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The Best Of Chopin / Arrau, Cziffra, Davidovich, Et Al


Release Date: 06/13/1995 
Label:  Philips Duo Catalog #: 446145   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Zoltán KocsisBella DavidovichNikita MagaloffClaudio Arrau,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 131/Op. 42 "Grande Valse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France; Paris, France 
2.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Bella Davidovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
3.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Bella Davidovich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
4.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 9 in E major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
8.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
9.
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 
10.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
11.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
12.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
13.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
15.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
16.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Rafael Orozco (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
17.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
18.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
19.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
20.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
21.
Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
22.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
23.
Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
24.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Adam Harasiewicz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
25.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 157/Op. 59 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Paris, France 
26.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
27.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  György Cziffra (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Waltz No.5 in A flat, Op.42 - "Grande valse"
Impromptu No.1 in A flat, Op.29
Impromptu No.4 in C sharp minor, Op.66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu"
24 Préludes, Op.28: 4. in E minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 7. in A major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 9. in E major
24 Preludes, Op.28: 15. in D flat major ("Raindrop")
Waltz No.7 in C Sharp Minor, Op.64 No.2
Nocturne No.8 in D flat, Op.27 No.2
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 12. in C Minor - "Revolutionary"
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 5. in G Flat - "Black Keys"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No. 9 in G Flat, "Butterfly Wings"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.1 in A Flat - "Harp Study"
Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35: 3. Marche funčbre (Lento)
Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31
Berceuse in D flat, Op.57
Waltz No.6 in D Flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute"
Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60
Nocturne No.17 in B, Op.62 No.1
Nocturne No.18 in E, Op.62 No.2
Impromptu No.3 in G flat, Op.51
Mazurka No.39 in B Op.63 No.1
Mazurka No.40 in F minor Op.63 No.2
Mazurka No.41 in C sharp minor Op.63 No.3
Polonaise No.7 in A flat, Op.61 Polonaise-Fantaisie
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
Mazurka No.36 in A minor Op.59 No.1
Mazurka No.37 in A flat Op.59 No.2
Mazurka No.38 in F sharp minor Op.59 No.3
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 3. in E "Tristesse"
Polonaise No.6 in A flat, Op.53 -"Heroic"

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