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Wilhelm Backhaus: The Complete Pre-War Beethoven Recordings

Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

Backhaus's own transcriptions of the Serenade from Don Giovanni and the E flat Marche militaire of Schubert warrant pride of place…Technical display, as it were, is almost hidden, so that the... More…
  • Gramophone Magazine
    January 2019
    Reissue/Archive of the Month

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Contents

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58

Work length31:19
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Landon Ronald
  • Recorded: 25 September 1929 / 12-13 March 1930

Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: I. Allegro moderato

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Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: II. Andante con moto

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Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58: III. Rondo. Vivace

Track length9:55
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'

Work length34:38
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Royal Albert Hall Orchestra
  • Landon Ronald
  • Recorded: 27 January 1927

Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro

Track length18:23
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Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso

Track length6:33
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Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo. Allegro

Track length9:42
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathetique'

Work length15:06
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 28 January 1927

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio

Track length6:20
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Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile

Track length4:23
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Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": III. Rondò - Allegro

Track length4:23
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight'

Work length12:39
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 6 and 8 November 1934

Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenuto

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Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": II. Allegretto

Track length2:08
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Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight": III. Presto agitato

Track length5:39
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a 'Les Adieux'

Work length13:33
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 6 and 8 November 1934

Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a "Les adieux": I. Das Lebewohl. Adagio - Allegro

Track length6:17
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Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a "Les adieux": II. Abwesenheit. Andante espressivo

Track length3:01
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Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a "Les adieux": III. Das Wiedersehn. Vivacissimamente

Track length4:15
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Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

Work length21:00
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 May 1937

Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato

Track length7:59
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Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111: II. Arietta. Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

Track length13:01
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Bach, J S: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Selections)

Work length9:10
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 May 1937

The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Selections): Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846

Track length2:02
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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Selections): Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846

Track length2:13
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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Selections): Prelude No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, BWV 867

Track length2:15
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The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1 (Selections): Fugue No. 22 in B-Flat Minor, BWV 867

Track length2:40
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 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248

Work length4:53
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  • Wilhelm Backhaus (piano)

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: Sinfonia "Shepherds' Music" (Arr. C. Lucas for Piano)

Track length4:53
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