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Romantic Piano Favorites Vol 6 / Balázs Szokolay


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 550215   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz Joseph HaydnEdvard GriegRobert SchumannFranz Schubert,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Fantasia for Piano in C major, H 17 no 4 by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
2.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 5, Erotic by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 23, Reiterstück by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 4 in A flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 6 Minutes 48 Secs. 
5.
Morceaux (6) for Violin and Piano, Op. 85: no 3, Cavatina in D major by Joseph Joachim Raff
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Wiesbaden, Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Balázs Szokolay 
6.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
7.
Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Sergei Rachmaninov 
8.
Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
9.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 7 Minutes 42 Secs. 
10.
For Children, Sz 42: no 25, Parlando by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with the other excerpts from this suite. 
11.
Suite espańola, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
12.
Arabesques on themes from the "Blue Danube Waltzes" by Adolf Schulz-Evler
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Poland 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
Length: 10 Minutes 52 Secs. 
13.
For Children, Sz 42: no 26, Moderato by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
14.
For Children, Sz 42: no 8, Allegretto "Play song" by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
15.
For Children, Sz 42: no 15, Allegro moderato by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
16.
For Children, Sz 42: no 16, Andante rubato "Old Hungarian Tune" by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
17.
For Children, Sz 42: no 18, Andante non troppo "Soldier's song" by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
18.
For Children, Sz 42: no 19, Allegretto by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
19.
For Children, Sz 42: no 20, Allegro "Drinking Song" by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
20.
For Children, Sz 42: no 21, Allegro robusto by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
21.
For Children, Sz 42: no 13, Andante "Ballade" by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 
22.
For Children, Sz 42: no 14, Allegretto by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909/1945; Budapest, Hungary 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest 

Sound Samples

Fantasia (Capriccio) in C major, Hob XVII:4: Fantasia (Capriccio) in C major
Lyric Pieces, Book 3, Op. 43: Erotik, Op. 43, No. 5
Album fur die Jugend (Album for the Young), Op. 68, Part I: Fur Kleinere: The Wild Horseman
4 Impromptus, Op. 142, D. 935: Impromptu No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 142/2, D. 935 No. 2
6 Morceaux, Op. 85 (arr. B. Szokolay): Cavatine (trans. B. Szokolay)
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 6, Op. 67: Spinning Song
Liebesleid (arr. S. Rachmaninov): Liebesleid (trans. S. Rachmaninov)
Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3: Prelude in C sharp minor
Barcarolle, Op. 60: Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
For Children, BB 53, Vol. 1 (based on Hungarian folk tunes): For Children, Sz 42, Nos. 25, 26, 8, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21
Suite espanola No. 1, Op. 47: Sevilla
Arabeskan uber Themen des Walzers An der schonen blauen Donau von Johann Strauss: Concert Arabesque

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