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 Offer Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev: Piano Sonatas

1956-58 recordings

Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

Even those who don't love Prokofiev's Sonata No. 7 - premiered by Richter and described as 'murderous forces unleashed' - will find this fascinating; he brings richness to the Tchaikovsky.

Contents:

Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata in G minor, Op. 37

31:02
  • Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956

I. Moderato e risoluto

11:35

II. Andante non troppo quasi moderato

10:11

III. Scherzo: Allegro giocoso

2:53

IV. Finale: Allegro vivace

6:23

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83

17:59
  • Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
  • Recorded: 29 June 1958
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

I. Allegro inquieto - Poco meno - Andantino

8:04

II. Andante caloroso - Poco piu animato - Piu largamente - Un poco agitato

6:18

III. Precipitato

3:37

Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 9 in C major, Op. 103

24:29
  • Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

I. Allegretto

7:40

II. Allegro strepitoso - Andantino - Allegro strepitoso

2:55

III. Andante tranquillo

8:32

IV. Allegro con brio, ma non troppo presto

5:22