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The complete solo and concerto studio recordings [sound recording].

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Author/Creator:
Hess, Myra, Dame, 1890-1965 prf arr
Reprint/reissue date:
2013
Original date:
1929
Imprint:
[Hexham, Northumberland] : APR, p2013.
Format:
  • Music - Recording
  • 5 sound discs : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note:
APR: APR 7504 A, APR 7504 B, APR 7504 C, APR 7504 D, APR 7504 E (on container: APR 7504). The Bach Jesu, joy of man's desiring, exerpt from a cantata, arr. for piano solo by Myra Hess; Schubert Ballet music from Rosamunde, excerpt from an incidental music, arr. for piano solo by Rudolph Ganz; Falla Ritual fire dance, excerpt from a ballet, arr. for piano solo; Dvořák Slavonic dance op. 46 no 1, for piano 4 hands; Bach Adagio from BWV 564, originally for organ, arr. for piano solo by Hess; Schumann Carnaval, a suite; Franck Variations symphoniques, for piano and orchestra; Brahms Waltz op. 39 no. 15, originally for piano 4 hands, arr. for piano solo. Previously released in 1920s-1950s as 78 rpm and LP analog discs on American Columbia, English Columbia, HMV, and in 1990 as compact disc on APR. Compact discs. Performer biographical notes by Stephen Siek, and original release and matrix numbers (19 p. : ports.) laid in container.
Contents:
  • The American Columbia Recordings : 1928-1931. Jesu, joy of man's desiring / Bach ; Hess (3:18)
  • French suite : no. 5 in G, BWV 816. Gigue (3:20) ; WTC I. Prelude & fugue in C sharp, BWV 848 (3:21) ; Toccata in G major, BWV 916. Allegro (1:58) / Bach
  • Sonata in C minor L352, Kk11 (1:58) ; Sonata in C major L104, Kk159 (1:40) / Scarlatti
  • Sonata in A major, D664 / Schubert (19:00)
  • Ballet music from Rosamunde / Schubert ; Ganz (3:52)
  • Bagatelle in B flat major, op. 119 no 11 / Beethoven (1:59)
  • Intermezzo in C major, op. 119 no 3 (1:43) ; Capriccio in B minor op. 76 no 2 (3:25) / Brahms
  • Vogel als prophet : op. 82 no 7 / Schumann (3:35)
  • Song without words : op. 38. No 6, Duetto (2:43) ; Song without words : op. 67. No 4, Spinning song (1:46) / Mendelssohn
  • Cradle song : preludes op. 17 no 9 / Palmgren (3:24)
  • Pavane pour une infante défunte / Ravel (5:52)
  • Images, Book 2. No. 3, Poissons d'or (3:49) ; Préludes I. No. 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin (2:21) ; No. 12, Minstrels (2:07) / Debussy
  • The white peacock : op. 7 no 1 / Griffes (4:34)
  • El amor brujo. Ritual fire dance / Falla (3:42)
  • The English Columbia Recordings : 1933. Nocturne no 4 in A major / Field (3:39)
  • Nocturne in F sharp major, op. 15 no 2 / Chopin (3:34)
  • AD MDCXX : op. 55 no 3 / Macdowell (2:51)
  • Slavonic dance : op. 46 no 1 / Dvořák (3:28)
  • The HMV 78-rpm recordings : 1937-1949. Saraband, Minuet, Air / Purcell ; Hess (4:43)
  • Sonata in G major L387, Kk14 / Scarlatti (2:53)
  • Jesu, joy of man's desiring (3:31) ; Adagio from BWV 564 (4:29) / Bach ; Hess
  • Prelude in D major, BWV 936 / Bach (2:29)
  • Sonata in D major Hob XVI, 37. Allegro con brio / Haydn (4:25)
  • Piano concerto no. 21 in C major, K 467 / Mozart (29:00)
  • Capriccio in B minor, op. 76 no. 2 (3:28) ; Intermezzo in A flat major, op. 76 no. 3 (3:16) ; Intermezzo in E flat major, op. 117 no. 1 (4:56) ; Intermezzo in C major, op. 119 no. 3 (1:42) ; Capriccio in D minor, op. 116 no. 7 / Brahms
  • Carnaval : op. 9 (27:00) ; Piano concerto in A minor, op. 54 (32:00) / Schumann
  • Variations symphoniques / Franck (15:30)
  • Album leaf, op. 22 (3:27) ; Elves : op. 17 (2:08) / Matthay
  • Five bagatelles op. 9 (7:19) ; Piano sonata in F minor, op. 8 (22:00) / Howard Ferguson
  • The HMV LPs : 1952-1957. Piano sonata in E major, op. 109 (22:00) ; Piano sonata in A flat major, op. 110 (21:00) ; Klavierstück in A minor WoO 59 : Für Elise (3:15) ; Bagatelle in E flat major, op. 126 no. 3 (3:05) / Beethoven
  • Song without words : op. 102. No 5 in A major / Mendelssohn (1:06)
  • Piano concerto in A minor, op. 54 (33:00) ; Études symphoniques : op. 13 (27:00) / Schumann
  • Sonata in C minor L352, Kk11 (3:24) ; Sonata in G major L387, Kk14 (2:47) / Scarlatti
  • Goyescas. The maiden and the nightingale / Granados (6:38)
  • Waltz in A flat, op. 39 no. 15 (1:33) ; Intermezzo in C major, op. 119 no. 3 (1:48) / Brahms
  • Jesu, joy of man's desiring / Bach ; Hess (3:42).
Participant:
Myra Hess, Hamilton Harty (Dvořák) piano ; Hallé Orchestra ; Leslie Heward, conductor (Mozart concerto, K. 467) ; Orchestra ; Walter Goehr, conductor (Schumann concerto, op. 54) ; City of Birmingham Orchestra ; Basil Cameron, conductor (Franck) ; Philharmonia Orchestra ; Rudolf Schwarz, conductor (Schumann concerto, op. 54).
Event:
Recorded 1928-1957.
Contributor:
Ganz, Rudolph, 1877-1972. Arranger
Harty, Hamilton, 1879-1941. Performer
Heward, Leslie, 1897-1943. Conductor
Goehr, Walter. Conductor
Cameron, Basil, 1884-1975. Conductor
Schwarz, Rudolf, 1905-1994. Conductor
Hallé Orchestra. Performer
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Performer
Philharmonia Orchestra. Performer
Included Work:
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147. Jesus bleibet meine Freude arr.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Französische Suiten. Nr. 5 Gigue.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Wohltemperierte Klavier. 1. T. Nr. 3.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Toccatas, harpsichord, BWV 916, G major. Allegro.
Scarlatti, Domenico, 1685-1757. Sonatas, harpsichord, K. 11, C minor.
Scarlatti, Domenico, 1685-1757. Sonatas, harpsichord, K. 159, C major.
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Sonatas, piano, D. 664, A major.
Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Rosamunde. Selections; arr.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Bagatelles, piano, op. 119. No. 11.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Stücke, piano, op. 119. Intermezzo, C major.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Stücke, piano, op. 76. Capriccio, B minor.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Waldscenen. Vogel als Prophet.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Lieder ohne Worte, piano, op. 38. Nr. 6, Duett.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Lieder ohne Worte, piano, op. 67. Nr. 4, Spinnerlied.
Palmgren, Selim, 1878-1951. Preludes, piano, op. 17. Vaggsång.
Ravel, Maurice, 1875-1937. Pavane pour une infante défunte.
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Images, piano, 2nd ser. Poissons d'or.
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Preludes, piano, book 1. Fille aux cheveux de lin.
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918. Preludes, piano, book 1. Minstrels.
Griffes, Charles Tomlinson, 1884-1920. Roman sketches. White peacock.
Falla, Manuel de, 1876-1946. Amor brujo. Danza ritual del fuego; arr.
Field, John, 1782-1837. Nocturnes, piano, no. 4, A major.
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Nocturnes, piano, op. 15. No. 2.
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908. Sea pieces. A.D. 1620.
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Slovanské tance, op. 46. No. 1.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Suites, harpsichord, Z. 661, G minor. Saraband.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Suites, harpsichord, Z. 660, G major. Saraband.
Purcell, Henry, 1659-1695. Airs, harpsichord, Z. T693, G minor.
Scarlatti, Domenico, 1685-1757. Sonatas, harpsichord, K. 14, G major.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Toccatas, organ, BWV 564, C major. Adagio; arranged.
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Kleine Präludien, BWV 933-938, BWV 936.
Haydn, Joseph, 1732-1809. Sonatas, piano, H. XVI, 37, D major. Allegro con brio.
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. Concertos, piano, orchestra, K. 467, C major.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Stücke, piano, op. 76. Intermezzo, A♭ major.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Intermezzi, piano, op. 117. Nr. 1.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Fantasien, piano, op. 116. Capriccio (No. 7)
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Carnaval.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Concertos, piano, orchestra, op. 54, A minor.
Franck, César, 1822-1890. Variations symphoniques.
Matthay, Tobias, 1858-1945. Stray fancies, op. 22. Album leaf.
Matthay, Tobias, 1858-1945. Elves.
Ferguson, Howard, 1908-1999. Bagatelles, piano, op. 9.
Ferguson, Howard, 1908-1999. Sonatas, piano, op. 8, F minor.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 30, op. 109, E major.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 31, op. 110, A♭ major.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Bagatelles, piano, WoO 59, A minor.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Bagatelles, piano, op. 126. No. 3.
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Lieder ohne Worte, piano, op. 102. Nr. 5.
Schumann, Robert, 1810-1856. Études symphoniques.
Granados, Enrique, 1867-1916. Goyescas (Piano work). Quejas.
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897. Waltzes, piano, 4 hands, op. 39. No. 15; arranged.
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