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The Key Collection: 3 Centuries of Rare Keyboard Gems


Release Date: 03/10/2017 
Label:  Grand Piano   Catalog #: 75355  
Composer:  Christian Gottlob NeefeDaniel Gottlob TurkLeopold Anton KozeluchJohann Baptist Vanhal,   ... 
Performer:  Susan KaganMichael TsalkaKemp EnglishBiliana Tzinlikova,   ... 
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Radio Symphony OrchestraInvencia Piano Duo
Number of Discs: 3 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Grand Piano label is dedicated to exploring undiscovered piano repertoire by unfamiliar composers, producing high quality, often world premiere recordings, performed by virtuoso authorities in their chosen field. Marking the label's 5th anniversary, this collection is a comprehensive guide through the history of keyboard music from the invention of the fortepiano to today's living composer's, as well as taking the listener on a musical adventure thorugh a geographically global range of rare musical gems, with all of their new and exciting sounds and fresh perspectives. The Grand Piano label is dedicated to exploring undiscovered piano repertoire by unfamiliar composers, producing high quality, often world premiere recordings, performed by virtuoso authorities in their chosen field. Marking the label's 5th anniversary, this collection is a comprehensive guide through the history of keyboard music from the invention of the fortepiano to today's living composer's, as well as taking the listener on a musical adventure thorugh a geographically global range of rare musical gems, with all of their new and exciting sounds and fresh perspectives. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonatas (12) for Keyboard: No. 4 in C Minor: III. Presto by Christian Gottlob Neefe
Performer:  Susan Kagan (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1773; Germany 
2.
Sonatas (12) for Keyboard, Collection 2: No. 2 in E-Flat Major: II. Adagio assai by Daniel Gottlob Turk
Performer:  Michael Tsalka (Fortepiano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1777; Germany 
3.
Sonata for Piano in E flat major, Op. 10 no 1: III. Allegretto by Leopold Anton Kozeluch
Performer:  Kemp English (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Bohemia 
4.
Neue Caprice-Sonaten (3), Op. 31: No. 2 in G Minor. "Amoroso": III. Allegretto by Johann Baptist Vanhal
Performer:  Michael Tsalka (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Austria 
5.
Sonatas for Keyboard (3): no 3 in A Major: III. Presto by Franz Anton Hoffmeister
Performer:  Biliana Tzinlikova (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Germany 
6.
Sonata for Piano 4 hands in D major, Op. 6: II. Rondo - Moderato by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Amy Hamann (Piano), Sara Hamann (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Germany 
7.
Studio per il pianoforte, Book 1, Op. 30: No. 26 in G-Sharp Minor by Johann Baptist Cramer
Performer:  Alessandro Deljavan (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: England 
8.
Klavierübung in 10 Book, Book 7: Etudes (8) after Cramer: No. 5 in C Major by Ferruccio Busoni
Performer:  Gianluca Luisi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
9.
Dances (18) for piano: No. 7, Valse in B-Flat Major by Maria Szymanowska
Performer:  Alexander Kostritsa (Piano), Natsumi Shibagaki (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Poland 
10.
Sonata for Piano in B flat minor, Op. 20: III. Finale, Allegro con brio by Jan Vaclav Vorisek
Performer:  Biljana Urban (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Bohemia 
11.
Variations on the song Sredi dolinï rovnïye (Among the Gentle Valleys), for piano in A minor, G. vi5 by Mikhail Glinka
Performer:  Inga Fiolia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Russia 
12.
Etudes caracteristiques (12) for Piano, Op. 2: no 6, Si oiseau j'etais by Adolf Henselt
Performer:  Sergio Gallo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1837; Germany 
13.
Bagatelles (6) for Piano, Op. 3: in B flat major by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Geoffrey Burleson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
14.
Sonata for Piano in B flat minor, Op. 3 "Grande Sonate": IV. Finale, Allegro grazioso by Mily Balakirev
Performer:  Nicholas Walker (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
15.
Fantaisie-polonaise, Op. 106 by Joachim Raff
Performer:  Tra Nguyen (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
16.
Sonata for Piano 4 hands in C minor, Op. 49: III. Minuetto, Moderato by Louis Théodore Gouvy
Performer:  Emile Naoumoff (Piano), Yau Cheng (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
17.
Souvenirs de Mon Pays, nocturne for piano, Op. 10 by Teresa Carreño
Performer:  Alexandra Oehler (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Venezuela 
18.
Concerto for Piano in B minor, EG 120 [fragment] by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Carl Petersson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1883; Norway 
19.
Concerto for Piano in B minor [on fragments by Edvard Grieg] by Helge Evju
Performer:  Carl Petersson (Piano)
Conductor:  Kerry Stratton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Norway 
20.
Promenade en mer, for piano, Op. 86 by Benjamin Godard
Performer:  Eliane Reyes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
21.
Allegro for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; France 
22.
Mazurka in B Minor by Josef Hofmann
Performer:  Artem Yasynskyy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
23.
Cenas portuguesas, Op. 9: no 2, Chula-Danse Portugaise by José Vianna da Motta
Performer:  Sofia Lourenco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Portugal 
24.
Dolly Suite, Op. 56: 1. Berceuse (Lullaby) by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Yue He (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1896; France 
25.
Preludes (6) for Piano: No. 2, Tres calme by Jean Roger-Ducasse
Performer:  Joel Hastings (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
26.
Suite for Piano in G minor: II. Française by Gustave Samazeuilh
Performer:  Olivier Chauzu (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
27.
Sonata for Piano in F minor, Op. 5: II. Intermezzo by Nikolai Medtner
Performer:  Paul Stewart (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
28.
Le chant des genêts: No. 4, Pour bercer by Paul Le Flem
Performer:  Giorgio Koukl (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
29.
Feuillets de voyage, Op. 26: No. 2, Mazurka by Florent Schmitt
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Invencia Piano Duo
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
30.
Barcarola mexicana "Xochimilco" by Manuel Ponce
Performer:  Alvaro Cendoya (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Mexico 
31.
Preludes (4) for Piano, Op. 61: No. 1, Pensieroso by Ignaz Friedman
Performer:  Joseph Banowetz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Poland 
32.
Pièces impromptues, Op. 18 "Suite No. 3": I. Melodie by George Enescu
Performer:  Josu de Solaun (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Romania 
33.
Folk Dances (7) for Piano: No. 5, Shushiki of Vagharshapat by Komitas
Performer:  Mikael Ayrapetyan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Armenia 
34.
Bagatelles for Piano, Op. 5: No. 6 Allegro con spirito by Alexander Tcherepnin
Performer:  Giorgio Koukl (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1918; Russia 
35.
Compositions (3) for Piano, Op. 7: No. 3, Arabeske - Vivace e leggiero by Walter Niemann
Performer:  Bing Bing Li (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
36.
Pittoresken (5) for Piano, Op. 31: No. 1, Foxtrott by Erwin Schulhoff
Performer:  Caroline Weichert (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Austria-Hungary 
37.
Preludes (5) for Piano: Prelude No. 4 by Nikolai A. Roslavets
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
38.
Album, for piano, Op. 33: No. 2, Idylle by Henrique Oswald
Performer:  Sergio Monteiro (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Brazil 
39.
Rhapsody in Blue: Andantino moderato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Eric Ferrand-N'Kaoua (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
40.
Pieces (2) for Piano: No. 1, Waltz - Caprice by Aram Khachaturian
Performer:  Karine Poghosyan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
41.
Petite Suite in F Major: II. - by Arthur Vincent Lourié
Performer:  Giorgio Koukl (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
42.
Turkmenian Nights: no 3, Allegro by Alexandr V. Mosolov
Performer:  Olga Andryushchenko (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USSR 
43.
Feuille d'images: No. 2, Chanson de route - Avec entrain by Louis Aubert
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Armengaud (Piano), Olivier Chauzu (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
44.
Etude for piano No. 1 by Dimitar Nenov
Performer:  Viktor Valkov (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1931 
45.
Sonata for Piano No. 2 in F Major, Op. 10: III. Allegro by Gerhard Frommel
Performer:  Tatjana Blome (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Germany 
46.
Grotesque Passacaglia by Vítezslava Kaprálová
Performer:  Giorgio Koukl (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Austria-Hungary 
47.
Lincolnshire Posy: no 4, The Brisk Young Sailor by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Performer:  Caroline Weichert (Piano), Clemens Rave (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937-1938; USA 
48.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 102: no 4 in C-Sharp Minor by York Bowen
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
49.
Lyric Pieces, Op. 5: No. 7, Scherzino by Johan Kvandal
Performer:  Joachim Knoph (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Norway 
50.
Variations sur un theme Oriental, for piano by Toufic Succar
Performer:  Tatiana Primak-Khoury (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; Lebanon 
51.
Toccata for Piano: Fuga by Per Norgård
Performer:  Carl Petersson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Denmark 
52.
Sonatina for Piano, Op. 49: I. Allegro leggiero by Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Performer:  Allison Brewster Franzetti (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Poland 
53.
Picture Pieces: No. 2, Welcome Overture by Murad Kazhlayev
Performer:  Chisato Kusunoki (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
54.
Preludes (24) for Piano: No. 1 in E-Flat Major by Eduard Abramian
Performer:  Mikael Ayrapetyan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Armenia 
55.
Preludes (24) for Piano: No. 3 in G Major by Eduard Bagdasaryan
Performer:  Mikael Ayrapetyan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Armenia 
56.
Esquisses for piano: VII. Une soirée libanaise by Georges Baz
Performer:  Tatiana Primak-Khoury (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
57.
Musical Pictures (3): No. 3, Sassoun Dance by Alexander Arutiunian
Performer:  Hayk Melikyan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Armenia 
58.
Pictures (6) (Shest' Kartin), for piano: No. 3, Toccatina by Arno Babadjanyan
Performer:  Hayk Melikyan (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Armenia 
59.
Tre Cicli, for piano: III. Allegro con furia by Boghos Gelalian
Performer:  Tatiana Primak-Khoury (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
60.
Sonata for Piano, Op. 36 "Quasi Beatles": II. - by Jaan Raats
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Estonia 
61.
Music in Fifths: Music in Fifths by Philip Glass
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; United States 
62.
Sonata for Piano No. 9: IV. Presto by Anis Fuleihan
Performer:  Tatiana Primak-Khoury (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
63.
Sonata for 2 Pianos: III. Etude by Boris Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Olga Solovieva (Piano), Dmitry Korostelyov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
64.
Tableaux: No. 1, Couleurs et valses by Finn Lykkebo
Performer:  Carl Petersson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Denmark 
65.
Voyage en Anatolie by Martial Solal
Performer:  Eric Ferrand-N'Kaoua (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
66.
Barcarole by Lars Bisgaard
Performer:  Carl Petersson (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1986-1987 
67.
Prelude and Toccata for piano: Toccata by Ivo Macek
Performer:  Goran Filipec (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Croatia 
68.
Météorite et ses métamorphoses: Métamorphose II: En oppositions by Andre Riotte
Performer:  Thérèse Malengreau (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2000-2001 
69.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 153: No. 2, Allegretto by Valentin Silvestrov
Performer:  Elisaveta Blumina (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Ukraine 
70.
Miniatures and Modulations: Open The Door Softly by Philip Hammond
Performer:  Michael McHale (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
71.
Sonata for Piano No. 3 "Pour un instant derdu...": III. Quête by Houtaf Khoury
Performer:  Tatiana Primak-Khoury (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Lebanon 
72.
Adahas: Of Wings of Roots by Tanya Ekanayaka
Performer:  Tanya Ekanayaka (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Sri Lanka 
73.
Sonata for Piano no 1 "The Seeker": I. Allegro by Afshin Jaberi
Performer:  Afshin Jaberi (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: Hungary 
74.
The Hours: Choosing Life by Philip Glass
Performer:  Nicolas Horvath (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2002; United States 

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