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Emil Gilels: Early Recordings Volume 1

All tracks recorded in the USSR, 1935-1951

Emil Gilels (piano)

Here, in performance after performance, is the sort of playing that made Rubinstein, on hearing the teenage Gilels in Russia, exclaim, 'if that boy ever comes to America I might as well pack... More…

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Contents

 Excerpt, Rameau: Suite in E minor from Pièces de clavecin (1724, revised 1731)

Work length4:44
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1951
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Pieces de clavecin: Suite in E minor: X. La Villageoise (Rondeau)

Track length2:07
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Pieces de clavecin: Suite in E minor: V. Le Rappel des oiseaux

Track length2:37
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Godowsky: Renaissance, Book 2 *

Work length2:04
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1935
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Renaissance, Book 2: XII. Gigue in E major (Loeillet)

Track length2:04
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Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C minor, K457

Work length22:20
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1950
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

I. Molto allegro

Track length8:17
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II. Adagio

Track length9:18
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III. Allegro assai

Track length4:45
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Schumann: Toccata in C major, Op. 7

Work length4:42
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1935
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

 Excerpt, Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12

Work length2:17
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1937
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Fantasiestucke, Op. 12: No. 7. Traumes Wirren

Track length2:17
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 Excerpt, Schumann: Spanisches Liederspiel, Op. 74

Work length1:46
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1935
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Spanisches Liederspiel, Op. 74: No. 10. Der Kontrabandiste (arr. C. Tausig)

Track length1:46
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 Excerpt, Mendelssohn: 3 Fantasies (or Caprices) Op. 16

Work length2:17
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1940
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

3 Fantaisies ou caprices, Op. 16: No. 2. Scherzo: Presto

Track length2:17
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 Excerpt, Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Book 3 (6), Op. 38

Work length3:09
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1947
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 3, Op. 38: No. 18 in A flat major, Op. 38, No. 6, "Duetto"

Track length3:09
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Smetana: České tance (Czech Dances) for piano, Book 1

Work length5:01
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1950
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Czech Dances, Book I: No. 2. Polka in A minor

Track length2:19
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Czech Dances, Book I: No. 3. Polka in F major

Track length2:42
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 Excerpt, Debussy: Suite Bergamasque

Work length4:30
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1946
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Suite bergamasque: III. Clair de lune

Track length4:30
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Debussy: Nocturnes: No. 2. Fetes (arr. L. Borwick for piano)

Work length6:06
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1937
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin

Work length14:06
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  • Emil Gilels (piano)
  • Recorded: 1950
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

I. Prelude

Track length3:08
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III. Forlane

Track length6:51
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VI. Toccata

Track length4:07
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