Schubert – Arpeggione Sonata (Perényi, Schiff)

Hungarian cellist Miklós Perényi and Hungarian-born virtuoso British classical pianist and conductor András Schiff perform Franz Schubert’s Sonata in A minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821. The sonata is originally written for arpeggione, a six-stringed musical instrument, fretted and tuned like a guitar, but bowed like a cello, and thus similar to the bass […]

Bach – English Suites (András Schiff)

Hungarian-born British classical pianist and conductor András Schiff plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s English Suites, BWV 806–811, a set of six keyboard suites which the German composer wrote for the clavier (harpsichord or clavichord). They are generally thought to be the earliest of his 19 suites for keyboard.

Bach – French Suites (András Schiff)

Hungarian-born British classical pianist and conductor András Schiff plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s French Suites, BWV 812–817, a set of six keyboard suites which the German composer wrote for the clavier (harpsichord or clavichord) between the years of 1722 and 1725.