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Chopin: Favourite Piano Works

Chopin,F.
Release Date: 05/05/2009 
Label:  Brilliant Classics   Catalog #: 93255   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alwin BärFolke NautaPieter van WinkelMartijn van den Hoek,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alwin Bär (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
2.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Folke Nauta (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 0 Secs. 
3.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pieter van Winkel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
4.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martijn van den Hoek (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martijn van den Hoek (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pieter van Winkel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 23 Secs. 
7.
Variations for Piano in A major, B 37 "Souvenir de Paganini" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frank Van der Laar (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
8.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pieter van Winkel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
9.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martijn van den Hoek (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
10.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alwin Bär (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 52 Secs. 
11.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Paolo Giacometti (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
12.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martijn van den Hoek (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
13.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Pieter van Winkel (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
14.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alwin Bär (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 46 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Berceuse in D-Flat Major, Op. 57
Polonaise No. 6 in A-Flat Major, Op. 53, "Heroic"
Nocturne No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 9, No. 2
Waltz No. 6 in D-Flat Major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute"
Waltz No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 47
Variations in A Major, "Souvenir de Paganini"
Fantasy-Impromptu in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 66
12 Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 31
24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 15 in D-Flat Major, "Raindrop"
12 Etudes, Op. 10: Etudes No. 12 in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 12, "Revolutionary"
Nocturne No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 9, No. 1
Barcarolle in F-Sharp Major, Op. 60

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