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Für Elise - Best Of Romantic Piano Music


Release Date: 03/21/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550647   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Franz SchubertFrédéric ChopinLudwig van BeethovenJohannes Brahms,   ... 
Performer:  Jénö JandóIdil BiretBalázs SzokolayIlona Prunyi,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 935/Op. 142: no 2 in A flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
2. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
3. 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 5 Secs. 
4. 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 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5. Les saisons, Op. 37b: no 6, Juin "Barcarolle" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Ilona Prunyi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1875 - 1876). 
6. 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 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
7. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Klára Körmendi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
8. 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 31 Secs. 
9. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 27 Secs. 
10. Liebesträume for Piano, S 541: no 3, O Lieb, so lang by Franz Liszt
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1850; Weimar, Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
11. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
12. Romance for Piano in F minor, Op. 5 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Ilona Prunyi (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1991 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
13. Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i): 3rd movement, Rondo alla turca by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 39 Secs. 
14. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
15. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Venue:  Tonstudio Van Geest, Heidelberg, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
16. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 3, Lent et grave by Erik Satie
Performer:  Klára Körmendi (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
17. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Jénö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 09/1987 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
18. Hojas de album (6), Op. 165 "Espańa": no 2, Tango by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
Venue:  Italian Institute, Budapest, Hungary 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 

Sound Samples

4 Impromptus, Op. 142, D. 935: Impromptu No. 6 in A flat major, Op. 142/2, D. 935, No. 2
12 Etudes, Op. 10: Etude No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, No. 3
Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, "Fur Elise": Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59 'Für Elise'
16 Waltzes, Op. 39: Waltz in A flat major, Op. 39, No. 15
Les saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b: Les Saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b: No. 6. June: Barcarolle
Lieder ohne Worte (Songs without Words), Book 5, Op. 62: Spring Song from Songs without Words, Op. 62, No. 6
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune from
3 Gymnopedies (arr. A. Miolin): Gymnopédie No. 3
Andante in F major, WoO 57, "Andante favori": Andante in F major, WoO 57, 'Andante favori'
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2
Liebestraume, S541/R211: No. 3. Nocturne in A flat major
4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D. 899: Impromptu in G flat major, Op. 90, No. 3 (D. 899)
Romance in F minor, Op. 5
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major, K. 331: III. Rondo alla turca
Kinderszenen (Scenes of Childhood), Op. 15: Kinderszenen (Scenes of childhood), Op. 15: VII. Traumerei (Dreaming)
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 15 in D flat major, Op. 28, No. 15
Espana, Op. 165: Tango in D major
Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3: Prelude in C sharp minor, Op. 3, No. 2

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