The icons of Deutsche Grammophon are back on the vinyl format with heavyweight 180-gram pressings from Optimal complete with a digital download of the corresponding album. DG's latest LP series includes some of the most virtuosic recordings ever made for the label from such great artists as Maurizio Pollini, Friedrich Gulda, Nathan Milstein and Emil Gilels. This release features pianist Emil Gilels' recording of Johannes Brahms' 4 Ballades and 7 Fantasias.
"Gilels had immense physical power and impeccable control, but he was also capable of exquisitely refined poetry and had an acute perception of the lyrical impulse lying behind even the most assertive of Brahms's writing." - Daily Telegraph
Johannes Brahms, composer
Emil Gilels, piano