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Andor Foldes - Wizard of the Keyboard


Release Date: 04/10/2007 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000860602   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsManuel de Falla,   ... 
Performer:  Andor Foldes
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Sonata for Piano no 6 in F major, Op. 10 no 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1796-1797; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: Excerpt(s) by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
4.
El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
5.
Nocturnes (8) for Piano: no 4 in C minor "Bal fantôme" by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; France 
6.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
7.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41: no 2 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
8.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
9.
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke, S 514 "Mephisto Waltz no 1" by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1860; Weimar, Germany 
10.
Suite for Piano, Op. 14/Sz 62 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Budapest, Hungary 
11.
Sonata for Piano, Sz 80 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Budapest, Hungary 
12.
Allegro barbaro for Piano, Sz 49 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1911; Budapest, Hungary 
13.
Sonata for Piano by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; France 
14.
Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; USA 
15.
Sonata for Piano by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Andor Foldes (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939-1941; USA 

Sound Samples

Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903: Fantasia
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903: Fuga
Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2: 1. Allegro
Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2: 2. Allegretto
Piano Sonata No.6 in F, Op.10 No.2: 3. Presto
16 Waltzes, Op.39: 1. in B
16 Waltzes, Op.39: 2. in E
16 Waltzes, Op.39: 3. in G sharp minor
16 Waltzes, Op.39: 15. in A flat
El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
Nocturnes Nos.1-8: No.4 in C minor
Préludes - Book 1: 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin
4 Mazurkas, op.41: 2. Mazurka in E minor: Andantino
Nocturne No.13 in C minor, Op.48 No.1
Mephisto Waltz No.1, S.514
Suite, BB 70, Sz. 62 (Op.14): 1. Allegretto
Suite, BB 70, Sz. 62 (Op.14): 2. Scherzo
Suite, BB 70, Sz. 62 (Op.14): 3. Allegro molto
Suite, BB 70, Sz. 62 (Op.14): 4. Sostenuto
Sonata for Piano, Sz. 80 (BB 88): 1. Allegro moderato
Sonata for Piano, Sz. 80 (BB 88): 2. Sostenuto e pesante
Sonata for Piano, Sz. 80 (BB 88): 3. Allegro molto
Allegro barbaro, BB 63, Sz. 49
Piano Sonata (1924): 1. Viertel = 112
Piano Sonata (1924): 2. Adagietto
Piano Sonata (1924): 3. Viertel = 112
Excursions, Op.20: 1. Un poco allegro
Excursions, Op.20: 2. In slow blues tempo
Excursions, Op.20: 3. Allegretto
Excursions, Op.20: 4. Allegro molto
Piano Sonata (1941): 1. Molto moderato
Piano Sonata (1941): 2. Vivace
Piano Sonata (1941): 3. Andante sostenuto
Marosszéki táncok (Dances of Marosszčk)
7 Piano Pieces, Op.11: 1. Lento
7 Piano Pieces, Op.11: 2. Székely keserves. Rubato, parlando
7 Piano Pieces, Op.11: 3. "il pleut dans mon coeur...". Allegretto malinconico
7 Piano Pieces, Op.11: 5. Tranquillo
7 Piano Pieces, Op.11: 6. Székely nóta. Poco rubato
Circus Polka for a Young Elephant
Ragtime Bass in C sharp
Tango, Op.165, No.2
Tango, Op.165, No.2

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