Boris Tishchenko

Internet Edition compiled by Onno van Rijen

Updated 15 October 2012


Born

23 March 1939 in Leningrad. Died: 9 December 2010 in St. Petersburg.

Education

At Leningrad Musical College from 1954-1955 (composition under Ustvolskaya; piano under Mikhelis). At Leningrad Conservatory from 1957-1963 (composition under Salmanov, Voloshinov and Evlakhov; piano under Logovinski). Postgraduate study under Shostakovich from 1962-1965.

Principal Works

Six symphonies, two violin concertos, two cello concertos, piano concerto, five string quartets, two cello sonatas, eight piano sonatas, requiem, vocal works, opera "The Stolen Sun", ballet and incidental music.

Style

Tishchenko uses Shostakovichian models and shows the fundamental aesthetic position inherited from Shostakovich. In the 1960s he turned his experimental instinct towards some of the new modernist ideas and techniques coming from the West such as dodecaphony.

Masterworks

Symphony No. 5 (1976) - CD Olympia OCD 213
Violin Concerto No. 2 (1981) - CD Olympia OCD 123
Piano Concerto (1962) - LP Melodiya CM 02069-70
Piano Sonata No. 7 with Bells (1982) - CD Albany Records Troy 096
"Yaroslavna" (The Eclips), ballet (1974) - CD Northern Flowers NF 9931-32

Works

Opus 1: Variation for piano (1956)

Opus 2: Rondo for violin and piano (1956)

Opus 3: Piano Sonata No. 1 (1957)

Movements:
1. Sostenuto
2. Presto
3. Sostenuto dolce
4. Allegro resolute
Duration: 51 minutes.

CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99104: Dinara Mazitova (piano)

Opus 4: Suite No. 1 for piano (1957)
In 6 parts.
Opus 5: Sonata No. 1 for violin solo (1957)
In 3 parts.
Opus 6: Suite No. 2 for piano (1957)
In 6 parts:
1. Character
2. Think First, Then Speak
3. For the Sake of a Witty Remark
4. A Lyrical Attempt
5. Unrestraint
6. Still I
Duration: 6 minutes.

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99104: Dinara Mazitova (piano)

Opus 7: Praeludium e Fugue for string orchestra or string quartet (1957)

Opus 8: String Quartet No. 1 (1957)

In three movements.
Duration: 13 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 07199: Taneyev Quartet
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9990-92 (3 CDs): Taneyev Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 547 review : Glazunov Quartet

Opus 9: Violin Concerto No. 1 (1958)
In three parts. Second version opus 29 issued in 1964.
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9967: Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, Edward Serov (cond), Viktor Liberman (violin)
Opus 10: "A White Stork", vocal cycle for medium voice and piano (1958)
In 4 parts. After Verses by O. Shestinsky.
Opus 11: "A Muleteer", fable for piano (1958)

Opus 12: The French Symphony (1958)

Programme symphony after A. France's novel. First version. Second version in 1993.
Opus 13: String Quartet No. 2 (1959)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9990-92 (3 CDs): Taneyev Quartet
Opus 14 No. 1: "Yuaffu", four choruses for chorus a cappella (1959)
After ancient Chinese texts.

LP Melodiya C10 07807-8 (Three Choruses): Leningrad Chamber Chorus

Opus 14 No. 2: "Energy", fugue for chorus a cappella (1959)
To words of the Law of the Conservation of Energy.
Opus 15: "Lenin is Alive", cantata for mixed chorus with orchestra (1959)
After Verses by V. Mayakovsky.
Opus 16: Music to the Play "Newly-Ploughed Virgin Soil" (1959)
Incidental music after M. Sholokov's novel (1959)
Opus 16A: "The Wedding Song" for female chorus (1959)
One part of opus 16 after Folk Cossack Words.
Opus 17: Piano Sonata No. 2 (1960)
Movements:
1. Allegro
2. Andante
3. Vivace
Duration: 22 minutes.

LP Melodiya CM 02069-70: B. Tishchenko (piano)
CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99104: Boris Tishchenko (piano)

Opus 18: Sonata No. 1 for cello solo (1960)
In 5 parts.
Duration: 16 minutes.

CD Ducale CDL 018: M. Varshavsky (cello)
LP Melodiya C10 08193-4: V. Feigin (cello)

Opus 19 No. 1: "Three Riddles for piano" (1960)
Parts:
1. Riddle 1 0:45
2. Riddle 2 0:12
3. Riddle 3 0:46

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99104: Dinara Mazitova (piano)

Opus 19 Mo. 2: Three Polyphonudes for piano (1960)
Parts:
1. Polyphonude 1 0:37
2. Polyphonude 2 0:45
3. Polyphonude 3 1:54

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99104: Dinara Mazitova (piano)

Opus 20: Symphony No. 1 (1961)
In 5 parts:
1. Moderato - 11 min
2. Andante - 13 min
3. Presto - 5 min
4. Allegretto - 6 min
5. Allegro risoluto - 7 min
Duration: 42 minutes.

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9942: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Serov (cond).

Opus 21: Piano Concerto (1962)
In 3 parts.
Duration: 23 minutes.

LP Melodiya CM 02069-70: Leningrad State Philharmonic SO, I. Blazhkov (cond), B. Tishchenko (piano)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9963: Leningrad State Philharmonic SO, I. Blazhkov (cond), B. Tishchenko (piano)

Opus 22: "Sad Songs", vocal cycle for soprano and piano (1962)
In 8 parts. After Verses by Different Poets and Folklore Texts.
Opus 23: Concerto No. 1 for cello, 17 wind instruments, percussion and harmonium (1963)
Movements:
1. Andante
2. Allegretto
3. Andante
Dedicated to Mstislav Rostropovich.
Orchestrated by Dmitri Shostakovich in 1969.
Duration: 26 minutes.

LP Melodiya C 01806: Soloists Ensemble, I. Blazhkov (cond), M. Rostropovich (cello)
CD Brilliant Classics 92771 (10 CD-set): Symphony Orchestra, Yevgeny Svetlanov (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
CD EMI Classics 7243 572298-2 (2 CD-set): Soloists Ensemble, Igor Blazhkov (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (recording:1964)
CD EMI CZS 5 72016-2 (13 CD-set): Soloists Ensemble, Igor Blazhkov (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
CD JMR: Soloists Ensemble, I. Blazhkov (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9967: Members of the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Igor Blazhkov (cond), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
CD Schwann Musica Mundi CD 11119 review : Bayer Radio SO, David Shallon (cond), Boris Pergamenshikov (cello)

Opus 24: "Danaide", symphonic poem (1963)
According to Rodin's sculpture. Written for Leonid Jakobson's ensemble "The Choreographic Miniatures", but not staged.
Opus 25: "The Twelve", ballet in four acts (1963)
Libretto by L. Jakobson. After the Poem by A. Blok.
Opus 26: "Octaves", piece for orchestra (1963)

Opus 27: Twelve Inventions for Organ (1964)

LP Melodiya C10 16843-4 (Three inventions): N. Oksentian (organ)
Opus 28: Symphony No. 2 "Marina" for mixed chorus and symphony orchestra (1964)
In 5 parts. Verses by M. Tsvetayeva.
Movements:
1. Presto
2. Presto risoluto
3. A piacere
4. Andantino
5. Andante sostenuto
Duration: 50 minutes

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99105: State Karelian Philharmonic Orchestra, Choir of the State Petrozavodsk Conservatory, Edward Chivzhel (conductor)

Opus 29: Violin Concerto No. 1 (1964)
In three parts. After the version opus 9 from 1958.

LP Melodiya C10 08787-88: Leningrad State Philharmonic Academic SO, V. Fedotov (cond), V. Liberman (violin)

Opus 30: "Suzdal", suite for soprano, tenor and chamber-orchestra (1964)
In 9 parts.
Duration: 12 minutes.

LP Melodiya CM 01973-4: Kirov Theatre Orchestra, I. Blazhkov (cond)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9967: Kirov Opera Chamber Orchestra, Igor Blazhkov (cond), Valentina Kozyreva (soprano); Anatoly Manukhov (tenor)

Opus 31: Capriccio for violin and piano (1965)

Opus 32: Piano Sonata No. 3 (1965)

In 4 parts.
Duration: 22 minutes.

CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Sunpress: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 33: Music to the Film "On One Planet" (1965)

Opus 34: "Palekh", piece for orchestra (1965)

Opus 35: Requiem for soprano, tenor and symphony orchestra (1966)

After Words by A. Akhmatova.
Opus 36: Symphony No. 3 for chamber orchestra (1966)
In two movements:
1. Meditation - 22 minutes
2. Postscriptum - 8 minutes

LP Melodiya CM 01973-4: Kirov Theatre Orchestra, I. Blazhkov (cond)
LP Supraphon 110 1433: Musici di Praga, E. Fischer (cond)
CD Northern Flowers NF 9931-32 (2 CD-set): Kirov Opera and Ballet Chamber Orchestra, Igor Blazhkov (cond)

Opus 37: Orchestration of the opera "L'Incoronazione di Poppea" by C. Monteverdi (1967)

Opus 38: "The Death of Pushkin", dramatic music (1967)

Opus 39: "Fly-Bee", ballet in one act (1968)

After the Tale by K. Chukovsky.
Opus 40: "The Stolen Sun", opera in one act (1968)
Libretto by M. Bialik, Z. Korogodsky and B. Tishchenko. After the Tale by K. Chukovsky.
Opus 41: "A Cockroach", musical comedy in one act (1968)
Libretto by Z. Korogodsky. After the Tale by K. Chukovsky.
Opus 42: "Northern Exercises", suite for ensemble (1968)
In 12 parts.
Opus 43: Music to the Film "The Birth of a Ship" (1969)

Opus 44 No. 1: Concerto No. 2 for cello with accompaniment of 48 cellos, 12 double-basses and percussion (1969)

In 3 parts.
Duration: 39 minutes.

CD Art Classics 050: Russian Symphony Orchestra, Mstislav Rostropovitch (cond), Ivan Monighetti (cello)

Opus 44 No. 2: Concerto No. 2 for cello with orchestra (1979)
Version for string orchestra and percussion. After opus 44 No. 1.
Opus 45: Two Pieces for percussion (1970)

Opus 46: Sinfonia Robusta for symphony orchestra (1970)

LP Supraphon 1110 2280: Prague SO, P. Vronsky (cond)
Opus 47: String Quartet No. 3 (1970)
In 4 parts.
Duration: 25 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 07199: Taneyev Quartet
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9990-92 (3 CDs): Taneyev Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 548 review : Glazunov Quartet

Opus 48: Three Songs to Verses by T. Tsvetayeva for medium voice and piano (1970)
Also there is a version for medium voice and guitar.

LP Melodiya C10 07801-2: E. Gorochovskaya (mezzo-soprano), I. Golovina (piano)

Opus 49: Music to the Film "The Pier of That Shore" (1971)

Opus 50: Music to the Film "The Word about Prince Igor Troop" (1971)

Not issued.
Opus 51: Music to A. Arbuzov's Play "The Choice" (1972)

Opus 52: Deciphering of Japanese "Gagaku" (1972)

No. 1 "Etenraku"
No. 2 "Nasori".
Opus 52 Bis: Orchestration for three Choruses from Prokofiev's Music to Pushkin's Tragedy "Boris Godunov" (1972)

Opus 53: Piano Sonata No. 4 (1972)

In 3 parts.
Duration: 20 minutes.

CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Sunpress: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 54: Concerto for flute, piano and string orchestra (1972)
In 5 parts.
Duration: 33 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 08193-4: Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, E. Serov (cond), V. Zverev (flute), A. Nasedkin (piano)

Opus 55: Music to L. Andreyev's Play "That One Who Gets a Slap" (1973)

Opus 55A: "Circus", suite (1973)

From Music for the Play by L. Andreyev "That One Who Gets a Slap". In 8 parts.
Opus 56: Piano Sonata No. 5 (1973)
In four parts:
1. Allegro leggiero dolce
2. Allegro doppio
3. Intermezzo
4. Tranquillo Maestoso
Duration: 43 minutes.

CD Albany Records Troy 135 review: Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein (piano)
CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 57: Five Songs to Verses by O. Driz for medium voice and piano (1974)

Opus 58: "Yaroslavna" (The Eclips), ballet in three acts (1974)

Libretto by O. Vinogradov.
1. Introduction
2. Moan of Russian Land
3. Feud
4. Slain Man
5. Mourning for the Slain Man
6. Yaroslavna
7. Svyatoslav
8. Igor's Knights
9. Preparations for the March
10. Igor Glorified
11. Yaroslavna and Igor
12. Start of the March
13. Eclipse
14. Introduction
15. The March Continued
16. Steppe
17. First Battle with the Polovtsi
18. Games with Polovets Girls
19. The Night before the Second Battle
20. Anticipation at Night
21. The Polovets Camp
22. Idol Duration: 60 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 07823-6: Leningrad Maly Opera and Ballet Theatre SO and Chorus, Alexander Dmitriev (cond)
CD Northern Flowers NF 9931-32 (2 CD-set): Leningrad Maly Opera and Ballet Theatre SO and Chorus, Alexander Dmitriev (cond)

Opus 59: Music to the Film "The Day of Reception on Personal Issues (1974)

Opus 60: Music to V. Tendriakov's Play "Advice and Love" (1974)

Opus 60A: "Hard Frost", aria for mezzo-soprano and orchestra (1974)

After Words by V. Tendriakov.
Opus 61: Symphony No. 4 for full symphony orchestra with narrator (1974)
In 5 parts.
Words by I. Turgenyev.
Opus 62: "A Lark", suite (1974)
Incidental Music for the Play by J. Anouilh.
In 9 parts.
Opus 62 Bis: Two Old Dances from Music for the Play "A Lark" (1975)

Opus 63: Sonata No. 2 for violin solo (1975)

In seven parts.
Opus 64: Piano Sonata No. 6 (1976)
In 3 parts.
Duration: 28 minutes.

CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Sunpress: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 65: Music to G. Hauptman's Play "Rosa Bernd" (1975)

Opus 66: Music to M. Gorky's Play "The Children of the Sun" (1976)

Opus 67: Symphony No. 5 (1976)

In 5 parts.
Duration: 45 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 25287 005: USSR Ministry of Culture Orchestra, G. Rozhdestvensky (cond)
CD Olympia OCD 213: USSR Ministry of Culture Orchestra, G. Rozhdestvensky (cond)

Opus 68: Music to D. Fonvizin's Play "An Ignoramus" (1976)

Opus 69: Concerto for harp and chamber orchestra (1977)

In five movements:
1. Moderato
2. Allegro con moto
3. Moderato
4. Intermezzo
5. Andante
Dedicated to Irina Donskaia.
Duration: 45 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 12401-2: Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, E. Serov (cond), I. Donskaya (harp)
CD JMR: Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, E. Serov (cond), I. Donskaya (harp)
CD Kontrapunkt 32250: Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, E. Serov (cond), I. Donskaya (harp)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9963: Leningrad Chamber Orchestra, E. Serov (cond), I. Donskaya (harp)

Opus 70: "The Seven Call Signs" (1977)
Music for the Olympic Games in 1980, but not used.
Opus 71: Music to the Film "The Children As Children" (1978)

Opus 72: Music to A. Chekhov's Play "Ivanov" (1978)

Opus 73: Music to G. Shekhade's Play "An Emigrant from Brisbane" (1978)

Opus 74: Music to W. Shakespeare's Play "Richard the Third" (1978)

Opus 75: Music to Yu. Bondarev's Play "A Shore" (1979)

Opus 76: Sonata No. 2 for cello solo (1979)

In 3 parts.
Duration: 19 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 23279

Opus 77: String Quartet No. 4 (1980)
In 4 parts.
Duration: 47 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 19639 000: Female String Quartet
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9990-92 (3 CDs): Taneyev Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 547 review : Glazunov Quartet

Opus 78: Music to V. Astafiev's Play "Excuse Me" (1980)

Opus 79: Music to the Film "Light in a Window (1980)

Opus 80: Music to the Film "Sergei Ivanovich is Retiring" (1980)

Opus 81: Orchestration of Shostakovich's Vocal Cycle "Satires" to words by S. Chorny (1980)

Opus 81 Bis: Version of Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1 (1980)

Opus 82: Music to A. Radzinsky's Play "Continuation of Don Juan" (1980)

Opus 83: Music to A. Ostrovsky's Play "Fans and Talents" (1980)

Opus 84: Violin Concerto No. 2 (1981)

Violin symphony in 4 parts.
Duration: 52 minutes.

LP Melodiya C10 25835-36: Leningrad PO, V. Sinaisky (cond), S. Stadler (violin)
CD Olympia OCD 123 review : Leningrad PO, V. Sinaisky (cond), S. Stadler (violin)

Opus 85: Piano Sonata No. 7 with Bells (1982)
In three parts:
1. Andante. Allegro
2. Lento
3. Allegro

LP Melodiya C10 20091 004: B. Tishchenko (piano), A. Mikhailov (bells)
CD Albany Records / Troy 096: Sedmara Zakarian Rutstein (piano), Michael Rosen (bells)
CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 86: Music to the Film "Yet before the War" (1982)
Not used.
Opus 87: Praeludium in E, symphonic piece (1983)
Dedicated to the jubilee of Y. Mravinsky's orchestra.
Opus 88: Music to A. Salinsky's Play "Rumours" (1983)

Opus 89: Music to Yu. Voronov's Play "Such a Long Winter" (1984)

Opus 90: String Quartet No. 5 (1984)

In 3 parts.
Duration: 33 minutes.

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9990-92 (3 CDs): Taneyev Quartet
CD Olympia OCD 548 review : Glazunov Quartet

Opus 91: Music to the Film "Fires" (1984)

Opus 92: Symphony "The Blockade Chronicle" for full symphony orchestra (1984)

Duration: 36 minutes.

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9942: Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrei Chistiakov (cond)

Opus 93: Piano Quintet (1985)
For two violins, viola, cello and piano.
Opus 94: Four Pieces for tuba solo (1985)
March, Song, Waltz and Humoresque.
Opus 95: Music to A. Ostrovsky's Play "Light but not Heat" (1986)

Opus 96: "The Will" for soprano, harp and organ (1986)

After Words by N. Zabolocky.
Opus 97: "Orchestration of Shostakovich's Vocal Cycle "Four Poems by Captain Lebyadkin" to words by Dostoyevsky (1986)

Opus 98: "To My Brother" for soprano, flute an harp (1986)

After Verses by M. Lermontov.
Opus 99: Piano Sonata No. 8 (1986)
In 3 parts.
Duration: 27 minutes.

CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Sunpress: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 100: Music to the Film "Igor Savovich" (1986)

Opus 101: "The Garden of Music", cantata for soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano trio (1987)

In 2 parts. After Words by A. Kushner.
Opus 102: Music to Chekhov's Play "The Three Sisters" (1987)

Opus 103: Music to Chervinsky's Play "The Dog's Heart" (1988)

Based on Bulgakov.
Opus 104: "The Dog's Heart", novels for chamber ensemble (1988)
Based on Bulgakov.
Opus 105: Symphony No. 6 for soprano, contralto and symphony orchestra (1988)
After texts by Naiman, Akhmatova and Tsvetayeva.
Duration: 55 minutes.

CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA9947: USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky (cond), Valentina Yuzvenko (soprano); Elena Rubin (alto)

Opus 106: Concerto alla marcia for sixteen soloists (1989)

Opus 107: Music to the Film "Lost Time" (1988)

Opus 108: Orchestration of Shostakovich's "Antiformalistic Little Paradise (Rayok)" (1989)

Opus 109: Concerto for clarinet and piano trio (1990)

Duration: 33 minutes.

CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2023: St. Peters Trio, Julian Milkis (clarinet)

Opus 110: Music to Nabokov's Play "The Event" (1991)

Opus 111: Orchestration of four romances by Grieg (1991)

CD MK 417124
Opus 112: "The Chelom Wise Men', a vocal-instrumental quartet for violin, soprano, bass and piano (1991)
After words by O. Driz.
Opus 113: "Twelve Portraits" for organ (1992)

Opus 114: Piano Sonata No. 9 (1992)

Duration: 26 minutes.

CD Albany Records Troy 279: Sedmara Rutstein Zakarian (piano)
CD Mazur Media Unlimited Classics BEAUX 2021: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)
CD Sunpress: Vladimir Polyakov (piano)

Opus 115: Orchestration of seven songs by Mahler (1993)

Opus 116: The French Symphony (1993)

Second version of opus 12 dedicated to SPB Capelle SO
Opus 117: Music to Moliere's Play "George Dandin" (1993)

Opus 118: Fantasy for violin and piano (1994)

Opus 119: Symphony No. 7 (1994)

In 5 parts.
Duration: 52 minutes.

CD Naxos 8.557013 review: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Dmitry Yablonsky (cond)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 99100: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Edward Serov (conductor)

Opus 120: "The Devildraft", cycle for medium voice and piano (1995)

Opus 121: Piano Sonata Nr. 1 (1995)

Revised version of opus 3 (1957).
Opus 122bis: "Eight portraits", Suite for piano (four hands) (1996)

Opus 123: "Beatrice", choral-symphonic cycle after Dante's "Divine Comedy" (1998-2005)

Five Dante Symphonies
Opus 123 No. 1: Dante Symphony No. 1 "Among the living" (1998)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9961: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Kochnev (cond)
Opus 123 No. 2: Dante Symphony No. 2 "Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter Here" (2000)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9961: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Nikolai Alexeev (cond)
Opus 123 No. 3: Dante-Symphony No. 3 "Inferno" (2001)
Duration: 41 min.

CD Fuga Libera FUG 702: Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky (cond)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9974: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Nikolai Alexeev (cond)

Opus 123 No. 4: Dante-Symphony No. 4 "Purgatory" (2003)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9969: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Verbitsky (cond)
Opus 123 No. 5: Dante-Symphony No. 5 "Paradise" (2005)
CD Northern Flowers NF/PMA 9974: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Nikolai Alexeev (cond)
Opus 124: Sonata No. 10 for piano (1997)
Revised version of opus 4 (1957).
Opus 125: Pushkin-Symphony (1998)
Revised version of opus 38 (1967).
Opus 126: Music for Pushkin's tragedy "Boris Godunov" (1999)

Opus 127: Sonata for recorder (five instruments) and organ (1999)

First performed by Markus Zahnhausen (recorders) and Alexander Hermann (organ) on April 8, 2000 in Munich, Germany.
Opus 128: Three Etudes on the Sea Background for low voice and piano on poems by A. Tolstoy (2000)

Opus 129: "Our Death Hour is inevitable", three romances for middle voice and piano on poems by H. Heine, D. Harms and I. Guberman (2001)

Opus 130: "Simple Truth", three romances on poems by S. Marshak, M. Tsvetaeva and G. Shpalikov (2001)

Opus 131: "Invasion", concert etude for piano on the theme of P. Dvoirin (2002)

Opus 132: "Huge Sonata" for string orchestra (2002)

Sonata in Shch, in honour of the 70th birthday of R. Shchedrin.
Opus 133: "Muddle", concert etude for piano on the theme of P. Dvoirin (2003)

Opus 134: "Duel", music for drama production after A. Chekhov (2003)

Opus 135: "The Run of Time", vocal cycle on poems by Anna Akhmatova for soprano, violin and cello (2003)

Opus 135 bis: "The Run of Time", vocal cycle on poems by Anna Akhmatova dor soprano and string orchestra (2003)

Opus 136: Sonata No. 3 for cello solo (2003)

In three parts.
Opus 137: "The Orange", vocal cycle on poems of different poets for soprano, bass and piano (2004)

Opus 138: Orchestration of Five Romances on poems from the magazine „Crocodile“ by D.D. Shostakovich (2005)

Opus 139: Orchestration of "Musical Escapade" by I. Schlein (2005)

Opus 139 bis: Reconstruction of two lost parts of the Symphony "Americas" by I. Schlein (2005)

Opus 140: "Lamento", orchestration of Part III of Sonata No. 29 by L. von Beethoven for harp and string orchestra (2005)

Opus 141: Reconstruction of the beginning of Part IV of Symphony No. 2 by I. Schlein (2005)

Opus 142: Orchestration of "Vocalis Etude" by Maurice Ravel (2005)

In the form of Habanera.
Opus 143: Variations on three themes by D. Shostakovich for symphony orchestra (2005)

Opus 144: Concerto for violin, piano and string orchestra (2006)

Dedicated to Yakov Joffe.
Movements:
1. Fantasia. Moderato - 8 min.
2. Rondo. Allegro - 6 min 30 sec.
3. Interludia. Andante - 6 min. 30 sec.
4. Romance. Tranquillo - 10 min.
Duration: 31 minutes.

CD Fuga Libera FUG 702: String Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Gennady Rozhdestvensky (cond), Victoria Postnikova (piano), Alexander Rozhdestvensky (violin)

Opus 145: "Strong Thoughts" for soloists and chorus a cappella (2006)

Opus ???: Symphony No. 8 (2008)

Dedicated to Alim Shakhmametyev.
First performance in Novosibirsk on 20 December 2008, and in St. Petersburg on 24 March 2009.

Thanks to Markus Zahnhausen from Germany, and Greg Hersh and Joseph Kurtz from the US for additional information

Thanks to Murray Ager who have sent me some information about the publisher of Boris Tishchenko:
Much of Tishchenko's music is available from Compozitor Publishing House, 190000, St. Petersburg, Bolshaya Morskaya Street 45 and this is their website. Their shop is Severnaya Lira, St. Petersburg, Nevsky Prospect 26.


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