Grave Doppio movimento. Finale Presto. Scherzo Molto Vivace. Finale Presto non tanto. Chopin: Fantasia in F minor, Op. Chopin: Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. Return to main site. View product. Early on, there was a tendency to typecast Kapell as a performer of technically difficult repertoire. While his technique was exceptional, he was a deep and versatile musician, and was memorably impatient with what he considered shallow or sloppy music making.
His own repertoire was very diverse, encompassing works from J. Bach to Aaron Copland , who so admired Kapell's performances of his Piano Sonata that he was writing a new work for him at the time of the pianist's death. Kapell practiced up to eight hours a day, keeping track of his sessions with a notebook and clock. He also set aside time from his busy concert schedule to work with the musicians he most admired, including Artur Schnabel , Pablo Casals , and Rudolf Serkin.
Kapell also approached Arthur Rubinstein and Vladimir Horowitz whose East 94th Street townhouse was diagonally across the street from the Kapells' apartment for lessons, but they demurred. Horowitz later commented that there was nothing he could have taught Kapell.
Chopin 's Sonata No. The set sold remarkably well throughout the world and brought Kapell's work to a new audience. VAI album contains broadcast recordings of the S. Rachmaninov 's Piano Concerto No. Arbiter album features part of L. Write a review Rate this item: 1 2 3 4 5.
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Subscribe today.In , Kapell signed an exclusive recording contract with RCA mondfernwhonakeren.toubackcoworquowicoratervidoho.co of his recordings were originally issued as 78RPM records. Some were issued on LP, but by , all of Kapell's commercial recordings were out of mondfernwhonakeren.toubackcoworquowicoratervidoho.co Victor reissued Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 on LP in the early s. For decades, bootlegged .