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Beethoven: 5 Piano Sonatas

Beethoven,L.v.
Release Date: 07/16/2013 
Label:  Urania   Catalog #: 22258   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertRobert SchumannFranz LisztJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus
Number of Discs: 2 
Length: 1 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
2. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
3. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
4. Pieces (4) for Piano, Op. 119: no 3, Intermezzo in C major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Wilhelm Backhaus (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Date of Recording: 03/30/1954 
Venue:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
5. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
6. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
8. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
10. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
11. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
12. 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:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13. 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: 06/11/1953 
Venue:  Lugano, Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
14. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 15 Minutes 2 Secs. 
15. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 20 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 15 Minutes 15 Secs. 
17. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 8 Minutes 34 Secs. 
18. 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:  New York Carnegie Hall 
Length: 20 Minutes 58 Secs. 

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