180g Vinyl LP! Pressed at Optimal! Mastered At Abbey Road Studios From Original Analogue Source!
Alfred Brendel performs Beethoven's Diabelli Variations. The pianist is one of the finest interpreters of the Diabelli Variations.
Decca celebrates Alfred Brendel's artistic achievements with the release of four iconic Brendel albums from the analogue era. Presented with original artwork and pressed on 180g vinyl at Optimal GmbH, each release is carefully mastered from original analogue sources at Abbey Road studios. Every effort has been made to faithfully reproduce the original intentions of the musicians and recording engineers.
Alfred Brendels place among the greatest musicians of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries is assured. Renowned for his masterly interpretations of the works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Schumann and Liszt, he is one of the indisputable authorities in musical life today.
An exclusive artist for the Philips label since 1969, Brendels discography is now among the most extensive of any pianist, reflecting a repertoire of solo, chamber and orchestral works by the major composers from the central European tradition from Bach through to Schoenberg.
Pressed at Optimal GmbH
Mastered from original analogue sources
Mastered at Abbey Road Studios
Musicians: Alfred Brendel, piano
Selections: Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Diabelli Variations, Op. 120 in C Major Side A: Var. 1: Alla marcia maestoso Var. 2: Poco allegro Var. 3: L'istesso tempo Var. 4: Un poco piu vivace Var. 5: Allegro vivace Var. 6: Allegro ma non troppo e serioso Var. 7: Un poco pio allegro Var. 8: Poco vivace Var. 9: Allregro pesante e risuluto Var. 10: Presto Var. 11: Allegretto Var. 12: Un pop piu moto Var. 13: Vivace Var. 14: Grave e maestoso Var. 15: Presto scherzando Var. 16: Allegro Var. 17: Allegro Var. 18: Poco moderato Var. 19: Presto Var. 20: Andante
Side B: Var. 21: Allegro con brio - Meno allegro Var. 22: Allegro molto alla "Notte e giorno faticar" di Mozart Var. 23: Allegro assai Var. 24: Fughette (Andante) Var. 25: Allegro Var. 26: (Piacevole) Var. 27: Vivace Var. 28: Allegro Var. 29: Adaigio ma non troppo Var. 30: Andante, sempre cantabile Var. 31: Largo, molto espressive Var. 32: Fuga (Allegro) Var. 33: Tempo di minuetto moderato (aber nicht schleppend)