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

Canal de Josep489

Great interpretation of Alexander Scriabin’s The Poem of Ecstasy, played by the Philharmonia Orchestra and conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen at 2010 BBC Proms.

 

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Vladimir Horowitz plays Scriabin’s Sonata No. 5, Op. 53 (part 1)

Ambassador College – Pasadena, California
Leap Year’s day, 1976

Orgasmic piano playing. This recording, made by an audience member in the hall, has never been commerically released.