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Best Classical Piano Ever / Various
Release Date: 09/18/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 04748   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric ChopinFranz LisztGabriel FauréFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  John OgdonAndré WattsAldo CiccoliniCécile Ousset,   ... 
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  John Ogdon (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2.
Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163: no 4, Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este by Franz Liszt
Performer:  André Watts (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867-1877; Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 44 Secs. 
3.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 28 Secs. 
4.
Impromptu for Piano no 2 in F minor, Op. 31 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 46 Secs. 
5.
Songs without words, vol 1, Op. 19b: no 1, Andante con moto in E major by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Daniel Adni (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
6.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 31 Secs. 
8.
Préludes, Book 1: no 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909-1910; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
9.
Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
10.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
11.
Piano Sonata in C, K 545 'Coronation': 1. Allegro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Christian Zacharias (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
12.
Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique": 2nd movement, Adagio cantabile by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1797-1798; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
13.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Cécile Ousset (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
14.
Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein": 1st movement, Allegro con brio - Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1803-1804 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
15.
Piano Concerto No. 21 in C K 467: 2 Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Stephen Hough (Piano)
Conductor:  Bryden Thomson
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
16.
Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Aria by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Maria Tipo (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
17.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 7 Minutes 16 Secs. 

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