Dame Myra Hess (pianist)

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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".

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1990Beethoven Piano Sonatas Nos. 30 & 31 EtcDame Myra Hess1
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
2006Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2 / Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor / Bach: Toccata in G major, BWV916Beethoven, Schumann, Bach; Dame Myra Hess, Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Alexander Gibson, Sir Malcolm Sargent1
2017Bach: Prelude in G major, BWV 902 / English Suite no. 2 in A major, BWV 807 / Haydn: Piano Sonata no. 62 in E-flat major / Schumann: Carnaval, op. 9J. S. Bach, Haydn, Schumann; Dame Myra Hess1
2019Piano Concertos 1, 3 & 4: The Complete Live NBC Broadcast Recordings, 1944/1946Beethoven; Ania Dorfmann, Arthur Rubinstein, Rudolf Serkin, Dame Myra Hess, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Toscanini1
Myra Hess at Illionis Vol.3 & 1937 BroadcastDame Myra Hess1
Piano ConcertosWolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Dame Myra Hess, Bruno Walter1

Album + Compilation

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

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


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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