The Seattle Recital - Emil Gilels (piano)
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  1. Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major ("Waldstein"), Op. 53
  2. Variations on "La ci darem" from Mozart's Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225
  3. Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor ("From Old Notebooks"), Op. 28
  4. Images (3), for piano, Set I, L. 110
  5. Visions fugitives (20), for piano, Op. 22
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  1. Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major ("Waldstein"), Op. 53
  2. Variations on "La ci darem" from Mozart's Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225
  3. Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor ("From Old Notebooks"), Op. 28
  4. Images (3), for piano, Set I, L. 110
  5. Visions fugitives (20), for piano, Op. 22
  6. Miroirs, for piano (or orchestra), M. 43: Alborada del gracioso
  7. Petrushka, movements (3) for piano: Danse russe
  8. Prelude, transcription for piano in E minor (after Bach, BWV 855a)
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In the early 1960s, with the first wave of Russian virtuosi continuing to make waves in the West, extraordinary recitals spread beyond the usual American concert centers of New York and Boston. This recording reproduces an Emil Gilels concert given in Seattle in December of 1964, and it captures the pianist's tremendous energy and the energy of the audience's response as well. The Beethoven Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 ("Waldstein") was one of Gilels' trademarks. You might want this release just for the ...

The Seattle Recital 2016, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947962885

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