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Chopin: The Piano Works / Vladimir Ashkenazy


Release Date: 06/24/1997 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 443738   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir AshkenazyVovka Ashkenazy
Number of Discs: 13 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 13 Hours 47 Mins. 

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This collection includes both ADD and DDD recordings.
Includes work(s) for piano by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
This collection includes both ADD and DDD recordings.
Includes work(s) for piano by Frédéric Chopin. Soloist: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
2.
Prelude for Piano in C sharp minor, B 141/Op. 45 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
3.
Prelude for Piano in A flat major, B 86 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
4.
Impromptu for Piano no 1 in A flat major, B 110/Op. 29 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
5.
Impromptu for Piano no 2 in F sharp major, B 129/Op. 36 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
6.
Impromptu for Piano no 3 in G flat major, b 149/Op. 51 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
7.
Impromptu for Piano no 4 in C sharp minor, B 87/Op. 66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
8.
Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1835 
9.
Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1839; Paris, France 
10.
Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
11.
Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
12.
Scherzo for Piano no 1 in B minor, B 65/Op. 20 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1832; Poland 
13.
Scherzo for Piano no 2 in B flat minor/D flat major, B 111/Op. 31 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
14.
Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Mallorca (Majorca),  
15.
Scherzo for Piano no 4 in E major, B 148/Op. 54 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
16.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1831; Poland 
17.
Nocturnes (3) for Piano, Op. 15 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-1833 
18.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
19.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 106/Op. 32 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
20.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 37 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1849; Paris, France 
21.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 142/Op. 48 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
22.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 152/Op. 55 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
23.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
24.
Nocturne for Piano in E minor, B 19/Op. 72 no 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
25.
Nocturne for Piano in C sharp minor, B 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830 
Notes: The attribution of this composition to Chopin is doubtful. 
26.
Nocturne for Piano in C minor, B 108 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
27.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 10 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1833; Poland 
28.
Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 25 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1836; Paris, France 
29.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, B 90/Op. 26 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
30.
Polonaises (2) for Piano, Op. 40 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
31.
Polonaise for Piano in F sharp minor, B 135/Op. 44 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1841; Paris, France 
32.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 147/Op. 53 "Heroic" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
33.
Polonaise-fantaisie for Piano in A flat major, B 159/Op. 61 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; Poland 
34.
Polonaises (3) for Piano, Op. 71 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825-1828; Poland 
35.
Polonaise for Piano in B flat minor, B 13 "Adieu" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
36.
Polonaise for Piano in G flat major, B 36 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
37.
Polonaise for Piano in G minor, B 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Poland 
38.
Polonaise for Piano in B flat major, B 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Poland 
39.
Polonaise for Piano in A flat major, B 5 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Poland 
40.
Polonaise for Piano in G sharp minor, B 6 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Poland 
41.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Poland 
42.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831-1838 
43.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 131/Op. 42 "Grande Valse" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France; Paris, France 
44.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Paris, France 
45.
Waltzes (2) for Piano, Op. 69 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1835 
46.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 70 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1841 
47.
Waltz for Piano in E minor, B 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Poland 
48.
Waltz for Piano in E major, B 44 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
49.
Waltz for Piano in A minor, B 150 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1843; Paris, France 
50.
Waltz for Piano in A flat major, B 21 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
51.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 133 "Sostenuto" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
52.
Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 46 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829-1830; Poland 
53.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 60/Op. 6 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Vienna, Austria 
54.
Mazurkas (5) for Piano, B 61/Op. 7 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Vienna, Austria 
55.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 77/Op. 17 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1833; Paris, France 
56.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 89/Op. 24 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834-1835; Paris, France 
57.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 105/Op. 30 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836-1837; Paris, France 
58.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, B 115/Op. 33 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1838; Paris, France 
59.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 41 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1840; Paris, France 
60.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 145/Op. 50 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Paris, France 
61.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 153/Op. 56 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Paris, France 
62.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 157/Op. 59 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Paris, France 
63.
Mazurkas (3) for Piano, B 162/Op. 63 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 
64.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 67 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835-1849; Paris, France 
65.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827-1849 
66.
Mazurka for Piano in A minor, B 140 "A Emile Gaillard" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
67.
Mazurka for Piano in A minor, B 134 "Notre temps" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Paris, France 
68.
Mazurkas (2) for Piano, B 16: no 2 in B flat major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
69.
Mazurkas (2) for Piano, B 16: no 1 in G major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
70.
Mazurka for Piano in A flat major, B 85 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
71.
Mazurka for Piano in C major, B 82 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
72.
Mazurka for Piano in B flat major, B 73 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832 
73.
Mazurka for Piano in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Poland 
74.
Mazurka for Piano in D major, B 4 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1820; Poland 
75.
Mazurkas (4) for Piano, Op. 68: no 4 in F minor, B 168 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Paris, France 
Notes: Ver: Revised 
76.
Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, B 128/Op. 35 "Funeral March" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1839; Paris, France 
77.
Sonata for Piano no 3 in B minor, B 155/Op. 58 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Paris, France 
78.
Fantasie for Piano in F minor/A flat major, B 137/Op. 49 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Paris, France 
79.
Sonata for Piano no 1 in C minor, B 23/Op. 4 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Poland 
80.
Introduction and Variations in E major on a German Air, B 14 "Der Schweizerbub" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
81.
Rondo for Piano in C minor, Op. 1 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Poland 
82.
Ecossaises (3) for Piano, B 12/Op. 72 no 3 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
83.
Rondo for Piano in F major, B 15/Op. 5 "ŕ la Mazur" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Poland 
84.
Funeral March for Piano in C minor, B 10/Op. 72 no 2 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Poland 
85.
Contredanse for Piano in G flat major, B 17 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1827; Poland 
86.
Rondo for 2 Pianos in C major, B 27/Op. 73 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Vovka Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Poland 
87.
Variations for 2 Pianos in D major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Vovka Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
88.
Variations for Piano in A major, B 37 "Souvenir de Paganini" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Poland 
89.
Variations for Piano in B flat major on a theme from Hérold's "Ludovic", B 80/Op. 12 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
90.
Introduction in C minor and Rondo in E flat major for Piano, B 76/Op. 16 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832 
91.
Bolero for Piano in C major/A major, B 81/Op. 19 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Paris, France 
92.
Cantabile for Piano in B flat major, B 84 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1834; Paris, France 
93.
Variations for Piano no 6 in E major on a March by Bellini, B 113 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Paris, France 
94.
Largo for Piano in E flat major, B 109 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1837; Paris, France 
95.
Allegro de concert in A major, B 72/Op. 46 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1841; Paris, France 
96.
Nouvelles Etudes (3) for Piano, B 130 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Paris, France 
97.
Tarantella for Piano in A flat major, B 139/Op. 43 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; 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
Prélude No.25 in C sharp minor, Op.45
Prélude No.26 in A flat, Op.posth.
Impromptu No.1 in A flat, Op.29
Impromptu No.2 in F sharp, Op.36
Impromptu No.3 in G flat, Op.51
Impromptu No.4 in C sharp minor, Op.66 "Fantaisie-Impromptu"
Ballade No.1 in G minor, Op.23
Ballade No.2 in F, Op.38
Ballade No.3 in A flat, Op.47
Ballade No.4 in F minor, Op.52
Scherzo No.1 in B minor, Op.20
Scherzo No.2 in B Flat Minor, Op.31
Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39
Scherzo No.4 in E, Op.54

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