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Messerer about Richter

Boris Messerer: despite age, its vital force was so great that
  Messerer about Richter

Boris Messerer: despite age, its vital force was so great that it seemed - he will live and live
- Smert Svjatoslava Richter for me a crushing blow. The great pianist, the musician and the person. The width of its sights was immense, as well as knowledge of musical repertoire and understanding of music which he has inherited from the teacher and the colleague - Henry Nejgauza.
We were well familiar... To me has had the luck to work with Svjatoslavom Teofilovichem. I made out its musicales in the Museum of the fine arts of a name of Pushkin. Richter as the director, remarkably felt musical theatre. It proves once again its amazing endowments. The evening devoted to composers - to romanticists, he thought as improvizovannuju of game which was treated by it as refined playing music. As he also dreamt, that evening Svjatoslav Teofilovich played to a hall in which musicians have not been separated from spectators by a certain barrier - a scene. This type of the easy, graceful and refined playing music was Richter`s remarkable idea in which music becomes a part of the life of each of spectators.
dialogue with Svjatoslavom Richter - the brightest in my life impression of a meeting with high art...