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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Updated 1 Nov 2016

  • Nov 1: UK events updated
  • Oct 13: Recent releases updated
  • Oct 8: Articles and discography updated
  • Oct 3: Recent releases updated
  • Sep 6: UK and International events updated
  • Aug 7: First International Medtner Competition, see News
  • July 20: Dissertations updated
  • May 11: UK events updated
  • May 1: UK events updated
  • Mar 14: News updated
  • Mar 1: Forthcoming recording – see News
  • Feb 9: International events updated
  • Feb 2: Present and past events updated
  • Jan 23: Minor amendments to Op 4 no 4, Op 19 and Op 19a pages
  • Jan 22: Recent released updated
  • Dec 4: Karpeyev thesis available online, information on International Medtner Festival updated
Previous updates

visits since 5 August 2006