Sviatoslav Richter

    Sviatoslav Richter

    • Sviatoslav Richter
    Sviatoslav Richter

    Sviatoslav Richter

    • Sviatoslav Richter

    Sviatoslav Richter

    Latest Release

    César Franck: Piano Quintet in F Minor (Bonus Track Version)

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    Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderatoSviatoslav Richter
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    Symphonic Etudes, Op.13 And Posthumous Etudes (Part 1)Sviatoslav Richter
    3
    Fantasia in C major D.760 (''Wandererfantasie'') (1998 Remastered Version): IV. AllegroSviatoslav Richter
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    Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano in C Major, Op. 56 (1996 Digital Remaster): II. LargoSviatoslav Richter
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    Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Op. 55 (1995 Remastered Version): Allegro con brioSviatoslav Richter

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        Having learned the fundamentals of music from his father, Sviatoslav Teofilovich Richter taught himself the piano and had already given public concerts before entering the Moscow Conservatory in 1937. While still a student, Richter won first prize at the All-Union Contest of Performers of 1945. His playing earned him considerable renown, and by the time of his graduation in 1947 he had devoted fans. In 1949 he garnered the coveted Stalin Prize. Richter gave the 1942 premiere of... Read more

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