Sunday, April 30, 2017

Franz Schubert - Lieder with Orchestra (Anne Sofie von Otter; Thomas Quasthoff; Claudio Abbado)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Romance from Rosamunde, D. 797 No. 3b: Der Vollmond strahlt
  2. Die Forelle, D. 550 (Op. 32) (orch. Benjamin Britten)
  3. "Jäger, ruhe von der Jagd!" Ellens Gesang II, D. 838 (orch. Johannes Brahms)
  4. Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118 (orch. Max Reger)
  5. An Sylvia, D. 891 (Op. 106/4)
  6. Im Abendrot, D. 799 (orch. Max Reger)
  7. Nacht und Träume, D. 827 (orch. Max Reger)
  8. Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D. 583 (Op. 24/1) (orch. Max Reger)
  9. Erlkönig, D. 328 (Op. 1) (orch. Hector Berlioz)
  10. Die junge Nonne, D. 828 (orch. Franz Liszt)
  11. Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795: Tränenregen (orch. Anton Webern)
  12. Winterreise, D. 911: Der Wegweiser (orch. Anton Webern)
  13. Du bist die Ruh', D. 776 (Op. 59/3) (orch. Anton Webern)
  14. Schwanengesang, D. 957: Ihr Bild  (orch. Anton Webern)
  15. Prometheus, D. 674 (orch. Max Reger)
  16. Memnon, D. 541 (orch. Johannes Brahms)
  17. An Schwager Kronos, D. 369 (orch. Johannes Brahms)
  18. An die Musik, D. 547 (Op. 88/4) (orch. Max Reger)
  19. Erlkönig, D. 328 (Op. 1) (orch. Max Reger)
  20. Geheimes, D. 719 (Goethe) (orch. Johannes Brahms)
  21. Schwanengesang, D. 957: Ständchen (orch. Jacques Offenbach as "La Sérénade de Schubert")

Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano (1-10, 20)
Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone (11-19, 21)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Claudio Abbado, conductor

Date: 2003
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4715862


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Robert Schumann; Franz Schubert - Lieder (Elly Ameling; Dalton Baldwin)


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Composer: Robert Schumann; Franz Schubert
  1. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 1. Seit ich ihn gesehen
  2. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen
  3. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 3. Ich kann's nicht fassen, nicht glauben
  4. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 4. Du Ring an meinem Finger
  5. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 5. Helft mir, ihr Schwestern
  6. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 6. Süßer Freund, du blickest mich verwundert an
  7. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 7. An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust
  8. Schumann - Frauenliebe- und Leben, Op. 42: 8. Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan
  9. Schubert - Lieder für Gretchen: Die junge Nonne, D. 828
  10. Schubert - Lieder für Gretchen: Der König in Thule, D. 367
  11. Schubert - Lieder für Gretchen: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118
  12. Schubert - Lieder für Gretchen: Gretchens Bitte, D. 564
  13. Schubert - Lieder für Ellen und Suleika: Suleika, D. 720
  14. Schubert - Lieder für Ellen und Suleika: Suleikas zweiter Gesang, D. 717
  15. Schubert - Ellens Gesänge: Raste, Krieger!, D. 837
  16. Schubert - Ellens Gesänge: Jäger, ruhe von der Jagd, D. 838
  17. Schubert - Ellens Gesänge: Ave Maria, D. 839

Elly Ameling, soprano
Dalton Baldwin, piano
Date: 1973 (Schumann), 1975 (Schubert)
Label: Pentatone (original recorded by Philips)
http://www.pentatonemusic.com/schumann-schubert-lieder-elly-ameling-baldwin-rqr


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Robert Schumann; Ludwig van Beethoven; Franz Schubert - Lieder (Fritz Wunderlich; Hubert Giesen)


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Composer: Robert Schumann; Ludwig van Beethoven; Franz Schubert
  • (01-16) Schumann - Dichterliebe, Op. 48
  • (17) Beethoven - Zärtliche Liebe, WoO 123 - "Ich liebe dich"
  • (18) Beethoven - Adelaïde, Op. 46
  • (19) Beethoven - Resignation, WoO 149
  • (20) Beethoven - Der Kuss, Op. 128
  • (21) Schubert - An Sylvia, D. 891 (Op. 106/4)
  • (22) Schubert - Lied eines Schiffers an die Dioskuren, D. 360
  • (23) Schubert - Liebhaber in allen Gestalten, D. 558
  • (24) Schubert - Der Einsame, D. 800
  • (25) Schubert - Im Abendrot, D. 799
  • (26) Schubert - Schwanengesang, D. 957: Ständchen - "Leise flehen meine Lieder"
  • (27) Schubert - An die Laute, D. 905 (Op. 81/2)
  • (28) Schubert - Der Musensohn, D. 764 (Op. 92/1)
  • (29) Schubert - An die Musik, D. 547 (Op. 88/4)

Fritz Wunderlich, tenor
Hubert Giesen, piano
Date: 1965
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4497472

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Schumann-Dichterliebe-Wunderlich-Giesen-Robert/dp/B000001GXG


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Saturday, April 29, 2017

Franz Schubert - Lieder "Winterreise" (Peter Schreier; Sviatoslav Richter)


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Composer: Franz Schubert

CD1:
  • (01-17) Winterreise, D. 911: Nos. 1-17
CD2:
  • (01-07) Winterreise, D. 911: Nos. 18-24
  • (08-12) Piano Sonata No. 15 in C major, D. 840

Peter Schreier, tenor
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Date: 1985


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Franz Schubert - Lieder "Die schöne Müllerin" (Fritz Wunderlich; Hubert Giesen)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  • (01-20) Die schöne Müllerin, D. 795
  • (21) Die Forelle, D. 550
  • (22) Frühlingsglaube, D. 686
  • (23) Heidenröslein, D. 257

Fritz Wunderlich, tenor
Hubert Giesen, piano
Date: 1965 (21-23), 1966
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4474522

More info & reviews:
http://www.classical-music.com/review/schubert-204
http://www.amazon.com/Schubert-Die-Sch%C3%B6ne-M%C3%BCllerin-Lieder/dp/B000001GR2


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Franz Schubert - Goethe-Lieder (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Wandrers Nachtlied I, D. 224 'Der du von dem Himmel bist'
  2. Wandrers Nachtlied II, D 768 'Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh'
  3. Ganymed, D. 544
  4. Jägers Abendlied, D. 368
  5. An Schwager Kronos, D. 369
  6. Meeres Stille, D. 216
  7. Prometheus, D. 674
  8. Harfenspieler I, D. 478 'Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt'
  9. Harfenspieler III, D. 480 'Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß'
  10. Harfenspieler II, D. 479 'An die Türen will ich schleichen'
  11. An den Mond, D. 296
  12. Auf der See, D. 543
  13. Erster Verlust, D. 226
  14. Der Musensohn, D. 764
  15. Rastlose Liebe, D.138
  16. Nähe des Geliebten, D. 162
  17. Heidenröslein, D. 257
  18. Wonne der Wehmut, D. 260
  19. Erlkönig, D. 328
  20. Der König in Thule, D. 367
  21. Geheimes, D. 719
  22. Grenzen der Menschheit, D. 716
  23. Am Flusse, D. 766
  24. Willkommen und Abschied, D. 767

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Jörg Demus, piano (1-14)
Gerald Moore, piano (15-24)

Date: 1959-1969
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4577472


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Friday, April 28, 2017

Arnold Schoenberg; Johannes Brahms - String Quartets (Kuss Quartet)


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Composer: Arnold Schoenberg; Johannes Brahms
  1. Brahms - String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67: I. Vivace
  2. Brahms - String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67: II. Andante
  3. Brahms - String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67: III. Agitato (Allegretto non troppo). Trio
  4. Brahms - String Quartet No. 3 in B flat major, Op. 67: IV. Poco allegretto con variazioni
  5. Schoenberg - String Quartet No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10: I. Mässig
  6. Schoenberg - String Quartet No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10: II. Sehr rasch
  7. Schoenberg - String Quartet No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10: III. Litanei - Langsam
  8. Schoenberg - String Quartet No. 2 in F sharp minor, Op. 10: IV. Entrückung - Sehr langsam
  9. Brahms - Wie Melodien zieht es mir, Op. 105/1 (arr. Igor Loboda)
  10. Brahms - Sommerabend, Op. 85/1 (arr. Igor Loboda)
  11. Brahms - Mondenschein, Op. 85/2 (arr. Igor Loboda)

Kuss Quartet
Jana Kuss, violin
Oliver Wille, violin
William Coleman, viola
Mikayel Hakhnazaryan, cello
&
Mojca Erdmann, soprano (7, 9-11)

Date: 2016
Label: Onyx
http://www.onyxclassics.com/cddetail.php?CatalogueNumber=ONYX4166

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Franz Schubert; Alban Berg - String Quartets (Kuss Quartet)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Alban Berg
  1. Schubert - String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887 (Op. 161): I. Allegro molto moderato
  2. Schubert - String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887 (Op. 161): II. Andante un poco moto
  3. Schubert - String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887 (Op. 161): III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace - Trio. Allegretto -
  4. Schubert - String Quartet No. 15 in G major, D. 887 (Op. 161): IV. Allegro assai
  5. Berg - String Quartet, Op. 3: I. Langsam
  6. Berg - String Quartet, Op. 3: II. Mäßige Viertel

Kuss Quartet
Jana Kuss, violin
Oliver Wille, violin
William Coleman, viola
Mikayel Hakhnazaryan, cello

Date: 2010
Label: Onyx
http://www.onyxclassics.com/cddetail.php?CatalogueNumber=ONYX4066

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Franz Schubert - Octet (Mullova Ensemble)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn & strings in F major, D. 803: I. Adagio - Allegro
  2. Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn & strings in F major, D. 803: II. Adagio
  3. Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn & strings in F major, D. 803: III. Allegro vivace - Trio
  4. Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn & strings in F major, D. 803: IV. Andante con variazioni
  5. Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn & strings in F major, D. 803: V. Menuetto. Allegretto - Trio
  6. Octet for clarinet, bassoon, horn & strings in F major, D. 803: VI. Andante molto - Allegro

Mullova Ensemble
Viktoria Mullova, violin I
Adrian Chamorro, violin II
Erich Krüger, viola
Manuel Fischer-Dieskau, cello
Klaus Stoll, double bass
Pascal Moraguès, clarinet 
Marco Postinghel, bassoon
Guido Corti, horn

Date: 2005
Label: Onyx
http://www.onyxclassics.com/cddetail.php?CatalogueNumber=ONYX4006

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Franz Schubert - String Quartets Nos. 13 & 14 (Takács Quartet)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden": I. Allegro
  2. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden": II. Andante con moto
  3. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden": III. Scherzo: Allegro molto
  4. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden": IV. Presto
  5. String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D. 804 "Rosamunde": I. Allegro ma non troppo
  6. String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D. 804 "Rosamunde": II. Andante
  7. String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D. 804 "Rosamunde": III. Menuetto: Allgretto
  8. String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D. 804 "Rosamunde": IV. Allegro moderato

Takács Quartet
Edward Dusinberre, first violin
Károly Schranz, second violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
András Fejér, cello

Date: 2006
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67585

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Franz Schubert - String Quintet (Melos Quartet; Mstislav Rostropovich)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. String (Cello) Quintet in C major, D. 956: 1. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. String (Cello) Quintet in C major, D. 956: 2. Adagio
  3. String (Cello) Quintet in C major, D. 956: 3. Scherzo (Presto) - Trio (Andante sostenuto)
  4. String (Cello) Quintet in C major, D. 956: 4. Allegretto

Melos Quartet
Wilhelm Melcher, 1st violin
Gerhard Voss, 2nd violin
Hermann Voss, viola
Peter Buck, cello
&
Mstislav Rostropovich, 2nd cello

Date: 1977
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4153732


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Franz Schubert - Piano Quintet; String Quartet No. 14 (Emil Gilels; Amadeus Quartet)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major, D. 667 - "The Trout": 1. Allegro vivace
  2. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major, D. 667 - "The Trout": 2. Andante
  3. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major, D. 667 - "The Trout": 3. Scherzo (Presto)
  4. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major, D. 667 - "The Trout": 4. Thema - Andantino - Variazioni I-V - Allegretto
  5. Quintet for piano, violin, viola, cello & double bass in A major, D. 667 - "The Trout": 5. Finale (Allegro giusto)
  6. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 - "Death and the Maiden": 1. Allegro
  7. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 - "Death and the Maiden": 2. Andante con moto
  8. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 - "Death and the Maiden": 3. Scherzo (Allegro molto)
  9. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, D. 810 - "Death and the Maiden": 4. Presto

Emil Gilels, piano
Amadeus Quartet
Norbert Brainin, first violin
Siegmund Nissel, second violin
Peter Schidlof, viola
Martin Lovett, cello
&
Rainer Zepperitz, double bass

Date: 1959 (6-9), 1975 (1-5)
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4497462


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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Franz Schubert; Johann Nepomuk Hummel - Piano Quintets (Trio Wanderer)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Johann Nepomuk Hummel
  1. Hummel - Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87: I. Allegro e risoluto assai
  2. Hummel - Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87: II. Menuetto. Allegro con fuoco
  3. Hummel - Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87: III. Largo
  4. Hummel - Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87: IV. Finale. Allegro agitato
  5. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: I. Allegro vivace
  6. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: II. Andante
  7. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: III. Scherzo. Presto
  8. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: IV. Thema. Andantino
  9. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: IV. Variation 1
  10. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: IV. Variation 2
  11. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: IV. Variation 3
  12. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: IV. Variation 4
  13. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: IV. Variation 5
  14. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: V. Allegretto
  15. Schubert - "Trout" Quintet in A major, Op. 114: VI. Allegro giusto

Trio Wanderer
Vincent Coq, piano
Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian, violin
Raphaël Pidoux, cello
&
Christophe Gaugué, viola
Stéphane Logerot, double bass

Date: 2003
Label: Harmonia Mundi
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/1297


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Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann - Piano Quintets (Rudolf Serkin)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann
  1. Schubert - Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 "The Trout": I. Allegro vivace
  2. Schubert - Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 "The Trout": II. Andante
  3. Schubert - Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 "The Trout": III. Scherzo. Presto
  4. Schubert - Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 "The Trout": IV. Theme & variation. Andantino
  5. Schubert - Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 "The Trout": V. Finale. Allegro giusto
  6. Schumann - Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: I. Allegro brillante
  7. Schumann - Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: II. In modo d'una Marcia
  8. Schumann - Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: III. Scherzo: molto vivace
  9. Schumann - Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44: IV. Allegro ma non tropo

Rudolf Serkin, piano
with
Jaime Laredo, violin (1-5)
Philipp Naegele, viola (1-5)
Leslie Parnas, cello (1-5)
Julius Levine, double bass (1-5)
&
Budapest String Quartet (6-9)
Joseph Roisman, violin I
Alexander Schneider, violin II
Boris Kroyt, viola
Mischa Schneider, cello

Date: 1963 (Schumann), 1967 (Schubert)
Label: Sony Classical
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Franz Schubert - Piano Trio No. 2 (Florestan Trio)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, D. 929: 1. Allegro
  2. Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, D. 929: 2. Andante con moto
  3. Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, D. 929: 3. Scherzo: Allegro moderato
  4. Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, D. 929: 4. Finale: Allegro moderato
  5. Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major, D. 929: 4. Finale: Allegro moderato (first version)

Florestan Trio
Anthony Marwood, violin
Richard Lester, cello
Susan Tomes, piano

Date: 2002
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67347

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Franz Schubert - Piano Trio No. 1; Trio movement; Notturno (Florestan Trio)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major, D. 898: 1. Allegro moderato
  2. Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major, D. 898: 2. Andante un poco mosso
  3. Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major, D. 898: 3. Scherzo: Allegro
  4. Piano Trio No. 1 in B flat major, D. 898: 4. Rondo: Allegro vivace - Presto
  5. Notturno in E flat major, D. 897
  6. Piano Trio movement in B flat major, D. 28

Florestan Trio
Anthony Marwood, violin
Richard Lester, cello
Susan Tomes, piano

Date: 2001
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67273

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Franz Schubert - Violin Sonata; Rondeau brilliant; Fantasia (Isabelle Faust; Alexander Melnikov)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Fantasie in C major, for violin & piano, D. 934: I. Andante molto
  2. Fantasie in C major, for violin & piano, D. 934: II. Allegretto
  3. Fantasie in C major, for violin & piano, D. 934: III. Andantino
  4. Fantasie in C major, for violin & piano, D. 934: IV. Allegro vivace
  5. Violin Sonata in A major, D. 574: I. Allegro moderato
  6. Violin Sonata in A major, D. 574: II. Scherzo. Presto
  7. Violin Sonata in A major, D. 574: III. Andantino
  8. Violin Sonata in A major, D. 574: IV. Allegro vivace
  9. Rondeau brilliant in B minor, for violin & piano, D. 895: I. Andante
  10. Rondeau brilliant in B minor, for violin & piano, D. 895: II. Allegro

Isabelle Faust, violin
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Date: 2006
Label: Harmonia Mundi
http://www.harmoniamundi.com/#!/albums/1006

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Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann - Arpeggione Sonata; Märchenbilder (Yuri Bashmet; Mikhail Muntian)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann; Max Bruch; George Enescu
  1. Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D. 821: I. Allegro moderato
  2. Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D. 821: II. Adagio
  3. Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D. 821: III. Allegretto
  4. Schumann - Marchenbilder, Op. 113: I. Nicht schnell
  5. Schumann - Marchenbilder, Op. 113: II. Lebhaft
  6. Schumann - Marchenbilder, Op. 113: III. Rasch
  7. Schumann - Marchenbilder, Op. 113: IV. Langsam, mit melancholischem Ausdruck
  8. Schumann - Adagio & Allegro in A flat major, Op. 70
  9. Bruch - Kol Nidrei, Op. 47
  10. Enescu - Konzertstück for viola & piano

Yuri Bashmet, viola
Mikhail Muntian, piano
Date: 1990
Label: RCA


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Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann; Claude Debussy - Works for Cello & Piano (Mstislav Rostropovich; Benjamin Britten)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Robert Schumann; Claude Debussy
  1. Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821: 1. Allegro moderato
  2. Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821: 2. Adagio
  3. Schubert - Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821: 3. Allegretto
  4. Schumann - 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: 1. Vanitas vanitatum (Mit Humor)
  5. Schumann - 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: 2. Langsam
  6. Schumann - 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: 3. Nicht schnell, mit viel Ton zu spielen
  7. Schumann - 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: 4. Nicht zu rasch
  8. Schumann - 5 Stücke im Volkston, Op. 102: 5. Stark und markiert
  9. Debussy - Cello Sonata in D minor, L. 135: 1. Prologue (lent)
  10. Debussy - Cello Sonata in D minor, L. 135: 2. Sérénade (Modérément animé)
  11. Debussy - Cello Sonata in D minor, L. 135: 3. Finale (Animé)

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
Benjamin Britten, piano
Date: 1961 (4-11), 1968 (1-3)
Label: Decca
http://www.deccaclassics.com/us/cat/4609742


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Monday, April 24, 2017

Franz Schubert - Piano Sonatas Nos. 19, 20 & 21 (Murray Perahia)


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Composer: Franz Schubert

CD1:
  1. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: I. Allegro
  2. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: II. Adagio
  3. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: III. Menuetto. Allegro - Trio
  4. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: IV. Allegro
  5. Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959: I. Allegro
  6. Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959: II. Andantino
  7. Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace - Trio. Un poco più lento
  8. Piano Sonata No. 20 in A major, D. 959: IV. Rondo. Allegretto
CD2:
  1. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: I. Molto moderato
  2. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: II. Andante sostenuto
  3. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace con delicatezza
  4. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: IV. Allegro ma non troppo

Murray Perahia, piano
Date: 2003
Label: Sony Classical

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Franz Schubert - Impromptus (Murray Perahia)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. 4 Impromptus, Op. 90 (D. 899): No. 1 in C minor (Allegro molto moderato)
  2. 4 Impromptus, Op. 90 (D. 899): No. 2 in E-flat major (Allegro)
  3. 4 Impromptus, Op. 90 (D. 899): No. 3 in G-flat major (Andante)
  4. 4 Impromptus, Op. 90 (D. 899): No. 4 in A-flat major (Allegretto)
  5. 4 Impromptus, Op. posth. 142 (D. 935): No. 1 in F minor (Allegro moderato)
  6. 4 Impromptus, Op. posth. 142 (D. 935): No. 2 in A-flat major (Allegretto)
  7. 4 Impromptus, Op. posth. 142 (D. 935): No. 3 in B-flat major (Andante)
  8. 4 Impromptus, Op. posth. 142 (D. 935): No. 4 in F minor (Allegro scherzando)

Murray Perahia, piano
Date: 1984
Label: Sony Classical

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Franz Schubert - Piano Sonatas Nos. 16 & 19 (Ran Jia)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Jia Daqun
  1. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: I. Allegro
  2. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: II. Adagio
  3. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: III. Menuetto. Allegro
  4. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: IV. Allegro
  5. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D. 845: I. Moderato
  6. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D. 845: II. Andante poco mosso
  7. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D. 845: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace - Trio. Un poco più lento
  8. Schubert - Piano Sonata No. 16 in A minor, D. 845: IV. Rondo. Allegro vivace
  9. Jia Daqun - Three Preludes for Solo Piano: I. Intertwined
  10. Jia Daqun - Three Preludes for Solo Piano: II. Melodies from Sichuan Opera
  11. Jia Daqun - Three Preludes for Solo Piano: III. Homage to Schubert

Ran Jia, piano
Date: 2017
Label: RCA

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Franz Schubert - Piano Sonatas Nos. 9 & 11 (Sviatoslav Richter)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. 147): I. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. 147): II. Andante
  3. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. 147): III. Scherzo. Allegretto
  4. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. 147): IV. Allegro giusto
  5. Piano Sonato No. 11 in F minor, D. 625: I. Allegro
  6. Piano Sonato No. 11 in F minor, D. 625: II. Scherzo. Allegretto
  7. Piano Sonato No. 11 in F minor, D. 625: III. Adagio (D. 505)
  8. Piano Sonato No. 11 in F minor, D. 625: IV. Allegro
  9. Moments musicaux, D. 780 (Op. 94): No. 1 in C major
  10. Moments musicaux, D. 780 (Op. 94): No. 3 in F minor
  11. Moments musicaux, D. 780 (Op. 94): No. 6 in A flat major

Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Date: 1979
Label: Regis


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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Franz Schubert - Piano Sonatas Nos. 19 & 21 (Sviatoslav Richter)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: I. Allegro
  2. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: II. Adagio
  3. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: III. Menuetto. Allegro
  4. Piano Sonata No. 19 in C minor, D. 958: IV. Allegro
  5. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: I. Molto moderato
  6. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: II. Andante sostenuto
  7. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace con delicatezza
  8. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat major, D. 960: IV. Allegro ma non troppo

Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Date: 1972 (5-8). 1973 (1-4)
Label: Regis


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Franz Schubert - Piano Sonatas Nos. 13 & 14; Impromptus Nos. 2 & 4 (Sviatoslav Richter)


Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, D. 664 (Op. 120): 1. Allegro moderato
  2. Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, D. 664 (Op. 120): 2. Andante
  3. Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, D. 664 (Op. 120): 3. Allegro
  4. Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor "Grande Sonate", D. 784 (Op. posth. 143): 1. Allegro giusto
  5. Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor "Grande Sonate", D. 784 (Op. posth. 143): 2. Andante
  6. Piano Sonata No. 14 in A minor "Grande Sonate", D. 784 (Op. posth. 143): 3. Allegro vivace
  7. Impromptu for piano in E flat major, D. 899/2 (Op. 90/2)
  8. Impromptu for piano in A flat major, D. 899/4 (Op. 90/4)

Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Date: 1979
Label: Regis

More info & reviews:
http://www.amazon.com/Schubert-Piano-Sonatas-D664-D784/dp/B00005B7O9
http://www.amazon.com/Schubert-Piano-Sonatas-D-664-Impromptus/dp/B003IMESAU


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Franz Schubert - Piano Sonatas Nos. 9, 15 & 18 (Sviatoslav Richter)


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Composer: Franz Schubert

CD1:
  1. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major, D. 894: 1. Molto moderato e cantabile
  2. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major, D. 894: 2. Andante
  3. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major, D. 894: 3. Menuetto (Allegro moderato)
  4. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major, D. 894: 4. Allegretto
CD2:
  1. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. posth. 147): 1. Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. posth. 147): 2. Andante
  3. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. posth. 147): 3. Scherzo (Allegretto)
  4. Piano Sonata No. 9 in B major, D. 575 (Op. posth. 147): 4. Allegro giusto
  5. Piano Sonata No. 15 in C major, D. 840 - "Relique": 1. Moderato
  6. Piano Sonata No. 15 in C major, D. 840 - "Relique": 2. Andante
  7. Piano Sonata No. 15 in C major, D. 840 - "Relique": 3. Menuetto (Allegretto)
  8. Piano Sonata No. 15 in C major, D. 840 - "Relique": 4. Rondo (Allegro)

Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Date: 1966 (D. 575), 1979 (D. 840), 1989 (D. 894)
Label: Philips
reissue by Decca as "Richter the Master Vol. 5"
http://www.deccaclassics.com/de/cat/4758616


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Friday, April 21, 2017

Franz Schubert - Symphony No. 10 & other unfinished symphonies (Charles Mackerras)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Brian Newbould
  1. Symphony in D major, D. 615 (arr. Brian Newbould): Adagio - Allegro moderato
  2. Symphony in D major, D. 615 (arr. Brian Newbould): [Allegretto]
  3. Symphony in D major, D. 708a (arr. Brian Newbould): [Allegro vivace]
  4. Symphony in D major, D. 708a (arr. Brian Newbould): [Andante con moto]
  5. Symphony in D major, D. 708a (arr. Brian Newbould): [Scherzo and Trio: Allegro vivace]
  6. Symphony in D major, D. 708a (arr. Brian Newbould): [Presto]
  7. Symphony No. 10 in D major, D. 936a (arr. Brian Newbould): [Allegro maestoso]
  8. Symphony No. 10 in D major, D. 936a (arr. Brian Newbould): Andante
  9. Symphony No. 10 in D major, D. 936a (arr. Brian Newbould): Allegro moderato

Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Date: 1997
Label: Hyperion
http://www.hyperion-records.co.uk/dc.asp?dc=D_CDA67000

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Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 8 & 9 (Charles Mackerras)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "The Great": I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "The Great": II. Andante con moto
  3. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "The Great": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace
  4. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944, "The Great": IV. Finale: Allegro vivace
  5. Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, "Unfinished": I. Allegro moderato
  6. Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759, "Unfinished": II. Andante con moto

Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor
Date: 1998
Label: Telarc


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Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 8 & 9 (Günter Wand)


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Composer: Franz Schubert

CD1:
  1. Symphony No. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D. 759: I. Allegro moderato
  2. Symphony No. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D. 759: II. Andante con moto
CD2:
  1. Symphony No. 9 in C major "The Great", D. 944: I. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 9 in C major "The Great", D. 944: II. Andante con moto
  3. Symphony No. 9 in C major "The Great", D. 944: III. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
  4. Symphony No. 9 in C major "The Great", D. 944: IV. Finale. Allegro vivace

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Günter Wand, conductor
Date: 1995
Label: RCA


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Franz Schubert - Symphonies Nos. 8 & 9 (Josef Krips)


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Composer: Franz Schubert
  1. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 - "The Great": 1. Andante - Allegro ma non troppo
  2. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 - "The Great": 2. Andante con moto
  3. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 - "The Great": 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace)
  4. Symphony No. 9 in C major, D. 944 - "The Great": 4. Allegro vivace
  5. Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 - "Unfinished": 1. Allegro moderato
  6. Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 - "Unfinished": 2. Andante con moto

London Symphony Orchestra (1-4)
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra (5, 6)
Josef Krips, conductor

Date: 1958 (1-4), 1969 (5, 6)
Label: Decca

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Franz Schubert; Felix Mendelssohn - Symphonies (Giuseppe Sinopoli)


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Composer: Franz Schubert; Felix Mendelssohn
  1. Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 - "Unfinished": 1. Allegro moderato
  2. Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 - "Unfinished": 2. Andante con moto
  3. Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 - "Italian": 1. Allegro vivace
  4. Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 - "Italian": 2. Andante con moto
  5. Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 - "Italian": 3. Con moto moderato
  6. Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 90 - "Italian": 4. Saltarello (Presto)

Philharmonia Orchestra
Giuseppe Sinopoli, conductor
Date: 1983
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
http://www.deutschegrammophon.com/en/cat/4455142 (1994 reissue)


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