Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, KV 488: I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 11:04
2 Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, KV 488: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:54
3 Piano Concerto no. 23 in A, KV 488: III. Allegro assai
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:42
4 Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, KV 491: I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 13:01
5 Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, KV 491: II. Larghetto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 9:39
6 Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, KV 491: III. Allegretto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 9:12
7 Berceuse in D-flat, op. 57
Frédéric Chopin 4:56
8 Variations symphoniques
César Franck 15:46
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto no. 4 in G, op. 58: I. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven 16:42
2 Piano Concerto no. 4 in G, op. 58: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:04
3 Piano Concerto no. 4 in G, op. 58: III. Rondo. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:54
4 Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 20:05
5 Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 "Emperor": III. Adagio un poco moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:51
6 Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat, op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo. Allegro ma non tanto
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:18
7 Schlummerlied
Robert Schumann 4:22
8 Poème in F-sharp, op. 32 no. 1
Alexander Scriabin 3:14
9 Prelude in E, op. 15 no. 5
Alexander Scriabin 1:38

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1951-06-07) (track 8)
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1951-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (tracks 4–6)
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1956-10-17 – 1956-10-22) (track 7)
balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1951-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Christopher Parker (classical recording and balance engineer, active from 1950s) (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785 – 1786-03-24) (tracks 4–6)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1786 – 1786-03-02) (tracks 1–3)
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (1885) (track 8)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1951-06-07) (track 8)
Herbert von Karajan (1951-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Herbert von Karajan (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (tracks 4–6)
dedicated to:
Louis Diémer (track 8)
Elise Gavard (track 7)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1951-06-07) (track 8)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1951-06-10) (tracks 1–3)
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (tracks 4–6)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–6, 8)
premiered at:
[concert] (1886-05-01) (track 8)
publisher:
Enoch & Cie. (1893) (track 8)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1951-06-07) (track 8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (tracks 4–6)
part of:
Franck Werke Verzeichnis (number: 46) (track 8)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 7)
arrangements:
Piano Concerto no. 24 in C minor, KV. 491: I. Allegro (chamber arr. by Hummel) (track 4)
is the basis for:
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Concerto for Piano no. 24 in C minor, K. 491: I. Allegro (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (track 4)
Concerto for Piano no. 24 in C minor, K. 491: II. Larghetto (1953-08-25 – 1953-08-26) (track 5)
Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 (1956-10-17 – 1956-10-22) (track 7)

CD 2

piano:
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1951-06) (tracks 1–6)
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1955-09) (track 7)
Walter Gieseking (classical pianist 1895-1956) (1956-10-17 – 1956-10-22) (tracks 8–9)
balance engineer:
Douglas Larter (1951-06) (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 7)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1807) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 4–6)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (1951-06) (tracks 1–6)
orchestra:
Philharmonia Orchestra (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (1951-06) (tracks 1–6)
producer:
Walter Legge (British classical record producer, 1906-1979) (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1951-06) (tracks 1–6)
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 3 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1956-10-17 – 1956-10-22) (tracks 8–9)
arrangements:
Albumblätter op. 124: 16. Schlummerlied (for violin and piano, Sitt) (track 7)
is the basis for:
orchestrations:
Poème en fa dièse majeur, op. 32 no. 1 (orchestrated by Rogal-Levitsky) (track 8)
part of:
5 Preludes, op. 15 (track 9)
recording of:
5 Preludes, op. 15: No. 3 in E major. Allegro assai (1956-10-17 – 1956-10-22) (track 9)
Deux poèmes, op. 32: No. 1. Poème en fa dièse majeur (1956-10-17 – 1956-10-22) (track 8)

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 32)
ASIN: DE: B00000HY8E [info]
other databases: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/41214019 [info]