Medtner

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Nikolai Medtner: Sonata Reminiscenza, Op. 38, No. 1
The Russian composer and pianist Nikolai Medtner (1880-1951) was utterly despised by the Russian community in Paris. Considered an old fart and hopelessly out of touch with modern times, he was even facetiously called the “Russian Brahms.” Much of this
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Medtner – Complete Piano Sonatas 1
Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 5 I. Allegro Paul Stewart, piano From Medtner – Complete Piano Sonatas 1 (2012) Released by Naxos Medter: Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 5 – I. Allegro Like his near-contemporary Rachmaninov, who called
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Nikolai Karlovich Medtner
The immediate outcome of the 1917 Russian revolution, in part the result of heavy military setbacks during WWI, was the utter dismantling of Tsarist autocracy. Not only was the Emperor forced to abdicate; his entire family was summarily executed. Vladimir
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