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Label : RCA
Format : Flac track
Cover : Yes

The first ever CD release of Ania Dorfmann’s complete RCA Victor recordings from 1939–1959. Nine CDs transferred, mixed and mastered from the original analogue master discs and tapes using 24bit/192kHz technology. The collaborations with Arturo Toscanini include her rare 1939 recording of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and the 1945 Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1. A complete cycle of Mendelssohn’s Songs without Words and rare Tchaikovsky pieces, among them three previously unreleased movements from The Seasons. Facsimile LP sleeves and labels, booklet with full discographical notes.

Beethoven:
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini
Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor, Op. 80
NBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Arturo Toscanini
Ecossaises (6) in E flat major, WoO 83
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 2 ‘Moonlight’
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 ‘Pathetique’

Chopin:
Waltz No. 1 in E flat major ‘Grande Valse Brillante’, Op. 18
Waltz No. 9 in A flat major, Op. 69 No. 1 ‘Farewell Waltz’
Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64 No. 1 ‘Minute Waltz’ (transcribed for two pianos)
Waltz No. 8 in A flat major, Op. 64 No. 3
Waltz No. 12 in F minor, Op. 70 No. 2
Waltz No. 5 in A flat major, Op. 42
Waltz No. 10 in B minor, Op. 69 No. 2
Waltz No. 4 in F major ‘Grande Valse Brillante’, Op. 34 No. 3
Waltz No. 3 in A minor ‘Grande Valse Brillante’, Op. 34 No. 2
Waltz No. 2 in A flat major ‘Grande Valse Brillante’, Op. 34 No. 1
Waltz No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2
Waltz No. 13 in D flat major, Op. 70 No. 3
Waltz No. 14 in E minor, Op. post., KKIVa:15, B 56
Écossaises (3), Op. 72 No. 3

Grieg:
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16
The Robin Hood Dell Orchestra Of Philadelphia, Erich Leinsdorf

Liszt:
Un Sospiro from 3 Concert Studies, S144 No. 3
recorded 1947
Un Sospiro from 3 Concert Studies, S144 No. 3
recorded 1953

Mendelssohn:
Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14
recorded 1947
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25
The Robin Hood Dell Orchestra Of Philadelphia, Erich Leinsdorf
Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14
recorded 1953
Song without Words, Op. 62 No. 1 in G major ‘May Breezes’
recorded 1953
Song without Words, Op. 67 No. 4 in C major ‘Spinning Song’ or ‘Bee’s Wedding’
recorded 1953
Songs without Words, Book 1 (6), Op. 19b
Songs without Words, Book 2 (6), Op. 30
Songs without Words, Book 3 (6), Op. 38
Songs without Words, Book 4 (6), Op. 53
Songs without Words, Book 5 (6), Op. 62
Songs without Words, Book 6 (6), Op. 67
Songs without Words, Book 7 (6), Op. 85
Songs without Words, Book 8 (6), Op. 102

Menotti:
Ricercare and Toccata on a Theme from ‘The Old Maid and the Thief’

Ravel:
Sonatine

Schumann:
Aufschwung, Op. 12, No. 2
Papillons, Op. 2
Album for the Young, Op. 68 – excerpts
Carnaval, Op. 9
Fantasiestücke, Op. 12

Tchaikovsky:
Album for the Young, Op. 39 (extracts)
The Seasons, Op. 37b: June (Barcarolle)
The Seasons, Op. 37b: November (Troika)
The Seasons, Op. 37b: October (‘Autumn Song’)
The Seasons, Op. 37b: April (‘The Snowdrop’)
The Seasons, Op. 37b: December (Christmas)

Complete tracklist : Ania Dorfmann – The Complete RCA Album Collection

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