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Chopin: Complete Mazurkas / Frederic Chiu


Release Date: 05/09/2000 
Label:  Harmonia Mundi   Catalog #: 907247/48   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (7-8/00, p.106) - "Chiu plays the Mazurkas with an abundance of veiled emotion and a wealth of subtlety...with masterly brush strokes....His perfectly idiomatic piano tone...and pedalling help to project the mood of these pieces....Highly recommendable..."
Includes mazurka(s) for pno by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Frederic Chiu.
REVIEWS:
American Record Guide (7-8/00, p.106) - "Chiu plays the Mazurkas with an abundance of veiled emotion and a wealth of subtlety...with masterly brush strokes....His perfectly idiomatic piano tone...and pedalling help to project the mood of these pieces....Highly recommendable..."
Includes mazurka(s) for pno by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Frederic Chiu. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 60/Op. 6 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
2. Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
3. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 13 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 89/Op. 24 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 12 Minutes 26 Secs. 
5. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 10 Minutes 10 Secs. 
6. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 12 Minutes 19 Secs. 
7. Mazurka for Piano in A minor, B 140 "A Emile Gaillard" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
8. Mazurka for Piano in A minor, B 134 "Notre temps" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
9. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1840; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 9 Minutes 28 Secs. 
10. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 145/Op. 50 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 10 Minutes 38 Secs. 
11. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 153/Op. 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 12 Minutes 52 Secs. 
12. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 157/Op. 59 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 10 Minutes 34 Secs. 
13. Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 6 Minutes 15 Secs. 
14. Mazurka for Piano in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
15. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 2 in A minor, B 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
16. Mazurka for Piano in G, B 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
17. Mazurka for Piano in D major, B 4 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1820; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
18. Mazurka for Piano in B flat major, B 73 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 7 Secs. 
19. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 1 in C major, B 38 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
20. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 3 in F major, B 34 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 39 Secs. 
21. Mazurka for Piano in D major, B 71 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Poland 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
22. Mazurka for Piano in C major, B 82 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
23. Mazurka for Piano in A flat major, B 85 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
24. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835-1849; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 7 Minutes 45 Secs. 
25. Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 4 in F minor, B 168 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Frederic Chiu (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound Studios, Nicasio, CA 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 

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