Catalogue No:233198 Discs:10 Release date:25th June 2012 Barcode:0885150331989 Medium:CD Claudio Arrau: Serious Wizard of Sound
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op. 110
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer Piano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp major, Op. 78
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 'Emperor'
Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer Chopin: Études (12), Op. 10
Allegro de Concert in A major Op. 46
Trois Nouvelles Études
Études (12), Op. 25
Impromptu No. 4 in C sharp minor, Op. 66 'Fantaisie-Impromptu'
Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Fritz Busch Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
Philharmonia Orchestra, Alceo Galliera Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125
New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Guido Cantelli Fantasy on Hungarian Folk-tunes, S123
Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy Hungarian Rhapsody, S244 No. 9 in E flat major 'Pesther Carneval'
Hungarian Rhapsody, S244 No. 11 in A minor
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54
Philharmonia Orchestra, Alceo Galliera Kreisleriana, Op. 16
Carnaval, Op. 9
Strauss, R: Burleske for Piano and orchestra in D minor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Désiré Defauw Weber: Piano Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 24
Konzertstück in F minor, Op. 79 for piano & orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Désiré Defauw
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Legendary Chilean-American pianist Claudio Arrau was born in 1903. During a career lasting over 60 years, he became one of the most admired instrumentalists of his generation. He was particularly revered for his performances and recordings of Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, and Brahms, but was also renowned for his interpretation of early 20th century music, especially that of Debussy. He died in Mürzzuschlag, Austria in 1991.