Nocturne in E major

Robert Henry

8 September 2014 ·

Piano Concerto Nº 4 in B-flat, Op. 53
(for the left hand)
I. Vivace
II. Andante
III. Moderato
IV. Vivace

Rudolf Serkin
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy, cond.

One of a number of major works commissioned by pianist Paul Wittgenstein, Prokofiev’s fourth piano concerto for the left hand alone was rejected by the performer—notoriously finicky in his tastes—and remained unheard at the time of the composer’s death over twenty years later, as Prokofiev made no attempt to promote it afterward.

5 August 2014 ·


Rachmaninoff - Prelude Op. 23 No. 4

Vladimir Ashkenazy

26 July 2014 ·

"Sleeping Golden Cloud"

1 April 2014 ·

907 plays

Chant du ménestrel, Op. 71

Clara Rockmore, theremin
Nadia Reisenberg, piano

(Munch | Melancholy (detail)

29 March 2014 ·

3,959 plays

Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57
III. Scherzo: Allegretto

Janine Jansen, Julian Rachlin, Yuri Bashmet,
MIscha Maisky, Itamar Golan

(img: I. I. Brodsky)

15 February 2014 ·

79 plays

Symphony Nº 2 in B minor
III. Andante

Rotterdam Philharmonic
Valery Gergiev

(Mikhail Vrubel | The Demon in Flight [det.])

3 January 2014 ·

The Night Clouds, cantata
"Little Tent at the Fair" / "The Puppet Show"

Moscow State Chamber Choir
Vladimir Minin

20 November 2013 ·


String Quartet #9 Op. 66, Yuri Levitin (Russia, 1912-1993).

II. Fuga

III. Burlesque

13 October 2013 ·

Sonata for violin and piano, Op. 134 (1968)
I. Andante
II. Allegretto
III. Variations on a Theme

Gidon Kremer
Andrei Gavrilov

25 September 2013 ·

Artur Lourié
A Phoenix Park Nocturne
from Two Compositions for Piano (1936)

I love this piece so much. Those opening gestures always remind me of Baladamenti’s score for Twin Peaks

23 September 2013 ·

X. Sanctus

Russian State Symphonic Cappella and Orchestra
Valery Polyanksy

9 September 2013 ·

Toccata in C-sharp minor

Alexander Paley

6 September 2013 ·

1,193 plays

March, Suite from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33

Emil Gilels

This year’s back-to-school theme. 

12 August 2013 ·

359 plays

Symphony Nº. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
I. Andante sostenuto — Moderato con anima — Moderato assai, quasi Andante — Allegro vivo

Orchestra of the Royal Concertgebouw
Bernard Haitink

2 August 2013 ·

Curtis Lindsay
Pianist, composer,
expert in nonsense.

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