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Chopin - Adagios / Arrau, Maisky, Argerich, Ashkenazy, Freire, Et Al


Release Date: 10/28/2008 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001212402   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha ArgerichMischa MaiskyNelson FreireVladimir Ashkenazy,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio ArrauEliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65: 3rd movement, Largo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano), Mischa Maisky (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
2.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 16 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Arrau,  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 11 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
7.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
8.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 13 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 54 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Conductor:  Claudio Arrau,  Eliahu Inbal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
13.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 
14.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32: no 1 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
15.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 54 Secs. 
17.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
18.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 2 in F sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 34 Secs. 
19.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32: no 2 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
20.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 37: no 1 in G minor, B 119 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
21.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 37: no 2 in G major, B 127 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.65: 3. Largo
12 Etudes, Op.10 - Paderewski Edition: No.3 in E major
Nocturne No.1 in B Flat Minor, Op.9 No.1
Nocturne No.2 in E Flat, Op.9 No.2
Nocturne No.3 in B, Op.9 No.3
Piano Sonata No.2 In B Flat Minor, Op.35: 3. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11: 2. Romance (Larghetto)
Nocturne No.15 in F minor, Op.55 No.1
Nocturne No.16 in E flat, Op.55 No.2
24 Préludes, Op.28: 13. in F sharp major
Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52
Nocturne No.8 in D Flat, Op.27 No.2
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: 2. Larghetto
24 Préludes, Op.28: 4. in E minor
Nocturne No.13 in C minor, Op.48 No.1
Nocturne No.14 in F sharp minor, Op.48 No.2
Waltz No.7 in C sharp minor, Op.64 No.2
24 Préludes, Op.28: 15. in D flat major ("Raindrop")
Nocturne No.9 in B, Op.32 No.1
Nocturne No.10 in A flat, Op.32 No.2
Berceuse in D Flat, Op.57
Nocturne No.11 in G minor, Op.37 No.1
Nocturne No.12 in G, Op.37 No.2

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