Vladimir Horowitz in Recital at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, May 12, 1968 Vladimir Horowitz

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Album-Release:
2015

HRA-Release:
10.12.2015

Label: Sony Classical

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Instrumental

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  • Not Applicable: Opening Applause to Horowitz Recital of May 12, 1968
  • 1Opening Applause to Horowitz Recital of May 12, 196800:27
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Piano Sonata No. 28, Op. 101
  • 2I. Etwas lebhaft, und mit der innigsten Empfindung (Allegretto, ma non troppo)03:52
  • 3II. Lebhaft - Marschmäßig (Vivace alla marcia)05:57
  • 4III. Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll (Adagio, ma non troppo, con affetto)02:55
  • 5IV. Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr und mit Entschlossenheit (Allegro)07:36
  • Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849): Barcarolle, Op. 60
  • 6Barcarolle, Op. 6009:07
  • Nocturnes, Op. 55
  • 7No. 1 in F Minor05:27
  • Polonaise in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 44
  • 8Polonaise in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 4410:07
  • Not Applicable: Post Intermission Applause to Horowitz Recital of May 12, 1968
  • 9Post Intermission Applause to Horowitz Recital of May 12, 196800:19
  • Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757): Keyboard Sonata in E Major, K. 380, L. 23
  • 10Keyboard Sonata in E Major, K. 380, L. 2302:51
  • Keyboard Sonata in G Major, K. 260, L. 124
  • 11Keyboard Sonata in G Major, K. 260, L. 12403:04
  • Keyboard Sonata in F Minor, K. 466, L. 118
  • 12Keyboard Sonata in F Minor, K. 466, L. 11803:18
  • Keyboard Sonata in G Major, K. 55, L. 335
  • 13Keyboard Sonata in G Major, K. 55, L. 33502:40
  • Sergei Rachmaninow (1873-1943): Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 36
  • 14I. Allegro agitato07:50
  • 15II. Non allegro - Lento05:54
  • 16III. L'istesso tempo - Allegro molto05:52
  • Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Kinderszenen, Op. 15
  • 17No. 7, Träumerei02:47
  • Chopin: Waltzes, Op. 64
  • 18No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor03:35
  • Mazurka, Op. 7
  • 19No. 3 in F Minor02:39
  • Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989): Variations on a Theme from Bizet's Carmen
  • 20Variations on a Theme from Bizet's Carmen04:15
  • Total Runtime01:30:32

Info for Vladimir Horowitz in Recital at Orchestra Hall, Chicago, May 12, 1968

After the overwhelming success of Vladimir Horowitz live at Carnegie Hall, Sony Classical presents Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings. This edition takes you on tour with the legendary pianist from his home town of New York to the great halls of the USA, from New Haven to Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Boston and beyond.

2015 marks a half-century since Vladimir Horowitz's return to the concert stage on May 9, 1965 after a twelve-year absence, reaffirming his status as an iconic pianist who mesmerized audiences and fellow musicians alike throughout his long and turbulent career.

Every time Horowitz walked on stage, a palpable sense of anticipation and excitement filled the air. His singular virtuosity, bottomless palette of colors and nuances, and ability to gauge the acoustics of a hall for maximum impact created a communicative bond between himself and his public that made every performance unique from moment to moment, and he never played a piece the same way twice. Whenever possible, Columbia and RCA taped Horowitz in concert. The recordings provided the basis for commercial releases approved by the pianist during his lifetime. These recitals have now been painstakingly restored to their complete, unedited state from the best possible source material. Most of the original tapes were stored, untouched in Sony's Iron Mountain archives, and sound as vibrant and lifelike as they did to those lucky audience members fortunate enough to be present.

This new edition presents Vladimir Horowitz’s musical artistry, live and unedited in state-of-the art 96 KHz mastering.

Vladimir Horowitz, piano

Digitally remastered

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