Vladimir Vlasov

Internet Edition compiled by Onno van Rijen

Updated 18 November 2006


Born

25 December 1902 / 7 January 1903 in Moscow. Died 7 September 1986 in Moscow.

Works

Duet for two violins No. 1 (1931)

Duet for two violins No. 2 (1933)

"The Golden Girl", opera after D. Bokombaev (1937)

Revised in 1972.
"Not Dead, but Alive", opera after Y. Tursubekov (1938)

"Ai-Churek", opera in four acts after an episode of the "Manas Epos" (1938-1939)

Composed with V. Fere and A. Maldybayev.
Libretto: D. Tursubekov, D. Bokonbaev and K. Malikov.
First performance in 1939 in Frunse.

LP Melodiya D 07269-74: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Khirgiz State Theatre Opera & Ballet, DZhumakhmatov (conductor)

"Anar", ballet (1940)
Revised in 1951.
"To the Hapiness of the People", opera after V. Vinnikov (1941)

"Patriots", opera (1941)

"The Inspiration", ballet after K. Yantoshev (1943)

"Manas" opera after K. Malikov and A. Tokombaev (1944)

"A Son of the People", opera after V. Vinnikov (1947)

Five Pieces for violin and piano (194?)

1. Romance; 2. Waltz; 3. Folk Dance; 4. Nocturne; 5. Scherzo

CD Russia Revelation RV 10071: Leonid Kogan (violin), Alexander Marakov (piano) (Rec: 1949)

"The History of Hapiness", cantata after V. Vinnikov (1949)
Composed with G. Fere, A. Maldybayev and K. Leninu.
"On the Banks of Issyk-Kula", opera after K. Bayalinov and V. Vinnikov (1950)
Composed with V. Fere and A. Maldybayev.
Revised in 1952.

LP Melodiya D 2253-4: Radio Orchestra, Tselikovsky (conductor), S. Kiyzbayeva (soprano), K. Chodronov (bass)

"Toktogul" symphonic poem (1951)

String Quartet No. 1 (1953)

Suite for folkorchestra (1955)

"Spring in Ala-Too", ballet after P. Abolimov (1955)

String Quartet No. 2 (1955)

Rhapsody on Rumanian Themes for orchestra (1955)

LP Melodiya D 5262-3: Radio Orchestra, A. Gauk (conductor)
LP Melodiya D 016323-4: Radio Orchestra, A. Gauk (conductor)
"Akyn sings about Lenin" for orchestra (1957)
LP Melodiya D 016323-4: Radio Orchestra, A. Gauk (conductor)
Festive Overture for orchestra (1957)

"Tales of Tagor", symphonic dances on verses by R. Tagor (1958)

LP Melodiya D 07979-80: Radio Orchestra, Ginsburg (conductor)
"Toktogul", opera (1958)
Composed with V. Fere and A. Maldybayev.

LP Melodiya D 4610-1: (Fragments) Chorus and Orchestra of the Khirgiz State Theatre Opera & Ballet, Dzhumakhmatov (conductor)

"The Witch", opera after Tsechov (1958)

"Memories of Albany for orchestra (1960)

"Five Millions Francs", operetta after I. Ilf and J. Petrov (1962)

Libretto: G. Fere.
String Quartet No. 3 "Preludes" (1965)
LP Melodiya D 09269-70: Borodin Quartet
"The Hour Before Morning-Twilight", opera (1966)

"Internationale", cantata (1968)

"The Creation of Eva", ballet (1968)

"Prince and Cobbler", ballet (1970)

"Asyel", ballet in three acts after Aktamatov

Libretto: B. Shalinlov and N. Sharitononov.
First performance in 1967 in Moscow.

LP Melodiya D 020571-2: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Zuraitis (conductor)
LP Melodiya C 01541-2: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Zuraitis (conductor)

Ballade for cello solo
LP Melodiya 027975-6: V. Yagling (cello)
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major
LP Melodiya D 026955-6: Radio Orchestra, G. Rozhdestvensky (conductor), M. Rostropovich (cello)
LP Melodiya C 04645-6: Radio Orchestra, G. Rozhdestvensky (conductor), M. Rostropovich (cello)
CD Brilliant Classics 92771 (10 CD-set): USSR State Radio & TV SO, G. Rozhdestvensky (cond), M. Rostropovich (cello)
Cello Concerto No. 2

"Frunse", opera

Improvisation for cello solo

LP Melodiya D 010325-8: V. Feigin (cello)
Pieces on Slovak Themes
LP Melodiya D 5262-3: Radio Orchestra, A. Gauk (conductor)
And furthermore:
Melody for cello and piano
CD Brilliant Classics 93096 (7 CD-set): Daniel Shafran (cello), Anton Ginzburg (piano)
Music to Films
Music to Plays
Operas
Operette
Pieces for solo-instrument and piano
Songs


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