Two legends met to perform at the Philharmonie, Cologne on May 20th and 21st 1988 for a release in the WDR The Cologne Broadcasts series. Both musicians knew each other longtime from way back during World War II; as teenagers, Friedrich Gulda and his friend Joe Zawinul would go out and perform forbidden musics, like jazz, in violation of the Nazi government's prohibition on the playing of such music. Includes a composition by Johannes Brahms. Music For Two Pianos includes musician and composer credits, plus liner notes and self-portraits by Friedrich Gulda and Joe Zawinul in English, French, and German. Personnel: Friedrich Gulda - Piano; Joe Zawinul - Piano; WDR Big Band plays on "Variations For Two Pianos And Band"
- Catalogue Number
- N 78007LP