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Lili Kraus In Recital

Kraus / Bach / Mozart / Schubert
Release Date: 01/10/2006 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4359  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartBéla BartókFranz SchubertJohann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lili Kraus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The renowned Hungarian-born pianist Lili Kraus (1903-1983) is presented in television performances from the archives of Radio-Canada, Montréal (1960-1961). Works include Bach's Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue; Mozart's Fantasy in D minor, Variations on a Theme of Gluck, and Sonata in A Major, K. 331; and Schubert's Impromptu in E-flat Major. The bonus material on this DVD presents the televised studio performance of the American premiere of Schubert’s previously lost “Grazer Fantasy” and a discussion of the work with Lili Kraus and music critic and author Michael Steinberg. 50 minutes, Black & White / Color. The renowned Hungarian-born pianist Lili Kraus (1903-1983) is presented in television performances from the archives of Radio-Canada, Montréal (1960-1961). Works include Bach's Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue; Mozart's Fantasy in D minor, Variations on a Theme of Gluck, and Sonata in A Major, K. 331; and Schubert's Impromptu in E-flat Major. The bonus material on this DVD presents the televised studio performance of the American premiere of Schubert’s previously lost “Grazer Fantasy” and a discussion of the work with Lili Kraus and music critic and author Michael Steinberg. 50 minutes, Black & White / Color. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Fantasia for Piano in D minor, K 397 (385g) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
2. Variations (10) for Piano in G major on Gluck's "Unser dummer Pöbel meint", K 455 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
3. Romanian Folkdances (6) for Piano, Sz 56 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
4. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 2 in E flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/1960 
5. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
6. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
7. Hungarian Peasant Songs (15) for Piano, Sz 71: no 6, Ballade by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1918; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1/1961 
8. Fantasy for Piano in C major, D 605a "Grazer Fantasie" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1818; Vienna, Austria 

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