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Rachmaninov: Piano Transcriptions And Arrangements / Biret


Release Date: 07/28/1998 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550978   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachFelix MendelssohnFranz LisztModest Mussorgsky,   ... 
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1933) 
2. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 3rd movement, Gavotte en rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1933) 
3. Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 7th movement, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1933) 
4. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1933) 
5. Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 2 in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 13 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Idil Biret uses a cadenza written by Sergei Rachmaniniov in 1919. 
6. Sorochintsy fair: Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1924)
Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1880). 
7. L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 2nd movement, Menuet by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1922) 
8. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1931) 
9. Songs (6), Op. 16: no 1, Cradle song by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1941) 
10. Songs (6), Op. 38: no 3, Daisies by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1940) 
11. Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1941) 
12. Aleko: Women's Dance by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov 
13. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1931) 
14. Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1925) 
15. Die schöne Müllerin, D 795/Op. 25: no 2, Wohin? by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1925) 
16. Lachtäubchen, Op. 303 by Franz Behr
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov (1911) 
17. The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
Date of Recording: 1991-96 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Sandhausen 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 

Sound Samples

Bach - Violin Partita in E major: Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue: Prelude
Bach - Violin Partita in E major: Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue: Gavotte
Bach - Violin Partita in E major: Prelude, Gavotte and Gigue: Gigue
Schubert - Wohin: Wohin
Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo
Liszt - Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
Mussorgsky - Gopak: Gopak
Bizet - L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: L' Arlesienne: Minuetto
Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumble Bee (arr. for piano): Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Tchaikovsky - Lullaby: Lullaby
6 Songs, Op. 38 (version for piano): Daisies
12 Songs, Op. 21 (version for piano): Lilacs
Aleko (arr. for piano): Dance of the Young Gypsy Maidens from Aleko
Kreisler - Liebesleid: Liebesleid
Kreisler - Liebesfreud: Liebesfreud
Behr - Polka WR: Polka W. R.
The Star Spangled Banner (arr. Rachmaninov): The Star Spangled Banner (arr. Rachmaninov for piano solo)

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