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Ultimate Chopin - The Essential Masterpieces


Release Date: 11/14/2006 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000766602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jorge BoletVladimir AshkenazyClaudio Arrau
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Includes nocturne(s) for piano by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Includes nocturne(s) for piano by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
3.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
4.
Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
5.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
6.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11: 1. Allegro maestoso
Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11: 2. Romance (Larghetto)
Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11: 3. Rondo (Vivace)
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: 1. Maestoso
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: 2. Larghetto
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: 3. Allegro vivace
Nocturne No.1 in B Flat Minor, Op.9 No.1
Nocturne No.2 in E Flat, Op.9 No.2
Nocturne No.3 in B, Op.9 No.3
Nocturne No.4 in F, Op.15 No.1
Nocturne No.5 in F sharp, Op.15 No.2
Nocturne No.6 in G minor, Op.15 No.3
Nocturne No.7 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1
Nocturne No.8 in D Flat, Op.27 No.2
Nocturne No.9 in B, Op.32 No.1
Nocturne No.10 in A flat, Op.32 No.2
Nocturne No.11 in G minor, Op.37 No.1
Nocturne No.12 in G, Op.37 No.2
Nocturne No.13 in C minor, Op.48 No.1
Nocturne No.14 in F sharp minor, Op.48 No.2

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