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Perspectives / Grimaud


Release Date: 04/07/2017 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002643402  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenBéla BartókWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This 2-CD compilation featuring highlights from renowned pianist Hélène Grimaud’s Deutsche Grammophon recordings, developed in close collaboration with the artist. The first CD comprises solo pieces, including selections from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier and Chopin’s Berceuse In D Flat, Op.57. The second CD is devoted to concerto movements, from composers ranging from Gluck to Bartók. This 2-CD compilation featuring highlights from renowned pianist Hélène Grimaud’s Deutsche Grammophon recordings, developed in close collaboration with the artist. The first CD comprises solo pieces, including selections from Bach’s Well-Tempered Clavier and Chopin’s Berceuse In D Flat, Op.57. The second CD is devoted to concerto movements, from composers ranging from Gluck to Bartók. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 2: Prelude and Fugue no 6 in D minor, BWV 875 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738-1742; Leipzig, Germany 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31 no 2 "Tempest": 3rd movement, Allegretto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1802; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Romanian Folkdances (6) for Piano, Sz 56 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Budapest, Hungary 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 28 in A major, Op. 101: 1st movement, Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfin by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1816; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K 310 (300d): 3rd movement, Presto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
6.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 1st movement, Grave by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
9.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36: 1st movement, Allegro agitato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
10.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 2 in C minor, BWV 847 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
11.
Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
12.
Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163: no 4, Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867-1877; Rome, Italy 
13.
Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1717; ?Weimar, Germany 
14.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
15.
Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
16.
Concerto for Harpsichord in D minor, BWV 1052: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
17.
Concerto for Piano no 19 in F major, K 459: 3rd movement, Allegro assai by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 2nd movement, Allegro appassionato by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
19.
Concerto for Piano no 3, Sz 119: 1st Movement, Allegretto by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
20.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
21.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54: 1st movement, Allegro affettuoso by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
23.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 15: 3rd movement, Rondo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1858; Germany 
24.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 

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