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Chopin Biret
Release Date: 09/28/2010 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578090-92   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3.
Polonaises (3) for Piano, Op. 71: no 1 in D minor, B 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1825; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 9 Secs. 
4.
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 15 Secs. 
5.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 1 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 13 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
8.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 5 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Poland 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
9.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 4 Secs. 
10.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 4 in F minor, B 168 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
11.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32: no 2 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 19 Secs. 
12.
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 24 Secs. 
13.
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 46 Secs. 
14.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 11 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
15.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 1 in A flat major, B 95 "L'adieu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
16.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 2 in B minor, B 35 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
17.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58: 3rd movement, Largo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 12 Secs. 
18.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
19.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70: no 1 in G flat major, B 92 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
20.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70: no 2 in F minor, B 138 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
21.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62: no 1 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 51 Secs. 
22.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 20 Secs. 
23.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 45 Secs. 
24.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 11 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 43 Secs. 
25.
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 54 Secs. 
26.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 3 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
27.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41: no 4 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
28.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
29.
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 31 Secs. 
30.
Variations for Piano in A major, B 37 "Souvenir de Paganini" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
31.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
32.
Nouvelles Etudes (3) for Piano, B 130: no 1 in f minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
33.
Nouvelles Etudes (3) for Piano, B 130: no 2 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
34.
Nouvelles Etudes (3) for Piano, B 130: no 3 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 1 Secs. 
35.
Cantabile for Piano in B flat major, B 84 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
36.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
37.
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 50 Secs. 
38.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 2 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
39.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 5 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
40.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
41.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in C minor, B 23/Op. 4: 3rd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
42.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70: no 3 in D flat major, B 40 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
43.
Waltz for Piano in A minor, B 150 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1843; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
44.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63: no 3 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
45.
Andantino for Piano in G minor, B 117 "Wiosna" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 2 Secs. 
46.
Moderato in E major for Piano by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
47.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 2 in A minor, B 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
48.
Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
49.
Sostenuto for Piano in E flat major, KK IVb no 10 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
50.
Contredanse for Piano in G flat major, B 17 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1827; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
51.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
12 Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 13 in A flat major, Op. 25, No. 1, "Harp Study"
Polonaise No. 8 in D minor, Op. 71, No. 1
Nocturne No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27, No. 2
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 1 in C major, Op. 28, No. 1
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 28, No. 4
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 13 in F sharp major, Op. 28, No. 13
Polonaise No. 13 in A flat major
Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22: Andante spianato
Mazurka No. 49 in F minor, Op. 68, No. 4
Nocturne No. 10 in A flat major, Op. 32, No. 2
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, No. 3
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 5 in G flat major, Op. 10, No. 5, "Black Keys"
Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 11 in E flat major, Op. 10, No. 11
Waltz No. 9 in A flat major, Op. 69, No. 1, "L'adieu"
Waltz No. 10 in B minor, Op. 69, No. 2
Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58: III. Largo
Nocturne No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15, No. 2
Waltz No. 11 in G flat major, Op. 70, No. 1
Waltz No. 12 in F minor, Op. 70, No. 2
Nocturne No. 17 in B major, Op. 62, No. 1
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 6 in B minor, Op. 28, No. 6
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 7 in A major, Op. 28, No. 7
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 11 in B major, Op. 28, No. 11
Waltz No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Waltz No. 8 in A flat major, Op. 64, No. 3
Mazurka No. 29 in A flat major, Op. 41, No. 4
Nocturne No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 9, No. 1
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2
Variations in A major, "Souvenir de Paganini"
Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

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