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Chopin / Pletnev


Release Date: 07/15/1997 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 453456   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.115) - "... In the three etudes, every phrase sounds like an inevitable but entirely unforeseen turn of events--no matter how many times you've heard these pieces, Pletnev will teach and show you something new in almost every bar....A fascinating, refreshing, engrossing, and indispensable disc that makes cross-comparisons beside the point..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, p.115) - "... In the three etudes, every phrase sounds like an inevitable but entirely unforeseen turn of events--no matter how many times you've heard these pieces, Pletnev will teach and show you something new in almost every bar....A fascinating, refreshing, engrossing, and indispensable disc that makes cross-comparisons beside the point..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasie for Piano in F minor/A flat major, B 137/Op. 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
2.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in A flat major, B 94 "Valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
3.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
4.
Waltz for Piano in E minor, B 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
5.
Ecossaises (3) for Piano, B 12/Op. 72 no 3: no 3 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
6.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
7.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
8.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 6 in G sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 7 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Fantaisie in F minor, Op.49
Waltz No.2 in A flat, Op.34 No.1 - "Valse brillante"
Waltz No.3 In A Minor, Op.34 No.2
Waltz No.14 in E minor, Op.posth.
Three Ecossaises op.post 72, no.3 - 1, 2 + 3
Impromptu No.1 in A flat, Op.29
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 5. in G flat "Black Keys"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No. 6 in G sharp minor
12 Etudes, Op.25: No. 7 in C sharp minor
Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58: 1. Allegro maestoso
Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58: 2. Scherzo (Molto vivace)
Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58: 3. Largo
Piano Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58: 4. Finale (Presto non tanto)

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