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Kempff: Italian Suite, Piano Sonata, Transcriptions / Biret


Release Date: 12/03/1993 
Label:  Marco Polo   Catalog #: 223452   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wilhelm KempffJohann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric HandelChristoph W. Gluck,   ... 
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Italian Suite for Piano, Op. 68 by Wilhelm Kempff
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1953; Germany 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 47 by Wilhelm Kempff
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Germany 
3.
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1723; ?Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
4.
Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, BWV 307 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
5.
Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031: 2nd movement, Siciliano by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
6.
Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
7.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
8.
In dulci jubilo, BWV 751 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
9.
Wir danken dir, Gott, BWV 29: no 1, Sinfonia in D major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
10.
Chorale Preludes (6) BWV 645-650 "Schübler": no 1, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1748-1749; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
11.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
12.
Orgelbüchlein: Ich ruf'zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
13.
Minuet in G minor by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 
14.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Ballet music by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the Dance of the Blessed Spirits from 'Orfeo ed Euridice.' 
15.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the Ballet Music from 'Orfeo ed Euridice.' 
16.
Pastorale variée in B flat major, K Anh. 209b by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Notes: Transcribed: Wilhelm Kempff 

Sound Samples

Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (arr. W. Kempff): Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659a (trans. W. Kempff)
Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, BWV 307 / Nun freut euch, BWV 734 (trans. W. Kempff): Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, BWV 307 / Nun freut euch, BWV 734 (trans. W. Kempff)
Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (trans. W. Kempff)
Herzlich tut mich verlagen, BWV 727 (arr. W. Kempff): Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 (trans. W. Kempff)
Jesu bleibet Meine Freude from Cantata BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude, BWV 147 (trans. W. Kempff)
In dulci jubilo, BWV 751 (trans. W. Kempff)
Wir danken dir, Gott, Wir danken dir, BWV 29 (arr. W. Kempff): Wir danken dir, Gott, Wir danken dir, BWV 29: Sinfonia (trans. W. Kempff)
Menuet in G minor (trans. W. Kempff)
6 Schubler Chorales, BWV 645-650 (arr. W. Kempff): Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (trans. W. Kempff)
Concerto in F minor, BWV 1056: Largo (trans. W. Kempff)
Ich rufe zu dir, Herr Jesus Christus, BWV 639 (trans. W. Kempff)
Orfeo ed Euridice: Orpheus and Eurydice: Ballet Music - Reigen der seligen Geister (trans. W. Kempff)
Pastorale varie, K. 209b (arr. W. Kempff): Pastorale variee, K. 209b (trans. W. Kempff)
Italian Suite, Op. 68: I. Invocation
Italian Suite, Op. 68: II. Pastorale
Italian Suite, Op. 68: III. Lamento
Italian Suite, Op. 68: IV. Notturno
Piano Sonata, Op. 47: I. Praeambulum
Piano Sonata, Op. 47: II. Scherzo
Piano Sonata, Op. 47: III. Introduzione e Toccata

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