My reading & listening lists

These are the books both in Russian and in English that I have read in my life and would recommend to read to other people:

  1. Игорь Можейко, “Награды”
  2. Князь Феликс Юсупов. Мемуары
  3. David Hempleman-Adams, Walking on thin ice
  4. Вольфганг Бюшер, Берлин – Москва. Пешее путешествие.
  5. Николай Гоголь, Выбранные места из переписки с друзьями.
  6. Guillaume Apollinaire, Le pont Mirabeau – Гийом Аполлинер, Mост Мирабо, перевод П. Антокольского

While getting acquainted with some famous personalities of Russia (Soviet Union) I find some nice pieces of recordings in the Internet. Here are the links to some Internet pages (if they are still available):

  1. Leonid Kogan, violinist
  2. Mstislav Rostropovich, cellist
  3. Piano Concerto No. 2 written and performed by Sergei Rachmaninoff
  4. Liturgy of St John Chrysostom Op.31 written by Sergei Rachmaninoff

  5. Symphony №1 by Vasily Kalinnikov

  6. Feodor Chaliapin – Death of Don Quixote part 1 (Massenet)

  7. Mark Reizen – Song of the Viking Guest from Sadko

  8. Mark Reizen on his 90th birthday sings Gremin
  9. Finale music to the movie “That very Munchausen” by Alexei Rybnikov

  10. Russian folklore musical instrument orchestra named after Nekrasov
  11. Folklore singer Ludmila Zykina