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Wilhelm Backhaus Plays Brahms & Schumann

Backhaus,Whilhelm / Saxon State Orch / Bohm
Release Date: 06/09/2009 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 94203  
Composer:  Robert SchumannJohannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

Phantasie for Piano in C major, Op. 17 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1838; Germany 
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Karl Böhm
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: I. Allegro non troppo
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: II. Allegro appassionato
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: III. Andante
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: IV. Allegretto grazioso
Fantasie in C major, Op. 17: I. Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen - Im Legendenton - Erstes tempo
Fantasie in C major, Op. 17: II. Massig
Fantasie in C major, Op. 17: III. Langsam getragen

Customer Reviews

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 Timeless January 1, 2013 By Richard E. (Flushing, NY) See All My Reviews "The sound is noticeably dated but the greatness of these performances persists. I've never heard a more satisfying performance of the Schumann fantasia." Report Abuse
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