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Chopin: Concerto For Piano No 2, Etc / Ax, Mackerras, Et Al


Release Date: 06/30/1998 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 63371   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The piano used in these recordings was restored by David Winston and the Period Piano Company. The tuning pitch used is A435. The piano used in these recordings was restored by David Winston and the Period Piano Company. The tuning pitch used is A435. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 06/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 31 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
Fantasia for Piano and Orchestra in A major on Polish Airs, Op. 13 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Poland 
Date of Recording: 06/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 1 Secs. 
3.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 31 Secs. 

Sound Samples

I. Maestoso
II. Larghetto
III. Allegro vivace
Grand Fantasia on Polish Airs for Piano and Orchestra in A Major, Op. 13
Andante spianatoin G Major. Tranquillo
Grande Polonaise. Molto allegro (in E-flat Major)

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