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Mozart – Piano Concerto No 5 (Sviatoslav Richter)

Accompanied by the Japan Shinsei Symphony Orchestra, the legendary Ukrainian-born Soviet classical pianist Sviatoslav Richter performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in D major, K. 175. Composed in 1773, when he was only 17 year-old, the piece is Mozart’s first fully original piano concerto (his previous efforts were based on works by other composers). Conductor: Rudolf Barshai (1924-2010), Soviet and Russian conductor and violist. Recorded in March 1993.
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Brahms – Violin Sonata No. 3 (Oistrakh, Richter)

Renowned Soviet classical violinist and violist David Oistrakh and the Russian pianist Sviatoslav Richter, who known for the depth of his interpretations, virtuoso technique, and vast repertoire, perform Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108.
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Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 18 (Sviatoslav Richter)

Accompanied by the Japan Shinsei Symphony Orchestra, the legendary Ukrainian-born Soviet pianist Sviatoslav Richter performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 18 in B-flat major, KV. 456. Conductor: Rudolf Barshai (1924-2010), Soviet and Russian conductor and violist. Year of the recording: 1994.
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Schubert – Violin Sonata in A major, D 574 (Oleg Kagan, Sviatoslav Richter)

Famous Soviet era musicians Oleg Kagan (violin) and Sviatoslav Richter (piano) perform Violin Sonata (also “Duo” or “Grand Duo”) in A major, Op. Posth. 162, D 574, by Franz Schubert.
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