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Steinway Legends - Maurizio Pollini


Release Date: 08/08/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000721802   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenRobert SchumannIgor StravinskyAnton Webern,   ... 
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These two discs from the Steinway Legends series nicely showcase the exceptional technique and style of Maurizio Pollini, from landmark recordings of Stravinsky and Chopin to Liszt and Debussy and more. These two discs from the Steinway Legends series nicely showcase the exceptional technique and style of Maurizio Pollini, from landmark recordings of Stravinsky and Chopin to Liszt and Debussy and more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Symphonic Etudes for Piano, Op. 13 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837/1852; Germany 
Notes: Composition written: Germany (1837).
Composition revised: Germany (1852). 
3.
Pétrouchka: Three movements for Piano by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
4.
Variations for piano, Op. 27 by Anton Webern
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1935-1936; Austria 
5.
Arabeske for Piano in C major, Op. 18 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
6.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
7.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
8.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 7 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
10.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 10 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
11.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 11 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
12.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 12 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
13.
Sonata for Piano in B minor, S 178 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852-1853; Weimar, Germany 
14.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Book 2: no 9, Pour les notes répétées by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
15.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Book 2: no 10, Pour les sonorités opposées by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
16.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Book 2: no 11, Pour les arpèges composées by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 
17.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Book 2: no 12, Pour les accords by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; France 

Featured Sound Samples

Arabeske (Schumann)
Etudes, op 25 (Chopin): No 9 in G flat

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 1. Allegro con brio
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)
Piano Sonata No.21 in C, Op.53 -"Waldstein": 3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo)
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Theme
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude I
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude II
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude III
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude IV
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude V
Symphonic Studies, Op.13 - Appendix: Variation I
Symphonic Studies, Op.13 - Appendix: Variation II
Symphonic Studies, Op.13 - Appendix: Variation III
Symphonic Studies, Op.13 - Appendix: Variation IV
Symphonic Studies, Op.13 - Appendix: Variation V
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude VI
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude VII
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude VIII
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude IX
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude X
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude XI
Symphonic Studies, Op.13: Etude XII (Finale)
Three Movements 'Petruschka': Danse russe. Allegro giusto
Three Movements 'Petruschka': Chez Pétrouchka
Three Movements 'Petruschka': La semaine grasse. Con Moto - Allegretto - Tempo giusto - Agitato
Piano Variations, Op.27: 1. Sehr mässig
Piano Variations, Op.27: 2. Sehr schnell
Piano Variations, Op.27: 3. Ruhig, fliessend
Arabeske in C, Op.18
Berceuse in D flat, Op.57
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.1 In A Flat "Harp Study"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.7 In C Sharp Minor
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.9 In G Flat "Butterfly Wings"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.10 In B Minor
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.11 In A Minor "Winter Wind"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No.12 In C Minor
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Lento assai
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Allegro energico
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Grandioso
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Recitativo-
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Andante sostenuto -
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Quasi adagio
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Allegro energico
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Più mosso
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Stretta quasi Presto-
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Presto - Prestissimo-
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Andante sostenuto -
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Allegro moderato-
Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178: Lento assai
12 Etudes pour le piano: 9. Pour les Notes répétées
12 Etudes pour le piano: 10. Pour les Sonorités opposées
12 Etudes pour le piano: 11. Pour les Arpèges composés
12 Etudes pour le piano: 12. Pour les Accords

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 wonderful April 10, 2013 By William Schneider (Yaphank, NY) See All My Reviews "I have enjoyed this cd since I bought it.That Mr Pollini is a great pianist is no surprise.The sound on the cd is very good and captures reality very well-Highly recommended." Report Abuse
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