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Chopin: 4 Scherzos, 26 Preludes, Etc / Vladimir Ashkenazy


Release Date: 11/09/1999 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 460991   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes waltz(es) by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Includes waltz(es) by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Scherzo for Piano no 1 in B minor, B 65/Op. 20 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1832; Poland 
2.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
3.
Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4.
Scherzo for Piano no 4 in E major, B 148/Op. 54 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
6.
Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
7.
Prelude for Piano in A flat major, B 86 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
8.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
9.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in A flat major, B 94 "Valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
10.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
11.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 3 in F major, B 118 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
12.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 131/Op. 42 "Grande Valse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France; Paris, France 
13.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
14.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1835 
15.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1841 
16.
Waltz for Piano in E minor, B 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
17.
Waltz for Piano in E major, B 44 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
18.
Waltz for Piano in A minor, B 150 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1843; Paris, France 
19.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
20.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 133 "Sostenuto" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
21.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 46 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 

Sound Samples

Waltz No.1 in E flat, Op.18 -"Grande valse brillante"
Waltz No.2 in A flat, Op.34 No.1 - "Valse brillante"
Waltz No.3 in A minor, Op.34 No.2
Waltz No.4 in F, Op.34 No.3
Waltz No.5 in A flat, Op.42 - "Grande valse"
Waltz No.6 in D flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute"
Waltz No.7 in C sharp minor, Op.64 No.2
Waltz No.8 in A flat, Op.64 No.3
Waltz No.9 in A flat, Op.69 No.1 -"Farewell"
Waltz No.10 in B minor, Op.69 No.2
Waltz No.11 in G flat, Op.70 No.1
Waltz No.12 in F minor/A flat, Op.70 No.2
Waltz No.13 in D flat, Op.70 No.3
Waltz No.14 in E minor, Op.posth.
Waltz No.15 in E, Op.posth.
Waltz No.19 in A minor, Op.posth.
Waltz No.16 in A flat, Op.posth.
Waltz No.18 in E flat, Op.posth.
Waltz No.17 in E flat, Op.posth.
Scherzo No.1 in B minor, Op.20
Scherzo No.2 in B Flat Minor, Op.31
Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
Scherzo No.4 in E, Op.54
24 Préludes, Op.28: 1. in C major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 2. in A minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 3. in G major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 4. in E minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 5. in D major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 6. in B minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 7. in A major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 8. in F sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 9. in E major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 10. in C sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 11. in B major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 12. in G sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 13. in F sharp major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 14. in E flat minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 15. in D flat major ("Raindrop")
24 Préludes, Op.28: 16. in B flat minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 17. in A flat major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 18. in F minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 19. in E flat major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 20. in C minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 21. in B flat major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 22. in G minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 23. in F major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 24. in D minor
Prélude No.25 in C sharp minor, Op.45
Prélude No.26 in A flat, Op.posth.

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