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Chopin Favourites (3 Cd Set) / Idil Biret


Release Date: 01/25/2000 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 503066   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil BiretBernd GlemserMaria Kliegel
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
2.
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 29 Secs. 
3.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
4.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
6.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
7.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
8.
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 1 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
9.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
10.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
11.
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 48 Secs. 
12.
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. 
13.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
14.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Length: 9 Minutes 55 Secs. 
15.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 1 in A flat major, B 95 "L'adieu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 59 Secs. 
16.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
17.
Fantasie for Piano in F minor/A flat major, B 137/Op. 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 13 Minutes 29 Secs. 
18.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
19.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
20.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 40 Secs. 
21.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 55 Secs. 
22.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
23.
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, B 160/Op. 65: 3rd movement, Largo by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Bernd Glemser (Piano), Maria Kliegel (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Notes: An excerpt from the piece is being performed. 
24.
Variations for Piano in A major, B 37 "Souvenir de Paganini" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
25.
Rondo for Piano and Orchestra in F major, Op. 14 "Krakowiak" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Poland 
Length: 16 Minutes 25 Secs. 
26.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/1990 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 43 Minutes 21 Secs. 
27.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Conductor:  Robert Stankovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/1990 
Venue:  House of Arts, Kosice, Slovakia 
Length: 32 Minutes 6 Secs. 
28.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 1 Minutes 45 Secs. 

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