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Grand Piano - Brahms / Backhaus, Bauer, Fischer, Hess, Et Al


Release Date: 06/26/2000 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 8806   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur RubinsteinHarold BauerMyra HessWilhelm Backhaus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These selections consist of reproductions on a modern piano. Gerald C. Stonehill supplied the Aeolian piano rolls for this disc. These selections consist of reproductions on a modern piano. Gerald C. Stonehill supplied the Aeolian piano rolls for this disc. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Rhapsodies (2) for Piano, Op. 79: no 1 in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in April 1924 (piano roll no. 6744). 
2. Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 2, Capriccio in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in February 1923 (piano roll no. 6596). 
3. Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 1 in E flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Harold Bauer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in October 1922 (piano roll no. 6559). 
4. Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 2, Intermezzo in E minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Harold Bauer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in December 1930 (piano roll no. 7422). 
5. Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 3, Intermezzo in C major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in September 1925 (piano roll no. 6911). 
6. Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 4, Rhapsody in E flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in January 1924 (piano roll no. 6705). 
7. Variations (28) for Piano on a theme by Paganini, Op. 35: Excerpt(s) by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1863; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Wilhelm Backhaus performs variations 1, 3, 7, 12, 13, 16-21, 23, 24, and 28.
This recording was originally released in January 1924 (piano roll no. 6813). 
8. Ballades (4) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3, Intermezzo in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Carl Friedberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This recording was originally released in April 1915 (piano roll no. 5641). 
9. Sonata for Piano no 3 in F minor, Op. 5 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Edwin Fischer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Length: 32 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This recording is stored on Piano Roll 6744 (which consists of smaller rolls 67-71). It was released by September 1923. 

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