter is still regarded by nearly the entire piano community as one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. Known for the “depth of his interpretations, his virtuoso technique, and his vast repertoire,” many of his recordings are still the benchmark recordings of famous repertoire. The present edition of Richter’s interpretations from 1948 to 1963 even has some premieres to offer, taken from hitherto unreleased live recordings. Special guests on this release include the Borodin Quartet, Nina Dorliac, Mstislav Rostropovich. Profil Edition Günter Hänssler has already released numerous albums featuring Richter’s performances of works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert. The recordings that make up this Read more edition are devoted to the composers Schumann, Brahms and Reger. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Theme and Variations for Piano on the name ABEGG, Op. 1 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Germany 
2.
Papillons, Op. 2 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1831; Germany 
3.
Toccata for Piano in C major, Op. 7 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Germany 
4.
Phantasiestücke (8) for Piano, Op. 12 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
5.
Symphonic Etudes for Piano, Op. 13 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837/1852; Germany 
6.
Phantasie for Piano in C major, Op. 17 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1838; Germany 
7.
Humoreske for Piano in B flat major, Op. 20 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
8.
Novelletten (8) for Piano, Op. 21: no 1 in F major by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
9.
Novelletten (8) for Piano, Op. 21: no 2 in D major by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
10.
Novelletten (8) for Piano, Op. 21: no 4 in D major by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
11.
Novelletten (8) for Piano, Op. 21: no 8 in F sharp minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833-1838; Germany 
13.
Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op. 26 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839-1840; Germany 
14.
Fugues (4) for Piano, Op. 72 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
15.
Marches (4) for Piano, Op. 76: no 2 in G minor by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
16.
Waldszenen, Op. 82 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1849; Germany 
17.
Bunte Blätter for Piano, Op. 99 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1849; Germany 
18.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Gauk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
19.
Introduction and Allegro appassionato for Piano and Orchestra in G major, Op. 92 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Stanislaw Wislocki
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
20.
Liederkreis, Op. 24: no 1, Morgens steh' ich auf by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Nina Dorliac (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
21.
Myrthen, Op. 25: no 1, Widmung by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Nina Dorliac (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
22.
Gedichte (12) aus "Liebesfrühling", Op. 37: no 2, Er ist gekommen by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Nina Dorliac (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
23.
Liederkreis, Op. 39: 1. In der Fremde by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Nina Dorliac (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
24.
Dichterliebe, Op. 48 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Nina Dorliac (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
25.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Germany 
26.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Munch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
27.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 1, Intermezzo in A minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
28.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 3, Ballade in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
29.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 6, Intermezzo in E flat minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
30.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
31.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
32.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 1 in E minor, Op. 38 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1865; Austria 
33.
Sonata for Cello and Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 99 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano), Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Austria 
34.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1864; Austria 
35.
Quintet for Piano, 2 Violins, Viola and Cello in C minor, Op. 64 by Max Reger
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Borodin String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Germany 

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