Mstislav Rostropovich

  • A Tribute to Rudolf Barshai (20 CD set)

    A Tribute to Rudolf Barshai

    MP3 Album:
    A 20 CD set in tribute to Russian-born Rudolf Barshai (1924-2010), possibly the most famous viola player of all time. He performed as a soloist and in chamber groups with Shostakovich, Richter, Oistrakh and Rostropovich and later with Kogan and Gilels. He won numerous Soviet and international competitions.
  • BBC Legends Limited Edition Box Set (20 CDs)

    BBC Legends Vol.1

    MP3 Album:
    This 20 CD box set brings together some of the greatest performances taken from the BBC archives which were featured in the best-selling series BBC Legends, launched in 1998. The collection features classic recordings by stellar artists including Mstislav Rostropovich, Arturo Toscanini, Emil Gilels, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Sir Thomas Beecham, Dennis Brain, Evgeny Mravinsky, David Oistrakh and Sviatoslav Richter.
  • Mstislav Rostropovich / Benjamin Britten

    Mstislav Rostropovich / Benjamin Britten

    Rococo Variations
    Pezzo capriccioso
    Romeo and Juliet Overture
    Gloriana (extracts)
    Peter Pears
    The Aldeburgh Festival Singers
    English Chamber Orchestra