Annotation

The booklet claims track 5 is 10:43 long, however it is in fact only just over 9 minutes.

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Recording place: (1-7) RCA Italiana Studio, Rome (8) Manhattan Center, New York City

Annotation last modified on 2014-03-12 08:57 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Frédéric Chopin 9:25
2 Ballade No. 2 in F major, Op. 38
Frédéric Chopin 6:45
3 Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
Frédéric Chopin 7:21
4 Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
Frédéric Chopin 10:49
5 Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20
Frédéric Chopin 9:07
6 Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
Frédéric Chopin 9:49
7 Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39
Frédéric Chopin 7:18
8 Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54
Frédéric Chopin 11:04

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1959-03-25) (track 8)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1959-03-26) (tracks 5–7)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1959-04-28) (tracks 1, 4)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1959-04-29) (tracks 2–3)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831 – 1832) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831 – 1835) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 2)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1837) (track 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (tracks 4, 8)
dedicated to:
Thomas Albrecht (friend of Chopin) (track 5)
Adele Fürstensein (track 6)
Adolphe Gutmann (track 7)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 2)
Nathaniel von Stockhausen (Hanover ambassador to France) (track 1)
producer:
John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–8)
recording engineer:
John Crawford (sound engineer, mainly for RCA classical recordings) (1959-03-25) (track 8)
John Crawford (sound engineer, mainly for RCA classical recordings) (1959-03-26) (tracks 5–7)
John Crawford (sound engineer, mainly for RCA classical recordings) (1959-04-28) (tracks 1, 4)
John Crawford (sound engineer, mainly for RCA classical recordings) (1959-04-29) (tracks 2–3)
recorded at:
Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States (1959-03-25) (track 8)
Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States (1959-03-26) (tracks 5–7)
Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States (1959-04-28) (tracks 1, 4)
Manhattan Center in New York, New York, United States (1959-04-29) (tracks 2–3)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 20) (track 5)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 23) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 31) (track 6)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 38) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 39) (track 7)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 3)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 52) (track 4)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 54) (track 8)
arrangements:
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (for violin and piano, Ysaÿe) (track 1)
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (for Violin and Piano, Yokoyama) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Desecration (track 6)
recording of:
Scherzo no. 4 in E major, op. 54 (1959-03-25) (track 8)
Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, op. 20 (1959-03-26) (track 5)
Scherzo no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 31 (1959-03-26) (track 6)
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (1959-04-28) (track 1)
Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52 (1959-04-28) (track 4)
Ballade no. 2 in F major, op. 38 (1959-04-29) (track 2)
Ballade no. 3 in A-flat major, op. 47 (1959-04-29) (track 3)