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Rachmaninov: Préludes Op 32, Liebesleid, Liebesfreud / Biret


Release Date: 04/19/1993 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 550466   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovFritz Kreisler
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 1 in C major, Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 1 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 2 in B flat minor, Allegretto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 3 in E major, Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
4.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 4 in E minor, Allegro con brio by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 5 Minutes 56 Secs. 
5.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 5 in G major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
6.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 6 in F minor, Allegro appassionato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
7.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 7 in F major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
8.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 8 in A minor, Vivo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
9.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 9 in A major, Allegro moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
10.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 10 in B minor, Lento by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
11.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 11 in B major, Allegretto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
12.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
13.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 13 in D flat major, Grave by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 7 Minutes 2 Secs. 
14.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Rachmaninov 
15.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1989-90 
Venue:  Tonstudio Teije van Geest, Heidelberg 
Length: 6 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Rachmaninov 

Sound Samples

13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 1 in C major: Allegro vivace
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 2 in B flat minor: Allegretto
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 3 in E major: Allegro vivace
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 4 in E minor: Allegro con brio
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 5 in G major: Moderato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 6 in F minor: Allegro appassionato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 7 in F major: Moderato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 8 in A minor: Vivo
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 9 in A major: Allegro moderato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 10 in B minor: Lento
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 11 in B major: Allegretto
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 12 in G sharp minor: Allegro
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 13 in D flat major: Grave - Allegro
Liebesleid (arr. S. Rachmaninov)
Liebesfreud (arr. S. Rachmaninov)

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