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13 Valses / Aldo Ciccolini

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Release Date: 12/10/2013 
Label:  La Dolce Volta   Catalog #: 13   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Emmanuel ChabrierFrédéric ChopinGabriel PiernéEdvard Grieg,   ... 
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

With this disc, Maestro Ciccolini has produced the most varied programme of his entire recording career: thirteen works and thirteen composers. This recital is organised around two pillars, the most extended pieces on the programme, two waltzes that are extremely difficult and at the same time of great interest: Fauré's third Valse-Caprice op.59, which propels us into the environment of a certain Parisian aristocracy, and Gabriel Pierné's suite Viennoise, very different in character, which comes very close to the world of the Folies Bergère. - La dolce volta

"I'd been toying with the idea of this recording for a long time. It amused me to mix and match all these different pieces, some of them
Read more serious, others very tuneful and even popular."- Aldo Ciccolini Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Pièces posthumes (5) for Piano: no 4, Feuillet d'album by Emmanuel Chabrier
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1889; France 
2.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
3.
Viennoise, Op. 49bis by Gabriel Pierné
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1935; France 
4.
Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71: no 7, Remembrances by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Norway 
5.
Je te veux for Piano by Erik Satie
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1900; France 
6.
En vacances: no 8, Valse romantique by Déodat de Sévérac
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; France 
7.
Waltz for Piano in G flat major, D Anh 1 no 13 "Kupelwieser-Walzer" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
8.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
9.
Valse très lente by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; France 
10.
Kuolema: Valse triste, Op. 44 no 1 by Jean Sibelius
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1904; Finland 
11.
Valse-caprice for Piano no 3 in G flat major, Op. 59 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1893; France 
12.
Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
13.
Pieces (2) for Piano: no 2, Valse lente by Germaine Tailleferre
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; France 

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