Emil Gilels 100th Anniversary Edition (50 CD limited edition box set, 2016)
Strictly limited edition (to 2016 numbered copies) box set released in 2016 to celebrate the centenary of the great Soviet pianist's birth. The Melodiya anniversary release covers Gilelss almost entire life in music from his first studio recording of 1935 (Liszts Fantasy on Themes from Mozarts The Marriage of Figaro, the number with which young Gilels caused a furor at the competition) to the artists last performance in Moscow in 1984 with Beethovens Hammerklavier Sonata, one of the most difficult works in piano literature. Most part of the set is dedicated to live broadcasts that captured the pianists extensive repertoire from Scarlatti and Bach to Shostakovich and Stravinsky, including a number of never-before-released interpretations such as Scriabins Sonata No.
1, Bachs Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, Handels Chaconne, Borodins Scherzo etc. The last two photos show the actual item for sale, including an image of the stamped numbered edition panel (521/2016). The item "Emil Gilels 100th Anniversary Edition (50 CD limited edition box set, 2016)" is in sale since Monday, December 17, 2018.
This item is in the category "Music\CDs". The seller is "discobolus" and is located in Dunfermline. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Norway, Malaysia, Mexico, Switzerland, Chile.
- Record Label: Melodiya
- Edition: Anniversary Edition
- Release Year: 2016
- Duration: Box Set
- Genre: Classical
- Artist: Emil Gilels