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Purple Classics Presents: Timeless Piano Favorites


Release Date: 06/17/2016 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8578324   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van BeethovenJohann Sebastian BachMaurice RavelWolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Balázs SzokolayJenö JandóFrançois-Joël ThiollierIdil Biret
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Naxos, the world's leading classical music group, supports the Alzheimer's Association with the release of the Purple Classics series. Each release in this new series of 10 recordings features approximately 2 hours of classical music on 2 CDs. For every CD sold through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate $.50 to the Alzheimer's Association, with a minimum donation of $25,000,to advance their efforts in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Balázs Szokolay (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1741-1742; Nuremberg, Germany 
3.
Jeux d'eau by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  François-Joël Thiollier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1901; France 
4.
Sonata for Piano no 15 in D major, Op. 28 "Pastoral": 1st movement, Allegro by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1781-1783; Vienna, Austria 
6.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  François-Joël Thiollier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
7.
Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Vienna, Austria 
8.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, Op. 27: no 2 in D flat major, B 96 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Paris, France 
9.
La plus que lente by Claude Debussy
Performer:  François-Joël Thiollier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910; France 
10.
Andante spianato et Grand polonaise brillante in E flat major, Op. 22: Andante spianato by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830-31; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 no 2 "Moonlight" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1801; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Nocturnes (2) for Piano, B 161/Op. 62: no 1 in B major by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Paris, France 

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