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Horowitz In Moscow

Horowitz,Vladimir
Release Date: 04/05/2005 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64545  
Composer:  Domenico ScarlattiWolfgang Amadeus MozartSergei RachmaninovAlexander Scriabin,   ... 
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mixed 
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Hosted by Charles Kuralt. Featuring Vladimir Horowitz and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz. Contains concert program and documentary plus additional footage not shown in the original television broadcast. Hosted by Charles Kuralt. Featuring Vladimir Horowitz and Wanda Toscanini Horowitz. Contains concert program and documentary plus additional footage not shown in the original television broadcast. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Harpsichord in B minor, K 87/L 33 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
2. Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 380/L 23 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
3. Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 135/L 224 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
4. Sonata for Piano no 10 in C major, K 330 (300h) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783 
5. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 5 in G major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
6. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
7. Pieces (3) for Piano, Op. 2: no 1, Etude in C sharp minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1887-1889; Russia 
8. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8: no 12 in D sharp minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Russia 
9. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 935/Op. 142: no 3 in B flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
10. Soirées de Vienne (9) after Schubert, S 427: no 6 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Weimar, Germany 
11. Années de pèlerinage, deuxième année, S 161 "Italie": no 5, Sonetto 104 del Petrarca by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1849; Weimar, Germany 
12. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30: no 4 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
13. Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 3 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
14. Characteristic Pieces (8), Op. 36: no 6, Etincelles by Moritz Moszkowski
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
15. Lachtäubchen (Behr) "Polka de W.R." by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911 
16. Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
17. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Should be seen as well as heard December 23, 2011 By T. Drake (South Euclid, OH) See All My Reviews "It is good to see the powers that be in the DVD world are not ignoring classical music. I have been wanting to see Horowitz material reissued in the new format and I was not disappointed.
Comparing the DVD to my LaserDisc, I find that the video portion is somewhat superior on DVD, with improved clarity and contrast. The sound is also better. There are two audio versions, the original non-compressed stereo, and a new Dolby Digital 5.1 track which will knock your socks off. If you have a DVD player, this disc is a must, if you haven't purchased a player yet, this is incentive to get one!

It's fascinating to observe Horowitz's approach to the keyboard, including the flat-fingers which stroke rather than hit the keys. His relative immobility and facial impassivity should be an object lesson to young virtuosos who need to bathe their egos in the emotions of the music.

Now, how about putting the other Horowitz videos, like the 1968 Carnegie Hall recital, on DVD?



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