The Art of Mstislav Rostropovich Episode 4

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Oistrakh, Rostropovich, Richter: Beethoven Triple Concerto for violin, cello and piano in C major op.56

David Oistrakh, violin.
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello.
Sviatoslav Richter, piano.
Berliner Philarmoniker - Herbert von Karajan.
Recorded in 1969.

1-2. Allegro
3. Largo
4. Rondo alla polacca







Modest Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death (1874)

1. Lullaby
2. Serenada
3. Trepak
4. The Field Marshal

Mstislav Rostropovich, piano
Galina Vishnevskaya, soprano.







Rachmaninoff Piano Trio élégiaque No.2 in D minor Op.9
(5.X-15.XII 1893, revised 1907-1917) "To the memory of a great artist" - P.Tchaikovsky

Mikhail VAIMAN (1926-1977), violin - Mstislav ROSTROPOVICH (1927-2007), cello - Pavel SEREBRYAKOV (1909-1977), piano (Live rec: Leningrad, 1976)

0:10 / I. Moderato - Allegro vivace [19'00'']
19:14 / II. Quasi variazione. Andante [19'03'']
38:21 / III. Allegro risoluto - Moderato [7'50'']








NPC Luncheon with Mstislav Rostropovich
On June 15, 1994, Mr. Rostropovich, a Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor, discussed his view of the current conditions in Russia, gathered from personal experience and prior to his exile. The retired music director of the National Symphony Orchestra also spoke about his return to Russia after the fall of communism.



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