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Wilhelm Kempff Plays Beethoven DVD (1964)
The acclaimed and talented German classical pianist Wilhelm Kempff enjoyed a career of remarkable longevity and stability. The master of the ivories -- whose professional career spanned more than six decades -- is filmed here during a topnotch performance for Radio-Canada. Originally filmed and telecast in 1964, Kempff focuses here on one of the composers he specialized in -- his fellow German, Beethoven. In addition, a short interview with the pianist is included.
Wilhelm Kempff performs Beethoven's Piano Sonata #29, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier", along with Beethoven's Rondo in ...
Wilhelm Kempff - Beethoven Piano Sonatas No. 14: Moonlight DVD (2004)
Wilhelm Kempff presents a selection of sonatas on this beautifully restored release. Presented by the estimable EMI Classics label, the contents include Beethoven's "Piano Sonatas Opp. 27/2," Schumann's "Arabesque," Bartok's "Musique Nocturnes," and many others.
This DVD, from EMI's Classic Archive series contains footage from 1950-1975 made available from two of the richest television archives in the world: the BBC in the UK and INA in France. This volume features Wilhelm Kempff performing 3 Beethoven Piano Sonatas (Opus 27 #2, 31 #2 and 90, along with Schumann's Arabesque, Papillions and Davidsbuendlertanze. Also, Dino Ciano performances material by Schumann and Bartok.