Historic recordings for downloadExcept where indicated, tracks are 320Kbps mp3 files.
For pdf scans of The Muse and the Fashion and other books and articles, see Publications. For sources of pdf scores see digital sheet music.
All extant recordings of the solo piano works, plus the violin sonata no 1 with Cecilia Hansen, are available on three CDs on the Appian label. Almost all these recordings are also available from St Laurent. Piano concertos nos 2 and 3 are available from Testament and St-Laurent.
Other artists 1947-70Most of these are at 256 or 320Kbps, the majority transferred from LPs. Those made before 1961 are mono.
Tatiana Nikolaeva/Evgeny Svetlanov/Moscow RSO c.1961One of the earliest Soviet stereo recordings. Unlike the later Nikolaeva/Svetlanov concerto no.1 it has never been transferred to CD.
Grigory Ginsburg 1957The first commercial recording of the reminiscenza, and one of the best
Yakov Flier 1959-60A superior transfer from the LP is available from St-Laurent
Leonid Brumberg 1970A persuasive account of the sonata-ballade, but high surface noise
Egon Petri 1958 (live)Made towards the end of his life, aged 77
Abram Shatskes 1958High surface noise but well worth sampling. Shatskes was a pupil of Medtner.
Dolukhanova/Kozel 1955See notes to Op 36.
Dolukhanova/Erokhin 1958 (live)
Kazantseva/Bernar 1948-55A lively performance of the sonata-vocalise, made a few years after Ritchie/Medtner. Geweihter Platz is sung in Russian.
Nadezhda Yureneva/G Saltykova c.1966