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Chopin: Nocturnes / Say


Release Date: 09/01/2017 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 563595  
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Over the last 25 years, Fazil Say has firmly established himself as a musician to be reckoned with – as a pianist, director and composer. He is particularly noted for interpretations of Mozart, and it was with a recording of the complete sonatas that he made his debut recording for Warner Classics. Following the release in spring 2017 of 4 Cities with long-time recital partner, cellist Nicolas Altstaedt, he now turns to another composer/performer, Frederic Chopin, arguably the greatest of the 19th century.

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REVIEW:

His readings keep rubato under control except at certain intense junctures: his touch is light; his dynamic levels are quiet. The results individually can be quite arresting, with
Read more each nocturne explored in subtle strokes.

– All Music Guide Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1833 
3.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
4.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32: no 1 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
5.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 37: no 1 in G minor, B 119 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
6.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
7.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
8.
Nocturne for Piano in E minor, B 19/Op. 72 no 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
9.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
10.
Nocturne for Piano in C minor, B 108 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fazil Say (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 

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