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The Essential Arthur Rubinstein


Release Date: 10/06/2009 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 742461   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinLudwig van BeethovenFranz SchubertRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Artur RubinsteinPierre FournierHenryk Szeryng
Conductor:  Stanislaw SkrowaczewskiAlfred Wallenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of LondonRCA Victor Symphony OrchestraSymphony of the Air
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
2.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 1 in A flat major, B 95 "L'adieu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Stanislaw Skrowaczewski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Symphony Orchestra of London
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 10 Minutes 49 Secs. 
4.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
5.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 
6.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62: no 1 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 47 Secs. 
7.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 42 Secs. 
8.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
9.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 2 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
10.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 15 Minutes 0 Secs. 
11.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 4 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
13.
Trio for Piano and Strings no 2 in E flat major, D 929/Op. 100: 3rd movement, Scherzando by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Pierre Fournier (Cello), Artur Rubinstein (Piano), Henryk Szeryng (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 11/1827; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 38 Secs. 
14.
Phantasie for Piano in C major, Op. 17: 3rd movement, Langsam getragen by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1838; Germany 
Length: 10 Minutes 23 Secs. 
15.
Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1861-1864; Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
16.
Intermezzi (3) for Piano, Op. 117: no 2 in B flat minor by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
17.
Concerto for Piano no 17 in G major, K 453: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Alfred Wallenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1784; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 45 Secs. 
18.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
19.
Suite Iberia: no 13, Navarra [unfinished] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
20.
Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra, M 46 by César Franck
Performer:  Artur Rubinstein (Piano)
Conductor:  Alfred Wallenstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Symphony of the Air
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
Length: 13 Minutes 23 Secs. 

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