WorldCat Identities

Fleisher, Leon

Overview
Works: 454 works in 921 publications in 5 languages and 14,013 library holdings
Genres: Concertos  Live sound recordings  Chamber music  Waltzes (Music)  Arrangements (Music)  Biography  Art music  Piano music  Ragtime music  Variations (Music) 
Roles: Instrumentalist, Performer, Conductor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Interviewee, Musician, Author of introduction
Classifications: M1010, 784.262
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leon Fleisher
Two hands by Leon Fleisher( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mozart concertos performed by renowned pianist Leon Fleisher
The five piano concertos by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vladimir Ashkenazy performs five piano concertos as Andre Previn conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in the background combining for a beautiful piece of work
Music for strings and piano left hand by Leon Fleisher( Recording )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos nos. 1 & 2 ; Variations and fugue on a theme by Handel : op. 24 ; Waltzes, op. 39 by Johannes Brahms( )

5 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, op. 43 by Sergei Rachmaninoff( )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For orchestra and piano, this musical composition is based on Paganini's Twenty- Fourth Caprice, a theme of his Rhapsody
The journey by Leon Fleisher( )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works for solo piano by Leon Kirchner( )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four hands by Leon Fleisher( )

6 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four Hands, featuring celebrated American pianist, Leon Fleisher together with his wife, pianist Katherine Jacobson. Four Hands includes the famous "Liebeslieder Waltzes for Piano 4 Hands, Op. 52a" by Johannes Brahms, works described by Ernest Lubin as being "among the loveliest and most beguiling of all Brahms' compositions"; Franz Schubert's "Fantasia in F minor for Piano 4 Hands D940" from the composer who wrote a great deal of four-hand piano music, this being one of his most well-known pieces; Maurice Ravel's famous "La Valse," arranged here for four hands by Lucien Garban, editor and lifelong friend to Ravel, and "Graceful Ghost Rag" by Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer, William Bolcom, who specializes in mixing popular and classical forms. Leon Fleisher was a child prodigy who became Artur Schnabel's youngest student at the age of ten, thus continuing a long line of piano tradition reaching back to Beethoven himself. Described by The Independent as "One of the outstanding musicians of our time," Fleisher is currently experiencing a welcome revival both in the recording studio and on the concert platform
Klaviermusik mit Orchester (for piano left hand) by Paul Hindemith( )

11 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos nos. 3 & 4 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) PERAHIA, Murray (piano). (1) ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA, AMSTERDAM. (1) HAITINK, Bernard (conductor). (2) PERAHIA, Murray (piano). (2) ROYAL CONCERTGEBOUW ORCHESTRA, AMSTERDAM. (2) HAITINK, Bernard (conductor)
The essential Leon Fleisher by Leon Fleisher( )

4 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto in A minor, op. 54 by Robert Schumann( )

9 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto, Piano, Op. 54, A Minor
Piano concerto no. 5 ; Triple concerto by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

2 editions published in 2002 and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music for strings and piano left hand by Erich Wolfgang Korngold( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Korngold: Suite für zwei Violinen, Violoncello und Klavier (linke Hand), op. 23 / Schmidt: Quintett Nr. 1 G-Dur für zwei Violinen, Viola, Violoncello und Klavier (linke Hand)
George Szell plays and conducts Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

4 editions published in 2006 in Latin and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto no 1 in D minor for piano and orchestra, op. 15 by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

11 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) BERMAN, Lazar (piano). (1) CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. (1) LEINSDORF, Erich (conductor)
Concerto for the left hand ; Alborada gracioso ; Rapsodie espagnole by Maurice Ravel( )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto no. 1 for piano and orchestra, op. 15 ; Concerto no. 3 for piano and orchestra, op. 37 by Ludwig van Beethoven( )

3 editions published in 1991 and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

String quartets & piano quintet by Johannes Brahms( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Fleischer, Leon 1928-

Fleisher, Leon 1928-

Leon Fleischer

Leon Fleisher Amerikaans dirigent

Leon Fleisher amerikanischer Pianist

Флейшер, Леон

לאון פליישר

レオン・フライシャー

萊昂·弗萊舍

Languages
English (44)

German (9)

Latin (3)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

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