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Geza Anda

8/12. Vintage 1955 performance from the Edinburgh International Festival by the pianist Geza Anda featuring Bartok's Piano Suite, Op 14, plus works by Schumann and Brahms.

Kate Molleson presents a vintage 1955 performance from the Edinburgh International Festival by the great Hungarian pianist Géza Anda. The concert, given at the Freemason's Hall, included Bartok's Piano Suite, Op 14, plus works by Schumann and Brahms and Anda was described by the BBC presenter of the day as 'tall and studious with no bohemian flourish in appearance.'

Schumann: Etudes Symphoniques, Op 13
Bartok: Piano Suite, Op 14
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op 35

Géza Anda, piano.

58 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Etudes Symphoniques Op.13 for piano

    Performer: Anda Géza.
  • Béla Bartók

    Piano Suite Op.14

    Performer: Anda Géza.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Variations on a theme by Paganini

    Performer: Anda Géza.
  • Carl Nielsen

    The fog is lifting (The Mother, Op 41)

    Performer: James Galway. Performer: Sioned Williams.
    • James Galway plays Nielsen.
    • RCA.
    • 7.

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