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Henrich Neuhaus - Anniversary Edition


Release Date: 04/20/2018 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002539  
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsSergei RachmaninovRobert SchumannDmitri Shostakovich,   ... 
Performer:  Heinrich NeuhausStanislav NeuhausSergei ShirinskyDmitry Tsyganov,   ... 
Conductor:  Alexander GaukNikolai Golovanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“There are people whose profession is absolutely inseparable from their life. These are enthusiasts of their work, people of tireless creative activity, and their course of life is nothing but creative enthusiasm. Such is Heinrich Gustavovich Neuhaus”, wrote Viktor Delson, a remarkable researcher of piano music. The outstanding Polish composer Karol Szymanowski dubbed Neuhaus “Heinrich the Great”. The pianist, educator, author of books, essays and reviews, and brilliant connoisseur of poetry, painting and philosophy, he was fluent in six languages and did not fit in the narrow frames of a mere musical performer. Neuhaus’s concert performances attracted sophisticated connoisseurs who had heard Rachmaninoff and Horowitz and general public at Read more large. Although Neuhaus thought out every interpretation of the works he played, his piano sounded impulsively and passionately as though the music was born straight from under the pianist’s fingers. Neuhaus, who had a talent for composition and rejected a conducting career when he was young, possessed an ability to get the feel of music so that his performances seemed to come from the composers themselves. One of the most prominent piano teachers of the 20th century, Heinrich Neuhaus enjoyed unshakeable authority with his students and fellow teachers. Most of his recordings date back to the late 1940s and early 1950s. This anniversary set dedicated to the 130th anniversary of Heinrich Neuhaus includes well known, “canonical” works, and also never before released recordings of Shostakovich’s preludes, Beethoven’s piano quartet and Anton Arensky’s suite Silhouettes for piano four hands recorded together with the son and prominent pianist Stanislav Neuhaus. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 2, Intermezzo in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947 
2.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 1, Intermezzo in B minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947 
3.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 2, Intermezzo in E minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947 
4.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 1, Capriccio in F sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947 
5.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 3, Intermezzo in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1951 
6.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 4, Intermezzo in B flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947 
7.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 5, Capriccio in C sharp minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1947 
8.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 6, Intermezzo in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1951 
9.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 7, Intermezzo in A minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1951 
10.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 8, Capriccio in C major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1951 
11.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 1 in F sharp minor, Largo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1946 
12.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 4 in D major, Andante cantabile by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1946 
13.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 39: no 2 in A minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1951 
14.
Kreisleriana, Op. 16 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1951 
15.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in C major, Moderato by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
16.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
17.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 3 in G major, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
18.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 7 in A major, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
19.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 8 in F sharp minor, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
20.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 11 in B major, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
21.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 13 in F sharp major, Moderato by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
22.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 14 in E flat minor, Adagio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
23.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 16 in B flat minor, Andantino by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
24.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 18 in F minor, Allegretto by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
25.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 19 in E flat major, Andantino by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
26.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 22 in G minor, Adagio by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
27.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 34: no 23 in F major Moderato by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932-1933; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1957 
28.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1950 
29.
Sonata for Piano no 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1950 
30.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1946 
31.
Sonata for Piano no 30 in E major, Op. 109 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1820; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1950 
32.
Sonata for Piano no 31 in A flat major, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1948 
33.
Suite for 2 Pianos no 2, Op. 23 "Silhouettes" by Anton Arensky
Performer:  Stanislav Neuhaus (Piano), Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1950 
34.
Sonata for 2 Pianos in D major, K 448 (375a) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stanislav Neuhaus (Piano), Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1950 
35.
Quartets (3) for Piano, Violin, Viola and Double Bass, WoO 36: no 2 in D major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Sergei Shirinsky (Cello), Dmitry Tsyganov (Violin), Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano),
Vadim Borisovsky (Viola)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Bonn, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1949 
36.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Alexander Gauk
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1953 
37.
Concerto for Piano in F sharp minor, Op. 20 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Heinrich Neuhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Nikolai Golovanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1946 

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