Dame Myra Hess

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She was a British pianist most renowned for her interpretations of the Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann.
She made a well-known arrangement for piano of the chorale prelude "Jesu, bleibet meine Freude" from Johann Sebastian Bach's Cantata No. 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Violin Concerto / Piano Trio no. 2 Brahms; The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Joseph Szigeti, Pablo Casals, Dame Myra Hess 1
1993 Sextet no. 1 / Piano Trio no. 1 Johannes Brahms; Isaac Stern, Alexander Schneider, Milton Katims, Milton Thomas, Pablo Casals, Madeline Foley, Dame Myra Hess 1
2002 Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 4 / Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 23 / Adagio in B minor / Rondo in D major Beethoven, Mozart; Dame Myra Hess, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Volume 45: Myra Hess Myra Hess 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1998 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3, Overture Coriolanus / Wagner: Siegfried's Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung Beethoven, Wagner; Dame Myra Hess, NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 1
2000 Piano Concerto no. 5 / Piano Concerto no. 2 Beethoven; Dame Myra Hess, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring / Sonata no. 14 in G major, L. 387 / Intermezzo in A-flat, op. 76 no. 3 / Capriccio in B minor, op. 76 no. 2 Bach, Scarlatti, Brahms; Myra Hess 1

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