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Sultanov Live In Japan - Chopin, Scriabin, Rachmaninov


Release Date: 02/27/2007 
Label:  Vai Audio   Catalog #: 1266   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinAlexander ScriabinSergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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The death of Alexei Sultanov in 2005, at the age of 35, deprived the world of a pianist some considered the greatest of his time. This live 1996 recital from Japan shows why critics praised his ability to 'reach a listener like nobody else' and why the Japanese dubbed him 'Demonic'. The program features works by Chopin, Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff. Stereo. Recorded live in Tokyo 1996. 2 CDs - Specially priced! The death of Alexei Sultanov in 2005, at the age of 35, deprived the world of a pianist some considered the greatest of his time. This live 1996 recital from Japan shows why critics praised his ability to 'reach a listener like nobody else' and why the Japanese dubbed him 'Demonic'. The program features works by Chopin, Scriabin, and Rachmaninoff. Stereo. Recorded live in Tokyo 1996. 2 CDs - Specially priced! Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
2.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
3.
Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
4.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
6.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
7.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 153/Op. 56: no 3 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
8.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 153/Op. 56: no 2 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
10.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
11.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
12.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
13.
Sonata for Piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 53 by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; Russia 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996) 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1931; Russia 
Venue:  Live  Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan 
Notes: Kioi Hall, Tokyo, Japan (03/31/1996 - 04/02/1996)
Composition written: Russia (1913).
Composition revised: Russia (1931). 

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