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Sviatoslav Richter In The 1950s Vol 1


Release Date: 01/21/1997 
Label:  Parnassus Records   Catalog #: 96001   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievSergei RachmaninovRobert SchumannClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 22 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Pieces (6) from Cinderella, Op. 102: no 3 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USSR 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 7 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1942; USSR 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 17 Minutes 36 Secs. 
3.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
4.
Toccata for Piano in C major, Op. 7 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
5.
Images for Piano, Set 2: no 1, Cloches à travers les feuilles by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is repeated in a performance recorded in Moscow, USSR, in December, 1954. 
6.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 1 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Piano in G major, Op. 37 "Grande Sonate" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 30 Minutes 28 Secs. 
8.
Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215: no 1 in F sharp major by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is repeated in a performance recorded in Moscow, USSR, in December, 1954. 
10.
Pieces (3) from Cinderella for Piano, Op. 95: no 2, Gavotte by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USSR 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
11.
Pieces (10) from Cinderella for Piano, Op. 97: no 3, Autumn fairy by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USSR 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
12.
Pieces (10) from Cinderella for Piano, Op. 97: no 6, Oriental Dance by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USSR 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 46 Secs. 
13.
Pieces (6) from Cinderella, Op. 102: no 1, Grand Waltz by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
14.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
15.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
16.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
17.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
18.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
19.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
20.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
21.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
22.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza." 
23.
Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 18, Con una dolce lentezza by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 04/1958 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 9 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 3, Allegretto", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 4, Animato", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 5, Molto giocoso", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 6, Con eleganza", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 8, Commodo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 9, Allegretto tranquillo", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 11, Con vivacità", "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 14, Feroce" and "Visions fugitives (20) for Piano, Op. 22: no 15, Inquieto." 
24.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is repeated in a performance recorded in Moscow, USSR, in December, 1954. 
25.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 1 in F sharp minor, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
26.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 9 in A major, Allegro moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
27.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 10 in B minor, Lento by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
28.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 8 in A flat major, Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
29.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 7 in F major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
30.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 1 in C major, Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
31.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 2 in B flat minor, Allegretto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
32.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 2 in B flat major, Maestoso by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
33.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 4 in D major, Andante cantabile by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
34.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 7 in C minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1954 
Venue:  Live  Moscow, USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 

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