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SCHUBERT, F.: Piano Works for Four Hands, Vol. 5 (Humphreys, Schiller)


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SCHUBERT, F.: Piano Works for Four Hands, Vol. 5 (Humphreys, Schiller)

Many of Schubert’s piano duets were written for his pupils, the daughters of Count Esterházy, during summer months at the Count’s country estate. These include the ‘Grand Duo’, an ambitious, large-scale and challenging work of symphonic dimensions, the more light-hearted Four Ländler and the remarkable Variations sur un thème original, which are considered by many to be Schubert’s greatest set of variations.

Schubert, Franz

  Sonata for Piano 4 hands in C Major, Op. 140, D. 812, "Grand Duo"
1.   I. Allegro moderato 00:14:30
2.   II. Andante 00:10:36
3.   III. Scherzo and Trio: Allegro vivace 00:05:57
4.   IV. Finale: Allegro vivace 00:12:32
  4 Landler, D. 814
5.   4 Landler, D. 814 00:03:43
  8 Variations on an Original Theme in A-Flat Major, Op. 35, D. 813
6.   8 Variations on an Original Theme in A - Flat Major, Op. 35, D. 813 00:17:17
  6 Grandes Marches, Op. 40, D. 819 (excerpts)
7.   March No. 2 in G Minor 00:06:04
8.   March No. 3 in B Minor 00:09:19

Total Playing Time: 01:19:58

Schubert, Franz

Humphreys, John; Schiller, Allan

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.570354

Barcode: 0747313035472

Physical Release: 01/2008

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