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Release Date: 04/08/2003 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 509764   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinSergei RachmaninovRobert SchumannWladyslaw Szpilman,   ... 
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : European Union   
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of only less than a handful of CD recordings of the legendary Polish pianist and composer whose life is the focus of the motion picture "The Pianist". The film is based his life in the Warsaw Ghetto in wartime Poland. Roman Polanski directed the epic that garnered six Academy Award nominations in 2003. One of only less than a handful of CD recordings of the legendary Polish pianist and composer whose life is the focus of the motion picture "The Pianist". The film is based his life in the Warsaw Ghetto in wartime Poland. Roman Polanski directed the epic that garnered six Academy Award nominations in 2003. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
2.
Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 12 in G sharp minor, Allegro by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
3.
Phantasie for Piano in C major, Op. 17 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1838; Germany 
4.
Concertino for piano and Orchestra by Wladyslaw Szpilman
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
5.
Images for Piano, Set 1: no 1, Reflets dans l'eau by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; France 
6.
Paraphrase of a waltz by Robert Stoltz by Wladyslaw Szpilman
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
7.
Chant d'espagna by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
8.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
9.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
10.
Partita for Violin solo no 2 in D minor, BWV 1004: 5th movement, Chaconne by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1720; Cöthen, Germany 
11.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Wladyslaw Szpilman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 

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