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Piano Greatest Hits


Release Date: 07/13/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000278002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus MozartFrédéric ChopinRobert Schumann,   ... 
Performer:  Claudio ArrauRadu LupuVladimir AshkenazyTamás Vásáry,   ... 
Conductor:  Uri SegalVladimir AshkenazyAndrás Schiff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber OrchestraCleveland OrchestraChamber Orchestra of Europe
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight": 1st movement, Adagio sostenuto by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Claudio Arrau (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467: 2nd movement, Andante by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Conductor:  Uri Segal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1785; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tamás Vásáry (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
5.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Tamás Vásáry (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
6.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Shura Cherkassky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 4 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikita Magaloff (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
8.
Concerto for Piano no 5 in E flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": 2nd movement, Adagio un poco mosso by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1809; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 7, Träumerei by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Radu Lupu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
10.
Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; France 
12.
Arabesques (2) for Piano: no 1 in E major, Andante con moto by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1888-1891; France 
13.
Pavane pour une infante défunte by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
14.
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, Op. 43: Variation 18 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; USA 
15.
Preludes (3) for Piano: no 2 in C sharp minor, Andante con moto e poco rubato by George Gershwin
Performer:  Werner Haas (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cleveland Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; USA 
16.
Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in E flat major, BWV 1031 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1734; Leipzig, Germany 
17.
Concerto for Harpsichord in F minor, BWV 1056: 2nd movement, Largo-Arioso by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  András Schiff (Piano)
Conductor:  András Schiff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1738-1739; Leipzig, Germany 

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