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Dame Myra Hess - Live Recordings, University Of Illinois Vol 1


Release Date: 04/28/1998 
Label:  Apr (Appian) Catalog #: 5520   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinFranz SchubertJohannes BrahmsDomenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Myra Hess
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"This invaluable issue not only confirms but greatly expands Dame Myra's legendary status. The only known live solo recordings...They show her as an often ebullient virtuoso, her regality of English fame happily blown to the winds...This issue is beyond price." - Gramophone "This invaluable issue not only confirms but greatly expands Dame Myra's legendary status. The only known live solo recordings...They show her as an often ebullient virtuoso, her regality of English fame happily blown to the winds...This issue is beyond price." - Gramophone Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasie for Piano in F minor/A flat major, B 137/Op. 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 
Length: 12 Minutes 48 Secs. 
2.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 
Length: 33 Minutes 44 Secs. 
4.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 3, Intermezzo in C major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 
5.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G major, K 14/L 387 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 
6.
German Dances (16) and Ecossaises (2) for Piano, D 783/Op. 33 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 
Notes: A spoken introduction is included. 
7.
German Dances (12) for Piano, D 790/Op. 171: no 3 in D major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/1949 
Venue:  Live  University of Illinois, IL 

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