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GILELS, Emil: Early Recordings, Vol. 2 (1937-1954)

Artist(s) Gilels, Emil, piano
Period(s) 20th CenturyRomantic
Genre Classical Music
Category InstrumentalOpera
Catalogue 8.112051
Label / Series Naxos Historical / Great Pianists
Quality   320kbps
  Booklet / liner notes available
 This album is not available in your country due to licensing restrictions or copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.

These recordings were made in the USSR and come from the first stage of Emil Gilels’s career. Although he was strongly identified with Russian repertoire, this disc presents several rarities. As performances of Medtner’s music were forbidden in the USSR until after Stalin’s death, Gilels, who was an ardent champion of the composer’s music, was unable to record the G minor Piano Sonata until 1954. No less valuable are the recordings of Glazunov’s and Prokofiev’s Second Piano Sonatas which, like Rachmaninov’s music, were rarely included in Gilels’s concert programmes.


Work/Track Title Time USD Price MP3 Tracks
GILELS, Emil: Early Recordings, Vol. 2 (1937-1954) 1:10:47   
  Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: No. 3. Chant sans paroles 2:50    0.99   Add to cart  
  10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 5 in G Minor: Alla marcia 3:10    0.99   Add to cart  
  6 Songs, Op. 38: No. 3. Daisies (version for piano) 2:28    0.99   Add to cart  
  Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39: No. 1 in C Minor 2:50    0.99   Add to cart  
  Piano Sonata in G minor, Op. 22              
      I. Tenebroso, sempre affrettando - Allegro assai 7:11    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Interludium: Andante lugubre 3:52    0.99   Add to cart  
      III. Allegro assai 5:33    1.59   Add to cart  
  Piano Sonata No. 2 in E minor, Op. 75              
      I. Moderato 9:00    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Scherzo: Allegretto 6:09    1.59   Add to cart  
      III. Finale: Allegro moderato 8:38    1.59   Add to cart  
  Piano Sonata No. 2 in D minor, Op. 14              
      I. Allegro, ma non troppo - Piu mosso - Tempo primo 6:16    1.59   Add to cart  
      II. Scherzo: Allegro marcato 1:52    0.99   Add to cart  
      III. Andante 5:01    1.59   Add to cart  
      IV. Vivace - Moderato - Vivace 4:25    0.99   Add to cart  
  March and Scherzo from The Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33ter: March 1:32    0.99   Add to cart  
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