Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Klavierkonzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, op. 58: I. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven 17:44
2 Klavierkonzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, op. 58: II. Andante con moto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:47
3 Klavierkonzert Nr. 4 G-Dur, op. 58: III. Rondo: Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:23
4 Sonate c-moll, op. 10 Nr. 1: I. Allegro molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:13
5 Sonate c-moll, op. 10 Nr. 1: II. Adagio molto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:06
6 Sonate c-moll, op. 10 Nr. 1: III. Prestissimo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:44
7 Sonate c-moll, op. 13 "Pathétique": I. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:16
8 Sonate c-moll, op. 13 "Pathétique": II. Andante cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:52
9 Sonate c-moll, op. 13 "Pathétique": III. Rondo: Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:38
10 Sonatine G-Dur, op. 79: I. Presto alla tedesca
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:15
11 Sonatine G-Dur, op. 79: II. Andante
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:55
12 Sonatine G-Dur, op. 79: III. Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sonate d-moll, op. 31 Nr. 2 "Der Sturm": I. Largo - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:09
2 Sonate d-moll, op. 31 Nr. 2 "Der Sturm": II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:12
3 Sonate d-moll, op. 31 Nr. 2 "Der Sturm": III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:22
4 Sonate Es-Dur, op. 81a "Les adieux": I. Les adieux: Adagio - Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:43
5 Sonate Es-Dur, op. 81a "Les adieux": II. L’absence: Andante espressivo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:05
6 Sonate Es-Dur, op. 81a "Les adieux": III. Le retour: Vivacissimamante
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
7 Sonate c-moll, op. 111: I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:12
8 Sonate c-moll, op. 111: II. Arietta: Adagio molto, semplice e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven 13:53
9 Impromptu As-Dur, op. 142 Nr. 2
Franz Schubert 4:20
10 "Warum?", op. 12 Nr. 3
Robert Schumann 3:17
11 Valses caprices Nr. 6 (nach Schubert)
Franz Liszt 6:22
12 Intermezzo C-Dur, op. 119 Nr. 3
Johannes Brahms 1:36

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1954-03-30) (tracks 7–12)
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1956-03-18) (tracks 1–3)
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1956-04-11) (tracks 4–6)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1795 – 1797) (tracks 4–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1798) (tracks 7–9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1804 – 1807) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 10–12)
conductor:
Guido Cantelli (conductor) (1956-03-18) (tracks 1–3)
orchestra:
New York Philharmonic (1956-03-18) (tracks 1–3)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1954-03-30) (tracks 7–12)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1956-03-18) (tracks 1–3)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1956-04-11) (tracks 4–6)
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Concerto (track 8)
Great Expectations (track 8)
Interludio (track 8)
Overture (track 7)
This Night (track 8)
live recording of:
part of:
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 8)

CD 2

piano:
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (1954-03-30) (tracks 1–12)
composer:
Franz Liszt (track 11)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (– 1837-07) (track 10)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 1–3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809 – 1810) (tracks 4–6)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1821 – 1822) (tracks 7–8)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1827) (track 9)
Johannes Brahms (1893) (track 12)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1954-03-30) (tracks 1–12)
has revision:
Valse-caprice no. 6, S.427/6a (second version, for Sophie Menter) (track 11)
Valse-caprice no. 6, S.427/6b (third version) (track 11)
live recording of:
Fantasiestücke, op. 12: III. Warum? (1954-03-30) (track 10)
part of: