Medtner, 1905 Nikolai Karlovich Medtner

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Nikolai Karlovich Medtner This website is an information resource for those interested in the Russian composer Nicolas Medtner (1880-1951).

The catalogue of works contains the following:

  • Composition and publication dates
  • Currently available editions
  • Discography, including LPs and 78s
  • For some works, variorum of editions
Publications include pdf scans of:
  • the English translation of The Muse and the Fashion
  • Drinker's English texts for the Songs of Nicholas Medtner
  • Richard Holt's booklets for the Medtner Society recordings
Downloads include:
  • Recordings by Medtner in 1946-50
  • 1950s recordings by Ginsburg, Flier, Petri, Sofronitsky, Oistrakh, Dolukhanova, Kazantseva, Shaposhnikov and Rozhdestvenskaya
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Those within reach of London should note the Medtner Day on May 22, featuring two concerts, a masterclass by Hamish Milne and a talk by Francis Pott. Tickets (free)

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Updated 11 April 2014

  • Mar 18: UK events updated
  • Mar 12: UK and international events, news and discography updated
  • Mar 8: Discography updated
  • Mar 6: Recent releases and UK events updated
  • Feb 26: Recent releases and Publications updated, search engine added
  • Jan 31: Recent releases updated
  • Jan 15: Downloads updated
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