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Expanded Edition - Favorite Chopin / Vladimir Horowitz


Release Date: 08/03/2004 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 92743   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz
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 Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
2.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33: no 2 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
3.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
4.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
5.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
6.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 4 in C sharp minor, B 74 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Poland 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 6 in B minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
8.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 5 in G flat major "Black Keys" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 1 Minutes 35 Secs. 
9.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY 
Length: 8 Minutes 48 Secs. 
10.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
11.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17: no 4 in A minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
12.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
13.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Venue:  Carnegie Hall, New York City, NY 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
14.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 157/Op. 59: no 3 in F sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
15.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30: no 3 in D flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
16.
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7: no 3 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
17.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41: no 2 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
18.
Scherzo for Piano no 1 in B minor, B 65/Op. 20 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1832; Poland 
Venue:  Columbia 30th St. Studio, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 24 Secs. 
19.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 1 in A flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; Paris, France 
Venue:  New York City, New York, USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
20.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 5 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Venue:  New York City, New York, USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53 "Heroic"
Mazurka in D Major, Op. 33, No. 2
Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2
Polonaise in A Major, Op. 40, No. 1 "Military"
Étude in E Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Étude in C-sharp minor, Op. 10, No. 4
Prélude in B minor, Op. 28, No. 6 "Raindrop"
Étude in G-flat Major, Op. 10, No. 5 "Black Key"
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Waltz in A minor, Op. 34, No. 2
Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4
Étude in C minor, Op. 10, No. 12 "Revolutionary"
Nocturne in F minor, Op. 55, No. 1; Andante
Mazurka in F-sharp minor, Op. 59, No. 3
Mazurka in D-flat Major, Op. 30, No. 3
Mazurka in F minor, Op. 7, No. 3
Mazurka in E minor, Op. 41, No. 2
Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Étude in A-flat Major, Op. 25, No. 1 "Aeolian Harp"
Étude in E minor, Op. 25, No. 5

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