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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. 

Sound Samples

24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 1 in C major, Op. 28, No. 1
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 2 in A minor, Op. 28, No. 2
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 3 in G major, Op. 28, No. 3
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 5 in D major, Op. 28, No. 5
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 6 in B minor, Op. 28, No. 6
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 7 in A major, Op. 28, No. 7
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 8 in F sharp minor, Op. 28, No. 8
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 9 in E major, Op. 28, No. 9
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 11 in B major, Op. 28, No. 11
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 12 in G sharp minor, Op. 28, No. 12
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major, Op. 28, No. 13
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 18, No. 15
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 16 in B flat minor, Op. 28, No. 16
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 17 in A flat major, Op. 28, No. 17
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 18 in F minor, Op. 28, No. 18
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 19 in E flat major, Op. 28, No. 19
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 20 in C Minor, Op. 28, No. 20
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 21 in B flat major, Op. 28, No. 21
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 22 in G minor, Op. 28, No. 22
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 23 in F major, Op. 28, No. 23
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 24 in D minor, Op. 28, No. 24
Prelude No. 25 in C sharp minor, Op. 45: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 45
Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22: I. Andante spianato: Tranquillo –
Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22: II. Allegro molto
Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, "Polonaise-fantaisie": Polonaise-Fantasy in A flat major, Op. 61

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