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Horowitz Plays Chopin - Ballades, Preludes, Etudes


Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 90428   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : ARGENTINA   
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Works on This Recording

1. Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Date of Recording: 05/09/1965 
2. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/06/1972 
3. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1971 
4. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 07/06/1972 
5. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 4 in C sharp minor, B 74 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Poland 
Date of Recording: 02/1973 
6. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1971 
7. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 6 in E flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/04/1963 
8. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 8 in F major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Date of Recording: 05/09/1965 
9. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Date of Recording: 07/06/1972 
Notes: This selection is recorded twice. 
10. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1989 
11. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 5 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1989 
12. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 7 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/14/1963 
13. Introduction in C minor and Rondo in E flat major for Piano, B 76/Op. 16 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1971 
14. Nouvelles Etudes (3) for Piano, B 130: no 2 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 04/07/1965 

Sound Samples

Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Prélude in B minor, Op. 28, No. 6 (Instrumental)
Prélude in D-flat Major, Op. 28, No. 15 "Raindrop"
Étude in E Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Étude in C-sharp minor, Op. 10, No. 4
Étude in G-flat Major, Op. 10, No. 5 "Black Key"
Étude No. 6 in E-flat minor, Op. 10
Étude in F Major, Op. 10, No. 8
Etude in C minor, Op. 10. No. 12
Étude in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12 "Revolutionary"
Étude in A-flat Major, Op. 25, No. 1 "Aeolian Harp"
Étude in E minor, Op. 25, No. 5
Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 25, No. 7
Étude No. 2 in A-flat Major from Trois Nouvelles Études
Introduction and Rondo in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23 (Instrumental)

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