A phenomenal technician and colorist who made melody communicate to a unique degree and played with great stylistic differentiation, Walter Gieseking was one of the most individual and consistently inspired pianists of our time. This collection brings together some of his finest broadcast performances of works by Schumann.
CD-1013(1) GIESEKING PLAYS SCHUMANN Robert Schumann: Etudes Symphoniques Op. 13; Waldscenen, Op. 82; and Romances, Op. 28: Nos. 1 & 2 (all recorded 9 July 1951 in Saarbucken) and Sonata No. 1 in F# Minor, Op. 11 (Grosse Sonate) (recorded in 1942 for RRG, the German radio system). Total time: 74:41. [AAD] UPC #0-17685-10132-8.