Claudio Arrau
Piano
1903 - 1991

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 Unreleased Live Orchestral and Chamber Recordings

The following is a list of live orchestral and chamber recordings
by Claudio Arrau
which are known to exist or have existed
but have never been released on CD to date.

Although every performance can be deemed a unique experience,
items below marked with an
[*] are performances of works
never otherwise recorded by Arrau.
Hence, they also constitute unique historical records.

This subsection is substantially indebted to reliable information
collected by Mr Claude Aubrun from http://arrausite.free.fr.
His kind contribution is most sincerely appreciated.


[001]      
1935 Recording Chopin

Konzert für Klavier un Orchester in f-moll Op.21

  2543 Ffm 23972/80   Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
  391/92   Frankfurter Funk-Orchester
  392/93   At the Grosse Saal, live, 03.05.1935
  8393/95   17'03" + 8'08" + 6'31" = 31'42"
  Frankfurt   Contribution by Ewout Luberti from Holland.
[002]      
1935 Recording Liszt

Spanische Rhapsodie für Klavier un Orchester

  2696 Ffm   As arranged by Ferruccio Busoni
  24875c/79   Conductor: Hans Rosbaud
  Frankfurt   Berliner Funk-Orchester
      At the Grand Hall of Saalbau, live, 13.10.1935
      12' 56"
      Contribution by Ewout Luberti from Holland.
[003]      
1936 Radio broadcast Liszt

Klavierkonzert Nr.2 A-dur

  6082 RRG 27977/82   Conductor: Dr. Peter Raabe
  977/79   Orchester des Reichssenders Berlin
  979/80   Berlin, live, 01.02.1936
  980/82   6'35" + 6'50" + 5'37" = 19'02"
  Radio Broadcasting Co.   Contribution by Ewout Luberti from Holland.
[004]      
1937 Radio broadcast C. Franck Klavierquintett (published by Peters),
  6689 Stgt 40550/60   With The Lutz Quartet:  Armin Lutz, Heinz  
  550/54   Jansen, Heinz Wigand & Kurt Hosemann
  555/57   Germany, live, 01.12.1938
  558/60   13'44" + 9'50" + 8'15" = 31'49"
  Stuttgart   Contribution by Ewout Luberti from Holland.
[005]      
1943 Library of Schubert Quintet for Piano & Strings in A,
  Congress   D.667: "The Trout"
  94705312 /   With The Budapest Quartet:
  96704984   Joseph Roismann, violin;  Boris Kroyt, alto;  
      Mischa Schneider, cello; and Anton Torello, contrabass.
      At the Coolidge Auditorium,
      Library of Congress,
      Washington, live, 20 & 21.05.1943
      32'30"
[006]      
1944 N.Y. Public Library Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37
  LT-10 4368   [Conductor not stated]
      National Orchestra Association
      New York, live, 26.11.1944
      34'59"
[007]      
1947 N.Y. Public Library Chopin Andante spianato & Grande
  LT-10 4116   Polonaise brillante, Op.22
      Thomas Scherman,
      Little Orchestra Society.
      New York, live, 20.10.1947
      [other than 08.11.1947]
      14'50"
[008]      
1947 N.Y. Public Library Weber Konzertstück in F minor, Op.79
  LT-10 4116   Thomas Scherman,
      Little Orchestra Society.
      New York, live, 20.10.1947.
      12'06"
[009]      
1948 N.Y. Public Library Concert The Bell Telephone Hour
  RWB 6469 B1-2  (program Donald Voorhees,
     unknown) Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra
      NBC Radio,
      Live broadcast, 09.08.1948
      30'
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[010]      
1952 N.Y. Public Library Concert Hollywood Bowl Concerts
  RWB 7448 B1-4  (program Izler Solomon,
     unknown) Hollywood Bowl Symphony.
      NBC Radio
      Live broadcast, 10.08.1952
      60'
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[011]      
1954 N.Y. Public Library Chopin Variations on "Là ci darem la mano"
  LT-10 4205   [Likely Thomas Scherman]
      Little Orchestra Society
      New York, live, 04.01.1954
      20'33"
[012] [*]    
1954 N.Y. Public Library Liszt Totentanz, for piano and orchestra
  LT-10 4205   [Likely Thomas Scherman]
      Little Orchestra Society
      New York, live, 04.01.1954
      16'15"
[013]      
1957 Classical Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op.73
  Recording   Charles Münch
  Archives of   Boston Symphony Orchestra
  America   Boston, live, 29.11.1957 (Other than 30.11.57?)
      37'56"
[014]      
1957 ABC, Australia Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2. 29'28"
  National Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5, plus, 58'12"
  Archives of et al Nicolai Malko
  Australia   Sydney Symphony Orchestra
      Sydney Town Hall, live, 20.06.1957
[015]      
1959 Radio Broadcast Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83
      Paul Kletzki
      Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
      Montreux, live, 15.09.1959
      47'56"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[016]      
1959 Satellite Broadcast Beethoven Klavierkonzert Nr 4 G-dur op.58
  Bayern 4 Klassik   Franz Konwitschny
  6th May 2010   Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
      Kongresaal, Deutsches Museum, München
      Live, October 1959
      Contribution by Claude Aubrun
[017] [*]    
1961 Library of Congress Brahms Trio No.2 for piano,violin & cello,Op.87
  Washington. 9148057.   With Isaac Stern and Pablo Cassals
      (Plus Dvorask's Serenade Op.44)
  N. Y. Public Library   Pablo Casals' Festival
  LVH 1786 VHS    Puerto Rico, live, 27.06.1961.  67 minutes.
[018]      
1961 Radio Broadcast Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15
      Igor Markevitch
      Orchestre national de France
      Live, 00.00.1961
      47'22"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[019]      
1963 British Archives Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58
  1CDR0010171   Alexander Gibson,
      Scottish National Orchestra
      Glasgow, live, 17.06.1963
      (Incomplete, starting with the
      1st movement cadenza)
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[020]      
 1963 Library of  Schubert Quintet for piano and strings in A: "The Trout"
  Congress   With The Juilliard String Quartet
  Washington   At the Coolidge Auditorium,
  96705150   Washington, 18.12.1963 (Other than 19.12.1963)
      To the memory of Antonio Stradivari
      42'50"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[021]      
 1963 Library of Frank Quintet for piano and strings in F:
  Congress   With The Juilliard String Quartet
  Washington   At the Coolidge Auditorium,
  96705150   Washington, 18.12.1963 (Other than 19.12.1963)
      To the memory of Antonio Stradivari
      35'21"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[022]      
 1963 Broadcast by Radio Musiq3, Beethoven 5ème concerto pour piano et orchestre, op.73
  Belgium, on 11.12.2010   Dir: Fernand Quinet
      Orchestre de Liège
      At the 'Nuits de September', Liège, Belgique, 15.09.1963
      Introduction and Concerto: 38'27"
      Contribution by Claude Aubrun
[023] [*]    
1964 Boston Symphony  Mozart Piano Concerto No. 15, KV 450
  Transcription Trust   Erich Leinsdorf,
  - BSTT   Boston Symphony Orchestra
  Series A64-49   Tanglewood, 03.07.1964
      http://www.koussevitzky.com/Html/BSTT_A64.html
      Privately issued on CDR in 2008 by Von-Z S-2-276/7, Japan
[024] [*]    
1964 Boston  Mozart Piano Concerto No. 16, KV 451
  Symphony   Erich Leinsdorf,
  Transcription   Boston Symphony Orchestra
  Trust - BSTT   Tanglewood, 04.07.1964
  Series A64-50   http://www.koussevitzky.com/Html/BSTT_A64.html
[025]      
1964 Library of Dvorák Quintet for piano and strings, Op. 81
  Congress   With The Juilliard String Quartet
  Washington   At the Coolidge Auditorium
  96705478   Washington, 18.12.1964 (Other than 12.12.1964 released)
      To the memory of Antonio Stradivari
      39'44"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[026]      
1964 Library of Mozart Trio for piano,violin & cello, KV 548
  Congress   With Juilliard String Quartet
  Washington   At the Coolidge Auditorium
  96705478   Washington, 18.12.1964 (Other than 12.12.1964 released)
      To the memory of Antonio Stradivari
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[027]      
1965 Likely recording Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 Op. 73
  by French Radio   Zubin Mehta,
      Orchestre national de France.
      Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
      Paris, live, 29.06.1965
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[028]      
1968 Likely recording Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83
  by Fench Radio   Wolfgang Sawallisch,
      Orcehstre national de France
      Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
      Paris, live, 10.04.1968
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[029]      
1968 British Archives Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15
  MPRC BTC 405   Gennadi Rozhdestvensky,
      London Symphony Orchestra
      Royal Festival Hall
      London, live, 20.06.1968
[030]      
1968 Video Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83
      Gennadi Rozhdestvensky,
      London Symphony Orchestra
      Royal Festival Hall
      London, live, 25.06.1968
      Segment seen on "The Art of Piano"
[031]      
1972 NDR Archives Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
  U0-15442   Vaclav Neumann
      NDR Orchestra
      Hambourg Musikhalle
      Hambourg, live, 24.04.1972
      39'30"
[032]      
1973 British Archives Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21
  NP2257W TR 1   Charles Groves,
      London New Philharmonia
      London, live, 02.05.1973
      32'08"
[033]      
1975? French Radio Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
  Broadcast   Jean Fournet,
  1975-1980?   Netherlands' Radio & TV Orchestra
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[034]      
1976 Likely recording Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83
  by French Radio   Igor Markevitch,
      Orchestre national de France
      Théâtre des Champs-Elysées
      Paris, live, 18.06.1976
      (Other than Lausanne, 10.06.1976)
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[035]      
1976 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
      Gabriel Chmura,
      Orchestre national de France
      Paris, live, 27.10.1976
      37'30"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[036]      
1976 US Live Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37
  Telecast   Rafael Kubelik,
      New York Philharmonic
      Lincoln Centre
      New York, live, 20.11.1976
[037]      
1978 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G, Op. 58
      Daniel Barenboim,
      Paris Orchestre.
      Paris, live, 24.05.1978
      38'38"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[038]      
1978 British Archives Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 in A, G. 125
  NP3334BW BD1   Witold Rowicki,
      Zurich Tonhalle
      Zurich Festival, live, 06.06.1978
[039]      
1978 British Archives Strauss,R Burleske in D minor
  M7700BW BD 1   Witold Rowicki,
      Zurich Tonhalle
      Zurich Festival, live, 06.06.1978
[040]      
1978 Radio Broadcast Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15
      Witold Rowicki,
      Orchestre national de France
      Lausanne, live, 16.08.1978
      50'16"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[041]      
1980 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37
      Hubert Soudant,
      Berlin Philharmonic
      Berlin, live, 11.04.1980
      36'52"
[042]      
1980 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37
      Gary Bertini,
      Stuttgart Radio Orchestra.
      Ludwigsburg, live, 09.07.1980
      37'37"
[043]      
1982 Radio Broadcast Weber Konzertstück in F minor, Op. 79
      Horst Stein,
      Berliner Philharmoniker.
      Berlin, live, 19.03.1982
      18'16"
[044]      
1983 Radio Broadcast Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 15
      Daniel Barenboim,
      Paris Orchestra
      Paris, live, 18.03.1983
      48'32"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[045]      
1983 Radio Broadcast Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 in A, G. 125
      Jacques Mercier,
      Sarrebrück Radio Orchestra
      Salem, live, 23.10.1983
      21'16"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[046]      
1984 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
      Lorin Maazel,
      Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Berlin, live, 04.04.1984
      40'50"
[047]      
1984 CMVP 102 Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
  New York   Juan Pablo Izquierdo,
      Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago
      Chile, live, 00.05.1984
      Released on LP and cassette.
[048] [*]    
1984 Philips Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20, KV466
 
Sudio recording
  Sir Colin Davis,
 
  Bavarian Radio Orchestra
      Germany, 1984
      [Acoustic problems with the recording reported]
[049] [*]    
1984 Philips Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24, KV491
 
Sudio recording
  Sir Colin Davis,
 
  Bavarian Radio Orchestra
      Germany, 1984
      [Acoustic problems with the recording reported]
[050]      
1985 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
      Myung Whun Chung,
      Sarrebrück Radio Orchestra
      Sarrebrück, live, 24.03.1985
      39'20"
[051]      
1985 British Archives Bethoven Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 37
  B1315/1   Ricardo Muti,
  0:12'50"   Philadelphia Orchestra
  Radio Broadcast   Philadelphia, live, 00.11.1985
      39'51"
[052]      
1985? British Archives Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
  V474/1   Colin Davis,
  0:03'00"   London Symphony Orchestra
      London, live, 00.00.1985?
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html
[053]      
1986 Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
      Eugen Jochum,
      Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Berlin, live, 16.04.1986  [other than 17.04.1986]
[054]      
1987 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
      Marc Andreae,
      Radiotelevisione della Svizzera Italia.
      Lugano, live, 18.09.1987
      38'31"
[055]      
1988 Radio Broadcast Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73
      Daniel Barenboim,
      Paris Orchestre
      Paris, live, 18.09.1987
      40'30"
      http://arrausite.free.fr/Index.html

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