- Piano Music Vol. 2
- Piano Sonata No. 13 in A major, D664
- 12 Grazer Walzer, D 924 Op. 91
- Piano Sonata No. 21 in B flat major, D960
Performed by Vladimir Feltsman (piano)
Schubert has been described as the last ‘classical’ and as the first ‘romantic’ composer, but it is really impossible to pin a meaningful label on him.
He was and still is a very special case, a lonely figure in musical history, a dreamer who brought into music a degree of intimacy, despair, hope and disappointment previously unknown.
Schubert was a sincere, shy and vulnerable man (though he did not lack confidence in himself as an artist) and his personality is clearly reflected in his music.
Here is Mr. Feltsman, performing the music of Mozart:
And next, here he is performing the music of Robert Schumann: