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Nikolai  Kapustin

Born: November 22nd, 1937
Country of origin: Ukraine
Kapustin was born in the town of Gorlovka in eastern Ukraine on 22nd November, 1937. At the age of 14 he moved to Moscow and began piano lessons with Avrelian Rubakh and later Alexander Goldenweiser.

Kapustin’s first attempts at composition began with a piano sonata at the age of 13. During his studies at the Moscow Conservatory Kapustin composed and premiered his first opus, a Concertino for piano and orchestra (1957). During this time he also had his own quintet and was a member of Yuri Saulsky’s Big Band. After graduating in 1961 Kapustin became a member of the Oleg Lundstrem Big Band.

From the early 1980s he focused completely on composing. Kapustin uses jazz idioms in formal classical structures.

His music is often performed by leading pianists including Marc-André Hamelin, Steven Osborne, Ludmil Angelov, Masahiro Kawakami, Nikola Petrov and Vadim Rudenko, and by cellists including Eckard Runge and Enrico Dindo.

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  1. Sonata No. 10

    Sonata No. 10

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 81
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21867 Q21273
    €13.99  *
  2. Sonata No. 16

    Sonata No. 16

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 131
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21872 Q21275
    €14.99  *
  3. Sonata No. 17

    Sonata No. 17

    for Piano
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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 134
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21873 Q21279
    €14.99  *
  4. Sonata No. 18

    Sonata No. 18

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 135
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21874 Q21280
    €14.99  *
  5. Introduction and Scherzino

    Introduction and Scherzino

    für Violoncello solo
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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 93
    Instrumentation : cello
    Order No. : ED 22235 Q21484
    €9.99  *
  6. Dialogue

    Dialogue

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 148
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 22270 Q21834
    €10.99  *
  7. Sonata No. 3

    Sonata No. 3

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 55
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21865 Q21271
    €14.99  *
  8. Nobody is perfect

    Nobody is perfect

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 151
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 22272 Q21836
    €10.99  *
  9. Sonata No. 20

    Sonata No. 20

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 144
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21876 Q21282
    €14.99  *
  10. Allegro

    Allegro

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    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 155
    Instrumentation : piano, violin and cello
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 22306 Q41662
    €18.99  *

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Kapustin was born in the town of Gorlovka in eastern Ukraine on 22nd November, 1937. At the age of 14 he moved to Moscow and began piano lessons with Avrelian Rubakh and later Alexander Goldenweiser.

Kapustin’s first attempts at composition began with a piano sonata at the age of 13. During his studies at the Moscow Conservatory Kapustin composed and premiered his first opus, a Concertino for piano and orchestra (1957). During this time he also had his own quintet and was a member of Yuri Saulsky’s Big Band. After graduating in 1961 Kapustin became a member of the Oleg Lundstrem Big Band.

From the early 1980s he focused completely on composing. Kapustin uses jazz idioms in formal classical structures.

His music is often performed by leading pianists including Marc-André Hamelin, Steven Osborne, Ludmil Angelov, Masahiro Kawakami, Nikola Petrov and Vadim Rudenko, and by cellists including Eckard Runge and Enrico Dindo.
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  1. Sonata No. 10

    Sonata No. 10

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 81
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21867 Q21273
    €13.99  *
  2. Sonata No. 16

    Sonata No. 16

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 131
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21872 Q21275
    €14.99  *
  3. Sonata No. 17

    Sonata No. 17

    for Piano
    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 134
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21873 Q21279
    €14.99  *
  4. Sonata No. 18

    Sonata No. 18

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 135
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21874 Q21280
    €14.99  *
  5. Introduction and Scherzino

    Introduction and Scherzino

    für Violoncello solo
    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 93
    Instrumentation : cello
    Order No. : ED 22235 Q21484
    €9.99  *
  6. Dialogue

    Dialogue

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 148
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 22270 Q21834
    €10.99  *
  7. Sonata No. 3

    Sonata No. 3

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 55
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21865 Q21271
    €14.99  *
  8. Nobody is perfect

    Nobody is perfect

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 151
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 22272 Q21836
    €10.99  *
  9. Sonata No. 20

    Sonata No. 20

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 144
    Instrumentation : piano
    Order No. : ED 21876 Q21282
    €14.99  *
  10. Allegro

    Allegro

    Download Edition
    Composer : Kapustin, Nikolai
    op. 155
    Instrumentation : piano, violin and cello
    Edition : score and parts
    Order No. : ED 22306 Q41662
    €18.99  *

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