Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata in C, KV 330: I. Allegro moderato
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:58
2 Piano Sonata in C, KV 330: II. Andante cantabile
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:32
3 Piano Sonata in C, KV 330: III. Allegretto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:18
4 Piano Sonata in B minor: I. Lento assai - Allegro energico - Grandioso - Recitativo
Franz Liszt 10:56
5 Piano Sonata in B minor: II. Andante sostenuto
Franz Liszt 7:17
6 Piano Sonata in B minor: III. Allegro energico - Andante sostenuto - Lento assai
Franz Liszt 9:38
7 Three Barcarolles: no. 1
Ned Rorem 3:33
8 Three Barcarolles: no. 2
Ned Rorem 2:16
9 Three Barcarolles: no. 3
Ned Rorem 3:59
10 Sonata: I. Molto moderato
Aaron Copland 8:45
11 Sonata: II. Vivace
Aaron Copland 4:31
12 Sonata: III. Andante sostenuto
Aaron Copland 9:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E minor, op. 70: I. Moderato
Carl Maria von Weber 10:47
2 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E minor, op. 70: II. Menuetto. Presto vivace ed energico: Trio
Carl Maria von Weber 3:08
3 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E minor, op. 70: III. Andante. Quasi allegretto
Carl Maria von Weber 6:22
4 Piano Sonata no. 4 in E minor, op. 70: IV. Finale. Prestissimo
Carl Maria von Weber 3:22
5 Sonatine: I. Modere
Maurice Ravel 3:48
6 Sonatine: II. Mouvement de menuet
Maurice Ravel 3:09
7 Sonatine: III. Anime
Maurice Ravel 3:13
8 Alborada del gracioso (no. 4 from "Miroirs")
Maurice Ravel 5:53
9 Piano Concerto in D "for the left hand": I. Lento (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Sergiu Comissiona)
Maurice Ravel 8:18
10 Piano Concerto in D "for the left hand": II. Allegro: Tempo I (Baltimore Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Sergiu Comissiona)
Maurice Ravel 9:20
11 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Introduction & Variation I (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:47
12 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation II (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:18
13 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation III (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:24
14 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation IV (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:28
15 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation V (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:26
16 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation VI (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:54
17 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation VII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:59
18 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation VIII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:33
19 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation IX (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:30
20 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation X (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:50
21 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XI (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:28
22 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:18
23 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XIII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:31
24 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XIV (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:44
25 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XV (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:04
26 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XVI (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:28
27 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XVII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:37
28 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XVIII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 2:45
29 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XIX (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:32
30 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XX (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:36
31 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XXI (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:25
32 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XXII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:38
33 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XXIII (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 0:45
34 Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op. 43: Variation XXIV (Cleveland Orchestra feat. conductor: George Szell)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 1:08

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Paris, Île-de-France, France (1778) (tracks 1–3)
piano:
Leon Fleisher (1958) (tracks 1–3)
Leon Fleisher (1959-10) (tracks 4–6)
Leon Fleisher (1962) (tracks 7–12)
composer:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1783) (tracks 1–3)
Franz Liszt (1852 – 1853-02-02) (tracks 4–6)
Aaron Copland (US composer, composition teacher, writer & conductor, 1900-1990) (1939 – 1941) (tracks 10–12)
Ned Rorem (1949) (tracks 7–9)
dedicated to:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (tracks 4–6)
premiered at:
[concert] (1857-01-27) (tracks 4–6)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1854-06) (tracks 4–6)
part of:
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 178) (tracks 4–6)
part of:
Piano Sonata (tracks 10–12)
Three Barcarolles (tracks 7–9)
partial recording of:
Sonata for Piano in B minor, S. 178 (1959-10) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:
Piano Sonata: II. Vivace (1962) (track 11)

CD 2

piano:
Leon Fleisher (tracks 11–12)
Leon Fleisher (1956-10-26) (tracks 13–34)
Leon Fleisher (1958) (track 8)
Leon Fleisher (1958-07-14 – 1958-07-16) (tracks 5–7)
Leon Fleisher (1959-12) (tracks 1–4)
Leon Fleisher (1982) (tracks 9–10)
composer:
Carl Maria von Weber (tracks 1–4)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1903 – 1905) (tracks 5–7)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1904 – 1905) (track 8)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1929 – 1930) (tracks 9–10)
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1934-07-03 – 1934-08-18) (tracks 11, 11, 11–34)
conductor:
George Szell (tracks 11–12)
George Szell (1956-10-26) (tracks 13–34)
Sergiu Comissiona (conductor and violinist) (1982) (tracks 9–10)
orchestra:
Cleveland Orchestra (tracks 11–12)
Cleveland Orchestra (1956-10-26) (tracks 13–34)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (1982) (tracks 9–10)
recorded at:
Severance Hall in Cleveland, Ohio, United States (1956-10-26) (tracks 13–34)
part of:
arrangements:
Alborada del gracioso (for cello and piano, Castelnuovo-Tedesco) (track 8)
Miroirs: IV. Alborada del gracioso (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43: Variation XVIII (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 28)
Sonatine pour piano: I. Modéré (arr. David Walter, for saxophone and piano) (track 5)
Sonatine pour piano: II. Mouvement de menuet (arr. David Walter, for saxophone and piano) (track 6)
Sonatine pour piano: III. Anime (arr. David Walter, for saxophone and piano) (track 7)
Sonatine: I. Modéré (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Sonatine: II. Mouvement de menuet (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Sonatine: III. Animé (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
is the basis for:
E Sarà Così (song based on "Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini") (track 28)
orchestrations:
Alborada del gracioso (for orchestra, Ravel) (track 8)
part of:
Sonatine (movement) (tracks 5–7)
Miroirs (track 8)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 (for piano and orchestra) (tracks 11, 11, 11–34)
partial recording of:
recording of:
Miroirs: IV. Alborada del gracioso (original for piano solo) (1958) (track 8)
Sonatine: I. Modéré (1958-07-14 – 1958-07-16) (track 5)
Sonatine: II. Mouvement de menuet (for piano) (1958-07-14 – 1958-07-16) (track 6)
Sonatine: III. Animé (1958-07-14 – 1958-07-16) (track 7)

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 27)
ASIN: US: B00000HY8D [info]