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Walter Gieseking At Rias - 1950-55 Broadcast Performances


Release Date: 01/22/2002 
Label:  Music & Arts Programs Of America Catalog #: 1098   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartFelix MendelssohnLudwig van BeethovenClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Walter Gieseking
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 4 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Variations (6) for Piano on the Quintet for Clarinet and Strings [K 581], K Anh. 137a by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1955 
Venue:  Live  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3.
Variations (9) for Piano in C major on "Lison dormait", K 264 (315d) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 14 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 1, Andante con moto in E major "Sweet Remembrance" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
5.
Songs without words, vol 3, Op. 38: no 6, Andante con moto in A flat major "Duetto" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
6.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 5, Andante in a minor "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 20 Minutes 48 Secs. 
9.
Préludes, Book 1: no 1, Danseuses de Delphes by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
10.
Préludes, Book 1: no 2, Voiles by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
11.
Préludes, Book 1: no 5, Les collines d'Anacapri by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
12.
Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
13.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
14.
Préludes, Book 1: no 6, Des pas sur la neige by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
15.
Préludes, Book 1: no 11, La danse de Puck by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
16.
Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
17.
Préludes, Book 2: no 1, Broulliards by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
18.
Préludes, Book 2: no 2, Feuilles mortes by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19.
Préludes, Book 2: no 3, La puerta del vino by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
20.
Préludes, Book 2: no 5, Bruyčres by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
21.
Préludes, Book 2: no 8, Ondine by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
22.
Préludes, Book 2: no 12, Feux d'artifice by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
23.
Sonatine for Piano by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903-1905; France 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
24.
Gaspard de la nuit by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1908; France 
Date of Recording: 10/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 19 Minutes 52 Secs. 
25.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 4 in A flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
26.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 935/Op. 142: no 3 in B flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 49 Secs. 
27.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 10, Fröhlicher Landmann by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 42 Secs. 
28.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 13, Mai, lieber Mai by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
29.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 8, Wilder Reiter by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 29 Secs. 
30.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 5, Stückchen by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
31.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 16, Erster Verlust by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
32.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 17, Kleiner Morgenwanderer by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/02/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 13 Secs. 
33.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/29/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 21 Minutes 29 Secs. 
34.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 11 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/1955 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 28 Minutes 8 Secs. 
35.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/24/1950 
Venue:  Live  Titania-Palast, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 31 Minutes 9 Secs. 
36.
Préludes, Book 2: no 6, General Lavine - eccentric by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Date of Recording: 05/23/1950 
Venue:  RIAS Studios, Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 

Sound Samples

6 Variations, K. Anh. 137: 6 Variations, KV Anh. 137: Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545, "Sonata facile": I. Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545, "Sonata facile": II. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 16 in C major, K. 545, "Sonata facile": III. Rondo: Allegretto
9 Variations in C major on N. Dezede's Lison dormait, K. 264 (315d)
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19: No. 1 in E major, Op. 19, No. 1
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 3, Op. 38: No. 18 in A flat major, Op. 38, No. 6, "Duetto"
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: No. 29 in A minor, Op. 62, No. 5, "Venezianisches Gondellied"
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 6, Op. 67: No. 34 in C major, Op. 67, No. 4, "Spinnerlied"
Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest": I. Largo - Allegro
Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest": II. Adagio
Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, No. 2, "Tempest": III. Allegretto
Preludes, Book 1: No. 1. Danseuses de Delphes
Preludes, Book 1: No. 2. Voiles
Preludes, Book 1: No. 5. Les collines d'Anacapri
Preludes, Book 1: No. 10. La cathedrale engloutie
Preludes, Book 1: No. 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin
Preludes, Book 1: No. 6. Des pas sur la neige
Preludes, Book 1: No. 11. La danse de Puck
Preludes, Book 1: No. 12. Minstrels
Preludes, Book 2: No. 1. Brouillards
Preludes, Book 2: No. 2. Feuilles mortes
Preludes, Book 2: No. 3. La Puerta del Vino
Preludes, Book 2: No. 5. Bruyeres
Preludes, Book 2: No. 6. General Lavine - eccentric
Preludes, Book 2: No. 8. Ondine
Preludes, Book 2: No. 12. Feux d'artifice
Sonatine: I. Modere
Sonatine: II. Mouvement de Menuet
Sonatine: III. Anime
Gaspard de la nuit: I. Ondine
Gaspard de la nuit: II. Le gibet
Gaspard de la nuit: III. Scarbo

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