Annotation

Original Recording: 1946 ADD Mono Producer: Richard Gilbert

Annotation last modified on 2013-04-17 19:29 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude in C major, op. 28 no. 1
Frédéric Chopin 0:50
2 Prelude in A minor, op. 28 no. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:57
3 Prelude in G major, op. 28 no. 3
Frédéric Chopin 0:54
4 Prelude in E minor, op. 28 no. 4
Frédéric Chopin 1:50
5 Prelude in D major, op. 28 no. 5
Frédéric Chopin 0:31
6 Prelude in B minor, op. 28 no. 6
Frédéric Chopin 1:52
7 Prelude in A major, op. 28 no. 7
Frédéric Chopin 0:54
8 Prelude in F-sharp minor, op. 28 no. 8
Frédéric Chopin 1:45
9 Prelude in E major, op. 28 no. 9
Frédéric Chopin 1:20
10 Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 28 no. 10
Frédéric Chopin 0:34
11 Prelude in B major, op. 28 no. 11
Frédéric Chopin 0:39
12 Prelude in G-sharp minor, op. 28 no. 12
Frédéric Chopin 1:03
13 Prelude in F-sharp major, op. 28 no. 13
Frédéric Chopin 3:34
14 Prelude in E-flat minor, op. 28 no. 14
Frédéric Chopin 0:29
15 Prelude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15
Frédéric Chopin 4:32
16 Prelude in B-flat minor, op. 28 no. 16
Frédéric Chopin 1:03
17 Prelude in A-flat major, op. 28 no. 17
Frédéric Chopin 3:40
18 Prelude in F minor, op. 28 no. 18
Frédéric Chopin 0:45
19 Prelude in E-flat major, op. 28 no. 19
Frédéric Chopin 1:21
20 Prelude in C minor, op. 28 no. 20
Frédéric Chopin 1:35
21 Prelude in B-flat major, op. 28 no. 21
Frédéric Chopin 1:53
22 Prelude in G minor, op. 28 no. 22
Frédéric Chopin 0:44
23 Prelude in F major, op. 28 no. 23
Frédéric Chopin 1:09
24 Prelude in D minor, op. 28 no. 24
Frédéric Chopin 2:18
25 Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57
Frédéric Chopin 4:16
26 Barcarolle in F-sharp, op. 60
Frédéric Chopin 9:09
27 Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 35 “Funeral March”: I. Grave
Frédéric Chopin 4:59
28 Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 35 “Funeral March”: II. Scherzo
Frédéric Chopin 5:48
29 Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 35 “Funeral March”: III. Marche funèbre: Lento
Frédéric Chopin 8:38
30 Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 35 “Funeral March”: IV. Finale: Presto
Frédéric Chopin 1:25
31 Impromptu no. 3 in G-flat, op. 51
Frédéric Chopin 4:23

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1946-03-11 – 1946-03-29) (tracks 27–30)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1946-03-26) (track 31)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1946-06-10) (tracks 1–10, 14–15)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1946-06-11) (tracks 16–24)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1946-06-20) (tracks 11–13, 25)
Arthur Rubinstein (pianist) (1946-08-28) (track 26)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–6, 8–12, 19–25, 31)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (tracks 13–18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838 – 1839) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 27–30)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1845 – 1846) (track 26)
dedicated to:
Elise Gavard (track 25)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 29)
Brandus & Cie. (Paris) (1846) (track 26)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1846) (track 26)
Wessel & Co (London) (1846) (track 26)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 51) (track 31)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 25)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 60) (track 26)
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 4)
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 the basis for:
Barcarolles (track 26)
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)
Marche funèbre (track 29)
Prelude (track 4)
orchestrations:
Funeral March (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 29)
Marche funèbre (track 29)
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:
recording of:
Sonata for Piano no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35: II. Scherzo (1946-03-11 – 1946-03-29) (track 28)
Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 (1946-06-20) (track 25)
Barcarolle in F-sharp major, op. 60 (1946-08-28) (track 26)

Release

part of: The Rubinstein Collection (1999 collection from RCA, 94 CDs) (number: 16)
ASIN: US: B000031WBN [info]
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/album/release/mr0002848374 [info]