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 Offer,Wilhelm Backhaus: The Virtuoso (1908-1940)

Wilhelm Backhaus (piano, piano-roll)

Berlin Municipal Orchestra, Berlin Stadtischen Opera Orchestra, Fritz Zaun

revelatory: instead of the stern Beethovenian we are used to, the young pianist who emerges courtesy of piano-roll recordings from the 1920s is full of fire and flamboyance.

2 CDs

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This release includes a digital booklet

Contents

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major, K537 'Coronation'

30:34
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  • Berlin Municipal Orchestra, Berlin Stadtischen Opera Orchestra
  • Fritz Zaun
  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1940

I. Allegro

13:44
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II. Larghetto

6:28
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III. Allegretto

10:22
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 Excerpt, Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527

2:26
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1923

Don Giovanni, K. 527: Serenade (arr. W. Backhaus)

2:26
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Strauss, R: 6 Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149 (arr. W. Bachhaus)

2:31
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1924

6 Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149: No. 2. Standchen (arr. W. Bachhaus)

2:31
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 Excerpt, Pick-Mangiagalli: Lunaires (2), Op. 33

3:05
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1923

2 Lunaires, Op. 33: No. 2. La danza di Olaf

3:05
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 Excerpt, Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

7:54
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1925

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11: II. Romance (arr. W. Backhaus)

7:54
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Kreisler: Liebesleid

4:06
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1926

Delibes: La source, ou Naila: Waltz (arr. E. Dohnanyi)

6:34
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1923

 Excerpt, Liszt: Three Concert Studies, S144 / R5: Un lamento; La leggierezza; Un sospiro

3:55
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1928

3 Etudes de concert, S144 / R5: No. 2 in F minor, "La Leggierezza"

3:55
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Liszt: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Wedding March & Dance of the Fairies (after Mendelssohn), S410

7:25
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1926

Brahms: Variations on a theme by Paganini in A minor, Op. 35

8:00
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1924

28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35: Book 1: Variations 1, 3, 7, 12-13 - Book 2: Variations 3-8, 10-11, 14

8:00
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 Excerpt, Rachmaninov: Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3

3:36
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1908
  • Recording Venue: Hayes Room 1

Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3: No. 2. Prelude in C sharp minor

3:36
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Liszt: Liebestraum, S541 No. 3 (Nocturne in A flat major)

3:45
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1908
  • Recording Venue: Hayes Room 1

 Excerpt, Weber: Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 24

3:36
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1908
  • Recording Venue: Hayes Room 1

Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 24, J. 138: IV. Rondo: Presto, "Molto perpetuo"

3:36
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Chopin: Impromptu No. 4 in C sharp minor, Op. 66 'Fantaisie-Impromptu'

3:57
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1908
  • Recording Venue: Hayes Room 1

 Excerpt, Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 Nos. 1-19

7:51
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1928
  • Recording Venue: Small Queen's Hall, London

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244 / R106: No. 2 in C sharp minor

7:51
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La source, ou Naila: Waltz (arr. E. Dohnanyi)

4:08
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  • Recorded: 1925
  • Recording Venue: Hayes, Studio A

 Excerpt, Schubert: Marches Militaires (3), D733

4:29
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 1928
  • Recording Venue: Small Queen's Hall, London

3 Marches militaires, Op. 51, D. 733: No. 1 in D major (arr. W. Backhaus)

4:29
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Chopin: Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57

3:51
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

Moszkowski: Caprice espagnole, Op. 37

4:18
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61, MWV M13 (arr. E. Hutcheson)

4:25
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61, MWV M13, Act II: Scherzo (arr. E. Hutcheson)

4:25
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Albéniz: Iberia, book 2

4:19
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

Iberia, Book 2: III. Triana

4:19
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 Excerpt, Liszt: Two Concert Studies, S145 / R6: Gnomenreigen; Waldesrauschen

3:23
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

2 Concert Etudes, S145 / R6: No. 1. Waldesrauschen (Forest Murmurs)

3:23
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Chopin: Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64 No. 1 'Minute Waltz'

1:50
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

Brahms: Variations on an Original Theme in D major, Op. 21, No. 1

9:05
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

11 Variations on an Original Theme in D major, Op. 21, No. 1: Theme

9:05
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28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35

16:12
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