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Discover Chopin

Chopin,F. / Schirmer,Ragna / Knauer,Sebastian
Release Date: 05/27/2016 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 0300693   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Annerose SchmidtElfrun GabrielAnna GourariRagna Schirmer,   ... 
Conductor:  Kurt MasurRobert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus OrchestraBerlin Radio Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Discover Chopin includes a selection of works that established this composer as master of the keyboard, including excerpts from his first and second Piano Concertos, the “Minute” Waltz, Nocturne op. 9, and more. The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste. Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history. Discover Chopin includes a selection of works that established this composer as master of the keyboard, including excerpts from his first and second Piano Concertos, the “Minute” Waltz, Nocturne op. 9, and more. The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste. Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 1st movement, Allegro maestoso by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
2.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elfrun Gabriel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
3.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elfrun Gabriel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
4.
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 1 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Anna Gourari (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 1 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1832 
6.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
7.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
8.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Egon Morbitzer (Violin)
Conductor:  Robert Hanell
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
9.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elfrun Gabriel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
10.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elfrun Gabriel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
11.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elfrun Gabriel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
12.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sebastian Knauer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
13.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Andreas Pistorius (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
14.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 3rd movement, Rondo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Annerose Schmidt (Piano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 

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