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Chopin - Piano Favourites / Idil Biret


Release Date: 10/06/2000 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8554046   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
2.
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 1 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 2 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
4.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63: no 3 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
5.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
8.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 17 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
9.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 20 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
11.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
12.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
13.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
14.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66
Mazurka No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 7, No. 1
Mazurka No. 23 in D major, Op. 33, No. 2
Mazurka No. 41 in C sharp minor, Op. 63, No. 3: Mazurka No. 41 in C sharp minor , Op. 63, No. 3
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 28, No.15
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 17 in A flat major, Op. 28, No. 17
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 20 in C minor, Op. 28, No. 20
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March"
Polonaise No. 3 in A major, Op. 40, No. 1, "Military"
Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53, "Heroic"
Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31

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