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Track Listing:

J.S. Bach Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
J.S. Bach Sheep May Safely Graze
D. Scarlatti Sonata in E Major, K. 380 (L. 23)
Frederic Chopin Mazurka in C sharp min.Op.50 #3
Frederic Chopin Nocturne in D flat Major Op. 27 #2
Claude Debussy Clair de lune, "Suite Bergamasque
Franz Schubert Sonata in B flat Maj. D.960,Op. pos
Franz Schubert Sonata in B flat, Andante Sostenuto
Franz Schubert Sonata in B flat Allegro Vivace
Franz Schubert Sonata in B flat Allegro

Leon Fleisher :

Two Hands


Two Hands is Leon Fleisher's first two handed solo recital recording in forty years. Recorded at the Academy of American Arts and Letters in New York City, Mr. Fleisher has had only one other two handed recital recording in his career, released in 1960. He has also recorded solo recordings of Schubert - two sonatas, the "Wanderer" Fantasy and the impromptus, as well as solo music by Brahms and Ravel. Most of his Sony catalog consists of orchestral performances for piano and orchestra of Beethoven, Mozart, Ravel, Rachmaninov, Franck, Prokofiev and Brahms. He has made some additional recordings in those forty years. A few are still in print, most are not. Vanguard has one of the out of print recordings the Ravel piano concerto for the left hand (his second recording of this work was released on Sony in the 1990s). He has additional recordings of one-handed piano music as well, scattered throughout the catalog. He has been accompanying vocalists and made one left-hand solo recital recording in the early 90s.

Two Hands closely follows Mr. Fleisher s successful Carnegie Hall recital from November 2003. In that concert recital, he performed Bach and Schubert. The remaining pieces on the disc, are currently performed by Mr. Fleisher in his various concerts across the United States.