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Chopin: Etudes, Sonatas & Impromptus / Janina Fialkowska

Chopin / Fialkowska,Janina
Release Date: 05/25/2010 
Label:  Atma Classique   Catalog #: 2554   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Janina Fialkowska
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

ATMA now offers a 2-CD boxed set dedicated to the piano music of Frédéric Chopin. Pianist Janina Fialkowska, who the legendary Arthur Rubinstein called a "born Chopin interpreter" has chosen the Études opus 10 and opus 25, the Piano Sonatas nos. 2 and 3, three impromptus, and the Fantaisie-impromptu. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frédéric Chopin, Janina Fialkowska, Canada’s “First Lady of Chopin”, has embarked on an incredible year of recitals, orchestral concerts, and master classes across Canada, the Unites States and Europe. ATMA now offers a 2-CD boxed set dedicated to the piano music of Frédéric Chopin. Pianist Janina Fialkowska, who the legendary Arthur Rubinstein called a "born Chopin interpreter" has chosen the Études opus 10 and opus 25, the Piano Sonatas nos. 2 and 3, three impromptus, and the Fantaisie-impromptu. To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frédéric Chopin, Janina Fialkowska, Canada’s “First Lady of Chopin”, has embarked on an incredible year of recitals, orchestral concerts, and master classes across Canada, the Unites States and Europe. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Janina Fialkowska (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1833; Poland 
2.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Janina Fialkowska (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
3.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Janina Fialkowska (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
4.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Janina Fialkowska (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:  Janina Fialkowska (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:  Janina Fialkowska (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:  Janina Fialkowska (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Janina Fialkowska (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 1 in C major, Op. 10, No. 1
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 2 in A minor, Op. 10, No. 2
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, No. 3
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 4 in C sharp minor, Op. 10, No. 4
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 5 in G flat major, Op. 10, No. 5, "Black Keys"
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 10, No. 6
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 7 in C major, Op. 10, No. 7
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 8 in F major, Op. 10, No. 8
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 9 in F minor, Op. 10, No. 9
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 10, No. 10
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 11 in E flat major, Op. 10, No. 11
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 12 in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12, "Revolutionary"
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 13 in A flat major, Op. 25, No. 1, "Harp Study"
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 14 in F minor, Op. 25, No. 2
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 15 in F major, Op. 25, No. 3
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 16 in A minor, Op. 25, No. 4
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 17 in E minor, Op. 25, No. 5
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 18 in G sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 6
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 19 in C sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 7
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 20 in D flat major, Op. 25, No. 8
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 21 in G flat major, Op. 25, No. 9, "Butterfly's Wings"
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 22 in B minor, Op. 25, No. 10
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 23 in A minor, Op. 25, No. 11, "Winter Wind"
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 24 in C minor, Op. 25, No. 12
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March": I. Grave - Doppio movimento
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March": II. Scherzo
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March": III. Marche funebre: Lento
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, "Funeral March": IV. Finale: Presto
Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29
Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp major, Op. 36
Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, Op. 51
Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: I. Allegro maestoso
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: II. Scherzo: Molto vivace
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: III. Largo
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: IV. Finale: Presto, non tanto

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