Emil Gilels in Prague

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COMPOSERS: Johannes Brahms,Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ALBUM TITLE: Emil Gilels in Prague
WORKS: Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 15 in F, K533/494; Brahms: Four Ballades, Op. 10; Fantasies, Op. 116
PERFORMER: Emil Gilels (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: Praga PRD 250309 (1973/78)


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