Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543: I. Prelude
Johann Sebastian Bach / Franz Liszt 3:18
2 Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543: II. Fugue
Johann Sebastian Bach / Franz Liszt 6:04
3 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "Tempest": I. Largo – Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:47
4 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "Tempest": II. Adagio
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:55
5 Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "Tempest": III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:50
6 Impromptu in E flat No. 2, D 899
Franz Schubert 4:20
7 Waltz Op. 39 No. 15 in A-flat major
Johannes Brahms 1:45
8 Waltz Op. 39 No. 1 in B major
Johannes Brahms 0:48
9 Waltz Op. 39 No. 2 in E major
Johannes Brahms 1:27
10 Waltz Op. 39 No. 6 in C-sharp major
Johannes Brahms 0:57
11 Schulz-Evler Arabesques on 'An der schönen, blauen Donau'
Johann Strauss II 7:11
12 Liebestraum No. 3 in A flat
Franz Liszt 4:30
13 Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D flat
Franz Liszt 7:11
14 Consolation No. 5 in E (Andantino)
Franz Liszt 2:33
15 Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
Franz Liszt 5:30
16 'Rigoletto' Paraphrase
Franz Liszt 5:49
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ballade No. 1 in G minor
Frédéric Chopin 9:26
2 Impromptu No. 1 in A-flat
Frédéric Chopin 3:46
3 Waltz in E minor
Frédéric Chopin 2:50
4 Waltz in A minor
Frédéric Chopin 5:16
5 Mazurka in A minor
Frédéric Chopin 2:37
6 Etude in E
Frédéric Chopin 3:55
7 Etude in F
Frédéric Chopin 1:45
8 Etude in G
Frédéric Chopin 1:33
9 Etude in G-flat
Frédéric Chopin 2:34
10 Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: I. Grave
Frédéric Chopin 5:20
11 Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: II. Scherzo
Frédéric Chopin 6:09
12 Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: III. Marche funebre. Lento
Frédéric Chopin 7:44
13 Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: IV. Finale. Presto
Frédéric Chopin 1:27
14 Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor
Frédéric Chopin 7:16

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Byron Janis (tracks 1–16)
piano arranger:
Franz Liszt (1850) (tracks 1–2)
arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 12)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–2)
Franz Liszt (tracks 13–16)
Adolf Schulz-Evler (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801 – 1802) (tracks 3–5)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1827) (track 6)
Franz Liszt (1850) (track 12)
Johannes Brahms (1865) (tracks 7–10)
part of:
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 434) (track 16)
arrangement of:
16 Waltzes, op. 39: No. 15 in A-flat major (for piano four hands) (tracks 7–8)
O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298/2 (second version) (track 12)
arrangements:
Andantino, 672d/3 (for organ or harmonium) (track 14)
Impromptu in E-flat major, S. 565b no. 1 (edited by Liszt) (track 6)
Study for the Left Hand, Anh. IV/2: Impromptu in E-flat major (arr. of Franz Schubert's Impromptu D. 899 no. 2) (track 6)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Liebesträume (german vocals) (track 12)
orchestrations:
part of:
16 Waltzes, op. 39 (for solo piano) (tracks 7–10)
recording of:
Waltzes, op. 39: No. 2 in E major (for solo piano) (track 9)
revision of:
Consolation in E major, S. 171a no. 5: Andantino (first, less common version) (track 14)
version of:
16 Waltzes, op. 39: No. 2 in E major (for piano four hands) (track 9)
16 Waltzes, op. 39: No. 6 in C-sharp major (for piano four hands) (track 10)

CD 2

piano:
Byron Janis (tracks 1–14)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2, 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (tracks 3, 8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831 – 1835) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1832) (track 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1835 – 1838) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 10–14)
dedicated to:
Adolphe Gutmann (track 14)
Nathaniel von Stockhausen (Hanover ambassador to France) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 23) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 29) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 39) (track 14)
arrangements:
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (for violin and piano, Ysaÿe) (track 1)
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (for Violin and Piano, Yokoyama) (track 1)
Waltz, op. 34 no. 2 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 4)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
is the basis for:
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR.HELP (FixEight) (track 6)
No Other Love (Chopin adaptation) (track 6)
さびしんぼう (track 6)
later versions:
Chopin w Chinach (track 6)
Dans la nuit (Sarah Brightman song) (track 6)
Marche funèbre (track 12)
orchestrations:
Funeral March (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 12)
Marche funèbre (track 12)
part of:
Waltzes, op. 34 (track 4)
Études, op. 25 (track 7)
Études, op. 10 (tracks 6, 8–9)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 50)
ASIN: US: B00000I0LE [info]