Arthur Rubinstein: Milestones of the Pianist of the Century | Documents 600284

Arthur Rubinstein: Milestones of the Pianist of the Century

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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600284

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Release Date: 6th November 2015

Contents

Artists

Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Henryk Szeryng (violin)
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
Gregor Piatigorsky (cello)
Symphony of the Air
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Alfred Wallenstein
Fritz Reiner
Josef Krips
Witold Rowicki

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Piano Concerto no.1 in C major, op.15
Piano Concerto no.4 in G major, op.58
Violin Sonata no.5 in F major, op.24 'Spring'
Violin Sonata no.9 in A major, op.47 'Kreutzer'

Brahms, Johannes

Piano Concerto no.2 in B flat major, op.83

Chopin, Frederic

Andante spianato and Grand Polonaise, op.22
Piano Concerto no.2 in F minor, op.21
Piano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor, op.35 'Funeral March'
Piano Sonata no.3 in B minor, op.58

Grieg, Edvard

Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16

Liszt, Franz

Consolations (6), S172
» no.3 in D flat major
Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, S173
» no.7 Funerailles
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19), S244
» no.10 in E major (Preludio)
» no.12 in C sharp minor
Liebestraume (3), S541
» no.3 Nocturne in A flat major
Mephisto Waltz
Valse Impromptu, S213

Mendelssohn, Felix

Piano Trio in D minor, op.49

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Piano Concerto no.17 in G major, K453
Piano Concerto no.24 in C minor, K491

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Piano Concerto no.2 in C minor, op.18

Ravel, Maurice

Le Tombeau de Couperin
» III Forlane
Piano Trio in A minor

Schumann, Robert

Arabeske in C major, op.18
Carnaval, op.9
Etudes symphoniques, op.13
Fantasiestucke (8), op.12

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Piano Concerto no.1 in B flat minor, op.23

Artists

Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Henryk Szeryng (violin)
Jascha Heifetz (violin)
Gregor Piatigorsky (cello)
Symphony of the Air
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra

Conductors

Alfred Wallenstein
Fritz Reiner
Josef Krips
Witold Rowicki

About

A 10 CD set containing 12 classic vinyl LPs from legendary Polish pianist Arthur Rubinstein. They are benchmark recordings of the great piano concertos by Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Grieg, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and, above all, by Chopin, whose music Rubinstein so masterly interpreted to earn a place in musical history.

He is partnered by orchestras such as Symphony of the Air, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, conductors Alfred Wallenstein, Fritz Reiner, Josef Krips, Witold Rowicki, and violinists Henryk Szeryng and Jascha Heifetz, and cellist Gregor Piatigorsky.

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