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Rachmaninov: Complete Piano Music / Howard Shelley


Release Date: 09/01/1993 
Label:  Hyperion   Catalog #: 44041/8   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovGeorges BizetFranz SchubertJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Howard Shelley
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 7 Hours 28 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
Length: 35 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 33 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911; Russia 
Length: 21 Minutes 3 Secs. 
3.
Etudes-tableaux (9) for Piano, Op. 39 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916-1917; Russia 
Length: 36 Minutes 0 Secs. 
4.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 23 Minutes 35 Secs. 
5.
Moments musicaux (6), Op. 16 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Russia 
Length: 27 Minutes 36 Secs. 
6.
Morceaux (7) de salon, Op. 10 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893-1894; Russia 
Length: 27 Minutes 31 Secs. 
7.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
Length: 41 Minutes 36 Secs. 
8.
Prelude for Piano in F major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
9.
Prelude for Piano in D minor, Op. posthumous by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
10.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in D minor, Op. 28 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1907; Russia 
Length: 37 Minutes 19 Secs. 
11.
Variations on a theme of Chopin, Op. 22 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; Russia 
Length: 27 Minutes 52 Secs. 
12.
Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op. 42 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1931; USA 
Length: 18 Minutes 30 Secs. 
13.
Song without words for Piano in d by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1887; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 9 Secs. 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1913/1931; Russia 
Length: 26 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1913
Composition written: Russia (1913).
Composition revised: Russia (1931). 
15.
Canon for Piano in D minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890-1891; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 26 Secs. 
16.
Fughetta for Piano in F major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
17.
Oriental Sketch for Piano in B flat major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Length: 1 Minutes 42 Secs. 
18.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888; Russia 
Length: 11 Minutes 23 Secs. 
19.
Pieces (4) for Piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1887; Russia 
Length: 12 Minutes 9 Secs. 
20.
Transcription of Kreisler's "Liebesfreud" for piano by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1921; Austria 
Length: 6 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: Sergei Rachmaninov; Zoltan Kocsis. 
21.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 2nd movement, Menuet by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
22.
Die schöne Müllerin, D 795/Op. 25: no 2, Wohin? by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
23.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 1st movement, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
24.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 3rd movement, Gavotte en rondeau by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
25.
Partita for Violin solo no 3 in E major, BWV 1006: 7th movement, Gigue by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
26.
Songs (6), Op. 38: no 3, Daisies by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1916; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1922/40 
27.
Songs (12), Op. 21: no 5, Lilacs by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1913-14 
28.
Lachtäubchen (Behr) "Polka de W.R." by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1911 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
29.
Songs (14), Op. 34: no 14, Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1912-1915; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1912 - 1915). 
30.
Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
31.
Songs (6), Op. 16: no 1, Cradle song by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
32.
Morceau de fantaisie in G minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Length: 1 Minutes 2 Secs. 
33.
Andante semplice [fragment] by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USSR 
Date of Recording: 07/1985 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
34.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 3, Mélodie in E major by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Version: 1940
Composition written: Russia (1892).
Composition revised: 1940. 
35.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
36.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
37.
Sorochintsy fair: Hopak by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Howard Shelley (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov.
Composition written: Russia (1874 - 1880). 

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