Songs Without Words

Songs Without Words

by Murray Perahia
     
 
These pieces demand above all the ability to project and sustain a singing line, to mould and shape a beautiful and nuanced sound, and to evoke the atmosphere of each poetic inspiration. In short, they demand a pianist of Perahia's sensibility and temperament... The sheer poetry of this disc is something to rejoice in, and Perahia's artistry shines through every bar.

Overview

These pieces demand above all the ability to project and sustain a singing line, to mould and shape a beautiful and nuanced sound, and to evoke the atmosphere of each poetic inspiration. In short, they demand a pianist of Perahia's sensibility and temperament... The sheer poetry of this disc is something to rejoice in, and Perahia's artistry shines through every bar.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/16/1999
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074646651124
catalogNumber:
66511
Rank:
46449

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Tracks

  1. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, transcription for piano (after J. S. B
  2. Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland, transcription for piano (after J. S. Bach
  3. Nun freut euch, lieben Christen, transcription for piano (after J. S. B
  4. Ich ruf' zu dir, transcription for piano (after J.S. Bach, BWV 639; Ten
  5. Song Without Words for piano No. 3 in A major ("Jägerlied"), Op. 19b/3
  6. Song Without Words for piano No. 32 in F sharp minor, Op. 67/2
  7. Song Without Words for piano No. 10 in B minor, Op. 30/4
  8. Song Without Words for piano No. 1 in E major, Op. 19b/1
  9. Song Without Words for piano No. 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 19b/5
  10. Song Without Words for piano No. 12 in F sharp minor ("Venetianisches G
  11. Song Without Words for piano No. 15 in E major, Op. 38/3
  12. Song Without Words for piano No. 47 in A major ("Kinderstück"), Op. 102
  13. Song Without Words for piano No. 14 in C minor, Op. 38/2
  14. Song Without Words for piano No. 8 in B flat minor, Op. 30/2
  15. Song Without Words for piano No. 31 in E flat major, Op. 67/1
  16. Song Without Words for piano No. 18 in A flat major ("Duetto"), Op. 38/
  17. Song Without Words for piano No. 34 in C major ("Spinnerlied"), Op. 67/
  18. Song Without Words for piano No. 22 in F major, Op. 53/4
  19. Song Without Words for piano No. 26 in B flat major, Op. 62/2
  20. Auf dem Wasser zu singen, transcription for piano (after Schubert), S.
  21. In der Ferne, transcription for piano (after Schubert D. 957/6), S. 560
  22. Ständchen, Leise flehen meine Lieder, transcription for piano (after Sc
  23. Erlkönig (II), transcription for piano (after Schubert, D. 328d), S. 55

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