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Alkan: Quatre Impromptus, Etc / Laurent Martin


Release Date: 06/14/1994 
Label:  Marco Polo   Catalog #: 223657   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, Op. 32 no 1 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1848; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 15 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2.
Deuxième recueil d'impromptus (4), Op. 32 no 2 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1849; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 13 Minutes 5 Secs. 
3.
Salut, cendre du pauvre!, Op. 45 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 7 Minutes 45 Secs. 
4.
Alleluia for Piano, Op. 25 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1844; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
5.
Rondeau chromatique, Op. 12 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1833; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 9 Minutes 12 Secs. 
6.
Variations for Piano on a theme from Steibelt, Op. 1 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1828; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 11 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7.
Super flumina Babylonis, Op. 52 by Charles Valentin Alkan
Performer:  Laurent Martin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1992 
Venue:  Clara Wieck Auditorium, Heidelberg 
Length: 6 Minutes 30 Secs. 

Sound Samples

4 Impromptus, Op. 32, No. 1: No. 1 Vaghezza
4 Impromptus, Op. 32, No. 1: No. 2 L'amitie
4 Impromptus, Op. 32, No. 1: No. 3 Fantasietta alla moresca
4 Impromptus, Op. 32, No. 1: No. 4 La foi
Deuxieme recueil d'impromptus, Op. 32, No. 2: No. 1 Andantino
Deuxieme recueil d'impromptus, Op. 32, No. 2: No. 2 Allegretto
Deuxieme recueil d'impromptus, Op. 32, No. 2: No. 3 Vivace
Deuxieme recueil d'impromptus, Op. 32, No. 2: No. 4 Andante
Salut, cendre du pauvre!, Op. 45
Alleluia, Op. 25
Rondeau chromatique, Op. 12
Variations on a theme from Steibelt's Orage Concerto, Op. 1
Psalm 137, Op. 52: Super flumina Babylonis, paraphrase on

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