Biography by Adrian Corleonis. Brendel is a preeminent thinking pianist, a loner to whom fame came through the power of imaginative integrity.
The pianist Alfred Brendel KBE (born 5 January 1931) was a recording artist for more than half a century, from his first record of Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 5 at the age of 21, to his farewell concerts in 2008, recorded in Hanover and Vienna. He has recorded with only three record companies: Vox Records, Decca and Philips. His discography contains many albums and compilations of multiple recordings from different composers featuring him as a pianist.
Alfred Brendel - Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-Flat Major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": IV. Largo - Allegro risoluto (12:32, 320Kb/s). Alfred Brendel - Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37: I. Allegro con brio (15:07, 320Kb/s). On this page you can listen to the album, get information about the album, see the list of songs and much more. Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Alfred Brendel plays Beethoven: Selected Piano Works (2009).
Alfred Brendel: The Farewell Concerts. Alfred Brendel: Steinway Legends. 25 tracks · 1 January 2006. Alfred Brendel plays Schubert. 17 tracks · 1 January 2005.