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Edwin Fischer

p, 1886-1960 CH, Basel
Musician / Conductor of Classical

Edwin Fischer (6 October 1886 – 24 January 1960) was a Swiss classical pianist and conductor. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Germanic repertoire of the twentieth century, and one of the finest piano pedagogues of the modern era.

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harpsichord
Popular Tracks   
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869: Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 on Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Edwin Fischer
Schubert: 4 Lieder, Op. 88: No. 4, An die Musik, D. 547 on Schubert: Song Recital by Franz Schubert, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Edwin Fischer
6 Moments musicaux, D.780 (2000 - Remaster): No. 3 in F Minor on Schubert: 12 Lieder - Moments musicaux by Franz Schubert & Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Im Fruhling, Op. 101, No. 1, D. 882 on Shwarzkopf Sings Schubert Lieder by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Piano Concerto No.20 in D Minor KV 466 : III. Rondo (Allegro assai) on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Piano Concertos No.20 KV 466 & No.24 KV 491 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869: Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 847 on Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Books 1 & 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach & Edwin Fischer
Book I, Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 on Bach: The Well Tempered Clavier Books I and II, BWV 846-493 by Edwin Fischer
Prelude and Fugue in C Minor, BWV. 847: I. Prelude on Piano Hits by Various Artists
Gretchen am Spinnrade, Op. 2, D. 118 on Shwarzkopf Sings Schubert Lieder by Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Prelude and Fugue in C-Sharp Major, BWV 848: I. Prelude on Classical Music for Dressage by Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Concertos Pour Piano Vol. II: Nos 12, 14, 15, 17, 18 et 26Edwin Fischer, Friedrich Gulda, Lili Kraus, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Rudolf Serkin - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart2017Compil.
Klavier Konzerte Nr. 3 und 4Ludwig van Beethoven - Edwin Fischer - Philharmonia Orchestra2016Album
Koncerty Mistrzów - BachJohann Sebastian Bach, Edwin Fischer, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli2015Album
Concertos Pour Piano Nos 16, 19, 20, 23, 25; Concerto Pour Deux PianosClara Haskil, Géza Anda, Clifford Curzon, Edwin Fischer, Rudolf Serkin - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart2011Compil.
Edwin Fischer Plays Beethoven Piano SonatasEdwin Fischer, Ludwig van Beethoven2011Album
Noble RomanticistEdwin Fischer2010Compil.
Piano Concerto No. 5 - Symphony No. 4Ludwig van Beethoven - Edwin Fischer, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wilhelm Furtwängler2010Compil.
Das Wohltemperierte KlavierEdwin Fischer2010Album
Piano Palying From The HeartEdwin Fischer, Johann Sebastian Bach / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Ludwig van Beethoven / Franz Schubert / Johannes Brahms2010Album
VI - Le Clavier Bien Tempéré Livre II ; Préludes Et Fugues Nos 45 A 48Edwin Fischer / Johann Sebastian Bach2007Album
MP3 CollectionEdwin Fischer2006Compil.
Piano Concerto No.25 In C Major 503Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer, Philharmonia Orchestra Cond. Joseph Krisps2005Album
Piano Concerto No.24 In C Minor K491Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer, The London Philharmonic Orchestra Cond. Lawrance Collingwood2005Album
Klavier Kaiser (14 Große Pianisten Auf 20 CDs. Die Schönsten Ausgewählt Und Kommentiert von Joachim Kaiser)Arthur Rubinstein, Edwin Fischer, Martha Argerich, Artur Schnabel, Maurizio Pollini, Wilhelm Kempff, Vladimir Horowitz, Daniel Barenboim, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Alfred Brendel, Dinu Lipatti, Claudio Arrau, Solomon, Glenn Gould2004Compil.
Sonatas: "Pathetique" And "Appassionata"Edwin Fischer, Ludwig van Beethoven2002Album
Klaviersonate Nr. 7 D-dur Op. 10 Nr. 3 / Klaviersonate Nr. 23 F-moll Op. 57 "Appassionata" / Klaviersonate Nr. 8 C-moll Op. 13 "Pathétique"Edwin Fischer, Ludwig van Beethoven2002Album
12 Lieder, 6 Moments musicauxFranz Schubert / Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Edwin Fischer2000Album
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book IJohann Sebastian Bach - Edwin Fischer2000Compil.
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book IIJohann Sebastian Bach - Edwin Fischer2000Compil.
Edwin Fischer Plays Mozart - Volume 1Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Edwin Fischer1999Compil.
Edwin Fischer IEdwin Fischer1999Compil.
the well tempered clavierJohann Sebastian Bach, Edwin Fischer1998Album
Concerto In C Major For Three Pianos / Moments MusicauxEdwin Fischer, Ronald Smith, Denis Matthews, Philharmonia Orchestra1998Album
8 Impromptus D.899 & 935 / 6 Moments Musicaux D.780Franz Schubert, Edwin Fischer1998Album
Orchèxtra - Concerto Per Pianoforte Ed Orchestra N.20, K466Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer1997Album
Orchèxtra - Concerto Per Pianoforte E Orchestra N. 5 "Imperatore"Ludwig Van Beethoven1997Album
Concerto N° 20 En Ré Mineur K. 466 Pour Piano Et OrchestreWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer, Philharmonia Orchestra1996Album
SchubertiadeFranz Schubert - Herbert von Karajan, Sir Thomas Beecham, Edwin Fischer, Hans Hotter1996Compil.
J.S. Bach/Brandenburg ConcertoJohann Sebastian Bach - Edwin Fischer and Philharmonia Orchestra1995Album
Concertos Brandebourgeois Nos 2 Et 5Johann Sebastian Bach, Philharmonia Orchestra, Edwin Fischer1995Album
Concerto Per Piano N.5 "Imperatore" / Sonata "Patetica"Ludwig van Beethoven, Edwin Fischer, Wilhelm Furtwängler1994Album
Concerto In D Minor, K. 466Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Edwin Fischer And The London Philharmonic Orchestra1994Album
Impromptus Op. 90 Et Op. 142Edwin Fischer, Franz Schubert1992Album
Concerto No. 17 In G Major For Piano And Orchestra, K. 453 / Concerto No. 25 In C Major For Piano And Orchestra, K. 503Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Edwin Fischer, Josef Krips, Philharmonia Orchestra1991Compil.
Klavierkonzerte: 17, KV 453 ・ 20, KV 466 ・ 22, KV 482 ・ 24, KV 491 ・ 25 KV 503; Sonaten: 10, KV 330 ・ 11, KV 331; Rondo KV 382Edwin Fischer, Sir John Barbirolli, Lawrance Collingwood, Josef Krips - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1990Compil.
Piano Concertos No. 1,4,5 Brandenburg Concerto No. 5Edwin Fischer, Gareth Morris1989Album
Bach Brandenburg Concertos 2 And 5Edwin Fischer, Philharmonia Orchestra, Johann Sebastian Bach1989Album
Brahms: Klavierkonzert No. 2 Piano ConcertoWilhelm Furtwängler, Johannes Brahms, Edwin Fischer, Berliner Philharmoniker1989Album
Sinfonisches Konzert Fur Klavier Und Orchester, H-MollWilhelm Furtwängler : Berliner Philharmoniker, Edwin Fischer1988Album
Bach: Wohltemperiertes Klavier 1. Und 2. Teil (48 Präludien und Fugen)Johann Sebastian Bach, Edwin Fischer1987Album
Concerto pour piano et orchestre n°5 "L'Empereur" - Sonate pour piano n° 7Ludwig Van Beethoven - Edwin Fischer - EMI Records Ltd.1987Album
Beethoven - Klavierkonzert n°5 "Emperor"; Klaviersonate n° 7, Op. 10 n° 3Edwin Fischer, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Philharmonia Orchestra1987Compil.
Two Piano Trios, No. 1 in B-flat, Op.8. No.2 in C, Op.87Edwin Fischer, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, Enrico Mainardi, Johannes Brahms1986Album
Schubert Mozart LiederElisabeth Schwarzkopf, Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer, Walter Gieseking1986Compil.
Concerto Per Pianoforte N° 25 In Do, K. 503Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer, Walter Gieseking1986Album
Fantasie En Ut Majeur - Sonate N.3 En Fa MineurRobert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Edwin Fischer1985Album
Concerto In Do, BWV. 1061 - Concerto Brandeburghese N. 5 In Re, BWV. 1050Johann Sebastian Bach, Edwin Fischer, Ronald Smith, Denis Matthews, Philharmonia Orchestra1985Album
Piano Concertos No. 3 In C Minor; No. 4 In G; No. 5 In E Flat 'Emperor'Edwin Fischer - Ludwig van Beethoven1984Compil.
Edwin Fischer Interpreta Ludwig van Beethoven (Edwin Fischer Volume 2)Edwin Fischer, Ludwig van Beethoven1982Album
Le Clavier Bien TempéréJohann Sebastian Bach, Edwin Fischer1981Compil.
ФортепианоEdwin Fischer1980Compil.
Sonates N. 10 Et N. 11 "Alla Turca" / Fantaisies En Ut Mineur / Romance En La Bémol Majeur / Menuet En Sol Majeur K. 1Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Edwin Fischer1980Album
Mozart ConcertoEdwin Fischer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1977Album
Historic Public Performance Recordings of Piano Trios of Beethoven, Mozart & SchumannEdwin Fischer, Wolfgang Schneiderhan, Enrico Mainardi1977Album
Beethoven Piano SonatasEdwin Fischer, Ludwig van Beethoven1976Album
Piano Concerto No. 1 In C, Op. 15 / Fantasia In C, K. 475Edwin Fischer, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1976Album
Beethoven "Emperor" Concerto / Furtwängler Piano ConcertoLudwig van Beethoven, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Philharmonia Orchestra, Edwin Fischer, Berliner Philharmoniker1973Album
Le Clavier Bien Tempéré - Livre 2 : Préludes Et Fugues Nos 35 À 44 (Disque 4)Edwin Fischer, Johann Sebastian Bach1972Album
Le Clavier Bien Tempéré (Disque 3) - Livre 2: Preludes Et Fugues N° 25 à 34Edwin Fischer, Johann Sebastian Bach1972Compil.
Great Instrumentalists - 13Edwin Fischer, Franz Schubert, Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1969Album
Meister Unserer ZeitWilhelm Furtwängler, Yehudi Menuhin, Edwin Fischer1967Album
Выдающиеся ПианистыEdwin Fischer1967Album
Wilhelm Furtwängler - A Commemorative AlbumWilhelm Furtwängler Conducts Wiener Philharmoniker, Philharmonia Orchestra And Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele Orchestras. Yehudi Menuhin, Edwin Fischer, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth Höngen, Hans Hopf, Otto Edelmann And Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele1967Compil.
Piano Concerto No. 17 In G Major, K. 453 / Piano Concerto No. 24 In C Minor, K. 491Edwin Fischer / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Edwin Fischer Chamber Orchestra / The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawrance Collingwood1965Compil.
Эдвин ФишерJohann Sebastian Bach - Edwin Fischer1964Album
2-й Концерт Для Ф-но С Оркестром Си Бемоль Мажор, Соч. 83Johannes Brahms - Edwin Fischer, Berliner Philharmoniker1964Album
1-й Концерт Ре Минор Для Ф-но С Окестром / 5-й Концерт Для Ф-но С Окестром Фа МинорEdwin Fischer - Johann Sebastian Bach1961Album
VII - Le Clavier Bien Tempéré Livre II ; Préludes Et Fugues Nos 45 A 48Edwin Fischer / Johann Sebastian Bach1960Album
Le Clavier Bien tempéré Livre I ; Préludes Et Fugues Nos 1 À 12Edwin Fischer / Johann Sebastian Bach1960Album
Schubert Song Recital No. 1Franz Schubert - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Edwin Fischer1958Single
Impromptus Op. 90 Et. 142Edwin Fischer - Franz Schubert1958Album
Impromptus Op. 90 Et. 142Edwin Fischer - Franz Schubert1958Album
Sonata No. 1 In G Major, Op. 78 / Sonata No. 3 In D Minor, Op. 108Gioconda De Vito, Edwin Fischer, Johannes Brahms1957Album
ConcertosJohann Sebastian Bach - Edwin Fischer1957Album
Recital BachJohann Sebastian Bach, Edwin Fischer1957Album
Recital BachJohann Sebastian Bach ,J. S. Bach Edwin Fischer1957Album
Schubert Song RecitalFranz Schubert - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Edwin Fischer1954Album
Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major ("The Emperor")Ludwig van Beethoven / Edwin Fischer, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Philharmonia Orchestra1953Album
Beethoven Concerto pour piano n°5 "L'Empereur"Edwin Fischer, Wilhelm Furtwängler1951Album
Edwin Fischer Spielt/PlaysEdwin Fischer Spielt/Plays Johann Sebastian Bach • Joseph Haydn • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Ludwig van Beethoven • Franz Schubert • Robert Schumann • Johannes Brahms1943Compil.
Klavierkonzert In D-DurEdwin Fischer, Wiener Philharmoniker : Joseph Haydn1942Album
Concerto In D Minor (KV.466) For Pianoforte And OrcehstraWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Edwin Fischer And The London Philharmonic Orchestra1938Album
Sonata In F Minor (F Moll), Op. 57 ("Appassionata")Ludwig van Beethoven - Edwin Fischer1935Album
ChaconneEdwin Fischer1933Album
Impromptu Nr. 2 In Es-Dur Op. 90Edwin FischerAlbum
Sonate in c-moll Op. 13Edwin FischerAlbum
The Art Of Edwin Fischer Vol.16Edwin Fischer, Breronel Quartet, Johannes BrahmsAlbum
Haydn: Concerto In D Major / Furtwaengler: 2nd Movement, Symphonic Piano Concerto No. 2 / Brahms: Piano Quartet, G Minor, Opus 25Edwin FischerAlbum
Sonate in c-moll Op. 13Edwin FischerAlbum
Sonate in a-durEdwin FischerAlbum
Sonate in c-durEdwin FischerAlbum
Sonate in c-durEdwin FischerAlbum
Haydn-Variationen / Manfred-Ouvertüre / Sinfonisches Konzert 2.SatzJohannes Brahms / Robert Schumann / Wilhelm Furtwängler : Wiener Philharmoniker / Berliner Philharmoniker with Edwin FischerAlbum
Klavier soloEdwin FischerAlbum
ChaconneEdwin FischerAlbum
Mozart Piano Concerto K466 Bach Brandenburg N 5 Edwin FischerEdwin Fischer Pianist Conductor Gareth Morris, Manoug Parikian, Raymond Clark, Philharmonia OrchestraAlbum
Sonate In F-moll, Op.57 (Appassionata)Edwin Fischer, Ludwig van BeethovenAlbum
Das Wohltemperierte Klavier Vol. 1Johann Sebastian Bach - Edwin FischerCompil.
Sonate in a-durEdwin FischerAlbum
Sonate In F-moll, Op.57 (Appassionata)Edwin Fischer, Ludwig van BeethovenAlbum
Concerto N° 22 En Mi Bémol Majeur K. 482 ; Rondo En Ré Majeur K. 382Edwin Fischer / Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAlbum
Brahms Sonata In F Minor, Op. 5Edwin FischerAlbum
Fantaisie En Ut Majeur, Op. 15 "Wanderer Fantaisie" / Moments Musicaux Op. 94Edwin Fischer - Franz SchubertAlbum
Great Pianists Of The WorldWilhelm Backhaus, Alfred Cortot, Edwin Fischer, Walter Gieseking, Myra Hess, Dinu Lipatti, Benno Moiseiwitsch, Egon Petri, Artur SchnabelCompil.
4. Klavierkonzert G-dur Op.58 - Klaviersonate Nr. 8 C-moll Op.13Ludwig van Beethoven, Edwin Fischer, Philharmonia OrchestraAlbum
Edwin Fischer Plays MozartEdwin Fischer, Sir John Barbirolli, Josef Krips, Philharmonia Orchestra, Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAlbum
Beethoven SonatesEdwin FischerAlbum
Piano Sonatas Nr, 7, 8, 31, 32Edwin Fischer Spielt Ludwig van BeethovenCompil.
Edwin Fischer - V- J.-S. Bach Le Clavier Bien Tempéré Livre II ; Préludes Et Fugues Nos 25 A 34Edwin Fischer / Johann Sebastian BachAlbum
Klavierkonzert Nr.3 C-Moll Op.37Ludwig van Beethoven / Edwin Fischer / Philharmonia OrchestraAlbum
Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 In Es-Dur, Op. 73Edwin FischerAlbum
Sonata In C Minor, Op. 13 (Pathétique)Edwin FischerAlbum
2-й Концерт Для Ф-но С Оркестром Си Бемоль Мажор, Соч. 83 =Edwin Fischer, Johannes BrahmsAlbum
Sonatas " Pathetique " And " AppassionataEdwin Fischer, Ludwig van BeethovenAlbum
Beethoven Zum 200. GeburtstagLudwig van Beethoven, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Edwin Fischer, Yehudi Menuhin, Walter GiesekingAlbum
Beethoven. Piano Concerto No.4 In G MajorEdwin FischerAlbum
Edwin Fischer Plays Mozart ConcertiWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Edwin FischerAlbum
Grandi Interpreti Di BeethovenWilhelm Furtwängler, Edwin Fischer - Yehudi Menuhin, Walter Gieseking, Herbert von KarajanAlbum
Das Donnerwetter, K.534 / Concerto In F Minor, 3rd MovementEdwin FischerAlbum
Konzert Für 1 Klavier In D-MollEdwin FischerAlbum
Fantaisie "Wanderer Fantaisie" / 6 Moments Musicaux, Op. 90 et Op. 142Edwin Fischer - Franz SchubertAlbum
Le Clavier Bien Tempéré Livre 1: Préludes Et Fugues Nos 13 À 24Edwin Fischer, Johann Sebastian BachAlbum
Präludium Und Fuge In Es-DurEdwin FischerAlbum
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