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The Best Of Lang Lang


Release Date: 08/24/2010 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001466002    Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz LisztFelix MendelssohnFrédéric ChopinLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Lang Lang
Conductor:  Daniel BarenboimChristoph EschenbachZubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony OrchestraParis Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Lang Lang is the world’s most successful pianist, the hottest artist on the classical music planet” comments The New York Times. 28-year-old Lang Lang has played sold out recitals and concerts in every major city in the world. The "Best of Lang Lang" brings together the most popular pieces Lang Lang has recorded, all on one disc at a great price. From Mozart to Rachmaninov and in both solo and concerto recordings, Lang Lang displays his virtuosic versatility and thrilling technique on this recording. "Lang Lang is the world’s most successful pianist, the hottest artist on the classical music planet” comments The New York Times. 28-year-old Lang Lang has played sold out recitals and concerts in every major city in the world. The "Best of Lang Lang" brings together the most popular pieces Lang Lang has recorded, all on one disc at a great price. From Mozart to Rachmaninov and in both solo and concerto recordings, Lang Lang displays his virtuosic versatility and thrilling technique on this recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 25: 3rd movement, Presto by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Germany 
3.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in C major, Op. 15: 3rd movement, Rondo by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1795; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 14 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 10 in C major, K 330 (300h): 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
6.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 9 Minutes 43 Secs. 
7.
Gnossiennes (6) for Piano: no 1 by Erik Satie
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58: 2nd movement, Andante con moto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Christoph Eschenbach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1806; Vienna, Austria 
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 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 3rd movement, Allegro con fuoco by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
11.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
12.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23: no 5 in G minor, Alla marcia by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Liebestraum No.3 In A Flat, S.541 No.3
Piano Concerto No.1 In G Minor, Op.25: 3. Presto
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 3 in E "Tristesse"
Piano Concerto No.1 In C Major, Op.15: 3. Rondo (Allegro scherzando)
Piano Sonata No.10 in C major, K.330: 2. Andante cantabile
Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor, Op.21: 2. Larghetto
Gnossiennes: No. 1 - Lent
Piano Concerto No.4 In G, Op.58: 2. Andante con moto
Nocturne No.8 in D flat, Op.27 No.2
Piano Concerto No.1 In B Flat Minor, Op.23: 3. Allegro con fuoco
Kinderszenen, Op.15: 7. Träumerei
Prelude In G Minor, Op.23, No.5: Alla marcia

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