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Claudio Arrau

Beethoven: Concerto 3 (w/Ormandy)
Weber: Konzertstück (w/Defauw), Sonata 1
rec. 1941-47
8.111263

Reviews by Colin Clarke and Jonathan Woolf

R Strauss: Burleske
Schumann: Concerto (w/Defaux), Carnaval
rec. 1939-46
8.111265

Review by Jonathan Woolf

William Backhaus

Brahms: Concerto 1, Paganini Variations, Rhapsody (w/Boult)
rec. 1929-32
8.110699

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Brahms: Concerto 2 (w/Böhm), Ballades, Waltzes, Hungarian Dances
rec. 1932-39
8.110766

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Alfred Cortot - see separate page

Edwin Fischer

Bach: Well Tempered Clavier Book II
rec. 1935-36
8.110653-54

Review by Christopher Thomas

Ignaz Friedman

Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata
Chopin: Mazurkas, Etudes, Waltzes
rec. 1923-26
8.110684

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Grieg: Concerto
Chopin: Sonata, Polonaise, Etudes
rec. 1927-28
8.110686

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Chopin: Polonaise, Mazurkas
and Schubert & Gluck,
rec. 1928-30
8.110690

Review by Christopher Howell

Mendelssohn: Songs without words
Beethoven: Violin sonata 'Kretuzer' (w/Hubermann)
Liszt: Hungarian rhapsody 2
rec. 1930-31
8.110736

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Walter Gieseking

Schumann: Concerto (w/Böhm)
Grieg: Concerto (w/Rosbaud)
Franck: Symphonic variations (w/Wood)
rec. 1932-42
8.111110

Reviews by David Blomenberg and David Dunsmore

Bach: Italian concerto, Partitas
Beethoven: Sonata 17
8.111353

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Beethoven: Sonatas 20, 21, 23, 28 & 30
8.112063

Reviews by Christopher Howell and Walter Gieseking

Emil Gilels

Early Recordings Volume 1
Rameau, Mozart, Schumann, Smetana, Debussy & Ravel
rec. 1935-51
8.111350

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Early Recordings Volume 3
Chopin, Scarlatti & Liszt
rec. 1935-51
8.111386

Review by Brian Reinhart

Early Recordings Volume 2
Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Medtner & Glazunov
rec. 1937-54
8.112051

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Glenn Gould


Beethoven: Piano Sonatas 30-32
rec. 1956
8.111299

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Beethoven: Concerto 2 (w/Bernstein)
Brahms: Quintet
rec. 1957
8.111341

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Bach: Keyboard conc (w/Bernstein), partitas, fugues
8.112049

Reviews by Dominy Clements and Jonathan Woolf

Myra Hess

Schumann: Concerto (w/Goehr), Carnaval
rec. 1931-38
8.110604

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Josef Hofmann

Acoustic Recordings
Chopin, Liszt, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov
rec. 1916-23
8.111326

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Vladimir Horowitz

Brahms: Concerto 2
Tchaikovsky: Concerto 1
rec. 1940-41 (w/Toscanini)
8.110671

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Rachmaninov: Concerto 3 (w/Coates)
and Debussy, Scarlatti, Liszt, Schubert, Chopin & Bizet
rec. 1928-30
8.110696

Reviews by Don Satz and Tony Haywood

Liszt: Sonata
Scarlatti: Sonatas
Chopin: Etudes, Mazurkas
and Poulenc, Rimsky-Korsakov, Debussy, Stravinsky, Haydn & Schumann
rec. 1932-34
8.110606

Reviews by Tony Haywood and Paul Shoemaker

Beethoven: Concerto 5
Rachmaninov: Concerto 3
rec. 1951/52 (w/Reiner)
8.110787

Reviews by Alex Demetriou, Michael Cookson, Jonathan Woolf and John Quinn

Chopin: Sonata 2
rec. 1949-57
8.111282

Review by Jonathan Woolf

William Kapell

Prokofiev: Concerto 3 (w/Antal Dorati)
Khachaturian: Concerto (w/Koussevitzky)
Shostakovich: Preludes
rec. 1944-49
8.110673

Review by Christopher Howell

Rachmaninov: Concerto 2 (w/Steinberg), Paganini Variations (w/Reiner), Prelude
rec. 1945-51
8.110692

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Beethoven: Concerto 2 (w/Golschmann)
Schubert: Waltzes
Rachmaninov: Cello sonata (w/Kurtz)
rec. 1946-52
8.110767

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf, Christopher Howell and Colin Clarke

Louis Kentner

Liszt: Tarantella, Fantasia (Orch. & cond. C Lambert)
Balakirev: Sonata
rec. 1938-51
8.111223

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Mischa Levitzki

Chopin: Waltzes, Etudes
Gluck, Schubert, Mendelsohn, Scarlatti, Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven
rec. 1923-33
8.110688

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Liszt: Concerto 1 (w/Ronald), Hungareina rhapsodies, La Campanella
Schumann: Sonata
Moskowzki: La Jongleuse
rec. 1927-33
8.110769

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Chopin: Ballades, Preludes, Waltzes
Levitzki: Waltz
Rubinstein: Etude
rec. 1927-38
8.110774

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Josef Lhevinne

Mozart: Sonata
Chopin: Etudes, Preludes
Rachmaninov: Prelude
Schumann: Toccata
rec. 1920-37
8.110681

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Dinu Lipatti

The last recital
Bach, Mozart, Schubert & Chopin
rec. 1950
8.111366

Review by Steve Arloff

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

Early Recordings Vol. 1
rec. 1939-48
8.111351

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Early Recordings Vol. 3
rec. 1939-48
8.111396

Review by Guy Aron

Early Recordings Vol. 2
rec. 1939-51
8.112052

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf and Bob Briggs

Benno Moiseiwitsch - see separate page

Ignacy Paderewski

Selection of US Victor recordings
rec. 1914-41
8.112011

Review by Christopher Howell

Sergei Prokofiev

Prokofiev: Concerto 3 (w/Coppola), Visions fugitives, Conte de la vieille grand-mere
rec. 1932-35
8.110670

Reviews by John Leeman and Jonathan Woolf

Sergei Rachmaninov


Rachmaninov: Concertos 2 & 3
rec. 1929-40 (w/Stokowski & Ormandy)
8.110601

Review by Rob Barnett

 

Rachmaninov: Concertos 1 & 4, Paganini Variations
rec. 1934-41 (w/Stokowski & Ormandy)
8.110602

Review by Rob Barnett

Solo recordings Vol. 2
rec. 1925-42

Review by Steve Arloff

Artur Rubinstein

Chopin: Mazurkas
rec. 1928-39
8.110653-54

Review by Christopher Howell

Chopin: Nocturnes and Scherzi
rec. 1932-37
8.110659-60

Review by Simon Jenner

Chopin: Polonaises
rec. 1934-35
8.110661

Review by Christopher Howell

Brahms: Piano concerto 2
Tchaikovsky: Piano concerto 1
rec. 1929-32
8.111271

Reviews by Rob Maynard and Christopher Howell

Rachmaninov: Piano concerto 2, Paganini Rhapsody
rec. 1946-50
8.111289

Reviews by Rob Maynard and Jonathan Woolf

Chopin: Piano Concertos 1 & 2
Los Angeles PO/Alfred Wallenstein
NBC SO/William Steinberg
rec. 1946/53
8.111296

Reviews by Rob Maynard and Jonathan Woolf

Artur Schnabel (see separate page)

Solomon

Tchaikovsky: Concerto 1 (w/Harty)
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody
Chopin: Polonaises, Etudes, Fantasie
rec. 1929-32
8.110680

Reviews by Jonathan Woolf and William Hedley

Beethoven: Concerto 3
Bliss: Concerto
rec. 1943-44 (w/Boult)
8.110682

Reveiw by Jonathan Woolf

Collections

Bach Transcriptions
rec. 1925-47
8.110658

Reveiiews by Jonathan Woolf and Arthur Baker

Busoni & his pupils
rec. 1922-52
8.110777

Reviews by Christopher Howell and Jonathan Woolf

Great Pianists (compilation)
8.110783-84

Review by Steve Arloff

Women At The Piano Volume 1
rec. 1928-52
8.111120

Reviews by Colin Clarke, Jonathan Woolf and Christopher Howell

Women At The Piano Volume 3
rec. 1928-54
8.111217

Review by Jonathan Woolf

Women At The Piano Volume 4
rec. 1921-55
8.111218

Review by Steve Arloff

Legends of the piano
rec. 1901-24
8.112054

Review by Jonathan Woolf

 

   

 


 


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