The Great Russian Piano Tradition

Produced by WQXR. This show is no longer airing.

  • Gems from Russia's Lesser-Known Composers

    On this final episode of his series The Great Russian Piano Tradition, David Dubal explores lesser-known composers of the last century and their undiscovered gems for the instrument. Jun 26, 2014

    Gems from Russia's Lesser-Known Composers
  • The Mighty Five

    The creative imagination of five key Russian composers, known as the Mighty Five, sought to create a distinctly Russian form of music. Jun 12, 2014

    The Mighty Five
  • Alexander Scriabin's Grand Visions

    Long before John Lennon got himself into hot water by declaring the Beatles to be more popular than Jesus, Alexander Scriabin boasted to his friends that he was the Messiah. May 15, 2014

    Alexander Scriabin's Grand Visions
  • The Early Years of Rachmaninoff

    Host David Dubal focuses on Rachmaninoff’s very strict musical education, his struggle with writer’s block and the compositions that poured out of him during his youth. Apr 24, 2014

    The Early Years of Rachmaninoff