Holiday Shop


WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Emil Gilels Recital - Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schumann

Gilels,Emil
Release Date: 06/12/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000871909  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenFelix MendelssohnRobert Schumann
Performer:  Emil Gilels
Number of Discs: 1 
In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Directed by Hugo Käch

STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
A production of UNITEL, Munich

* A specialist of the German repertoire and master of the miniature form, the great Russian pianist Emil Gilels performed an all German-Austrian program at the Carinthian Summer Festival in 1971.
* Emil Gilels, universally acclaimed for his breathtaking performances of the most demanding pieces of piano literature, delivers a virtuosic, emotionally charged rendering of these works.

R E V I W W S

“One can listen to Gilels’s Beethoven for hours on end without wishing a single passage to be differently phrased or moulded.” -- Sunday Times
Read more /> “Virtuosity with a human face.” -- Gramophone reviewing Gilels
Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K 310 (300d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1971 
2.
Variations (6) for Piano in F major on "Salve tu, Domine", K 398 (416e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1783; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
3.
Fantasia for Piano in D minor, K 397 (385g) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1971 
6.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1971 
7.
Nachtstücke (4) for Piano, Op. 23 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1971 
8.
Songs without words: Excerpt(s) by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1971 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook




YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In