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Chopin Gold


Release Date: 02/23/2010 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001397602  
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio PolliniMartha ArgerichAlice Sara OttVladimir Ashkenazy,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

2010 is the 200th anniversary of chopin’s birth and this is the essential collection of favorite solo works to commemorate this special year.
• 2 CDs includes over 140 minutes of pure listening pleasure.
• Special 2 for 1 price!
• Featuring argerich, ashkenazy, Barenboim, Blechacz, Freire, Grimaud, Gulda, Horowitz, lang lang, Michelangeli, Ott, Pires, Pollini and many more.
• “Chopin was the greatest of us all, for he discovered everything through the piano alone.”—Claude Debussy
2010 is the 200th anniversary of chopin’s birth and this is the essential collection of favorite solo works to commemorate this special year.
• 2 CDs includes over 140 minutes of pure listening pleasure.
• Special 2 for 1 price!
• Featuring argerich, ashkenazy, Barenboim, Blechacz, Freire, Grimaud, Gulda, Horowitz, lang lang, Michelangeli, Ott, Pires, Pollini and many more.
• “Chopin was the greatest of us all, for he discovered everything through the piano alone.”—Claude Debussy Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
2. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
3. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alice Sara Ott (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
4. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
5. Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
6. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
7. Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
8. Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
9. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
10. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
11. Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ivo Pogorelich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
12. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
13. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32: no 2 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
14. Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
15. Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
16. Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
17. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
18. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Rafal Blechacz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
19. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hélène Grimaud (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
20. Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emil Gilels (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
21. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 4 in C sharp minor, B 74 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Poland 
22. Ecossaises (3) for Piano, B 12/Op. 72 no 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
23. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30: no 2 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
24. Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
25. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 3 in G major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
26. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Rafal Blechacz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
27. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
28. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 20 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
29. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 11 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
30. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
31. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 11 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
32. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Ballade No.3 in A flat, Op.47
Polonaise No.6 In A Flat, Op.53 -"Heroic"
24 Préludes, Op.28: 15. in D Flat Major ("Raindrop")
Waltz No.6 In D Flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute": Molto vivace
Waltz No.7 In C Sharp Minor, Op.64 No.2
12 Etudes, Op.10 - Paderewski Edition: No.3 in E major
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 12 in C minor "Revolutionary"
24 Préludes, Op.28: 4. in E minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 7. in A major
Berceuse In D Flat, Op.57: Andante
Polonaise No.3 in A, Op.40 No.1 - "Military": Allegro con brio
Impromptu No.4 In C Sharp Minor, Op.66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu"
Nocturne No.2 in E flat, Op.9 No.2
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31: Presto - Sostenuto
Waltz No.1 in E Flat, Op.18 -"Grande Valse Brillante"
12 Etudes, Op.25: No. 11 in A minor "Winter Wind"
Nocturne No.8 in D flat, Op.27 No.2
12 Etudes, Op.10 - Paderewski Edition: No.4 in C sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 3. In G Major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 6. In B Minor
Mazurka No.13 in A minor Op.17 No.4
Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
Piano Sonata No.2 In B Flat Minor, Op.35: 3. Marche funèbre (Lento)
24 Préludes, Op.28: 11. in B major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 20. in C minor
Three Ecossaises op.post 72, no.3 - 1, 2 + 3
12 Etudes, Op.25: No. 9 in G flat, "Butterfly Wings"
Nocturne No.10 In A Flat, Op.32 No.2
Impromptu No.1 in A flat, Op.29
Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60
Mazurka No.19 in B minor, Op.30 No.2: Allegretto
Ballade No.3 in A flat, Op.47

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