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 Offer,A tribute to Rudolf Barshai

Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano), Semyon Stuchevsky (piano), Alexander Korneev (flute), Olga Erdeli (harp), Rudolf Barshai (viola/direction), Tatyana Nikolayeva (piano), Leonid Kogan (violin), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Emil Gilels (piano), Rostislav Dubinsky (violin), Nina Barshai...

Barshai’s death five years ago robbed the world of an influential figure and inspiring musician: violist, conductor, administrator, powerhouse. Through the energy and devotion of his widow Elena... More…

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Contents

Schumann: Märchenbilder (4), Op. 113

Work length14:45
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Nicht schnell

Track length3:15

II. Lebhaft

Track length4:09

III. Rasch

Track length2:19

IV. Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck

Track length5:02

Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet, Op. 64 (Arr. R. Barshai for Viola & Piano)

Work length12:16
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

The Street Awakens

Track length1:34

Dance of the Antilles Maids

Track length2:26

Masques

Track length2:26

Friar Laurence

Track length2:41

Death of Mercutio

Track length3:09

Forsyth, C: Celtic Song

Work length8:00
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Semyon Stuchevsky (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

Chopin: Étude No. 14 in F Minor, Op. 25 No. 2 (Arr. R. Barshai for Viola & Piano)

Work length1:29
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 8 October 1954
  • Recording Venue: Gramstudio, Moscow, Russia

 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces III (6), Op. 43

Work length3:16
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

No. 6, To Spring (Arr. for Viola & Piano)

Track length3:16

Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19 (Arr. V. Borisovsky for Viola & Piano)

Work length6:02
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp

Work length17:24
  • Alexander Korneev (flute), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Olga Erdeli (harp)
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Pastorale

Track length7:37

II. Interlude

Track length5:00

III. Final

Track length4:47

 Excerpt, Debussy: Préludes - Book 1

Work length3:20
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

No. 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin (Arr. for Viola & Piano)

Track length3:20

 Excerpt, Debussy: Petite Suite

Work length5:31
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Vladimir Shraibman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. En bateau (Arr. for Viola & Piano)

Track length5:31

Bach, J S: Partita for solo violin No. 2 in D minor, BWV1004

Work length35:17
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Recorded: 1 December 1955
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allemande

Track length6:15

II. Courante

Track length2:48

III. Sarabande

Track length5:09

IV. Gigue

Track length4:02

V. Ciaccona

Track length17:03

Hindemith: Sonata for Solo Viola, Op. 25 No. 1

Work length14:22
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Breit. Viertel

Track length3:42

II. Sehr frisch und straff. Viertel

Track length2:31

III. Sehr langsam

Track length2:17

IV. Rasendes Zeitmass. Wild. Tonschönheit ist Nebensache

Track length1:26

V. Langsam, aber mit viel Ausdruck

Track length4:26

Hindemith: Trauermusik

Work length7:42
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

Casadesus, H: Viola Concerto in the Style of Handel (Arr. R. Barshai)

Work length16:04
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro moderato

Track length6:16

II. Andante ma non troppo

Track length4:57

III. Allegro molto

Track length4:51

Bunin, R: Viola Sonata in D minor, Op. 26

Work length20:55
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano)
  • Recorded: 18 July 1957
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro appassionato

Track length8:15

II. Andantino semplice

Track length7:24

III. Sostenuto - Allegro spirituoso

Track length5:16

Kryukov: Viola Sonata in D Minor, Op. 15

Work length11:30
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola), Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano)
  • Recorded: 1952
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

Khandoshkin: Viola Concerto in C Major

Work length15:45
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 10 January 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Moderato

Track length4:40

II. Canzona. Andante

Track length6:27

III. Rondo. Allegretto "La chasse"

Track length4:38

Bunin, R: Viola Concerto in G major, Op. 22

Work length31:17
  • Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Great Symphony Orchestra
  • Nikolai Anosov
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Andante - Allegro

Track length12:53

II. Adagio espressivo

Track length9:50

III. Maestoso - Allegro

Track length8:34

Beethoven: String Trio in E flat major, Op. 3

Work length44:48
  • Leonid Kogan (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro con brio

Track length10:52

II. Andante

Track length11:18

III. Menuetto. Allegretto

Track length3:32

IV. Adagio

Track length8:26

V. Menuetto. Moderato

Track length3:54

VI. Finale

Track length6:46

Beethoven: String Trio in G major, Op. 9 No. 1

Work length32:06
  • Leonid Kogan (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Recorded: 8 August 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Adagio - Allegro con brio

Track length13:48

II. Adagio ma non tanto e cantabile

Track length9:57

III. Scherzo. Allegro

Track length2:50

IV. Presto

Track length5:31

Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor Op. 15

Work length29:23
  • Leonid Kogan (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 5 August 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro molto moderato

Track length8:19

II. Scherzo. Allegro vivo

Track length5:26

III. Adagio

Track length7:53

IV. Allegro molto

Track length7:45

Shostakovich: Piano Quintet in G minor, Op. 57

Work length29:32
  • Rostislav Dubinsky (violin), Nina Barshai (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello), Dmitri Shostakovich (piano)
  • Recorded: 3 June 1951
  • Recording Venue: Small Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Prelude. Lento (Live)

Track length3:41

II. Fugue. Adagio (Live)

Track length9:46

III. Scherzo. Allegretto (Live)

Track length3:15

IV. Intermezzo. Lento (Live)

Track length6:37

V. Finale. Allegretto (Live)

Track length6:13

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49

Work length13:29
  • Rostislav Dubinsky (violin), Nina Barshai (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello)
  • Recorded: 3 June 1951
  • Recording Venue: Small Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Moderato (Live)

Track length4:19

II. Moderato (Live)

Track length4:24

III. Allegro molto (Live)

Track length1:53

IV. Allegro (Live)

Track length2:53

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73

Work length31:26
  • Julian Sitkovetsky (violin), Anton Sharoev (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Yakov Slobodkin (cello)
  • Recorded: 8 September 1954
  • Recording Venue: Moscow, Russia

I. Allegretto (Live)

Track length6:59

II. Moderato non troppo (Live)

Track length4:57

III. Allegro non troppo (Live)

Track length4:09

IV. Adagio (Live)

Track length5:50

V. Moderato (Live)

Track length9:31

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 4 in D major, Op. 83

Work length22:11
  • Julian Sitkovetsky (violin), Anton Sharoev (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Yakov Slobodkin (cello)
  • Recorded: 26 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Moscow, Russia

I. Allegretto (Live)

Track length3:23

II. Andantino (Live)

Track length6:45

III. Allegretto (Live)

Track length4:07

IV. Allegretto (Live)

Track length7:56

Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7 in F major, Op. 59 No. 1 'Rasumovsky No. 1'

Work length42:08
  • Julian Sitkovetsky (violin), Anton Sharoev (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Yakov Slobodkin (cello)
  • Recorded: 4 August 1954
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length11:09

II. Allegretto vivace e sempre scherzando (Live)

Track length9:18

III. Adagio molto e mesto (Live)

Track length12:38

IV. Thème russe. Allegro (Live)

Track length9:03

Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70

Work length32:40
  • Leonid Kogan (violin), Elizabeth Gilels (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola), Heinrich Talalyan (viola), Sviatoslav Knushevitsky (cello), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Recorded: 1 July 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro con spirito

Track length10:15

II. Adagio cantabile e con moto

Track length9:20

III. Allegretto moderato

Track length6:04

IV. Allegro vivace

Track length7:01

Boccherini: Symphony in E-Flat Major, Op. 35 No. 2, G. 510

Work length17:41
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 3 November 1960
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro vivo

Track length6:38

II. Andante

Track length6:29

III. Allegro giusto

Track length4:34

Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin & Cello in B-Flat Major, RV 547

Work length10:16
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin), Alla Vasilieva (cello)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 17 May 1963
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length4:53

II. Andante

Track length2:13

III. Allegro molto

Track length3:10

Vivaldi: Concerto, Op. 3 No. 10 'Con quattro Violini e Violoncello obligato', RV 580

Work length9:41
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin), Andrei Abramenkov (violin), Boris Kunev (violin), Leonid Polees (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 14 October 1963
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:41

II. Largo - Larghetto (Live)

Track length2:51

III. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:09

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Spring, RV269

Work length9:11
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 27 September 1964
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:14

II. Largo (Live)

Track length2:23

III. Danza pastorale (Live)

Track length3:34

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Summer, RV315

Work length9:49
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 27 September 1964
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro non molto (Live)

Track length5:08

II. Adagio e piano - Presto e forte (Live)

Track length1:54

III. Presto (Live)

Track length2:47

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Autumn, RV293

Work length10:51
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 27 September 1964
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length4:44

II. Adagio molto (Live)

Track length2:51

III. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:16

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter, RV297

Work length9:07
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 27 September 1964
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro non molto (Live)

Track length3:23

II. Largo (Live)

Track length2:02

III. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:42

Albinoni: Concerto à 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 5 No. 1

Work length5:17
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length2:00

II. Adagio

Track length1:36

III. Allegro

Track length1:41

Albinoni: Concerto for five instruments in D major, Op. 5 No. 3

Work length6:58
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 29 June 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length2:04

II. Adagio

Track length0:46

III. Presto

Track length0:41

IV. Adagio

Track length0:57

V. Allegro

Track length2:30

Tartini: Cello Concerto in A major

Work length12:26
  • Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 5 September 1963
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:47

II. Larghetto (Live)

Track length4:29

III. Allegro assai (Live)

Track length4:10

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G Minor, RV 319

Work length14:52
  • Leonid Kogan (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1956
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length5:08

II. Largo

Track length6:10

III. Allegro

Track length3:34

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042

Work length19:47
  • Leonid Kogan (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length8:27

II. Adagio

Track length8:18

III. Allegro assai

Track length3:02

Bach, J S: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043

Work length15:35
  • Elizabeth Gilels (violin), Leonid Kogan (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Vivace

Track length3:54

II. Largo ma non tanto

Track length6:56

III. Allegro

Track length4:45

Bach, J S: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV1049

Work length18:02
  • Alexander Korneev (flute), Naum Zaidel (flute), David Oistrakh (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 22 November 1957
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length7:45

II. Andante

Track length4:32

III. Presto

Track length5:45

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041

Work length15:20
  • David Oistrakh (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 9 February 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length4:08

II. Andante

Track length7:20

III. Allegro assai

Track length3:52

Bach, J S: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042

Work length18:54
  • David Oistrakh (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 14 April 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length8:19

II. Adagio

Track length7:36

III. Allegro assai

Track length2:59

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K550

Work length27:18
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Molto allegro (Live)

Track length7:16

II. Andante (Live)

Track length10:03

III. Menuetto. Allegretto (Live)

Track length3:54

IV. Allegro assai (Live)

Track length6:05

Mozart: Divertimento in D major, K136

Work length15:41
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1958
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro

Track length6:30

II. Andante

Track length5:15

III. Presto

Track length3:56

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola & Orchestra in E flat major, K364

Work length30:55
  • David Oistrakh (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 22 March 1959
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro maestoso (Live)

Track length12:57

II. Andante (Live)

Track length12:02

III. Presto (Live)

Track length5:56

Mozart: Rondo in C Major, K. 373 (Live)

Work length5:52
  • David Oistrakh (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 14 January 1961
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K201

Work length27:22
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 14 October 1963
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro moderato (Live)

Track length8:55

II. Andante (Live)

Track length8:55

III. Menuetto (Live)

Track length3:09

IV. Allegro con spirito (Live)

Track length6:23

Mozart: Symphony No. 10 in G major, K74

Work length8:19
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 14 January 1961
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length3:27

II. Andante (Live)

Track length2:41

III. Rondo. Allegro (Live)

Track length2:11

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K219 'Turkish'

Work length29:17
  • Leonid Kogan (violin)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro aperto - Adagio - Allegro aperto

Track length9:35

II. Adagio

Track length10:57

III. Rondo. Tempo di menuetto

Track length8:45

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K467 'Elvira Madigan'

Work length26:52
  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

I. Allegro maestoso

Track length13:40

II. Andante

Track length7:05

III. Allegro vivace assai

Track length6:07

Mozart: Rondo in D Major, K. 382 (Live)

Work length9:18
  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 16 September 1959
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

Haydn: Symphony No. 49 in F minor 'La Passione'

Work length23:01
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 6 October 1964
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Adagio (Live)

Track length9:56

II. Allegro di molto (Live)

Track length5:40

III. Minuet - Trio (Live)

Track length4:25

IV. Finale. Presto (Live)

Track length3:00

Haydn: Keyboard Concerto No. 11 in D major, HobXVIII:11

Work length19:48
  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 16 January 1959
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Vivace (Live)

Track length7:21

II. Un poco adagio (Live)

Track length8:14

III. Rondo all'ungarese. Allegro assai (Live)

Track length4:13

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D major 'London'

Work length29:02
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russisa

I. Adagio - Allegro (Live)

Track length8:49

II. Andante (Live)

Track length8:26

III. Menuet - Trio (Live)

Track length4:58

IV. Finale. Allegro spiritoso (Live)

Track length6:49

Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major, D485

Work length28:19
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 10-13 June 1964
  • Recording Venue: Salle Wagram, Paris, France

I. Allegro

Track length7:52

II. Andante con moto

Track length9:52

III. Menuetto. Allegro molto

Track length4:57

IV. Allegro vivace

Track length5:38

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 14 in G minor, Op. 135

Work length45:48
  • Yevgeny Nesterenko (bass), Zara Dolukhanova (soprano)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 26 September 1971
  • Recording Venue: Small Hall, Moscow, Russia

I. Adagio "De Profundis" (Live)

Track length3:48

II. Allegretto "Malagueña" (Live)

Track length2:29

III. Allegro molto "Loreley" (Live)

Track length8:17

IV. Adagio "The Suicide" (Live)

Track length6:17

V. Allegretto "On the Watch" (Live)

Track length2:59

VI. Adagio "Madam, Look!" (Live)

Track length1:39

VII. Adagio "In the Sante Prison" (Live)

Track length8:26

VIII. Allegro "Reply of the Zaporozhye Cossacks to the Sultan of Constantinople" (Live)

Track length2:01

IX. Andante "O Delvig, Delvig!" (Live)

Track length4:05

X. Largo "Death of the Poet" (Live)

Track length4:40

XI. Moderato "Conclusion" (Live)

Track length1:07

Lokshin: Symphony No. 5 "Shakespeare's Sonnets"

Work length14:40
  • Thomas S. Allen (baritone)
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 15 January 1987
  • Recording Venue: Guildhall, Portsmouth, UK

I. Sonnet No. 66, Tir'd with All These, for Restful Death I Cry

Track length5:57

II. Sonnet No. 73, That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold

Track length8:43

Lokshin: Symphony No. 4 "Sinfonia stretta"

Work length14:42
  • Bundesjugendorchester
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 18-20 April 1995
  • Recording Venue: Akademie Remscheid, Germany

Lokshin: 3 Scenes from Goethe's Faust

Work length34:21
  • Elena Prokina (soprano)
  • Ensemble Resonanz
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 25 July 1997 and 3 April 1998
  • Recording Venue: Aula Musikhochschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

I. Andante

Track length8:30

II. Adagio

Track length6:32

III. Andante

Track length19:19

Martinů: Serenade No. 4 (Divertimento) for Violin, Viola & Chamber Orchestra, H. 215

Work length6:29
  • Evgeny Smirnov (violin), Rudolf Barshai (viola)
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 27 November 1959
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length2:17

II. Andante moderato (Live)

Track length2:10

III. Allegretto (Live)

Track length2:02

Bartók: Divertimento for Strings, Sz. 113

Work length26:48
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 3 December 1960
  • Recording Venue: Small Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Allegro non troppo (Live)

Track length9:31

II. Molto adagio (Live)

Track length10:20

III. Allegro assai (Live)

Track length6:57

Stravinsky: Concerto in D for string orchestra 'Basler'

Work length10:33
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 22 November 1960
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

I. Vivace (Live)

Track length5:12

II. Arioso. Andantino (Live)

Track length2:31

III. Rondo. Allegro (Live)

Track length2:50

Stravinsky: Apollon musagète, Tableau I

Work length4:33
  • Taiwan Philharmonic
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 12 September 2004
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall Taipei, Taiwan

Prologue. The Birth of Apollo (Live)

Track length4:33

Stravinsky: Apollon musagète, Tableau II

Work length24:58
  • Taiwan Philharmonic
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 12 September 2004
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall Taipei, Taiwan

Variation of Apollo (Live)

Track length2:29

Pas d'action. Apollo and the Muses (Live)

Track length4:29

Variation of Calliope (Live)

Track length1:32

Variation of Polymnia (Live)

Track length1:18

Variation of Terpsichore (Live)

Track length1:47

Second Variation of Apollo (Live)

Track length1:52

Pas de deux. Apollo and Terpsichore (Live)

Track length4:07

Coda. Apollo and the Muses (Live)

Track length3:27

Apotheosis. Apollo and the Muses (Live)

Track length3:57

Purcell: Fantasia in D Minor, Z. 739

Work length3:50
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1959
  • Recording Venue: Studio, Moscow, Russia

Purcell: Fantasia in D Minor, Z. 743

Work length3:35
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 17 January 1961
  • Recording Venue: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Russia

Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4

Work length14:48
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 2 July 1962
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road Studios, London, UK

I. Boisterous Bourée (Live)

Track length2:58

II. Playful Pizzicato (Live)

Track length3:00

III. Sentimental Sarabande (Live)

Track length6:03

IV. Frolicsome Finale (Live)

Track length2:47

Tippett: Concerto for double string orchestra

Work length22:11
  • Bath Festival Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 25-26 November 1984
  • Recording Venue: Concert Hall, Poole Arts Centre, UK

I. Allegro con brio

Track length5:41

II. Adagio cantabile

Track length8:56

III. Allegro molto

Track length7:34

Tippett: Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage

Work length28:51
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 1964
  • Recording Venue: Moscow, Russia

Prelude. Transformation - Preparation for the First Dance

Track length4:48

First Dance. The Earth in Autumn - Transformation - Preparation for the Second Dance

Track length5:25

Second Dance. The Waters in Winter - Transformation - Preparation for the Third Dance

Track length7:15

Third Dance. The Air in Spring - Preparation for the Fourth Dance

Track length4:19

Fourth Dance. Fire in Summer

Track length7:04

Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D major, K385 'Haffner'

Work length20:18
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 2 February 2003
  • Recording Venue: Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan

I. Allegro con spirito (Live)

Track length5:11

II. Andante (Live)

Track length8:42

III. Menuetto (Live)

Track length2:42

IV. Presto (Live)

Track length3:43

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95 'From the New World'

Work length42:19
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 16-20 June 1998
  • Recording Venue: Koln Philharmonie, Germany

I. Adagio - Allegro molto (Live)

Track length12:18

II. Largo (Live)

Track length10:19

III. Molto vivace (Live)

Track length7:54

IV. Allegro con fuoco (Live)

Track length11:48

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Work length16:38
  • Thomas S. Allen (baritone)
  • WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 8 February 2003
  • Recording Venue: Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan

No. 1, Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (Live)

Track length4:05

No. 2, Ging heut morgen übers Feld (Live)

Track length3:56

No. 3, Ich hab' ein glühend Messer (Live)

Track length3:12

No. 4, Die zwei blauen Augen von meinem Schatz (Live)

Track length5:25

Mahler: Symphony No. 10 in F sharp major

Work length1:16:57
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra
  • Rudolf Barshai
  • Recorded: 29 June 2012
  • Recording Venue: National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

I. Adagio [Live]

Track length26:34

II. Scherzo [Live]

Track length12:05

III. Purgatorio. Allegretto moderato [Live]

Track length4:33

IV. Allegro pesante [Live]

Track length11:10

V. Finale [Live]

Track length22:35

Borodin: Chamber Symphony in D Major (Arr. R. Barshai from String Quartet No. 2)

Work length28:30
  • Taiwan Philharmonic
  • Recorded: 29 June 2012
  • Recording Venue: National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

I. Allegro moderato [Live]

Track length8:14

II. Scherzo. Allegro [Live]

Track length5:13

III. Andante [Live]

Track length7:33

IV. Finale. Allegro giusto [Live]

Track length7:30

Tchaikovsky: Chamber Symphony in D Major (Arr. R. Barshai from String Quartet No. 1, Op. 11)

Work length25:20
  • Taiwan Philharmonic
  • Recorded: 29 June 2012
  • Recording Venue: National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

I. Moderato e semplice [Live]

Track length8:24

II. Andante cantabile [Live]

Track length6:29

III. Scherzo. Allegro non tanto e con fuoco [Live]

Track length3:58

IV. Finale. Allegro giusto [Live]

Track length6:29

Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a

Work length24:38
  • Taiwan Philharmonic

I. Largo [Live]

Track length5:25

II. Allegro molto [Live]

Track length2:50

III. Allegretto [Live]

Track length4:46

IV. Largo [Live]

Track length5:54

V. Largo [Live]

Track length5:43