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Great Pianists - Women at the Piano Volume 5

An Anthology of Historic Performances (1923-1955)

Johana Harris (piano), Emma Contestabile (piano), Denise Lassimonne (piano), Dorothea Winand-Mendelssohn (piano), Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano), Etelka Freund (piano), Felicitas Karrer (piano), Eva Wollman (piano), Denise Herbrecht, Lucien Petitjean (piano), Jean Melville (piano), Carmen-Marie-Lucie...

Vol. 5 is absorbing and includes performances of great documentary interest. As with the previous issue, many of these are by pianists whose names long ago slipped into oblivion and the newer... More…

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Contents

Frescobaldi: Fugue in G minor

Work length2:22
  • Johana Harris (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945
  • Recording Venue: Los Angeles

Galuppi: Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Illy No. 34

Work length4:45
  • Emma Contestabile (piano)
  • Recorded: 3 July 1953
  • Recording Venue: Italy

Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Illy No. 34: I. Larghetto. II. Allegro

Track length4:45

Mozart: Fantasia (Prelude) & Fugue in C major, K394

Work length8:19
  • Denise Lassimonne (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 June 1941
  • Recording Venue: London

Prelude

Track length4:32

Fugue

Track length3:47

Mendelssohn: Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14

Work length6:16
  • Dorothea Winand-Mendelssohn (piano)
  • Recorded: 16 May 1951
  • Recording Venue: Beethoven-Saal, Hannover, Germany

Chopin: Variations brilliantes in B flat major on 'Je Vends des Scapulaires', Op. 12

Work length8:30
  • Tatyana Nikolayeva (piano)
  • Recorded: circa 1953
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

 Excerpt, Brahms: Intermezzi (3), Op. 117

Work length3:51
  • Etelka Freund (piano)
  • Recorded: 1952
  • Recording Venue: New York

3 Intermezzos, Op. 117: No. 2 in B flat minor

Track length3:51

Wagner: Albumblatt in E flat major

Work length4:14
  • Felicitas Karrer (piano)
  • Recorded: 12 June 1950
  • Recording Venue: Telefunken Studio, Dornbach

 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op. 37b

Work length4:10
  • Eva Wollman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria

Les saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b: VI. June: Barcarolle

Track length4:10

Moszkowski: New Spanish Dances Op. 65

Work length7:47
  • Lucien Petitjean (piano), Denise Herbrecht (piano)
  • Recorded: 1930
  • Recording Venue: Paris

No. 1. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length3:09

No. 3. Habanera: Allegretto

Track length4:38

Lack, T: Valse Arabesque, Op. 82

Work length2:53
  • Jean Melville (piano)
  • Recorded: 1923
  • Recording Venue: London

Mayerl: Marigold

Work length2:34
  • Carmen-Marie-Lucie Guilbert (piano)
  • Recorded: 1932
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Mayerl: Robots, Op. 81

Work length2:19
  • Carmen-Marie-Lucie Guilbert (piano)
  • Recorded: 1932
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Williams, Alberto: Luciernagas en laredecilla de mi china, Op. 72, No. 7

Work length2:13
  • Madeleine Grovlez (piano)
  • Recorded: 1929
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Williams, Alberto: Milongas, Op. 64

Work length3:05
  • Madeleine Grovlez (piano)
  • Recorded: 1929
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Milongas, Op. 64: XVIII. La milonga del tropero

Track length3:05

Philipp: 3 Etudes de concert en doubles notes, Op.56

Work length3:08
  • Ida-Marie-Louise Perin (piano)
  • Recorded: 1929
  • Recording Venue: Paris

No. 2 in D flat major

Track length1:39

No. 1 in F major

Track length1:29

 Excerpt, Scriabin: 8 Etudes, Op. 42

Work length1:49
  • Cornelia Rider-Possart (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 March 1926
  • Recording Venue: Berlin

8 Etudes, Op. 42: No. 3 in F sharp major

Track length1:49

Marx: 6 Piano Pieces

Work length3:16
  • Grete Scherzer (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 March 1951
  • Recording Venue: London

6 Piano Pieces: No. 2. Praludium

Track length3:16

Poulenc: Humoresque

Work length1:48
  • Annette Haas-Hamburger (piano)
  • Recorded: 1952
  • Recording Venue: France

Griffes: Fantasy Pieces, Op. 6

Work length4:19
  • Lenore Engdahl (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: New York

3 Fantasy Pieces, Op. 6: No. 3. Scherzo

Track length4:19