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Chopin: Famous Piano Music


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 550291   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Irina ZaritskayaBalázs SzokolayIstván SzékelyPéter Nagy
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Irina Zaritskaya (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
2. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
3. Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  István Székely (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  István Székely (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
5. Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Irina Zaritskaya (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 13 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
7. Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
8. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
9. Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  István Székely (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
10. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  István Székely (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
11. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Irina Zaritskaya (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
12. Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
13. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 2 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Irina Zaritskaya (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1987-88 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Etudes, Op. 10: Etude in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12 "Revolutionary"
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2
Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47
Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, "Polonaise-fantaisie": Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, "Polonaise-fantasie"
Nocturne No. 15 in F minor, Op. 55, No. 1
Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, No. 3 .
Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31
Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute"
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 28, No. 15
Barcarolle, Op. 60: Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
Mazurka No. 23 in D major, Op. 33, No. 2

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