The Immortal Dinu Lipatti

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The Immortal Dinu Lipatti
Dinu Lipatti (piano)

[ Warner Classics / 3 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Wednesday 1 March 2017

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1001 Classical recordings you must hear before you die (1801-1850)

'an irreplaceable treasure.' Gramophone

March 2017 will see the 100th anniversary of the birth of famous Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti (March 19, 1917 - December 2, 1950).

On this occasion we issue a 3CD collection including his Concerto album with Herbert von Karajan, a CD of works by Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, Brahms and Enescu, and his Last Recital in Besançon, recorded only two and a half months before his tragic death in 1950.

All three CDs are also in the Icon box dedicated to the pianist (5099920731823) but the Besançon Recital included here benefits from a 24-bit/96kHz remastering made for a Japanese SACD edition in 2011.


Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 21 in C

Chopin: Piano Sonata No 3 in B minor Op 58
Liszt: Sonetto del Petrarca No 104
Ravel: Alborada del gracioso ('Miroirs' No 4)
Brahms: Waltzes Op 39 No s 1, 2, 5, 6, 10, 14, & 15
Enescu: Piano Sonata No 3 in D Op 25

The Last Recital (recorded 1950)
Bach / Mozart / Schubert / Chopin