Felix Blumenfeld

Biography

Born: April 19, 1863; Kovalyovka, South Ukraine   Died: January 21, 1931; Moscow, Russia  
Blumenfeld studied at the St Petersburg Conservatory where he was a composition pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov. He became a teacher there at the time of his graduation until 1918. He was a widely known conductor and gave the premi?res of Rimsky-Korsakov's =Servilia= (1902) and =Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh= (1907) and the Russian premi?re of =Tristan Isolde= (1899) as well as the Russian seasons in Paris in 1908. He was also a brilliant Read more pianist, performing the debuts of many works by Glazunov, Lyadov and Arensky. As a composer, Blumenfeld was influenced by Chopin and near in style to the composers of the 'Belyayev Circle'. Although popular in his time, his music did not last and is seldom heard today. Read less
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  • 1.
    Solo / McCarthy
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 554225 Release Date: 02/05/2016   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ludovico Einaudi,  Pietro Mascagni,  Giacomo Puccini,  Vincenzo Bellini  ... 
    Performer:  Nicholas McCarthy
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  • 2.
    Odessa Celebrates Centennial of Sviatoslav Richter
    Label: Profil   Catalog: 15011 Release Date: 05/12/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Theophil Richter,  Felix Blumenfeld
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    Seascapes / Janice Weber
    Label: Sono Luminus   Catalog: 92188 Release Date: 04/28/2015   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Bedrich Smetana,  Sergei Bortkiewicz,  Eugene Guillaume,  Alec Rowley  ... 
    Performer:  Janice Weber
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  • 4.
    Leon Fleisher - The Complete Album Collection
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 545997 Release Date: 07/16/2013   Number of Discs: 23
    Composer:  Franz Schubert,  Sergei Rachmaninov,  César Franck,  Frederick Delius  ... 
    Performer:  Leon Fleisher,  Jules Eskin,  Benita Valente,  Harold Wright  ... 
    Conductor:  George Szell,  Seiji Ozawa,  Leon Fleisher,  Szymon Goldberg
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra,  Juilliard String Quartet,  Boston Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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    The Belyayev Project / Baranov, Zhilin, Aoki
    Label: Profil   Catalog: 12033 Release Date: 05/28/2013   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,  Alexander Glazunov,  Anatole Liadov,  Felix Blumenfeld
    Performer:  Andrey Baranov,  Mike Aoki,  Alexey Zhilin
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belyayev Project
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    Main Gauche
    Label: Bnl Productions   Catalog: 112969 Release Date: 08/14/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns,  Alexander Scriabin,  Sergei Bortkiewicz,  Pierre Sancan  ... 
    Performer:  Jean Dubé
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    Impromptu /  Margarita Glebov
    Label: Music & Arts   Catalog: 1245 Release Date: 02/14/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jan Vaclav Vorisek,  Franz Liszt,  César Cui,  Mily Balakirev  ... 
    Performer:  Margarita Glebov
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  • 8.
    Homage To Paderewski / Plowright
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67903 Release Date: 11/08/2011   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Józef Wieniawski,  Ernest Schelling,  Béla Bartók,  Arthur Benjamin  ... 
    Performer:  Jonathan Plowright,  Aaron Shorr
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  • 9.
    The Russian Album - Scriabin, Taneyev, Blumenfeld, Rachmaninov / Nicholas Roth
    Label: Blue Griffin   Catalog: 103 Release Date: 10/14/2008   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Alexander Scriabin,  Sergei Taneyev,  Felix Blumenfeld,  Sergei Rachmaninov
    Performer:  Nicholas Roth
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  • 10.
    Les Vendredis / Quatuor Alcan
    Label: Atma Classique   Catalog: 22500 Release Date: 08/22/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Anatole Liadov,  Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov,  Alexander Glazunov,  Nikolai Sokolow  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Alcan String Quartet
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  • 11.
    My Father Was Simon Barere - Interview By Jacques Leiser
    Label: Vai Audio   Catalog: 1244 Release Date: 12/27/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Felix Blumenfeld,  Alexander Scriabin,  Mily Balakirev,  Frédéric Chopin  ... 
    Performer:  Simon Barere
    Conductor:  David Broekman
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
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  • 12.
    The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol 37 - Napravnik, Blumenfeld
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67511 Release Date: 08/09/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Eduard Nápravník,  Felix Blumenfeld
    Performer:  Evgennii Soifertis-Lukjanenko
    Conductor:  Alexander Titov
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
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  • 13.
    Simon Barere - The Complete HMV Recordings, 1934-6
    Label: Apr (Appian)   Catalog: 6002 Release Date: 05/10/2005   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Franz Liszt,  Frédéric Chopin,  Mily Balakirev,  Felix Blumenfeld  ... 
    Performer:  Simon Barere
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    Label: Skarbo   Catalog: 4029 Release Date: 08/26/2003   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Alexander Glazunov,  Nikolai Sokolow,  Nikolai Artsybushev,  Maximillian Osten-Sacken  ... 
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    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No 3, Etc / Goerner, Et Al
    Label: Cascavelle   Catalog: 3051 Release Date: 11/05/2002   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Felix Blumenfeld,  Sergei Rachmaninov
    Performer:  Nelson Goerner
    Conductor:  Vassili Sinaisky
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Kaleidoscope / Marc-andre Hamelin
    Label: Hyperion   Catalog: 67275 Release Date: 11/13/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Alexander Glazunov,  Felix Blumenfeld,  John Vallier,  Alfredo Casella  ... 
    Performer:  Marc-André Hamelin
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  • 17.
    Simon Barere - Live Recordings At Carnegie Hall Vol 3 - 1947
    Label: Apr (Appian)   Catalog: APR5623 Release Date: 10/01/2001   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Leopold Godowsky,  Franz Liszt,  Frédéric Chopin,  Felix Blumenfeld  ... 
    Performer:  Simon Barere
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    Blumenfeld: Preludes & Impromptus / Philip Thomson
    Label: Ivory Classics   Catalog: 71002 Release Date: 07/04/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Felix Blumenfeld
    Performer:  Philip Thomson
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