Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Islamey
Mily Balakirev 7:49
2 Spanish Rhapsody
Franz Liszt 9:33
3 Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue
Johann Sebastian Bach 11:07
4 Iberia, Book I: Evocación
Isaac Albéniz 5:47
5 Iberia, Book I: El puerto
Isaac Albéniz 4:13
6 Iberia, Book I: Fête-Dieu à Seville
Isaac Albéniz 7:13
7 Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude
Franz Liszt 19:18
8 Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d'Este
Franz Liszt 8:49
9 Chasse-neige (Étude d'execution transcendante no. 12)
Franz Liszt 6:00
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, op. 35: Book I
Johannes Brahms 14:10
2 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, op. 35: Book II
Johannes Brahms 11:38
3 Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, op. 15: I. Maestoso - Poco più moderato
Johannes Brahms 24:10
4 Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, op. 15: II. Adagio
Johannes Brahms 15:48
5 Piano Concerto no. 1 in D minor, op. 15: III. Rondo. Allegro non troppo
Johannes Brahms 12:51

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1927 – 1928) (track 1)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1936) (track 2)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1945-02) (track 3)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1946-12-18 – 1947-10-02) (tracks 4–6)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1969-03) (track 8)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1970-03) (track 7)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1976-11) (track 9)
composer:
Милий Алексеевич Балакирев (Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev) (track 1)
Franz Liszt (track 7)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1717 – 1723) (track 3)
Franz Liszt (1851) (track 9)
Franz Liszt (1863) (track 2)
Franz Liszt (1877) (track 8)
Isaac Albéniz (1906) (tracks 4–6)
premiered at:
Salle Pleyel (1839-1927) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1906-05-09) (tracks 4–6)
recorded at:
compilation of:
part of:
Works of Mily Balakirev by opus number (number: op. 18) (track 1)
Bach Compendium (number: L34) (track 3)
Bach-Werke-Verzeichnis (number: BWV 903) (track 3)
arrangements:
Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 903 (catch all for arrangements) (track 3)
Chromatische Fantasie und Fuge d-Moll, BWV 903 (for organ, Reger) (track 3)
Fantasia cromatica (for viola solo, Kodály) (track 3)
Iberia: 1. Evocación (for two guitars, Cañizares) (track 4)
Iberia: 2. El Puerto (for two guitars, Cañizares) (track 5)
Iberia: 3. El Corpus Christi en Sevilla (for two guitars, Cañizares) (track 6)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Islamey (for two pianos, Yoffe) (track 1)
orchestrations:
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (orch. Gamley) (track 1)
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (orchestrated by Casella) (track 1)
Fête-Dieu à Séville (orch. Stokowski) (track 6)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: I. Evocación (orchestrated by Arbós) (track 4)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: II. El puerto (orchestrated by Arbós) (track 5)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: III. El Corpus en Sevilla (orchestrated by Guerrero) (track 6)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: III. El Corpus en Sevilla (orchestrated by Arbós) (track 6)
Oriental Fantasy, op. 18 "Islamey" (orchestrated by Lyapunov) (track 1)
Rhapsodie espagnole, BV B 58 (for piano and orchestra, Busoni) (track 2)
part of:
Iberia, B. 47 (tracks 4–6)
parts:
recording of:
"Islamey, Oriental Fantasy", op. 18 (for solo piano, original version) (1927 – 1928) (track 1)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: I. Evocación (1946-12-18 – 1947-10-02) (track 4)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: II. El puerto (1946-12-18 – 1947-10-02) (track 5)
Iberia, B. 47: Book I: III. El Corpus en Sevilla (1946-12-18 – 1947-10-02) (track 6)

CD 2

piano:
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1969-10) (tracks 3–5)
Claudio Arrau (pianist) (1974-03) (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (tracks 1–2)
Johannes Brahms (1854 – 1859) (tracks 3–5)
conductor:
Bernard Haitink (1969-10) (tracks 3–5)
orchestra:
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1969-10) (tracks 3–5)
recorded at:
Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (1969-10) (tracks 3–5)
later versions:
part of:
parts:
recording of:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 04)
ASIN: US: B00000DBU4 [info]