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Chopin - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 08/09/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 64057   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Philippe EntremontHiroko NakamuraEmanuel AxAlexander Brailowsky,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene OrmandyAndré Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
2.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hiroko Nakamura (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
3.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 89/Op. 24: no 2 in C major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
4.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexander Brailowsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
5.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 2 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fou Ts'ong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
6.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Michie Koyama (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
7.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Fou Ts'ong (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
8.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70: no 1 in G flat major, B 92 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
9.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
10.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Hiroko Nakamura (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
11.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
12.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 20 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
13.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Gary Graffman (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
15.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Philippe Entremont (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
16.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 60/Op. 6: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Emanuel Ax (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Les Sylphides: Grande Valse brillante, Op. 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Notes: 'Les Sylphides' is a compilation of works by Frédéric Chopin. It was conceived as a ballet by Mikhail Fokin in 1909, and orchestrated by Roy Douglas in 1936. 
18.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21: 3rd movement, Rondo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Cecile Licad (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 

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