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Alfred Brendel - Artist's Choice - Anniversary Edition


Release Date: 02/15/2011 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 4782638   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertCarl Maria von WeberFranz LisztFerruccio Busoni,   ... 
Performer:  Alfred Brendel
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoSir Charles Mackerras
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 34 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Fantasy for Piano in C major, D 760/Op. 15 "Wanderer" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1971 
Length: 21 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2. Konzertstück for Piano and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 79 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Dresden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  Watford Town Hall 
Length: 9 Minutes 50 Secs. 
3. Légendes (2) for Piano, S 175 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/1979 
Venue:  Watford Town Hall 
Length: 19 Minutes 16 Secs. 
4. Toccata for Piano, K 287 "Preludio, Fantasia, Ciacona" by Ferruccio Busoni
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Großer Saal, Konzerthaus, Vienna 
Length: 9 Minutes 41 Secs. 
5. Pictures at an exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Venue:  London 
Length: 30 Minutes 16 Secs. 
6. Italian Concerto, BWV 971 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1976 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 13 Minutes 0 Secs. 
7. Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 05/1976 
Venue:  Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8. Concerto for Piano no 17 in G major, K 453 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/2004 
Venue:  Usher Hall, Edinburgh 
Length: 29 Minutes 28 Secs. 
9. Sonata for Piano no 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1817-1818; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1995 
Venue:  Großer Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Austri 
Length: 32 Minutes 31 Secs. 
10. Variations (6) for Piano in F major on an Original Theme, Op. 34 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Written: 1802 
Date of Recording: 07/1990 
Length: 13 Minutes 2 Secs. 

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