Lili Kraus In Recital

Release Date: 1/10/2006
Catalog Number: 4359
Performer: Lili Kraus
Number of Discs: 1

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The renowned Hungarian-born pianist Lili Krauss (1903-1983) is presented in television performances from the archives of Radio-Canada, Montreal (1960-1961). Works include Bach's Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue; Mozart's Fantasy in D minor, Variations on a Theme of Gluck, and Sonata in A Major, K.331; and Schubert's Impromptu in E-flat Major. The bonus material on this DVD presents the televised studio performance of the American premiere of Schubert's previously lost 'Grazer Fantasy' and a discussion of the work with Lili Kraus and music critic and author Michael Steinberg. 50 minutes, black & white/colour.
Works on This Recording
1. Fantasia for Piano in D minor, K 397 (385g) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1782 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Variations (10) for Piano in G major on Gluck's "Unser dummer Pöbel meint", K 455 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1784 ; Vienna, Austria
3. Romanian Folkdances (6) for Piano, Sz 56 by Béla Bartók
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1915 ; Budapest, Hungary
4. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 2 in E flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1827 ; Vienna, Austria
5. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1720 ; Cöthen, Germany
6. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1781-1783 ; Vienna, Austria
7. Hungarian Peasant Songs (15) for Piano, Sz 71: no 6, Ballade by Béla Bartók
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1914-1918 ; Budapest, Hungary
8. Fantasy for Piano in C major, D 605a "Grazer Fantasie" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Lili Kraus (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: ?1818 ; Vienna, Austria
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