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Van Cliburn In Moscow Vol 5

Beethoven / Chopin / Liszt / Scriabin / Debussy
Release Date: 09/01/2009 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4456  
Composer:  Franz LisztFrédéric ChopinAlexander ScriabinClaude Debussy
Performer:  Van Cliburn
Number of Discs: 1 
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Van Cliburn in Moscow, Vol. 5
The fifth volume in this major retrospective of Van Cliburn’s artistry features the great American pianist in solo works by Liszt, Chopin, Scriabin, and Debussy. These live performances were recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory during Cliburn’s 1960 and 1972 tours of Russia. 77 min., Black & white, mono, 4:3, All regions.

Program:

Liszt: Sonata in B minor, S. 178
Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (1960)

Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Liszt: Sonetto No. 123 del Petrarca, S. 161/6
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
Scriabin: Nocturne for the Left Hand, Op. 9, No. 2
Debussy: Prelude No. 19 “La terrasse des
Read more audiences au clair de lune”
Scriabin: Etude in D-sharp minor, Op. 8, No. 2
Chopin: Etude in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12 “Revolutionary”

Recorded in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory (1972)

Van Cliburn, piano Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1853; Weimar, Germany 
2.
Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, S 161 "Italie": no 6, Sonetto 123 del Petrarca by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1849; Weimar, Germany 
3.
Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
4.
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S 514 "Mephisto Waltz no 1" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Weimar, Germany 
5.
Pieces (2) for Piano left hand, Op. 9: no 2, Nocturne in D major by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Russia 
6.
Préludes, Book 2: no 7, La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
7.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8: no 2 in F sharp minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Russia 
8.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Van Cliburn (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 

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