From the History of the Tchaikovsky CompetitionClick here for detailed Tchaikovsky Competition track listing
Catalogue Number: 08R084
Reference: MEL CD 10 023649
Description: We offer this for those of you who combine historical collecting with the usual unknown repertoire which is RI’s basis. For several decades the premiere international competition, this is just the sort of retrospectus which Melodiya should be doing more of! Pianists: Naum Shtarkman, Lev Vlasenko, Van Cliburn, Eliso Virsaladze, John Ogdon, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Daniel Pollack, Viktoria Postnikova, Arthur Moreira Lima, Cyprien Katsaris, John Lill, Vladimir Krainev, Andrei Gavrilov, Youri Egorov, Mikhail Pletnev, András Schiff, Myung-whun Chung, Pascal Devoyon, Christian Blackshaw, André Laplante, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Peter Donohoe, Terence Judd, Roger Muraro, Violinists: Stefan Ruha, Viktor Pikaizen, Valery Klimov, Nina Beilina, Irina Bochkova, Boris Gutnikov, Oleg Kagan, Glenn Dicterow, Liana Isakadze, Tatiana Grindenko, Viktor Tretiakov, Vladimir Spivakov, Gidon Kremer, Ilya Grubert, Elmar Oliveira, Raphaël Oleg, Ilya Kaler, Sergei Stadler. There isn’t even room to list the cellists and singers but the competitions covered are from 1958 to 1986 and there is unusual repertoire by the following composers, most of it rather short (all together totalling around 68 minutes) : Tikhon Krennikov, Alexander Flyarkovsky, François Morel, Jaan Rääts, Franz Reizenstein, Francois Francœur, Mikhail Bukinik, Vladimir Vlasov, Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, Jean-Baptiste Bréval. 10 CDs.