Walter Gieseking

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Gieseking's finger acuity, imaginative pedaling, and above all, preternaturally alert ear made him an ideal interpreter of Impressionistic music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Sonatine for flute & piano in E minor 1935 Chamber Music
Kinderlieder Vocal Music
Variations for flute & piano on a theme of Edvard Grieg Chamber Music
Ständchen, transcription for piano after Richard Strauss Keyboard
Dance Improvisations (3) for piano 1925 Keyboard
Freundliche Vision, transcription for piano after Richard Strauss Keyboard
O wüchsen Flügel mir, song for voice & piano 1917 Chamber Music
Heimkehr, transcription for piano after Richard Strauss 1887 Keyboard
Chaconne on a theme by Scarlatti, for piano (after Scarlatti, K. 32) Keyboard
Schorschi-Batschi, foxtrot for piano Keyboard
Der Frühlingskasper, song for voice & piano 1918 Keyboard
Winterweihe, transcription for piano after Richard Strauss Keyboard
Schlechtes Wetter, transcription for piano after Richard Strauss Keyboard
Die Distel, song for voice & piano 1950 Vocal Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Quintet for piano, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon in B flat major 1919 Chamber Music
Sonatine for cello & piano in C major Chamber Music
Die Kaiserin, for piano 1917 Keyboard
Dann, song for voice & piano 1917 Vocal Music
Sag ich's euch, geliebte Bäume, song for voice & piano 1940 Vocal Music
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