Sviatoslav Richter in Moscow

Album title:
Sviatoslav Richter in Moscow
Composer(s):
Beethoven; Chopin
Works:
Beethoven: Sonatas Nos 1, 7, 9 & 12; Works by Chopin
Performer:
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Label:
Parnassus
Catalogue Number:
PDVD1201
Performance:
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Picture/Sound:
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5
Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Sviatoslav Richter in Moscow

 

Towering virtuosity that triumphs over the primitive Russian technology of the mid-1970s, sending out shockwaves of electrifying pianism, apparently without the slightest effort.

Julian Haylock