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Beethoven, Grieg, Liszt & Preiss: Piano Works / Preiss


Release Date: 06/24/2016 
Label:  Tyxart   Catalog #: 16071  
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenEdvard GriegFranz LisztChristoph Preiss
Performer:  Christoph Preiss
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is Christoph Preiss’s second album, following his debut released which was praised by press and audiences alike. At the young age of fourteen, Preiss has been acclaimed by critics as an unusually gifted pianist, and is no doubt on his way to a career of fame. Along with two Beethoven sonatas, a Greig sonata and Liszt’s “Funerailles,” this album also includes a composition by the artist himself, entitled “The Martian.” This is Christoph Preiss’s second album, following his debut released which was praised by press and audiences alike. At the young age of fourteen, Preiss has been acclaimed by critics as an unusually gifted pianist, and is no doubt on his way to a career of fame. Along with two Beethoven sonatas, a Greig sonata and Liszt’s “Funerailles,” this album also includes a composition by the artist himself, entitled “The Martian.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 5 in C minor, Op. 10 no 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christoph Preiss (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795-1797; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christoph Preiss (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Piano in E minor, Op. 7 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Christoph Preiss (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865/1887; Norway 
4.
Harmonies poétiques et réligieuses, S 173: no 7, Funérailles by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Christoph Preiss (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1852; Weimar, Germany 
5.
Der Marsmensch by Christoph Preiss
Performer:  Christoph Preiss (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2001 

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