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 17 September 2014

  • Sept 17: Link to Erik Chisholm lecture on Medtner's visits to Scotland
  • Sept 14: UK events updated
  • Aug 18: Recent releases updated
  • July 15: New Dolinskaya biography added to Publications
  • July 9: News (plaque at Meldon), links (Russian TV programme) and recent releases updated
  • July 8: UK events updated
  • Mar 12: UK and international events, news and discography updated
  • Mar 6: Recent releases and UK events updated
  • Feb 26: Recent releases and Publications updated, search engine added
  • Jan 15: Downloads updated
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