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Manfred Symphony, Op. 58
Rod Elms (organ)
London Symphony Orchestra, Yuri Simonov

Concert Fantasy, Op. 56
Michael Ponti (piano)
Prague Symphony Orchestra, Richard Kapp

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Viktor Tretiakov (violin)
USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Mariss Jansons

String Quartet No. 1 in D major, Op. 11
String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 22
String Quartet No. 3 in E flat minor, Op. 30
Endellion String Quartet

Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 'In Memory of a Great Artist'
Oistrakh Trio

The Seasons, Op. 37b
Michael Ponti (piano)

Piano Sonata 'No 1' in F minor
Michael Ponti (piano)

Piano Sonata No. 2 in C sharp minor, Op. 80
Michael Ponti (piano)

Album for the Young, Op. 39
Michael Ponti (piano)

Eugene Onegin
Alexander Lebedev (Eugene Onegin), Elena Zelyenskaya (Tatyana), Farit Hussainov (Lenski), Olga Obuchova (Olga), Ludmilla Ladinskaya (Larina), Galina Babicheva (Filipjewna), Alexei Levitski (Gremin), Vladimir Vassilev (Triquet)
Novosibirsk State Opera Orchestra, Samuel Friedmann

Oprichnik
Vassily Savenko (Prince Zhemchuzhny), Elena Lassoskaya (Natalia), Dmitri Ulyanov (Molchan Mitkov), Irina Dolyenko (Boyarina Morozova), Vsevolod Grivnov (Andrei Morozov), Alexandra Dursseneva (Basmanov), Vladimir Ognovienko (Prince Vyazminsky), Cinzia de Mola (Zakharyevna)
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Cherevichki (The Slippers)
Georgi Nelepp (Vakula), Aleksey Petrovich Ivanov (Byes), Elisabeta Antonova (Solokha), Yelena Dimitrievna Kruglikova (Oksana), Maxim Mikhailov (Chub), Fedor Godovkin (Panas)
Orchestra & Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre, Alexander Melik-Pasheyev

Jeanne d'Arc, La Pucelle d'Orleans
Sofiya Preobrazenskaya (Joan of Arc), Vladimir Kilcevskij (King Charles VII), Olga Afanasevna Kashevarova (Agnes Sorel)
Orchestra & Chorus of the Kirov Theatre, Boris Khaikin

Iolanta
Tatiana Vorjdova (Iolanta), Alexei Levitski (Rene), Vassili Gorshkov (Vaudemont), Vladimir Prudnik (Ibn-Hakia), Sergei Nikitin (Robert), Tatiana Gorbunova (Martha)
Novosibirsk State Opera Orchestra, Alexei Ludmilin

Pique Dame
Georgi Nelepp (Hermann), Eugenia Smolenskaya (Lisa), Eugenia Verbitskaya (Countess), Aleksey Petrovich Ivanov (Tomsky), Pavel Lisitsian (Yeletsky), Vera Ivanova Borisenko (Polina)
Orchestra & Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre, Alexander Melik-Pasheyev

Charodeika
Natalia Sokolova (Natasia/Kuma), Mikhail Kiselev (Prince Nikita Danilich Kurlyatev), Vera Ivanova Borisenko (Princess Evpraksia Romanova), Georgi Nelepp (Prince Yuri), Alexsei Korolev (Mamirov), Anna Matiushina (Nenila)
Moscow State Philharmonic Orchestra, Samuil A Samosud

Mazeppa
Aleksey Petrovich Ivanov (Mazeppa), Nina Pokrovskaya (Mariya), Ivan Petrov (Kochubey), Vera Aleksandrovna Davydova (Liubov), Grigori Bolshakov (Andrei), Vsevolod Tyutyunnik (Orlik), Tikhon Tchernyakov (Iskra)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre, Vassili Nebolsin

The Snow Maiden, Op. 12
Russian State Chorus & Orchestra, Andrei Chistiakov

Suite No. 1 in D minor, Op. 43
Suite No. 2 in C major, Op. 53
Suite No. 3 in G major, Op.55
Suite No. 4 in G major, Op.61 'Mozartiana'
Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, Sir Neville Marriner

Swan Lake, Op. 20
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

The Nutcracker, Op. 71
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 41
National Choir of the Ukraine 'Dumka', Yevhen Savchuk

Capriccio italien, Op. 45
London Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Marche slave, Op. 31
London Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Hamlet - Fantasy overture, Op. 67
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Radio Moscow, Vladimir Fedoseyev

Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32
Philharmonia Orchestra, Yuri Simonov

The Storm Overture (Groza), Op.76
London Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Romeo & Juliet - Fantasy Overture
Kirov Theatre Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov

1812 Overture, Op. 49
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Gibson

Fatum, Op. 77
Grand Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk

Hamlet: Incidental Music
USSR Radio & TV Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gauk

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Maurice Gendron (cello)
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33
Alexander Rudin (cello)
Ensemble Instrumental Musica Viva, Nicolai Alexiev

Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48
Alexander Rudin

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Aaron Rosand (violin)
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg, Louis de Froment

Selected songs
Ljuba Kazarnovskaya (soprano), Ljuba Orfenova (piano)

Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky

The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a (excerpts)
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky

Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky

Sleeping Beauty: Pas de deux, Act III
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky

Capriccio italien, Op. 45
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky

Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32
Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Evgeny Mravinsky

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
David Oistrakh (violin)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Leonid Kogan (violin)
USSR State Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vassily Nebolsin

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
St Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyrill Kondrashin

Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 'Winter Daydreams'
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Radio Moscow, Vladimir Fedoseyev

Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 'Little Russian'
Philharmonia Orchestra, Yuri Simonov

Symphony No. 3 in D major, Op. 29 'Polish'
Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Radio Moscow, Vladimir Fedoseyev

Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36
London Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
London Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 'Pathétique'
London Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
Byron Janis (piano)
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra, Stanislaw Skrowaczweski

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44
Shura Cherkassky (piano)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Walter Susskin
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major
Michael Ponti (piano)
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg, Louis de Froment
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