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Chopin: 24 Preludes, Nocturnes, Mazurkas, Scherzo / Maurizio Pollini

Pollini,Maurizio
Release Date: 10/02/2012 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001738502   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Pianist Maurizio Pollini turned 70 on January 5th, 2012 and Deutsche Grammophon celebrates this milestone birthday with a new album of breath-taking Chopin.

Chopin Preludes is a birthday programme of newly recorded solo works: Preludes op.28, four Mazurkas op.30, two Nocturnes op.27, and the Scherzo no 2 Op. 31. Pollini often feature Chopin’s works in his solo recitals. – The Guardian has raved, "he still plays Chopin with the ease that floored even Rubinstein more than 50 years ago..."
Pianist Maurizio Pollini turned 70 on January 5th, 2012 and Deutsche Grammophon celebrates this milestone birthday with a new album of breath-taking Chopin.

Chopin Preludes is a birthday programme of newly recorded solo works: Preludes op.28, four Mazurkas op.30, two Nocturnes op.27, and the Scherzo no 2 Op. 31. Pollini often feature Chopin’s works in his solo recitals. – The Guardian has raved, "he still plays Chopin with the ease that floored even Rubinstein more than 50 years ago..."
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Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
2.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
3.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
4.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 

Sound Samples

24 Préludes, Op.28: 1. in C major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 2. in A minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 3. in G major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 4. in E minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 5. in D major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 6. in B minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 7. in A major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 8. in F sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 9. in E major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 10. in C sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 11. in B major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 12. in G sharp minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 13. in F sharp major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 14. in E flat minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 15. in D flat major ("Raindrop")
24 Préludes, Op.28: 16. in B flat minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 17. in A flat major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 18. in F minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 19. in E flat major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 20. in C minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 21. in B flat major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 22. in G minor
24 Préludes, Op.28: 23. in F major
24 Préludes, Op.28: 24. in D minor
Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1
Nocturne in D flat, Op.27 No.2
Mazurka in C minor, Op.30 No.1
Mazurka No.19 in B minor, Op.30 No.2: Mazurka in B minor, Op.30 No.2
Mazurka No.20 in D flat Op.30 No.3: Mazurka in D flat, Op.30 No.3
Mazurka No.21 in C sharp minor Op.30 No.4: Mazurka in C shapr minor, Op.30 No.4
Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor, Op.31

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