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The Ultimate Most Relaxing Classical Piano Music


Release Date: 07/10/2007 
Label:  Denon Records   Catalog #: 17653   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartErik SatieSergei RachmaninovClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Kyoko TabeYuji TakahashiHélène GrimaudJacques Rouvier,   ... 
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-CobosGeorge MalcolmEliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Chamber OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraSuk Piano Trio,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 24 in C minor, K 491: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Kyoko Tabe (Piano)
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Yuji Takahashi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
3.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 33: no 3 in C minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jacques Rouvier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in F sharp minor, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Aria by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Germany (1832 - 1835). 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K 310 (300d): 2nd movement, Andante cantabile con espressione by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ingrid Haebler (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 32 Secs. 
7.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Length: 8 Minutes 19 Secs. 
8.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Rêverie on a theme of V. A. Loginov by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Valery Afanassiev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Harpsichord in A major, BWV 1055: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Conductor:  George Malcolm
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
11.
Préludes, Book 1: no 2, Voiles by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Jacques Rouvier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
12.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 7 in B flat major, Op. 97 "Archduke": 3rd movement, Andante cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jan Panenka (Piano), Josef Chuchro (Cello), Josef Suk (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suk Piano Trio
Period: Classical 
Written: 1810-1811; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 12 Minutes 51 Secs. 
13.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in F minor, Op. 5: 2nd movement, Andante espressivo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Bruno-Leonardo Gelber (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Germany 
Length: 11 Minutes 27 Secs. 
14.
Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 1, Janvier "Au coin du feu" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vladimir Tropp (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
15.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 3 in F minor, Op. 65/B 130: 3rd movement, Poco adagio by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jan Panenka (Piano), Josef Chuchro (Cello), Josef Suk (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suk Piano Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Bohemia 
Length: 9 Minutes 48 Secs. 
16.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Konstantin Lifschitz (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54: 2nd movement, Intermezzo - Andante by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Michel Dalberto (Piano)
Conductor:  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841-1845; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
18.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58: 3rd movement, Largo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 46 Secs. 
19.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 22 in B flat minor, BWV 867 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Valery Afanassiev (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
20.
Sonata for 2 Pianos in F minor, Op. 34b: 2nd mvt, Andante, un poco adagio by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Valery Afanassiev (Piano), Vadim Suchanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 48 Secs. 
21.
Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 10, Octobre "Chant d'automne" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vladimir Tropp (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
22.
Pictures at an exhibition: no 4, The Old Castle by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Jacques Rouvier (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Bruno-Leonardo Gelber (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 

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