Perfect Piano: Best Loved Classical Piano Music / Various

Release Date: 2/28/2020
Label: Naxos
Catalog Number: 8578180
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
This new release is part of the Best Loved series, covering a substantial selection of iconic and entertaining works from the Naxos catalogue. This series will be accompanied by supplementary online playlists. Includes Beethoven’s Für Elise, Rachmaninov’s Prelude in C sharp minor, and works by John Field and Schumann, taken from top recordings such as Idil Biret’s acclaimed Chopin edition, Jeno Jandó’s Schubert Impromptus (8.550260), and Boris Giltburg’s Beethoven Sonatas (8.573400).
Works on This Recording
1. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor, WoO 59 "Für Elise" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1808 ; Vienna, Austria
2. Preludes (24) for Piano, Op. 28: no 15 in D flat major "Raindrop" by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838-1839 ; Paris, France
3. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Theme "Aria" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Baroque
Written: 1741-1742 ; Nuremberg, Germany
4. Lyric Pieces (6), Book 8, Op. 65: no 6, Wedding day at Trolhaugen by Edvard Grieg
Performer: Einar Steen-Nökleberg (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897 ; Norway
5. Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer: François-Joël Thiollier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1890/1905 ; France
6. Grandes Etudes (6) de Paganini, S 141: no 3 in G sharp minor by Franz Liszt
Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Weimar, Germany
7. Nocturne for Piano no 2 in C minor, H 25 by John Field
Performer: Benjamin Frith (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1812 ; England
8. Jeux d'eau by Maurice Ravel
Performer: François-Joël Thiollier (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1901 ; France
9. Rakoczy March, Anh III/10 by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Germany
10. Sonata for Piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique" by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer: Boris Giltburg (Piano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1797-1798 ; Vienna, Austria
11. Nocturnes (3) for Piano, B 54/Op. 9: no 1 in B flat minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830-1831 ; Poland
12. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Stefan Veselka (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1894 ; Bohemia
13. Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144: no 3 in D flat Major, Un sospiro by Franz Liszt
Performer: William Wolfram (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1848 ; Weimar, Germany
14. Kinderszenen, Op. 15: no 1, Von fremden Ländern und Menschen by Robert Schumann
Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1838 ; Germany
15. Waltzes (3) for Piano, B 164/Op. 64: no 2 in C sharp minor by Frédéric Chopin
Performer: Idil Biret (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Paris, France
16. Gymnopédies (3) for Piano: no 1, Lent et douloureux by Erik Satie
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; France
17. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Eldar Nebolsin (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Russia
18. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1827 ; Vienna, Austria
19. Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3: no 2, Prélude in C sharp minor by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer: Eldar Nebolsin (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Russia
20. Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90: no 3 in G flat major by Franz Schubert
Performer: Jenö Jandó (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1827 ; Vienna, Austria
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