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 Offer Great Pianists - Women at the Piano Volume 5

An Anthology of Historic Performances (1923-1955)

Johana Harris (piano), Emma Contestabile (piano), Denise Lassimonne (piano), Dorothea Winand-Mendelssohn (piano), Tatiana Nikolayeva (piano), Etelka Freund (piano), Felicitas Karrer (piano), Eva Wollman (piano), Denise Herbrecht, Lucien Petitjean (piano), Jean Melville (piano), Carmen-Marie-Lucie...

Vol. 5 is absorbing and includes performances of great documentary interest. As with the previous issue, many of these are by pianists whose names long ago slipped into oblivion and the newer... More…

Contents:

Frescobaldi: Fugue in G minor

2:22
  • Johana Harris (piano)
  • Recorded: 1945
  • Recording Venue: Los Angeles

Galuppi: Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Illy No. 34

4:45
  • Emma Contestabile (piano)
  • Recorded: 3 July 1953
  • Recording Venue: Italy

Keyboard Sonata in C minor, Illy No. 34: I. Larghetto. II. Allegro

4:45

Mozart: Fantasia (Prelude) & Fugue in C major, K394

8:19
  • Denise Lassimonne (piano)
  • Recorded: 13 June 1941
  • Recording Venue: London

Prelude

4:32

Fugue

3:47

Mendelssohn: Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14

6:16
  • Dorothea Winand-Mendelssohn (piano)
  • Recorded: 16 May 1951
  • Recording Venue: Beethoven-Saal, Hannover, Germany

Chopin: Variations brilliantes in B flat major on 'Je Vends des Scapulaires', Op. 12

8:30
  • Tatyana Nikolayeva (piano)
  • Recorded: circa 1953
  • Recording Venue: Moscow

 Excerpt  Brahms: Intermezzi (3), Op. 117

3:51
  • Etelka Freund (piano)
  • Recorded: 1952
  • Recording Venue: New York

3 Intermezzos, Op. 117: No. 2 in B flat minor

3:51

Wagner: Albumblatt in E flat major

4:14
  • Felicitas Karrer (piano)
  • Recorded: 12 June 1950
  • Recording Venue: Telefunken Studio, Dornbach

 Excerpt  Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op. 37b

4:10
  • Eva Wollman (piano)
  • Recorded: 1954
  • Recording Venue: Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria

Les saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b: VI. June: Barcarolle

4:10

Moszkowski: New Spanish Dances Op. 65

7:47
  • Lucien Petitjean (piano), Denise Herbrecht (piano)
  • Recorded: 1930
  • Recording Venue: Paris

No. 1. Allegro ma non troppo

3:09

No. 3. Habanera: Allegretto

4:38

Lack, T: Valse Arabesque, Op. 82

2:53
  • Jean Melville (piano)
  • Recorded: 1923
  • Recording Venue: London
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Mayerl: Marigold

2:34
  • Carmen-Marie-Lucie Guilbert (piano)
  • Recorded: 1932
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Mayerl: Robots, Op. 81

2:19
  • Carmen-Marie-Lucie Guilbert (piano)
  • Recorded: 1932
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Williams, Alberto: Luciernagas en laredecilla de mi china, Op. 72, No. 7

2:13
  • Madeleine Grovlez (piano)
  • Recorded: 1929
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Williams, Alberto: Milongas, Op. 64

3:05
  • Madeleine Grovlez (piano)
  • Recorded: 1929
  • Recording Venue: Paris

Milongas, Op. 64: XVIII. La milonga del tropero

3:05

Philipp: 3 Etudes de concert en doubles notes, Op.56

3:08
  • Ida-Marie-Louise Perin (piano)
  • Recorded: 1929
  • Recording Venue: Paris

No. 2 in D flat major

1:39

No. 1 in F major

1:29

 Excerpt  Scriabin: 8 Etudes, Op. 42

1:49
  • Cornelia Rider-Possart (piano)
  • Recorded: 19 March 1926
  • Recording Venue: Berlin

8 Etudes, Op. 42: No. 3 in F sharp major

1:49

Marx: 6 Piano Pieces

3:16
  • Grete Scherzer (piano)
  • Recorded: 14 March 1951
  • Recording Venue: London

6 Piano Pieces: No. 2. Praludium

3:16

Poulenc: Humoresque

1:48
  • Annette Haas-Hamburger (piano)
  • Recorded: 1952
  • Recording Venue: France

Griffes: 3 Fantasy Pieces, Op. 6

4:19
  • Lenore Engdahl (piano)
  • Recorded: 1955
  • Recording Venue: New York

3 Fantasy Pieces, Op. 6: No. 3. Scherzo

4:19
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