András Schiff

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Schiff is noted for the energy and clarity of his playing, and for original interpretations of music of various composers.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
J.S. Bach: Three Keyboard Concertos
1984 J.S. Bach: Three Keyboard Concertos Denon Records
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J.S. Bach: 6 Partitas BWV 825-BWV 830
1985 J.S. Bach: 6 Partitas BWV 825-BWV 830 Decca
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Bach: Two part Inventions; Three Part Inventions
1985 Bach: Two part Inventions; Three Part Inventions Decca
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Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
1985 Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 London
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Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II
1986 Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier, Book II Decca
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Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
1986 Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I London
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Bach: Goldberg Variations
1986 Bach: Goldberg Variations Decca
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Brahms: Clarinet Trio Op. 114; Horn Trio Op. 40
1986 Brahms: Clarinet Trio Op. 114; Horn Trio Op. 40 London
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Mendelssohn: Songs without Words
1988 Mendelssohn: Songs without Words London
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András Schiff Plays Mozart
1988 András Schiff Plays Mozart London
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Bach: English Suites BWV 806-811
1988 Bach: English Suites BWV 806-811 London
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Dvorák: Piano Concerto, Op. 33; Schumann: Introduction & Allegro Appassionato, Op. 92
1988 Dvorák: Piano Concerto, Op. 33; Schumann: Introduction & Allegro Appassionato, Op. 92 London
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Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas
1989 Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas Decca
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 27 & 19
1989 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 27 & 19 London
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 12 & 14
1989 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 12 & 14 London
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 18
1989 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 18 Decca
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Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1; Variations on a Theme of Schumann
1989 Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1; Variations on a Theme of Schumann London
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Mozart: Concertos K242, K365, K466
1990 Mozart: Concertos K242, K365, K466 London
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Bach: Concertos, BWV 1052-1058
1990 Bach: Concertos, BWV 1052-1058 London
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24 & 25
1990 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24 & 25 London
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J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto; French Suite No. 5; French Overture
1990 J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto; French Suite No. 5; French Overture Vanguard
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 13
1990 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 13 London
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Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin
1991 Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin London
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 22 & 23
1991 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 22 & 23 London
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21
1991 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 21 London
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Mozart Arias [Decca]
1991 Mozart Arias [Decca] London
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Brahms: Piano Quintet, Op. 34; String Quartet, Op. 67
1991 Brahms: Piano Quintet, Op. 34; String Quartet, Op. 67 London
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Schumann: Complete Works for Piano 4-Hands
1991 Schumann: Complete Works for Piano 4-Hands Vox
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Andás Schiff Plays Bach
1992 Andás Schiff Plays Bach Hungaroton
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 5 & 6; Rondo, K382
1992 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 5 & 6; Rondo, K382 London
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Mozart: Piano Sonatas K545 & K 570; Fantasie K475; Rondos K485 & K511
1992 Mozart: Piano Sonatas K545 & K 570; Fantasie K475; Rondos K485 & K511 Decca
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Schubert: Impromptus D 899
1992 Schubert: Impromptus D 899
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Beethoven: Septet; Piano Quintet
1992 Beethoven: Septet; Piano Quintet Philips
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 15 & 16
1992 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 15 & 16 London
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Schubert: Piano Duets
1993 Schubert: Piano Duets Hungaroton
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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 8 & 11; Rondo, K. 386
1993 Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 8 & 11; Rondo, K. 386 London
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Brahms: Lieder - Vier Ernste Gesänge, 6 Heine Lieder
1993 Brahms: Lieder - Vier Ernste Gesänge, 6 Heine Lieder Decca / London
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Bach: 6 French Suites
1993 Bach: 6 French Suites Decca
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Schiff plays Bartok
1993 Schiff plays Bartok Denon Records
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András Schiff plays Schumann
1993 András Schiff plays Schumann Denon Records
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The Impatient Lover: Italian Songs
1993 The Impatient Lover: Italian Songs London / Decca
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 1
1993 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 1 London
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 (D566, D784, D850)
1993 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 2 (D566, D784, D850) London
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Leos Janacek: Chamber Works
1993 Leos Janacek: Chamber Works London
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Leos Janacek: Concertino; Violin Sonata; Po Zarostlém Chodmicku
1993 Leos Janacek: Concertino; Violin Sonata; Po Zarostlém Chodmicku London
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Mozart: Piano Music for Four Hands
1994 Mozart: Piano Music for Four Hands London
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Beethoven's Broadwood Piano
1994 Beethoven's Broadwood Piano Hungaroton
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Bach: Piano Concertos
1994 Bach: Piano Concertos Hungaroton
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Schubert: Winterreise
1994 Schubert: Winterreise London
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 3 (D557, D575, D894)
1994 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 3 (D557, D575, D894) London
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Schumann: Lieder - Liederkreis Op. 39, 7 Lieder Op. 90
1994 Schumann: Lieder - Liederkreis Op. 39, 7 Lieder Op. 90 Decca / London
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 4 (D568, D958)
1994 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 4 (D568, D958) London
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 5
1994 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 5 London
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Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26; Piano & Wind Quintet
1995 Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 26; Piano & Wind Quintet Universal Distribution
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Domenico Scarlatti: 12 Sonatas
1995 Domenico Scarlatti: 12 Sonatas Hungaroton
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 6
1995 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Vol. 6 London
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Mozart: Klavierkonzerte
1995 Mozart: Klavierkonzerte Decca
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András Schiff Plays Handel, Brahms, Reger
1995 András Schiff Plays Handel, Brahms, Reger Teldec
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Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 7
1995 Franz Schubert: Piano Sonatas, Volume 7 Decca
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Schumann: Symphonische Etüden; Davidsbündlertänze; Blumenstück; Arabeske
1995 Schumann: Symphonische Etüden; Davidsbündlertänze; Blumenstück; Arabeske Teldec
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Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol. 2 - H.27, H.31, H.14, H.29
1995 Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol. 2 - H.27, H.31, H.14, H.29 Decca
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Mozart: The Piano Sonatas
1995 Mozart: The Piano Sonatas London
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Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol. 1 - H.12, H.26, H.28, H.30
1996 Haydn: Piano Trios, Vol. 1 - H.12, H.26, H.28, H.30 Decca
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Mozart: Trios K.498, 502, 542
1996 Mozart: Trios K.498, 502, 542 Teldec
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Schubert: Piano Sonatas
1996 Schubert: Piano Sonatas Decca
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J.S. Bach: Solo Keyboard Works
1996 J.S. Bach: Solo Keyboard Works Decca
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Bartók: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3
1997 Bartók: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3 Teldec
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Schubert: Piano Trios
1997 Schubert: Piano Trios Teldec
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Beethoven: The Piano Concertos; "Appassionata" Sonata
1997 Beethoven: The Piano Concertos; "Appassionata" Sonata Teldec
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5; Sonata No. 23 'Appassionata'
1997 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5; Sonata No. 23 'Appassionata' Elatus
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Schumann: Kreisleriana; Gesänge der Frühe; Variations on an original theme; Nachtstücke
1998 Schumann: Kreisleriana; Gesänge der Frühe; Variations on an original theme; Nachtstücke Teldec
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Schubert: The Impromptus; Moments musicaux
1998 Schubert: The Impromptus; Moments musicaux London
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Sándor Veress: Hommage à Paul Klee
1998 Sándor Veress: Hommage à Paul Klee Teldec
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Haydn: Piano Sonatas
1999 Haydn: Piano Sonatas Teldec
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Dvorák: Piano Quintet Op. 81; Piano Quartet Op. 87
1999 Dvorák: Piano Quintet Op. 81; Piano Quartet Op. 87 Warner Classics
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Smetana: Polkas
1999 Smetana: Polkas Teldec
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Music for Two Pianos
1999 Music for Two Pianos ECM
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Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Songs Without Words [Germany]
1999 Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Songs Without Words [Germany] Decca
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Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
1999 Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 Teldec
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Schubert: Trout Quintet; Moments musicaux
2000 Schubert: Trout Quintet; Moments musicaux Decca
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Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4
2000 Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4 Maestro Music
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Schubert: Fantasie C-Dur für Klavier; Fantasie C-Dur für Violine und Klavier
2000 Schubert: Fantasie C-Dur für Klavier; Fantasie C-Dur für Violine und Klavier ECM
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J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto; Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue
2000 J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto; Chromatic Fantasy & Fugue Decca
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Mozart: Piano Sonatas K331 "Ronda alla Turca", K332 & K333
2000 Mozart: Piano Sonatas K331 "Ronda alla Turca", K332 & K333 Decca
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Träumerei: Romantic Piano Music
2001 Träumerei: Romantic Piano Music Decca
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Leos Janácek: A Recollection
2001 Leos Janácek: A Recollection ECM
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Mozart: Piano Concertos K246, K365, K242
2002 Mozart: Piano Concertos K246, K365, K242 Hungaroton
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András Schiff in Concert
2002 András Schiff in Concert ECM
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Songs of Debussy and Mozart
2003 Songs of Debussy and Mozart ECM
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Mozart: Great Piano Concertos Nos. 16, 24, 25, 26 & 27
2003 Mozart: Great Piano Concertos Nos. 16, 24, 25, 26 & 27 Decca
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Schubert: The Late Piano Sonatas, D. 958-960
2003 Schubert: The Late Piano Sonatas, D. 958-960 Decca
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J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations [2001 Recording]
2003 J.S. Bach: Goldberg Variations [2001 Recording] ECM
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Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Winterreise; Schwanengesang
2003 Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin; Winterreise; Schwanengesang Decca
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J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto
2003 J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto Decca
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Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos 32, 33, 53, 54 & 58
2004 Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos 32, 33, 53, 54 & 58 Elatus
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Beethoven: Complete Music for Piano and Violoncello
2004 Beethoven: Complete Music for Piano and Violoncello ECM
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Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos. 59-62; Fantasia in C major
2004 Haydn: Piano Sonatas Nos. 59-62; Fantasia in C major Teldec
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Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 24 & 39; Dichterliebe, Op. 48
2005 Schumann: Liederkreis, Op. 24 & 39; Dichterliebe, Op. 48 Orfeo
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1 - Opp. 2 & 7
2005 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 1 - Opp. 2 & 7 ECM
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Quasi una Fantasia
2005 Quasi una Fantasia Schweizer Radio DRS
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Schubert Songs
2006 Schubert Songs Wigmore Hall
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Brahms: String Quartets; Piano Quintet
2006 Brahms: String Quartets; Piano Quintet Decca
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3 - Opp. 14, 22 & 49
2006 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 3 - Opp. 14, 22 & 49 ECM
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2
2006 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 2 ECM
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Bartók: Piano Works
2007 Bartók: Piano Works Brilliant Classics
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 4 - Opp. 26, 27 & 28
2007 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 4 - Opp. 26, 27 & 28 ECM
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Mozart: Clarinet Trio "Kegelstatt"; Piano Trios
2007 Mozart: Clarinet Trio "Kegelstatt"; Piano Trios Elatus
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 5 - Opp. 31 and 53
2007 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 5 - Opp. 31 and 53 ECM New Series
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Schubert and Schiff: Symphony No. 2; Piano Sonata in A major; Symphony No. 5
2007 Schubert and Schiff: Symphony No. 2; Piano Sonata in A major; Symphony No. 5 Decca
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Sándor Végh: Salzburger Mozart-Matineen
2007 Sándor Végh: Salzburger Mozart-Matineen Orfeo
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Zwischen Erde und Himmel
2007 Zwischen Erde und Himmel Schweizer Radio DRS
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 6
2008 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 6 ECM
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J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier [1984 Recording]
2008 J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier [1984 Recording] Decca
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 7
2008 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 7 ECM New Series
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Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 8
2008 Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas, Vol. 8 ECM New Series
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Schumann: Works for Piano
2009 Schumann: Works for Piano Maestro Music
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Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Partitas
2009 Johann Sebastian Bach: Six Partitas ECM
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Klaviermusik als Oper
2009 Klaviermusik als Oper Schweizer Radio Drs
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Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2; Arabeske, Op. 18; Humoreske, Op. 20
2010 Schumann: Papillons, Op. 2; Arabeske, Op. 18; Humoreske, Op. 20 Dal Segno
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Bach: Keyboard Concerti
2010 Bach: Keyboard Concerti Dal Segno
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Dohnányi: Piano Quintet; Sextet
2010 Dohnányi: Piano Quintet; Sextet Decca
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Bach: Complete Keyboard Concertos
2010 Bach: Complete Keyboard Concertos Decca
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Schubert: Piano Sonatas; Impromptus
2011 Schubert: Piano Sonatas; Impromptus Decca
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Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen
2011 Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen ECM
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Bach: Keyboard Concertos
2012 Bach: Keyboard Concertos Decca
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Schubert: Schwanengesang; Auf dem Strom
2012 Schubert: Schwanengesang; Auf dem Strom Eloquence
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Bach: Das wohltemperierte Clavier
2012 Bach: Das wohltemperierte Clavier ECM New Series
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Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen
2013 Beethoven: Diabelli-Variationen ECM / ECM New Series
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Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds; Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2
2014 Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds; Piano Quartets Nos. 1 & 2 Decca / Eloquence
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Franz Schubert
2015 Franz Schubert ECM / ECM New Series
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Johannes Brahms: Die schöne Magelone
2015 Johannes Brahms: Die schöne Magelone Belvedere
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Dohnányi: Piano Quintet; Sextet; Kodály: String Quartet No. 2
2015 Dohnányi: Piano Quintet; Sextet; Kodály: String Quartet No. 2 Decca / Eloquence
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András Schiff, piano: Live
2016 András Schiff, piano: Live Melodiya
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Encores After Beethoven
2016 Encores After Beethoven ECM
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Bach, Busoni, Beethoven
2017 Bach, Busoni, Beethoven ECM New Series
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Franz Schubert: Sonatas & Impromptus
2019 Franz Schubert: Sonatas & Impromptus ECM New Series
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Ludwig van Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas
Ludwig van Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas ECM
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Mozart: Piano Concertos for 2 & 3 Pianos; Concert Rondos
Mozart: Piano Concertos for 2 & 3 Pianos; Concert Rondos Brilliant
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Franz Schubert: The Piano Sonatas
Franz Schubert: The Piano Sonatas Decca
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Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Schumann: Piano Concerto
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Schumann: Piano Concerto Decca
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Brahms: Piano Quintet; Clarinet Quintet; Clarinet Trio; Horn Trio; Etc.
Brahms: Piano Quintet; Clarinet Quintet; Clarinet Trio; Horn Trio; Etc. Eloquence
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András Schiff plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
András Schiff plays Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Decca
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András Schiff: The Denon Recordings
András Schiff: The Denon Recordings Heritage
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