MIKHAIL GLINKA (1804-1857): Souvenir d'une Mazurka in B Flat, Variations on the Theme of Alyabev's "Nightingale" (Vyacheslav Gryaznov [piano]), VLADIMIR REBIKOV (1866-1920): Waltzes in F Sharp Minor and from the Opera The Christmas Tree, Op. 21, ANATOLY LYADOV (1855-1914): Waltz, Op. 57/2, Mazurka, Op. 57/3 (Alexei Chernov), ANTON ARENSKY (1861-1906): Pieces, Op. 36, Nos. 4, 5, 14, 16 and 24 (Mikhail Turpanov), PETER TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893): Russian Scherzo, Op. 1/1, Impromptu, Op. 1/2, Sad Song, Op. 40/2 (Rustam Khanmurzin), ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894): Russian Dance and Trepak, Op. 82/6, Nikita Mndoyants).
Catalogue Number: 02Q052
Reference: MEL CD 10 022191
Description: Actually Vol. 8 of Melodiya's "Anthology of Piano Music by Russian and Soviet Composers", this is the first to concentrate entirely on Russians - not a Soviet among them! No first recordings but some reasonably unusual repertoire nonetheless.