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Chopin - Greatest Hits


Release Date: 02/10/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000191802   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir AshkenazyZoltán KocsisClaudio ArrauStanislav Bunin,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
2. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Zoltán Kocsis (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
3. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
4. Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
5. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
6. Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 1 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
7. Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
8. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
9. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
10. Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
11. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
12. Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
13. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March": 3rd movement, Marche funébre by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Martha Argerich (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
14. Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
15. Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Polonaise No.6 in A Flat, Op.53 -"Heroic"
Waltz No.6 in D Flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute"
24 Préludes, Op.28: No.4. in E Minor
Impromptu No.4 in C sharp minor, Op.66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu": Allegro agitato
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 3 In E "Tristesse"
Mazurka No.5 in B flat Op.7 No.1
Polonaise No.3 in A, Op.40 No.1 - "Military"
Nocturne No.1 in B Flat Minor, Op.9 No.1
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 12 in C minor "Revolutionary"
12 Etudes, Op.10: No. 5. in G flat "Black Keys"
24 Préludes, Op.28: 15. in D flat major ("Raindrop")
Waltz No.1 in E flat, Op.18 -"Grande valse brillante"
Piano Sonata No.2 In B Flat Minor, Op.35: 3. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Berceuse in D Flat, Op.57
Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52

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