Leonid Kogan

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One of the 20th century's greatest violinists, Kogan was less widely known than his contemporary Oistrakh, but no less a first-tier artist.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Artist Profile: Leonid Kogan
1993 Artist Profile: Leonid Kogan EMI Music Distribution
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Giants of the Violin
1996 Giants of the Violin Supraphon
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Music for violin, Guitar and Piano
1996 Music for violin, Guitar and Piano Russian Revelation
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Khachaturian: Concerto for violin / Concerto - Rhapsody for violin & Orchestra
1996 Khachaturian: Concerto for violin / Concerto - Rhapsody for violin & Orchestra Russian Revelation
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Brahms: Trio in Ef Op40; Hummel: Sérénade No2
1996 Brahms: Trio in Ef Op40; Hummel: Sérénade No2 Russian Revelation
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Leonid Kogan in Concert
1996 Leonid Kogan in Concert One-Eleven
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The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.14
1996 The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.14 Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Performs Beethoven, Vieuxtemps, Wienawski
1996 Leonid Kogan Performs Beethoven, Vieuxtemps, Wienawski Russian Revelation
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Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2; Violin Concerto No. 1
1997 Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2; Violin Concerto No. 1 Russian Revelation
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Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No1, Op77; Festive Overture Op96
1997 Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No1, Op77; Festive Overture Op96 Russian Revelation
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Beethoven: Violin Sonatas
1997 Beethoven: Violin Sonatas Russian Revelation
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Russian Music for Violin & Piano
1998 Russian Music for Violin & Piano Russian Revelation
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Barsukov, Barber, Bunin: Violin Concertos
1998 Barsukov, Barber, Bunin: Violin Concertos Russian Revelation
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Khachaturian: Concerto for violin in Dm; Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78
2000 Khachaturian: Concerto for violin in Dm; Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky, Op. 78 RCA
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Queen Elisabeth Music Competition Vol. 1
2001 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition Vol. 1 Cypres Records
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Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Violin Concerto
2001 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Violin Concerto EMI Music Distribution
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Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1; Lalo: Symphonie espagnole
2002 Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1; Lalo: Symphonie espagnole Testament
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Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
2002 Beethoven: Violin Concerto; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 Testament
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Leonid Kogan plays Sonatas by Ysaÿe, Leclair, Telemann, Locatelli
2002 Leonid Kogan plays Sonatas by Ysaÿe, Leclair, Telemann, Locatelli Testament
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Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
2002 Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto Testament
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Beethoven: Sonatas for Violin & Piano
2004 Beethoven: Sonatas for Violin & Piano Doremi Records
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Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 6; Variations & Pieces
2005 Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 6; Variations & Pieces
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Leonid Kogan plays Beethoven, Brahms, Frank, Ravel
2005 Leonid Kogan plays Beethoven, Brahms, Frank, Ravel Orfeo
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Brahms: The Complete Violin Sonatas
2006 Brahms: The Complete Violin Sonatas Archipel
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Leonid Kogan plays Bach and Prokofiev
2006 Leonid Kogan plays Bach and Prokofiev Orion Master Recordings
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Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms: Trios
2008 Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms: Trios Urania
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Piano Trios by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Others
2008 Piano Trios by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Others Doremi Records
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Beethoven: String Trios
2011 Beethoven: String Trios Supraphon
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Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2
2011 Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 The Entertainment Group
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Rostropovich
2011 Rostropovich Entertainment Group
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Leonid Kogan, Khachaturian, Vol. 1
2012 Leonid Kogan, Khachaturian, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Shostakovich Performs Shostakovich, Vol. 1
2012 Shostakovich Performs Shostakovich, Vol. 1 The Entertainment Group
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Rachmaninov, Kogan, Khrennikov, Vol. 1
2012 Rachmaninov, Kogan, Khrennikov, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Schumann, Schubert, Kogan, Franck, Vol. 1
2012 Schumann, Schubert, Kogan, Franck, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Kogan plays Tchaikovsky, Vol. 1
2012 Kogan plays Tchaikovsky, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Kogan Plays Shostakovich, Denisov & Saint-Saëns, Vol. 1
2012 Kogan Plays Shostakovich, Denisov & Saint-Saëns, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Kogan Plays Khachaturian & Szymanowski, Vol. 1
2012 Kogan Plays Khachaturian & Szymanowski, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Beethoven, Kogan, Kreisler, Vol. 1
2012 Beethoven, Kogan, Kreisler, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Debussy, Kogan, Vieuxtemps, Sarasate
2012 Debussy, Kogan, Vieuxtemps, Sarasate Entertainment Group
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Kogan Plays Chausson, de Sarasate, Wieniawski & Barber
2012 Kogan Plays Chausson, de Sarasate, Wieniawski & Barber Entertainment Group
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Kogan Plays Mozart, Bach & Paganini, Vol. 1
2012 Kogan Plays Mozart, Bach & Paganini, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Mozart, Barshai, Richter, Kogan, Yudina,  Vol. 1
2012 Mozart, Barshai, Richter, Kogan, Yudina, Vol. 1 The Entertainment Group
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Brahms, Khachaturian: Violin Concertos
2012 Brahms, Khachaturian: Violin Concertos Guild
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Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 34
2012 Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 34 Entertainment Group
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Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 35
2012 Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 35 Entertainment Group
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Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 8
2012 Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 8 Entertainment Group
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Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 23
2012 Classical Collection Master Series, Vol. 23 Entertainment Group
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Classical Treasures Composer Series: Samuel Barber, Vol. 1
2013 Classical Treasures Composer Series: Samuel Barber, Vol. 1 Entertainment Group
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Telemann: Violin Duos [Limited Edition]
2014 Telemann: Violin Duos [Limited Edition] Melodiya
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Bach, Berg: Violin Concertos
2014 Bach, Berg: Violin Concertos Melodiya
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Leonid Kogan plays Russian Music
2017 Leonid Kogan plays Russian Music Praga / Praga Digitals
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Leonid Kogan: RTF Recordings in 1959 & 1966
2017 Leonid Kogan: RTF Recordings in 1959 & 1966 Belle Ame
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Leonid Kogan: Bordeaux Festival 1964 & Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1
2017 Leonid Kogan: Bordeaux Festival 1964 & Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1 Belle Ame
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The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.9
The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.9 Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol. XV
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol. XV Arlecchino
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The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.3
The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.3 Arlecchino
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Rachmaninov: Sonata for cello in Gm; Bach: Sonata for violin No1
Rachmaninov: Sonata for cello in Gm; Bach: Sonata for violin No1 Multisonic
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Beethoven: Trios Nos. 6 & 8
Beethoven: Trios Nos. 6 & 8 Monitor
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume XIII
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume XIII Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan, Vol.16
Leonid Kogan, Vol.16 Arlecchino
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The Italian and Spanish Music
The Italian and Spanish Music Melodiya
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J.S. Bach: Double Violin Concerto in D minor; Sarabande from Partita No. 1; Violin Concerto in E major
J.S. Bach: Double Violin Concerto in D minor; Sarabande from Partita No. 1; Violin Concerto in E major Warner Classics
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Brahms: Violin Concerto
Brahms: Violin Concerto Melodiya
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Encores by Kogan
Encores by Kogan RCA Red Seal
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Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in G major Op. 78; Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in G major Op. 78; Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100 Warner Classics
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Berg, Shostakovich: Violin Concertos
Berg, Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Arlecchino
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Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Op. 61; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35
Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Op. 61; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35 IDIS
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume 10
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume 10 Arlecchino
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Aram Khachaturian: Anniversary Edition
Aram Khachaturian: Anniversary Edition Melodiya
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume 7, A French Chamber Music Program
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume 7, A French Chamber Music Program Arlecchino
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Khachaturian: Gayane; Spartacus
Khachaturian: Gayane; Spartacus Prelude
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Leonid Kogan Legacy: Orchestral Encores
Leonid Kogan Legacy: Orchestral Encores Arlecchino
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Kogan: Encores
Kogan: Encores Arlecchino
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Mozart: Sonata No.12/Beethoven: Sonata Nos.1 & 3
Mozart: Sonata No.12/Beethoven: Sonata Nos.1 & 3 Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 1
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 1 Brilliant
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Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Locatelli: Sonata in F minor; Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto; Locatelli: Sonata in F minor; Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor Warner Classics
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 10
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 10 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol. VI
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol. VI Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 2
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 2 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.17
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.17 Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 3
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 3 Brilliant
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The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.8
The Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.8 Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 4
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 4 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.XII
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol.XII Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 5
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 5 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume 11
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume 11 Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 6
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 6 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume IV
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume IV Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 7
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 7 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume XX
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Volume XX Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 8
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 8 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan Violin Collection
Leonid Kogan Violin Collection Melodiya
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Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 9
Leonid Kogan Edition Vol. 9 Brilliant
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Leonid Kogan, Vol.19: Virtuosity Gems
Leonid Kogan, Vol.19: Virtuosity Gems Arlecchino
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Leonid Kogan Legacy Vol. XXXI
Leonid Kogan Legacy Vol. XXXI Arlecchino
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Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1; Cantabile in D major
Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1; Cantabile in D major Warner Classics
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Leonid Kogan Legacy Vol.18
Leonid Kogan Legacy Vol.18 Arlecchino
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Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Works
Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Works Alto / Musical Concepts
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Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol. V
Leonid Kogan Legacy, Vol. V Arlecchino
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Violin Duos
Violin Duos Melodiya
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The Art of Leonid Kogan
The Art of Leonid Kogan Warner Classics
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