Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Papillons, op.2
Robert Schumann 12:21
2 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: Thema Andante
Robert Schumann 1:15
3 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: I: Un poco piu vivo
Robert Schumann 1:02
4 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: II
Robert Schumann 3:27
5 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: III: Vivace
Robert Schumann 1:19
6 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: IV
Robert Schumann 1:02
7 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: V: Vivacissimo
Robert Schumann 1:16
8 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: VI: Agitato
Robert Schumann 0:58
9 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: VII: Allegro molto
Robert Schumann 1:17
10 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: VIII: Andante
Robert Schumann 1:58
11 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: IX: Presto possible
Robert Schumann 0:41
12 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: X: Allegro
Robert Schumann 1:19
13 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: XI: Con espressoine
Robert Schumann 2:56
14 Symphonic Etudes, op. 13: XII: Finale Allegro brillante
Robert Schumann 6:16
15 Kreisleriana, op. 16: AuBerst bewegt
Robert Schumann 2:29
16 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Sehr innig und nicht / Intermezzo I: Sehr lebhaft / Intermezzo II: Etwas bewegter / Langsamer(estes Tempo)
Robert Schumann 7:00
17 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Sehr aufgeregt
Robert Schumann 3:25
18 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Sehr langsam
Robert Schumann 3:41
19 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Sehr lebraft
Robert Schumann 3:04
20 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Sehr langsam
Robert Schumann 4:11
21 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Sehr rasch
Robert Schumann 2:17
22 Kreisleriana, op. 16: Schnell und spielend
Robert Schumann 3:04
23 Arabeske, op. 18
Robert Schumann 6:10
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fantasia in C, op.17 I. Durchaus phantastich und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen-Im Legendenton-Tempo primo
Robert Schumann 11:29
2 Fantasia in C, op.17: II. Maßig. Durchaus energisch-Etwas langsamer-Viel bewegter
Robert Schumann 8:14
3 Fantasia in C, op. 17: III. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten-Etwas bewegter
Robert Schumann 10:22
4 Four Ballades, op.10 no. 1: Andante
Johannes Brahms 4:04
5 Four Ballades, op.10 no. 2: Andante
Johannes Brahms 6:30
6 Four Ballades, op.10 no. 3: Intermezzo Allegro
Johannes Brahms 4:00
7 Four Ballades, op.10 no. 4: Andante con moto
Johannes Brahms 8:19
8 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel in B flat, op.24
Johannes Brahms 24:29
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No.3 in F minor, op. 5 no. 1: Allegro maestoso
Johannes Brahms 9:01
2 Sonata No.3 in F minor, op. 5 no. 2: Andante Andante espressivo-Poco piu lento-Andente molto-Adagio
Johannes Brahms 10:20
3 Sonata No.3 in F minor, op. 5 no. 3: Scherzo Allegro energico-Trio
Johannes Brahms 4:51
4 Sonata No.3 in F minor, op. 5 no. 4: intermezzo(Rückblick): Andante molto-Backward Glance
Johannes Brahms 3:02
5 Sonata No.3 in F minor, op. 5 no. 5: Finale Allegro moderato ma rubato-Piu mosso-Presto-Tempo I
Johannes Brahms 7:29
6 Scherzo in E flat minor, op.4 Presto con fuoco-Trio I-Trio II:Molto espressivo-Piu mosso-Piu sostenuto
Johannes Brahms 9:01
7 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 1 fis-moll Capriccio: Un poco agitato
Johannes Brahms 3:04
8 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 2 h-moll Capriccio: Allegretto non troppo
Johannes Brahms 3:32
9 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 3 As-dur Intermezzo: Grazioso
Johannes Brahms 2:34
10 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 4 cis-B-dur Intermezzo: Allegro grazioso
Johannes Brahms 2:31
11 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 5 cis-moll Capriccio: Agitato, ma non troppo presto
Johannes Brahms 3:23
12 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 6 A-dur Intermezzo: Andante con moto
Johannes Brahms 3:40
13 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 7 a-moll Intermezzo: Moderato semplice
Johannes Brahms 3:02
14 Piano Pieces, op. 76 no. 8 C-dur Capriccio: Grazioso ed un poco vivace
Johannes Brahms 3:43
15 Two Rhapsodies, op. 79 no. 1-h-mol Agitato
Johannes Brahms 9:32
CD 4
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Two Rhapsodies, op. 79 no. 2-g-moll-Molto passionato, ma non troppo allegro
Johannes Brahms 7:30
2 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 1 Capriccio Presto erergico
Johannes Brahms 2:48
3 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 2 Intermezzo Andante
Johannes Brahms 3:09
4 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 3 Capriccio Allegro passionato
Johannes Brahms 3:00
5 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 4 Intermezzo Adagio
Johannes Brahms 4:06
6 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 5 Intermezzo Andante con grazia ed intimissimo sentimento
Johannes Brahms 3:09
7 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 6 IntermezzoAndantino teneramente
Johannes Brahms 2:40
8 Fantasias, op. 116 no. 7 Capriccio Allegro agitato
Johannes Brahms 2:36
9 Intermezzi, op. 117 no. 1 Andante moderato
Johannes Brahms 5:04
10 Intermezzi, op. 117 no. 2 Andante non troppo e con molto espressione
Johannes Brahms 4:17
11 Intermezzi, op. 117 no. 3 Andante con moto
Johannes Brahms 5:06
12 Piano Pieces, op. 118 no. 1 Intermezzo Allegro non assai
Johannes Brahms 2:06
13 Piano Pieces, op. 118 no. 2 Intermezzo Andante terneramente
Johannes Brahms 4:28
14 Piano Pieces, op. 118 no. 3 Ballade Allegro energico
Johannes Brahms 3:57
15 Piano Pieces, op. 118 no. 4 Intermezzo Allegretto un poco agitato
Johannes Brahms 2:49
16 Piano Pieces, op. 118 no. 5 Romance Andante
Johannes Brahms 3:46
17 Piano Pieces, op. 118 no. 6 Intermezzo Andante, largo e mesto
Johannes Brahms 4:54
18 Piano Pieces, op. 119 no. 1 Intermezzo Adagio
Johannes Brahms 3:37
19 Piano Pieces, op. 119 no. 2 Intermezzo Andantino un poco agitato
Johannes Brahms 5:01
20 Piano Pieces, op. 119 no. 3 Intermezzo Grazioso e giocoso
Johannes Brahms 1:47
21 Piano Pieces, op. 119 no. 4 Rhapsodie Allegro risoluto
Johannes Brahms 5:17
CD 5
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonata No. 14 in cis-moll, op. 27"Moonlight" 1: Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:45
2 Sonata No. 14 in cis-moll, op. 27 "Moonlight" 2: Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:20
3 Sonata No. 14 in cis-moll, op. 27 "Moonlight" 3: Presto agitato
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:44
4 Sonata No. 8 in c-moll, op.13 "Pathetique" 1: Grave-Allegro di molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:22
5 Sonata No. 8 in c-moll, op.13 "Pathetique" 2: Adagio cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:14
6 Sonata No. 8 in c-moll, op.13 "Pathetique" 3: Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:28
7 Sonata No. 23 in f-moll, op. 57 "Appassionata" 1: Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:45
8 Sonata No. 23 in f-moll, op. 57 "Appassionata" 2: Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:57
9 Sonata No. 23 in f-moll, op. 57 "Appassionata" 3: Allegro, ma non troppo-Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:45
10 Bagatelle "Fur Elise"-in a-moll, WoO 59: Poco moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:26
11 Bagatelle in c-moll, WoO 52: Presto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:23
12 Sicillano in g-moll (trans. by Wilhelm Kempff) from Flute Sonata in E Flat, BWV 1031, 2nd mvt.
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:17
13 Le Carillon de Cithere
François Couperin 4:50
14 Le Rappel des oiseaux (arr. by Wilhelm Kempff)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau 3:27
15 The Harmonious Blacksmith, No. 5 in E-dur, HMV 430
George Frideric Handel 5:27

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Wilhelm Kempff (1951-11) (track 23)
Wilhelm Kempff (1951-11-05) (tracks 1, 23)
Wilhelm Kempff (1956-01-16 – 1956-01-17) (tracks 2–15)
Wilhelm Kempff (1956-05-03) (tracks 16–22)
balance engineer:
Heinz Wildhagen (tracks 2–22)
composer:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1829 – 1831) (track 1)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1834 – 1835) (tracks 2–14)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1838-04) (tracks 15–22)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1839) (tracks 23, 23)
producer:
Karl-Heinz Schneider (tracks 2–22)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1951-11-05) (tracks 1, 23)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1956-01-16 – 1956-01-17) (tracks 2–15)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1956-05-03) (tracks 16–22)
part of:
Works of Robert Schumann by opus number (number: op. 2) (track 1)
Works of Robert Schumann by opus number (number: op. 18) (tracks 23, 23)
part of:
Kreisleriana, op. 16 (tracks 15–22)
Symphonic Etudes for Piano, op. 13 (first edition, 1837) (tracks 2–14)
parts:
recording of:
Arabeske in C major, op. 18 (1951-11) (track 23)
Arabeske in C major, op. 18 (1951-11-05) (track 23)
Papillons, op. 2 (1951-11-05) (track 1)
Kreisleriana, op. 16: I. Äußerst bewegt (1956-01-16 – 1956-01-17) (track 15)
Symphonic Etudes for Piano, op. 13: I. Theme - Andante (1956-01-16 – 1956-01-17) (track 2)
Symphonic Etudes for Piano, op. 13: IV. Etude no. 3 - Vivace (1956-01-16 – 1956-01-17) (track 5)
Kreisleriana, op. 16: IV. Sehr langsam (1956-05-03) (track 18)
Kreisleriana, op. 16: V. Sehr lebhaft (1956-05-03) (track 19)
Kreisleriana, op. 16: VI. Sehr langsam (1956-05-03) (track 20)
Kreisleriana, op. 16: VII. Sehr rasch (1956-05-03) (track 21)

CD 2

piano:
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-11) (tracks 4–7)
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (tracks 4–7)
Wilhelm Kempff (1957-01-03) (track 8)
Wilhelm Kempff (1957-01-04 – 1957-01-05) (tracks 1–3)
balance engineer:
Heinz Wildhagen (tracks 1–3, 8)
composer:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1836) (tracks 1–3)
Johannes Brahms (1854) (tracks 4, 4–5, 5–6, 6–7, 7)
Johannes Brahms (1861) (track 8)
producer:
Karl-Heinz Schneider (tracks 1–3, 8)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (tracks 4–7)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1957-01-03) (track 8)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1957-01-04 – 1957-01-05) (tracks 1–3)
part of:
is based on:
Edward (tracks 4, 4)
orchestrations:
Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24 (orchestrated by Rubbra) (track 8)
part of:
Ballades, op. 10 (tracks 4, 4–5, 5–6, 6–7, 7)
parts:
recording of:
Ballades, op. 10: No. 1 in D minor "Edward" (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 4)
Ballades, op. 10: No. 2 in D major. Andante (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 5)
Ballades, op. 10: No. 3 in B minor. Intermezzo. Allegro (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 6)
Ballades, op. 10: No. 4 in B major. Andante con moto (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 7)

CD 3

premiered in:
Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1853-06-08) (tracks 6, 6)
piano:
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-11) (tracks 7–15)
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-11-25 – 1953-11-26) (tracks 7–14)
Wilhelm Kempff (1958-03) (track 6)
Wilhelm Kempff (1958-03-03 – 1958-03-04) (tracks 1–6)
balance engineer:
Heinz Wildhagen (tracks 1–6)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (1851) (tracks 6, 6)
Johannes Brahms (1853) (tracks 1–5)
Johannes Brahms (1871) (tracks 7, 7)
Johannes Brahms (1878) (tracks 8, 8–10, 10–11, 11–12, 12–13, 13–14, 14)
Johannes Brahms (1879) (track 15)
Johannes Brahms (1893) (track 9)
producer:
Hans Ritter (tracks 1–6)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11-25 – 1953-11-26) (tracks 7–14)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1958-03) (track 6)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1958-03-03 – 1958-03-04) (tracks 1–6)
part of:
part of:
Sonata for Piano no. 3 in F minor, op. 5 (movement) (tracks 1–5)
8 Klavierstücke, op. 76 (tracks 7, 7–8, 8–10, 10–11, 11–12, 12–13, 13–14, 14)
recording of:
Scherzo in E-flat minor, op. 4 (1958-03) (track 6)
Scherzo in E-flat minor, op. 4 (1958-03-03 – 1958-03-04) (track 6)

CD 4

premiered in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1893-01-30) (track 9)
Wien, Austria (1893-01-30) (track 10)
Hamburg, Germany (1893-11-27) (track 11)
piano:
Wilhelm Kempff (1950-03-23 – 1950-03-24) (tracks 12–17)
Wilhelm Kempff (1950-10) (tracks 2–11)
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-11) (tracks 1, 12–21)
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (tracks 2–8, 18–21)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (tracks 12, 12–13, 13–14, 14–15, 15–16, 16–17, 17)
Johannes Brahms (1879) (track 1)
Johannes Brahms (1892) (tracks 2, 2–3, 3–4, 4–5, 5–6, 6–7, 7, 7–8, 8–11)
Johannes Brahms (1893) (tracks 18, 18–19, 19–20, 20–21, 21)
producer:
John Culshaw (tracks 2–8, 18–21)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1950-03-23 – 1950-03-24) (tracks 12–17)
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1950-10) (tracks 9–11)
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (tracks 2–8, 18–21)
orchestrations:
Black Swan (tracks 13, 13)
part of:
3 intermezzi, op. 117 (tracks 9–11)
Klavierstücke, op. 119 (tracks 18, 18–19, 19–20, 20–21, 21)
6 Klavierstücke, op. 118 (tracks 12, 12–13, 13–14, 14–15, 15–16, 16–17, 17)
7 Fantasias, op. 116 (tracks 2, 2–3, 3–4, 4–5, 5–6, 6–7, 7, 7–8, 8)
recording of:
6 Klavierstücke, op. 118: Nr. 5. Romanze in F-Dur. Andante (1950-03-23 – 1950-03-24) (track 16)
7 Fantasias, op. 116: No. 2 in A minor. Intermezzo. Andante (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 3)
7 Fantasias, op. 116: No. 4 in E major. Intermezzo. Adagio (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 5)
Klavierstücke, op. 119: Nr. 1. Intermezzo in h-Moll. Adagio (1953-11-23 – 1953-11-26) (track 18)

CD 5

piano:
Wilhelm Kempff (1953-03-30 – 1953-03-31) (track 12)
Wilhelm Kempff (1955-05-23) (tracks 1–11, 13–15)
piano arranger:
Wilhelm Kempff (track 12)
arranger:
Wilhelm Kempff (track 14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 12)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 15)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau (French composer of the Baroque era) (track 14)
François Couperin (French composer of the Baroque era) (1722) (track 13)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (tracks 4–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1806) (tracks 7–9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 10)
producer:
Wolfgang Lohse (tracks 1–9)
revised by:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798 – 1822) (track 11)
recorded at:
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1953-03-30 – 1953-03-31) (track 12)
Decca Studios in West Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1955-05-23) (tracks 1–11, 13–15)
part of:
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 52) (track 11)
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 10)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
For Aleeza (Beethoven's "Für Elise" • an abridged arrangement) (track 10)
Grobschmied-Variationen, HWV 430 (for oboe, bassoon and harpsichord, Tarkmann) (track 15)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Concerto (track 5)
Great Expectations (track 5)
Interludio (track 5)
Mephistopheles (track 1)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 1)
Overture (tracks 1, 4)
Passion Flower (track 10)
This Night (track 5)
What Is Eternal (track 1)
イヴの誘惑 (track 10)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 1)
熱情的花朵 (track 10)
later versions:
給愛麗斯 (track 10)
orchestrations:
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 1)
part of:
parts:
recording of:
Flute Sonata in E-flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (for piano, Kempff) (1953-03-30 – 1953-03-31) (track 12)
Suite in E minor: Le Rappel des oiseaux (1955-05-23) (track 14)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (tracks 1, 5)