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Chopin: Piano Favourites Vol 2 / Idil Biret


Release Date: 03/16/2004 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8555799   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) for pno by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Idil Biret. Includes work(s) for pno by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Idil Biret. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
2.
Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
3.
Waltz for Piano in E minor, B 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
4.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 17 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
5.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
6.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 20 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
7.
Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
8.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
9.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
10.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
11.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Notes: The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
12.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
13.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
14.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 131/Op. 42 "Grande Valse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France; Paris, France 
15.
Fantasie for Piano in F minor/A flat major, B 137/Op. 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

Waltz No. 14 in E minor, Op. posth.: Waltz No. 14 in E minor
Nocturne No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15, No. 2
Barcarolle, Op. 60: Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 17 in A flat major, Op. 28, No. 17
Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47
24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 20 in C minor, Op. 28, No. 20
Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 13 in A flat major, Op. 25, No. 1, "Harp Study"
Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29
Mazurka No. 13 in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4
Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor, Op. posth.: Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor, BI 49
Scherzo No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31
Etudes, Op. 25: Etude No. 21 in G flat major, Op. 25, No. 9, "Butterfly's Wings"
Waltz No. 5 in A flat major, Op. 42 *: Waltz No. 5 in A flat major, Op. 42, "Grand Valse"
Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49: Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49

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