5:43:22 Schubert by Artur Schnabel – Impromptus, Moments Musicaux, Sonatas, Trout Quintet + P° (Cent. rec.)

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Franz Schubert (1797-1828) – Piano Works by Artur Schnabel / New Mastering.
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4 Impromptus, D899
No. 1 in C minor (00:00)
No. 2 in E-flat major (08:52)
No. 3 in G-flat major (13:02)
No. 4 in A-fiat major (17:59)

4 Impromptus, D935
No. 1 in F minor (24:04)
No. 2 in A-flat major (33:10)
No. 3 in B-flat major (40:27)
No. 4 in F minor (50:20)

6 Moments musicaux, D780
No. 1 in C major (56:49)
No. 2 in A-fiat major (1:01:22)
No. 3 in F minor (1:07:47)
No. 4 in C-sharp minor (109:39)
No. 5 in F minor (1:13:32)
No. 6 in A-fiat major (1:14:48)

Allegretto in C minor, D915 (1:21:22)
March in E major, D606 (1:26:10)

Piano Sonata in A major, D959
l. Allegro (1:29:28)
Il. Andantino (1:40:42)
Ill. Scherzo – Allegro vivace (1:48:59)
IV. Rondo – Allegretto (1:53:28)

Piano Sonata in B-flat major, D960
l. Molto moderato (2:04:16)
Il. Andante sostenuto (2:18:08)
Ill. Scherzo – Allegro vivace con delicatezza (2:29:30)
IV. Allegro ma non troppo (2:33:42)

Piano Sonata in D major, D850
l. Allegro vivace (2:40:57)
ll. Con moto (2:49:25)
Ill. Scherzo. Allegro vivace (3:02:45)
IV. Rondo. Allegro moderato (3:10:48)

Andantino varié in B minor, D823 (3:18:32)
Allegro in A minor, D947 “Lebensstürme” (3:26:21)
March in G minor, D819 No. 2 (3:38:44)
March in B minor, D81 9 No. 3 (3:42:52)

Marches militaires, D733
No. 1 in D major (3:50:48)
No. 2 in G major (3:54:30)
No. 3 in E-flat major (3:58:06)

Divertimento la hongroise, D818
l. Andante (4:02:53)
ll. Marcia – Andante con moto (4:15:49)
Ill. Allegretto (4:19:50)

Rondo in A major, D951 (4:34:21)

Piano Quintet in A major, D667 “The Trout”
l. Allegro vivace (4:44:56)
Il. Andante (4:53:41)
III. Scherzo – Presto (5:01:12)
IV. Thema mit Variationen – Andantino (5:05:22)
V. Finale – Allegro giusto (5:12:47)

7 Lieder
Der Doppelgänger, Schwanengesang, D957 No. 13 Heine (5:18:54)
Die Stadt, Schwanengesang, D957 No. 11 Heine (5:23:07)
Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D583 Schiller (5:26:41)
Der Kreuzzug, D932 Leitner (5:30:11)
An die Laute, D905 Rochlitz (5:34:15)
Der Musensohn, D764 Goethe (5:36:15)
Erlkönig, D328 Goethe (5:38:19)

Piano : Artur Schnabel
With Karl Ulrich Schnabel piano four hands
Violin : Alphonse Onnou
Viola : Germain Prévost
Cello : Robert Maas
(Members of the Pro Arte Quartet)
Double-bass : Claude Hobday
Contralto : Therese Behr-Schnabel
Recorded in 1932-50
New Mastering in 2020 by AB for CMRR

ARTUR Schnabel, identified above all with the music of Beethoven, was also a supreme interpreter of Schubert. Initially trained in Vienna, he played a crucial role in advocating the Austrian composer’s piano music at a time when such masterworks as the late sonatas enjoyed surprisingly little currency. By the time he started making these recordings, in the early 1930s, Schnabel was already a mature artist, and their essential lyricism is complemented by his characteristic rhythmic vitality and intellectual rigour. Newly remastered from original sources, these historic interpretations now benefit from audio quality of unprecedented truth and immediacy.

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