Wilhelm Kempff

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Wilhelm Kempff requires no introduction – he was one of the greatest and most distinguished pianists of the 20th century with a large discography. Kempff approaches each piece as a masterwork in its own right and he was a master at finding the poetry and lyricism inside any work. This is gorgeous piano recital, recorded in Aix-en-Provence in 1955, evocatively capturing the shifting moods of this often elusive composers. None of these French radio performances have been published before.

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WILHELM KEMPFF plays Mozart, Rameau, Couperin, Beethoven and Schubert

1. MOZART: Fantasia in D minor, K.397 [05:56]
2. RAMEAU: Les trois mains [05:51]
3. COUPERIN: Le carillon de Cythère [04:54]
4-7. BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No.15 in D Major, Op.28 [21:37]

Recorded ∙ 12 July 1955 ∙ Aix-en-Provence ∙ Théâtre de l’Archevêché ∙ Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française ∙ Live Recording

8-11. SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in G Major, D.894 [32:33]
Recorded ∙ 11 February 1960 ∙ Paris ∙ Studio 107 ∙ Radiodiffusion-Télévision Française ∙ Radio Studio Recording

Additional Information

Article number: MC 1001
Release date: 02 May 2014
UPC barcode: 0791154050019
Total time: 70:54

Producer and Audio Restoration: Lynn Ludwig
Booklet Notes: Michael Waiblinger
Design: Alessia Issara
Photographs: Boris Lipnitzki
With special thanks to Klaus Linsenmeyer
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