Wilhelm Backhaus: The Virtuoso | Profil PH12052

Wilhelm Backhaus: The Virtuoso


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Label: Profil

Cat No: PH12052

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 25th February 2013



Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)


Albeniz, Isaac

Iberia, Book 2
» no.3 Triana

Brahms, Johannes

Variations (11) on an Original Theme in D major, op.21 no.1
» Theme
Variations (28) on a theme of Paganini, op.35

Chopin, Frederic

Berceuse in D flat major, op.57
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, op.66
Piano Concerto no.1 in E minor, op.11
» II Romance (arr. Wilhelm Backhaus)
Waltzes (19)
» no.6 in D flat, op.64 no.1 'Minute'

Delibes, Leo

La Source (composed with Minkus)
» Waltz (arr. Dohnanyi)

Kreisler, Fritz

Liebesleid (arr. Rachmaninov)

Liszt, Franz

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Wedding March / Dance of the Fairies (after Mendelssohn), S410
Concert Etudes (2), S145
» Waldesrauschen (Forest Murmurs)
Concert Etudes (3), S144
» no.2 La leggierezza
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19), S244
» no.2 in C sharp minor
Liebestraume (3), S541
» no.3 Nocturne in A flat major

Mendelssohn, Felix

A Midsummer Night's Dream
» Scherzo (arr. Hutcheson)

Moszkowski, Moritz

Caprice espagnol, op.37

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Don Giovanni, K527
» Serenata (arr. Wilhelm Backhaus)
Piano Concerto no.26 in D major, K537 'Coronation'

Pick-Mangiagalli, Ricardo

Lunaires (2), op.33
» no.2 Danse d'Olaf

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Morceaux de fantasie, op.3
» no.2 Prelude in C sharp minor

Schubert, Franz

Marches militaires (3), op.51 D733
» no.1 in D major

Strauss, Richard

Lieder (6), op.17
» no.2 Standchen (arr. Wilhelm Backhaus)

Weber, Carl Maria von

Piano Sonata no.1 in C major, op.24 J138
» Rondo (Perpetuum Mobile)


Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)


This CD showcases Backhaus’s great virtuosity.

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