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Chopin: Preludes & Impromptus / Garrick Ohlsson

Chopin / Ohlsson
Release Date: 01/12/2010 
Label:  Helios   Catalog #: 55383  
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, Hyperion selected some of the finest performances from Garrick Ohlsson's complete Chopin project, originally recorded for the Arabesque label and reissued on Hyperion's Helios label. These discs include some of the finest contemporary Chopin playing and include definitive performances. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, Hyperion selected some of the finest performances from Garrick Ohlsson's complete Chopin project, originally recorded for the Arabesque label and reissued on Hyperion's Helios label. These discs include some of the finest contemporary Chopin playing and include definitive performances. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
2.
Prelude for Piano in A flat major, B 86 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
3.
Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
4.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
5.
Impromptu for Piano no 2 in F sharp major, B 129/Op. 36 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
6.
Impromptu for Piano no 3 in G flat major, b 149/Op. 51 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
7.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 

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