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HALL OF FAME
ARTUR SCHNABEL (1882 – 1951)

CD 1 – Beethoven: Piano Sonatas op.27/2 “Moonlight”, op.28 “Pastoral”, op.31/1
CD 2 – Beethoven: Piano Concertos No.1 op,15, No.2 op.19
CD 3 – Mozart: Piano Concertos No.20 KV466, No.21 KV467, Rondo for Piano No.3 KV511
CD 4 – Schubert: Quintet op.114 “The Trout”, Impromptus op.90
CD 5 – Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2 op.83
Schumann: Kinderszenen op. 15 (“Scenes from childhood)

Arthur Schnabel, Piano
London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent
Philharmonic Orchestra, Walter Süsskind
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Boult
Alphonse Onnou (violin), Germain Prévost (viola),
Robert Mass (violoncello), Claude Hodbay (contrabass)

Recorded 1932-1950, Republished 2002

TRACKLIST

HALL OF FAME - ARTUR SCHNABEL (1882 - 1951) 


CD l Total Time:                                 58:14 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) 

Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, op.27/2 "Moonlight"
01 I.   Adagio sostenuto                          4:50   
02 II.  Allegretto & Trio                         2:10 
03 III. Presto agitato                            6:22 
recorded 2 April 1934 

Piano Sonata No. 15 in D major, op.28 "Pastoral" 
04 I.   Allegro                                   7:12 
05 II.  Andante                                   7:12 
06 III. Scherzo & Trio: Allegro vivace            2:02  
07 IV.  Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo              4:23 
recorded 17 February 1933 

Piano Sonata No.16 in G major, op.31/l 
08 I.   Allegro vivace                            5:48 
09 II.  Adagio grazioso                          12:25 
10 III. Rondo: Allegretto                         5:29 
recorded 5 & 6 November 1935 


CD 2                                 Total Time: 66:07 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) 

Piano Concerto No. 1 in C major, op.15 
01 I.   Allegro con brio                         16:51 
02 II.  Largo                                    12:22 
03 III. Rondo: Allegro scherzando                 8:38 
recorded 23 March 1932 

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, op.19 
01 I.   Allegro con brio                         13:22 
02 II.  Adagio                                    9:09 
03 III. Rondo: Molto Allegro                      5:32 
recorded 5 April 1935 

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent 


CD 3                                 Total Time: 67:44 

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) 

Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, KV 466 
01 I.   Allegro                                  13:00 
02 II.  Romance                                   9:41 
03 III. Rondo: Allegro assai                      6:49 

Philharmonic Orchestra, Walter Süsskind
recorded June 1948 

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, KV 467 
04 I.   Allegro maestoso                         13:29 
05 II.  Andante                                   8:17 
06 III. Allegro vivace assai                      6:43 

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Marcolm Sargent 
recorded 12 January 1937 

07 Rondo for piano No. 3 in A minor, KV 511       9:29
recorded June 1946 


CD 4                                 Total Time: 57:40 

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828) 

Quintet for piano and strings in A major D. 667, 
op.114 "The Trout" (Foreilenquintett) 
01 I.   Allegro vivace                            8:45 
02 II.  Andante                                   7:25 
03 III. Scherzo: Presto & Trio                    4:08 
04 IV.  Tema. Variazioni I-V                      7:25 
        Andantino. Ailegretto 
05 V.   Finale: Allegro giusto                    5:59 

Alphonse Onnou (violin), Germain Prévost (viola), 
Robert Mass (violoncello), Claude Hodbay (contrabass) 
recorded 16 November 1935 

Impromptus D. 899, op.90 
06 No. 1 In C minor                               8:47 
07 No. 2 in E flat major                          4:04 
08 No. 3 in G flat major                          4:51 
09 No. 4 in A flat major                          5:57 
recorded 6-9 June 1950 


CD 5                                 Total Time: 62:03 

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897) 

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, op. 83 
01 I.   Allegro non troppo                       15:52 
02 II.  Allegro appassionato                      8:06 
03 III. Andante                                  12:24 
04 IV.  Allegro grazioso                          8:35 

Adrian Boult, BBC Symphony Orchestra, 
recorded 7 & 14 November 1935 

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856) 

Kinderszenen, op.15 (Scenes from childhood) 
05 Von fremden Ländern und Menschen               1:11 
   (About foreign lands and peoples) 
06 Kuriose Geschichte (A curious story)           1:02 
07 Hasche-Mann (Catch me if you can)              0:29 
08 Bittendes Kind (Pleading child)                0:47 
09 Glückes genug (Perfect happiness)              1:15 
10 Wichtige Begebenheit (An important event)      0:52 
11 Träumerei (Dreaming)                           2:46 
12 Am Kamin (By fhe fireside)                     0:50 
13 Ritter von Steckenpferd                        0:41
   (Knight of fhe hobby-horse) 
14 Fast zu ernst (Almost too serious)             1:30 
15 Fürchtenmachen (Frightening)                   1:30 
16 Kind im Einschlummern (Child falling asleep)   1:56 
17 Der Dichter spricht (The poet speaks)          2:06 

recorded 3 June 1947 


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