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Grand Piano - Debussy / D'albert, Copeland, Grainger, Et Al


Release Date: 07/06/1996 
Label:  Nimbus   Catalog #: 8807   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Claude Debussy
Performer:  Paquita MadrigueraArtur RubinsteinGeorge CopelandPercy Aldridge Grainger,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These selections were recorded on Aeolian "Duo Art" piano rolls between 1915-1931, and are reproduced on a modern piano. Gerald C. Stonehill supplied the piano rolls used for this disc. These selections were recorded on Aeolian "Duo Art" piano rolls between 1915-1931, and are reproduced on a modern piano. Gerald C. Stonehill supplied the piano rolls used for this disc. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 2 in G major, Allegretto scherzando by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Paquita Madriguera (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in September 1916 (piano roll no.
5808). 
2.
Tarentelle styrienne "Danse" by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1890; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in November 1920 (piano roll no.
6354). 
3.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  George Copeland (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in October 1915 (piano roll no. 5685). 
4.
Suite bergamasque: 4th movement, Passepied by Claude Debussy
Performer:  George Copeland (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in April 1919 (piano roll no.
6147). 
5.
Suite for Piano "Pour le piano": no 3, Toccata by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Percy Aldridge Grainger (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1896-1901; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in April 1921 (piano roll no.
6409). 
6.
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Elie Robert Schmitz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1892-1894; France 
Length: 10 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in May 1922 (piano roll no.
6532).
Composition written: France (1892 - 1894). 
7.
L'isle joyeuse by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in January 1925 (piano roll no.
6834). 
8.
Estampes (3) for Piano: no 2, La soirée dans Grenade by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Elie Robert Schmitz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in December 1919 (piano roll no.
6215). 
9.
Estampes (3) for Piano: no 3, Jardins sous la pluie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Robert Lortat (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1903; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in April 1919 (piano roll no.
6131). 
10.
Images for Piano, Set 1: no 1, Reflets dans l'eau by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Ignace Jan Paderewski (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in December 1927 (piano roll no.
7186). 
11.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Elie Robert Schmitz (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in February 1920 (piano roll no.
D-259). 
12.
Préludes, Book 1: no 12, Minstrels by Claude Debussy
Performer:  George Copeland (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in August 1915 (piano roll no.
5669). 
13.
Préludes, Book 1: no 10, La cathédrale engloutie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Myra Hess (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in November 1925 (piano roll no.
6927). 
14.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in October 1919 (piano roll no.
6182). 
15.
Préludes, Book 2: no 6, General Lavine - eccentric by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Eugène d' Albert (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912-1913; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was originally released in April 1931 (piano roll no.
0345). 

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