Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Polonaise no. 8 in D minor, op. 71 no. 1
Frédéric Chopin 5:26
2 Polonaise no. 9 in B-flat major, op. 71 no. 2
Frédéric Chopin 7:13
3 Polonaise no. 10 in F minor, op. 71 no. 3
Frédéric Chopin 7:07
4 Polonaise in B-flat minor, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 4:02
5 Polonaise in G-flat major, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 6:52
6 Polonaise in G minor, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 2:40
7 Polonaise in B-flat major, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 3:07
8 Polonaise in A-flat major, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 4:18
9 Polonaise in G-sharp minor, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 6:20
10 Polonaise no. 1 in C-sharp minor, op. 26 no. 1
Frédéric Chopin 7:37
11 Polonaise no. 2 in E-flat minor, op. 26 no. 2
Frédéric Chopin 7:29
12 Polonaise no. 3 in A major, op. 40 no. 1 – “Military”
Frédéric Chopin 5:07
13 Polonaise no. 4 in C minor, op. 40 no. 2
Frédéric Chopin 6:53
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Polonaise no. 5 in F-sharp minor, op. 44
Frédéric Chopin 10:31
2 Polonaise no. 6 in A-flat major, op. 53 – “Heroic”
Frédéric Chopin 6:19
3 Polonaise‐fantaisie in A-flat major, op. 61
Frédéric Chopin 14:00
4 Allegro de Concert in A major, op. 46
Frédéric Chopin 11:37
5 Nouvelle étude in F minor, op. posth. – “Méthode des méthodes”
Frédéric Chopin 1:53
6 Nouvelle étude in A-flat major, op. posth. – “Méthode des méthodes”
Frédéric Chopin 1:31
7 Nouvelle étude in D-flat major, op. posth. – “Méthode des méthodes”
Frédéric Chopin 1:28
8 Tarantelle in A-flat major, op. 43
Frédéric Chopin 3:06
9 Fugue in A minor
Frédéric Chopin 2:10
10 Feuille d’album in E, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 1:19
11 Wiosna, B117 (arr. from op. 74 no. 2)
Frédéric Chopin 0:58
12 2 Bourrées, B160b
Frédéric Chopin 1:09
13 Galop Marquis
Frédéric Chopin 0:44
14 Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57
Frédéric Chopin 5:01
15 Barcarolle in F-sharp major, op. 60
Frédéric Chopin 8:48

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-06) (track 2)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1980-02) (tracks 1, 4, 6–9)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1981-04) (tracks 12–13)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1981-11) (tracks 3, 5)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1983-01) (tracks 10–11)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 1–3, 11, 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1817) (tracks 6–7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1821) (track 8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1822) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1826-07) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1835) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 12)
recorded at:
St. George the Martyr (Queen Square, Holborn) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1981-04) (track 12)
arrangements:
Military Polonaise (for brass band, Mortimer) (track 12)
Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
orchestrations:
part of:
Polonaises, op. 26 (tracks 10–11)
Polonaises, op. 40 (tracks 12–13)
Polonaises, op. 71 (tracks 1–3)
recording of:
Polonaise in C minor, op. 40 no. 2 (1981-04) (track 13)
Polonaise in F minor, op. 71 no. 3 (Fontana version) (1981-11) (track 3)

CD 2

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (tracks 5–14)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-10) (track 15)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1977-02) (track 3)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1981-11) (track 4)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1982-06) (track 1)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1984) (track 2)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1984-12) (track 2)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 3, 8, 12, 12–14)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 11)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 5–7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1840 – 1841) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841 – 1842) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 2)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1843) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1845 – 1846) (track 15)
dedicated to:
Elise Gavard (track 14)
Auguste Léo (track 2)
lyricist:
Stefan Witwicki (track 11)
producer:
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (track 15)
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (tracks 2, 4)
publisher:
Brandus & Cie. (Paris) (1846) (track 15)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1846) (track 15)
Wessel & Co (London) (1846) (track 15)
recorded at:
All Saints' Church (Petersham) in Richmond upon Thames, London, England, United Kingdom (1976-10) (track 15)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 43) (track 8)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 44) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 46) (track 4)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 14)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 60) (track 15)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 61) (track 3)
arrangements:
6 Chants polonais, S. 480: 2. Frühling (Wiosna (#2) in Chopin's Polish Songs) (track 11)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 2)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Desecration (track 2)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 2)
later versions:
Chopin w Armenii (track 11)
orchestrations:
part of:
Pieśni, op. 74 (track 11)
recording of: