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Chopin: Nocturnes, 4 Ballades / Vladimir Ashkenazy


Release Date: 08/26/1997 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 452579   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1833 
3.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
4.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
5.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 37 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1849; Paris, France 
6.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
7.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
8.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
9.
Nocturne for Piano in E minor, B 19/Op. 72 no 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
10.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Notes: The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
11.
Nocturne for Piano in C minor, B 108 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
12.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
13.
Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
14.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
15.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Nocturne No.1 in B Flat Minor, Op.9 No.1
Nocturne No.2 in E Flat, Op.9 No.2
Nocturne No.3 in B, Op.9 No.3
Nocturne No.4 in F, Op.15 No.1
Nocturne No.5 in F sharp, Op.15 No.2
Nocturne No.6 in G minor, Op.15 No.3
Nocturne No.7 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1
Nocturne No.8 in D Flat, Op.27 No.2
Nocturne No.9 in B, Op.32 No.1
Ballade No.3 in A flat, Op.47
Nocturne No.10 in A flat, Op.32 No.2
Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52
Nocturne No.11 in G minor, Op.37 No.1
Nocturne No.12 in G, Op.37 No.2
Nocturne No.13 in C minor, Op.48 No.1
Nocturne No.14 in F sharp minor, Op.48 No.2
Nocturne No.15 in F minor, Op.55 No.1
Nocturne No.16 in E flat, Op.55 No.2
Nocturne No.17 in B, Op.62 No.1
Nocturne No.18 in E, Op.62 No.2
Nocturne No.19 in E minor, Op.72 No.1
Nocturne No.20 In C Sharp Minor, Op.Posth.
Nocturne in C Minor (1837)
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
Ballade No.2 in F, Op.38

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