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The Essential Richter - The Virtuoso


Release Date: 04/24/2009 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454168  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachRobert SchumannFrédéric ChopinCarl Maria von Weber,   ... 
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Italian Concerto, BWV 971: 3rd movement, Presto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: unavailable 
2. Toccata for Piano in C major, Op. 7 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1832; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
3. 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: 1988 
4. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 2 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1988 
5. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 4 in C sharp minor, B 74 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1988 
6. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 6 in G sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
7. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 8 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
8. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 12 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
9. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1988 
10. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 24 in D minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
11. Sonata for Piano no 3 in D minor, J 206/Op. 49: 3rd movement, Rondo by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
12. Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 4, Rhapsody in E flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
13. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 3, Ballade in G minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
14. Sonata for Piano no 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 2: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
15. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 5, Feux follets by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
16. Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145: no 2, Gnomenreigen by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1862-63; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 1988 
17. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 8, Wilde Jagd by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
18. Transcendental Etudes (12) for Piano, S 139: no 10 in F minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
19. Concerto for Piano no 2 in A major, S 125: 4th movement, Allegro deciso by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Conductor:  Kiril Kondrashin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839/1861; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 07/1961 

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