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Chopin: Ballets

Chopin Ballets / Various
Release Date: 05/17/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 49834   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinJohn Lanchbery
Performer:  Philip GammonRonald SmithDmitri AlexeevAndrei Gavrilov,   ... 
Conductor:  Robert IrvingJohn Lanchbery
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Les Sylphides by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Robert Irving
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/10/1959 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2. A Month in the Country, ballet sequence (music by Chopin) by John Lanchbery
Performer:  Philip Gammon (Piano)
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 07/28/1976 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63: no 3 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 2 in B minor, B 35 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Venue:  St. Michael's Church, Highgate, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 3 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
6. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 60/Op. 6: no 4 in E flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7. Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 5 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 49 Secs. 
8. Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 4 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 3 Secs. 
9. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 89/Op. 24: no 2 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
10. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 60/Op. 6: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
11. Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 131/Op. 42 "Grande Valse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France; Paris, France 
Venue:  St. Michael's Church, Highgate, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12. Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Venue:  St. Michael's Church, Highgate, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
13. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 153/Op. 56: no 2 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
14. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1984-87 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
15. Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 1 in A flat major, B 94 "Valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Venue:  St. Michael's Church, Highgate, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
16. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 5 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1984-87 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
17. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 2 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1984-87 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 
18. Scherzo for Piano no 1 in B minor, B 65/Op. 20 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1832; Poland 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 5 Secs. 
19. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 1 in F major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/1978/02/1979 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
20. Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
21. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
22. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 18 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
23. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 16 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
24. Waltz for Piano in E minor, B 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Agustin Anievas (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
25. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 0 Minutes 46 Secs. 
26. Mazurkas (2) for Piano, B 16: no 1 in G major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ronald Smith (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
27. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
28. Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
Venue:  No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Prélude in A, Op.28 No.7
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Nocturne in A Flat, Op.32 No.2
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Valse in G Flat, Op.70 No.1
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Mazurka in D, Op.33 No.2
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Mazurka in C, Op.67 No.3
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Prélude in A, Op.28 No.7
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Valse in C Sharp Minor, Op.64 No.2
Les Sylphides (1994 Digital Remaster): Grande Valse brillante in E Flat, Op.18
A Month in the Country: 1. Largo (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 2. Allegretto (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 3. Brillante (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 4. Veloce, Ma Accuramente (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 5. Sempre Sostenuto (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 6. Piu Mosso (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 7. Adagio (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 8. Alla Polacca (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 8a. Andantino (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 9. Largo Non Troppo (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 10. Presto - Lento - Molto Piu Mosso (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 11. Andante Semplice - Andante Spianato (2009 Digital Remaster)
A Month in the Country: 12. Polonaise (2009 Digital Remaster)
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.41 in C sharp minor, Op.63 No.3
Waltzes: No. 10 in B minor Op. 69 No. 2
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.24 in C major, Op.33 No.3
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.4 in E flat minor, Op.6 No.4
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.9 in C major, Op.7 No.5
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.8 in A flat major, Op.7 No.4
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.15 in C major, Op.21 No.2
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.2 in C sharp minor, Op.6 No.2
Waltzes: No. 5 in A flat major Op. 42 ('Grande Valse')
Waltzes: No. 3 in A minor Op. 34 No. 2
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.34 in C major, Op.56 No.2
27 Etudes Opp. 10, 25 and posth: A minor, Op. Op. 25/4
Waltzes: No. 2 in A flat major Op. 34 No. 1 ('Valse brillante')
27 Etudes Opp. 10, 25 and posth: E minor, Op. 25/5
27 Etudes Opp. 10, 25 and posth: A minor, Op. 10/2
27 Etudes Opp. 10, 25 and posth: F, Op. 25/3
Nocturnes (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 4 in F Major Op. 15 No. 1
16 Polonaises (2005 Digital Remaster): A, Op.40/1, 'Military'
Berceuse in D flat Op. 57
Preludes Op. 28 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 18 in F minor (Allegro molto)
Preludes Op. 28 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 16 in B flat minor (Presto con fuoco)
Waltzes (1989 Digital Remaster): No. 14 in E minor, Op. posth
Preludes Op. 28 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 7 in A major (Andantino)
Mazurkas Nos.1-58 (2004 Digital Remaster): No.53 in G major, Op.Posth.
Preludes Op. 28 (2005 Digital Remaster): No. 4 in E minor (Largo)
4 Ballades: No. 3 in A flat major Op. 47

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