Anton Grigoryevich Rubinstein (Russian: Антон Григорьевич Рубинштейн, tr. Anton Grigor'evič Rubinštejn; 28 November [O.S. 16 November] 1829 – November 20 [O.S. November 8] 1894) was a Russian pianist, composer and conductor who became a pivotal figure in Russian culture when he founded the Saint Petersburg Conservatory. He was the elder brother of Nikolai Rubinstein who founded the Moscow Conservatory.
As a pianist, Rubinstein ranks among the great 19th-century keyboard virtuosos. He became most famous for his series of historical recitals—seven enormous, consecutive concerts covering the history of piano music. Rubinstein played this series throughout Russia and Eastern Europe and in the United States when he toured there.
Although best remembered as a pianist and educator (most notably in the latter as the composition teacher of Tchaikovsky), Rubinstein was also a prolific composer throughout much of his life. He wrote 20 operas, the best known of which is The Demon. He composed many other works, including five piano concertos, six symphonies and many solo piano works along with a substantial output of works for chamber ensemble.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 28th, 1829 (Ofatinți), Died November 20th, 1894 (Petergof)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger
Recordings (Results 101-125 of 218 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||CS-102830||12-in.||6/29/1936||Kamennoi-ostrow||Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||CS-102831||12-in.||6/29/1936||Kamennoi-ostrow||Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||CVE-[Unnumbered 1926-03-01-06]||12-in.||3/1/1926||Kamennoi-ostrow||Charles O’Connell||Pipe organ solo||composer|
|Victor||[Unnumbered 1929-10-04-01]||Not documented||10/4/1929||Romance||Léon Thérémin||Theremin solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BS-03992||10-in.||1/19/1937||Melody in F||Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-041900||10-in.||8/21/1939||Oriental dance||Victor Continental Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BS-073731||10-in.||3/20/1942||If you are but a dream||Enric Madriguera Orchestra ; Patricia Gilmore||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-02-26-15]||Not documented||2/26/1917||Der asra||Abraham Sukoenig||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1921-08-24-01]||10-in.||8/24/1921||Melody in F||Horace Davis ; Sam Moore||Octo-chorda and harp-guitar duet||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1926-04-30-01]||10-in.||4/30/1926||Volga boat song : Intro||Armand De Cesare||Male vocal solo, with ukulele||composer|
|Columbia||246||7-in.||ca. 1901-Sept. 1902||Trot de cavallerie||Columbia Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||246||10-in.||ca. 1901-Sept. 1902||Trot de cavallerie||Columbia Band||Band||composer|
|Columbia||1002||7-in.||ca. 1902-Oct. 1905||Asra||A. V. Aleksandrov||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1002||10-in.||ca. 1902||Asra||A. V. Aleksandrov||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1428||7-in.||ca. 1903-Oct. 1905||Ya tot kotoromu vnemala||A. V. Aleksandrov||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1428||10-in.||ca. 1903-1908||Ya tot kotoromu vnemala||A. V. Aleksandrov||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1450||7-in.||ca. 1903-Oct. 1905||Nie platsch detza||A. V. Aleksandrov||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||1450||10-in.||ca. 1903-1908||Nie platsch detza||A. V. Aleksandrov||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||3802||10-in.||ca. Jan.-May 1908||Wanderer's night song||Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||4889||10-in.||ca. 8/30/1910-9/2/1910||Melody in F||J. J. McClellan||Organ solo, unaccompanied||composer|
|Columbia||19453||10-in.||7/11/1911||Melody in F||Charles Schuetze||Harp solo||composer|
|Columbia||19676||10-in.||11/28/1911||The wanderer's night song||Frank Croxton ; Reed Miller||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||38386||10-in.||11/1/1912||Hochzeitszug||Russian Symphony Orchestra||Orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||38465||10-in.||12/2/1912||Fantasy on Pilgrims' chorus from Tannhäuser and Finale to Rubenstein's E flat concerto||Mike Bernard||Piano solo||composer|
|Columbia||38474||10-in.||12/4/1912||Fantasy on Mendelssohn's Spring song and Rubinstein's Melody in F||Mike Bernard||Piano solo||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rubinstein, Anton," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102948.
Rubinstein, Anton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102948.
"Rubinstein, Anton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.
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