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Chopin: Piano Masterpieces

Chopin / Pires / Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Release Date: 08/27/2013 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 2564651479   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao PiresElisabeth LeonskajaNikolai LuganskyFrancois-René Duchable,   ... 
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 49 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
2.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 2 in E flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
3.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 2 in A minor, B 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
Length: 5 Minutes 8 Secs. 
4.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano), Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
5.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
6.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Sultanov (Piano), Alexei Sultanov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
Length: 9 Minutes 42 Secs. 
7.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 1 in A flat major, B 95 "L'adieu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
8.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15: no 2 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
9.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69: no 2 in B minor, B 35 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
10.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Cyprien Katsaris (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
Length: 9 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32: no 1 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano), Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70: no 1 in G flat major, B 92 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
13.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 7 in A major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano), Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 58 Secs. 
14.
Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Lubimov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
15.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 1 in A major, B 120 "Military" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  György Sebök (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Poland 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
16.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 1 in D flat major "Minute Waltz" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maria-Joao Pires (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
17.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 13 in F sharp major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
18.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 3 in E major, B 74 "Tristesse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 32 Secs. 
19.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
20.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Alexei Lubimov (Piano), Alexei Lubimov (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 3 Secs. 
21.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 12 in C minor, B 67 "Revolutionary" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky (Piano), Boris Berezovsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
22.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55: no 1 in F minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano), Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 25 Secs. 
23.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40: no 2 in C minor, B 121 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano), Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
24.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25: no 9 in G flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
25.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 5 in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nikolai Lugansky (Piano), Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
Length: 0 Minutes 32 Secs. 
26.
Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano), Nelson Freire (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
27.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48: no 1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 
28.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10: no 8 in F major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Boris Berezovsky (Piano), Boris Berezovsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
29.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nelson Freire (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
30.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
Length: 10 Minutes 31 Secs. 
31.
Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano), Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
Length: 39 Minutes 33 Secs. 
32.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, B 43/Op. 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Elisabeth Leonskaja (Piano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Ashkenazy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
Length: 32 Minutes 16 Secs. 

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