Virtuoso Philosopher of the Piano

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Title: Virtuoso Philosopher of the Piano
Otros títulos: Piano Concerto No. 1
Piano Concerto*
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Claudio Arrau; Ludwig van Beethoven; Johannes Brahms; Robert Schumann; Frédéric Chopin; Franz Schubert; Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky; Edvart Grieg; Philharmonia Orchestra; Alceo Galliera
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 Concer ... - Allegro con spirito.mp3 21:21 29.28Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. Piano Concer ... Prestissimo - Tempo I.mp3 7:49 10.73Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. Piano Concer ... III Allegro con fuoco.mp3 7:08 9.793Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. Piano Concer ... allegro molto moderato.mp3 14:25 19.78Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16- II Adagio.mp3 6:58 9.554Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. Piano Concer ... ato - andante maestoso.mp3 10:47 14.79Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
Piano Concerto ... minor Op. 23- Completo.wav 36:14 365.7Mb WAV audio Wav
Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 16- Completo.wav 32:00 323.0Mb WAV audio Wav

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