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Walter Gieseking - A Retrospective Vol 1


Release Date: 01/20/1993 
Label:  Pearl   Catalog #: 9930   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenGabriel FauréAlexander ScriabinFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Walter Gieseking
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes capriccio(s) for pno by Johannes Brahms. Soloist: Walter Gieseking. Includes capriccio(s) for pno by Johannes Brahms. Soloist: Walter Gieseking. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
2. Nocturne for Piano no 4 in E flat major, Op. 36 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1884; France 
Date of Recording: 1949 
3. Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 51 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906; Russia 
4. Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Notes: Recording from Gieseking's last concert in 1956. 
5. Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 1, Capriccio in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1956 
Notes: Recording from Gieseking's last concert in 1956. 
6. Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 2 in B flat minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
7. Bagatelles (7) for Piano, Op. 33: no 1 in E flat major, Andante grazioso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
8. Sonata for Piano no 20 in G major, Op. 49 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796; Vienna, Austria 
9. Arabesques (2) for Piano by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
10. Mouvements perpétuels (3) by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; France 
11. Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
12. Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 

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