Claudio Arrau
1903 - 1991


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 Released VIDEO Recordings
Not Yet On DVD

There are two commercial video recordings made by Claudio Arrau,
held by the critics as extraordinary, exemplary performances,
released at the time on VHS and Laser Disc,
which remain not yet reissued on DVD.

1989 Philips Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 Op.58
  VHS    Philadelphia Orchestra.
  &   Riccardo Muti
  Laser Disc   1989.
    Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 Op.67 Emperor
      London Symphony Orchestra
  Sir Colin Davis
               Philips VHS 070 122-3 Netherlands        &      Philips Laser Disc 070 222-1 England.

 Released Audio Recordings
Not Yet On CD

Below is a chronological list of five commercial recordings
known to have been made by Claudio Arrau, but
not yet reissued on CD

1912 Römhildt Virtuola Moscheles, Ignaz Gesellschaftskonzert, 1. Satz, Allegro maestoso
  Germany. Moszkowski,Moritz Tarantelle, from Op.77
  Pianola Museum Haydn,Josef Allegro F-dur
  of Amsterdam Bach,J.S. Klein Präludium No.3 C-moll
  Studio recordings   Virtuola piano rolls 5167, 5168, 5169 and 5170, respectively
      Never reissued
1941/ BMG Classics Mozart Sonata No.14 in C minor KV457
1942 Studio recording    US Victor, 78rpm masters
      *Studio recording never released*
      Acknowledged in writing by Mr. Daniel Guss, Director, Product Development, BMG Classics, New York, on 28 August, 1995.
1960 Movimento Chopin

Piano Concerto No.2 Op. 21

  Musica   Massimo Pradella
Milano, Italy
  Sinfonie Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, München
  Live recording   Recorded; 12 April 1960
  Released in 1983 on Movimento Musica LP 01.064, Italy
1967 OPUS Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat
  Cleveland,   Militiadis Caridis
  Ohio   Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Live  recording
  20' +
  Opus (Private Records) 33M MLG 79
      Recorded: September.
      (Needing remastering for resonance)
1968* OPUS Liszt Piano Concerto No.2 in A
  Cleveland,   Bernard Haitink
  Ohio   London Philharmonic Orchestra.
   *(Wrongly dated   20' +
    as April 1970)   Opus (Private Records) 33M MLG 79
  Live recording   Recorded: 12 May.
  (Needing remastering for resonance)

 End of 'Released Studio Recordings Not Yet On CD' Section

 Please also see 'Known Repertoire' section in 'Miscellanea'.

 This section last updated on 23rd December 2019