Myra Hess ‎– Myra Hess Concert

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World Record Club ‎– S/3090
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A1 Whitsuntide Choral Prelude
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
1:55
A2 Sonata In G Major, L.14
Composed By – Domenico Scarlatti
1:45
Sonata No. 25 In G Major, Op. 79
Composed By – Ludwig van Beethoven
A3 Presto 3:19
A4 Andante 3:14
A5 Vivace 1:55
A6 Prelude In C Sharp Minor
Composed By – Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff
3:00
B1 Toccata In A Major
Composed By – Gerald Paradies
1:41
B2 Toccata In G Major
Composed By – Johann Sebastian Bach
1:42
B3 Intermezzo, Op. 119/3
Composed By – Johannes Brahms
1:32
B4 Rhapsody, Op. 79/4
Composed By – Johannes Brahms
5:08
B5 The Engulfed Cathedral
Composed By – Claude Debussy
6:52
B6 Etude, Op. 4/3
Composed By – Karol Szymanowski
3:50

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Myra Hess's performance was captured some time around 1916-1925, and the piano rolls, which caught every nuance of the playing, were used to make the stereo recording when they were played through a 1929 Steinway.

Australian WRC 2nd pressing, sourced from original stampers and featuring unique sleeve art. The first, from 1967, has an "S/ME" catalogue number and different addresses on the back. These are addresses for the reissue:

299 Flinders Lane Melbourne
177 Elizabeth St Sydney
Newspaper House, 93 Queen St Brisbane
Stafford House, 23 Leigh St Adelaide
Barnett's Building, Council Ave Perth

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