Virtuoso Philosopher of the Piano

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Title: Virtuoso Philosopher of the Piano
Otros títulos: Klavierstücke D946
Wanderer Fantasy
Allegretto D915
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. 3 Klavierstü ... No. 1 in E flat minor.mp3 15:18 20.98Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. 3 Klavierstü ... romptu No. 2 in E flat.mp3 15:35 21.37Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. 3 Klavierstücke D946- Impromptu No. 3 in C.mp3 5:16 7.222Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. Fantasy in C ... on fuoco ma non troppo.mp3 6:33 8.980Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. Fantasy in C D760 'Wanderer'- II Adagio.mp3 7:53 10.82Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. Fantasy in C D760 'Wanderer'- III Presto.mp3 5:18 7.277Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7. Fantasy in C D760 'Wanderer'- IV Allegro.mp3 3:25 4.694Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
8. Allegretto in C minor D915.wav 6:14 62.83Mb WAV audio Wav
9. March in E D606.wav 4:18 43.34Mb WAV audio Wav
3 Klavierstücke D946- Completo.wav 35:59 363.2Mb WAV audio Wav
Fantasy in C D760 'Wanderer'- Completo.wav 23:02 232.4Mb WAV audio Wav

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