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Chopin And Champagne


Release Date: 06/13/1995 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 446629  
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio ArrauNikita Magaloff
Conductor:  Eliahu InbalDavid Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraRotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Works on This Recording

1. Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 10/1970 
Venue:  United Kingdom 
Length: 10 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1977-78 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
3. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1/1976 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
4. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1977-78 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5. Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 1 in A flat major, B 95 "L'adieu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Venue:  Switzerland 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
6. Les Sylphides: Prelude no 7 in A major, Op. 28 no 7 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1978-80 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: 'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
7. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1977-78 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
8. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 4/1973 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
9. Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 10/1970 
Venue:  United Kingdom 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
10. Nocturne for Piano in C minor, B 108 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1977-78 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
11. Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Date of Recording: 1977-78 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
12. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1977-78 
Venue:  The Netherlands 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
13. Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 10/1970 
Venue:  United Kingdom 
Length: 11 Minutes 20 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: 2. Larghetto
Nocturne No.5 in F sharp, Op.15 No.2
Berceuse in D flat, Op.57
Nocturne No.2 in E flat, Op.9 No.2
Waltz No.9 in A flat, Op.69 No.1 -"Farewell"
Les Sylphides: 6. Prélude
Nocturne No.1 In B Flat Minor, Op.9 No.1
24 Préludes, Op.28: No.4. in E Minor
Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante in E flat, Op.22: Andante spianato
Nocturne No.21 in C minor, Op.posth.
Nocturne No.20 in C sharp minor, Op.posth.
Nocturne No.8 in D flat, Op.27 No.2
Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11: 2. Romance (Larghetto)

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