SCHUMANN, R.: Nachtstucke, Op. 23 (Gilels)

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Schumann, Robert - Composer
Nachtstucke, Op. 23
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 6, Op. 67

Venue: Ossiach Abbey Church
Date of Concert: 1971
Festival: Carinthian Summer Festival
Playing Time: 00:06:16
Television Director: Kach, Hugo
Catalogue Number: A05500530
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The great Russian pianist Emil Gilels was universally acclaimed for his breathtaking performances of the most demanding concertos and most challenging pieces of piano literature. But he was also a master of the miniature form, and his interpretations of Songs Without Words and other little pieces by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Chopin, Grieg and others were nothing short of mesmerizing. A specialist of the German repertoire, Gilels gave an all German-Austrian program at the 1971 Carinthian Summer Festival in Austria, where Schumann's Nachtstücke was recorded.

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