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Piano Book / Lang Lang (Deluxe Edition)


Release Date: 03/29/2019 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002980502  
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachLudwig van BeethovenMax RichterFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Performer:  Lang Lang
Number of Discs: 2 
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With this collection, Lang Lang goes back to his first love - to the pieces that made him want to become a musician in the first place. Rediscovering the most popular and accessible pieces written for learners and lovers of the piano, this album is a journey; of inspiration, of discovery, fantasy and learning. It is a moment for Lang Lang to illuminate these classic pieces as the masterworks they truly are. It is also a reflection on the music that influenced him most during his early childhood, later in life coping with difficult moments, and working with young piano learners around the world.

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Works on This Recording

1.
Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude and Fugue no 1 in C, BWV 846 - Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1722; Cöthen, Germany 
2.
Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1808; Vienna, Austria 
3.
Departure by Max Richter
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
4.
Songs without words, vol 6, Op. 67: no 4, Presto in C major "Spinning Song" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Germany 
5.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
6.
Children's Corner: no 1, Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
7.
Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838-1839; Paris, France 
8.
Sonata for Piano no 16 in C major, K 545 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1788; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Progressive Sonatinas (6) for Piano, Op. 36: no 1 in C Major - II. Andante by Muzio Clementi
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
10.
The School of Velocity, Op. 299: 1. Presto by Carl Czerny
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
11.
Amélie: La Valse d'Amélie by Yann Tiersen
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; France 
12.
Ręverie by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890; France 
13.
Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94: no 3 in F minor by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823-1828; Vienna, Austria 
14.
Lyric Pieces (6), Book 3, Op. 43: no 6, In Springtime by Edvard Grieg
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Norway 
15.
Album für die Jugend, Op. 68: no 8, Wilder Reiter by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Germany 
16.
Villageoises: 2. Staccato by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1933 
17.
The Merry Shepherd Boy by Hu-Wei Huang
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
18.
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence: Merry Chrismas Mr. Lawrence by Ryuichi Sakamoto
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1983; Japan 
19.
The maiden's prayer by Tekla Badarzewska-Baranowska
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1856; Warsaw, Poland 
20.
Variations (12) for Piano in C major on "Ah vous dirai-je maman", K 265 (300e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: Vienna, Austria 
21.
Minuet in G Major, BWV Anh. 114 (App. D) by Christian Petzold
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
22.
Wild Swans: Eliza Aria by Elena Kats-Chernin
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
23.
The Celebrated Chop Waltz by Arthur de Lulli
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
24.
Jasmine Flower by Traditional
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
25.
Danzas argentinas (3), Op. 2: no 2, Danza de la moza donosa by Alberto Ginastera
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Argentina 
26.
Limu Limu Lima by Traditional
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
27.
Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36 "Enigma": Variation 9, Nimrod by Sir Edward Elgar
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898-1899; England 
28.
Arirang by Traditional
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Written: Korea 
29.
Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin
Performer:  Lang Lang (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; USA 

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