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Katia & Marielle Labèque - Piano Fantasy


Release Date: 10/14/2003 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 000122102   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsAntonín DvorákGeorges BizetGabriel Fauré,   ... 
Performer:  Katia LabèqueMarielle Labèque
Conductor:  Riccardo ChaillySeiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque SistersCleveland OrchestraBoston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 6 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 6 Hours 33 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by Manuel de Falla. Ensemble: Lebèque Sisters. Soloists: Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque. Includes work(s) by Manuel de Falla. Ensemble: Lebèque Sisters. Soloists: Katia Labèque, Marielle Labèque. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Hungarian Dances (21) for Piano 4 hands, WoO 1 by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1880; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1981 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 51 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
2.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  Forde Abbey, Chard, Dorset, England 
Length: 31 Minutes 51 Secs. 
3.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 72/B 145 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1990 
Venue:  Forde Abbey, Chard, Dorset, England 
Length: 36 Minutes 11 Secs. 
4.
Jeux d'enfants, Op. 22 by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 21 Minutes 47 Secs. 
5.
Dolly, Op. 56 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1897; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 16 Minutes 45 Secs. 
6.
Ma mère l'oye by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/1985 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 17 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: France (1908 - 1910). 
7.
Le bal masqué: Capriccio for 2 Pianos by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1989 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8.
L'embarquement pour Cythère for 2 Pianos by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1989 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
9.
Scaramouche, Op. 165b by Darius Milhaud
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1989 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10.
La vida breve: Spanish Dance no 1 by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gustave Samazeuilh 
11.
La vida breve: Spanish Dance no 2 by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Gustave Samazeuilh 
12.
El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Mario Bragiotti 
13.
Andalucia "Suite Española": 6th movement, Malagueña by Ernesto Lecuona
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Cuba 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Grace Helen Nash 
14.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Isaac Albeniz 
15.
Serenata española, Op. 181 by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; London, England 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Cadiz" (Op 47,
no 4) nine years after the composer's death. 
16.
Morceaux charactéristiques (2), Op. 164: no 1, Jota aragonesa by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Isaac Albeniz 
17.
Cantos de España, Op. 232: no 5, Seguidillas by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This piece was added to the Suite española and retitled "Castilla" (Op 47
no 7) nine years after the composer's death. 
18.
Pavana capricho, Op. 12 by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Barcelona, Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Isaac Albeniz 
19.
Suite Iberia, Book 2: no 3, Triana by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Enrique Granados 
20.
Suite Iberia: no 13, Navarra [unfinished] by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Frank Marshall 
21.
Andalusian Dances for Piano 4 hands by Manuel Infante
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921; Spain 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 14 Minutes 55 Secs. 
22.
Capriccio italien, Op. 45 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 13 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 
23.
Fantasy for 2 Pianos in A minor by Alexander Scriabin
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 49 Secs. 
24.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 20c, Act 3 - Danse russe by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Claude Debussy 
25.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 21, Act 3 - Danse espagnole by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Claude Debussy 
26.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 22, Act 3 - Danse napolitaine by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Claude Debussy 
27.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 18, Act 2 - Panorama by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sergei Rachmaninoff 
28.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 7, Act 1 - Valse by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sergei Rachmaninoff 
29.
Marche slave, Op. 31 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Alexandra Batalina 
30.
Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters,  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1985 
Venue:  Cleveland, Ohio 
Length: 15 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: George Gershwin
This selection is an ADD recording. 
31.
Concerto for Piano in F major by George Gershwin
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1980 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 30 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD recording. 
32.
Concerto for 2 Pianos in D minor by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Conductor:  Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters,  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; France 
Date of Recording: 04/1989 
Venue:  Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 20 Minutes 9 Secs. 
33.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 4h, Prologue - Variation 6, Lilac Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sergei Rachmaninoff 
34.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 9a, Act 1 - Pas d'action "'Rose' Adagio" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sergei Rachmaninoff 
35.
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66: no 25, Act 3 - Pas de caractère, Puss-in-Boots and the White Cat by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Sergei Rachmaninoff 
36.
Élégie for Piano, FP 175 by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Labèque Sisters
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; France 
Date of Recording: 06/1989 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 1 in G minor (Allegro molto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 2 in D minor (Allegro non assai)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 3 in F (Allegretto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 4 in F minor (Poco sostenuto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 5 in F sharp minor (Allegro)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 6 in D flat (Vivace)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 7 in A (Allegretto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 8 in A minor (Presto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 9 in E minor (Allegro non troppo)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 10 in E (Presto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 11 in A minor (Poco andante)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 12 in D minor (Presto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 13 in D (Andantino grazioso)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 14 in D minor (Un poco andante)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 15 in B flat (Allegretto grazioso)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 16 in F minor (Con moto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 17 in F sharp minor (Andantino)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 18 in D (Molto vivace)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 19 in B minor (Allegretto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 20 in E minor (Poco allegretto)
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1 - 21 - for Piano Duet: No. 21 in E minor (Vivace)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 1. No.1 in C (Presto)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 2. No.2 in E minor (Allegretto scherzando)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 3. No.3 in D (Allegretto scherzando)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 4. No.4 in F (Tempo di menuetto)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 5. No.5 in A (Allegro vivace)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 6. No.6 in A flat (Poco allegro)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 7. No.7 in C minor (Allegro assai)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.46 - For Piano Duet: 8. No.8 in G minor (Presto)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 1. No.1 in B (Molto vivace)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 2. No.2 in E minor (Allegretto grazioso)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 3. No.3 in F (Allegro)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 4. No.4 in D flat (Allegretto grazioso)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 5. No.5 in B flat minor (Poco adagio)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 6. No.6 in B flat (Moderato)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 7. No.7 in C (Presto)
8 Slavonic Dances, Op.72 - For Piano Duet: 8. No.8 in A flat (Lento grazioso, quasi tempo di valse

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