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Sviatoslav Richter: The Master Pianist [The Complete EMI Recordings] [Box Set] ()

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composed by Alban Berg, Antonin Dvorák, Béla Bartók, Edvard Grieg, Franz Schubert, George Frederick Handel, Johannes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Sergey Prokofiev, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

With a discography so vast it is difficult to speak of a particular group of recordings for a particular label as being better or more central than those for another, Sviatoslav Richter can be difficult to pin down for recommendations. But his complete recordings for the EMI label are undeniably an excellent choice.The best of Richter's solo recordings here are those of Schubert and Schumann. In no other recorded performances has a pianist so well expressed the ardent lyricism and athletic virtuosity of Schubert's Wanderer ...

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  1. Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, Op. 2/1
  2. Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10/3
  3. Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor ("Tempest"), Op. 31/2
  4. Andante for piano in F major ("Andante favori") WoO 57
  5. Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, D. 664 (Op. 120)
  6. Fantasia for piano in C major ("Wanderer"), D. 760 (Op. 15)
  7. Fantasie (Obolen auf Beethovens Monument) for piano in C major, Op. 17
  8. Papillons (Butterflies) for piano, Op. 2
  9. Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
  10. Faschingsschwank aus Wien ("Phantasiebilder"), for piano, Op. 26
  11. Sonata for violin & piano No. 5 in F major ("Spring"), Op. 24
  12. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major ("Trout"), D. 667 (Op. posth. 114)
  13. Sonata for violin & piano No. 23 in D major, K. 306 (K. 300l)
  14. Sonata for violin & piano No. 26 in B flat major, K. 378 (K. 317d)
  15. Sonata for violin & piano No. 31 in C major (fragment), K. 404 (K. 385d)
  16. Allegro for violin & piano in B flat major (fragment), K. 372
  17. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.1, No.2 in F major, HWV 427
  18. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.1, No.3 in D minor, HWV 428
  19. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.1, No.5 in E major ("The Harmonious Blacksmith"), HWV 430
  20. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.1, No.8 in F minor, HWV 433
  21. Suite for keyboard in G minor, HWV 452: I. Allemande: Allegro con fuoco
  22. Suite for keyboard in G minor, HWV 452: II. Courante: Allegro vivace
  23. Suite for keyboard in G minor, HWV 452: III. Gigue: Presto
  24. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.2, No.5 in E minor, HWV 438
  25. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.2, No.8 in G major, HWV 441
  26. Suite for keyboard (Suite de piece), Vol.2, No.6 in G minor, HWV 439
  27. Romances (15) from Tieck's "Die schöne Magelone" for voice & piano, Op. 33
  28. Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K. 482
  29. Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
  30. Concerto for piano, violin, cello & orchestra in C major ("Triple Concerto"), Op. 56
  31. Sonata for violin & piano No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23
  32. Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83
  33. Sonata for violin & piano No. 27 in G major, K. 379 (K. 373a)
  34. Piano Concerto in G minor, B. 63 (Op. 33)
  35. Piano Concerto No. 1, for 2 pianos (arranged by Bartók), Sz. 83, BB 91
  36. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
  37. Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
  38. Piano Concerto No. 5 in G major, Op. 55
  39. Chamber Concerto, for piano, violin, and 13 wind instruments
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Sviatoslav Richter: The Master Pianist [The Complete EMI Recordings] [Box Set]
2008, Warner Classics

UPC: 5099921741128

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