Moisei Vainberg / Weinberg

Internet Edition compiled by Onno van Rijen

Updated 21 October 2014


Born

8 December 1919 in Warsaw. Died: 26 February 1996 in Moscow.

Education

At Warsaw Conservatory from 1931-1939 (piano under Turczynski). At Minsk Conservatory (composition under Solotarov) from 1939-1941. In Tashkent from 1941-1943. In Moscow in 1943.

Principal Works

Twenty-two symphonies, seven operas, seventeen string quartets, sonatas for various instruments, several concertos, various chamber music works with piano, including a piano quintet.

Style

Some of his works contain elements of Jewish folklore, while others employ a musical idiom related to Shostakovich and Bartok. His music can be characterized as expressive neoclassic music. Frequently he deals in a virtuosic way with the string orchestra and uses many cadenzas.

Works

Opus: Two Mazurkas (1933)
Mazurka No. 1 F minor
Mazurka No. 2 A minor

CD Grand Piano GP603: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)

Opus 1: Lullaby for piano (1935)
CD Grand Piano GP603: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
Opus 2: String Quartet No. 1 (1937)
Duration: 21 minutes.

CD Olympia OCD 628: Gothenburg Quartet

Opus 3: String Quartet No. 2 (1940)
Duration: 26 minutes.
CD CPO 777 587-2: Quatuor Danel: Marc Danel (violin), Gilles Millet (violin), Vlad Bogdanas (viola), Guy Danel (cello)
Opus 4: "Acacias", six romances after J. Tuwim for singer and piano (1940)

Opus 5: Piano Sonata No. 1 (1940)

CD Divine Art DDA 25105: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP603: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 595: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Opus 6: Symphonic Poem for orchestra (1941)

Opus 7: Three Romances after J. Rivina and A. Prokofiev (1941)

Opus 8: Piano Sonata No. 2 (1942)

CD Divine Art DDA 25105: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP603: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 595: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Opus 9: Aria for string quartet (1942)
CD CPO 777 566-2: Danel Quartet
Opus 10: Symphony No. 1 (1942)
CD Chandos CHSA 5078: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
Opus 11: Capriccio for violin and piano (1943)
CD CPO 777 566-2: Danel Quartet
Opus 12: Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano (1943)
Duration: 22 minutes.
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0007: Yuri Kalnits (violin), Michael Csányi-Wills (piano)
Opus 13: Children's Songs after I. Perez for singer and piano (1943)
Duration: 13 min.

CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0078: Olga Kalugina (soprano), Dmitry Korostelyov (piano)

Opus 14: String Quartet No. 3 (1944)
Duration: 18 minutes.
CD CPO 777 566-2: Danel Quartet
Opus 15: Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano (1944)
Duration: 20 minutes.
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0026 & another review: Yuri Kalnits (violin), Michael Csanyi-Wills (piano)
Opus 16: Children's Notebook No. 1 (1944)
Duration: 11 minutes.

CD Grand Piano GP 610: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 581: Anatoli Sheludyakov (piano)

Opus 17: Jewish Songs after S. Galkin (1944)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 87769 2: Richard Margison (tenor), Dianne Werner (piano) (recording: 2006)
Opus 18: Piano Quintet (1944)
Duration: 45 minutes.

LP Melodiya D 12421: Borodin Quartet, Moishei Vainberg (piano)
CD Delos DE 1042: Vilnius String Quartet, Golda Vainberg-Tatz (piano)
CD Melodiya MEL 10 00979: Borodin Quartet, Moishei Vainberg (piano)
CD NEOS 11128: EOS Quartett Wien: (Willy Büchler (violin), Christian Blasl (violin), Roman Bernhart (viola), Andreas Pokorny (cello), Doris Adam (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 474: Borodin Quartet (Rostislav Dubinsky & Jaroslav Alexandrov (violin), Dmitri Shebalin (viola), Valentin Berlinsky (cello)), Moishei Vainberg (piano)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 87769 2: Marie Berard & Erika Raum (violin), Steven Dann (viola), Bryan Epperson (cello), David Louie (piano) (recording: 2006)

Opus 19: Children's Notebook No. 2 (1944)
Duration: 12 minutes.

CD Grand Piano GP 610: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 581: Anatoli Sheludyakov (piano)

Opus 20: String Quartet No. 4 (1945)
Duration: 24 minutes.

CD CPO 7773132: Danel Quartet

Opus 21: Sonata No. 1 for cello and piano in C major (1945)
LP Melodiya C10 08203-4: Alla Vasilieva (cello), Moishe Vainberg (piano)
CD Russian Disc RD CD 11026: Alla Vasilieva (cello), Moishe Vainberg (piano)
Opus 22: Three Romances after A. Mickiewich for singer and piano (1945)

Opus 23: Children's Notebook No. 3 (1945)

Duration: 13 minutes.

CD Grand Piano GP 610: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 581: Anatoli Sheludyakov (piano)

Opus 24: Piano Trio (1945)
Duration: 30 minutes.

CD Albany TROY 157: George Marsh (violin), Steven Honiberg (cello), Joseph Holt (piano)
CD Cascavelle VEL 3104: Leschetizky Trio Vienna
CD Con Brio Recordings CBR 21045: Trio Voce: Jasmine Lin (violin), Marina Hoover (cello), Patricia Tao (piano)
CD CPO 777 804-2 & another review & another review: Kolja Blacher (violin), Johannes Moser (cello), Elisaveta Blumina (piano)
CD Hänssler Classic 98491: Dmitri Sitkovetzky (violin), David Geringas (cello), Jascha Nemtsov (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 581: Irina Tkachenko (violin), Tatiana Zavarskaya (cello), Anatoli Sheludyakov (piano)

Opus 25: Six Romances after F. Tutchev for singer and piano (1945)

Opus 26: Suite for small orchestra (1939-1945)

Opus 27: String Quartet No. 5 (1945)

Duration: 21 minutes.

CD CPO 7773942: Danel Quartet

Opus 28: Sonata for clarinet and piano (1945)
CPO 777 630-2: Elisaveta Blumina (piano), Wenzel Fuchs (clarinet)
CD NEOS 11008/09: (version for piano and viola) Julia Rebekka Adler (Viola), Jascha Nemtsov (piano)
CD RCA Victor Red Seal 87769 2: Joaquin Valdepeñas (clarinet), Dianne Werner (piano) (recording: 2006)
CD Suoni E Colori Collection SC 253242: Julian Milkis (clarinet), Nina Kogan (piano) (recording: 1992)
Opus 29: Twelve Miniatures for flute and piano (1946)
CPO 777 630-2: Elisaveta Blumina (piano), Henrik Wiese (flute)
Opus 30: Symphony No. 2 for stringorchestra (1946)
Duration: 30 minutes.

CD Alto ALC 1037: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 652: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)

Opus 31: Piano Sonata No. 3 (1946)
CD Divine Art DDA 25105: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP611: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 595: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Opus 32: Elegy after F. Schiller for baritone and piano (1946)

Opus 33: Six Sonettes after W. Shakespeare for bass and piano (1946)

Opus 34: Twenty-One Easy Pieces for piano (1946)

CD Divine Art DDA 25105: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP 610: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 595: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Opus 35: String Quartet No. 6 (1946)
Duration: 24 minutes.

CD Cedille Records CDR 90000 138: Pacifica Quartet
CD CPO 7773932: Danel Quartet

Opus 36: "Festive Scenes" for orchestra (1946-1947)

Opus 37: Sonata No. 3 for violin and piano (1947)

Duration: 21 minutes.
Opus 38: Four Romances after M. Ryslky and G. Nikolayeva for singer and piano (1947)

Opus 39: Sonata No. 4 for violin and piano (1947)

Duration: 15 minutes.
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0007: Yuri Kalnits (violin), Michael Csányi-Wills (piano)
Opus 40: Two Ballet Suites for orchestra (1947)

Opus 41: Sinfonietta No. 1 (1948)

Movements:
1. Allegro risoluto - 5 min.
2. Lento - 8 min.
3. Allegretto - 3 min.
4. Vivace - 6 min.

LP Melodiya D 018975-6: USSR State SO, Yevgeny Svetlanov (cond)
LP Melodiya C 1313: USSR State SO, Yevgeny Svetlanov (cond)
LP Melodiya C10 01313-14: USSR State SO, Yevgeny Svetlanov (cond)
CD Melodiya MELCD 1002180: USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeni Svetlanov
CD NEOS 11125: Vorarlberg SO, Gerard Korsten (cond) (recording: 2010)
CD Chandos CHAN 10128: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)

Opus 42: Concertino for violin and stringorchestra (1948)
Duration: 17 minutes.
CD Channel Classics CCS SA 34313 SACD: Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Candida Thompson (violin)
CD ECM 2368/69: Kremerata Baltika, Gidon Kremer (violin)
Opus 43: Concerto for cello and orchestra in C minor (1948)
Movements:
1. Adagio
2. Moderato
3. Allegro - Cadenza
4. Allegro
Duration: 28-31 minutes.

CD Brillant Classics 92771 (10 CD-set): USSR State SO, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (recording:1964)
CD Chandos CHSA 5107: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund (cond), Claes Gunnarsson (cello)
CD EMI CZS 572016-2 (13 CD-set): USSR State SO, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (recording:1964)
CD EMI Classics 7243 572298-2 (2 CD-set): USSR State SO, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (recording:1964)
CD EMI CZS 5 72016-2 (13 CD-set): USSR State SO, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (recording:1964)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 11 111: USSR State SO, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (recording:1964)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 10071: Russian State Cinematographic Orchestra, Walter Mnatsakanov (cond), Mark Drobinsky (cello)
CD Talent DOM 2910 85: Russian State Cinematographic Orchestra, Walter Mnatsakanov (cond), Mark Drobinsky (cello)

Opus 44: Greetings Overture for orchestra (1949)

Opus 45: Symphony No. 3 (1949)

Revised in 1959
CD Chandos CHSA 5089: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
Opus 46: Sonatina for violin and piano in D major (1949)
Duration: 15 minutes.
LP Melodiya D 019331-2: M. Sholnikova (violin), L. Edlina (piano)
LP Melodiya C10 11163-4: M. Sholnikova (violin), L. Edlina (piano)
LP Melodiya Leonid Kogan Complete Edition Vol. 32: Leonid Kogan (violin), Andrei Mytnik (piano)
CD CPO 777 804-2 & another review & another review: Erez Ofer (violin), Elisaveta Blumina (piano)
CD ECM 2368/69: Gidon Kremer (violin), Dniil Trifonov (piano)
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0007: Yuri Kalnits (violin), Michael Csányi-Wills (piano)
CD Triton DMCC 24004: Leonid Kogan (violin), Andrei Mytnik (piano)
Opus 47 No. 1: Rhapsody on Moldavian Themes for orchestra (1949)
Adagio - Moderato quasi allegretto - Adagio
Duration: 12 minutes.

LP Classic Edition CE-2: USSR Academic SO, Yevgeni Svetlanov (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 622: USSR Academic SO, Yevgeni Svetlanov (cond)
CD Chandos CHAN 10237: National Polish Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)
CD Naxos 8.572779: St Petersburg SO, Vladimir Lande (cond)

Opus 47 No. 2: "Polish Tunes" for orchestra (1949)
Duration: 18 minutes.
CD Toccata Classics TOCC0193: Siberian SO, Dmitry Vasiliev (cond)
Opus 47 No. 3: "Moldavian Rhapsody" for violin and orchestra (1949)
LP Classic Edition CE-2: David Oistrakh (violin), Moishei Vainberg (piano)
LP Colosseum CRLPX 011: David Oistrakh (violin), Moishei Vainberg (piano)
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0026 & another review: Yuri Kalnits (violin), Michael Csanyi-Wills (piano)
Opus 47 No. 4: Serenada for orchestra (1949)
LP Westminster XWN 18191: State Radio Orchestra, Alexander Gauk (cond) (recording: 1956)
Opus 48: String Trio (1950)
Duration: 15 minutes.
CD ECM 2368/69: Gidon Kremer (violin), Daniil Grishin (viola), Giedre Dirvanauskaite (cello)
CD NEOS 11129: Kana Matsui (violin), Johannes Flieder (viola), Christoph Stradner (cello)
Opus 49: Sonatina for piano (1951)
Duration: 7 minutes.
CD Grand Piano GP607: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
Opus 49Bis: Sonata for piano (1951)
CD Grand Piano GP603: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
Opus 50: "At the Source of the Past / Beyond the Border of Past Days", songcycle after A. Blok for mezzo-soprano and piano (1951)
Duration: 22 min.

CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0078: Svetlana Nikolayeva (mezzo-soprano), Dmitry Korostelyov (piano)

Opus 51: "In the Homeland", cantata after poems of Soviet children for boys-alto, boys chorus, mixed chorus and orchestra (1952)

Opus 52: Fantasy for cello and orchestra (1951-1953)

LP Melodiya CM 01991-2: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond), Alla Vasilieva (cello)
CD Chandos CHSA 5064: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Thord Svedlund (cond), Claes Gunnarsson (cello)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 10071: State Cinematographic Orchestra, Walter Mnatsakanov (cond), Mark Drobinsky (cello)
Opus 53: Sonata No. 5 for violin and piano (1953)
Duration: 28 minutes.
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0026 & another review: Yuri Kalnits (violin), Michael Csanyi-Wills (piano)
Opus 54: Partita for piano (1954)
Duration: 23 minutes.
CD Grand Piano GP607: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
Music to the Film "Ukrotitelnitsa tigrov (The Tigers Tamer)" (1954)

Opus 55: "The Golden Key", ballet in six scenes after A. Tolstoi opus 55 (1954-1955)

Opus 55A: Suite No. 1 from the ballet "The Golden Key" (1964)

1. Prelude
2. Papa Carlo makes the puppet Buratino
3. Buratino's Dance
4. Malvina's Dance
5. Arlecchino's Dance
6. Pierrot's Dance
7. Tarantella
8. Adagio
9. Interlude

CD Olympia OCD 473: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Mark Ermler (cond)

Opus 55B: Suite No. 2 from the ballet "The Golden Key" (1964)
1. Interlude No. 2
2. The Arrival of the Theatre
3. Gossips; Girl and Boy
4. Colombina and the Chimney-Sweep
5. Adagio No. 2
6. Scherzo
7. Scuffle

CD Olympia OCD 473: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Mark Ermler (cond)

Opus 55C: Suite No. 3 from the ballet "The Golden Key" (1964)
1. The Stage
2. Papa Carlo
3. Fire-Fly's March
4. The Tortoise
5. Karabas examines Buratino
6. At the Police Station
7. The Skipping-Rope

CD Olympia OCD 473: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Mark Ermler (cond)

Opus 55D: Suite No. 4 from the ballet "The Golden Key" (1964)
CD Chandos CHSA 5089: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Naxos 8.573085: St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 473: (excerpts) Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Mark Ermler (cond)
Music to the Film "Dva druga (Two Friends)" (1955)

Opus 56: Piano Sonata No. 4 in B minor (1955)

Duration: 28 minutes.
LP Melodiya M10 42715: Emil Gilels (piano) (recording: 1957)
LP Melodiya D 07937-8 : Emil Gilels (piano) (recording: 1957)
CD Divine Art DDA 25107: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP607: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga MK 417072: Emil Gilels (piano) (recording: 1957)
CD Olympia OCD 596: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Opus 57: "Bible of the Gypsies", seven romances after J. Tuwim for mezzo-soprano and piano (1956)

Opus 58: Piano Sonata No. 5 (1956)

CD Divine Art DDA 25107: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP611: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 596: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Music to the Film "Medovyy mesyats (Honeymoon)" (1956)

Opus 59: String Quartet No. 7 (1957)

Duration: 23 minutes.

LP Melodiya D 06173-4: Borodin Quartet
LP Artia MK 1563: Borodin Quartet
CD Apex 0927 49815 2: (Intermezzo) Borodin Quartet
CD CPO 7773922: Danel Quartet
CD Teldec 4509 94572 2: (Intermezzo) Borodin Quartet
CD Teldec CLB-86092-2 (Japon): (Intermezzo) Borodin Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 686: Dominant Quartet

Opus 60: "Morning-Red", symphonic poem for orchestra (1957)

Opus 61: Symphony No. 4 in A minor (1957)

Revised in 1961.
Movements:
1. Allegro - 8 min.
2. Allegretto - 6 min.
3. Adagio - Andantino - 9 min.
4. Vivace - 7 min.
Total duration: 30 minutes.

LP Melodiya D 10069: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
LP Melodiya CM 02693-4: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
LP Le Chant du Monde LDX 78 421: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
LP Le Chant du Monde LDX 78 516: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
LP EMI ASD 2755: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
CD Melodiya MEL 10-00986: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 622: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
CD Chandos CHAN 10237: National Polish Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)

Music to the Film "Letyat zhuravli (The Cranes Are Flying)" (1957)

Opus 62: "Memories" after J. Tuwim for middle-voice and piano (1957-1958)

Opus 63: Sonata for cello and piano No. 2 in C major (1958-1959)

Duration: 20 minutes.
LP Melodiya C10 08203-4: Alla Vasilieva (cello), Moishe Vainberg (piano)
CD NEOS 11128: Christoph Stradner (cello), Luca Monti (piano)
CD Russian Disc RD CD 11026: Alla Vasilieva (cello), Moishe Vainberg (piano)
Opus 64: "The White Chrysantheme", ballet in three acts after A. Rumnev and J. Romanovich (1958)

Opus 65: "In the Armenian Mountains" after O. Tumanian for singer and piano (1958)

Music to the Film "Shofyor ponevole" (1958)

Music to the Film "Posledniy dyuym (The Last Inch)" (1958)

Opus 66: String Quartet No. 8 (1959)

Duration: 18 minutes.

LP Melodiya D 08287-8: Borodin Quartet
CD CPO 7773932: Danel Quartet
CD Melodiya MEL 10 00979: Borodin Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 686: Dominant Quartet

Opus 67: Concerto for violin and orchestra in G minor (1959)
LP Melodiya D 08529: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP Melodiya M10-49479-001: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP Melodiya CM 02693-4: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP Le Chant du Monde LDX 78 421: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP Le Chant du Monde LDX 78 516: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP Le Chant du Monde LDX 78 516: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP EMI-Melodiya SEOM 9: (Allegretto) Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP EMI ASD 2755: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin)
LP Melodiya C10 31529 003: USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin) (recording: 1961)
CD Arlecchino ARL 87: USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin) (recording: 1961)
CD Naxos 8.557194 & another review: Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, Dimitry Yablonsky (cond), Ilya Grubert (violin)
CD Olympia OCD 622: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin) (recording: 1962)
CD One Eleven URS 50500: USSR State Symphony Orchestra, Gennadi Rozhdestvensky (cond), Leonid Kogan (violin) (recording: 1961)
Opus 68: Symphonic Songs for orchestra (1959)
First version in 1951
Opus 69: Sonata for two violins (1959)

Opus 70: Sinfonietta No. 2 (1960)

LP Melodiya D 10707
Opus 71: Seven Romances after various poets for singer and piano (1960)

Opus 72: Sonata No. 1 for cello solo (1960)

LP Melodiya C10 08203: Yosif Feigelson (cello)
CD Olympia OCD 594: Yosif Feigelson (cello)
Opus 73: Piano Sonata No. 6 (1960)
LP Melodiya D 017625-6: Oxana Yablonskaya (piano)
LP Melodiya D 022075-6: Oxana Yablonskaya (piano)
CD Divine Art DDA 25107: Murray McLachlan (piano)
CD Grand Piano GP611: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
CD Olympia OCD 596: Murray McLachlan (piano)
Opus 74: Sinfonietta No. 2 in A minor for string orchestra and timpani (1960)
Movements:
1. Allegro - 4 min.
2. Allegretto - 5 min.
3. Adagio - 4 min.
4. Andantino - 5 min.
Duration: 18 minutes.

LP Dolgoigrayuschaya 33D 10707-8: Moscow Chamber Orcehstra, Rudolf Barshai (cond)
CD Chandos CHAN 10237: National Polish Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)
CD Melodiya MELCD 1002180: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond)

Music to the Film "Posledniye zalpy (The Last Salvo)" (1960)

Music to the Film "Po tonkomu l'du" (1960)

Opus 75: Concerto for flute and stringorchestra (1961)

LP Melodiya CM 02393-4: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond), Alexander Korneyev (flute)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 11010: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond), Alexander Korneyev (flute)
Music to the Film "Baryer neizvestnosti" (1961)

Opus 76: Symphony No. 5 in F minor (1962)

Movements:
1. Allegro moderato - 13 min.
2. Adagio sostenuto - 12 min. 30 sec.
3. Allegro - 7 min. 30 sec.
4. Andantino - 12 min.
Total duration: 44 minutes.

LP Melodiya D 12081: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond) (recording: 1962)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 11006: Moscow PO, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond) (recording: 1962)
CD Venezia CDVE 43218 (4 CD-set): Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond)
CD Chandos CHAN 10128: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)

Opus 77: "Old Letters" after J. Tuwim for soprano and piano (1962)

Opus 78: Three romances after V. Sosnora, J. Vinokurov and A. Yashin for singer and piano (1962)

Music to the Film "Molodo-zeleno (Young-Green)" (1962)

Opus 79: Symphony No. 6 after L. Kvitko, S. Galkin and M. Lukonin for boys' chorus and orchestra (1962-1963)

LP Melodiya D 17687-88: Moscow PO, Moscow School Boys Chorus, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond) (recording: 1974)
LP Melodiya C 1267: Moscow PO, Moscow School Boys Chorus, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond) (recording: 1974)
CD Melodiya MEL 10 00986: Moscow PO, Moscow School Boys Chorus, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond) (recording: 1974)
CD Naxos 8.572779: St Petersburg SO, Glinka Choral College Boys' Choir, Vladimir Lande (cond)
CD NEOS 11125: Wiener Symphoniker, Wiener Sangerknaben, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond) (recording: 2010)
CD Olympia OCD 471: Moscow PO, Moscow School Boys Chorus, Kyrill Kondrashin (cond) (recording: 1974)
CD Jerusalem Records SCD 8005: Jerusalem SO, Y. Ahronovich (cond)
Opus 80: String Quartet No. 9 (1963)
Duration: 25 minutes.

CD CPO 7773942: Danel Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 686: Dominant Quartet

Music to the Film "Ulitsa Nyutona, dom 1 (Newton Street, 1)" (1963)

Opus 81: Symphony No. 7 in C major for strings and harpsichord (1964)

LP Melodiya D 24365-66: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond)
CD Chandos CHSA 5078: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Melodiya MELCD 1002180: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 472: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond)
Opus 82: Sonata No. 1 for violin solo (1964)
Duration: 25 minutes.
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0007: Yuri Kalnits (violin)
Opus 83: Symphony No. 8 "Flowers of Poland (Kwiaty polskie)" after J. Tuwim for tenor, mixed chorus and orchestra (1964)
CD Naxos 8.572873 & another review: Warsaw PO and Choir, Antoni Wit (cond), Rafal Bartminski (tenor), Magdalena Dobrowolska (soprano), Ewa Marciniec (alto)
Opus 84: "Oh, Grey Fog", romance after J. Tuwim for bass and piano (1964)

Opus 85: String Quartet No. 10 (1964)

Duration: 19 minutes.

CD Olympia OCD 628: Gothenburg Quartet
CD CPO 777 566-2: Danel Quartet

Opus 86: Sonata No. 2 for cello solo (1965)
CD Divox CDX-20606: Emil Rovner (cello)
CD Olympia OCD 643: Yosif Feigelson (cello)
Opus 87: "The Diary of Love", cantata after S. Vygodski for tenor, boys' chorus and chamberorchestra (1965)

Opus 88: "The Profile", songcycle after S. Vydodski for bass and piano (1965)

Music to the Film "Pereklichka (Roll-Call)" (1965)

Music to the Film "Giperboloid inzhenera Garina (The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin)" (1965)

Can-Can, in Honour of Rastorguyevo for piano (1965)

Duration: 1 minute.
CD Grand Piano GP 610: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
Opus 89: String Quartet No. 11 (1965-1966)
Duration: 21 minutes.

CD Art Classics ART 076: Quartet of the Moscow chamber orchestra under R. Barshai: Yevgeni Smirnov (1st violin), Elena Adzhemova (2nd violin), Vyatcheslav Trushin (viola), Alla Vasilieva (cello)
CD CPO 7773922: Danel Quartet
CD Delos DE 1042: Vilnius String Quartet

Opus 90: "Words in Blood", songcycle after J. Tuwim for tenor and piano (1965)

Opus 91: "Piotr Plaksin", cantata after J. Tuwim for tenor, alto and nineteen instruments (1965)

Opus 92: "Hiroshima", cantata after Fukagava for mixed chorus and orchestra (1966)

Music to the Film "Seraia bolezn´ (Grey Sickness)" (1966)

Opus 93: Symphony No. 9 "Everlasting Times" after Julian Tuwim and Wladyslaw Broniewski for narrator, chorus and orchestra (1940-1967)

Opus 94: Concerto for trumpet and orchestra in B flat major (1966-1967)

Duration: 23 minutes.
LP EMI Angel/Melodiya SR-40149: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
LP EMI Angel/Melodiya SR-40149: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
LP EMI-Melodiya ASD 3236: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
LP EMI-Melodiya ASD 3460: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
LP Melodiya 33D 025139-40 (GOST 5289-68): Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
LP Melodiya CM 02273-4: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
CD Marcophon 916-2: Bolshoi Theater Orchestra, Algis Zhiuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
CD Naxos 8.573190 & another review: St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande (cond), Andrew Balio, (trumpet)
CD NEOS 11129: Vorarlberg Symphony Orchestra, Gerard Korsten (cond), Jurgen Ellensohn (trumpet)
CD Russian Disc RDCD 11006: Moscow PO, Algis Zhuraitis (cond), Timofei Dokshitser (trumpet)
CD Chandos CHAN 9668: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Constantin Orbelian (cond), Bibi Black (trumpet)
CD Teldec 8573-85558-2: Jenaer Philharmonie, Andrei Boreyko (cond), Sergei Nakariakov (trumpet)
Opus 95: Sonata No. 2 for violin solo (1967)
LP Melodiya 33C10 07269-70: A. Brusilovsky (violin)
LP Le Chant Du Monde LDX 78598: A. Brusilovsky (violin)
CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0026 & another review: Yuri Kalnits (violin)
Opus 96: Requiem after D. Kedrin, M. Dudin, F. Lorca, Fukagava and others for children's chorus, mixed chorus and orchestra (1965-1967)
Duration: 61 minutes.

CD NEOS 11127: Vienna SO, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Wiener Sängerknaben, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond), Elena Kelessidi (soprano)

Music to the Film "Krepkiy oreshek" (1967)

Opus 97: "The Traveller", opera in two acts (1967-1968)

Opus 98: Symphony No. 10 in A minor (1968)

LP Melodiya CM 1991-2: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond) (recording: 1970)
CD ECM 2368/69: Kremerata Baltika
CD Olympia OCD 471: Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai (cond) (recording: 1970)Opus 99: "Triptychon" after L. Staff for bass and orchestra (1968)

Opus 100: Twenty-four Preludes for cello solo (1968)

CD Divox CDX-20606: (Nos. 3, 4, 7, 8, 10-12, 14, 17, 19-24) Emil Rovner (cello)
CD Olympia OCD 594: Yosif Feigelson (cello)
Music to the Film "Proshschay, Gyulsary!" (1968)

Opus 101: Symphony No. 11 "Festive Symphony" after various revolutionary poets for chorus and orchestra (1969)

Music to the Film "Vinni Pukh" (1969)

Opus 102: "Nobody did have known ......", poem after D. Bedny for soprano, chorus and orchestra (1970)

Opus 103: String Quartet No. 12 (1969-1970)

Duration: 30 minutes.

CD Art Classics ART 076: Quartet of the Moscow chamber orchestra under R. Barshai: Yevgeni Smirnov (1st violin), Elena Adzhemova (2nd violin), Vyatcheslav Trushin (viola), Alla Vasilieva (cello)
CD CPO 777 587-2: Quatuor Danel: Marc Danel (violin), Gilles Millet (violin), Vlad Bogdanas (viola), Guy Danel (cello)
CD Olympia OCD 474: Yevgeni Smirnov (violin), Arnold Kobyhyansky (violin), Vyatcheslav Trushin (viola), Alla Vasilieva (cello)

Opus 104: Concerto for clarinet and string orchestra (1970)
CD Chandos CHSA 5064: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Thord Svedlund (cond), Urban Claesson (clarinet)
Opus 105: "The Madonna and the Soldier", opera in three acts after A. Medvedev (1970)
LP Melodiya C10 09061-62: Leningrad Small Opera Theatre Soloists
Opus 106: Sonata No. 3 for cello solo (1971)
CD Olympia OCD 643: Yosif Feigelson (cello)
Opus 107: Sonata No. 1 for viola solo (1971)
Duration: 26 minutes.

CD NEOS 11008/09: Julia Rebekka Adler (Viola)

Opus 108: Sonata No. 1 for double-bass solo (1971)
CD CPO 777 804-2 & another review & another review: Nabil Shehata (double bass)
Opus 109: "The Love of d'Artagnan", opera after A. Dumas (1971)

Music to the Film "Vinni Pukh idyot v gosti" (1971)

Music to the Film "Za vsyo v otvete (Responsible for Everything)" (1972)

Music to the Film "Vinni Pukh i den zabot" (1972)

Opus 110: "When I Sing This Child Asleep / Rocking the Child", songcycle after G. Mistral for soprano and piano (1973)

Duration: 24 min.

CD Toccata Classics TOCC 0078: Olga Kalugina (soprano), Svetlana Nikolayeva (mezzo), Dmitry Korostelyov (piano)

Music to the Film "Neylon 100% (100% Nylon)" (1973)

Music to the Film "Fokusiek (Conjurer)" (1973)

Music to the Film "Tsarevich Prosha (Czarevich Prosha)" (1974)

Opus 111: "I congratulate", opera in one act after S. Alechem (1975)

Opus 112: "Lady Magnesia", opera in one act after G.B. Shaw (1975)

Opus 113: Six Ballet Scenes for orchestra (1973-1975)

Music to the Film "Moy dom, teatr (The Theater Is My House)" (1975)

Music to the Film "Afonya" (1975)

Opus 114: Symphony no. 12 (1975-1976)

LP Melodiya C10 18771-2: Central Television and All-Union Radio Large SO, Valery Fedoseyev (cond) (recording: 1982)
CD Naxos 8.573085 & another review: St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 472: USSR TV and Radio SO, Maxim Shostakovich (cond)
CD Russian Disc RD CD 11010: USSR TV and Radio SO, Maxim Shostakovich (cond)
Opus 115: Symphony no. 13 (1976)

Opus 116: "From the Lyrics of Shukovsky", songcycle after V. Shukovsky for bass and piano (1976)

CD Divox CDX-20606: (Night) Emil Rovner (cello)
Music to the Film "Kak Ivanushka-durachok za chudom khodil" (1976)

Opus 117: Symphony No. 14 (1977)

Movements:
1. Largo - 6 min. 30 sec.
2. Allegro - 10 min.
3. Adagio - 9 min.
4. Moderato - 5 min.

CD Chandos CHAN 10334: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 589: USSR Radio SO, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond) (recording: 1980)

Opus 118: String Quartet No. 13 (1977)
CD CPO 7773922: Danel Quartet
CD Delos DE 1042: Vilnius String Quartet
Opus 119: Symphony No. 15 "I Believe in This Earth" after M. Dudin for soprano, baritone, women's chorus and orchestra (1977)

Opus 120: Three Palmtrees" after M. Lermontov for soprano and string quartet (1977)

Duration: 23 minutes.
CD Claves CD 50-2303: Quatuor Sine Nomine, Elena Vassilieva (soprano)
CD NEOS 11129: Talia Or (soprano), EOS Quartet Wien
Opus 122: String Quartet No. 14 (1978)
CD CPO 7773942: Danel Quartet
Opus 123: Sonata No. 2 for viola solo (1978)
Duration: 16 minutes.

CD NEOS 11008/09: Julia Rebekka Adler (Viola)

Opus 124: String Quartet No. 15 (1979)
CD CPO 7773932: Danel Quartet
Opus 125: "From the Lyrics of Baratinsky", songcycle after J. Baratinsky for bass and piano (1979)

Opus 126: Sonata No. 3 for violin solo (1979)

LP Melodiya 33 CM 02953-4: Viktor Pikaizen (violin)
CD ECM 2368/69: Gidon Kremer (violin)
CD Melodiya MEL CD 10 01000 (5 CD-set): Victor Pikaizen (violin)
Opus 127: Trio for flute, viola and harp (or piano) (1979)
CD BIS 1439: Sharon Bezaly (flute), Nobuko Imai (viola), Ronald Brautigam (piano)
CPO 777 630-2: Henrik Wiese (flute), Nimrod Guez (viola), Uta Jungwirth (harp)
Music to the Film "Solovey (The Nightingale)" (1979)

Opus 128: "The Portrait", opera in eight scenes after N. Gogol (1980)

Opus 129/130: String Quartet No. 16 (1981)

Duration: 27 minutes.

CD CPO 7773132: Danel Quartet

Opus 131: Symphony no. 16 (1981)
Movements:
1. First movement - 5 min. 30 sec.
2. Second movement - 6 min. 30 sec.
3. Third movement - 6 min.
4. Fourth movement - 4 min.
5. Fifth movement - 7 min.
6. Sixth movement - 4 min.

CD Chandos CHAN 10334: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Gabriel Chmura (cond)

Music to the Film "Tegeran-43 (Teheran 43)" (1981)

Opus 132: "The Relic", recitative for bass and piano

Opus 133: Sonata for bassoon solo

CPO 777 630-2: Mattias Baier (bassoon)
Opus 134: "From Afanasy Fet's Poetry", songs for bass and piano

Music to the Film "Oslinaya shkura (Donkey's Hide)" (1982)

Opus 135: Sonata No. 3 for viola solo

Duration: 33 minutes.

CD NEOS 11008/09: Julia Rebekka Adler (Viola)

Opus 136: Sonata No. 4 for viola solo
Duration: 20 minutes.

CD NEOS 11008/09: Julia Rebekka Adler (Viola)

Music to the Film "O strannostyakh lyubvi (About Oddities of Love)" (1983)

Opus 137: Symphony No. 17 "Memory" (1984)

CD Olympia OCD 590: USSR Radio SO, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond)
Music to the Film "I vot prishyol Bumbo... (And Then Came Bumbo...)" (1984)

Opus 138: Symphony No. 18 "War, there is no word more cruel" (1986)

CD Naxos 8.573190 & another review: St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande (cond), Tatyana Perevyazkina (soprano), Ekaterina Shikunova (alto), Vladimir Dobrovolsky (tenor), Zahar Shikunov (baritone), St. Petersburg Chamber Choir
CD Olympia OCD 589: USSR Radio SO, Latvian State Academic Chorus, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond)
Opus 139: Six Children's Songs for voice and piano (1986)

Opus 140: Sonata No. 4 for cello solo (1986)

CD Olympia OCD 643: (First movement) Yosif Feigelson (cello)
Opus 141: String Quartet No. 1 (1986)
Recomposition of opus 2.
Duration: 21 minutes.

CD Olympia OCD 628: Gothenburg Quartet
CD CPO 777 566-2: Danel Quartet

Opus 142: Symphony No. 19 "The Bright May" (1986)
CD Naxos 8.572752 & another review: St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 591: USSR Radio SO, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond)
Opus 143: "The Banners of Peace", symphonic poem (1986)
CD Naxos 8.572752 & another review: St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 590: USSR Radio SO, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond)
Opus 144: "The Idiot", opera after F. Dostoyevsky (1985)

Opus 145: Chamber Symphony No. 1 (1987)

CD Alto ALC 1036: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Analekta AN29899: I Musici de Montreal, Yuri Turovsky (cond)
CD Claves CD 50-9811: Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Misha Rachlevsky (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 651: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Onyx 4007: Moscow Soloists, Yuri Bashmet (cond)
Opus 146: String Quartet No. 17 (1987)
CD CPO 777 587-2: Quatuor Danel: Marc Danel (violin), Gilles Millet (violin), Vlad Bogdanas (viola), Guy Danel (cello)
CD Olympia OCD 628: Gothenburg Quartet
Opus 147: Chamber Symphony No. 2 (1987)
CD Alto ALC 1037: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 652: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
Opus 148: Flute Concerto No. 2 (1987)
1. Allegro
2. Largo
3. Allegretto

CD Chandos CHSA 5064: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Thord Svedlund (cond), Anders Jonhall (flute)

Music to the Film "Skazka pro vlyublyonnogo malyara" (1987)

Two Fugues for Ludmilla Berlinskaya

CD Grand Piano GP611: Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano)
Opus 149: "Peace to the nations", vocal symphonic poem for boy's choir and orchestra (1988)

Opus 150: Symphony No. 20 (1988)

Opus 151: Chamber Symphony No. 3 (1991)

CD Claves CD 50-9811: Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Misha Rachlevsky (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 591: USSR Radio SO, Vladimir Fedoseyev (cond)
Opus 151: String Quartet No. 5 (1987) Recomposition of opus 27

Opus 152: Symphony No. 21 "Kaddish" for soprano (wordless) and orchestra (1991)

Dedicated to the memory of the Jews who perished in the Warsaw Ghetto, Vainberg donating the manuscript to the Yad VaShem memorial in Israel.
CD Chandos CHSA 5107: Gothenburg SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Toccata Classics TOCC0193: Siberian SO, Dmitry Vasiliev (cond), Veronika Bartenyeva (soprano)
Opus 153: Chamber Symphony No. 4 (1992)
CD Alto ALC 1036: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond)
CD Claves CD 50-9811: Kremlin Chamber Orchestra, Misha Rachlevsky (cond), Yevgeny Petrov (clarinet)
CD Olympia OCD 651: Umea SO, Thord Svedlund (cond), Bengt Sandstrom (clarinet)
Opus 154: Symphony No. 22 (unfinished) (1994)
Piano part and partial orchestration (completed by Kirill Umansky).

Thanks to Russ Oppenheim, Kirstin Mortenson and Mariusz Wodzicki from the US and Ellen Dieleman from The Netherlands for sending additional information.
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