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Myra Hess: The Complete Solo And Concerto Studio Recordings

Release Date: 04/09/2013 
Label:  Apr (Appian) Catalog #: 7504   Spars Code: DDD 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Mono 
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Myra Hess, the most important of Matthay’s pupils, became a household name on both sides of the Atlantic. In her youth, she played a wide repertoire including much contemporary music, but in her later years she became best known for her playing of the great classics of the Germanic repertoire, particularly Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schumann. During World War II, she established the National Gallery Concerts which became central to London’s cultural life. This set contains, for the first time, all the studio recordings she made from her first visit to the studio in 1928 to her final LP in 1957. Though Hess professed to hate recording (much preferring to play live), she did set down many wonderful performances, none greater than those of Read more Beethoven’s late sonatas Op.109 and Op.110. Read less

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