The present set reunites three recitals by Clara Haskil: Hilversum (1952), Ludwigsburg Castle (1953) and the Edinburgh Festival (1957). The interest of this set resides in the recording of the Haydn sonata No. 37, the only one that exists of Clara Haskil. The Ludwigsburg recital on the other hand, is released for the first time complete.
This edition celebrates and marks the 50th anniversary (December 6, 1960) of the death of the great Romanian-born pianist.
The first comprehensive edition containing the entire of Clara Haskil's recordings for the Decca, Philips, Deutsche Grammophon and Westminster labels. The 17-CD set is released to mark the 50th anniversary (6 December 1960) of the death of the great Romanian-born pianist. The accompanying booklet also includes an infrormative article on Haskil "A prodigy of nature" by piano specialist Jeremy Siepmann.
These 12 CDs contain the complete Philips recordings of the great pianist Clara Haskil from 1951 to 1960.
Philips 50 is a unique collection of classic recordings celebrating many of the finest performances from one of the world's great music catalogues.
Philips Classics' distinguished legacy stretches from the early 1950s to the present day and features many of the finest artists of our time. This new series captures their inspired musicianship and incomparable artistry with greater fidelity than ever before. The famous Philips sound has been further enhanced by the use of the latest 96kHz, 24-bit technology to enable new generations to appreciate once more these critically acclaimed, award-winning recordings.
Philips 50 — a wonderful harvest from 50 years of recording.