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From The Archives - Sviatoslav Richter Plays Schubert, Et Al


Release Date: 10/28/2003 
Label:  Preiser Records   Catalog #: 95003   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertFranz LisztRobert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 44 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This two CD set features live recordings of two concerts from Sviatoslav Richter from the years 1956 and 1957. Both concert programs are dedicated in their entirety to music of the "Romantic Era," to works by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt, and both evenings are among the pianist's most impressive performances. This two CD set features live recordings of two concerts from Sviatoslav Richter from the years 1956 and 1957. Both concert programs are dedicated in their entirety to music of the "Romantic Era," to works by Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann and Franz Liszt, and both evenings are among the pianist's most impressive performances. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/09/1957 
2.
Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 4, Pensée by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/09/1957 
3.
Fugues (4) for Piano, Op. 72 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/06/1956 
4.
Humoreske for Piano in B flat major, Op. 20 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/06/1956 
5.
Phantasiestücke (8) for Piano, Op. 12: no 8, Ende vom Lied by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/06/1956 

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