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The dawn of recording : the Julius Block cylinders

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Notes

  • Works for combinations of piano, instrumental ensemble, voice and narrator.
  • Compact discs.
  • Program notes by John Maltese, John Anthony Maltese, Gregor Benko, and Ward Marston, biographical notes, facsims. from Block's autograph books (with translations), transcriptions of announcements and spoken word selections (the Russian and German in English translation) with bibliographical references (70 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
  • Vocal selections sung in Russian, French, German, and Italian; announcements and spoken word selections in Russian, German, and English.

Contents

  • Disc 1. Fantasie in C minor, K. 396 / Mozart (2:44) -- Le bal. Contredanse A : no. 3, op. 14 (1:22) ; Contredanse B : no. 3, op. 14 (1:28) / Anton Rubinstein -- Die Walküre. Magic fire music / Wagner-Brassin (3:17) -- Song without words : op. 38. No. 5, Passion / Mendelssohn (2:15) -- Gavotte in G, op. 81, no. 2 / Godard (2:19) -- Nocturne in E, op. 62, no. 2 / Chopin (3:46) -- Waltz in D-flat, op. 64, no. 1 : Minute / Chopin ; Pabst (1:48) -- Carnaval : op. 9. "Chopin" ; "Estrella" / Schumann (2:00) -- Paraphrase on Sleeping beauty : op. 66 / Tchaikovsky ; Pabst (3:23) -- Papillons / Pabst (2:13) -- Mazurka in D, op. 33, no. 2 [2 recordings] (1:34, 2:59) / Chopin ; Pabst -- Improvisation in E-flat (2:54) ; Improvisation in A (2:31) / Arensky -- 24 morceaux charactéristiques : op. 36. No. 3, Nocturne in D-flat ; No. 12, Intermezzo in F minor ; No. 5, Consolation in D ; No. 15, Le ruisseau dans la forêt, in G (9:00) / Arensky -- Essais sur les rythmes oubilés : op. 28. No. 3, Ioniques ; No. 5, Strophe alcéene (4:00) / Arensky -- An der Quelle : in A, op. 46, no. 1 (3:08) ; Unidentified composition (3:30) / Arensky -- 24 morceaux charactéristiques : op. 36. No. 13, Etude in F-sharp / Arensky (2:42) -- Prelude in F-sharp minor, op. 28, no. 8 / Chopin (2:19) -- 6 morceaux, op. 53. No. 1, En courant : in G-flat / Godard (1:49) -- Free improvisation / Petri (3:02) -- Unidentified composition (2:46) -- Unidentified composition (1:22) -- Unidentified composition (1:56) -- Sonata for violin and piano, op. 7. Variation 4 from the second movement / Juon (2:12) -- Etude in F, op. 37 / Liadov (1:41) -- Mazurka in G minor, op. 67, no. 2 / Chopin (1:10) -- 6 Klavierstücke, op. 12. No. 3, Humoresque in F / Juon (2:29)
  • Disc 2. Tanzrhythmen : op. 41. No. 3 ; No. 2 / Juon (3:00) -- Suite for piano four-hands / Leo Conus (4:12) -- Suite no. 2 for two pianos, op. 23 : Silhouettes. No. 1, Le savant ; No. 3, Polichinelle ; No. 4, Le rêveur / Arensky (9:00) -- Zigeunerweisen : op. 20, no. 1 / Sarasate (1:06) -- Partita no. 3 in E, BWV 1006. Minuet 1 / Bach (1:26) -- Nocturne in E-flat, op. 9, no. 2 / Chopin ; Sarasate (3:53) -- Piano trio no. 1 in D minor, op. 32 / Arensky (11:36) -- Kaleidoscope : op. 50. Orientale [2 recordings] (2:51, 2:57) / Cui -- Idomeneo. Gavotte in G / Mozart ; Auer (2:49) -- Etude, op. 55. No. 1, Spinnlied / Popper ; Auer (2:37) -- Schön Rosmarin / Kreisler (2:23) -- Variations on a theme of Corelli / Tartini ; Kreisler (2:58) -- Chasse in the style of Cartier (2:35) ; Andantino in the style of Martini (2:55) ; Liebesleid (3:10) / Kreisler -- Symphony no. 96. Minuet in F / Haydn ; Burmester (3:05) -- Minuet no. 2 in G, 167, WoO 10 / Beethoven ; Burmester (3:04) -- Waldscenen : op. 82. Vogel als Prophet / Schumann ; Auer (3:10) -- Berceuse, op. 28, no. 3 / Juon (2:58) -- Harpsichord suite no. 7, HWV 432. Passacaglia in G minor / Handel ; Halvorsen (2:58) -- Spiritual concert / Rachmaninoff (1:38)
  • Disc 3. Lucia di Lammermoor. Quando rapito / Donizetti (2:57) -- Ernani. Ernani, involami / Verdi (3:12) -- La zingara / composer unidentified (2:20) -- At the fountain / composer unidentified (2:29) -- Nocturne in E-flat, op. 9, no. 2 / Chopin ; arranged for voice and piano (3:02) -- I am in love, my maiden, my beauty / Dargomïzhsky (1:33) -- Longing : op. 27, no. 9 / Rubinstein (2:28) -- Don Juan's serenade : op. 38, no. 1 / Tchaikovsky (2:32) -- Carmen. Habanera (1:33) ; Pastorale (2:40) / Bizet -- 6 romances, op. 27. No. 4, Do not leave me! / Tchaikovsky (2:48) -- Unidentified composition (:47) -- Mythren : op. 25. No. 1, Widmung / Schumann (2:06) -- Ich liebe dich : op. 5, no. 3 / Grieg (1:25) -- Musical pictures : op. 15. No. 7, Mai / Cui (1:48) -- 16 songs for children : op. 54. No. 5, Legend / Tchaikovsky (3:25) -- I remember the evening / Cui (2:04) -- Sail / Rubinstein (2:12) -- And night, and love, and moon / Davydov (2:49) -- Longing : op. 27, no. 9 / Rubinstein (2:46) -- The snow maiden. Berendey's cavatina / Rimsky-Korsakov (2:42) -- Nero. O pechal i toska / Rubinstein (3:26) -- Lohengren. In fernem Land / Wagner (3:40) -- Unidentified composition (1:32) -- Chanson de Florian / Godard (1:36) -- 16 songs for children : op. 54. No. 10, Lullaby in a storm / Tchaikovsky (2:33) -- Unidentified composition (3:16) -- [8] Lieder und Gesänge, op. 58. No. 1, Blinde Kuh / Brahms (1:41) -- Die schöne Müllerin. No. 2, Wohin? / Schubert (2:11) -- Spoken word. Elena Gerhardt and Arthur Nikisch (1:34) -- Leo Tolstoy (4:13) -- Leo Tolstoy, with Countess Sofia Andreevna Tolstaya, Tatiana L'vovna Tolstaya-Sukhotina, and Tatiana Mikhailovna Sukhotina-Albertini (2:37) -- Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Anton Rubinstein, with Elizaveta Lavrovskaya, Vasily Ilyich Safonov, Alexandra Ivanovna Hubert, and Julius Block (1:10)
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