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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 
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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
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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 

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