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The Classics - Chopin: Sonata No 2, Etc / Mikhail Pletnev


Release Date: 03/27/2001 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 61836   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 25 Minutes 29 Secs. 
2. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
3. Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 11 Minutes 6 Secs. 
4. Barcarolle for Piano in F sharp major, B 158/Op. 60 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 9 Minutes 38 Secs. 
5. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62: no 2 in E major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 7 Minutes 13 Secs. 
6. Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
7. Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  St. Martin's Church, East Woodhay, UK 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: I. Grave - Doppio movimento
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: II. Scherzo
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: III. Marche funèbre (Lento)
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35: IV. Finale (Presto)
Nocturnes: No. 5 in F sharp Op. 15 No. 2
Nocturnes: No. 18 in E Op. 62 No. 2
Barcarolle in F sharp Op. 60
Nocturnes: C sharp minor Op. posthumous
Nocturnes: No. 13 in C minor Op. 48 No. 1
4 Scherzos: No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 31

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