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Wilhelm Backhaus Recital & Concertos

Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

The very personification of good musical judgement, especially in Beethoven. This is big playing, impulsive at times but never contrived. Also included is an Emperor Concerto under Joseph Keilberth... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    July 2019
    Reissue/Archive of the Month

3 CDs

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Contents

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3

Work length21:39
$5.00
$6.00
  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 12 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Ludwigsburg, Schloss, Ordenssaal, Germany

I. Allegro con brio (Live)

Track length7:21
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II. Adagio (Live)

Track length6:12
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$1.20

III. Scherzo. Allegro - Trio (Live)

Track length2:49
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$1.20

IV. Allegro assai (Live)

Track length5:17
$1.00
$1.20

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'

Work length20:59
$5.00
$6.00
  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 12 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Ludwigsburg, Schloss, Ordenssaal, Germany

I. Allegro con brio (Live)

Track length8:34
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$2.40

II. Introduzione. Adagio molto (Live)

Track length3:17
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III. Rondo. Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo (Live)

Track length9:08
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 'Hammerklavier'

Work length40:07
$10.00
$12.00
  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 12 December 1953
  • Recording Venue: Ludwigsburg, Schloss, Ordenssaal, Germany

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length11:36
$3.00
$3.60

II. Scherzo. Assai vivace (Live)

Track length2:36
$1.00
$1.20

III. Adagio sostenuto. Appassionato e con molto sentimento (Live)

Track length15:24
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$4.80

IVa. Largo - Allegro (Live)

Track length6:23
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$1.20

IVb. Fuga. Allegro risoluto (Live)

Track length4:08
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'

Work length38:22
Album only
Album only
  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR
  • Joseph Keilberth
  • Recorded: 15 March 1962
  • Recording Venue: Stuttgart, Liederhalle, Germany

I. Allegro (Live)

Track length20:21
Album only
Album only

II. Adagio un poco mosso (Live)

Track length7:23
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III. Rondo. Allegro (Live)

Track length10:38
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Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83

Work length45:44
$11.00
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR
  • Hans Müller-Kray
  • Recorded: 2 December 1959
  • Recording Venue: Stuttgart, Liederhalle, Germany

I. Allegro non troppo (Live)

Track length16:45
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$4.80

II. Allegro appassionato (Live)

Track length8:30
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III. Andante (Live)

Track length10:51
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$3.60

IV. Allegretto grazioso (Live)

Track length9:38
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$2.40

 Excerpt, Brahms: Waltzes (16), Op. 39

Work length2:54
$3.00
$3.60
  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 2 December 1959
  • Recording Venue: Stuttgart, Liederhalle, Germany

No. 1 in B Major [Live]

Track length0:45
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$1.20

No. 2 in E Major [Live]

Track length1:10
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No. 6 in C-Sharp Major [Live]

Track length0:59
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