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About Wilhelm Kempff  

It is not well known today that Wilhelm Kempff (1895-1991) was a successful, prolific composer in addition to his career on the piano. He wrote six operas and many orchestral works, including two symphonies, chamber music, religious, organ, choral music, songs, and numerous piano pieces.


Historical Revival Performance of Wilhelm Kempff's Works


Wilhelm Kempff: Legende für Klavier und Orchester op.65 (1947)

Conductor: Joe Yamaji, Piano: Rüdiger Steinfatt

Beethoven Hall of Musashino Akademia Musicae, in Tokyo, Japan

*It was the first revival performance after it was performed in 1947.

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