Emil Gilels Legacy

Vol. 1        DHR-7747

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Op. 37 (Recorded 1947)
with Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kyril Kondrashin, conductor.

Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, in D major, BWV 1050 (Recorded 1948)
with Elisaveta Gilels (violin); Nicolai Kharkovsky (flute);
USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Kyril Kondrashin, conductor.

Vol. 2    DHR-7755

Alexander ALYABIEV (1787-1851)
Trio for piano, violin and cello in A minor
with Dmitri Tziganov - violin; Sergei Shirinsky - cello Recorded 1947
Sonata for violin and piano in E minor with Dmitri Tziganov - violin Recorded 1951
Quintet for piano and string quartet in Eb major with the Beethoven String Quartet Recorded 1949

A. AlyabievD.Tziganov

Live performance, Helsinki Festival, August 24, 1975

Vol. 3        DHR-7765
Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31/1
Piano Sonata No. 12 in Ab major, Op. 26
Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40/2; Impromptu in Ab major, Op. 29
Mazurka in F major, Op. 68/3; Mazurka in A minor, Op. 7/2
Mazurka in C major, Op. 24/2; Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Gilels' only known recording of Chopin's Impromptus and Mazurkas!

Vol. 4        DHR-7785

BRAHMS: Quartet for piano and strings in G minor, No. 1 Op. 25 (Recorded 1949)
with members of Beethoven Quartet: Dmitri Tziganov; Vadim Borisovsky; Sergei Shirinsky
HANDEL: Sonata for flute and Piano in A minor, Op. 1 No. 4 
SCHUBERT: Introduction and 7 variations for piano and flute in E minor on theme from "Trockne Blumen" D. 802 Op. 160 (Recorded 1958)
with Alexander Korneyev - flute

Vol. 5        DHR-7795
Gilels first Recital in the West: Florence, Italy, June 11, 1951
MOZART: Piano sonata in C minor K 457
BEETHOVEN: Piano sonata in F minor Op.57, "Appassionata"
PROKOFIEV: Piano sonata No. 2 in D minor, Op. 14
RACHMANINOFF: Moment Musical in Db, Op.16/5
BALAKIREV: Islamey (Oriental Fantasy)

                                                                    ALBÉNIZ: 1. Malaguena from Recuerdos de viaje Op. 71/6. Moscow, live March 2, 1957
                                                                                       2. Navarra. Moscow January 4, 1954

Vol. 6        DHR-7805

Paris, France, February 26, 1954 - Recital in Salle Pleyel
MOZART: Sonata No. 17 in Bb major K 570
DEBUSSY: Etude No. 11 (Book II) "Pour les arpèges composés"
CHOPIN: Sonata No. 2 in Bb minor, Op. 35
SHOSTAKOVICH: Preludes and Fugues Op. 87: No. 1, 5, 24
PROKOVIEV: Visions Fugitives Op. 22: No. 3, 5, 10, 11, 17
BEETHOVEN: Bagatelle in Eb major Op. 33 No. 1*
PROKOFIEV: March from "The Love of three Oranges" Op. 33b
PAGANINI-LISZT: Etude No. 3 in Ab minor "La Campanella"
*Only known version ever by Gilels

 Vol. 7        DHR-7815

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30
USSR State Orchestra / Kondrashin 1949 - Moscow
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 in G minor, Op. 40  
2nd & 3rd mvts
USSR State Orchestra / Kondrashin Live, January 23, 1951 - Moscow
Daisies, Op. 38 No. 3 Recorded 1945
Etude Tableau in C minor, Op. 39 No. 1 Recorded 1940
Etude Tableau in Eb minor, Op. 39 No. 5 Recorded 1949
Prelude in G minor, Op. 23 No. 5 Recorded 1937

Vol. 8       DHR-7920
PANCHO VLADIGEROV: Shumen Miniatures, Op. 29 - No. 1,3 and 6
Recorded in Moscow - 1950
BELA BARTOK: Six Romanian Folk Dances
BEDRICH SMETANA: Polkas: No. 3 in F major and No. 2 in A minor
Live performance, Moscow, Nov. 29, 1950
Dreams - Bohemian Peasant Festival, No. 6
Recorded in Moscow, 1950
MAURICE RAVEL: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Live performance, Moscow, Jan. 22, 1959
FELIX MENDELSSOHN: Etude No. 3 in A minor, Book II, Op. 104
Live performance, Moscow, Oct.3, 1954
Variations on La ci darem la Mano from Mozart's Don Giovanni, Op. 2
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
ARAM KHACHATURIAN: Piano Sonata (1961)
Live performance, Grand Hall of Leningrad Philharmonic, February 15, 1963

Vol. 9  DHR-7980
24 Preludes, Op. 28
Recorded in Leningrad, January 26, 1953
Piano Sonata No. 14 in A Minor, Op. 143 D. 784
Live performance, Moscow Conservatory, March 15, 1963
Fantasy in F Minor, Op. 103 D. 940
Arranged for Piano & Orchestra by
Dmitry Kabalevsky
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrachin - conductor
Live performance, Moscow, October 12, 1962

Vol. 10  DHR-8000
BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2 in Bb major, Op. 83
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin, conductor
Live performance, Moscow, February 6, 1972
MOZART: Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in D major, K. 382
Live performance, Leningrad, January 17, 196

Leonid Kogan - violin & Emil Gilels - piano


Sonata No. 3 for violin & piano in Eb major, Op.12/3
Sonata No. 5 for violin & piano in F major, Op. 24 Spring
Sonata No. 9 for violin & piano in A major, Op. 47 Kreutzer

Live performance, March 29, 1964 Leningrad
in their one and only recorded recital!

Emil Gilels - piano; Leonid Kogan - violin; Mstislav Rostropovich - cello
DHR-7921-5  5CDs
HAYDN: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in D major, Hob.XV:16 (two versions)
1. Recorded 1951, Moscow; 2. Recorded 1959, London
BEETHOVEN: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in Bb major Op.97 "Archduke"
Recorded 1956, Moscow
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in Eb major WoO38
Recorded 1950, Moscow
HAYDN: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in G major, Hob.XV:19
Recorded 1952, Moscow
MOZART:Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in Bb major, K.254
Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in G major, K.564
Recorded 1952, Moscow
TCHAIKOVSKY: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in A minor Op.50
Recorded 1952, Moscow
SAINT-SAËNS: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in F major, Op.18
Recorded 1953, Moscow
SHOSTAKOVICH: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in E minor, Op.67
Recorded February 28, 1959, London
SCHUMANN: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in D minor, Op.63
Recorded August 8,1958, Moscow
BORODIN: Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello in D major
Emil Gilels - Piano; Dimitry Tziganov - Violin; Sergei Shirinsky - Cello
Recorded 1950, Moscow
FAURÉ: Quartet for Piano, Violin, Viola and Cello, No.1, Op.15
Emil Gilels - Piano; Leonid Kogan - Violin; Rudolf Barshai - Viola; Mstislav Rostropovich - Cello
Recorded 1958, Moscow
BRAHMS: Trio for Piano, Violin and Horn in D minor, Op.40
Emil Gilels - Piano Leonid Kogan - Violin Yakov Shapiro - horn
Recorded February 25, 1951, Moscow

Legendary Treasures