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Romantic Piano Favourites Vol 5 / Balázs Szokolay


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550168   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Domenico ScarlattiLuigi BoccheriniFranz SchubertLudwig van Beethoven,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Harpsichord in E major, K 162/L 21 by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 18th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2. Quintet for 2 Violins, Viola and 2 Cellos in E major, Op. 11 no 5/G 275: 3rd movement, Minuet in A by Luigi Boccherini
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1771; Spain 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Balázs Szokolay
This minuet, listed in Boccherini's autograph catalog as part of Opus 11,
was also published, and is known popularly, as part of Opus 13. 
3. Military Marches (3) for Piano 4 hands, D 733/Op. 51: no 1 in D major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Balázs Szokolay 
4. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
5. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 28, Erinnerung by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
6. Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 12, Knecht Ruprecht by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
7. Songs without words, vol 2, Op. 30: no 6, Allegretto in F sharp minor "Venetian Gondola Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
8. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Norway 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
9. Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 17 Secs. 
10. Rosine: Gavotte by François Joseph Gossec
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Théodore de Lajarte 
11. Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Balázs Szokolay 
12. Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 2 in G major, Allegretto scherzando by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
13. Lieder (6), Op. 17: no 2, Ständchen by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885-1887; Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Walter Gieseking 
14. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
15. Parade der Zinnsoldaten, Op. 123 by Leon Jessel
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Lübeck, Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
16. Romance for Piano in F minor, Op. 5 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
17. The Little Wanderer by Gustav Lange
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
18. Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: This work was written in collaboration with Josef Strauss (1827 - 1870). 

Sound Samples

Keyboard Sonata in E major, K. 162/L.21/P.162: Keyboard Sonata in E Major, K.162/L.21/P.162: Andante - Allegro
String Quintet in E major, Op. 11, No. 5, G. 275 (arr. for piano): Minuet in A major
3 Marches militaires, Op. 51, D. 733: Marche Militaire in D major, D. 733, No. 1
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, "Fur Elise": Bagatelle in A minor, Op. 59, 'Für Elise'
Album fur die Jugend (Album for the Young), Op. 68, Part I: Fur Kleinere: No. 28 Erinnerung - No. 12 Knecht Ruprecht
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 2, Op. 30: Song without Words, Op. 30, No. 6, 'Venetian Boat Song'
Lyric Pieces, Book 8, Op. 65: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen, Op. 65, No. 6
Pavane pour une infante defunte (version for piano): Pavane pour une infante defunte
Pizzicato: Polka
Gavotte in D major, "Rosine": Gavotte in D major, 'Rosine'
Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow): The Merry Widow: Vilja Song
2 Arabesques: Arabesque No. 2 in G major
6 Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149 (arr. W. Gieseking): 6 Lieder Op. 17, TrV 149: No. 2. Serenade (Standchen) (trans. W. Gieseking)
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2: Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2
Die Parade der Zinnsoldaten, Op. 123: Parade of the Tin Soldiers
Romance in F minor, Op. 5
Der kleine Postillon

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