Kapustin’s piano etudes, in particular, are a considerable contribution to standard etude repertoire that remains understudied. Kapustin’s etudes are innovative. Sheet Music – £ – Kapustin was trained in the great Russian piano tradition and his style is a fascinating and distinctive blend of classical and jazz styles. Abstract (summary): Nicholai Kapustin (), a Ukrainian composer whose music amalgamates the Western classical tradition with jazz.

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Don’t show me this message again. Sonatina for piano Op. Holy Cow for piano solo Op. Concerto for cello and orchestra Op. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. June Total duration: Three Pieces for orchestra Op. Paraphrase on the theme of Paul Dvoirin for piano Op.

Concerto for piano and orchestra No. Hyperion offers both CDs, and downloads in a number of formats. Capriccio for piano Op. Piece for trumpet and orchestra Op. Suite In the Old Style for piano Op. Allegro for piano trio Op. Capriccio for piano 4 hands Op. Recommended Citation Wang, R.

Variations on “Sweet Georgia Brown” for viola, alto-saxophone, piano and bass Op. Etydes for piano Op.


Eight Concert Etudes, OP. All in all, one of the most enjoyable piano discs I have heard in ages. The compositions of Nikolai Kapustin born are almost all for pianoeither solo or accompanied.

Nikolaj Girshevich Kapustin – Concert Etudes (8) Op. 40 Piano

Elegy for orchestra Op. No 1 Allegro assai tears out from the starting gate with a twelve-bar introduction that quickly transports us to the crowded streets of Rio de Janeiro at the height of Carnival season. Day-Break “Sunrise” for orchestra Op. Sinfonietta for orchestra Op. This analysis is a limited, and by no means kapistin survey of Kapustin’s etudes for piano.

Four Pieces for instrumental eudes Op. Concert for violin, piano and string orchestra Op. Theme and Variations for piano Op.

List of compositions by Nikolai Kapustin

Sonata for viola and piano Op. A Little Duo for flute and cello Op.

March for orchestra Op. The two sets of etudes included in this study are Kapustin’s Eight Concert Etudes, op. Ten Inventions for piano Op. Hopefully, as the reputation of his etudes etudse, these newfound treasures will only help encourage and expedite the publishing of more of Kapustin’s works, introducing more people to studes music and establishing him more as a mainstream composer.


Fantasia for piano Op. Variations for piano Op. Piece for two pianos and orchestra Op. His compositional brilliance is a profound addition to piano literature and deserves to be fully recognized and preserved for the future. Etude Courte mais Transcendente pour Piano Op. Piece for sextet Op. Compositions by Nikolai Kapustin Lists of compositions by composer. Suite for cello solo Op. Twenty-four Preludes and Fugues for piano Op. Burlesque for cello and piano Op.

The purpose of this study is to facilitate further understanding of Kapustin’s works and his mature writing style, and to discuss how these etudes contribute to the existing piano etude repertoire, thus promoting their future accessibility and performance. With the positive reception of Kapustin’s music of late, public awareness of his eclectic and original compositional style—the musical marriage of classical formal structures and jazz-based melodic and rhythmic idioms within the Russian pianistic tradition—has greatly increased.

Ten Bagatelles for piano Op.