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Schubert: Piano Works Vol 8 / Gerhard Oppitz

Schubert / Oppitz
Release Date: 10/30/2012 
Label:  Hänssler Classic   Catalog #: 98570   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Gerhard Oppitz is among the most famous living exponents of the German Romantic piano music. He loves performing the great cyclical works such as Beethoven or Schubert in multi-night marathons. Following his widely acclaimed recording of the 32 Beethoven sonatas, he is now exploring the lyrical world of Franz Schubert's works for piano, with this being the eighth volume.

In addition to his unquestioned mastery of the standard romantic canon, Oppitz has embraced much contemporary music as part of his repertoire. World premières and newly composed works often find their way onto a program by Oppitz, as was the case in his fascinating 2011 recording of 20th century Japanese piano works.

- Hänssler
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano in E flat major, D 568/Op. posth 122 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Sonata for Piano in D major/F sharp minor, D 570 [fragment] by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Sonata for Piano in A major, D 664/Op. 120 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819/1825; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Minuet for Piano in A minor, D 277a by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1815; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Minuet for Piano in A major, D 334 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1815; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Fantasy for Piano in C minor, D 993 (2e) by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Gerhard Oppitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1811; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 7 in E flat major, Op. 122, D. 568: I. Allegro moderato
Piano Sonata No. 7 in E flat major, Op. 122, D. 568: II. Andante molto
Piano Sonata No. 7 in E flat major, Op. 122, D. 568: III. Menuetto: Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 7 in E flat major, Op. 122, D. 568: IV. Allegro moderato
Fantasie in C minor, D. 2e
Minuet in A minor, D. 277a
Minuet in A major, D. 334
Allegro and Scherzo, D. 570: Scherzo: Allegro vivace
Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, Op. 120, D. 664: I. Allegro moderato
Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, Op. 120, D. 664: II. Andante
Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, Op. 120, D. 664: III. Allegro

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