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Chopin: Mazurkas / Iddo Bar-Shai

Iddo Bar-shaï, Piano
Release Date: 01/06/2009 
Label:  Mirare   Catalog #: 075   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Tender or whimsical, melancholy or cheerful, the mazurkas of Chopin are the reflections of his nostalgia for his native Poland. All the subtleties and daring touches of an almost indefinable harmony are displayed here in nuances brimming with emotions and unexpected twists, for as Heinrich Heine said, "Chopin is not only a virtuoso, he is also a poet". Tender or whimsical, melancholy or cheerful, the mazurkas of Chopin are the reflections of his nostalgia for his native Poland. All the subtleties and daring touches of an almost indefinable harmony are displayed here in nuances brimming with emotions and unexpected twists, for as Heinrich Heine said, "Chopin is not only a virtuoso, he is also a poet". Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 2 in A minor, B 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2. Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 3 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Length: 12 Minutes 24 Secs. 
4. Mazurka for Piano in B flat major, B 73 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832 
Length: 1 Minutes 1 Secs. 
5. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 89/Op. 24 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
Length: 11 Minutes 5 Secs. 
6. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 1 in G major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 14 Secs. 
7. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 3 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
8. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 23 Secs. 
9. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 39 Secs. 
10. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41: no 2 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
11. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41: no 1 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
12. Mazurka for Piano in A minor, B 140 "A Emile Gaillard" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
13. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 145/Op. 50: no 3 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 4 in A minor, B 163 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
15. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 2 in G minor, B 167 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
16. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63: no 2 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
17. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63: no 3 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
18. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 4 in F minor, B 168 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Iddo Bar-Shai (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 

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