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Books for sale

Author: Inés María Cardone
Work: Claudio Arrau. Lo que nunca se dijo de su viaje a Chile.
Format: Paperback. 157 pages. 15.0 cm x 23.0 cm.
Publication: La Tercera/Andrés Bello. Chile, 1984.
Language:
Spanish.
Condition
: Firm binding. Covers discoloured as shown. Pages in perfect condition, although slightly yellowing around the edges.
Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 45.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

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Author: Ingo Harden.
Work: Ein Interpreten-Portrait.
Format: Paperback. 142 pages. 11.5 cm x 17.8 cm.
Publication: Taschenbuch.
Wein, 1983.
Language: German
Condition
: Excellent.
Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 35.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
Note: No companion sample cassette.
 
Author: Bernard Gavoty, music critic of the 'Figaro'.
Work: Great Concert Artists - Claudio Arrau.
Format: Paperback. 33 pages. 18.0 cm x 26.7 cm.
Publication: Rene Kister, Geneva, 1962.
Language:
English version.
Condition
: Cover discoloured as shown. Body in excellent condition.
Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 40.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
Note: It contains essay on Arrau, collection of photographs, short biography, and a discography.
   

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CDs for sale
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Composer: Liszt.
Works: Sonata in B minor
Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude
Zwei Konzertetüden (Waldesrauschen & Gnomenreigen)
Vallée d' Obermann
Format: SHM-SACD.  DECCA UCGD 9002. Japan.
Condition
: Open, but pristine.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 60.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note:
'SACD Single Layer' is an audiophile mode playable only on audio players that support this format.
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Composer: Chopin.
Works: Complete Waltzes (19).
Format: CD.  Philips UCCP 7032. Japan.
Collection: Super Best 100 series.
Condition
: Open, but pristine.


Location: Australia
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Composers: Brahms. Ravel, Liszt & Chopin/Liszt.
Works: Variazioni e fuga su un tema di Händel Op.24.
Gaspard de la nuit. Gnomenreigen. Mephisto Waltz.
Mes joies.
Format: CD.  Ermitage ERM 104 ADD. Switzerland.
Recording: Live from 'I Concerti di Lugano' 1963.


Note: Two copies available:
Condition: Open, but pristine.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
Condition: Factory sealed.
Price: US$ 40.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Location: Australia.
Note
: This compilation contains the only available complete recording by Arrau of Ravel's Gaspard de la nuit.


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Composers: Chopin & Liszt.
Works: Concerto per Pianoforte e Orchestra No.2 Op.21.
New York Philharmonic. Fritz Busch. 1950.
Concerto per Pianoforte e Orchestra No.1.
Orchestra Sinfonica di Radio Berlino. Hans Rosbaud. 1935/42.
Format: CD.  Urania URN 22.145. ADD Mono. Italy.
Recording: 24 Bit restoration from acetate discs.
Condition
: Factory sealed.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 20.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Composers: Beethoven* & Schumann**.
Works: Piano sonatas Appassionata* & Les adieux*.
Carnaval**.
Format: CD. BBC Music, Radio 3. BBCMM349. UK, 2012.
Recording: ADD Stereo & Mono.
Condition
: Like new.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 20.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: Live BBC recordings at the Royal Festival Hall in 1985* and in London in 1961**.
Composer: Debussy.
Works: Préludes Book I. Images Book I. Estampes.
Format: CD.  Philips classics 420 393-2. Germany.
Collection: Philips Classics Collection
Condition
: Open, but pristine.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 20.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
Composer: Debussy.
Works: Préludes Book II. Images Book II.
Format: CD.  Philips classics 420 394-2. Germany.
Collection: Philips Classics Collection
Condition
: Open, but pristine.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 20.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Composers: Schubert & Haydn.
Works: Symphony No.9 & Symphony No.88
Berliner Philharmoniker. Wilhelm Furtwängler. 1952.
Format: CD.  DG Mono 447 439 2.  Germany.
Collection: The Originals.
Condition
: Open, but pristine.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: Beautifully remastered, this particular recording of Schubert's Symphony No.9 was the first personal choice of eight selections sampled by Claudio Arrau as guest of the BBC 4 ’s Dessert Island Discs programme, broadcast on 4th
July 1960.
 
Composer: Chopin.
Works: Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor Op.58  & 
Fantasy in F minor Op.49.  Recorded in 1962. Stereo.
Format: CD.  EMI Classics. Chopin Nipper 1.  E.U.
Collection:Great Recordings of the Century.
Condition
: Factory sealed.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: Promotion nipper (rarity), other than the subsequent EMI Classics  5 62884 2 
look alike release.
 
Composer: J.S. Bach.
Works: Arrau - Goldberg Variations, Fantaisie chromatique & fugue, Inventions & sinfonias. Rec.1942-45.
Landowska - Concerto. Pélude. Caprice. Partita.
Format: 2 CD, smart folder.  RCA Red Seal. BMG 74321 845932.  France.
Collection: Artistes Répertoires.
Condition
: Factory sealed.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 60.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Composer: Beethoven.
Works: Complete Piano Sonatas (32). Rec.1962-1967.
15 Variations Op.35  &  32 Variations WoO 80  &  
6 Variations Op.34.  Rec.1968.
33 Variations Op.120 Diabelli  Rec.1952.
Format: 12 CD Box.  DECCA 478 3694.  E.U.
Collection: CE Collectors Edition

Condition
: Factory sealed.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 110.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

 
Composer: Liszt.
Works: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2. Recorded 1979.
Trois Etudes de Concert. Recorded 1976.
Format: CD.  Philips 416 462-2.  Germany.
Collection: Philips Classics Collection

Condition
: Near mint.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Composer: Brahms.
Works: Piano Concerto No. 1. Recorded 1969.
Format: CD.  Philips 420 702-2.  Germany.
Collection: Silver Line Classics.

Condition
: Near mint.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Composer: Chopin.
Works: Piano Concerto No. 1. Recorded 1970.
Là ci darem la mano variations. Recorded 1972.
Format: CD.  Philips 420 706-2.  Germany.
Collection: Silver Line Classics.

Condition
: Near mint.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
Composers: Grieg, Beethoven, Liszt, Schumann. Debussy, Chopin, Schubert, .
Works: Highlights from 1965 to 1981 recordings.
Format: 1 CD.  Philips 434 125-2.  Germany.
Collection: 25-CD Claudio Arrau Collection 1991

Condition
: Near mint.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 15.00 plus airmail postage of choice
   
Composer: Brahms.
Works: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2. Recorded 1963 & 1966.
Format: 2-CD set.  EMI Classics 7243 5 62848 2 1 NDR 20012.  Germany.
Collection: NDR Kultur / NDR Klassik.

Condition
: Open. but pristine.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 50.00 plus airmail postage of choice

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CDRs for sale
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Composers: Liszt & Schumann.
Work: Liszt Piano Concerto No,2 in A major.
Klaus Tennstedt, NDR Symphony Orchestra. 9 May 1977.
Work: Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor.
Rafael Kubelik. Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Munich. April 1968.
Format: CDR. '000 Classics' TH084. 'Master Meets Master Series'. USA, 2001.

Recording: ADD Stereo. Live.
Condition
: Like new.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 75.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: Out of print.

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Composers: Liszt, Strauss [& Stravinsky]
Work: Liszt Piano Concerto No,2 in A major.
Work: Strauss Burleske in D minor for Piano and Orchestra.
Claudio Arrau, piano.
Work: Stravinsky Firebird Suite
Klaus Tennstedt, NDR Symphony Orchestra. 9 May 1977.
Format: CDR. TIENTO Classics' CD-12003. Chicago, 1998.
Recording: ADD Stereo. Live.
Condition
: Like new.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 75.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: Out of print.
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Composers: Beethoven* & Liszt**.
Works: Piano sonatas Les adieux & Appassionata*.
Aprés une lecture du Dante**.
Recital venue: Live at the Großes Festspielhaus, Salzburger Festpiele, 15 August 1982.
Format: CDR. Fachmann für Klassischer Musik Society. FKM-1018. USA, 2000.
Recording: ADD Stereo.
Condition
: Like new.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 75.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: Out of print.
 


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Concert Programmes for sale
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Event: Hallé Concerts Society 118th Season 1975-76
Concert: Chopin Concerto (Arrau) plus Mahler.
Hallé Orchestra under James Loughran.
Date: 31st October 1975.
Contents
: Programme. Programme Notes. Brief biographical notes. Photographs. Orchestral notes. Ads.
Dimensions: 20-page booklet. 13.8 cm x 21.2 cm
Condition
: Excellent.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 15.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Event: Edinburgh International Festival 1950
Recital: by Claudio Arrau.
Date: 27th August 1950.
Contents
: Programme. Programme Notes by Lionel Salter. Ads.
Dimensions: 12-page booklet. 12.8 cm x 20.5 cm

No. of copies 
2

Condition
: Good. Traces of staple rust. Staples taken off.   Light bent in the middle.

Price: US$ 20.00 plus airmail postage of choice

Condition: Near Mint.

Price: US$ 30.00 plus airmail postage of choice

Location: Australia.
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Event: Mysore Concerts Subscription Series 1950-51
Concert: Claudio Arrau. Galliera. P.O.
Date: 16th October 1950.
Contents
: Programme. Programme Notes by Ralph Hill. Ads.
Dimensions:
Eight-page booklet. 18.7 cm x 25.3 cm.
Condition
: Very good. Small light stain at the top left hand corner on all pages.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 35.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Event: Edinburgh International Festival 1954
Recital: by Claudio Arrau
Date:4th September 1954.
Contents
: Programme. Programme Notes by Kathleen Dale. Ads.
Dimensions: 12-page booklet. 12.8 cm x 20.4 cm
Condition
: Very good. Needle perforations visible along the spine, whereby it was previously binded.


Location: Australia.
Price
: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice
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Event: Bethoven Festival. Royal Festival Hall, London.
Concerts: Piano Concertos & Symphonies.
Arrau. Klemperer. Philharmonia.
Dates: October/November 1957.
Contents
: Programmes. Extensive programme notes by Ernest Newman & William Mann. Photographs. Orchestral notes. Ads.
Dimensions:
Twenty-eight-page booklet. 23.0 cm x 30.4 cm.
Condition
:

Cover good. Some discoloration. One crease at the back.
Inner pages excellent. A few dates bearing a tick
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Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 75.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Event: Bethoven Festival. Royal Festival Hall, London.
Concerts: Three Piano Concertos - Arrau.
Nine Symphonies. Violin Concerto - Milstein.
Four Piano Sonatas - Richter-Haaser.
Four Cello Sonatas - Fournier.
Missa Solemnis. Klemperer. Philharmonia.
Dates: October/December 1963.
Contents
: Extensive programme notes by Ernest Newman & William Mann. Photographs. Orchestral notes.
Dimensions:
Forty-four-page booklet. 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm.
Condition
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Cover very good. Some discoloration.
Inner pages excellent. A few very minor stains
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Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 75.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Event: LSO International Series 1966-67.
Royal Festival Hall, London.
Works: Mozart's & Prokofieff's Symphonies.
Brahms's Piano Concerto. Arrau. Ozawa. LSO.
Date:25 May 1967.
Contents
: Programmes.  Brief biographical notes. Orchestral notes.  Forthcoming artists and concertos at the RFH.  Extensive programme notes by Robin Golding.  LSO personnel.  Photographs.   Ads.
Dimensions:
Twenty-page booklet. 20.9 cm x 18.7 cm.
Condition
:

Cover shows slight wear & discoloration.
Inner pages excellent.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 41.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Event: International Festival of Visiting Orchestras.
London Philharmonic Orchestra at the
Carnegie Hall, New York.
Works: Two concertos.
Date:23 and 25 April 1970.
Contents
: International press appraisals. Photographs. Concert dates.
Dimensions:
Two-sided flyer. 17.9 cm x 26.2 cm.
Condition
:
Brand new.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 29.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 
Event: LPO National Appeal Fund, 1974-75 Season.
Royal Festival Hall, London.
Works: Brahms's Concerto. Arrau/Haitink/LPO.
Rossini's Overture, Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade.
Date:14 November 1974.
Contents
: Programmes. Programme notes by Eric Mason. Brief biographical notes. Orchestral notes. Photographs. Forthcoming artists and concertos at the RFH.  LPO personnel.  Ads.
Dimensions:
52-page booklet. 25.2 cm x 18.4 cm.
Condition
:

Cover with some discoloration.  Inner pages excellent.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 26.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Event: Edinburgh International Festival 1975.
Usher Hall, Scotland.
Works/Arrau:  Beethoven's Piano Concerto. Arrau/Gibson/Scotish National Orchestra &
a Beethoven/Liszt/Schumann recital..
Dates: 24 August to 13 September, 1975.
Arrau: 24th & 25th August 1975.
Contents
: Prospectus with full festival programmes. Festival information.
Dimensions:
12-page brochure. 19.8 cm x 20.07 cm.
Condition
:
  Excellent. Slight crease.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 85.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
 

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Vinyl for sale
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Composer: Brahms
Works: Piano sonata Op.2 & Paganini variations Op.35
Format: LP. Philips 9500 066. Netherlands.
Condition
: Factory sealed. Some light
cre
ases on top right hand corner of cover.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

   
Composer: Beethoven
Work: Piano Sonata No.21 Op.53 Waldstein
Format: 10-inch LP. US Columbia ML 2078. USA. 1949.
Condition
: Early vinyl pressing. Record and cover very good.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 10.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Composers: Granados & Mendelsson
Works: The Lover and the Nightingale &
Rondo Capriccioso.
Format: 7-inch EP. Columbia SEL 1523. Britain. 1951.
Condition
: Early vinyl pressing. Record good.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 10.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Composer: Schumann
Works: Comprehensive solo piano works.
Format: 10 LP Box. Philips 6768 353.
Arrau Edition
. The Netherlands. 1983.
Condition
: Records: Near Mint (played once). Cover & printed matter: Near Mint.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 124.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: This is the fourth out of eight installments comprising Philips 1983 Arrau Edition.
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Composers: Chopin & Liszt
Works:
Piano Concerto No.2., F.Busch, 1950.
Piano Concerto No.2, G.Cantelli, 1953
Format: Mono LP. IGI-371, USA.
Condition
: Record: Mint (played once). Cover slightly discoloured around the edges.

Location: Australia.
Price:
US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Notes:
Live performances by an intrepid, young Arrau.
Recital Records from I Grandi Interpreti.
 
Composer: Chopin
Works:  Impromptus 1, 2, 3 & 4.  Scherzo No.1.
Format: 10-inch LP. Festival Records Australia (from US Decca, 1953). Mono.
Condition
: Early vinyl industry standard.
Record and cover  excellent.


Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 15.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Notes: Arrau's 1957 Australasian tour.
 
Composers: Schoenberg & Ernst Krenek
Works: Erwartung Op.17, sang in German by Dorothy Dow, & Symphonic Elegy for String Orchestra, Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra of N.Y. Dimitri Mitropoulos
Format: LP. Columbia ML 4524. USA. 1951.
Condition
: Early LP, industry standard pressing. Cover and record very good.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.

Note: This particular 'Erwartung' recording was one of the eight personal musical choices sampled by Claudio Arrau as guest of the
Dessert Island Discs programme, broadcast by BBC 4 on 4th July 1960.
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Magazines for sale
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Item: 'Paris Match' of 19th June 1987
Article: Claudio Arrau: Le pianiste aux doigts d'or.
Author: Editorial composite.
Contents
: Appreciation, quotations, opinions, photographs.
Language: French.
Extent
: Pages 3, 4 & 5 of 150.
Condition
: Excellent.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 10.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
   
Item: 'Le Monde de la Musique - Télérama' of July/August 1991
Articles:
Claudio Arrau: Le crépuscule des dieux.
Claudio Arrau, le sphinx.
Philips fotographic in memoriam.

Authors: Alain Lompech. Piero Rattalino. Dean Elder. Gérard Belvire.
Contents
: Appreciations, quotations, opinions, photographs, discography.
Language: French.
Extent
: Pages 6 & 40 to 43, of 118.
Condition
: Excellent (slight creases on cover).

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 12.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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Videos for sale
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Item: Claudio Arrau, The 80th Birthday Recital
Composers
: Beethoven / Debussy / Liszt / Chopin
Works:Waldstein Sonata. Appassionata Sonata.
Reflets dans l'eau. Les jeux d'eau à la Villa d'Este.
Ballade No.2. Scherzo No.1.  
Plácido Domingo's 'Happy Birthday, Maestro'.
Format: VHS Hi-Fi & BETA Hi- Fi. Kultur 1190. USA.
Condition
: Factory sealed.

Location: Australia.
Price: US$ 25.00 plus airmail postage of choice.
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