Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ballade no. 3 op. 47
Fryderyk Chopin 7:02
2 Impromptu no. 2, op. 36
Fryderyk Chopin 4:49
3 Polonaise no. 6, op. 53 "Heroic"
Fryderyk Chopin 6:16
4 Polonaise no. 9, op. 71 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 6:36
5 Prelude no. 15, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop"
Fryderyk Chopin 3:57
6 Prelude no. 19, op. 28 no. 19
Fryderyk Chopin 1:20
7 Nocturne no. 16, op. 55 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 4:37
8 Mazurka no. 5, op. 7 no. 1
Fryderyk Chopin 1:56
9 Mazurka no. 6, op. 7 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 2:31
10 Mazurka no. 7, op. 7 no. 3
Fryderyk Chopin 1:54
11 Mazurka no. 24, op. 33 no. 3
Fryderyk Chopin 2:06
12 Mazurka no. 17, op. 24 no. 4
Fryderyk Chopin 3:41
13 Mazurka no. 25, op. 33 no. 4
Fryderyk Chopin 4:09
14 Mazurka no. 26, op. 41 no. 1
Fryderyk Chopin 3:02
15 Mazurka no. 31, op. 50 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 3:03
16 Mazurka no. 41, op. 63 no. 3
Fryderyk Chopin 2:16
17 Mazurka no. 44, op. 67 no. 3
Fryderyk Chopin 1:12
18 Mazurka no. 45, op. 67 no. 4
Fryderyk Chopin 2:02
19 Mazurka no. 47, op. 68 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 2:31
20 Berceuse op. 57
Fryderyk Chopin 3:24
21 Waltz no. 3, op. 34 no. 2
Fryderyk Chopin 4:22
22 Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 35: III. Marche funebre. Lent
Fryderyk Chopin 6:10
23 Finale. Presto
Fryderyk Chopin 1:22
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Waltz in D-flat, op. 64 no. 1 'Minute'
Fryderyk Chopin 1:25
2 Etude in g#, op. 25 no. 6
Fryderyk Chopin 1:51
3 Etude in G-flat, op. 10 no. 5 ("Black Keys")
Fryderyk Chopin 1:30
4 Etude In G-flat, op. 25 no. 9 'Butterfly'
Fryderyk Chopin 0:59
5 Etude In C, op. 10 no. 7
Fryderyk Chopin 1:20
6 Etude in c, op. 10 no. 12 'Revolutionary'
Fryderyk Chopin 2:23
7 Hark! Hark! The Lark!
Franz Schubert / Franz Liszt 2:56
8 La Campanella
Franz Liszt 4:03
9 Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2
Franz Liszt 8:46
10 Rondo Favori in E-flat, op. 11
Johann Nepomuk Hummel 3:45
11 Valse Caprice
Anton Rubinstein 4:23
12 Aufforderung zum Tanz
Carl Maria von Weber 8:42
13 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 19 no. 3 'Jagerlied'
Felix Mendelssohn 2:03
14 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 19 no. 6 'Venezianisches Gondellied'
Felix Mendelssohn 2:13
15 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 102 no. 5
Felix Mendelssohn 1:09
16 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 30 no. 6 'Venezianisches Gondellied'
Felix Mendelssohn 3:23
17 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 38 no. 2
Felix Mendelssohn 2:24
18 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 38 no. 6
Felix Mendelssohn 3:16
19 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 53 no. 2 'Widmung'
Felix Mendelssohn 2:28
20 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 53 no. 4
Felix Mendelssohn 2:49
21 Lieder ohne Worte, op. 67 no. 2
Felix Mendelssohn 1:55
22 Scherzo in E minor, op. 16 no. 2
Felix Mendelssohn 2:11
23 Piano Sonata in C-sharp, op. 27 no. 2 'Moonlight': I. Adagio Sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:43
24 Piano Sonata in C-sharp, op. 27 no. 2 'Moonlight': Piano Son in c#, op. 27 no. 2 'Moonlight': II. Allegretto
Fryderyk Chopin 2:18
25 Piano Sonata in C-sharp, op. 27 no. 2 'Moonlight': III. Presto Agitato
Fryderyk Chopin 5:09

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Ignaz Friedman (tracks 1–23)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2, 6, 8–11, 13–20)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834 – 1835) (track 12)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1835 – 1838) (track 21)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 22–23)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1843) (track 7)
dedicated to:
Elise Gavard (track 20)
Auguste Léo (track 3)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 36) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 3)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 20)
arrangements:
Mazurka no. 44 in C major, op. 67 no. 3 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Mazurka no. 45 in A minor, op. 67 no. 4 (violin and piano, arr. Kreisler) (track 18)
Mazurka, op. 33 no. 4 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 13)
Nocturne in E-flat, op. 55 no. 2 (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 7)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 3)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 3)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 5)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 5)
Waltz, op. 34 no. 2 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 21)
is the basis for:
Berceuse (track 11)
Coquette (track 8)
Desecration (track 3)
Faible cœur (track 10)
L'Oiselet (track 19)
Seize ans (track 15)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 3)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 5)
Marche funèbre (track 22)
orchestrations:
Funeral March (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 22)
Les Sylphides: V. Mazurka (orch. by Douglas) (track 17)
Marche funèbre (track 22)
Mazurka no. 17 in B-flat minor, op. 24 no. 4 (orch. Stokowski) (track 12)
part of:
Mazurkas, op. 41 (track 14)
Mazurkas, op. 50 (track 15)
Mazurkas, op. 68 (track 19)
Nocturnes, op. 55 (track 7)
Waltzes, op. 34 (track 21)
Mazurkas, op. 63 (track 16)
Mazurkas, op. 7 (tracks 8–10)
Mazurkas, op. 24 (track 12)
Mazurkas, op. 33 (tracks 11, 13)
Mazurkas, op. 67 (tracks 17–18)
recording of:
revision of:
Mazurka en la mineur (first version of op. 7 no. 2) (track 9)

CD 2

piano:
Ignaz Friedman (tracks 1–25)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2, 4)
Franz Liszt (tracks 8–9)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1801) (tracks 23–25)
Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1804) (track 10)
Felix Mendelssohn (1829) (track 22)
Felix Mendelssohn (1829 – 1830) (tracks 13–14)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831) (track 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1833) (track 5)
Felix Mendelssohn (1833 – 1834) (track 16)
Felix Mendelssohn (1836 – 1837) (tracks 17–18)
Felix Mendelssohn (1839 – 1841) (tracks 19–20)
Felix Mendelssohn (1842 – 1845) (track 15)
Felix Mendelssohn (1843 – 1845) (track 21)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Josephe Rzyszewska (track 10)
orchestrator:
Franz Liszt (track 9)
Franz Doppler (track 9)
part of:
Works of Johann Nepomuk Hummel by opus number (number: op. 11) (track 10)
Works of Carl Maria von Weber by opus number (number: op. 65) (track 12)
arrangements:
Aufforderung zum Tanze, J. 260, Op. 65 (arr. Carl Tausig) (track 12)
Aufforderung zum Tanze, op. 65 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
La Campanella, BV B 68 (arr. Busoni) (track 8)
Lied ohne Worte fis-Moll, op. 67 Nr. 2 (for violin and piano, Hermann) (track 21)
Rondo, op. 11 "Rondo favori" (for violin and piano. arr. Heifetz) (track 10)
Valse, op. 64 no. 1 (The Minute Waltz) (for trombone and piano, Jacobsen) (track 1)
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 1)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (arranged by Michałowski) (track 1)
Waltz no. 7 in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2 (arr. Davydov for piano and cello) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Mephistopheles (track 23)
Moonlight (The Piano Guys) (track 23)
Nautical Twilight (track 16)
Overture (track 23)
What Is Eternal (track 23)
我不會唱歌 (track 8)
月光 (Mondscheinsonate+drumloops) (track 23)
later versions:
orchestration of:
orchestrations:
Aufforderung zum Tanz, J. 260 (orchestrated by Berlioz) (track 12)
Aufforderung zum Tanz, op. 65 (orchestration not indicated) (track 12)
Aufforderung zum Tanz, op. 65 (orchestrated by Weingartner) (track 12)
Moonlight Sonata (orch. Stokowski) (track 23)
Valse-Caprice in E-flat major (orchestrated by Müller-Berghaus) (track 11)
part of:
Waltzes, op. 64 (track 1)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 53 (tracks 19–20)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 19b (tracks 13–14)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 38 (tracks 17–18)
Études, op. 25 (tracks 2, 4)
Études, op. 10 (tracks 3, 5–6)
recording of:
Aufforderung zum Tanze, op. 65 (for piano) (track 12)
Valse-Caprice in E-flat major (for piano) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Can't Stop the Classics (tracks 6, 9)
Hooked on Romance (track 23)
revision of:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 30)
ASIN: US: B00000IX8J [info]