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Alfred Schnittke
Complete Piano Sonatas
IGOR TCHETUEV

CM 0092004
 
Sonata 1 (dedicated to Vladimir Feltsman)
1   Lento [6:25]
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2   Allegretto [5:33]
3   Lento [6:57]  
4   Allegro [8:27]  
         
Sonata 2 (dedicated to Irina Schnittke)
5   Moderato [6:11]
6   Lento [4:48]
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7   Allegro moderato [6:03]  
         
Sonata 3
8   Lento [5:11]
9   Allegro [2:12]
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10   Lento [4:34]
11   Allegro [3:21]
       
12   Improvisation and Fugue [6:18]
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Total time:[66:45]

 

Text of the booklet is available in English, German, and Russian.

 

Disc reviews:
"Audiophile Audition"
"Clic Musique !" (in French)
ARTE TV - in French or in German
"Opus Haute Définition" e-magazine (in French)
Diapason (in French)
allmusic.com
"Fanfare" magazine
"Gramophone" magazine
SA-CD.net
Amazon.com

 

Igor Tchetuev plays a Fazioli grand piano No. 2280912

 

Recording Details

Microphones - Neumann km130
DPA (B & K) 4006
DPA (B & K) 4011

SCHOEPS mk2S
SCHOEPS mk41

All the microphone buffer amplifiers and pre-amplifiers are Polyhymnia International B.V. custom built.

DSD analogue to digital converter - Meitner design by EMM Labs.

Recording, editing and mixing on Pyramix system by Merging Technologies.

 

Recording Producer - Michael Serebryanyi
Balance Engineer - Erdo Groot
Recording Engineer - Roger de Schot
Editor - Carl Schuurbiers

 

(P)&(C) Essential Music, #16b-2, Volokolamskoye shosse,
Moscow, 125080, Russia.

DDD

Recorded:
26-28.09.2004, "Manege" Hall of the Moscow Theatre "School of Dramatic Art", Moscow, Russia

 


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