Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Preludes, op. 28: no. 1 in C
Fryderyk Chopin 0:43
2 Preludes, op. 28: no. 2 in A minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:50
3 Preludes, op. 28: no. 3 in G
Fryderyk Chopin 1:05
4 Preludes, op. 28: no. 4 in E minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:01
5 Preludes, op. 28: no. 5 in D
Fryderyk Chopin 0:42
6 Preludes, op. 28: no. 6 in B minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:20
7 Preludes, op. 28: no. 7 in A
Fryderyk Chopin 0:53
8 Preludes, op. 28: no. 8 in F-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:59
9 Preludes, op. 28: no. 9 in E
Fryderyk Chopin 1:27
10 Preludes, op. 28: no. 10 in C-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:34
11 Preludes, op. 28: no. 11 in B
Fryderyk Chopin 0:41
12 Preludes, op. 28: no. 12 in G-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:09
13 Preludes, op. 28: no. 13 in F-sharp
Fryderyk Chopin 3:15
14 Preludes, op. 28: no. 14 in E-flat minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:48
15 Preludes, op. 28: no. 15 in D-flat "Raindrop"
Fryderyk Chopin 5:32
16 Preludes, op. 28: no. 16 in B-flat minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:11
17 Preludes, op. 28: no. 17 in A-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 3:27
18 Preludes, op. 28: no. 18 in F minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:00
19 Preludes, op. 28: no. 19 in E-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 1:22
20 Preludes, op. 28: no. 20 in C minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:44
21 Preludes, op. 28: no. 21 in B-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 2:10
22 Preludes, op. 28: no. 22 in G minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:54
23 Preludes, op. 28: no. 23 in F
Fryderyk Chopin 1:02
24 Preludes, op. 28: no. 24 in D minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:28
25 Preludes in C-sharp minor, op. 45
Fryderyk Chopin 5:30
26 Prelude in A-flat, op. posth.
Fryderyk Chopin 1:03
27 Nocturnes, op. 48: no. 1 in C minor
Fryderyk Chopin 6:21
28 Nocturnes, op. 48: no. 2 in F-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 7:56
29 Quejas ó la maja y el ruiseñor
Enrique Granados 6:08
30 Aida : Danza sacra e duetto final
Franz Liszt 11:38
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Vallée d'Obermann
Franz Liszt 15:05
2 Moments Musicaux, D. 780: no. 1 in C
Franz Schubert 5:53
3 Moments Musicaux, D. 780: no. 2 in A-flat
Franz Schubert 6:51
4 Moments Musicaux, D. 780: no. 3 in F minor
Franz Schubert 2:06
5 Moments Musicaux, D. 780: no. 4 in C-sharp minor
Franz Schubert 6:04
6 Moments Musicaux, D. 780: no. 5 in F minor
Franz Schubert 2:47
7 Moments Musicaux, D. 780: no. 6 in A-flat
Franz Schubert 7:55
8 Cloches à travers les feuilles
Claude Debussy 5:26
9 Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut
Claude Debussy 6:12
10 Poissons d'or
Claude Debussy 4:35
11 Fantasia in C minor, KV 475
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 13:03

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1951-06) (track 29)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1971-10) (track 30)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1973-04) (tracks 1–26)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1978-03) (tracks 27–28)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–6, 8–12, 19–25, 27–28)
Enrique Granados (track 29)
Franz Liszt (track 30)
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)
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1973-04) (tracks 1–26)
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1978-03) (tracks 27–28)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 45) (track 25)
The Music of Liszt (number: S. 436) (track 30)
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 4)
Goyescas, H.64, No. 4: Quejas o la maja y el ruiseñor (catch-all for arrangements) (track 29)
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 based on:
Aida (track 30)
is the basis for:
Coda (Diablo II) (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:
Nocturnes, op. 48 (tracks 27–28)
Goyescas, H.64 (piano suite) (track 29)
recording of:
Goyescas, H.64, No. 4: Quejas o la maja y el ruiseñor (piano piece) (1951-06) (track 29)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 45 (1973-04) (track 25)

CD 2

recorded in:
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (1990-11) (track 4)
piano:
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1969-03) (track 1)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1973-07) (track 11)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1979-03) (tracks 8–10)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1990-11) (tracks 2–7)
composer:
Franz Liszt (track 1)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (tracks 2–7)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1785) (track 11)
Claude Debussy (1907-10) (tracks 8–10)
dedicated to:
Louis Laloy (track 9)
Ricardo Viñes (track 10)
recorded at:
Salle de Musique (La Chaux de Fonds) in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (1979-03) (tracks 8–10)
part of:
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 475) (track 11)
arrangements:
Fantasia for Piano in C minor, K. 475 (for two pianos, Grieg) (track 11)
Moment musical in F minor, D. 780 no. 3 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Moment musicaux, op. 94 no. 3 (Leschetizky arr.) (track 4)
Tristia, S. 378c (track 1)
later versions:
6 Moments musicaux for Piano, op. 94, D. 780: No. 3 (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 4)
orchestrations:
part of:
Images, Livre 2, L. 111, CD 120 (for piano) (tracks 8–10)
parts:
recording of:
Vallée d'Obermann, S. 160 no. 6 (1969-03) (track 1)
Fantasie Nr. 4 in c-Moll, KV 475 (1973-07) (track 11)
revision of:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 06)
ASIN: UK: B00000JNPW [info]