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The Essential Rudolf Serkin


Release Date: 07/29/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 730824   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenFelix MendelssohnFranz SchubertJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyGeorge Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String QuartetPhiladelphia OrchestraCleveland Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Preludes and Fugues (6) for Piano, Op. 35: no 1 in E minor by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
3.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 935/Op. 142: no 2 in A flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Bagatelles (11) for Piano, Op. 119 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820-1822; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960: 2nd movement, Andante sostenuto by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34: 4th movement, Poco sostenuto by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest String Quartet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1864; Austria 
7.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
8.
Introduction and Allegro appassionato for Piano and Orchestra in G major, Op. 92 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Germany 
9.
Capriccio brillant for Piano and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 22 by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825-26; Germany 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 20 in D minor, K 466 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  George Szell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 

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