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Ultimate Classical Masterpieces Collection: Piano Masterpieces

Classical Piano Favorites
Release Date: 09/28/2010 
Label:  Time/Life Music   Catalog #: 374728   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz SchubertFrédéric ChopinGeorge GershwinClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Daniel BlumenthalJodie De SalvoAbbey SimonJeffrey Siegel,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm SargentJascha HorensteinRussell StangerCharles Gerhardt,   ... 
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 31 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor - Excerpt(s) by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Daniel Blumenthal (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
2.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jodie De Salvo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
3.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Abbey Simon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 43 Secs. 
4.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey Siegel (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Abbey Simon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
6.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 33 Secs. 
7.
Children's Corner: no 6, Golliwogg's Cake-walk by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Staffan Scheja (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11: 2nd movement, Romanze by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 10 Minutes 0 Secs. 
9.
Pictures at an exhibition: Promenade by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
10.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18: 1st movement, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Jascha Horenstein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900-1901; Russia 
Length: 9 Minutes 21 Secs. 
11.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
12.
Woodland Sketches, Op. 51: no 1, To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Staffan Scheja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
13.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Russell Stanger
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
14.
Le Banjo, esquisse américaine for piano, Op. 15, D. 15 (RO 22) by Louis M. Gottschalk
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1854-1855; United States of Ame 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
15.
Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra by George Gershwin
Performer:  Jeffrey Siegel (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Gerhardt
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 54 Secs. 
16.
Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
17.
Piano Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 23: 1. Larghetto calmato by Edward MacDowell
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Massimo Freccia
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1884-1886 
Length: 13 Minutes 46 Secs. 
18.
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19) for Piano, S 244: no 12 in C sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1885; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 9 Minutes 34 Secs. 
19.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jodie De Salvo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
20.
Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Ralph Votapek (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 42 Secs. 
21.
Konzertstück for Piano and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 79 by Carl Maria von Weber
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Dresden, Germany 
Length: 12 Minutes 40 Secs. 
22.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Ralph Votapek (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
23.
Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16: 1st movement, Allegro molto moderato by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Eric Hammerstein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1907; Norway 
Length: 5 Minutes 9 Secs. 
24.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
25.
The Entertainer by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1902; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
26.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: 2nd movement, Allegro appassionato by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Gina Bachauer (Piano)
Conductor:  Antal Doráti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878-1881; Austria 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
27.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Joao Paulo Santos (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
28.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante - Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christian Steiner (Piano)
Conductor:  Eric Hammerstein
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
29.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John Browning (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
30.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Rudolf Firkusny (Piano)
Conductor:  Rudolf Kempe
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 35 Secs. 
31.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
32.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23: 1st movement, Allegro non troppo by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Conductor:  Anatole Fistoulari
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874-1875; Russia 
Length: 19 Minutes 38 Secs. 
33.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Daniel Blumenthal (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
34.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Larry Dalton (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
35.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Peter Rösel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
36.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 1st movement, Andante grazioso by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Daniel Blumenthal (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
37.
Italian Concerto, BWV 971: 1st movement, Allegro by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Igor Ardasev (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
38.
Minuet for Piano in D major, K 355 (576b) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Karl Engel (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786-1787; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
39.
Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "España": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 

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