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My Father was Simon Barere - Interview by Jacques Leiser

Album Summary

>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8
>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144
>Blumenfeld, Felix : Etude for piano (left hand), Op. 36
>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124
>Schumann, Robert : Toccata for piano in C major, Op. 7
>Chopin, Frédéric : Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29
>Balakirev, Mily : Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey"
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

The life and career of Simon Barere illuminated in an interview with his son, Boris Barere, conducted by piano connoisseur Jacques Leiser. Interpolated throughout are excerpts from some of Bareres most compelling recordings. For those fans of the great pianist, this recording will be revelatory.



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Works Details

>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 1]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1862-1863

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 2]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1848

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 3]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Blumenfeld, Felix : Etude for piano (left hand), Op. 36
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1905

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 4]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major, S 124 :: Last movement (Excerpt)
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1835-1856

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 5]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Schumann, Robert : Toccata for piano in C major, Op. 7
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1829-1833

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 6]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 7]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Balakirev, Mily : Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey"
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1869

>Word, Spoken : Interview with Boris Barere :: [Part 8]
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8
  • Performer: Simon Barere (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894