Tracklist

CD 1: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD01 (Beethoven)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata for Piano No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90: I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:45
2 Sonata for Piano No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90: II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorzutragen
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:43
3 Sonata for Piano No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: I. Vivace, ma non troppo - adagio espressivo - tempo I
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:22
4 Sonata for Piano No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: II. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:24
5 Sonata for Piano No. 30 in E major, Op. 109: III. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:34
6 Sonata for Piano No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: I. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:16
7 Sonata for Piano No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: II. Allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:40
8 Sonata for Piano No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: III. Adagio ma non troppo - Arioso dolente
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:50
9 Sonata for Piano No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110: IV. Fuga, allegro ma non troppo - L'istesso tempo di arioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:37
10 Sonata for Piano No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:11
11 Sonata for Piano No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111: II. Arietta. Adagio molto semplice e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:50
CD 2: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD02 (Beethoven)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata for Piano No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: I. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:23
2 Sonata for Piano No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: II. Largo, con gran espressione
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:49
3 Sonata for Piano No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: III. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:27
4 Sonata for Piano No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 7: IV. Rondo. Poco allegretto e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:48
5 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "Sturm": I. Largo - allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:23
6 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "Sturm": II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:27
7 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "Sturm": III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:52
8 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:12
9 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: II. Scherzo, allegretto vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:37
10 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: III. Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:34
11 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in E-flat major, Op. 31 No. 3: IV. Presto con fuoco
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:59
CD 3: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD03 (Beethoven / Liszt)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata for Piano No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:29
2 Sonata for Piano No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:54
3 Sonata for Piano No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: III. Scherzo, allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:29
4 Sonata for Piano No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3: IV. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:01
5 Sonata for Piano No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: I. Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung. Allegretto ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:21
6 Sonata for Piano No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: II. Lebhaft, marschmäßig. Vivace alla marcia
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:33
7 Sonata for Piano No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll. Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:33
8 Sonata for Piano No. 28 in A major, Op. 101: IV. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschloßenheit. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:41
9 Sonata for Piano in B minor, S. 178
Franz Liszt 29:51
CD 4: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD04 (Schubert)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata for Piano No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: I. Molto moderato
Franz Schubert 24:16
2 Sonata for Piano No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: II. Andante sostenuto
Franz Schubert 9:16
3 Sonata for Piano No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: III. Scherzo, allegro vivace con delicatezza
Franz Schubert 3:25
4 Sonata for Piano No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: IV. Allegro ma non troppo
Franz Schubert 6:54
5 Sonata for Piano No. 9 in B major, Op. 147/D. 575: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Franz Schubert 7:52
6 Sonata for Piano No. 9 in B major, Op. 147/D. 575: II. Andante
Franz Schubert 6:03
7 Sonata for Piano No. 9 in B major, Op. 147/D. 575: III. Scherzo, allegretto
Franz Schubert 6:39
8 Sonata for Piano No. 9 in B major, Op. 147/D. 575: IV. Allegro giusto
Franz Schubert 4:07
CD 5: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD05 (Schubert)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata for Piano No. 6 in E minor, D. 566: I. Moderato
Franz Schubert 7:10
2 Sonata for Piano No. 6 in E minor, D. 566: II. Scherzo, allegro vivace
Franz Schubert 5:41
3 Sonata for Piano No. 6 in E minor, D. 566: III. Allegretto
Franz Schubert 7:13
4 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in G major, Op. 78/D. 894: I. Molto moderato e cantabile
Franz Schubert 26:19
5 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in G major, Op. 78/D. 894: II. Andante
Franz Schubert 7:41
6 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in G major, Op. 78/D. 894: III. Menuetto, allegro moderato
Franz Schubert 4:19
7 Sonata for Piano No. 18 in G major, Op. 78/D. 894: IV. Allegretto
Franz Schubert 7:26
8 Allegretto in C minor, D. 915
Franz Schubert 7:15
CD 6: Emil Gilels Plays Beethoven CD01
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: I: Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:34
2 Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:03
3 Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, Op. 15: III. Rondo. Allegro scherzando
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:17
4 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19: I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:08
5 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19: II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:51
6 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19: III. Rondo
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:59
CD 7: Emil Gilels Plays Beethoven CD02
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op. 58 I. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:51
2 Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op. 58 II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:11
3 Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Op. 58 III. Rondo, vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:00
4 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 "Emperor" I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:32
5 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 "Emperor" II. Adagio un poco mosso
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:34
6 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 "Emperor" III. Rondo, allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:37
CD 8: Emil Gilels Plays Beethoven CD03
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37 I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 15:58
2 Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37 II. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:24
3 Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37 III. Rondo, allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:27
4 Piano Sonata in A flat major Op. 26 I. Andante con variazioni
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:10
5 Piano Sonata in A flat major Op. 26 II. Scherzo, allegro molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:49
6 Piano Sonata in A flat major Op. 26 III. Maestoso andante, Marche funebre sulla morte d'un eroe
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:23
7 Piano Sonata in A flat major Op. 26 IV. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:49
8 Piano Sonata in G major Op. 31 No. 1 I. Allegro vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:46
9 Piano Sonata in G major Op. 31 No. 1 II. Adagio grazioso
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:34
10 Piano Sonata in G major Op. 31 No. 1 III. Rondo, allegretto-presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:30
CD 9: Emil Gilels Plays Beethoven CD04
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata in B flat major Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 12:19
2 Piano Sonata in B flat major Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" II. Scherzo, assai vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:48
3 Piano Sonata in B flat major Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" III. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 18:48
4 Piano Sonata in B flat major Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" IV. Largo-allegro-tempo I-allegro risoluto
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:03
CD 10: Emil Gilels Plays Beethoven CD05
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major Op. 10 No. 3 I. Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:54
2 Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major Op. 10 No. 3 II. Largo e mesto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:05
3 Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major Op. 10 No. 3 III. Menuetto, allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:46
4 Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major Op. 10 No. 3 IV. Rondo, allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:53
5 Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major Op. 79 I. Presto alla tedesca
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:40
6 Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major Op. 79 II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:28
7 Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major Op. 79 III. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:51
8 Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major Op. 81a "Les Adieux" I. Adagio-allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:18
9 Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major Op. 81a "Les Adieux" II. Andante espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:23
10 Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major Op. 81a "Les Adieux" III. Vivacissimamente
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:42
11 Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor Op. 90 I. Mit Lebhaftigkeit
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:10
12 Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor Op. 90 II. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorzutragen
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:24

Credits

CD 1: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD01 (Beethoven)

recorded in:
Moskva, Russia (1965-10-10) (tracks 6–9)
Moskva, Russia (1972-01-22) (tracks 3–5)
Moskva, Russia (1975-01-12) (tracks 10–11)
piano:
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1965-01-10) (tracks 1–2)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1965-10-10) (tracks 6–9)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1972-01-22) (tracks 3–5)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1975-01-12) (tracks 10–11)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (tracks 1–2)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1820) (tracks 3–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821) (tracks 6–9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821 – 1822) (tracks 10–11)
arrangements:
[Ein Stückchen von Beethoven], op. 68 Anh. Nr. 25 (Variation theme from 3rd movement of op. 109) (track 5)
live recording of:
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 27 in E minor, op. 90 (movement) (tracks 1–2)
Sonata for Piano no. 32 in C minor, op. 111 (movement) (tracks 10–11)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:

CD 2: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD02 (Beethoven)

recorded in:
Moskva, Russia (1965-10-10) (tracks 5–11)
Moskva, Russia (1975-01-12) (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1965-10-10) (tracks 5–11)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1975-01-12) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1797) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 5–11)
is the basis for:
live recording of:
part of:
recording of:

CD 3: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD03 (Beethoven / Liszt)

recorded in:
Moskva, Russia (1965-10-10) (tracks 5–8)
Moskva, Russia (1975-01-12) (tracks 1–4)
piano:
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1965-10-10) (tracks 5–8)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1965-10-12) (track 9)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1975-01-12) (tracks 1–4)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1794 – 1795) (tracks 1–4)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1816) (tracks 5–8)
Franz Liszt (1852 – 1853-02-02) (track 9)
dedicated to:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 9)
premiered at:
[concert] (1857-01-27) (track 9)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1854-06) (track 9)
part of:
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 178) (track 9)
arrangements:
Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: II. Lebhaft. Marschmässig (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 6)
Sonata no. 28 in A major, op. 101: III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (arr. David Matthews for String Quartet) (track 7)
live recording of:
part of:
recording of:
Sonata for Piano in B minor, S. 178 (1965-10-12) (track 9)

CD 4: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD04 (Schubert)

piano:
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1961-11-13) (tracks 1–4)
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1965-10-12) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817-08) (tracks 5–8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1828-09) (tracks 1–4)
part of:
recording of:

CD 5: Sviatoslav Richter in Concert; Historic Russian Archives CD05 (Schubert)

piano:
Sviatoslav Richter (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (1978-05-03) (tracks 1–8)
composer:
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1817) (tracks 1–3)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1826-10) (tracks 4–7)
part of:
part of:
recording of:
Allegretto in C minor, D. 915 (1978-05-03) (track 8)
Sonata for Piano no. 6 in E minor, D. 566: II. Allegretto (sometimes performed as III.) (1978-05-03) (track 3)
Sonata for Piano no. 6 in E minor, D. 566: III. Scherzo, allegro vivace (sometimes performed as II.) (1978-05-03) (track 2)

CD 6: Emil Gilels Plays Beethoven CD01

piano:
Emil Gilels (1976-12-19) (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1788 – 1801) (tracks 4–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1796 – 1797) (tracks 1–3)
conductor:
Kurt Masur (1976-12-19) (tracks 1–6)
orchestra:
later versions:
live recording of: