Wilhelm Backhaus, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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    Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major, Op.15 - III. Rondo (Allegro scherzando)Wilhelm Backhaus, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor Op.13, "Pathétique" : I Grave - Allegro di molto e con brioWilhelm Backhaus, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B Flat Major, Op19: I. Allegro con brioWilhelm Backhaus, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 2 "Moonlight": I. Adagio sostenutoWilhelm Backhaus, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major, Op.15 - I. Allegro con brioWilhelm Backhaus, Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt with Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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        Wilhelm Backhaus was born in Leipzig, Germany, on March 26, 1884. He made a concert debut there at the age of eight, and studied at the Leipzig Conservatory with Reckendorf. In 1899 he left Leipzig to study with Eug+¿ne d'Albert in Frankfurt am Main. He made a major debut tour in 1900 and quickly gained a fine reputation as a player and as a teacher. His American debut was on January 5, 1912, in New York, playing the Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 with Walter Damrosch and the Ne... Read more

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