Wilhelm Kempff

Born 25 November 1895. Died 23 May 1991
Wilhelm Kempff
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1895-11-25
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Wilhelm Kempff

Wilhelm Kempff Biography (Wikipedia)

Wilhelm Walter Friedrich Kempff (25 November 1895 – 23 May 1991) was a German pianist and composer. Although his repertoire included Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Brahms, Kempff was particularly well known for his interpretations of the music of Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert. He recorded the complete collection of their piano sonatas. He is considered to have been one of the chief exponents of the Germanic tradition during the 20th century and one of the greatest pianists of all time.

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Frédéric Chopin
Fantasie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op.66
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Fantasie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op.66
Johann Sebastian Bach
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
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Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
Ludwig van Beethoven
Bagatelle in A minor WoO 59 (für Elise)
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Bagatelle in A minor WoO 59 (für Elise)
Johann Sebastian Bach
In dulci jubilo, BWV 751, arranged for piano by Kempff
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In dulci jubilo, BWV 751, arranged for piano by Kempff
Johann Sebastian Bach
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
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Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Robert Schumann
Waldszenen, Op. 82: no.7 - Vogel als Prophet
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Waldszenen, Op. 82: no.7 - Vogel als Prophet
Johann Sebastian Bach
Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
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Sinfonia (Cantata No 29, 'Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir')
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata No 8 in C minor, Op 13, 'Pathétique' (2nd mvt)
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Piano Sonata No 8 in C minor, Op 13, 'Pathétique' (2nd mvt)
Wilhelm Kempff
Piano Sonata 32 in C Minor
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Piano Sonata 32 in C Minor
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata No. 29 (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir) BWV 29 - Sinfonia in D
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Cantata No. 29 (Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir) BWV 29 - Sinfonia in D
Ludwig van Beethoven
Violin Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 12 (1st mvt)
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Violin Sonata No 2 in A major, Op 12 (1st mvt)
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits transc Kampff
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Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits transc Kampff
George Frideric Handel
Minuet from Keyboard Suite HWV.434
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Minuet from Keyboard Suite HWV.434
Frédéric Chopin
Impromptu in G flat major, Op 51
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Impromptu in G flat major, Op 51
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27, 'Moonlight' (1st mvt)
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Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27, 'Moonlight' (1st mvt)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Capriccio on the departure of a beloved brother, BWV 992
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Capriccio on the departure of a beloved brother, BWV 992
Robert Schumann
Kind im Einschlummern, Op 15 No 12; Der Dichter spricht, Op 15, No 13 (Kinderszenen)
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Kind im Einschlummern, Op 15 No 12; Der Dichter spricht, Op 15, No 13 (Kinderszenen)
Robert Schumann
Von fremden Ländern und Menschen, Op 15 No 1 (Kinderszenen)
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Von fremden Ländern und Menschen, Op 15 No 1 (Kinderszenen)
Frédéric Chopin
Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58
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Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor, Op 58
İdil Biret
Notturno (Italian Suite, Op 68)
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Notturno (Italian Suite, Op 68)
Wilhelm Kempff
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 54
Wilhelm Kempff
Arabeske, Op 18
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Arabeske, Op 18
Wilhelm Kempff
Jagdlied, Op 82 No 8 (Waldszenen)
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Jagdlied, Op 82 No 8 (Waldszenen)
Wilhelm Kempff
Piano Sonata in B flat major, D 960
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Piano Sonata in B flat major, D 960
Wilhelm Kempff
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Wilhelm Kempff
Fugue (Toccata and Fugue in D major, BWV 912)
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Fugue (Toccata and Fugue in D major, BWV 912)
Wilhelm Kempff
Violin Sonata No 9 in A major, Op 47, 'Kreutzer'
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Violin Sonata No 9 in A major, Op 47, 'Kreutzer'
Wilhelm Kempff
Six Variations on the duet 'Nel cor più non mi sento'
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Six Variations on the duet 'Nel cor più non mi sento'
Wilhelm Kempff
Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
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Rhapsody in B minor, Op 79 No 1
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits
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Orpheus's Lament; Dance of the Blessed Spirits
Wilhelm Kempff
Sonata No. 3 In B Minor Op.58 For Piano - 3rd movement; Largo
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Sonata No. 3 In B Minor  Op.58 For Piano - 3rd movement; Largo
Wilhelm Kempff
Variations on 'Bei Männern' from Mozart's The Magic Flute
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Variations on 'Bei Männern' from Mozart's The Magic Flute
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts
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Orfeo ed Euridice - opera in 3 acts
Wilhelm Kempff
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2, 'Moonlight' (1st mvt)
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Piano Sonata in C sharp minor, Op 27 No 2, 'Moonlight' (1st mvt)
Wilhelm Kempff
Piano Sonata No 27 in E minor, Op 90
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Piano Sonata No 27 in E minor, Op 90

Piano Sonata No 27 in E minor, Op 90

Composer
Ludwig van [1770 -1827] Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, 'Für Elise'
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Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, 'Für Elise'
Wilhelm Kempff
Orpheus's Lament and Dance arr Kempff
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Orpheus's Lament and Dance arr Kempff
Johann Sebastian Bach
Siciliano, BWV 1031 transc Kempff (feat. Wilhelm Kempff & Dinu Lipatti)
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Siciliano, BWV 1031 transc Kempff (feat. Wilhelm Kempff & Dinu Lipatti)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Sonata in B flat major, Op 106, 'Hammerklavier' (1st mvt) (feat. Wilhelm Kempff)
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Piano Sonata in B flat major, Op 106, 'Hammerklavier' (1st mvt) (feat. Wilhelm Kempff)
Frédéric Chopin
Berceuse in D flat, op.57 (feat. Wilhelm Kempff)
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Berceuse in D flat, op.57 (feat. Wilhelm Kempff)
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