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20th Century Original Piano Transcriptions / Louis Lortie


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8733   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Igor StravinskySergei ProkofievMaurice RavelGeorge Gershwin
Performer:  Louis LortieHelene Mercier
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk 24-25 November & 18 December 1988 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Brian Couzens Ben Connellan [Assistant] Recorded in: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk 24-25 November & 18 December 1988 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Brian Couzens Ben Connellan [Assistant] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Pétrouchka: Three movements for Piano by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; France 
Notes: Transcribed: Stravinsky 
2. Pieces (10) for Piano from "Romeo and Juliet", Op. 75: Excerpt(s) by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USSR 
3. La valse by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano), Helene Mercier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
Notes: Transcribed: Ravel, 1921 (for 2 pianos from the original version for orchestra) 
4. Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 

Sound Samples

3 Movements from Petrushka: I. Danse russe
3 Movements from Petrushka: II. Chez Petrouchka
3 Movements from Petrushka: III. La semaine grasse
10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75: No. 4. Juliet's Girlhood
10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75: No. 6. Montagues and Capulets
10 Pieces from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75: No. 10. Romeo and Juliet at Parting
La valse (version for piano solo)
Rhapsody in Blue (version for piano): Rhapsody in Blue (arr. for piano solo)

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