Wilhelm Backhaus - Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1, 2, 3 & 4 (Stereo Version) (2020)
FLAC tracks | 01:17:16 | 272 Mb
Genre: Classical / Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.
Marking 50 years since the passing of Wilhelm Backhaus (5 July 1969), Decca brings together, for the first time, the artist’s complete recordings for the label. New remasterings showcasing the incredible integrity of Backhaus’s pianism
Landmark recordings of Beethoven – including two Sonata cycles (mono and stereo – the stereo only omits Op.106, not recorded at Backhaus’ time of death); Brahms’ Concertos, Cello Sonatas (with Fournier); and Backhaus’s celebrated 1954 Carnegie Hall recital.Recordings with the Wiener Philharmoniker and Clemens Krauss (Beethoven); Karl Böhm (Brahms, Mozart); Carl Schuricht (Brahms);Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt (Beethoven); Günter Wand (Schumann).Includes the first international release of Backhaus’ last public performance – two weeks before he died; and the mono Beethoven Sonata cycle.