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Romantic Piano Favourites Vol 3 / Balázs Szokolay


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550107   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohannes BrahmsClaude DebussyErnö von Dohnányi,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs SzokolayPéter Nagy
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Andante for Piano in F major, WoO 57 "Andante Favori" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1803; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 30 Secs. 
2. Waltzes (16) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 39: no 15 in A flat major by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Austria 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Johannes Brahms (1865) 
3. La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4. Concert Etudes (6) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6, Capriccio in F minor by Ernö von Dohnányi
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Budapest, Hungary 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
5. Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78: no 1 in C major, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Péter Nagy (Piano), Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 6, In Springtime by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
7. Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430: no 4, Air and Variations "The Harmonious Blacksmith" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1720; London, England 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
8. Caprice viennois, Op. 2 by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
9. Der Müller und der Bach (Schubert) for Piano, S 565 no 2 by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Hungary 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
10. Songs without words, vol 5, Op. 62: no 6, Andante grazioso in A major "Spring Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
11. Characteristic Pieces (8), Op. 36: no 6, Etincelles by Moritz Moszkowski
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
12. Humoresques (6) for Piano, Op. 14: no 1, Menuet célčbre by Ignace Jan Paderewski
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887-1888 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
13. Polka italienne for Piano 4 Hands by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano), Péter Nagy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1906; Russia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
14. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninoff 
15. Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Venue:  Italian Institute, BUdapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Szokolay 
16. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 10, Fröhlicher Landmann by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 0 Minutes 37 Secs. 
17. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 19, Kleine Romanze by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 0 Minutes 53 Secs. 
18. Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: no 3, Chant sans paroles by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
19. Souvenir for Violin and Piano in D major by Franz Drdla
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1904 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54: no 3, Troll's March by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Norway 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Suite No. 5 in E major, HWV 430: Suite No. 5 in E major: Air with Variations, "Harmonious Blacksmith"
Andante in F major, WoO 57, "Andante favori": Andante in F major, WoO 57, 'Andante favori'
Slavonic Dances, Series 1, Op. 46, B. 78: Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C major, Op. 46, No. 1
16 Waltzes, Op. 39: Waltz in A flat major, Op. 39, No. 15
Album fur die Jugend (Album for the Young), Op. 68, Part I: Fur Kleinere: No. 19: Little Romance. No. 10: Merry Pleasant
Lyric Pieces, Book 5, Op. 54: Lyric Pieces Op. 54, No. 3: March of the Trolls
Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 20: Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2: No. 3. Song without Words in F major
8 Morceaux caracteristiques, Op. 36: Etincelles, op. 36: Sparks
Die schone Mullerin, Op. 25, D. 795 (arr. for piano): Die schone Mullerin, Op. 25, D. 795: No. 19. Der Muller und der Bach (The Miller and the Brook)
Humoresques de concert, Op. 14: Menuet celebre in G major
Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Flight of the Bumble-bee
Carnival of the Animals: XIII. Le Cygne (The Swan) (arr. for piano solo)
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: Song without Words, Op. 62, No. 6: Spring Song
Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: Lyric Pieces, Op. 43, No. 6: To Spring
La plus que lente: (Valse)
Caprice Viennois: Op. 2
Polka italienne
Souvenir (arr. for piano): Souvenir in D major
6 Concert Etudes, Op. 28: Concert Etude in F minor, 'Capriccio'

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