Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Hungarian Rhapsody no. 6
Franz Liszt 6:53
2 Valse oubliée no. 1 in F-sharp
Franz Liszt 2:21
3 Grande étude d'après Paganini no. 2 in E-flat
Franz Liszt 3:10
4 Au bord d'une source (from Années de pèlerinage: Première année. Suisse)
Franz Liszt 3:27
5 Sonetto 104 del Petrarca (from Années de pèlerinage: Deuxième année. Italie)
Franz Liszt 6:27
6 Soirées de Vienne: Valse-Caprice no. 6, S. 427 (after Schubert)
Franz Liszt 7:01
7 Piano Sonata in B minor: I. Lento-assai - Allegro energico - Grandioso - Recitativo
Franz Liszt 11:06
8 Piano Sonata in B minor: II. Andante sostenuto
Franz Liszt 6:13
9 Piano Sonata in B minor: III. Allegro energico - Andante sostenuto - Lento-assai
Franz Liszt 9:11
10 Ballade no. 2 in B minor
Franz Liszt 15:16
11 Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 (arranged by Vladimir Horowitz)
Franz Liszt 9:01
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36 (revised by Vladimir Horowitz): I. Allegro agitato
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 9:43
2 Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36 (revised by Vladimir Horowitz): II. Non allegro - Lento
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 6:11
3 Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36 (revised by Vladimir Horowitz): III. Allegro molto
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 6:19
4 Piano Sonata no. 7 in B-flat, op. 83: I. Allegro inquieto - Andantino
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 8:18
5 Piano Sonata no. 7 in B-flat, op. 83: II. Andante caloroso
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 5:25
6 Piano Sonata no. 7 in B-flat, op. 83: III. Precipitato
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 3:49
7 Piano Sonata no. 5 in F-sharp, op. 53
Александр Николаевич Скрябин 12:22
8 Fantasy in F minor, op. 49
Frédéric Chopin 12:44
9 Polonaise-Fantasie in A-flat, op. 61
Frédéric Chopin 13:07

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Vladimir Horowitz (1930-02-25) (track 2)
Vladimir Horowitz (1947-05-16 – 1947-05-19) (track 1)
Vladimir Horowitz (1951-04-28) (track 5)
Vladimir Horowitz (1953-02-25) (track 11)
Vladimir Horowitz (1981-11-01) (track 10)
Vladimir Horowitz (1989-02) (track 6)
arranger:
Ferruccio Busoni (track 3)
composer:
Franz Liszt (tracks 1–6, 11)
Franz Liszt (1852 – 1853-02-02) (tracks 7–9)
Franz Liszt (1853) (track 10)
dedicated to:
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (tracks 7–9)
engineer:
Dom Morrison (track 10)
James Wolvington (track 10)
producer:
John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer) (track 10)
recording engineer:
William King (American sound engineer) (1981-11-01) (track 10)
premiered at:
[concert] (1857-01-27) (tracks 7–9)
publisher:
Breitkopf & Härtel (1854-06) (tracks 7–9)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1953-02-25) (track 11)
Metropolitan Opera House (Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1981-11-01) (track 10)
compiled in:
part of:
Busoni-Verzeichnis (number: BV B 70) (track 3)
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 171) (track 10)
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 178) (tracks 7–9)
arrangement of:
has revision:
Au bord d'une source, S. 160 no. 4 bis (with coda for Sgambati) (track 4)
Valse-caprice no. 6, S.427/6a (second version, for Sophie Menter) (track 6)
Valse-caprice no. 6, S.427/6b (third version) (track 6)
live recording of:
Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C-sharp minor, S. 244 no. 2 (arr. Horowitz) (1953-02-25) (track 11)
Ballade no. 2, S. 171 (1981-11-01) (track 10)
orchestrations:
part of:
partial recording of:
Sonata for Piano in B minor, S. 178 (1932-11) (tracks 7–9)
recording of:
Valse oubliée no. 1, S. 215 no. 1 (1930-02-25) (track 2)
Grande étude d'après Paganini no. 2 in E-flat major, BV B 70 (arranged by Busoni) (1930-03) (track 3)
Au bord d'une source, S. 160 no. 4 (version from Années) (1947-05) (track 4)
revision of:
Ballade no. 2, S. 170a (first version) (track 10)

CD 2

piano:
Vladimir Horowitz (1945-09-22 – 1945-10-06) (tracks 4–6)
Vladimir Horowitz (1948-02-02) (track 8)
Vladimir Horowitz (1976-02-28 – 1976-02-29) (track 7)
Vladimir Horowitz (1980-04-13 – 1980-05-11) (tracks 1–3)
Vladimir Horowitz (1982-05-22) (track 9)
arranger:
Vladimir Horowitz (1940 – 1943) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 8)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1939 – 1942) (tracks 4–6)
dedicated to:
producer:
John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–3)
recording engineer:
Edwin Begley (sound engineer in RCA Victor) (tracks 1–3)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1948-02-02) (track 8)
Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena, California, United States (1976-02-28 – 1976-02-29) (track 7)
Royal Festival Hall (Southbank Centre) in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-05-22) (track 9)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 49) (track 8)
Works of Alexander Scriabin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 7)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 61) (track 9)
is based on:
live recording of:
Fantaisie in F minor, op. 49 (1948-02-02) (track 8)
Piano Sonata no. 5, op. 53 (1976-02-28 – 1976-02-29) (track 7)
Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36: I. Allegro agitato (Horowitz performance edition) (1980-04-13 – 1980-05-11) (track 1)
Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36: II. Non allegro - Lento (Horowitz performance edition) (1980-04-13 – 1980-05-11) (track 2)
Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36: III. L'istesso tempo; Allegro molto (Horowitz performance edition) (1980-04-13 – 1980-05-11) (track 3)
part of:
Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 36 (Horowitz performance edition) (tracks 1–3)
recording of:
Piano Sonata no. 7 in B-flat major, op. 83: III. Precipitato (1945-09-22 – 1945-10-06) (track 6)

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 48)
ASIN: UK: B00000IIXX [info]