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Rachmaninov: Chopin Variations Op 22, Corelli Variations Op 42, Preludes Op 23 & 32, Etc / Earl Wild


Release Date: 12/02/2008 
Label:  Ivory Classics   Catalog #: 78002   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei RachmaninovNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovFelix MendelssohnFritz Kreisler
Performer:  Earl Wild
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Variations on a theme of Chopin, Op. 22 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902-1903; Russia 
2. Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op. 42 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1931; USA 
3. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
4. Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: Scherzo by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Germany 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
5. Liebesleid by Fritz Kreisler
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
Notes: Arranger: Sergei Rachmaninov. 
6. Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Russia 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1913).
Composition revised: Russia (1931). 
7. Preludes (10) for Piano, Op. 23 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1903; Russia 
8. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 1 in C major, Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
9. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 2 in B flat minor, Allegretto by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
10. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 3 in E major, Allegro vivace by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
11. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 4 in E minor, Allegro con brio by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
12. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 5 in G major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
13. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 6 in F minor, Allegro appassionato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
14. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 7 in F major, Moderato by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
15. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 8 in A minor, Vivo by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 
16. Preludes (13) for Piano, Op. 32: no 10 in B minor, Lento by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Earl Wild (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Russia 

Sound Samples

Variations on a Theme of Chopin, Op. 22
Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42
Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57 (arr. S. Rachmaninov for piano): Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble-bee (arr. S. Rachmaninov)
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 (arr. S. Rachmaninov): A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61: I. Scherzo (arr. S. Rachmaninov)
Kreisler - Liebesleid
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 (1931 version): I. Allegro agitato - Meno mosso
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 (1931 version): II. Non allegro - Lento - Piu mosso
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 (1931 version): III. Allegro molto - Poco meno mosso - Presto
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 1 in F sharp minor: Largo
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 2 in B flat major: Maestoso
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 3 in D minor: Tempo di minuetto
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 4 in D major: Andante cantabile
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 5 in G minor: Alla marcia
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 6 in E flat major: Andante
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 7 in C minor: Allegro
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 8 in A flat major: Allegro vivace
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 9 in E flat minor: Presto
10 Preludes, Op. 23: No. 10 in G flat major: Largo
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 1 in C major: Allegro vivace
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 2 in B flat minor: Allegretto
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 3 in E major: Allegro vivace
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 4 in E minor: Allegro con brio
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 5 in G major: Moderato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 6 in F minor: Allegro appassionato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 7 in F major: Moderato
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 8 in A minor: Vivo
13 Preludes, Op. 32: No. 10 in B minor: Lento

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