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Chopin: 10 Mazurkas, Prelude Op 45, Etc / Michelangeli


Release Date: 08/19/2008 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 413449   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

"...[T]he Mazurka Op. 67 No. 2 [is] beautifully turned, perfectly proportioned... Everything is marvellously executed, each detail is defined with absolute clarity... In the Prelude his washes of different pianistic colours are extraordinary..." -- Gramophone [11/1984] "...[T]he Mazurka Op. 67 No. 2 [is] beautifully turned, perfectly proportioned... Everything is marvellously executed, each detail is defined with absolute clarity... In the Prelude his washes of different pianistic colours are extraordinary..." -- Gramophone [11/1984] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 153/Op. 56: no 2 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
2. Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
3. Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
4. Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
5. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 2 in G minor, B 167 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
6. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67: no 4 in A minor, B 163 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
7. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 1 in C major, B 38 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
8. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 2 in A minor, B 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
9. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 4 in F minor, B 168 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
10. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30: no 2 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
11. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30: no 3 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
12. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 1 in G sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
13. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 4 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Mazurka No.45 in G minor Op.67 No.2: Cantabile
Mazurka No.34 in C Op.56 No.2: Vivace
Mazurka No.47 in A minor Op.67 No.4: Moderato amimato
Mazurka No.49 In A Minor, Op.68 No.2: Lento
Mazurka No.48 in C Op.68 No.1: Vivace
Mazurka No.22 in G sharp minor Op.33 No.1: Mesto
Mazurka No.20 in D flat Op.30 No.3: Allegro non troppo - Risoluto
Mazurka No.19 in B minor, Op.30 No.2: Allegretto
Mazurka No.25 in B minor Op.33 No.4: Mesto
Mazurka No.51 in F minor Op.68 No.4: Andantino
Prélude No.25 in C sharp minor, Op.45: Sostenuto
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23: Largo - Moderato - Con fuoco
Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31: Presto - Sostenuto

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