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Piano Essentials - The World's Greatest Piano Music


Release Date: 02/05/2008 
Label:  Denon Records   Catalog #: 17683   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinClaude DebussySergei RachmaninovJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Hélène GrimaudMichel BéroffJean-Yves Thibaudet
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Includes work(s) for piano by various composers. Soloists: Hélène Grimaud, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Michel Béroff. Includes work(s) for piano by various composers. Soloists: Hélène Grimaud, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Michel Béroff. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. 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 23 Secs. 
2. La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
3. Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 1st movement, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 10 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1900 - 1901). 
4. Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Michel Béroff (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
5. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 118: no 2, Intermezzo in A major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
6. Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in A flat major, B 94 "Valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
7. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8. Kreisleriana, Op. 16: Sehr inning und nicht zu rasch by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 9 Secs. 

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