Dame Myra Hess (pianist)

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Annotation

She was a British pianist most renowned for her interpretations of the Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann.
She made a well-known arrangement for piano of the chorale prelude "Jesu, bleibet meine Freude" from Johann Sebastian Bach's Cantata No. 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben".

Annotation last modified on 2007-11-22 14:50 UTC.

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1992Violin Concerto / Piano Trio no. 2Brahms; The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Joseph Szigeti, Pablo Casals, Dame Myra Hess1
2002Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 4 / Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 23 / Adagio in B minor / Rondo in D majorBeethoven, Mozart; Dame Myra Hess, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult1
2006Piano Concerto No.2 / Piano Concerto In A Minor / Toccata In G Major, BWV916Myra Hess, Beethoven / Schumann / Bach1
2017Bach, Haydn, Schumann / HessDame Myra Hess, Johann Sebastian Bach, Joseph Haydn & Robert Schumann1
Piano ConcertosWolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Dame Myra Hess, Bruno Walter1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1993Sextet no. 1 / Piano Trio no. 1Johannes Brahms; Isaac Stern, Alexander Schneider, Milton Katims, Milton Thomas, Pablo Casals, Madeline Foley, Dame Myra Hess51
1999Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 45: Myra HessMyra Hess1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1998Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3, Overture Coriolanus / Wagner: Siegfried's Rhine Journey from GötterdämmerungBeethoven, Wagner; Dame Myra Hess, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini1
2000Piano Concerto no. 5 / Piano Concerto no. 2Beethoven; Dame Myra Hess, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1

EP

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring / Sonata no. 14 in G major, L. 387 / Intermezzo in A-flat, op. 76 no. 3 / Capriccio in B minor, op. 76 no. 2Bach, Scarlatti, Brahms; Myra Hess1

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