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Historical Recordings / Kreiten


Release Date: 05/26/2017 
Label:  Cavi-music   Catalog #: 8553155  
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsThomas BlomenkampFrédéric ChopinOthmar Schoeck,   ... 
Performer:  Karlrobert KreitenTobias KochUdo Falkner
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This new release contains the complete preserved recordings of Karlrobert Kreiten. This explains the fact that certain pieces are presented in two different versions, along with two further recordings whose quality might be deemed unacceptable, yet which we have nevertheless included as a sort of postscript at the end. Indeed, such poor recording quality emblematically reflects the problematic handling of Karlrobert Kreiten's legacy. For many years, no document of Kreiten's piano playing had ever surfaced. In 1983, however, Emmy Kreiten-Barido finally authorized the Thorofon firm to publish some of her late son's private recordings as part of a commemorative LP. The original phonograph records used as a basis for that LP are apparently Read more lost; thus, for the current release, we have had to retrace the steps presumably taken in the course of the 1983 mastering process in order to process the signla with the digital techniques now available... Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations (28) for Piano on a theme by Paganini, Op. 35: Book II by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1863 
2.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 3, Intermezzo in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
3.
Fragment: In Memory of Karlrobert Kreiten by Thomas Blomenkamp
Performer:  Tobias Koch (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
4.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 21 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 16 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
6.
Pieces (2) for Piano, Op. 29: No. 2, Toccata by Othmar Schoeck
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Switzerland 
7.
Sonata for Piano in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 2 by Robert Forkardt
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
8.
Paraphrase on "Guter Mond, du gehst so stille" by Robert Forkardt
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
9.
Meine Stadt am Fluss by Oskar Gottlieb Blarr
Performer:  Tobias Koch (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Germany 
10.
Sonatine for Piano in E Major by Theo Kreiten
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
11.
Kang, Feuer, Asche - Hommage ŕ Karlrobert Kreiten by Philipp Lojak
Performer:  Udo Falkner (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Germany 
12.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
13.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
14.
Begegnung VIII - In Memory of Karlrobert Kreiten by Christian Banasik
Performer:  Udo Falkner (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Germany 
15.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 21 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
16.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 16 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
17.
Le tombeau de Couperin: no 6, Toccata by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1917; France 
18.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 16 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Karlrobert Kreiten (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 

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