Kempffs Baroque pedigree stemmed from the influence of his father, also named Wilhelm Kempff, and his grandfather Cantor Friedrick Kempff, both of whom were organists, and who taught the budding prodigy much of the organs core repertoire. In fact, Kempffs youthful debut as an organist took place before his first recital as a pianist in 1907. With help from the great German violinist Joseph Joachim, the nine-year-old Kempff was awarded two scholarships at the Berlin Hochschule: one in composition with Robert Kahn, the other studying piano with Heinrich Barth, who also taught Arthur Rubinstein.While most of Wilhelm Kempffs recordings were made for Deutsche Grammophon, his early Decca LPs and EPs are collectors items. Here issued internationally on CD for the first time are an LP of his Bach recital coupled with a delicious LP of miniatures by Couperin, Rameau and Beethoven, including the latters ubiquitous Fr Elise. In his fascinating liner notes, Jed Distler compares Kempffs arrangements of Bach with those of Busoni, and his performances with those of Hess and others. Fr Elise gently soars from Kempffs fingers in full-throated, legato arcs that might convince you that the piano has lungs in addition to hammers and strings, he writes, and concludes, The warm, naturally balanced and timbrally true sonic image typical of Deccas piano recordings of this vintage only enhance Kempffs singular artistry. Whatever one makes of his style, his spirit defines authenticity.
Bach: Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue, Bwv 903
Bach: Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland, Bwv 659
Bach: Jesu, Joy Of Man'S Desiring Bwv 147
Bach: Herzlich Tut Mich Velangen, Bwv 727
Bach: In Dulci Jubilo Bwv 729
Bach: Nun Freut Euch Liebe Christen G'Mein Bwv 734
Bach: Siciliano Bwv1031
Bach: Wachet Auf Bwv 140
Handel: Harmonious Blacksmith; Minuet From Harpsichord Suite No.1 Couperin: The Bells Of Cythera
Rameau: Le Rappel Des Oiseaux
Beethoven: Bagatelle In C Minor Woo 52
Beethoven: Bagatelle In C Minor Woo59: Fur Elise
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