Horowitz, Vladimir

Complete HMV Recordings 1930-1951

3CD
13 Oct 2014

Barcode: 0825646251353

Composer: Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Debussy, Haydn, Liszt, Poulenc, Prokofiev, Rimsky-Korsakov, Scarlatti, Schumann, Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff

Reissued to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Vladimir Horowitz [in 1989], this 3CD collection presents the complete recordings he made for HMV. As an extra, the set includes the first official release of Horowitz’s 1936 recording of the Chopin Funeral March. Beloved and revered throughout a career spanning more than 50 years, Vladimir Horowitz was one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. His playing is characterised by high precision, breathtaking virtuosity and a rich, powerful sound.

Audio sample & Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Choral Prelude "Nun freut euch, liebe Christen", BWV 734  - Vladimir Horowitz 
02 Sonata in B minor K 87  - Vladimir Horowitz 
03 Sonata in G major K 125  - Vladimir Horowitz 
04 Sonata in A minor K 188  - Vladimir Horowitz 
05 Sonata in A major K 322  - Vladimir Horowitz 
06 Sonata in E flat major Hob. XVI:52  - Vladimir Horowitz 
07 Etude in C sharp minor op. 10 no. 4  - Vladimir Horowitz 
08 Etude in G flat major op. 10 no. 5  - Vladimir Horowitz 
09 Etude in F major op. 10 no. 8  - Vladimir Horowitz 
10 Etude in F major op. 25 no. 3  - Vladimir Horowitz 
11 Impromptu in A flat major op. 29 no. 1  - Vladimir Horowitz 
12 Nocturne in E minor op. 72 no. 1  - Vladimir Horowitz 
13 Mazurka in F minor op. 7 no. 3  - Vladimir Horowitz 
14 Mazurka in E minor op. 41 no. 2  - Vladimir Horowitz 
15 Mazurka in C sharp minor op. 50 no. 3  - Vladimir Horowitz 
16 Scherzo No. 4 in E major op. 54  - Vladimir Horowitz 
17 Etude No. 11 "pour les arpèges composés"  - Vladimir Horowitz 
18 Pastourelle  - Vladimir Horowitz 
19 Toccata  - Vladimir Horowitz 
Disc 2 
01 32 Variations in C minor on an Original Theme WoO 80  - Vladimir Horowitz 
02 Arabeske in C major op. 18  - Vladimir Horowitz 
03 Toccata in C major op. 7  - Vladimir Horowitz 
04 Traumeswirren  - Vladimir Horowitz 
05 Presto passionato  - Vladimir Horowitz 
06 Funérailles  - Vladimir Horowitz 
07 Sonata in B minor S 178  - Vladimir Horowitz 
08 Funeral March: Lento  - Vladimir Horowitz 
Disc 3 
01 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D minor op. 30 I Allegro ma non troppo  - Vladimir Horowitz 
02 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D minor op. 30 II Intermezzo. Adagio  - Vladimir Horowitz 
03 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in D minor op. 30 III Finale. Alla breve  - Vladimir Horowitz 
04 Prelude in G minor op. 23 No. 5  - Vladimir Horowitz 
05 Rimsky-Korsakov: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee  - Vladimir Horowitz 
06 Danse russe  - Vladimir Horowitz 
07 Toccata in D minor op. 11  - Vladimir Horowitz 


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