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Schumann: Piano Concerto, Waldszenen / Wilhelm Backhaus


Release Date: 08/12/2010 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 433899  
Composer:  Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus
Conductor:  Günter Wand
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Backhaus gives us classically clear and musicianly playing in the Schumann concerto, also with some charm.

-- Gramophone [5/1969]

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Backhaus gives a highly intelligent performance, weaving his part with that of the orchestra in just the right way for this intimate concerto.

-- Gramophone [1/1963]
Backhaus gives us classically clear and musicianly playing in the Schumann concerto, also with some charm.

-- Gramophone [5/1969]

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Backhaus gives a highly intelligent performance, weaving his part with that of the orchestra in just the right way for this intimate concerto.

-- Gramophone [1/1963]
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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Conductor:  Günter Wand
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1960 
2.
Waldszenen, Op. 82 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848-1849; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1955 

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