Virtuoso Philosopher of the Piano

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Title: Virtuoso Philosopher of the Piano
Otros títulos: Piano Sonatas 23 'Appassionata', 22, 7 & 24
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Claudio Arrau; Ludwig van Beethoven; Johannes Brahms; Robert Schumann; Frédéric Chopin; Franz Schubert; Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Edvart Grieg; Philharmonia Orchestra
Código CDU: Arrau.01
Forma Musical: Piano music -- Piano with orchestra -- Concertos (Piano) -- Sonatas (Piano) --
Abstract: A patrician artist whose matinee-idol appearance was as elegant as his playing, Claudio Arrau achieved a major reputation for his performances of Brahms and Liszt. Indeed, few Romantic-period composers, from Beethoven onward, were beyond his grasp. In addition to that repertory, his Debussy was regarded by many connoisseurs as exemplary. Arrau believed that his abiding interest in psychoanalysis aided him in probing the intent of those whose works he performed. Certainly, Arrau's performances were marked by a balance between heart and intellect. Arrau was born in Chillán, Chile, on February 6, 1903. He received piano instruction from his mother at an early age, making his debut performance in Santiago at the age of five playing Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin. At the age of 10 the Chilean government sent him to Berlin, where he enrolled in Stern's Conservatory of Music. His teacher there was Martin Krause. While studying he entered competitions, and won the Ibach Prize and the Gustav ...


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1. Piano Sonata ... nata'- I Allegro assai.mp3 10:21 14.20Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. Piano Sonata ... '- II Andante con moto.mp3 7:05 9.721Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. Piano Sonata ... ma non troppo - Presto.mp3 8:18 11.39Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. Piano Sonata ... In tempo d'un Menuetto.mp3 5:57 8.171Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. Piano Sonata ... Op. 54- II Allegretto.mp3 6:17 8.619Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. Piano Sonata ... Op. 10 No. 3- I Presto.mp3 6:44 9.247Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7. Piano Sonata ... o. 3- II Largo e mesto.mp3 10:19 14.15Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
8. Piano Sonata ... III Menuetto. Allegro.mp3 2:58 4.064Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
9. Piano Sonata ... . 3- IV Rondo. Allegro.mp3 3:57 5.430Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
10. Piano Sonat ... Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 7:25 10.18Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
11. Piano Sonat ... 78- II Allegro vivace.mp3 2:57 4.058Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
Piano Sonata No ... ppassionata'- Completo.wav 25:38 258.7Mb WAV audio Wav
Piano Sonata No. 22 in F Op. 54- Completo.wav 12:12 123.1Mb WAV audio Wav
Piano Sonata No. 7 in D Op. 10 No. 3- Completo.wav 23:49 240.4Mb WAV audio Wav
Piano Sonata No. 24 in F Op. 78- Completo.wav 10:20 104.2Mb WAV audio Wav

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