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Romantic Piano Favourites Vol 9 / Balázs Szokolay


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 550218   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Domenico ScarlattiWolfgang Amadeus MozartRobert SchumannFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded December 15, 1988 and January 15, 1989. Selections recorded December 15, 1988 and January 15, 1989. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 1/L 366 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
2.
Variations (12) for Piano in C major on "Ah vous dirai-je maman", K 265 (300e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 11 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Vienna, Austria (1781 - 1782). 
3.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 16, Erster Verlust by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 14, Kleine Studie by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
5.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 6, Andante sostenuto "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 1, Andante espressivo in G major "May Breezes" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
7.
Morceaux (2) for Piano, Op. 10: no 2, Humoresque by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
8.
Piano Pieces (6) Arranged from Songs, Op. 41: no 1, Lullabye by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Norway 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
10.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 2 in E flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11.
Petrarca Sonnets (3) for Piano, S 158: no 2, Sonetto 104 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1839-46; Hungary 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 
12.
Caprice espagnol, Op. 37 by Moritz Moszkowski
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
13.
Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "Espańa": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
14.
For Children, Sz 42: Excerpt(s) by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
15.
Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 1 in E major, Andante con moto by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
16.
Tarentelle styrienne "Danse" by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1890; France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
17.
Monastery Bells, Op. 54 no 1 by Louis J.A. Lefébure-Wely
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Keyboard Sonata in D minor: K.1/L.366/P.57
12 Variations in C major on Ah vous dirai-je, maman, K. 265: 12 Variations on Ah, vous dirai-je, maman, K. 265
Album fur die Jugend (Album for the Young), Op. 68, Part I: Fur Kleinere: Album for the Young, Op. 69, No. 16: First Loss
Album fur die Jugend (Album for the Young), Op. 68, Part I: Fur Kleinere: Album for the Young, Op. 68, No. 14: Small Study
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 1, Op. 19b: Song without Words, Op. 19: Venetian Boat Song
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: Song without Words, Op. 26, No. 1: Andante espressivo
2 Morceaux, Op. 10: No. 2: Humoresque in E minor
Lyric Pieces, Book 9, Op. 68: Lyric Pieces: Lullaby
Lyric Pieces, Book 9, Op. 68: Lyric Pieces: Cradle Song
4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D. 899: Impromptu No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 90/2, D. 899
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, No. 3
Annees de pelerinage, 2nd year, Italy, S161/R10b: No. 5. Sonnet 104 by Petrarch
Caprice espagnol, Op. 37: Caprice espagnol
Espana, Op. 165: Tango
Monastery Bells
For Children, BB 53, Vol. 4 (based on Slovakian folk tunes): For Children: Nos. 31-37 and 40
2 Arabesques: Arabesque No. 1
Danse, "Tarentelle styrienne": Danse pour piano

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