Schubert: Fantasia for piano

Maria João Pires and Ricardo Castro, piano

Fantasia for piano, 4 hands in F minor, D. 940 (Op. 103)

From Résonance de l’Originaire (2005)
Released by Deutsche Grammophon

Schubert: Fantasia for piano

This is one of the most important works for piano that Schubert wrote in 1828, the year he died. He dedicated the Fantaisie to Karoline Esterházy, with whom he was in love.

This rendition, by Pires and Castro, is unique, so delicate and subtle.