Historic


The Historic Recital Series

Steven Spooner recently mounted an enormous recital series akin to Anton Rubinstein’s historic recitals of 1885. These historic concerts consisted of 17 solo piano recitals embracing the standard piano literature from the Baroque to composers of the 21st century.

FREDERIC CHOPIN, I

Waltz in E-Flat Major, op. 18
Nocturne in E-Flat Major, op. 9 no. 2
Waltz in A-Flat Major, op. 69 no. 1
Etude in A-Flat Major, op. 25 no. 1
Etude in F Minor, op. 25 no. 2
Etude in C Major, op. 10 no. 1
Etude in C Minor, op. 10 no. 12
Etude in C Minor, op. 25 no. 12
Four Mazurkas op. 24
Scherzo in B-Flat Minor, op. 31

DOMENICO SCARLATTI

SONATAS FOR KEYBOARD
Sonata in A Major, K. 208
Sonata in A Major, K. 209
Sonata in G Major, K. 455
Sonata in E-Flat Major, K. 474
Sonata in A Major, K. 342
Sonata in A Minor, K. 149
Sonata in F Minor, K. 184
Sonata in F Minor, K. 239
Sonata in D Minor, K. 213
Sonata in D Minor, K. 141
Sonata in C Major, K. 132
Sonata in C Minor, K. 84
Sonata in C Major, K. 515

FRANZ LISZT, I

from Transcendental Etudes
no. 1, Preludio
no. 3, Paysage
no. 4, Mazeppa
no. 11, Harmonies du Soir
no. 8, Wilde Jagd
Sonata in B Minor

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN

Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI/19
Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI/48
Sonata in E-Flat Major, Hob. XVI/49

FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN, II

Sonata in A-Flat Major, Hob. XVI/46
Sonata in G Major, Hob. XVI/40
Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI/32

JOHANNES BRAHMS

Two Rhapsodies, op. 79
Capriccio in G Minor, op. 116 no. 3
Intermezzo in E Major, op. 116 no. 4
Capriccio in D Minor, op. 116 no. 7
Intermezzo in E-Flat Minor, op. 118 no. 6
Variations on a Theme of Handel, op. 24

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART

Fantasie in D Minor, K. 397
Sonata in E-Flat Major, K. 282
Variations from Sonata in A Major, K. 331
Sonata in C Major, K. 330

RUSSIANS

Alexander Scriabin
Preludes, op. 11
no. 14
no. 15
no. 17
no. 21
Preludes, op 16
no. 1
no. 3
Etude in D-Sharp Minor, op. 8 no. 12

Sergei Rachmaninov
Etude-Tableaux op. 33
no. 1
no. 6
Etude-Tableaux op. 39
no. 9

Sergei Prokofiev
Sonata no. 6 in A Major, op. 82

HUNGARIANS

Franz Schubert
Hungarian Melody

Bela Bartok
Bulesque no. 1
15 Hungarian Peasant Songs
Strauss/Dohnanyi
Paraphrase of Schatzwalzer

Gyorgy Ligeti
Two Pieces from Musica Ricercata

Franz Liszt
Hungarian Rhapsody no. 13

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, I

Sonata in F Minor, op. 2 no. 1
Sonata in C Minor, op. 10 no. 1
Sonata in E-Flat Major, op. 7

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, II

Sonata in A-Flat Major, op. 26
Sonata in E-Flat Major, op. 27 no. 1
Sonata in D Minor, op. 31 no. 2

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, III

Sonata in E-Flat Major, op. 81a
Sonata in A-Flat Major, op. 110
Sonata in F Minor, op. 57

CLAUDE DEBUSSY

Suite Bergamasque
Etudes, Book I
III. Pour les quartes
IV. Pour les octaves
Etudes, Book II
Pour les arpéges composés
Preludes, Book I

FRANZ SCHUBERT

Sonata in A Minor, D. 537
German Dances D. 783
Sonata in B-Flat Major, D. 960

FRANZ LISZT, II

Schubert/Liszt, Seven Song Transcriptions
Wagner/Liszt, Rienzi Paraphrase
Chopin/Liszt, Six Chants Polonaises
Bellini/Liszt, Reminiscences de Norma

PIANO MUSIC OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Bartok-Six Romanian Folk Dances
Mompou–Paisajes
Shchedrin–Humoresque, A la Albeniz
Ligeti–Two Etudes
Bolcom–The Garden of Eden (1970)
Spooner–Etude-Toccata (1991)

ROBERT SCHUMANN

Arabeske in C Major, op. 18
Papillons op. 2
Romances, op. 28
Humoreske, op. 20

FREDERIC CHOPIN, II

Nocturne in C Minor, op. 48 no. 1
Etude in E Minor, op. 25 no. 5
Etude in G-Sharp Minor, op. 25 no. 6
Etude in C-Sharp Minor, op. 25 no. 7
Etude in D-Flat Major, op. 25 no. 8
Etude in B Minor, op. 25 no. 10
Etude in A Minor, op. 25 no. 11
Scherzo in C-Sharp Minor, op. 39
Nocturne in B Major, op. 62 no. 1
Polonaise in A-Flat Major, op. 53