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Franz Schubert - András Schiff (fortepiano)
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  1. Hungarian Melody for piano in B minor (Ungarische Melodie), D. 817
  2. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major ("Fantasy"), D. 894 (Op. 78)
  3. Moments musicaux (6) for piano, D. 780 (Op. 94)
  4. Allegretto for piano in C minor, D. 915
  5. Impromptus (4) for piano, D. 935 (Op. posth. 142)
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  1. Hungarian Melody for piano in B minor (Ungarische Melodie), D. 817
  2. Piano Sonata No. 18 in G major ("Fantasy"), D. 894 (Op. 78)
  3. Moments musicaux (6) for piano, D. 780 (Op. 94)
  4. Allegretto for piano in C minor, D. 915
  5. Impromptus (4) for piano, D. 935 (Op. posth. 142)
  6. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D. 960
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This double album represents a change of heart for pianist András Schiff, who once publicly ridiculed the idea of "playing Schubert sonatas on Graf fortepianos." He recounts his evolution and something of his philosophy in using a historical piano in an elegant booklet essay that some might find worth the price of admission. The same might be said of ECM's engineering here, which exceeds even its usual high standard and catches Schiff's whispered low notes with startling clarity. The recording was made in the chamber music ...

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Franz Schubert 2015, ECM New Series

UPC: 028948115723

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