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Chopin: 24 Preludes, Etc / Louis Lortie


Release Date: 02/17/1998 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9597   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, pp.62-63) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - Louis Lorite is...satisfying in both the Preludes and the 'Grande Polonaise', which is judicious and stylish, and he gives the 'Polonaise-Fantaisie' a sense of gravitas..."
REVIEWS:
BBC Music (5/98, pp.62-63) - Performance: 4 (out of 5), Sound: 3 (out of 5) - Louis Lorite is...satisfying in both the Preludes and the 'Grande Polonaise', which is judicious and stylish, and he gives the 'Polonaise-Fantaisie' a sense of gravitas..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 37 Minutes 20 Secs. 
2.
Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
3.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 14 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4.
Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Louis Lortie (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
Length: 13 Minutes 44 Secs. 

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