MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS by V.V. SILVESTROV

RECORDED ON DVD

(Recordings from composer’s archive)

 

1.            Symphony №2 for a flute, piano and string orchestra (1965) (conducted by I. Blazhkov)

2.            «Cantata», poetry by Tiutchev and Blok, for soprano and chamber orchestra (1973) (Nelly Lee – soprano, conducted by I.Blazhkov)

3.            «Serenade» for a string orchestra (1978) (conducted by. А. Rudin)

4.            «Autumn Serenade» for a soprano and chamber orchestra  (1980…

2000) I. «Tango», II. «Serenade», III. «Intermezzo», IV. «Lullaby» (L.Voynarovskaya – soprano, conducted by V. Baley)

5.            «Intermezzo» for a chamber orchestra (1993) (conductor V. Baley)

6.            «Epitaph» for a piano and string orchestra (1999). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko

(V.Matiukhin – piano, conductor V. Baley )

7.            «Hymn – 2001» for a string orchestra Dedicated to Giye Kanchely (conductor V. Matiukhin)

8.            «Music», poetry by A. Block (2006). Dedicated to A. Volkonsky (home made recording by the composer)

 

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9.           «Five Pieces for a Piano » (1961) (Е. Rzhanov – piano)

10–11.   «Trio for a flute, trumpet and celesta» (1961) (West Berlin, 1964)

12.          «Mystery» for an alto flute and six percussive groups (1964) («Prague Spring», 1968)

13-15.    «Spectra» – a symphony for a chamber orchestra in 3 parts аttacca (1965). Dedicated to I. Blazhkov (conductor I.Blazhkov, Leningrad 1965)

16-18.    «Monody» for a piano and symphonic orchestra (1965)

 

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19-21.    «Drama» for a violin, violoncello and piano (1970–1971)

I. Sonata for a violin and a piano (attacca), II. Sonata for a violoncello and a  piano (attacca), III. Sonata for a violin, violoncello and a piano. (А. Mardzhanian – violin, М. Chaikovskaya – violoncello, the composer – a piano; home made recording, 1971)

22.          «Meditation» – a symphony for a violoncello and chamber orchestra (1972). Dedicated to M. Rastropovich

(V. Potapov – a violoncello, conductor I. Blazhkov, Kiev, 1976)

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23-25.    «Quartetto piccolo» (1961) in 3 parts attacca (Lysenko quartet)

26.          Quartet No 1 (1974) (Lysenko quartet)

27.          Sonata for a piano No 2 (1975). Dedicated to A. Lyubimov (А. Lyubimov, France, 1990)

28.          Symphony No 4 for a string and brass group (1976). Dedicated to Volkonsky

(conducted by G. Kakhidze, Munich, 1990)

29-31.    Cantata, poetry by T. Shevchenko for mixed chorus a capella (1977). Dedicated to Yu.S. Druskin

(«Dumka», conductor E. Savchuk)

 

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32.          «Woodland Music», poetry by G. Aigy for a soprano, French horn and a piano in 3 parts attacca (1977–1978). Dedicated to V. Lamakh. (L. Stovbun  – soprano, А. Каrpan’ – French horn, V. Matokhin – piano)

33-56.    «Soft Songs» for vocal and piano (a cycle of 24 songs, poetry by classical poets) (1974–1977). (О. Yakovenko – baritone, I. Sheps – piano)

57-60.    Four songs, poetry by O. Mandelshtam  (1982) (S.Yakovenko – baritone, the composer – piano)

 

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61.          Symphony  No 5 (1980–1982).

Dedicated to R. Kofman (conductor – V. Yurovsky)

62.          «Postliudia» – symphonic poem for a piano and an orchestra (1984). Dedicated to А. Lyubimov  (А. Lyubimov – piano, conductor V. Yurkovsky)

63-69.    Seven songs, poetry by A. Pushkin (2007). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko (home made recording – composer, 2007)

 

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70.          «Ode to a Nightingale», poetry by J. Kits  (translated by V. Potapova),  cantata for a soprano and chamber orchestra (1983). (L. Voinarovskaya – soprano, conductor V. Baley)

71.          Quartet No 2 (1988).  V. S. and E. N.  … to the memory  (Lysenko quartet)

72.          «Exegi мonumentum» («Monument») symphony for a baritone and symphonic orchestra, poetry by A. Pushkin (1987);  dedicated to G. Gavrilenko (S. Yakovenko – baritone, conductor А. Boreiko)

 

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73.          «Widmung» («Dedication») (1990–1991) a symphony for a violin and orchestra. Dedicated to G. Kremer. (G. Kremer – violin, conducted by V. Ashkenazy, Berlin, 1993).

74.          «Meta-music» a symphony for a piano and orchestra (1992). Dedicated to A. Lyubimov

(А. Lyubimov – piano, conducted by А. Таmay, Berlin, 1993).

75-77.    Three songs, poetry by F. Tiutchev (2007). Dedicated to L. Martinez (home made recording – by the composer)

 

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78-82.    Symphony No 6 for a big symphonic orchestra (1994–1995). Dedicated to V. Baley (conductor А. Boreiko)

83.          «Meta-waltz» – a symphonic poem for a piano (1992). Dedicated to V. Sirenko (conductor V. Sirenko)

84-85.    «Diptych» for a chorus a capella (1995). Dedicated to M. Kots’

І. «Our Father…» (attaca), ІІ. «Last will», poetry by T. Shevchenko (  «Dumka » Chorus, conductor Е. Savchuk)

86.          «Реве та стогне Дніпр широкий» (2006) first part of  «Psalms», poetry by T. Shevchenko for a chorus a capella (a sketch – by the composer).

 

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87.         Symphony No 6 for a big symphonic orchestra (1994–1995) (conductor R. Kofman, live concert recording, Bonn, 2007)

88.          Symphony No 7 for a big symphonic orchestra (2002–2003). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko (conductor V. Sirenko)

89-90.    Two songs, poetry by G. Aiga (2003)

91-93.    Three songs, poetry by G. Khoroshilov (2003)

 

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94-107.  «Bagatelles and Serenades» (2005–2006).  (performed by the composer – piano)

108.       «Elegy» (2000–2002) for a string orchestra.  Dedicated to M. Kapitsa (I. Karabits …… V. Silvestrov)

109-111. «Soft Music» for a string orchestra (2003). (M. Eicher)

I. Walts of Moments, ІІ. Evening Serenade, ІІІ. Moments serenade.

112-113.  «Farewell Serenade» (2003) for a string orchestra. Dedicated to I. Karabits.

114.        «Herald – 1996 год» for a piano, composer and string orchestra. Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko

115-117. «Two Dialogues and  an Afterword» for a piano and string orchestra. Dedicated to A. Piartu (Ch. Pop.pen – conductor):

І. Wedding Waltz (1826…..2002) (F. Shubert…..

V. Silvestrov), ІІ. «Postliudia» (1882…2001) (R. Vagner… V. Silvestrov), ІII. «Morning Serenade» (2002) (……V. Silvestrov) (conductor V. Matiukhin)

118-119.  «Two Waltzs» (2007). Dedicated to I. Barsova  (home made recording – by the composer)

120–126. «Vespers» for a choir aґcapella (2006, М. Gobdich – conductor, «Кiev» chorus)

127-130.  «Dedication to G. Persel» (2007) op. 95 (home made recording, piano by the composer)

131.          «A Quiet Night Has Come» for a chorus а саpellа (2007), poetry by anonymous author, (sketch by the composer)

 

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132–143.  «Liturgical Singing» for a choir aґcapella (2005).    («Kiev» chorus, conductor M. Gobdych).

144–145.  «Two Spiritual Songs» for a choir aґcapella (2006).

I. «Alleluia», II. «Ave Maria» («Kiev» chorus, conductor M. Gobdych)

146–154. «Nine Waltzs» (2007) ор.106.       (home made recording – by the composer)

155–156. «Five Musical moments» (2007) ор.107. (home made recording – by the composer)

157–159. «Six Waltzs» (2007) ор. 108.        (home made recording – by the composer)

160–161. «Two pieces» (2007) ор. 96. Dedicated to V. Baley

162–163. «Dedication» for vocal and piano (2005). Dedicated to S. Savenko

I. «Pastorale» (piano-solo), II. «Elegy» (poetry by G. Khoroshilov) (home made recording – by the composer)

164 –165.  «Two Songs», poetry by V. Khlebnikova (2005). Dedicated to S Savenko

I.  «Grasshopper» (attaca),   II. «Batterfly»  (home made recording – by the composer)

166.  «Diptych» for vocal and a piano (2004). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko (I. Galatenko – soprano, R. Repka – piano)

I. Poetry by Tiutchev, II. Postoliudia (piano solo)

167–170. «Four Songs» (2006). Dedicated to A. Vustin

I. «Voice» (О. Sedakova),  II. «Nocturne» (V. Khodasevich),

III. «Voices» (P. Tselan, translated by Belorusets) IV. «Elegy»  (О. Sedakova) (home made recording – by the composer)

 

Appendix

For books – 1

1-3.         «Three Elegies» (2006). To the memory of G. Aiga (poetry by V. Khodasevich)

4-5.         «Two Songs» (2006).

I. «Rain» (D. Kharms)

II.  «Wary Sound…» (О. Mandelshatam)

6.            «Two Elegies» poetry by R. Kofman (2005).

7-8.         «Two Serenades» poetry by P. Bobrovsky and N. Varenik (2004). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko

9-11.      Three songs (2003)

I. «Fortune Song», (А. Blok), attaca (6 – пауза), II. «Prelude of the Future…» (V. Maikovsky), attaca (12 – пауза)

III. «Last Song of a Wandering Apprentice» (Y. Ivashkevich, translated by M. Pavlova)

12.          «My Gift» poetry by E. Baratynsky (2nd version) (2008).

13.          «A Silent Oda», poetry by S. Vakulenko (2009). Dedicated to S. Vakulenko

 

For books – 2

1-2.         «Two Christmas Lullabies» for a chorus а саpellа (2006) («Kiev» chorus, conductor M Gobdych)

 

For books – 3

«Two David Psalms», for a chorus а саpellа (No 27, 22) (2007). Dedicated to I. Blazhkov

3-4.         Two spiritual songs (2008).

I. «Не отвержи мене…» II. «Alleluia»

5-6.         Two spiritual songs (2007).

7-9.         Three spiritual songs (2006).

(«Kiev» chorus, conductor M Gobdych)

 

For books – 4

1-2.         Two spiritual songs for a choir а саpellа (2008). («Kiev» chorus, conductor M Gobdych)

I.  «Alleluia» II.  «Многая літа…»

3.            «Elegy» for an alto solo (2010). Dedicated to F. Druzhinin (piano sketch – by the composer)

4.            «Dedication I. S. B.» for a violin and piano (quasi Echo) (2009)  (V. Pivnenko – violin, V. Matiukhin – piano)

5.            «Prayer», poetry by О. Sedakova, for a choir а саpellа (2010). Dedicated to S. B. Krymsky (piano sketch – by the composer)

 

For books – 5

1-2.         «Two Songs» (2010). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko «На заре туманной юности…» (by Koltsov) «Редеет облаков летучая гряда…» (by Pushkin)

3.            «Elegy», poetry by V. Khlebnikov (2010).  Dedicated to L. Grabovsky

4-6.         «Three Songs», poetry by B. Pasternak (2009). Dedicated to Y. V. Malyshev

7.            «Elegy» poetry by Y. Vereschagin (2008).

8-9.         «Two Songs» poetry by S. Telniuk

10.          «Farewell…» poetry by J. Kits, translated by S Krutikova (2010, home made recording – by the composer)

11-13.    «Dedication to G. Skovoroda» for a chorus а саpellа (2009) (a sketch – by the composer)

I. «Psalm» poetry by G. Skovoroda  II. «Alleluia»

14.          «Psalm» for a choir а саpellа poetry by P. Tselan, translated by O. Sedakova (2010). Dedicated  to G. Kanchely (sketch by the composer)

15.          «Pastorale» for a chorus а саpellа poetry by P. Tychyna (2010). Dedicated to A. Piartu (sketch by the composer)

16.          «Думи мої…» poetry by T. Shevshenko for a chorus а саpellа (2008). Dedicated to V. Baley (sketch by the composer)

17-19.    «Three Spiritual Songs» for a chorus  а саpellа (2010). Dedicated to I. Lapinsky (sketch by the composer)

«The Cherubic»

«David Psalm» (No 24)

«Easter Psalm»

20.          «Dedication to All and Everybody», for a chorus а саpellа poetry by A. Kochetkov (2010). (sketch by the composer)

21.          «Three Serenades» (2010). I. S. Tsarevich… to the memory (home made recording, piano by the composer)

 

For books – 6

1.            «Pastorale and Elegy» poetry by K. Batiushkov (2007)

I. «Pastorale» (piano solo), II. «Elegy»

2-4.         «Three Songs», poetry by B. Pasternak and Geote (2008). Dedicated to O. Kiva

5-6.         «Two Songs», poetry by Y. Baltrushaitis and E. Dikinson (2007)

7-8.         «Two Songs» (2008). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko

I. «The Sound Approaching» (by Blok), II. «Not the Wind…» (by А. К. Тоlstoy) 9–11.   «Three Songs» (2008), poetry by A. Pushkin. Dedicated to N. A. Deich.

I.  «Дар напрасный…»,

II.  «Я помню чудное мгновенье…»,

III. «Fountain»

12-14.    «Three Songs» (2008)

I. «Elegy» poetry by G. Gurieva

II. «Elegy» poetry by E. Vetrova

II. «Pastorale» poetry by V. Ekelunda

15-16.    «Two Songs», poetry by A. Pushkin (2008). Dedicated to Y. Vereschagin

I. «В степи мирской…», II. «Лишь розы увядают…»

17.          «Три хокку» poetry by M. Basee  (2008). Dedicated to O. Sedakova

18.          «My Gift», poetry by E. Baratynsky (2008). 1st version

19-20.    «Two Elegies», poetry by N. Gubarenko (2009)

21-22.    «Two Elegies», poetry P. Tselan, translated by M. Belarusets (2009). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko

23-27.    «Five Songs», poetry by O. Sedakova and Dilan Thomas (2009) 1–3, 5 сл. О. Седаковой 4. Сл. Д. Томаса, пер. О. Седаковой (home made recording by the composer)

 

For books – 7

1-2.         «Seven Pieces» (2005) ор. 69. Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko  I–VI. «Haydn Moments» (attaca) VII.  «Orpheus Songs»

3.            «Five Serenades» (2005). Dedicated to S. Piliutikov

4-6.         «Three Pieces» (2006)

7-11.      «Four Pieces» (2006). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko. (Two lullabies, elegy and serenade)

(home made recording by the composer)

 

For books – 8

1-3.         «Three Pieces» (2009) ор 131. Dedicated to S. Krutikov

I. «Mazurka», II. «Serenade», III. «Waltz»

4-5.         «Three Pieces» (2009) ор. 147

7-9.         «Three Pieces» (2009) ор. 148

10-11.    «Two Waltzs» (2009) ор. 149. Dedicated to Lilly O.

12.          «Three Serenades» (2010) ор. 161.  I. S. Tsarevich… to the memory

13-14.    «Dedication to R. Shuman» (2010) ор. 162

15.          «Haydn Moments…» (2010) ор. 163. Dedicated to R. S. Ledenev

16-17.    «Dedication to Franz Liszt…»

18-21.    «Five Waltzs» (2007) ор. 98. Dedicated to M. Nestieva

22.          «Three Christmas Waltz» (2008) ор 151.

28.          «Three Pastorales» (2008) ор 150.

 

For books – 9

1-11.      «Steps» (1980-1982, 1997), a cycle of eleven songs (attaca) poetry  by classical poets (Yana Ivanilova – soprano, Aleksey Liubimov – piano)

12-13.    «Vocal Music» (1998-1999)

I. «For a Birthday Т.F. (attaca)

II. «For a Birthday T. R.» (piano by the composer)

14.          «Chaconne» (2007) poetry by A. Akhmatova. Dedicated to F. Druzhinin

(home made recording by the composer)

 

For books – 10

1-7.         «Melodies of Moments» (2004–2005) – seven cycles (attaca)

for a violin and piano

I. «Five Pieces». Dedicated to G. Kremer.

II. «Three Pieces». Dedicated to A. Bazhenov.

III. «Three Pieces». Dedicated to Helle Mustonen.

IV. «Melodies of Moments». Dedicated to O. Rexrot.

V. «Two Elegies». Dedicated to E. Idelchuk.

VI. «25.Х. 1893г….to the memory of  П. И. Ч.».

VII.  «Songs With No Words». Dedicated to B. Pivnenko.

(Bogdana Pivnenko – violin, Valery Matiukhin – piano, Brno, 2010)

8.            «An Icon» (2004) for a string quartet (performed by Rosamunde Quartett.  Базель, 2004).

9-10.      «Music at Winter Night» (2004), the version for a piano and composer («Wind»). Dedicated to V. Ignatov.

I. «Tango» (attaca) II. «Serenade of Strawberry Glade» (home made recording by the composer)

11-12.    «Diptych» (2004)

I. F. Tiutchev «Human Tears» II. Postludia (performed by the composer)

 

For books – 11

1.            «Symphony No 6» (1994-1995). Dedicated to V. Baley (conductor Virko Baley, Kiev, 1998, (first night)).

2.            «Symphony No 1» (1963; edited 1974) in three parts attaca. Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko  (conductor V. Sirenko, Kiev, 2001)

3-5.         «Eschatophonia» (1966) – symphony No 3 for a big symphonic orchestra (in three parts attaca)

(conductor Bruno Maderna; Darmschtadt, 1968)

 

For books – 12

1-7.         «Requiem for Larisa» (1997-1999) («Dumka» choir and Ukrainian National Symphonic Orchestra, conducted by V. Sirenko, choirmaster E. Savchuk)

 

For books – 13

1-4.         «Four Pieces» (2008), ор 108

I. «Prelude» II. «Intermezzo» III. «Waltz» IV. «Intermezzo»

5-14.      «Ten Pieces» (2008), ор 117

I. «Pastorale» II. «Waltz» III. «Waltz» IV. «Intermezzo»

V. «Waltz» VI. «Serenade» VII. «Waltz» VIII. «Waltz»

IX. «Waltz» X. «Pastorale»

15-16.    «Two pieces» (2008), ор. 112.  To the memory of V. Bibik.

I. «Elegy» II. «Waltz»

17-19.    «Three Bagatelles» (2008), ор. 111

20-21.    «Six Waltzs» (2008), ор. 119 (for Jean-Paul Dessy)

22-23.    «Two Pieces» (2008), ор. 115.  To the memory of B. Arkhimovich

I. «Pastorale» II. «Elegy»

24.          «Three Serenades» (2008), ор. 116. Dedicated to Yu. Polubelov

25-28.    «Six Bagatelles» (2008) ор. 113.

Dedicated to A. Liubimov (home made recording by the composer)

 

For books – 14

1-2.         «Moments of Poetry and Music» (2003), the version for vocal and a piano. Dedicated to M. Belorusets.

Poetry by Paul Tselan (translated by M. Belorusets) attaca «Melody – post scriptum» (piano solo)

3-5.         «Farewell Song» (2005).  To the memory of G. Khoroshilov

I. «Elegy» (piano solo) II. Poetry by G. Khoroshilov

III. «Lullaby» (piano solo)

6-8.         «Three Elegies» (2005)

I. «Elegy», poetry by M. Novikova II. «Intermezzo» (piano solo)

III. «Angel», poetry by M. Lermontov

9-10.      «Two Songs» (2006) poetry by I. Mamushev

11-15.    «Five Songs» (2007), poetry by I. Franko (home made recording by the composer (sketches))

I. «Your Eyes…»

II. «Ой ти, дівчино…»

III. «Розвійтеся з вітром…» IV. «Сипле сніг…»

V. «Хоч ти не будеш квіткою цвісти…»

 

For books – 15

1-4.         «Five Songs», poetry by Yu. Baltrushaitis (2007).  Dedicated to V. Balakauskas

I. «Appeal»

II. «Silence»

III. «Night»

IV. «Moments»

V. «The Blue»

5-7.         «Three Songs» (2007). Dedicated to F. Druzhinin

I. «Chaconne», poetry by A. Akhmatova

II. «Carousel», poetry by Yu. Baltrushaitis

III. «Elegy», poetry by A. Blok

8-9.         «Two Songs» (2003), (home made recording by the composer (sketches))

I. «I love you…», poetry by A. Pushkin, attaca

II. «Lullaby to Emilio – a cat and a pianist» (poetry V.S.)

 

For books – 16

1.            «Two Chorus» (2006). Dedicated to Larisa Bondarenko

(conducted by N. Krechko)

I. «Заспівайте сестро…» (L. Kiselev) attaca   II. «Ave Maria»

2-3.         «Two Songs» (2007) (home made recording by the composer)

I. «Sand Clock», poetry by Yu. Baltrushaitis

II. «Elegy», poetry by E. Dikinson, translated by V. Markova

 

For books – 17

1-3.         «Four Bagatelles» (2006) ор. 87 (home made recording by the composer)

4.            «Four Pastoralles» (2006) ор. 156.

Dedicated to A. Kneifel (home made recording by the composer)

 

For books – 18

1.            «Misterioso» (1996) for a clarinet and piano (Е. Оrkin – clarinet + piano)

2-8.         «Orpheus – Eternal Melody» (1997–1998) (composer Roland XP-80», performed by the author-composer)

 

For books – 19

1.            A Conversation between V. Silvestrov and K. Sigov

2.            «Psalm» (2010), verses by Apostle Paul, for a choir а саpellа Dedicated to K. Sigov (piano sketch performed by the composer)

3–4.        «Two Bagatelles» (2010) op. 159 for a piano (home made recording by the composer)

5.            «Waltz» (2010) op. 160 (To S. B. Krymsky birthday) for a piano (home made recording by the composer)

 

For books – 20

1–3.        Three «kitsch» songs (1973) (in Ukrainian)

I. «Прислухайся…» (слова Г. Коваля)

II. «Свято слів» (слова В. Курінського)

III. «To the Memory of Garcia Lorca» (poetry by V. Kurinsky)

Sung by Larisa B.; (piano by the composer) (home made recording, 1973 год)