Arrau, Claudio

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Claudio Arrau León (February 7, 1903 – June 9, 1991) was a Chilean pianist known for his interpretations of a vast repertoire spanning from the baroque to 20th-century composers, especially Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms. He is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century.

  • BBC Legends Vol. 2

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    ICA Classics are proud to release a second volume of the best selling BBC Legends box, featuring 20 CDs of some of the greatest artists of the 20th Century. Volume 1 was released in 2013 and comprised 20 CDs taken from the award winning BBC Legends catalogue (unavailable since 2010). Here is the follow-up with a further 20 CDs. The artists include Arturo Toscanini, David Oistrakh, Sviatoslav Richter, Kirsten Flagstad, Victoria de los Angeles, Sir Thomas Beecham, Carlo Maria Giulini, Igor Stravinsky, Pierre Monteux, Yehudi Menuhin, Andres Segovia, Dame Myra Hess, Nathan Milstein, Walter Gieseking, Arthur Rubinstein, Geza Anda, Claudio Arrau, Eduard van Beinum, Sir William Walton, Pierre Fournier, Benjamin Britten and the Borodin Quartet. Contains interviews/memories of Kirsten Flagstad and Carlo Maria Giulini.
  • Claudio Arrau

    Claudio Arrau

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    Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.31 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 (Swedish Radio Studios, Stockholm, 5 April 1960)
  • Great Pianists Box Set (5 CDs)

    Great Pianists

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    EMIL GILELS BEETHOVEN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 – 1967 ICAC 5000 CLAUDIO ARRAU CHOPIN Piano Concerto No.1 • BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.4 – 1954 & 1959 1954 (Chopin), 1959 (Beethoven) Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln. ICAC 5045 JULIUS KATCHEN BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.1* • CHOPIN Ballade No.3 • LISZT Mephisto Waltz No.1 SCHUMANN Vogel als Prophet (Waldszenen) • ALBÉNIZ Triana (Ibéria – Book 2) – 1958, 1965 & 1967* ICAC 5048 GEORGES CZIFFRA GRIEG Piano Concerto • LISZT Piano Concerto No.1 • Fantasy on Hungarian Folk Themes LULLY Gavotte en rondeau • D. SCARLATTI Sonata K96 ‘La Chasse’ – 1959 ICAC 5079 SHURA CHERKASSKY CHOPIN Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 – 1981 & 1983 ICAC 5085
  • Claudio Arrau

    Claudio Arrau

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    CHOPIN Piano Concerto No.1 Claudio Arrau/Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie- Orchester/Otto Klemperer SAAL 1, FUNKHAUS, COLOGNE, 25 OCTOBER 1954 - BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No.4 Claudio Arrau/Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie- Orchester/Christoph von Dohnanyi SAAL 1, FUNKHAUS, COLOGNE, 6 APRIL 1959
  • Claudio Arrau / Van Cliburn

    Claudio Arrau / Van Cliburn

    CHOPIN
    Ballade No.3 op.47 in A flat major
    Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor
    Fantasy in F minor
    Van Cliburn
    BBC TELEVISION STUDIOS, 9 JUNE 1959
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    BEETHOVEN
    Sonata No.23 in F minor op.57 ‘Appassionata’
    Claudio Arrau
    BBC TELEVISION STUDIOS, 13 OCTOBER 1959

Claudio Arrau León (February 7, 1903 – June 9, 1991) was a Chilean pianist known for his interpretations of a vast repertoire spanning from the baroque to 20th-century composers, especially Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms. He is widely considered one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century.