Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 1 in C major: Agitato
Frédéric Chopin 0:32
2 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 2 in A minor: Lento
Frédéric Chopin 2:09
3 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 3 in G major: Vivace
Frédéric Chopin 0:51
4 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 4 in E minor: Largo
Frédéric Chopin 1:51
5 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 5 in D major: Allegro molto
Frédéric Chopin 0:29
6 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 6. in B minor: Lento assai
Frédéric Chopin 1:46
7 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 7 in A major: Andantino
Frédéric Chopin 0:44
8 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 8 in F‐sharp minor: Molto agitato
Frédéric Chopin 1:29
9 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 9 in E major: Largo
Frédéric Chopin 1:30
10 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 10 in C‐sharp minor: Allegro molto
Frédéric Chopin 0:24
11 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 11 in B major: Vivace
Frédéric Chopin 0:32
12 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 12 in G‐sharp minor: Presto
Frédéric Chopin 0:57
13 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 13 in F‐sharp major: Lento
Frédéric Chopin 2:44
14 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 14 in E‐flat minor: Allegro
Frédéric Chopin 0:29
15 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 15 in D‐flat major: Sostenuto
Frédéric Chopin 4:56
16 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 16 in B‐flat minor: Presto con fuoco
Frédéric Chopin 0:58
17 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 17 in A‐flat major: Allegretto
Frédéric Chopin 2:50
18 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 18 in F minor: Allegro molto
Frédéric Chopin 0:47
19 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 19 in E‐flat major: Vivace
Frédéric Chopin 1:04
20 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 20 in C minor: Largo
Frédéric Chopin 1:32
21 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 21 in B‐flat major: Cantabile
Frédéric Chopin 1:33
22 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 22 in G minor: Molto agitato
Frédéric Chopin 0:34
23 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 23 in F major: Moderato
Frédéric Chopin 0:43
24 24 Préludes, op. 28 no. 24 in D minor: Allegro appassionato
Frédéric Chopin 2:16
25 Prélude in C‐sharp minor, op. 45: Sostenuto
Frédéric Chopin 4:05
26 Prélude in A‐flat major, op. posth.: Presto con leggierezza
Frédéric Chopin 0:40

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

recorded in:
Munich, Bayern, Germany (1975-10) (tracks 1–24)
piano:
Martha Argerich (1975-10) (tracks 1–24)
Martha Argerich (1977-02) (tracks 25–26)
balance engineer:
Heinz Wildhagen (tracks 1–26)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–6, 8–12, 19–25)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 26)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (tracks 13–18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838 – 1839) (track 1)
producer:
Rainer Brock (tracks 1–26)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1977) (tracks 1–26)
recorded at:
Alter Herkulessaal (Banquet hall, destroyed 1944; rebuilt 1959) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1975-10) (tracks 1–24)
Watford Town Hall in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom (1977-02) (tracks 25–26)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 45) (track 25)
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 4)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 15)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 20 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 20)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 6 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 6)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 7 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 7)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 15)
Prélude in E major, S. 662 no. 2 (for organ, Liszt) (track 9)
Prélude in E minor, S. 662 no. 1 (for organ, Liszt) (track 4)
Prélude no. 4 in E minor, op. 28: Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Prélude no. 7 in A major, op. 28 (for piano and cello, arr. Franchomme) (track 7)
is the basis for:
Coda (track 20)
Could It Be Magic (track 20)
Preludium A Nr. 7 (track 7)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 15)
Chopin w Persji (track 4)
Jane B. (track 4)
Prelude (track 4)
orchestrations:
Prelude in E minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 4)
Prélude in A major, op. 28 no. 7: Andantino (catch-all for orchestral arrangements) (track 7)
Prélude no. 24 in D minor, op. 28 (orch. Stokowski) (track 24)
part of:
recording of:
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 45 (1977-02) (track 25)

Release

manufactured in: West Germany
printed in: West Germany
copyrighted by: Dietmar Polaczek (German composer, author, journalist, art and music reviewer) (1977)
liner notes: Dietmar Polaczek (German composer, author, journalist, art and music reviewer)
liner notes translator: John Coombs (deutsche grammophon liner notes writer/translator)
photography: Klaus Hennch (photographer)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/2609054 [info]