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Walter Gieseking - Piano


Release Date: 02/22/2005 
Label:  Andante   Catalog #: 2090   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Robert SchumannSergei RachmaninovLudwig van BeethovenJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Walter Gieseking
Conductor:  Wilhelm FurtwänglerWillem MengelbergHans RosbaudBruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Concertgebouw OrchestraBerlin State Opera Orchestra members,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 4 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Wilhelm Furtwängler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 03/01/1942 
Venue:  Live  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Willem Mengelberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 10/31/1940 
Length: 32 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Willem Mengelberg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
Date of Recording: 03/28/1940 
Length: 38 Minutes 23 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Rosbaud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra members
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/28/1937 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 30 Minutes 8 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Bruno Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/06/1934 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 35 Minutes 42 Secs. 
6.
Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Menuet I & II by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/06/1934 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7.
Partita for Keyboard no 1 in B flat major, BWV 825: Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 10/06/1934 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/10/1938 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 18 Minutes 46 Secs. 
9.
Bagatelles (7) for Piano, Op. 33: no 1 in E flat major, Andante grazioso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801-1802; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 08/11/1938 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
10.
Partita for Keyboard no 5 in G major, BWV 829 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1726-1731; Leipzig, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/04/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 14 Minutes 23 Secs. 
11.
Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 02/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 15 Minutes 58 Secs. 
12.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 6, Intermezzo in E flat minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
13.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 3, Intermezzo in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
14.
Pieces (8) for Piano, Op. 76: no 4, Intermezzo in B flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
15.
Fantasies (7) for Piano, Op. 116: no 4, Intermezzo in E major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
16.
Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 2, Intermezzo in E minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17.
Rêverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
18.
Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1887; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/03/1939 
Venue:  New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Walter Gieseking. 
19.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Conductor:  Hans Rosbaud
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Date of Recording: 04/28/1937 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 25 Minutes 57 Secs. 
20.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 9, Op. 68: no 5, Cradle song by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Norway 
Date of Recording: 04/29/1937 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
21.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 7, Op. 62: no 3, French Serenade by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895; Norway 
Date of Recording: 04/29/1937 
Venue:  Berlin, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
22.
Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Walter Gieseking (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/28/1949 
Venue:  Studio Albert, Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 54 Secs. 

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