Emil Gilels in Prague

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Album title:
Emil Gilels in Prague
Composer(s):
Johannes Brahms, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Works:
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 15 in F, K533/494; Brahms: Four Ballades, Op. 10; Fantasies, Op. 116
Performer:
Emil Gilels (piano)
Label:
Praga
Catalogue Number:
Praga PRD 250309 (1973/78)
Performance:
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5
Reviewer:
BBC Music Magazine
Emil Gilels in Prague

Emil Gilels’s exquisite Mozart, recorded at the Prague Spring Festival (1973), is well in the Walter Klien class, while his Brahms, despite some sonic distortion in Op.116, is in a class
of its own.

Julian Haylock

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