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  2. Jul 03,  · SHOSTAKOVICH: 24 Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87 – Alexander Melnikov, piano – Harmonia mundi (2 CDs + Dual Disc CD/DVD, Interview with Alexander Melnikov), ****: Most everyone is aware of the origin of these pieces; Shostakovich went to Leipzig in to attend the Bach Bicentennial competition, and he heard Tatiana Nikolaevna.
  3. Alexander Melnikov’s recording of Shostakovich’s Complete Piano Preludes and Fugues made it onto BBC Music Magazine’s list of the “50 Greatest Recordings of All Time;” he now brings this unique three-hour-long program to his Princeton University Concerts debut on Sunday, March 6, at 2PM in Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall.
  4. Alexander Melnikov claims, both in his booklet notes and in the short film by Christian Leblé that forms the DVD portion of this three-disc set, that Shostakovich s 24 Preludes and Fugues have been so closely associated with the classic interpretation of their first exponent, Tatiana Nikolayeva, that other players have been deterred from re /5(40).
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  6. Towering over those pieces are the 24 Preludes and Fugues, written for Tatiana Nikolayeva after Shostakovich heard her at the Bicentennial Bach competition in Leipzig in The composer said the minute set wasn’t meant to be performed as a cycle, but Alexander Melnikov makes a solid argument against that claim, in words and sound.
  7. Jul 04,  · In a new CD collection the pianist Alexander Melnikov records Shostakovich’s set of 24 preludes and fugues. Sections. The album ends with a Author: Anthony Tommasini.
  8. May 11,  · Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues. Alexander Melnikov May 11, Classical ℗ harmonia mundi s.a. Add to Wishlist. 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op. Fugue no in B flat major. Allegro non troppo (3-voice Alexander Melnikov. $ Four pianos, Four Pieces. Alexander Melnikov. $

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