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Chopin: The Piano Sonatas, 5 Etudes, 4 Mazurkas / Andsnes


Release Date: 02/01/2000 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 61618   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Includes etude(s) for pno by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Leif Ove Andsnes. Includes etude(s) for pno by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Leif Ove Andsnes. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 1 in C minor, B 23/Op. 4 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 25 Minutes 37 Secs. 
2. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 24 Minutes 11 Secs. 
3. Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 30 Minutes 58 Secs. 
4. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 3 in F major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
6. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 6 in E flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
8. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 10 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
9. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 11 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1990-91 
Venue:  Snape Concert Hall, Suffolk, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op.4: I. Allegro maestoso
Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op.4: II. Minuetto & trio: Allegretto
Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op.4: III. Larghetto
Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor Op.4: IV. Finale: Presto
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
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: I. Grave - Doppio movimento
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: II. Scherzo
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: III. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: IV. Finale (Presto)
Mazurka No. 10 in B flat Op. 17 No. 1
Mazurka No. 11 in E minor Op. 17 No. 2
Mazurka No. 12 in A flat Op. 17 No. 3
Mazurka No. 13 in A minor Op. 17 No. 4
Etude in F Op. 25 No. 3
Etude in A minor Op. Op. 25 No. 4
Etude in E flat minor Op. 10 No. 6
Etude in B minor Op. 25 No. 10
Etude in A minor Op. 25 No. 11, 'Winter Wind'

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