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Chopin: Piano Favorites / Idil Biret


Release Date: 05/09/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553170   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
7.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
9.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
10.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
11.
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 1 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
12.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
14.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
15.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Length: 9 Minutes 55 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2
Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27, No. 2
Waltz No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute"
Waltz No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 18, "Grande valse brillante"
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March": Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Marche funebre"
Mazurka No. 5 in B flat major, Op. 7, No. 1
Polonaise No. 3 in A major, Op. 40, No. 1, "Military"
Polonaise No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 53, "Heroic"
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 28, No. 15
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 5 in G flat major, Op. 10, No. 5, "Black Keys"
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, No. 3
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 12 in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12, "Revolutionary"
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

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