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Various Artists / Golden Age Of The Piano [DVD]

Album Summary

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58
>Liszt, Franz : Annees de pelerinage no 3, S 163
>Liszt, Franz : Ballade for Piano no 2 in B minor, S 171
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"
>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960
>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Keyboard no 6 in E minor, BWV 830
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145
>Paderewski, Ignace Jan : Humoresques (6) for Piano, Op. 14
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
>Liszt, Franz : Widmung (Schumann) for Piano, S 566
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Notes & Reviews:

In this fascinating 80-minute film, American piano expert David Dubal presents a definitive survey of the great virtuosi of the early and mid 20th century - aptly termed "The Golden Age of the Piano." With unique historic footage, the film features performances by such legendary pianists as Horowitz, Van Cliburn, Cortot, Paderewski, Rubinstein, Gould, Grainger, Landowska and Arrau among others.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 80 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: USA



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>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58
  • Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1806
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Liszt, Franz : Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163 :: no 4, Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este
  • Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1867-1877

>Liszt, Franz : Ballade for Piano no 2 in B minor, S 171
  • Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1853

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Rondo capriccioso for Piano in E major, Op. 14
  • Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1824

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux" :: Excerpt(s)
  • Performer: Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1809-1810

>Schubert, Franz : Sonata for Piano in B flat major, D 960
  • Performer: Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1828

>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8 :: no 12 in D sharp minor
  • Performer: Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Partita for Keyboard no 6 in E minor, BWV 830
  • Performer: Glenn Gould (Piano)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1726-1731

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" :: Excerpt(s)
  • Performer: Myra Hess (Piano)
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804-1805

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67 :: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song"
  • Performer: Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1845

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34 :: no 1 in A flat major, B 94 "Valse brillante"
  • Performer: Alexander Brailowsky (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1835

>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (2) for Piano, S 145 :: no 2, Gnomenreigen
  • Performer: Claudio Arrau (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?1862-63

>Paderewski, Ignace Jan : Humoresques (6) for Piano, Op. 14 :: no 1, Menuet célèbre
  • Performer: Ignace Paderewski (Piano)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887-1888

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3 :: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor
  • Performer: Josef Hofmann (Piano)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner :: Excerpt(s)
  • Performer: Alfred Cortot (Piano)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1906-1908

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 :: Excerpt(s)
  • Performer: Van Cliburn (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874-1875

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" :: Excerpt(s)
  • Performer: Van Cliburn (Piano)
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804-1805

>Liszt, Franz : Widmung (Schumann) for Piano, S 566
  • Performer: Van Cliburn (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1848