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Palace Of The Winds - Piano At The Movies / Michael Chertock


Release Date: 07/29/1997 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80477   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alan SilvestriAlan MenkenJay UngarDavid Hirschfelder,   ... 
Performer:  Michael Chertock
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.239-40) - "...Mr. Chertock plays with an affecting tenderness and warmth that I found both genuine and endearing....I enjoyed Thelonius Monk's theme from `Round Midnight', with its liberal quotations of `Le Gibet' from Ravel's `Gaspard de la Nuit'....In the more serious fare...Mr. Chertock, who hardly needs to prove his abilities, bathes the music in lyrical understatement and an urbane savoir-faire..."
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (11-12/97, pp.239-40) - "...Mr. Chertock plays with an affecting tenderness and warmth that I found both genuine and endearing....I enjoyed Thelonius Monk's theme from `Round Midnight', with its liberal quotations of `Le Gibet' from Ravel's `Gaspard de la Nuit'....In the more serious fare...Mr. Chertock, who hardly needs to prove his abilities, bathes the music in lyrical understatement and an urbane savoir-faire..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Forrest Gump: Main Title "Feather Theme" by Alan Silvestri
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
2. The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Heaven's Light by Alan Menken
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
3. The Civil War: Ashokan Farewell by Jay Ungar
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
4. Shine: With God's Help, Shine by David Hirschfelder
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
5. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
6. Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 1st movement, Allegro ma non tanto - Cadenza by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
8. Il Postino: Theme by Luis Enriquez Bacalov
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 1994; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
9. The Bodyguard: Main Theme by Alan Silvestri
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
10. The English Patient, Op. 1: A Retreat by Gabriel Yared
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock
This selection shares a track and timing with "Read Me to Sleep" and "Palace of the Winds." 
11. The English Patient, Op. 1: Read Me to Sleep by Gabriel Yared
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock
This selection shares a track and timing with "A Retreat" and "Palace of the Winds." 
12. The English Patient, Op. 1: Palace of the Winds by Gabriel Yared
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1996; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock
This selection shares a track and timing with "A Retreat" and "Read Me to Sleep." 
13. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York (02/24/1997 - 02/25/1997) 
14. Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 5 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York (02/24/1997 - 02/25/1997) 
15. The Bridges of Madison County: Main Theme "Doe Eyes" by Lennie Niehaus
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock
This selection was composed in collaboration with Clint Eastwood. 
16. X-Files: Theme by Mark Snow
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
17. Summer of '42: The Summer Knows by Michel Legrand
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
18. Unforgiven: Claudia's Theme by Clint Eastwood
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1995 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 
19. 'Round Midnight by Cootie Williams
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1944; New York, USA 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock
This work was written in collaboration with Thelonious Monk (1917 - 1982). 
20. Evita: Don't Cry for Me Argentina by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer:  Michael Chertock (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976/1978; England 
Date of Recording: 02/1997 
Venue:  Lenna Hall, Chautauqua, New York 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Michael Chertock 

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