Schubert - Piano Music for Four Hands | Gramola 99175

Schubert - Piano Music for Four Hands


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Label: Gramola

Cat No: 99175

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Chamber

Release Date: 9th November 2018



Paul Badura-Skoda and Jörg Demus present an album of works by Franz Schubert for four hands, recorded in Brahms Hall, in the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in 1978 and at the Salle Gaveau, Paris in 2007, performed on Bösendorfer pianos.

“Both of us had just escaped physically and spiritually sound from the turmoil of war; one thought of creating a new world of the beautiful and the good, both of us at least in music. We had a unique generation of great masters to look up to: Wilhelm Backhaus, probably the greatest of all Bösendorf players, Walter Gieseking, Edwin Fischer - we were even granted to study together in Lucerne in 1948; Paul remained connected to him throughout his life. Above all, the wonderful violin sound of the Vienna Philharmonic delighted us...” – Jörg Demus

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