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Rossini: Peches De Vieillesse (Sins Of Old Age) / Frederic Chiu


Release Date: 01/11/2011 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 1957102   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniFranz Liszt
Performer:  Frederic Chiu
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

'This disc is first rate... Frederic Chiu is brilliant.' - American Record Guide 'No piano has ever sounded more like a trumpet than Mr. Chiu's as he begins the famous Lone Ranger theme.' - The Dallas Morning News This title was released for the first time in 1992. 'This disc is first rate... Frederic Chiu is brilliant.' - American Record Guide 'No piano has ever sounded more like a trumpet than Mr. Chiu's as he begins the famous Lone Ranger theme.' - The Dallas Morning News This title was released for the first time in 1992. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 8 "Album de château": no 6, Spécimen de mon temps by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Paris, France 
2.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 8: no 11, Prelude soi-disant dramatique in F sharp major by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Paris, France 
3.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 6 "Album pour les enfants dégourdis": no 4, Assez de memento - Dansons by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Paris, France 
4.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 6 "Album pour les enfants dégourdis": no 3, Memento homo by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Paris, France 
5.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 7 "Album de chaumière": no 9, Un cauchemar by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Paris, France 
6.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 7 "Album de chaumière": no 7, Un profond sommeil by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Paris, France 
7.
Overture from Rossini's "Guillaume Tell" for Piano, S 552 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Switzerland 

Sound Samples

Specimen of My Time (from Sins of Old Age: The Castle Album)
The Would-Be Dramatic Prelude (from Sins of Old Age: The Castle Album)
Souvenir of Man (from Sins of Old Age: The Album for Lively Children)
Enough of Souvenirs: Let's Dance (from Sins of Old Age: The Album for Lively Children)
A Nightmare (from Sins of Old Age: The Cottage Album)
A Deep Sleep (from Sins of Old Age: The Cottage Album)
Awakening With a Start (from Sins of Old Age: The Cottage Album)
William Tell Overture (transcribed by Liszt)

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