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Romantic Piano Adagios


Release Date: 06/11/2002 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 470777   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenSergei RachmaninovWolfgang Amadeus MozartFrédéric Chopin,   ... 
Performer:  Vladimir AshkenazyZoltán KocsisAlfred BrendelCristina Ortiz,   ... 
Conductor:  Edo De WaartSir Neville MarrinerDavid ZinmanVladimir Ashkenazy,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony OrchestraAcademy of St. Martin in the FieldsLondon Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 37 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 2nd movement, Adagio sostenuto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 10 Minutes 18 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488: 2nd movement, Adagio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
4.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 2nd movement, Larghetto by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 9 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
5.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2nd movement, Andante by Dmitri Shostakovich
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USSR 
Length: 7 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
7.
Carnival of the animals: no 7, Aquarium by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Cristina Ortiz (Piano), Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 2nd movement, Adagio by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
9.
Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172: no 3 in D flat major, Lento placido by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Jorge Bolet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849-1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
10.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
11.
Woodland Sketches, Op. 51: no 1, To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Joseph Cooper (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
12.
Melodies (2) for Piano, Op. 3: no 1 in F major by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Shura Cherkassky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1852; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
13.
Warsaw Concerto by Richard Addinsell
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; England 
Length: 8 Minutes 53 Secs. 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
15.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
16.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Conductor:  Uri Segal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
17.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 32 Secs. 
18.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
19.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 43 Secs. 
20.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 2nd movement, Andantino semplice by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
21.
Concerto for Piano in G major: 2nd movement, Adagio assai by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Werner Haas (Piano)
Conductor:  Alceo Galliera
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929-1931; France 
Length: 8 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
22.
Gnossiennes (6) for Piano: no 1 by Erik Satie
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
23.
Concerto for Harpsichord in D major, BWV 1054: 2nd movement, Adagio e piano sempre by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Conductor:  András Schiff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 47 Secs. 
24.
Concerto for Piano no 13 in C major, K 415 (387b): 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alfred Brendel (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
25.
Sonata for Piano in A major, D 664/Op. 120: 2nd movement, Andante by Franz Schubert
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819/1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
26.
Nocturne for Piano no 1 in E flat minor, Op. 33 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1875; France 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No.14 in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.2 -"Moonlight": 1. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: 2. Adagio sostenuto
Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488: 2. Andante
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21: 2. Larghetto
Piano Concerto No.2 In F, Op.102: 2. Andante
Suite bergamasque, L. 75: 3. Clair de lune
Le Carnaval des Animaux: Aquarium
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16: 2. Adagio
Consolation No.3, S.172 - Lento placido
Nocturne No.2 in E Flat, Op.9 No.2
To a Wild Rose, Op.51, No.1
Melody in F, Op.3, No.1
Warsaw Concerto
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor, Op.13 -"Pathétique": 2. Adagio cantabile
Aria mit 30 Veränderungen, BWV 988 "Goldberg Variations": Aria
Piano Concerto No.21 in C, K.467: 2. Andante
4 Impromptus, Op.90, D.899: No.3 in G flat: Andante
Kinderszenen, Op.15: 7. Träumerei
Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73 -"Emperor": 2. Adagio un poco mosso
Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23: 2. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo - Tempo I
Piano Concerto in G: 2. Adagio assai
Gnossiennes: No. 1 - Lent
Concerto for Harpsichord, Strings, and Continuo No.3 in D, BWV 1054: 2. Adagio e piano sempre
Piano Concerto No.13 in C, K.415: 2. Andante
Piano Sonata No.13 in A, D.664: 2. Andante
Nocturne No.1 in E flat, Op.33, No.1

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