History of the Russian Piano Trio 3NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908): Piano Trio in C Minor (compl. Maximilian Steinberg [1883-1946]), ALEXANDER BORODIN (1833-1887): Piano Trio in D, CÉSAR CUI (1835-1918): À Argenteau, Op. 40/2 (Farniente in D - first recording of version for piano trio).
Catalogue Number: 04W031
Description: Rimsky’s unfinished trio in C minor was completed by his son-in-law Maximilian Steinberg to reveal a substantial work of considerable depth. Cui’s charming and lyrical Farniente is an arrangement from a piano original, while Borodin’s trio in D major is reminiscent of Mendelssohn in its joyous agility and nostalgic beauty. The Brahms Trio.