Sorabji Resource Site (SRS)

Recordings Posted on Video-Hosting Websites

This page consists of an extensive but not exhaustive or complete list of links to performances of works by Sorabji posted on video-hosting (or video-sharing) websites such as YouTube, Vimeo, or SoundCloud; some radio broadcasts are also listed. The performances, usually are usually available as audio files only, are of the complete works, unless otherwise noted.

  • Title: Listed in chronological order of composition, with the videos listed alphabetically by performer, then by date of posting if more than one.
  • Performer: Name of the performer, in reverse order, unless it is a pseudonym, in which case it is given in quotation marks.
  • Date: The date is that on which the recordings were published on the hosting service. Zeros are used if there is no publication date given, but only an indication such as “9 months ago”, as on SoundCloud. Links are to YouTube unless otherwise noted.
  • Type:
    • A: Audio only (may feature one or more still images as an accompaniment);
    • N: Animation (piano roll notation, colours, etc.);
    • S: Synchronized score (audio with images from the score following the music);
    • V: Video (mentioned before S, when both apply).
  • Exc.: A bullet () in this column indicates a recording of an excerpt from a larger work, details of which are given in the next column. A recording of a single etude from the Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) is not considered an excerpt in this context.
  • Comments: Performance details, with recording dates when known.

The list is limited to original performances, and therefore does not normally include ripped commercial recordings that have been uploaded for the purpose of sharing, usually without the permission of the copyright holders, by people who are often use a pseudonym, whether or not their uploads add the benefit of following the score. The aim is to include performances uploaded by the performers themselves on their channel, or by others, when there is a reasonable assurance that the postings have been authorized. The inclusion of links does not imply endorsement of any aspect of either the performances or the recordings or of the legal status of the postings. Performances by non-professionals and sound files may or may not be listed.

YouTube has several playlists compiled by amateurs of Sorabji’s music and links to files uploaded by others.

Commercial recordings of music by Sorabji released on the BIS, Centaur, Danacord, Naxos, and Piano Classics labels are available on the Naxos Music Library (subscription required). In addition, YouTube increasingly features tracks from commercial recordings or complete recordings (as playlists) marked as having been “provided to YouTube”. These recordings, which also include the discs produced by Altarus, can be located with Google using the search string site:youtube.com sorabji "provided to youtube by".

Searches on Sorabji’s name using YouTube’s search engine are not entirely reliable, as they return many more links than expected, with several duplicates, and all the more so as one loads successive pages. Extracting the gems is far from easy. Recent uploads can be easily found by searching in reverse chronological order.

See also the section “Performances” on page Archival Audio and Video Recordings.

See also a playlist of all Eric Xi Xin Liang's Sorabji recordings (earliest one published on 16 January 2021), and one of his recordings of Opus clavicembalisticum (earliest one published on 25 April 2022), as well as a contrapuntal analysis of all the fugues consisting of a version of the score limited to the fugues, with coloured stripes following each part containing subjects and countersubjects in all their transformations (published on IMSLP on 1 May 2023).

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Title Performer Date Type Exc. Comments
Title Performer Date Type Exc. Comments
Sonata no. 0 for Piano (1917; 30 pp.) Nasseri, Soheil 2014-12-05 A   Duration: 24:38. The Sorabji track from the Centaur recording is marked as being “Provided to YouTube by NAXOS of America”.
Quasi habanera (1917; 6 pp.) Traxler, Wigbert 2019-09-18 V   Duration: 4:03. Live performance at the Großer Saal der Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt an Main, 19 October 2016.
Désir éperdu — Fragment (1917; 1 p.) Delaere, Ivo 2016-02-21 V   Duration: 0:46. Performance recorded on 29 January 2016.
Fantaisie espagnole (1919; 23 pp.) Long, Yan 2013-06-08 V   Duration: 15:38. Recital given in Flensburg (class of Prof. Manfred Fock, International College of Music Hamburg, on whose channel the video was published).
Fantaisie espagnole (1919; 23 pp.) Carey, John 2013-07-04 S   Duration: 17:57. Live recording of a performance given in 2012. See also a performance described as a “New HIGH QUALITY Recording and Preview of New Edition” {YouTube, publ. 3 April 2022, 20:22}
Sonata no. 1 for Piano (1919; 42 pp.) Hannenberg, Kyle (“toothless toe”) 2018-08-22 V   Duration: 22:33. Home recording.
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Carey, John 2012-11-26 S Duration: 4:21. “Toccata” only; live performance of 2010 in Nashua, NH.
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Bowden, Harry 2022-09-01 V Duration: 7:28. “In the Hothouse” only; live recording made at the C. Bechstein Centre Manchester Recital Series.
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Dowling, Mark 2021-12-24 V Duration: 5:42. “In the Hothouse” only; recording of a lunchtime recital at St Mary’s Church in Ealing, 27 September 2017, prior to a master’s recital.
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Hannenberg, Kyle (“toothless toe”) 2019-06-08 V Duration: 6:25. “In the Hothouse” only; from a live performance at the Steinway Piano Gallery, Hinsdale, Ill. Performed as an encore (between 1:13:35 and 1:20:00).
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2021-01-16 V, S   Duration: 7:26. “In the Hothouse” only. Home recording, marked as “[l]earned and refined in approximately 5 hours”.
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Max, Steven 2016-04-24 S Duration: 6:21. “In the Hothouse” only. Probably from a performance at a Master of Music recital of 23 March 2016, Manhattan School of Music (New York).
Two Piano Pieces (1918, 1920; 20 pp.) Souza, Chelsea de 2023-06-16 V Duration: 6:52. “In the Hothouse” only. Performance at friedberg Hall, Peabody Institute (Baltimore).
Three Pastiches for Piano (1922; 17 pp.) Choubine, Nikolai 2009-06-13 V Duration: 5:45. “Carmen” only.
Three Pastiches for Piano (1922; 17 pp.) Crook, Bryan 2019-00-00 (SoundCloud) A Duration: 5:03. “Sadko” only.
Three Pastiches for Piano (1922; 17 pp.) Kim, Mi-Jin 2014-12-14 V “Carmen” only. Part of a D.M.A. recital (“Comparative Analysis of the Musical Distortion in Kaikhosru Sorabji[’s] and Vladimir Horowitz’s Piano Paraphrases Based on Bizet’s Opera Carmen”) given in the Recital Hall of the College of Music Building, University of North Texas, 2 October 2014. Marked as private as of 23 January 2022.
Three Pastiches for Piano (1922; 17 pp.) Russo, Sandro 2006-01-25 V Duration: 6:40. “Carmen” only.
Three Pastiches for Piano (1922; 17 pp.) Traba, Rodrigo Acevedo 2014-06-29 V Duration: 4:33. “Sadko” only; live performance at the Concurso Interno de Piano de la Escuela Nacional de Música (Mexico City), 13 May 2014.
Prelude, Interlude, and Fugue for Piano (1920, 1922; 17 pp.) Habermann, Michael 2022-03-13 A Duration: 2:46. “Prelude” only; unreleased studio recording, 1980.
Le jardin parfumé: Poem for Piano Solo (1923; 16 pp.) Callaghan, Simon 2020-03-15 A   Duration: 31:01. Live recording at the Raritäten der Klaviermusik im Schloss vor Husum/Nordsee, 24 August 2018.
Le jardin parfumé: Poem for Piano Solo (1923; 16 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2021-03-13 V, S   Duration: 22:34. Home recording, 12 March 2021. Marked as “[l]earned and refined in approximately 38 hours”.
Le jardin parfumé: Poem for Piano Solo (1923; 16 pp.) Tau Wey 2008-03-22 (Vimeo) V   Duration: 27:31. Recital given in Bach Hall, Taipei, 22 March 2008.
Concerto per pianoforte e piccola orchestra, “Simorg-Anka” [no. 7] (1924; 100 pp.) Johnson, David Hackbridge (sound file prepared by) 2021-05-05 A   Duration: 27:24. Sound file of the forthcoming edition by Jonathan Powell, who posted the link on the Sorabji Forum.
Symphony [no. 1] for Organ (1924; 81 pp.) Miller, Collin 2022-03-30 V Duration: 32:16. Performance at Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University (Bloomington), 25 March 2022.
Nocturne, “Jāmī” (1928; 28 pp.) Habermann, Michael 2021-04-12 A   Duration: 21:19. Unpublished, unedited studio recording, June 1980.
Nocturne, “Jāmī” (1928; 28 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2021-04-11 S Duration: 5:41. Home recording, 11 April 2021. Entitled “Sorabji: Djâmî - progress update on the most fantastical passages yet”. The score shown is the edition by Jonathan Powell.
Nocturne, “Jāmī” (1928; 28 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2021-06-19 V, S   Duration: 30:38. Home recording, 18 June 2021. Marked as “[l]earned and refined in approximately 55 hours”. The score shown is the edition by Charles Hopkins.
Nocturne, “Jāmī” (1928; 28 pp.) White, Brendan 2020-08-19 V   Duration: 25:29. Sorabji’s work begins at 11:00; the same recording, limited to this piece, was posted again on 2021-10-22. Recorded at the pianist’s home and performed as part of the Glendale Noon Concerts, Glendale City Church, Glendale CA.
Sonata IV for Piano (1928-29; 111 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-06-18 V, S Duration: 33:06. Second movement only. Home recording, 18 June 2022. Marked as “[l]earned in approximately 70 hours (started in December 2021 [50], resumed June 2022 [20])”.
Sonata IV for Piano (1928-29; 111 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-01-21 V, S Duration: 4:22. Third section of third movement only (“Cadenza”). Recorded on 20 January 2023. Marked as “[l]earned and refined in approximately 15 hours”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Habermann, Michael 2022-03-13 A Duration: 14:45. “Introito” and “Preludio corale” only; live recording at the American Liszt Society Festival, Midland, Michigan, 6 October 1978.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Huisman, Lukas 2013-11-22 V Duration: 2:52. “Introito” only.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Huisman, Lukas 2013-11-22 V Duration: 15:30. “Preludio corale” only.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Huisman, Lukas 2013-11-22 V Duration: 15:01. “Adagio” only.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Huisman, Lukas 2013-11-22 V Duration: 5:34. “Cadenza I” only.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Huisman, Lukas 2013-11-22 V Duration: 10:30. “Coda-Stretta” only.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Ogdon, John 1989-03-19 V Duration: 52:06. Vars. 31 and 34 and from p. 249/2 to the end (see more details). Performed on the London Weekend Television’s South Bank Show.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-04-25 V, S Duration: 16:14. “Preludio-Corale”; recorded at Conrad Grebel University College Chapel (University of Waterloo), 19 March 2022. Another file, with analytical markings, was posted on 27 July 2023.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-03-30 V, S Duration: 3:03. “Cadenza II”; recorded at Conrad Grebel University College Chapel (University of Waterloo), 30 March 2022. Marked as been learned and refined in approximately eleven hours.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-05-25 V, S Duration: 6:19. “Fantasia”; recorded at Conrad Grebel University College Chapel (University of Waterloo), 16 April 2022. Marked as having been learned and refined in approximately twenty-seven hours. Another file, with analytical markings, was posted on 29 July 2023.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-08-24 V, S Duration: 6:35. “Interludium B: Toccata”; recorded on 23 August 2022. Marked as having been learned and refined in approximately twenty-five hours.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-11-01 V, S Duration: 1:09. Var. 53 (Quasi tambura) from the “Passacaglia”. Marked as having been “[...] learned in 20 minutes [...]”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-09-08 V, S Duration: 2:41. End of “Coda-Stretta” (from p. 250).
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-09-29 V, S Duration: 5:07. “Cadenza I”; recorded on 23 September 2022. Marked as having been learned and refined in approximately twenty-two hours (practice) and three hours (score annotation).
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-12-07 V, S Duration: 3:46. “Adagio” (up to the start of p. 149); date of recording not given. Marked as having taken “about 70 minutes to prepare”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-01-01 V, S Duration: 14:22. “Adagio” (complete); recorded on 3 January 2023. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 9 hours”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-01-17 V, S Duration: 2:52. “Introito”; recorded at home on 16 January 2023. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 3 hours”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-05-07 V, S Duration: 10:40. “Coda Stretta”. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 30 hours (practise) + 8 hours (annotation)”. See also a PDF of the score with annotations and a sound file accompanying the annotated score (i.e., without the pianist’s hands being visible).
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-05-16 V, S Duration: 14:50. “Fuga I”; recorded (multi-track synchronized) on 14 May 2023.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-05-16 V, S Duration: 12:41. “Fuga IV” (dux primus); recorded (multi-track synchronized) on 15 May 2023.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-05-27 V, S Duration: 11:05. “Fuga IV” (dux quartus); recorded (multi-track synchronized) on 26 May 2023 (version 2).
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-06-18 V, S Duration: 15:07. “Interludium B: Adagio”; recorded on 10 June 2023 (version 2 of a recording previously posted on 1 January 2023). Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 10 hours”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-08-29 V, S Duration: 10:43. “Fuga III”; recorded on 28 August 2023. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 18 hours”.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2023-10-07 V, S Duration: 10:58. “Fuga III”; recorded on 6 October 2023. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 20 hours”. See also the performer’s pinned comment.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2024-02-09 V, S Duration: 9:18. “Fuga IV” (dux primus); recorded on 9 February 2024. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 13 hours”. Not multi-track synchronized like the recording posted on 16 May 2023.
Opus clavicembalisticum (1929-30; 253 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2024-02-12 V, S Duration: 10:20. “Fuga IV” (dux quartus); recorded on 9 February 2024. Marked as [l]earned and refined in approximately 15 hours”. Not multi-track synchronized like the recording posted on 27 May 2023.
Second Symphony for Organ (1929-32; 350 pp.) Miller, Collin 2019-02-22 V Duration: 12:26. “Toccata”; live recording of a performance at Auer Hall, Bloomington, IN.
Toccata seconda per pianoforte (1933-34; 111 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-02-20 V, S Duration: 16:59. “Preludio-corale”; recorded on 20 February 2022 at Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, ON).
Toccata seconda per pianoforte (1933-34; 111 pp.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2019-01-15 V Duration: 14:17. “Notturno”; live recording of a performance at the Sala Eutherpe (León, Spain), 12 January 2019.
Toccata seconda per pianoforte (1933-34; 111 pp.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2019-02-01 V Duration: 13:50. “Preludio-Toccata”; live recording of a performance at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda’s College (Oxford), 27 January 2019.
Toccata seconda per pianoforte (1933-34; 111 pp.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2019-02-16 V Duration: 13:51. “Coda-Stretta” (end of final movement); live recording of a performance at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda’s College (Oxford), 27 January 2019.
Toccata seconda per pianoforte (1933-34; 111 pp.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2022-01-05 (part 1)
2022-01-05 (part 2)
V   Duration: 2:23:26 (1:13:26, 1:10:00). Complete live recording of a performance at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda’s College (Oxford), 27 January 2019 (in two parts: movements I-V, VI-IX).
Sonata V (Opus archimagicum) (1934-35; 336 pp.) Hannenberg, Kyle (“toothless toe”) 2020-02-01 V Duration: 4:39. “Cadenza” only (private recording). Another version, with score animation, was posted on 2020-02-11.
Sonata V (Opus archimagicum) (1934-35; 336 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-10-24 V, S Duration: 4:18. “Cadenza” only. Marked as “[l]earned and refined in approximately 22 hours (practice) + 2 hours (score annotation) over 3 weeks”.
Sonata V (Opus archimagicum) (1934-35; 336 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-12-25 V, S Duration: 15:15. “Preludio” only. Marked as “Learned and refined in approximately 38 hours (practice) + 8 hours (score annotation) over 2 months”.
Symphonic Variations for Piano (1935-37; 484 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2022-07-12 V, S Duration: 3:49. Beginning of var. 27 (“The Garden of Iram”), pp. 118-21/2.
Tāntrik Symphony for Piano Alone (1938-39; 284 pp.) Skouras, Andreas 2022-10-29 V Duration: 1:38. Bars 107-10 of the first movement, which was to receive its first performance in June 2023 in Munich (obviously postponed).
Tāntrik Symphony for Piano Alone (1938-39; 284 pp.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2023-12-24 V Duration: 5:23. Bars 1-9 (beginning) of the fourth movement (pp. 233-38 of the published score). Marked as an “informal recording”. See a relevant post by the pianist on the Sorabji Forum of 24 December 2023, in which he mentions that he again working on the work and learning it.
“Gulistān”—​Nocturne for Piano (1940; 28 pp.) Adler, Jacob 2020-11-30 S Duration: 8:08. Performance of pp. 1-16 of the edition by Marc-André Hamelin.
“Gulistān”—​Nocturne for Piano (1940; 28 pp.) Adler, Jacob 2023-10-15 A   Duration: 34:49. Released on Bandcamp on 22 September 2023, then on YouTube on 15 October; a digital album is available for purchase that includes “limited edition art inspired by Gulistān and artificial intelligence, in the style of Kishangarh painting and Persian miniatures”.
“Gulistān”—​Nocturne for Piano (1940; 28 pp.) Liang, Eric Xi Xin 2021-10-15 V, S   Duration: 34:55. Home recording, 14 October 2021. Marked as “[l]earned and refined in approximately 90 hours, starting from late June 2021”. A version showing both the score (in the edition by Marc-André Hamelin) and the pianist’s hands was posted on 2021-10-16.
“Gulistān”—​Nocturne for Piano (1940; 28 pp.) Völbel, Robin (“Klangfarbe”) 2021-08-23 V   Duration: 36:06. No details offered. The score shown is the edition by Marc-André Hamelin.
Trois poèmes (1941; 13 pp.) Spangel, Zoë, and Chappell Kingsland 2021-06-09 V Duration: 3:57. “Le faune” only. In rehearsal on 8 June 2021 in view of the concert of 18 June (Impressionist Fantasies) at the Salem United Church of Christ (Denver, CO).
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Armstrong, Kit 2023-01-03 A Duration: 7:39. No. 36 only. Live performance as part of a recital entitled “Kit Armstrongs ‘Diversity’”, KKL Luzern (Lucerne Festival), 16 August 2022. Previously available on SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen for thirty days after 2 September 2022 (see the programme's page).
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Grante, Carlo 2007-04-01 V   Duration: 3:37. No. 16; live in concert at the Teatro Ghione (Rome).
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Grante, Carlo 2007-04-23 V   Duration: 1:08. No. 19; live in concert at the Teatro Ghione (Rome).
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Grante, Carlo 2007-04-23 V   Duration: 3:16. No. 31; live in concert at the Teatro Ghione (Rome).
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Sirodeau, Christophe 2014-07-12 A   Duration: 12:07. Nos. 66, 81. Recording dated 19 June 2014.
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Sirodeau, Christophe 2014-07-09 A   Duration: 16:19. No. 71. Recording dated 7 July 2014.
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) So, Ernest 2020-03-31 V   Duration: 1:38. No. 78; first performance at the Ernest So Piano Library (Hong Kong) on 29 March 2020 (21 March according to the list of performances on the Sorabji Archive’s website).
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Steininger, Florian 2014-02-01 A   Duration: 35:07. No. 69; live recording of the first performance.
Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.) Ullén, Fredrik 2014-12-30 S   Duration: 12:12. No. 71; live at the Mänttä Music Festival 2014.
Sequentia cyclica super “Dies irae” ex Missa pro defunctis (1948-49; 335 pp.) Carter, David (Davetubaking) 2020-06-20 A Duration: 6:25. Arrangement for bass and contrabass tuba of the beginning of the fugue, performed in the foyer of the Vienna Konzerthaus; YouTube, publ. 20 June 2020, as “Fuga Prima a Due Voci”. The music is found in Jonathan Powell’s edition on pp. 324/1/1-325/2/2 (bottom line dropped at the end of p. 325/1/2, i.e., just before the thin double bar; top line continues until the A-B♭ movement in the top line). See the announcement on the Sorabji Forum, 20 June 2020.
Symphony [no. 2], “Jāmī”, for Large Orchestra, Wordless Chorus, and Baritone Solo (1942-51; 826 pp.) Carter, David (Davetubaking) 2021-11-12 A   Duration: 286:56. Complete realization, in one file, with a running descriptive commentary, of a multi-year project using the Vienna Symphonic Library.

The individual movements are also available separately:

1 (1:34:22; publ. 19 December 2020)
2 (23:48; publ. 7 March 2021)
3 (2:04:11; publ. 21 January 2020)
4 (44:21; publ. 5 November 2021)

See the Sorabji Orchestral Music channel on YouTube.
Toccata terza (1955; 91 p.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2022-05-18 V Duration: 8:11. Five fragments from the forthcoming first performance on 3 July 2022 listed in the presentation section of the video: I (pp. 1-3), III (vars. 34-35), VI (ending), VII (extract), V (Coda).
Toccata terza (1955; 91 p.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2022-07-09 V Duration: 13:12. First movement from the first performance on 3 July 2022.
Toccata terza (1955; 91 p.) Sánchez-Aguilera, Abel 2022-10-30 A   Duration: 2:06:20. Complete broadcast of the first performance (Willem Twee Toonzaal, ’s-Hertogenbosch, 3 July 2022) on Concertzender’s programme “De Nacht: Klassiek” (30 October 2022).

The broadcast begins with Frederik Ullén’s recording of no. 99 and the third and fourth fugues from no. 100 of the Études transcendantes (100) (1940-44; 456 pp.). It concludes with part of its fifth fugue, from p. 827 to the beginning of the “Stretto maestrale” on p. 834). The segment devoted to Toccata terza breaks down as follows:

  • Host: 0:42:56 [0:02:16]
  • I. Movimento vivo: 0:45:13 [12:56]
  • II. Adagio: 0:58:10 [0:07:42]
  • III. Passacaglia: 1:05:53, ending at 1:56:07 [0:50:14]
  • Host: 1:56:08 [1:38]
  • IV. Cadenza: 1:57:47 [0:02:41]
  • V. Quasi fugato: 2:00:29 [0:12:05]
  • VI. Corrente: 2:12:35 [0:03:16]
  • VII. Fantasia: 2:15:52 [0:16:56]
  • VIII. Interludio: 2:32:49 [0:04:23]
  • IX. Capriccio: 2:37:13 [0:08:45]
  • X. Epilogo: 2:45:59, ending at 2:53:21 [0:07:22]
  • Host: 2:53:22 to 2:54:00 [0:00:38]
Fourth Symphony for Piano Alone (1962-64; 240 pp.) Houdt, Reinier van 2011-07-11 A Duration: 3:41. Unidentified excerpt; live recording (2003).
Fourth Symphony for Piano Alone (1962-64; 240 pp.) Houdt, Reinier van 2011-07-12 A Duration: 5:23. Unidentified excerpt from Part II; live recording (2003).
Frammenti aforistici (20) (1964; 9 pp.) Ansaldi, Gaston Polle 2021-10-23 V   Duration: 14:10. Recorded in June 2021 and mastered in September 2021. The video shows the pianist’s hands; an earlier version (22 October) shows only an image of a piano. See also a Spotify link.
Toccata quarta (1964-67; 149 pp.) Steininger, Florian 2017-00-00 (at the earliest; SoundCloud) A Duration: 9:55. “Intermezzo secondo”; live performance from the world premiere at the Musentempel (Karlsruhe) on 20 December 2014.
Benedizione di San Francesco d’Assisi (1973; 2 pp.) Martin, Drew, and Nick Klemetson 2023-12-09 V   Duration: 2:07. Recorded live at All Saints' Episcopal Church, Lakeland, FL, on 22 October 2023.
Symphonia brevis for Piano (1973; 120 pp.) Amato, Donna 2011-05-13 V Duration: 13:24. “Adagio” only.
Sixth Symphony for Piano (Symphonia claviensis) (1975-76; 270 pp.) Powell, Jonathan 2013-11-18 V Duration: 21:50. “Arabesque-Nocturne” only; live recording at St. Hilda’s College, Oxford, 2 November 2013.
Frammenti aforistici (4) (1977; 1 p.) Álvares, Paulo 2020-10-08 V   Duration: 2:10. Live performance as part of the Wortklangraum series in the Dialograum Kreuzung an Sankt Helena, Bonn, 7 October 2020. The performance begins at 1:20 and ends at 3:30; the pieces are played in reverse order.
Symphonic Nocturne for Piano Alone (1977-78; 113 pp.) Huisman, Lukas 2018-04-20 A   Duration: 129:52. Entire recording for Piano Classics posted on the label’s channel.
Passeggiata variata sul nome del caro e gentile giovane amico Clive Spencer-Bentley (1981; 3 pp.) Frantz, Albert 2016-00-00? (SoundCloud) A   Duration: 3:06. Live performance (no date given, but most probably 31 January 1998, Penn State University).
Fantasiettina atematica (1981; 2 pp.) Theodore, David (oboe), Monica McCarron (flute), Dimitri Ashkenazy (clarinet) 2020-03-01 V   Duration: 2:09. Recording of a performance given on 9 April 2008 at the Chiesa di Santa Cristina (Bologna); published by Raniero Tazzi. The performance begins at 1:11 and ends at 3:20.
Songs for soprano and piano Farnum, Elizabeth 2015-02-06 A   Duration: 56:01. The content of the entire Centaur recording (20 tracks) is marked as being “Provided to YouTube by NAXOS of America”.
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