Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata no. 15 in C, K. 545 (Allegro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4:38
2 Piano Sonata no. 11 in A, K. 331 "Alla Turca" (Alla Turca - Allegretto)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3:39
3 Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-sharp minor, op. 27 no. 2 "Moonlight" (Adagio sostentuto)
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:51
4 Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:29
5 Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat, op. 9 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 4:00
6 Mazurka no. 4 in B minor, op. 33
Fryderyk Chopin 5:00
7 Waltz no. 6 in D-flat, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz"
Fryderyk Chopin 1:41
8 Polonaise no. 6 in A-flat, op. 53
Fryderyk Chopin 6:32
9 Moments Musicaux, op. 94, D. 780 (No. 3 in F minor)
Franz Schubert 1:50
10 Impromptus, D. 935, op. 142 (No. 2 in A-flat)
Franz Schubert 5:07
11 Traumerei
Robert Schumann 2:34
12 Three Romances, Op. 28 (Einfach)
Robert Schumann 3:54
13 Rondo Capriccioso, op. 14
Felix Mendelssohn 6:31
14 Songs Without Words, op. 62 (Spring Song)
Felix Mendelssohn 2:08
15 Liebestraum no. 3, op. 62
Franz Liszt 4:54
16 Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C-sharp minor
Franz Liszt 8:57
17 Lyric Pieces (Notturno, op. 54 no. 4)
Edvard Grieg 4:05
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Islamev
Mily Balakirev 7:58
2 Rhapsodie no. 2 in G minor, op. 79
Johannes Brahms 6:33
3 Etude in C-sharp minor, op. 42 no. 5
Alexander Scriabin 3:34
4 Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff 4:19
5 Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5
Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:45
6 Prelude in G, op. 32 no. 5
Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:21
7 Goyescas, Book 1 (Quejas o La maja y el ruisenor)
Enrique Granados 6:43
8 Gymnopedie No. 1
Erik Satie 3:13
9 Clair de Lune
Claude Debussy 4:46
10 Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Claude Debussy 2:49
11 Etude no. 11 Pour les Arpeges Composes
Claude Debussy 4:13
12 Jeux d'eau
Maurice Ravel 5:28
13 Pavane for a Dead Princess
Maurice Ravel 6:04
14 Le Tombeau de Couperin (Toccata)
Maurice Ravel 3:40
15 Allegro barbaro, BB 63, Sz 49
Béla Bartók 2:33
16 Toccata in C, op. 11
Sergei Prokofiev 4:09
17 Prelude in C-sharp minor
George Gershwin 3:35
18 Prelude no. 23 in F, op. 34
Dmitri Shostakovich 1:22
19 Prelude no. 24 in D minor, op. 34
Dmitri Shostakovich 1:06

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1778) (track 2)
piano:
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (track 3)
Wilhelm Backhaus (pianist) (track 13)
Daniel Barenboim (track 14)
Alfred Brendel (tracks 4, 11)
Шура Черкасский (Shura Cherkassky, American pianist) (track 8)
Misha Dichter (track 16)
Ingrid Haebler (track 2)
Wilhelm Kempff (track 12)
Nikita Magaloff (track 6)
内田光子 (pianist) (track 9)
Tamás Vásáry (track 7)
Tamás Vásáry (1965-04) (track 5)
Wilhelm Kempff (1965-09) (track 10)
Jorge Bolet (Cuban-born American virtuoso pianist and teacher, 1914–1990) (1972 – 1973) (track 15)
Emil Gilels (1974-06) (track 17)
Jorge Bolet (Cuban-born American virtuoso pianist and teacher, 1914–1990) (1982-09) (track 15)
Mitsuko Uchida (pianist) (1983-10) (track 1)
arranger:
Franz Liszt (tracks 15, 15)
balance engineer:
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (track 5)
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1965-09) (track 10)
Klaus Scheibe (editor/engineer) (1974-06) (track 17)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1982-09) (track 15)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 6)
Franz Liszt (track 16)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (track 9)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1783) (track 2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1788) (track 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (track 3)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1808 – 1810) (track 4)
Felix Mendelssohn (1824) (track 13)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1827) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830 – 1832) (track 5)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1838) (track 11)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 8)
Felix Mendelssohn (1842 – 1844) (track 14)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (track 7)
Franz Liszt (1850) (tracks 15, 15)
Edvard Grieg (1891) (track 17)
dedicated to:
Auguste Léo (track 8)
producer:
Günther Breest (track 17)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (track 1)
Peter Wadland (track 15)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (track 5)
Otto Ernst Wohlert (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1965) (track 5)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1966) (tracks 5, 10)
recorded at:
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1965-04) (track 5)
Beethovensaal (Hannover) in Hanover, Niedersachsen, Germany (1965-09) (track 10)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1974-06) (track 17)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-09) (track 15)
Henry Wood Hall (London) in London, England, United Kingdom (1983-10) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Felix Mendelssohn by opus number (number: op. 14) (track 13)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 8)
Kinsky catalogue (Beethoven WoO works) (number: WoO 59) (track 4)
arrangement of:
O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298/2 (second version) (tracks 15, 15)
arrangements:
For Aleeza (Beethoven's "Für Elise" • an abridged arrangement) (track 4)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: No. 7. Träumerei (for string quartet and piano, arr. Paul Cassidy) (track 11)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for violin and piano, arr. Catherine) (track 11)
Liebestraum As-Dur "Oh Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst", S. 541 Nr. 3 (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 15, 15)
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (for violin and piano, Hermann) (track 14)
Lyriske stykker, hefte V, op. 54: No. 4: Notturno (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Mazurka, op. 33 no. 4 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 6)
Moment musical in F minor, D. 780 no. 3 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Moment musicaux, op. 94 no. 3 (Leschetizky arr.) (track 9)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2 (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 5)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2: Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2: Andante (for violin and piano, arr. Sarasate) (track 5)
Nocturne, op. 9 no. 2 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 5)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 8)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 8)
Valse, op. 64 no. 1 (The Minute Waltz) (for trombone and piano, Jacobsen) (track 7)
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 7)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (arranged by Michałowski) (track 7)
Waltz no. 7 in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2 (arr. Davydov for piano and cello) (track 7)
エリーゼのために (フォーバブルボウズ) (track 4)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Chopin's Nocturne in E Flat (Greeley adaptation) (track 5)
Desecration (tracks 8, 16)
Ebony Rhapsody (track 16)
L'Alcool (track 16)
Liebesträume (german vocals) (tracks 15, 15)
Mephistopheles (track 3)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 3)
My Twilight Dream (track 5)
Overture (track 3)
Passion Flower (track 4)
Ragtime alla Turca (track 2)
Today, Tomorrow & Forever (tracks 15, 15)
What Is Eternal (track 3)
イヴの誘惑 (track 4)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 3)
熱情的花朵 (track 4)
later parody versions:
Mozart avec nous (track 2)
Oliver Cromwell (track 8)
later versions:
6 Moments musicaux for Piano, op. 94, D. 780: No. 3 (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 9)
Chopin w Brazylii (track 5)
給愛麗斯 (track 4)
orchestrations:
Chanson du printemps (orchestrated by Guiraud) (track 14)
Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C-sharp minor, S. 244 no. 2 (for orchestra, arr. Müller-Berghaus) (track 16)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by R. Tilling) (track 11)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by Herbeck) (track 11)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by Josef Strauss) (track 11)
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 3)
Turkish March (track 2)
part of:
Waltzes, op. 64 (track 7)
Nocturnes, op. 9 (track 5)
Liebesträume, S. 541 (tracks 15, 15)
Mazurkas, op. 33 (track 6)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 62 (for piano) (track 14)
recording of:
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for piano) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)

CD 2

premiered in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1902-04-05) (track 13)
piano:
Martha Argerich (tracks 2, 12, 16)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (tracks 6, 13)
Шура Черкасский (Shura Cherkassky, American pianist) (track 4)
Jörg Demus (track 9)
Werner Haas (classical pianist, NOT the 50s schlager singer Werner Hass) (track 17)
Julius Katchen (track 1)
Zoltán Kocsis (track 15)
Alicia de Larrocha (track 7)
Olli Mustonen (tracks 18–19)
Святослав Теофилович Рихтер (Sviatoslav Richter, pianist) (track 5)
Pascal Rogé (pianist) (tracks 8, 14)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1978-06) (track 10)
Alexis Weissenberg (1985-01 – 1985-02) (track 11)
balance engineer:
Klaus Hiemann (German audio) (tracks 10–11)
composer:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 1)
Enrique Granados (track 7)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (track 14)
Johannes Brahms (1879) (track 2)
Erik Satie (French composer) (1888-02 – 1888-04) (track 8)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 9)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1899) (track 13)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1901) (track 12)
Claude Debussy (1909-12 – 1910-02) (track 10)
Béla Bartók (composer) (1911) (track 15)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1912) (track 16)
Claude Debussy (1915-07-23 – 1915-09-29) (track 11)
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович (composer) (1932-12-30 – 1933-03-02) (tracks 18–19)
dedicated to:
Joseph de Marliave (track 14)
producer:
Karl Faust (producer) (track 10)
Cord Garben (track 10)
Werner Mayer (classical producer) (track 11)
premiered at:
[concert] (1910-06-02) (track 10)
[concert] (1916-11-21) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (track 10)
premiered at:
Salle Pleyel (1839-1927) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1902-04-05) (track 12)
recorded at:
Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Germany (1978-06) (track 10)
Friedrich-Ebert-Halle in Hamburg, Germany (1985-01 – 1985-02) (track 11)
part of:
Works of Mily Balakirev by opus number (number: op. 18) (track 1)
Works of Sergei Prokofiev by opus number (number: op. 11) (track 16)
Bartók Béla válogatott zenei írásai (number: Sz. 49) (track 15)
Béla Bartók's Works (BB) (number: BB 63) (track 15)
arrangements:
24 Preludes, op. 34 no. 23: Moderato in F major (for viola and piano, arr. Auerbach) (track 18)
24 Preludes, op. 34 no. 24: Allegretto in D minor (for viola and piano, arr. Auerbach) (track 19)
24 Preludes, op. 34, no. 23: Moderato in F major (for violin and piano, arr. Auerbach) (track 18)
24 Preludes, op. 34: No. 24. Allegretto in D minor (for violin and piano, arr. Tsyganov) (track 19)
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 9)
Goyescas, H.64, No. 4: Quejas o la maja y el ruiseñor (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Gymnopédie Nº 1 (simplified piano arrangement by Hans-Günter Heumann) (track 8)
La fille aux cheveux de lin (for violin and piano, arr. Hartmann) (track 10)
Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3: no. 2 Prélude in C-sharp minor (2-piano version by composer) (track 4)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for flute and harp arr. by Quinto Maganini) (track 13)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for saxophone and orchestra, Nodaira) (track 13)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (for organ, Vierne) (track 4)
Prelude in G minor (for violin, arr. by Ernst Schliephake) (track 5)
Première Gymnopédie: Lent et douloureux (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 9)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 9)
Toccata in D minor, op. 11 (for organ, Guillou) (track 16)
is the basis for:
Carry (track 10)
Dawn (track 9)
Drifting, Dreaming (track 8)
The Lamp Is Low (1939 song) (track 13)
later versions:
Islamey (for two pianos, Yoffe) (track 1)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (arrangement for 48 violas) (track 13)
The Barbarian (track 15)
Trois Gymnopedies (first movement) (Gary Numan version) (track 8)
orchestrations:
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (orchestrated by Casella) (track 1)
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (orch. Gamley) (track 1)
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 9)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 9)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 9)
Gymnopédie no. 1: Lent et douloureux (orchestrated by Lenehan & Kennedy) (track 8)
Gymnopédies: II. Lent et douloureux (Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1 orchestrated by Debussy) (track 8)
Le tombeau de Couperin: Toccata. Vif (orch. Zoltán Kocsis) (track 14)
Oriental Fantasy, op. 18 "Islamey" (orchestrated by Lyapunov) (track 1)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (orchestrated version) (track 13)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 4)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 4)
Prelude in G major, op. 32 no. 5 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 6)
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 5)
Preludes in C-sharp minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 4)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 9)
part of:
Gymnopédies (track 8)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 9)
Goyescas, H.64 (piano suite) (track 7)
8 Études, op. 42 (track 3)
Le tombeau de Couperin (for solo piano) (track 14)
Préludes, Livre I, L. 117, CD 125 (part of collection) (track 10)
Douze Études, pour piano, L. 136, CD 143 (part of collection) (track 11)
24 Preludes, op. 34 (tracks 18–19)
recording of:
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (for solo piano, original version) (track 1)
Jeux d'eau (track 12)
Le tombeau de Couperin: VI. Toccata (for solo piano) (track 14)
Pavane pour une infante défunte (for solo piano) (track 13)
Études, L. 136: XI. Pour les arpèges composés (1985-01 – 1985-02) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:

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