Annotation

AAD. Reissue of a Reader's Digest 1982 LP.

Poor quality transfers.

Annotation last modified on 2018-05-22 07:43 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Polonaise no. 6 in A flat, op. 53
6:17
2 “Raindrop” Prelude, op. 28 no. 15
6:20
3 “Minute” Waltz, op. 64 no. 1
1:45
4 Etude in E, op. 10 no. 3
4:18
5 “Revolutionary” Etude, op. 10 no. 12
2:37
6 Fantaisie‐impromptu, op. 66
4:56
7 Nocturne in E flat, op. 9 no. 2
4:09
8 Mazurka in G, op. 50. no. 1
2:17
9 Mazurka in C, op. 33 no. 3
1:26
10 Nocturne in F sharp, op.15 no. 2
3:43
11 “Butterfly” Etude in G flat, op. 25 no. 9
0:58
12 “Military” Polonaise in A, op. 40 no. 1
4:37

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Michel Block (Belgian-born American pianist) (tracks 5, 10)
Lilian Kallir (track 8)
Dame Moura Lympany (pianist) (tracks 9, 11–12)
Staffan Scheja (track 2)
Abbey Simon (pianist) (tracks 3–4, 6)
Ralph Votapek (track 7)
Earl Wild (track 1)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 8–9, 11)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830 – 1832) (tracks 7, 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1832) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 2)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 12)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (track 3)
dedicated to:
Auguste Léo (track 1)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 6)
arrangements:
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 6)
Military Polonaise (for brass band, Mortimer) (track 12)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2 (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 7)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2: Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2: Andante (for violin and piano, arr. Sarasate) (track 7)
Nocturne, op. 9 no. 2 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 7)
Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 1)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 1)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 2)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 2)
Valse, op. 64 no. 1 (The Minute Waltz) (for trombone and piano, Jacobsen) (track 3)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (catchall work for all unspecified transcriptions. Please do not add an arranger AR to this work, create a new arrangement work instead) (track 3)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (arranged by Michałowski) (track 3)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Berceuse (track 9)
Chopin's Nocturne in E Flat (Greeley adaptation) (track 7)
Desecration (track 1)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR.HELP (FixEight) (track 4)
La Danse (track 8)
My Twilight Dream (track 7)
No Other Love (Chopin adaptation) (track 4)
さびしんぼう (track 4)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 1)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 2)
Chopin w Brazylii (track 7)
Chopin w Chinach (track 4)
Chopin w Indiach (track 6)
Dans la nuit (Sarah Brightman song) (track 4)
orchestrations:
part of:
Mazurkas, op. 50 (track 8)
Polonaises, op. 40 (track 12)
Waltzes, op. 64 (track 3)
Nocturnes, op. 15 (track 10)
Nocturnes, op. 9 (track 7)
Mazurkas, op. 33 (track 9)
Études, op. 25 (track 11)
Études, op. 10 (tracks 4–5)
recording of:
referred to in medleys: