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Alexis Weissenberg plays Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Scriabin, Rachmaninov and Chopin

Archives from the 1960s

Alexis Weissenberg plays Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Scriabin, Rachmaninov and Chopin Archives from the 1960s

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Alexis Weissenberg's spectacular technique and individual style have made a lasting impression on the art of twentieth-century piano playing. Some of his recordings of the Russian repertoire especially have set a benchmark and are often cited as top recommendations in this field. On stage he has a commanding presence, although he never uses theatrical or other non-musical gestures to deliver his message.

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Program

  • Igor Stravinsky, Three movements from Petrushka
    • Russian Dance
    • Petrushka's Room
    • The Shrovetide Fair; Mardi Gras
  • Sergei Prokofiev, Piano Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28
  • Alexander Scriabin, Nocturne for the left hand in D-flat Major, Op. 9 No. 2
  • Sergei Rachmaninov, Preludes, Op. 23
    • No. 6 in E-flat major
  • Frederic Chopin, Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58
    • 3. Largo
  • Frederic Chopin, Études, Op. 25
    • No. 7 in C-sharp minor
  • Frederic Chopin, Nocturne in C Minor, Op. posth.

Details

  • Directed by: Pierre-Martin Juban
  • Production date: 2008
  • Recording date: 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969
  • Duration: 50 min
  • Production: © Idéale Audience / INA
  • Available version(s): EN

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