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Chopin: Piano Works, Vol. 3

Chopin / Boris
Release Date: 01/01/2012 
Label:  Ars Produktion   Catalog #: 38503   Spars Code: DDD 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Chopin's oeuvre is extraordinarily manifold. It contains the whole spectrum of feelings that can stir the human soul: from the most subtle and profoundly personal emotions in the nocturnes and mazurkas to those grandiose feelings reflecting the epic of a whole nation in the polonaises and sonatas. Listening to his music is for us like experiencing a miracle. For a born Chopin interpreter is not someone who plays a lot of Chopin, but someone who finds that special "Chopin quality" in his own soul which enables him to discover in his interpretation of Chopin what no-one has discovered before him, but what is in harmony with Chopin's world, Chopin's poetry. Pianist Boris Bloch has a very familiar relationship to Chopin: "Today Read more Chopin represents for me that ivory tower where I seek refuge in these troubled times in which we live." " "Sales Inventory Read less

Sound Samples

Mazurka No. 11 in E minor, Op. 17, No. 2
Mazurka No. 12 in A flat major, Op. 17, No. 3
Mazurka No. 13 in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4
Mazurka No. 15 in C major, Op. 24, No. 2
Mazurka No. 17 in B flat minor, Op. 24, No. 4
Mazurka No. 20 in D flat major, Op. 30, No. 3
Polonaise No. 3 in A major, Op. 40, No. 1, "Military"
Nocturne No. 14 in F sharp minor, Op. 48, No. 2
Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp major, Op. 36
12 Etudes, Op. 10: No. 5 in G flat major, Op. 10, No. 5, "Black Keys"
Waltz No. 5 in A flat major, Op. 42
Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute"
Andante spianato and Grande polonaise brillante, Op. 22: Grande Polonaise Brillante

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