Posts tagged as "jorg-demus"

Schubert: Impromptus; Klavierstücke; Moments musicaux

November 7, 2019

In tribute to the life and art of the Viennese pianist Jörg Demus, who died in April 2019, Eloquence releases his earliest recordings of Schubert’s Impromptus and Moments Musicaux. By the time of these sessions, which took place over a week in April 1958, Demus was not yet 30 but already an experienced recording artist, […]

Schubert: Piano Quintet ‘Trout’; Dvorak: Piano Trio ‘Dumky’

May 25, 2016

Exhuming two glorious chamber music recordings. Jorg Demus is pianist in this joyous, sunny recording of Schubert’s ‘Trout’ Quintet and the Suk Trio’s only recording of the Dvorak ‘Dumky’ Trio, much sought after by collectors, finally makes an appearance on CD.

Debussy: Piano Works

April 29, 2016

From some of the best Debussy recordings in the DG catalogue, this collection brings together some of the most popular pieces by this composer in tranquil, gleaming performances.

Fischer-Dieskau sings Brahms & Schumann

April 20, 2016

‘You sing as if you had written it yourself!’ Jean Cocteau once told Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. This anthology of lieder by Brahms and Schumann is a prime example of the great singer doing just that, mining every nuance of emotion from a song while, at the same time, sounding as spontaneous and free as if he […]

Variations on a Waltz by Diabelli

April 18, 2016

In 1819, the Viennese publisher Anton Diabelli asked ‘the most excellent composers and virtuosi of Vienna and the Austrian Empire’, to write a variation on a waltz theme he had composed. Beethoven was also asked and although he at first refused, he did finally deliver a cycle of 33 variations as his own contribution to […]