Featuring great performances from legendary artists of the 20th century, the Classic ArchiveTM Collector’s Edition offers unique insights in the world of music interpretation of the golden age. This edition is dedicated to some of the most outstanding pianists of the past, showing their thrilling artistry in inimitable performances. In more than 15 hours of material the edition includes various concerti, recitals, interesting documentaries and comprehensive booklet information.
Beethoven: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 4 Op. 58 (Ciccolini, Paris 1962), Piano Sonata Op. 27 No. 2 (Kempff, Paris 1970), Piano Sonata Op. 106 (Brendel, Paris 1970), Piano Sonata Op. 111 (Arrau, Paris 1970), Six Bagatelles Op. 126 (Brendel, Paris 1970) - Chopin: Polonaise Op. 53 (Cziffra, Paris 1961), Concerto for Piano No. 1 Op. 11 (François, Paris 1962), Scherzo Op. 31 (Cziffra, Paris 1963) - Debussy: Preludes Book 1 (Michelangeli, Paris 1978) - De Falla: Nights in the Garden of Spain (Ciccolini, Paris 1960) - Franck: Variations Symphoniques (Cziffra, Paris 1965) - Granados: Allegro de Concierto Op. 46 (Ciccolini, Paris 1965) - Grieg: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Op. 16 (François, Paris 1967) - Liszt: Funérailles S. 173 (Ciccolini, Paris 1965), Étude d’Exécution Transcendante S. 139 No. 10 (Cziffra, Paris 1961) - Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op. 43 (Janis, Paris 1968) - Ravel: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G Major (François, Paris 1964) - Scarlatti: Sonata K. 11 (Michelangeli, Paris 1965) - Schumann: Papillons Op. 2 (Kempff, Paris 1961), Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Op. 54 (Arrau, London 1963), Carnaval Op. 9 (Arrau, Paris 1961) - Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 3 Op. 28 (Gilels, London 1959), Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 Op. 26 (Janis, Paris 1963) - Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Op. 23 (Gilels, Paris 1959)