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Chopin: Impromptus, Fantasie, Etc / Murray Perahia


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 39708   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Perahia is a Chopin interpreter of the highest order. There is an impressive range of color and an imposing sense of order. This is highly poetic playing and an indispensable acquisition for any Chopin collection." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs "Perahia is a Chopin interpreter of the highest order. There is an impressive range of color and an imposing sense of order. This is highly poetic playing and an indispensable acquisition for any Chopin collection." -- The Penguin Guide to Compact Discs & DVDs Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
2. Impromptu for Piano no 2 in F sharp major, B 129/Op. 36 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
3. Impromptu for Piano no 3 in G flat major, b 149/Op. 51 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
4. Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
5. Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
6. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
7. Fantasie for Piano in F minor/A flat major, B 137/Op. 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 29
Impromptu in F-sharp Major, Op. 36
Impromptu in G-flat Major, Op. 51
Fantasie Impromptu in C-sharp minor, Op. 66
Barcarolle in F-sharp Major, Op. 60
Berceuse in D-flat Major, Op. 57
Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49

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