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Beethoven: Sonatas; Chopin: Etudes; Etc / Backhaus


Release Date: 06/29/2004 
Label:  Urania   Catalog #: 258   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenFranz SchubertRobert SchumannFranz Liszt,   ... 
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 25 in G major, Op. 79 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809-1810; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 32 in C minor, Op. 111 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1821-1822; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
6.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 935/Op. 142: no 2 in A flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
7.
Phantasiestücke (8) for Piano, Op. 12: no 3, Warum? by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
8.
Soirées de Vienne (9) after Schubert, S 427: no 6 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
9.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: Excerpt(s) by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  Live  Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA 
10.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
11.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
12.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
13.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 2 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
14.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 3 in F major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
15.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 6 in G sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
16.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 8 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
17.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 
18.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Live  Lugano, Switzerland 

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