Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543: Prelude
Johann Sebastian Bach 3:49
2 Prelude and Fugue in A minor, BWV 543: Fugue
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:34
3 Sonata No. 13 in B-flat major, K. 333: I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:55
4 Sonata No. 13 in B-flat major, K. 333: II. Andante cantabile
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 6:00
5 Sonata No. 13 in B-flat major, K. 333: III. Allegretto grazioso
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 5:46
6 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 10:03
7 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": II. Scherzo. Assai vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:30
8 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": III. Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven 22:07
9 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": IV. Largo
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:15
10 Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major, Op. 106 "Hammerklavier": V. Allegro risoluto
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:13
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Berceuse in D-flat, Op. 57
Frédéric Chopin 5:04
2 Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
Frédéric Chopin 9:38
3 Fantaisie in F minor, Op. 49
Frédéric Chopin 12:18
4 Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 "Heroic"
Frédéric Chopin 6:21
5 La Leggierezza
Franz Liszt 4:35
6 Au Bord d'une Source
Franz Liszt 3:51
7 Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15 in A minor, "Rakoczy March"
Franz Liszt 4:21
8 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Aria
Johannes Brahms 0:59
9 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation I
Johannes Brahms 0:44
10 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation II
Johannes Brahms 0:39
11 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation III
Johannes Brahms 0:41
12 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation IV
Johannes Brahms 0:47
13 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation V
Johannes Brahms 1:00
14 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation VI
Johannes Brahms 0:52
15 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation VII
Johannes Brahms 0:35
16 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation VIII
Johannes Brahms 0:34
17 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation IX
Johannes Brahms 1:39
18 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation X
Johannes Brahms 0:28
19 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XI
Johannes Brahms 0:43
20 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XII
Johannes Brahms 0:55
21 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XIII
Johannes Brahms 1:43
22 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XIV
Johannes Brahms 0:35
23 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XV
Johannes Brahms 0:40
24 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XVI
Johannes Brahms 0:28
25 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XVII
Johannes Brahms 0:38
26 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XVIII
Johannes Brahms 0:33
27 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XIX
Johannes Brahms 0:48
28 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XX
Johannes Brahms 1:10
29 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XXI
Johannes Brahms 0:41
30 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XXII
Johannes Brahms 0:48
31 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XXIII
Johannes Brahms 0:30
32 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XXIV
Johannes Brahms 0:31
33 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Variation XXV
Johannes Brahms 0:41
34 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24: Fuga
Johannes Brahms 4:46
35 Intermezzo in B-flat minor, Op. 117, No. 2
Johannes Brahms 5:13

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1943-05-04) (tracks 3–5)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1943-12-02) (tracks 1–2)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1952-09-15 – 1952-11-22) (tracks 6–10)
piano arranger:
Franz Liszt (1850) (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–2)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1783) (tracks 3–5)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1817 – 1818) (tracks 6–10)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 3 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1952-09-15 – 1952-11-22) (tracks 6–10)
arrangement of:
orchestrations:
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2

premiered in:
Wien, Austria (1893-01-30) (track 35)
piano:
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1929-11-21) (tracks 5–6)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1930-07-17) (tracks 5–6)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1932-10-06) (track 7)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1932-12-02) (track 3)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1932-12-14) (track 4)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1932-12-16) (track 7)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1941-05-19 – 1942-08-07) (tracks 8–34)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1942-08-21 – 1942-09-04) (track 1)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1944-04-20) (track 35)
Solomon (British classical pianist) (1946-04-01) (track 2)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 1)
Franz Liszt (tracks 5–7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (tracks 2, 4)
Johannes Brahms (1861) (tracks 8–34)
Johannes Brahms (1892) (track 35)
dedicated to:
Elise Gavard (track 1)
Auguste Léo (track 4)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 3 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom (1941-05-19 – 1942-08-07) (tracks 8–34)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 49) (track 3)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 52) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 4)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 1)
arrangements:
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 4)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 4)
Rákóczy March (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Horn) (track 7)
has revision:
Au bord d'une source, S. 160 no. 4 bis (with coda for Sgambati) (track 6)
is the basis for:
Desecration (track 4)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 4)
later versions:
Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24: Aria (orchestrated by Rubbra) (track 8)
Variations and Fugue on a theme by Handel, op. 24: Fuga (orchestrated by Rubbra) (track 34)
part of:
recording of:
Au bord d'une source, S. 160 no. 4 (version from Années) (1929-11-21 – 1930-07-17) (track 6)
Fantaisie in F minor, op. 49 (1932-12-02) (track 3)
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, op. 24: Aria (1941-05-19 – 1942-08-07) (track 8)
Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, op. 24: Fuga (1941-05-19 – 1942-08-07) (track 34)
Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 (1942-08-21 – 1942-09-04) (track 1)
Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52 (1946-04-01) (track 2)
revision of:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 92)
ASIN: US: B00001XDLF [info]