Schumann, Brahms, Chopin - Live in Moscow. Vol. 4 - Emil Gilels (DVD-NTSC)

Schumann, Brahms, Chopin - Live in Moscow. Vol. 4 - Emil Gilels (DVD-NTSC)

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1810 was a notable year for piano lovers; it was the year in which Schumann and Chopin, two of the century's greatest composers
of music for the piano, were born.Along with Brahms, their body of work added an abundance of riches to the piano literature.

Gilels (1916-1985) was one of the 20th century’s foremost pianists. This fourth volume of live performances presents
a 1978 recital from the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory featuring works of Schumann (Four Piano Pieces, Op. 32),
Brahms (Four Ballades, Op. 10), and Chopin (Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58; Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40;
Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53, “Heroic”; Etude No. 26 in A-flat major, Op. posthumous).

Schumann:

Four Piano Pieces, Op. 32
[1] Scherzo
[2] Gigue
[3] Romance
[4] Fugue

Brahms:

Four Ballades, Op. 10
[5] Ballade in D minor
[6] Ballade in D major
[7] Ballade in B minor
[8] Ballade in B major

[9] Chopin:

Polonaise in C minor, Op. 40
Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58
[10] I. Allegro maestoso
[11] II. Scherzo
[12] III. Largo
[13] IV. Presto non tanto

[14] Etude No. 26 in A-flat major, Op. posthumous
[15] Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53, “Heroic”

Live Performance, 1978
Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory

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