Annotation

Ampico Piano Roll Recordings
"The historic performances presented on this disc were reproduced on a specially-adapted Estonia 9' concert grand, and recorded at the Kingsway Hall, London. August 29, 1978 Tracks 1-11. March 14, 1979 Tracks 12-18."

Annotation last modified on 2017-12-29 10:08 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cinq Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3 no. 1: Elégie in E-flat minor Rachmaninov 4:08
2 Cinq Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3 no. 2: Prélude in C-sharp minor Rachmaninov 3:47
3 Cinq Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3 no. 3: Mélodie in E major Rachmaninov 3:51
4 Cinq Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3 no. 4: Polichinelle in F-sharp minor Rachmaninov 3:25
5 Cinq Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3 no. 5: Sérénade in B-flat minor Rachmaninov 3:28
6 Barcarolle in G minor, op. 10 no. 3 Rachmaninov 3:52
7 Humoresque in G major, op. 10 no. 5 Rachmaninov 3:48
8 Prélude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 Rachmaninov 4:03
9 Etude-tableau in B minor, op. 39 no. 4 Rachmaninov 3:35
10 Etude-tableau in A minor, op. 39 no. 6 Rachmaninov 2:31
11 Lilacs, op. 21 no. 5 Rachmaninov 2:24
12 Polka de V.R. Behr, arr. Rachmaninov 3:56
13 Hopak Mussorgsky, arr. Rachmaninov 2:00
14 Wohin? (The Brooklet) Schubert, arr. Rachmaninov 2:09
15 The Flight of the Bumble Bee Rimsky‐Korsakov, arr. Rachmaninov 1:14
16 The Star-Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith, arr. Rachmaninov 1:23
17 Liebesleid Kreisler, arr. Rachmaninov 3:49
18 Liebesfreud Kreisler, arr. Rachmaninov 5:51

Credits

CD 1

piano:
piano arranger:
composer:
Franz Behr (track 12)
Fritz Kreisler (violinist / composer) (tracks 17–18)
John Stafford Smith (track 16)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1823) (track 14)
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков (Nikolaï Rimski-Korsakov) (1899 – 1900) (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1979) (tracks 1–18)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 17)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1978-08-29) (tracks 1–11)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-03-14) (tracks 12–18)
sampled by:
4th of July by Amy Macdonald (track 16)
part of:
A Catalogue of the Compositions of S. Rachmaninoff (number: TN iii/5/1) (track 17)
A Catalogue of the Compositions of S. Rachmaninoff (number: TN iii/5/2) (track 18)
arrangement of:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 5 Lilacs (for voice+piano, original version) (track 11)
Liebesfreud (for violin and piano) (track 18)
Liebesleid (for violin and piano) (track 17)
Полёт шмеля (Flight of the Bumblebee) (track 15)
arrangements:
10 Preludes, op. 23: No. 5 in G minor: Alla marcia (for violin and piano, Heifetz) (track 8)
Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3: no. 2 Prélude in C-sharp minor (2-piano version by composer) (track 2)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (for organ, Vierne) (track 2)
Prelude in G minor (for violin, arr. by Ernst Schliephake) (track 8)
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 (orch. by Rubbra) (track 8)
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 (for organ, Balch Nevin) (track 8)
has revision:
is the basis for:
orchestrations:
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 2)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 2)
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 8)
Preludes in C-sharp minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 2)
Étude-Tableaux: Little Red Riding Hood, op. 39 no. 6 (orchestrated by Respighi) (track 10)
part of:
Morceaux de salon, op. 10 (tracks 6–7)
Études-tableaux, op. 39 (tracks 9–10)
recording of:
12 Romances, op. 21: no. 5 Lilacs (for solo piano, by composer) (1978-08-29) (track 11)
Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3: No. 3. Mélodie in E major (catch-all for unknown revision) (1978-08-29) (track 3)
Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3: No. 5. Sérénade in B-flat minor (catch-all for unknown revision) (1978-08-29) (track 5)
Morceaux de salon, op. 10: No. 5. Humoresque in G major (catch-all for unknown revision) (1978-08-29) (track 7)
Études-tableaux, op. 39: No. 6 in A minor: Allegro (originally op. 33 no. 4) (1978-08-29) (track 10)
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (1979-03-14) (track 15)
Hopak from Sorochintsy Fair, TN iii/8 (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1979-03-14) (track 13)
Liebesfreud, TN iii/5/2 (after Kriesler's Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen No.2) (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1979-03-14) (track 18)
Liebesleid, TN iii/5/1 (after Kriesler's Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen No.1) (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1979-03-14) (track 17)
Polka de W.R., TN ii/18 (1979-03-14) (track 12)
Wohin?, TN iii/10 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (1979-03-14) (track 14)
revision of:
Morceaux de salon, op. 10: No. 5. Humoresque in G major (original version, 1893/94) (track 7)
Morceaux de salon, op. 10: No. 5. Humoresque in G major (revised 1940 by composer) (track 7)
version of:

Release

manufactured in:USA
printed in:USA
copyrighted by:The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (in 1990)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/4875996 [info]
ASIN:US: B0000041WS [info]
discography entry:http://deccaclassics.com/en/cat/single?PRODUCT_NR=4259642 [info]