Horowitz in London – Scarlatti, Chopin, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Scriabin (1982)

October 18, 2014

Max Lima

Vladimir Horowitz was in ill health and was heavily medicated when this recital was taped in May of 1982. Recorded at Royal Festival Hall.

Part I
00:01:03 – God Save The Queen
00:02:18 – Scarlatti Sonata in A flat major K127
00:05:10 – Scarlatti Sonata in F minor K466
00:08:48 – Scarlatti Sonata in F minor K184
00:10:52 – Scarlatti Sonata in A major K101
00:13:25 – Scarlatti Sonata in B minor K87
00:16:17 – Scarlatti Sonata in E major K135
00:19:03 – Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie Op.61
00:33:08 – Chopin Ballade No.1 Op.23
00:43:12 – Horowitz talks about himself

Part II

01:03:40 – Schumann Kinderszenen Op.15

Rachmaninov Piano Sonata No.2 Op.36:

01:22:10 – I. Allegro agitato
01:32:12 – II. Non allegro – Lento
01:38:21 – III. L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto

Encores:

01:46:15 – Chopin Waltz Op.69-1
01:49:57 – Rachmaninov Polka de W.R.
01:54:22 – Scriabin Etude Op.8-12