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Brahms: Theme And Variations, Sarabandes, Etc / Biret


Release Date: 07/26/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550958   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsRobert SchumannFranz Schubert
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 54 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Biret has done nothing less than materially enrich and flesh out my understanding of the composer. Her achievement is a triumph, and calls for a resounding bravo (or brava) from all lovers of Brahms." -- Bernard Jacobson, FANFARE [5/1998, reviewing Naxos 8501201] "Biret has done nothing less than materially enrich and flesh out my understanding of the composer. Her achievement is a triumph, and calls for a resounding bravo (or brava) from all lovers of Brahms." -- Bernard Jacobson, FANFARE [5/1998, reviewing Naxos 8501201] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Theme and Variations for Piano in D minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1860; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 11 Minutes 28 Secs. 
2.
Canon for Piano in F minor, Anh III/2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Notes: This canon is then performed in inversion. 
3.
Rakoczy March, Anh III/10 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
4.
Gavotte for Piano in A major after Gluck, Anh. 1a/2 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1868; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Johannes Brahmes (By 1871) 
5.
Study for the Left Hand in E flat major after Schubert's D 899 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
6.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in E flat major, Op. 44: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Johannes Brahms (1854). 
7.
Sarabande for Piano in A minor, WoO posth. 5/1 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
8.
Gavotte for Piano in A minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
9.
Gavotte for Piano in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
10.
Gigue for Piano in A minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
11.
Sarabande for Piano in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
12.
Gigue for Piano in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
13.
Kleine Klavierstück in B flat major, Anh III/4 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1860; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
14.
Sarabande for Piano in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
15.
Ländler for Piano: Excerpt(s) by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1993 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Notes: Arranged: Johannes Brahms 

Sound Samples

String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 19: String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: II. Andante ma moderato
Gluck - Iphigenie en Aulide, Act II: Gavotte: Gavotte in A major by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Sarabande and 2 Gavottes
Gigue in A minor, WoO 4 posth.: Gigue in A minor
Sarabande in B minor
Gigue in B minor
Kleines Klavierstuck
Canon in F minor: Canon
Canon in F minor: Canon (Inverted)
Rakoczy March
Sarabande in A major: Sarabande in A minor
Study for the Left Hand, Anh. IV/2 (arr. of Schubert's Impromptu): Impromptu Op. 90, No. 2 by Franz Schubert
Schubert - Landler: Landler by Franz Schubert
Schumann - Piano Quintet Op. 44: Piano Quintet Op. 44 by Robert Schumann: Scherzo

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