This week I sought out to my favorite composer for inspiration, Tchaikovsky. The pieces for this week include Tchaikovsky through personal relations or musical inspiration. These are the Russian romantic giants all dedicating these works to one another.
Tchaikovsky, Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50, mvt. 1, Moderto Assai-Allegro Guisto. Variazone Finale e Coda performed by Gidon Kremer, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky.
Vasily Kalimmikov, Symphony no 1, Mvt. 2, 4, performed by National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Moritz Moszkowski, Piano concerto in E, Op. 59
Rachmaninov, Piano concerto no 2, Mvt 2, performed by the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Boris Khaikin conductor, and Arnold Kaplan on piano.
Brahms, 8 Piano Pieces, Op. 76, No. 1 Capriccio in F# minor, No. 2 Capriccio, No. 8 Capriccio in C major, performed by Peter Longworth.