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Breathe - The Relaxing Piano


Release Date: 08/23/2005 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80652   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude DebussyJohann Sebastian BachFranz SchubertJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  John O'ConorLang LangAndré ArpinoJacques Loussier,   ... 
Conductor:  Seiji OzawaDavid ZinmanSir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacques Loussier TrioBoston Symphony OrchestraBaltimore Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes intermezzo(s) for pno by Johannes Brahms. Soloist: Lang Lang. Includes intermezzo(s) for pno by Johannes Brahms. Soloist: Lang Lang. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts (02/21/1995 - 02/23/1995) 
2.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts (02/21/1995 - 02/23/1995) 
3.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts (01/10/1993 - 01/11/1993) 
4.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 5, Romance in F major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Venue:  Florence Gould Auditorium, Tanglewood 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Florence Gould Auditorium, Tanglewood (08/23/2000 - 08/24/2000) 
5.
Stimmungsbilder for Piano, Op. 9: no 4, Träumerei by Richard Strauss
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882-1884; Germany 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts (02/21/1995 - 02/23/1995) 
6.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Venue:  Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Massachusetts (02/21/1995 - 02/23/1995) 
7.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  André Arpino (Drums), Jacques Loussier (Piano), Benoît Dunoyer de Segonzac (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacques Loussier Trio
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Venue:  Studio Miraval, Le Val, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jacques Loussier.
Studio Miraval, Le Val, France (10/04/1997 - 10/12/1997) 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 19: 2nd movement, Adagio by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Serkin (Piano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1793/1798; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 07/03/1984 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 9 Minutes 27 Secs. 
9.
Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 1, Intermezzo in A minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Venue:  Florence Gould Auditorium, Tanglewood 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Florence Gould Auditorium, Tanglewood (08/23/2000 - 08/24/2000) 
10.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Horacio Gutierrez (Piano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Venue:  Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD (01/22/1990 - 01/23/1990) 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John O'Conor (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: City Hall, Glasgow, Scotland (09/04/1989 - 09/05/1989) 
12.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  André Arpino (Drums), Vincent Charbonnier (Double Bass), Jacques Loussier (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Jacques Loussier Trio
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Venue:  Studio Miraval, Le Val, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jacques Loussier.
Studio Miraval, Le Val, France (1993 - 1994) 
13.
Cinema Paradiso: Main Theme by Ennio Morricone
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Venue:  Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 3 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Michael Chertock; Paul Ferguson.
Cleveland, Ohio (03/15/1993 - 03/16/1993) 
14.
Evita: Don't Cry for Me Argentina by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976/1978; England 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York (02/24/1997 - 02/25/1997) 

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