Piano Masters: Classical Music (10CD) | Documents 223012

Piano Masters: Classical Music (10CD)

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Label: Documents

Cat No: 223012

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Contents

Artists

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Artur Schnabel (piano)
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
Emil Gilels (piano)
Walter Gieseking (piano)
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Dimitri Tziganoff (violin)
Vadim Borisovski (viola)
Sergei Shirinski (cello)
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
London Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dresdner Philharmonie
Radio Orchestra Berlin
London Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Alceo Galliera
Malcolm Sargent
Thomas Beecham
Paul van Kempen
Hans Rosbaum
Albert Coates

Works

Bach, Johann Sebastian

Italian Concerto, BWV971
Partita no.1 in B flat major, BWV825

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Piano Concerto no.3 in C minor, op.37
Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, op.58
Piano Sonata no.21 in C major, op.53 'Waldstein'
Piano Sonata no.24 in F sharp major, op.78 'A Therese'

Brahms, Johannes

Piano Quartet no.1 in G minor, op.25
Piano Sonata no.3 in F minor, op.5

Chopin, Frederic

Ballades (4)
» no.1 in G minor, op.23
Berceuse in D flat major, op.57
Etudes (12), op.10
Etudes (12), op.25
Piano Sonata no.3 in B minor, op.58
Scherzi (4)

Grieg, Edvard

Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16

Liszt, Franz

Piano Concerto no.1 in E flat major, S124

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Piano Concerto no.20 in D minor, K466
Piano Concerto no.21 in C major, K467 'Elvira Madigan'

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Piano Concerto no.3 in D minor, op.30

Scarlatti, Domenico

Keyboard Sonata in B minor, K27
Keyboard Sonata in C minor, K11
Keyboard Sonata in D major, K96
Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K9

Schubert, Franz

Impromptus (4), op.90 D899

Schumann, Robert

Arabeske in C major, op.18
Carnaval, op.9
Piano Sonata no.1 in F sharp minor, op.11

Artists

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Artur Schnabel (piano)
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
Emil Gilels (piano)
Walter Gieseking (piano)
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Dimitri Tziganoff (violin)
Vadim Borisovski (viola)
Sergei Shirinski (cello)
Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
London Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Dresdner Philharmonie
Radio Orchestra Berlin
London Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Alceo Galliera
Malcolm Sargent
Thomas Beecham
Paul van Kempen
Hans Rosbaum
Albert Coates

About

Contents:
CD 1: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

Edvard Grieg
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in A minor, op.16
I. Allegro molto moderato
II. Adagio
III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano), Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano / Alceo Galliera
Recorded in 1942

Johann Sebastian Bach
- Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Recorded in 1943

Domenico Scarlatti
- Sonata in D minor, K 9
- Sonata in C minor, K 11

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Recorded in 1942

- Sonata in B minor, K 27
- Sonata in D major, K 96

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Recorded in 1943
 
CD 2: Artur Schnabel

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Piano Concerto No.21 in C major, KV 467
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante
III. Allegro vivace assai
Artur Schnabel (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Malcolm Sargent
Recorded in 1937

Franz Schubert
- Impromptus, D 899
No. 1 in C minor
No. 2 in E flat major
No. 3 in G flat major
No. 4 in A flat major
Artur Schnabel (piano)
Recorded in 1950

CD 3: Arthur Rubinstein
Ludwig van Beethoven
- Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante con moto
III. Rondo: Vivace
Arthur Rubinstein (piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Beecham
Recorded in 1947

Frédéric Chopin
- Scherzo No.1 in B minor, op.20
- Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, op.31
- Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, op.39
- Scherzo No.4 in E major, op.54
- Berceuse in D flat major, op.57

Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Recorded in 1932

CD 4: Wilhelm Backhaus
Frédéric Chopin
- Etudes (12), op.10
- Etudes (12), op.25

Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
Recorded in 1927

CD 5: Emil Gilels
Robert Schumann
- Piano Sonata No.1 in F sharp minor, op.11
I. Introduzione: Un poco adagio. Allegro vivace
II. Aria
III. Scherzo e Intermezzo: Allegrissimo
IV. Finale
Emil Gilels (piano)
Recorded in 1948

Felix Mendelssohn
- Romance in A flat major, op.36 No.6
Emil Gilels (piano)
Recorded in 1947

Frédéric Chopin
- Ballade No.1 in G minor, op.23
Emil Gilels (piano)
Recorded in 1939

Johannes Brahms
- Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, op.25
I. Allegro
II. Allegro ma non troppo
III. Andante conmoto
IV. Rondo alla zingarese: Presto
Emil Gilels (piano), Dimitri Tziganoff (violin), Vadim Borisovski (viola), Sergei Shirinski (cello)
Recorded in 1948

CD 6: Walter Gieseking
Ludwig van Beethoven
- Piano Sonata No.21 in C major, op.53 Waldstein
I. Allegro con brio
II. Introduzione. Adagio molto
III. Rondo: Allegretto moderato. Prestissimo
Walter Gieseking (piano)
Recorded in 1938

Johannes Brahms
- Piano Sonata No.3 in F minor, op.5
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante espressivo
III. Scherzo: Allegro energico
IV. Intermezzo: Andante molto
V. Allegro molto ma rubato
Walter Gieseking (piano)
Recorded in 1948

CD 7: Wilhelm Kempff
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, KV 466
I. Allegro
II. Romanze
III. Rondo: Allegro assai
Wilhelm Kempff (piano), Dresdner Philharmonie / Paul van Kempen
Recorded in 1941

Ludwig van Beethoven
- Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37
I. Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Rondo: Allegro
Wilhelm Kempff (piano), Dresdner Philharmonie / Paul van Kempen
Recorded in 1942

Ludwig van Beethoven
- Piano Sonata No.24 in F sharp major, op.78
I. Adagio cantabile. Allegro ma non troppo
II. Allegro vivace
Wilhelm Kempff (piano)
Recorded in 1932

CD 8: Claudio Arrau
Franz Liszt
- Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat major
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Quasi adagio. Allegretto vivace. Allegro animato
III. Allegro marziale. Presto
Claudio Arrau (piano), Radio Orchestra Berlin / Hans Rosbaum
Recorded in 1942

Robert Schumann
- Arabesque, op.18
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Recorded in 1947
 
Robert Schumann
- Carnaval, op.9
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Recorded in 1947

CD 9: Dinu Lipatti
Domenico Scarlatti
- Sonata in E major
- Sonata in D minor

Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Recorded in 1947
 
Johann Sebastian Bach
- Partita No.1 in B flat major, BWV 825
Prelude. Allemande. Courande. Sarabande. Menuett I. Menuett II
Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Recorded in 1947

Frédéric Chopin
- Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, op.58
I. Allegro maestoso
II. Scherzo: Molto vivace
III. Largo
IV. Finale: Presto ma non tanto
Dinu Lipatti (piano)
Recorded in 1947

CD 10: Vladimir Horowitz
Sergei Rachmaninov
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No.3 in D minor, op.30
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Intermezzo: Adagio
III. Finale: Alla breve
Vladimir Horowitz (piano), London Symphony Orchestra / Albert Coates
Recorded in 1930

Joseph Haydn
- Sonata for Piano in E major, Hob XVI
Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Recorded between 1930 and 1932

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