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Claude Debussy, Walter Gieseking - Prèludes. Book 2 Walter Gieseking Plays Debussy Vol. 2 download mp3
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Prèludes. Book 2 Walter Gieseking Plays Debussy Vol. 2
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Label : EMI Format : Flac track Cover : Front

Walter Wilhelm Gieseking (5 November 1895 – 26 October 1956) was a French-born German pianist and composer. Born in Lyon, France, the son of a German doctor and lepidopterist, Gieseking first started playing the piano at the age of four, but without formal instruction. His family travelled frequently and he was privately schooled. From 1911 to early 1916, he studied at the Hanover Conservatory. During World War II Gieseking continued to reside in Germany, while continuing to concertize in Europe. Because he performed in Nazi-occupied countries such as France, he was later accused of having collaborated with the Nazi Party. He was severely criticized for this by pianist Vladimir Horowitz, who, in the book Evenings with Horowitz, calls Gieseking a "supporter of the Nazi". Like many German artists, Gieseking was blacklisted during the initial postwar period.

Any listener who reveres Debussy and has never heard these performances should be interested in this disc. Préludes (12) for piano, Book I, L. 117.

It's a terrific after dinner album, of durring a nice bath. This disk won: The Grammophone Award in the UK The Diapason d'Or in France The Prix de l'Academie de disque francais, also in France. To quote Gramophone magazine, "The difinitive version and an outstanding issue. Gieseking is rightly renowned as a great interpreter of Debussy (among others), and here he never fails to disappoint. However, there are disadvantages to listening to a recording that is almost 55 years old. The obvious problem with this recording is that it is a mono recording.

Préludes, Livre 2 (Debussy, Claude). 1913-03-05 in Paris, Salle Érard. Claude Debussy, piano (No. -3 only) 1913-06-12 in London: Aeolian Hall. Walter Morse Rummel, piano (complete). 1913 - Paris: Durand et Ci. Plate D. & F. 8697, 79 pages.

Walter Gieseking Debussy: La plus que lente, L. 121. (play). Walter Gieseking Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for Fortepiano, Op. 13, "Pathètique".

Tracklist

A1 Brouillards
A2 Feuilles Mortes
A3 La Puerta Del Vina
A4 Le Fées Sont D'exquises Danseuses
A5 Bruyéres
A6 Genearl Levine - Eccentric
A7 La Terrasse Des Audiences Au Clair De Lune
A8 Ondine
B1 Hommage
B2 Canope
B3 Les Tierces Alternées
B4 Feux D'Artifice

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Toshiba EMI Ltd

Credits

  • Composed By – Claude Debussy
  • Piano – Walter Gieseking

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): XAX-683
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): XAX-684

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
M-382, M 382 Debussy*, Walter Gieseking Debussy*, Walter Gieseking - Preludes - Book II ‎(6xShellac, 10", Album) Columbia Masterworks, Columbia M-382, M 382 US Unknown
35249 Claude Debussy - Walter Gieseking Claude Debussy - Walter Gieseking - Préludes, 2ème Livre ‎(LP, Mono) Angel Records 35249 US 1953
3C 053-01027 Claude Debussy, Walter Gieseking Claude Debussy, Walter Gieseking - Preludes - 2° Libro ‎(LP, Album) La Voce Del Padrone 3C 053-01027 Italy 1975
2 C 053-00815 P Debussy*, Walter Gieseking Debussy*, Walter Gieseking - Preludes - Livre 2 ‎(LP, Mono, RE) La Voix De Son Maître 2 C 053-00815 P France Unknown
FCXPM 30022, 33 FCX PM 30.022 Claude Debussy - Walter Gieseking Claude Debussy - Walter Gieseking - Préludes - Livre 2 ‎(LP, Mono, RE) Columbia, Columbia FCXPM 30022, 33 FCX PM 30.022 France 1967