“Horszowski: Vatican Recital 1940 and Beethoven Masterworks”
|Ludwig van Beethoven||
Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 (33 Variations in C major on a Waltz by Anton Diabelli),
Eroica Variations, Op. 35 (Prometheus Variations),
Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53 'Waldstein'.
|Frédéric François Chopin||
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23,
Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57,
Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29,
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 'Marche funèbre': 3rd movement (Funeral March),
Prelude Op. 28 No. 15 in D flat major ‘Raindrop',
Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20.
|César Auguste Franck||Prélude, Choral et Fugue, M21.|
|Ferencz Liszt||Legendes (2) for piano, S. 175.|
Mieczyslaw Horszowski (Piano).
2 cd set: includes unpublished recordings. Horszowski’s profound artistry reappears in a new restoration of his 1940 Vatican Radio recital along with recently discovered concert performances of three major works by Beethoven, a composer three steps away from the pianist.