Premier Pianists Vol.2 (DVD) | VAI DVDVAI4597

Premier Pianists Vol.2 (DVD)

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Label: VAI

Cat No: DVDVAI4597

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Instrumental

Release Date: 13th April 2017

Contents

Artists

Martha Argerich (piano)
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Robert Casadesus (piano)
Van Cliburn (piano)
Emil Gilels (piano)
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Murray Perahia (piano)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Rosalyn Tureck (piano)

Works

Beethoven, Ludwig van

Piano Sonata no.3 in C major, op.2 no.3
» I Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata no.32 in C minor, op.111
» I Maestoso - Allegro con brio

Brahms, Johannes

Fantasias (7), op.116
» no.5 Intermezzo in E minor

Chopin, Frederic

Piano Sonata no.3 in B minor, op.58
» IV Finale
Polonaise no.6 in A flat major, op.53 'Heroic'

Falla, Manuel de

El amor brujo (version for piano)
» Ritual Fire Dance

Liszt, Franz

Harmonies poetiques et religieuses, S173
» no.7 Funerailles

Mendelssohn, Felix

Songs without Words (Lieder ohne Worte): Book 1, op.19b
» no.1 in E major 'Sweet Remembrance'

Rachmaninov, Sergei

Preludes (10), op.23
» no.6 in E flat major

Schubert, Franz

Impromptus (4), op.90 D899
» no.4 in A flat major
Moments musicaux, op.94 D780
» no.3 in F minor

Schumann, Robert

Arabeske in C major, op.18

Artists

Martha Argerich (piano)
Claudio Arrau (piano)
Robert Casadesus (piano)
Van Cliburn (piano)
Emil Gilels (piano)
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano)
Murray Perahia (piano)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)
Arthur Rubinstein (piano)
Rosalyn Tureck (piano)

About

The second volume of this retrospective of the most celebrated pianists of the twentieth century includes de Falla’s “Ritual Fire Dance” (Alicia de Larrocha), the first movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No.32 (Claudio Arrau), Rachmaninov’s Prelude in E flat major (Van Cliburn), and much more.

B&W/colour, mono/stereo, 75 minutes

Full programme:

Arthur Rubinstein
1. Chopin - Polonaise in A flat major, op.53 “Heroic” (6:43)

Alicia de Larrocha
2. de Falla - “Ritual Fire Dance” from El amor brujo (3:48)

Emil Gilels
3. Schumann - Arabesque, op.18 (7:00)

Rosalyn Tureck
4. Mendelssohn - Songs Without Words: “Sweet Remembrances”, op.19 no.1 (4:11)
5. Schubert - Moments musicaux, op.94 no.3 in F minor (1:56)

Murray Perahia
6. Schubert - Impromptu in A flat major, op.90 no.4 (6:50)

Robert Casadesus
7. Chopin - Piano Sonata No.3 in B Minor, op.58: IV Finale. Presto non tanto (5:15)

Sviatoslav Richter
8. Brahms - Intermezzo in E minor, op.116 no.5 (3:36)

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
9. Beethoven - Piano Sonata No.3 in C major, op.2 no.3: I Allegro con brio (11:12)

Claudio Arrau
10. Beethoven - Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor, op.111
I Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato (9:00)

Van Cliburn
11. Rachmaninov - Prelude in E flat major, op.23 no.6 (3:35)

Martha Argerich
12. Liszt - Funérailles (9:34)

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