Artur Schnabel - Scholar of the Piano [Box Set] - Alphonse Onnou (violin); Artur Schnabel (piano); Claude Hobday (double bass); Germain Prevost (viola);...
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  1. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 10 in E minor (WTC I/10), BWV 855 (BC L89)
  2. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, for keyboard in D minor, BWV 903 (BC L34)
  3. Italian Concerto, for solo keyboard in F major (Clavier-Übung II/1), BWV 971 (BC L7)
  4. Toccata for keyboard in C minor, BWV 911 (BC L142)
  5. Toccata for keyboard in D major, BWV 912 (BC L143)
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  1. Prelude and Fugue, for keyboard No. 10 in E minor (WTC I/10), BWV 855 (BC L89)
  2. Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, for keyboard in D minor, BWV 903 (BC L34)
  3. Italian Concerto, for solo keyboard in F major (Clavier-Übung II/1), BWV 971 (BC L7)
  4. Toccata for keyboard in C minor, BWV 911 (BC L142)
  5. Toccata for keyboard in D major, BWV 912 (BC L143)
  6. Concerto for 2 harpsichords, strings & continuo in C major, BWV 1061
  7. Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13
  8. Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2
  9. Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major ("Pastoral"), Op. 28
  10. Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major ("Waldstein"), Op. 53
  11. Piano Sonata No. 23 in F minor ("Appassionata"), Op. 57
  12. Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major ("Les Adieux"), Op. 81a
  13. Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major ("Hammerklavier"), Op. 106
  14. Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90
  15. Piano Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109
  16. Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110
  17. Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111
  18. Concerto for 2 pianos & orchestra in E flat major ("Concerto No. 10"), K. 365 (K. 316a)
  19. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467
  20. Piano Sonata No. 17 in B flat major, K. 570
  21. Rondo for piano No. 3 in A minor, K. 511
  22. Moments musicaux (6) for piano, D. 780 (Op. 94)
  23. Allegretto for piano in C minor, D. 915
  24. March for piano in E major, D. 606
  25. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D. 960
  26. Impromptus (4) for piano, D. 899 (Op. 90)
  27. Impromptus (4) for piano, D. 935 (Op. posth. 142)
  28. Piano Sonata No. 12 in F major, K. 332 (K. 300k)
  29. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major ("Trout"), D. 667 (Op. posth. 114)
  30. Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, K. 478
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For his time, Schnabel was certainly a "scholar of the piano," as he is called in the title of this EMI box set. He was better read than most of his contemporaries, and his interpretations of the central Austro-Germanic repertoire are thoroughly informed by his insights into the music and knowledge of the composers. But the appellation only goes so far in describing Schnabel's playing. Hearing him for the first time, his impetuous performances, reckless tempo changes, sometimes sloppy technique, and above all his highly ...

Artur Schnabel - Scholar of the Piano [Box Set] 2009, Warner Classics

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