Valentina Lisitsa - Tchaikovsky. Complete Solo Piano Works (24/96 FLAC)
Valentina Lisitsa – Tchaikovsky. Complete Solo Piano Works (24/96 FLAC)

Composer: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Valentina Lisitsa
Number of Discs: 10
Format: FLAC (tracks)
Label: Decca
Release: 2019
Size: 9.5 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

CD 01 Early Works
2 Morceaux = 2 Pieces Op.1
01. I Scherzo À La Russe
02. II Impromptu

Souvenir De Hapsal Op.2
03. I Ruines D’un Château = Castle Ruins
04. II Scherzo
05. III Chant Sans Paroles = Song Without Words
06. Valse-Caprice Op.4
07. Romance Op.5
08. Valse-Scherzo Op.7
09. Capriccio Op.8

3 Morceaux = 3 Pieces Op.9
10. I Rêverie
11. II Polka De Salon
12. III Mazurka De Salon

2 Morceaux = 2 Pieces Op.10
13. I Nocturne
14. II Humoresque

CD 02 Songs & Dedications
Romances Op.16 (Piano Arrangements Of Three Of The Romances Op.16 For Voice And Piano)
01. I Berceuse = Kolybelnaya Pesnya = Cradle Song
02. IV Oh! Chante Encore = O Spoy Zhe Tu Pesnyo = O Sing That Song
03. V Qu’importe? = Tak Chto Zhe? = So What, Then?

Morceaux = 6 Pieces Op.19
04. I Rêverie Du Soir = Evening Reverie (À M. Nicolas Kondratieff (Nikolay Kondratyev))
05. II Scherzo Humoristique = Humorous Scherzo (À Mlle Véra Timanoff (Vera Timanova))
06. III Feuillet D’album = Album Leaf (À Mlle Annette Avramov (Anna Avramova))
07. IV Nocturne (À Mlle Terminsky (Monika Terminskaya))
08. V Capriccioso (À M. Édouard Langer)
09. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Thème: Andante Non Tanto
10. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation I: L’istesso Tempo
11. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation II: L’istesso Tempo
12. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation III: Allegretto
13. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation IV: Allegro Vivace Leggiero
14. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation V: Andante Amoroso
15. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation VI: Allegro Risoluto
16. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation VII: Moderato Assai
17. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation VIII: Allegro
18. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation IX: Alla Mazurka
19. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation X: Andante Non Troppo Un Poco Rubato
20. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation XI (Alla Schumann): Allegro Brillante
21. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Variation XII: L’istesso Tempo
22. VI Thème Original Et Variations = Original Theme And Variations (À M. Herman Laroche): Coda Presto

6 Morceaux (Composés Sur Un Seul Thème) = 6 Pieces On A Single Theme Op.21 (À Monsieur Antoine (Anton) Rubinstein)
23. I Prélude
24. II Fugue À 4 Voix = Fugue For Four Voices
25. III Impromptu
26. IV Marche Funèbre = Funeral March
27. V Mazurque
28. VI Scherzo

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CD 03 The Sonatas
Grand Sonata Op.37
01. I Moderato E Risoluto
02. II Andante Non Troppo Quasi Moderato
03. III Scherzo: Allegro Giocoso
04. IV Finale: Allegro Vivace

Sonata In C Sharp Minor Op.Posth.80
05. I Allegro Con Fuoco
06. II Andante
07. III Scherzo: Allegro Vivo
08. IV Allegro Vivo

CD 04The Seasons = Les Saisons Op.37a
01. I January: By The Hearth
02. II February: Carnival
03. III March: Song Of The Lark
04. IV April: Snowdrop
05. V May: White Nights
06. VI June: Barcarole
07. VII July: Reaper’s Song
08. VIII August: The Harvest
09. IX September: The Hunt
10. X October: Autumn Song
11. XI November: On The Troika
12. XII December: Christmas-Tide

CD 05 Children’s Album Op.39 (24 Simple Pieces À La Schumann)
01. I Morning Prayer
02. II Winter Morning
03. III Mama
04. IV Playing Hobby-Hourse
05. V March Of The Wooden Soldiers
06. VI The New Doll
07. VII The Sick Doll
08. VIII The Doll’s Funeral
09. IX Waltz
10. X Polka
11. XI Mazurka
12. XII Russian Song
13. XIII The Accordion Player
14. XIV Kamarinskaya
15. XV Italian Song
16. XVI Old French Song
17. XVII German Song
18. XVIII Neapolitan Song
19. XIX Nanny’s Story
20. XX The Sorcerer
21. XXI Sweet Dream
22. XXII Lark Song
23. XXIII In Church
24. XXIV The Organ-Grinder Sings

6 Morceuax = 6 Pieces Op.51
25. I Valse De Salon
26. II Polka Peu Dansante
27. III Menuetto Scherzoso
28. IV Natha-Valse
29. V Romance
30. VI Romance Sentimentale

CD 06 12 Morceaux Pour Le Piano, Difficulté Moyenne = 12 Piano Pieces Of Moderate Difficulty Op.40
01. I Étude
02. II Chanson Triste = Sad Song
03. III Marche Funèbre = Funeral March
04. IV Mazurka
05. V Mazurka
06. VI Chant Sans Paroles = Song Without Words
07. VII Au Village = In The Country
08. VIII Valse = Waltz
09. IX Valse = Waltz
10. X Danse Russe = Russian Dance
11. XI Scherzo
12. XII Rêverie Interrompue = Interrupted Reverie
13. Dumka: Russian Rustic Scene Op.59

CD 07 Late Works
18 Morceaux = 18 Pieces Op.72
01. I Impromptu
02. II Berceuse = Cradle Song
03. III Tendres Reproches = Tender Reproaches
04. IV Dense Caractéristique = Character Dance
05. V Méditation
06. VI Mazurque Pour Danser = Mazurka For Dancing
07. VII Polacca De Concert = Concert Polka
08. VIII Dialogue = Dialogue
09. IX Un Poco Di Schumann
10. X Scherzo-Fantasie
11. XI Valse-Bluette
12. XII L’espiègle = Prankish Girl
13. XIII Écho Rustique = Rustic Echo
14. XIV Chant Éegiaque = Elegiac Song
15. XV Un Poco Di Chopin
16. XVI Valse À Cinq Temps = Waltz In 5/4 Time
17. XVII Passé Lointain = Distant Past
18. XVIII Scène Dansante: Invitation Au Trépak = Dance Scene: Invitation To Trepak

CD 08 Works Without Opus Numbers
01. Anastasie-Valse

Theme With Variations In A Minor
02. I Theme: Andante Semplice
03. II Variation I: Andante
04. III Variation II: Un Poco Più Mosso
05. IV Variation III: Allegro Scherzando
06. V Variation IV: Allegro Con Fuoco
07. VI Variation V: Allegro Moderato
08. VII Variation VI: Andantino
09. VIII Variation VII: Presto
10. IX Variation VIII: Adagio
11. X Variation IX: Allegro

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50 Russian Folk Songs (For Four Hands)
12. 1. The Young Maiden Walked So Far
13. 2. Oh, My Poor Head!
14. 3. Please, Try To Remember, My Darling
15. 4. The Eel Coiling In The Water
16. 5. Do Not Flood, My Gentle Danube
17. 6. Keep On Spinning, My Spinner
18. 7. The Tower Is Not Yet Built
19. 8. The Pine-Tree Swings By The Gate
20. 9. All Flowers Fade
21. 10. Floating And Rising
22. 11. My Green Vineyard
23. 12. Be Calmed, Stormy Winds
24. 13. At The Crack Of Dawn
25. 14. It Isn’t Drink That’s Muddling My Head
26. 15. Rise Up, Rise Up, O Sun
27. 16. Do Not Sing, O Nightngale
28. 17. Master Andrey Made Merry
29. 18. The Duckling In The Meadow
30. 19. Young Maiden At The Feast
31. 20. I Shall Come To Your Town
32. 21. It’s Not The Sound Resounding
33. 22. coming down the mountain
34. 23. A Little Duckling Was Swimming On The Sea
35. 24. I Wear My Hair In A Plait
36. 25. Beyond My Yard Is A Garden Meadow
37. 26. We Worked The Land
38. 27. Upon The Sea So Blue
39. 28. On The Grean Meadow
40. 29. Our Wine Cellar
41. 30. I’m Coming To The Capital
42. 31. Thank You, But No Thank You, Father Superior
43. 32. Little Ivan Wears A Big Hat
44. 33. In The Meadows
45. 34. Merry Katya
46. 35. O My Heart, My Heavy Heart
47. 36. Oh, My Duckling In The Meadow
48. 37. The Young Maiden
49. 38. Play My Bagpipes
50. 39. O, My Fields
51. 40. Stop My Merry Dance
52. 41. The Grey Cockerel
53. 42. Under The Green Apple Tree
54. 43. O, My Unspoiled Field
55. 44. Like A Princess In The Town
56. 45. Cranberries And Raspberries
57. 46. In The Meadows
58. 47. Vanya Was Sitting
59. 48. By The Gates
60. 49. Song Of The Volga Boatmen
61. 50. There Was No Wind
62. Volunteer Fleet March
63. Nathalie-Valse
64. Impromptu-Caprise
65. Valse-Scherzo In A Major
66. Impromptu In A Flat Major
67. Moment Lyrique
68. ‘Tis Not The Wind That Bends The Branch (Harmonisation Of The Folk Song To Ne Veret Vetku Klonit)
69. Allegro In F Minor (Unfinished)

CD 09 The Nutcracker Op.71 (Solo Piano Transcription Of The Complete Ballet)
01. Overture
02. No.1 The Christmas Tree (Act One – Scene 1)
03. No.2 March (Act One – Scene 1)
04. No.3 Children’s Galop And Entry Of The Parents (Act One – Scene 1)
05. No.4 Dance Scene: Drosselmeyer’s Presents (Act One – Scene 1)
06. No.5 Scene And Grandafather Dance (Act One – Scene 1)
07. No.6 Scene: Departure Of The Guests – Clara And The Nutcracker (Act One – Scene 1)
08. No.7 Scene: The Battle (Act One – Scene 1)
09. No.8 Scene: A Pine Forest In Winter (Act One – Scene 2)
10. No.9 Waltz Of The Snowflakes (Act One – Scene 2)
11. No.10 Scene: The Magical Palace Of Sweets (Act Two – Scene 3)
12. No.11 Scene: Arrival Of Clara And The Prince (Act Two – Scene 3)
13. No.12 Divertissement: A. Chocolate (Spaish Dance) (Act Two – Scene 3)
14. No.12 Divertissement: B. Coffee (Arabian Dance) (Act Two – Scene 3)
15. No.12 Divertissement: C. Tea (Chinese Dance) (Act Two – Scene 3)
16. No.12 Divertissement: D. Trepak (Russian Dance) (Act Two – Scene 3)
17. No.12 Divertissement: E. Dance Of The Reed-Pipes (Act Two – Scene 3)
18. No.12 Divertissement: F. Mother Gigogne And The Clowns (Act Two – Scene 3)
19. No.13 Waltz Of The Flowers (Act Two – Scene 3)
20. No.14 Pas De Deux (The Prince And The Sugar-Plum Fairy): A. Intrada (Act Two – Scene 3)
21. No.14 Pas De Deux (The Prince And The Sugar-Plum Fairy): B. Variation 1: Tarantella (Act Two – Scene 3)
22. No.14 Pas De Deux (The Prince And The Sugar-Plum Fairy): C. Variation 2: Dance Of The Sugar-Plum Fairy (Act Two – Scene 3)
23. No.14 Pas De Deux (The Prince And The Sugar-Plum Fairy): D. Coda (Act Two – Scene 3)
24. No.15 Final Waltz And Apotheosis: Final Waltz (Act Two – Scene 3)
25. No.15 Final Waltz And Apotheosis: Apotheosis (Act Two – Scene 3)

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CD 10 Orchestral Works
01. Mazurka From “Dmitri The Pretender And Vasily Shuysky”
02. Potpourri On Themes From The Opera “The Voyevoda”
03. Marche Slave Op.31
04. Festival Coronation March
05. Aveu Passionné (Largely A Transcription Of An Episode In The Symphonic Ballad “The Voyevoda”
06. Military March For The Yurevsky Regiment
07. 1812 Overture Op.49

The world’s first ever truly complete collection of these works, curated in association with world authority on Tchaikovsky, Tchaikovsky Research, Tubingen

10 CDs (over 11 hours) of music, which includes: 2 hours of premiere international recordings, such as Tchaikovsky’s earliest surviving work “Anastasie-valse” and some of his solo piano transcriptions of his orchestral works, including the Festival Coronation March and the 1812 Overture (complete).

A piano transcription of the complete Nutcracker Ballet – The first recording on a major international label.

Valentina’s most ambitious undertaking in the recording studio to date.

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