Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Impromptu No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 3:09
2 Impromptu No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 5:38
3 Impromptu No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 4:20
4 Impromptu No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 4:27
5 Piano Sonata No. 2: 1. Grave
Frédéric Chopin 5:25
6 Piano Sonata No. 2: 2. Scherzo
Frédéric Chopin 5:24
7 Piano Sonata No. 2: 3. Marche
Frédéric Chopin 6:28
8 Piano Sonata No. 2: 4. Finale
Frédéric Chopin 1:35
9 Waltz in G flat
Frédéric Chopin 1:50
10 Waltz in E-flat
Frédéric Chopin 4:37
11 Waltz in D-flat
Frédéric Chopin 1:35
12 Waltz in C-sharp minor
Frédéric Chopin 2:36
13 Ballad No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 7:40
14 Ballad No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 6:47
15 Ballad No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 7:02
16 Ballad No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 9:17
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Toccata Adagio and Fugue in C: 1. Toccata
Johann Sebastian Bach 5:53
2 Toccata Adagio and Fugue in C: 2. Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:40
3 Toccata Adagio and Fugue in C: 3. Fugue
Johann Sebastian Bach 4:44
4 12 Variations in C
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 7:02
5 Toccata in C
Robert Schumann 5:44
6 Impromptu No. 2
Gabriel Fauré 3:23
7 Nocturne No. 2
Gabriel Fauré 6:20
8 Clair de Lune
Claude Debussy 4:08
9 L'Isle joyeuse
Claude Debussy 6:13
10 Pour le Piano Suite: 1. Prelude
Claude Debussy 4:28
11 Pour le Piano Suite: 2. Sarabande
Claude Debussy 4:34
12 Pour le Piano Suite: 3. Toccata
Claude Debussy 3:52
13 Toccata
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 4:16
14 Scarbo
Maurice Ravel 8:49

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Samson François (1952-06-24 – 1952-06-25) (tracks 9–10)
Samson François (1954-10-26 – 1954-10-28) (tracks 13–16)
Samson François (1955-12-01 – 1955-12-02) (tracks 11–12)
Samson François (1957-11-27) (tracks 1–4)
Samson François (1964-03 – 1964-05) (tracks 5–8)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 1–3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1832) (tracks 9, 11)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831 – 1835) (track 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1833) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 14)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 5–8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 15)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 16)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (track 12)
dedicated to:
Laura Harsford (track 10)
Pauline de Noailles (track 15)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (track 14)
Nathaniel von Stockhausen (Hanover ambassador to France) (track 13)
producer:
René Challan (tracks 1–4, 13–16)
recorded at:
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1952-06-24 – 1952-06-25) (tracks 9–10)
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-10-26 – 1954-10-28) (tracks 13–16)
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1955-12-01 – 1955-12-02) (tracks 11–12)
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1957-11-27) (tracks 1–4)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 18) (track 10)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 23) (track 13)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 29) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 36) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 38) (track 14)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 15)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 51) (track 3)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 52) (track 16)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 4)
arrangements:
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (for Violin and Piano, Yokoyama) (track 13)
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (for violin and piano, Ysaÿe) (track 13)
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 4)
Waltz no. 1 in E-flat major, op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" (catchall work for all unspecified transcriptions (usually orchestral). Please do not add an arranger AR to this work, create a new arrangement work instead) (track 10)
Waltz no. 7 in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2 (arr. Davydov for piano and cello) (track 12)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Chopin w Andaluzji (track 12)
Chopin w Indiach (track 4)
Marche funèbre (track 7)
orchestrations:
Chopiniana, op. 46: IV. Waltz (added for revised version) (track 12)
Funeral March (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 7)
Grande Valse Brillante, op. 18 (orch. Igor Stravinsky) (track 10)
Les Sylphides: VII. Walzer (orch. by Douglas) (track 12)
Les Sylphides: VIII. Walzer (orch. by Douglas) (track 10)
Marche funèbre (track 7)
part of:
Waltzes, op. 64 (track 12)
Waltzes, op. 70 (tracks 9, 11)
recording of:
Waltz no. 1 in E-flat major, op. 18 "Grande valse brillante" (1952-06-24 – 1952-06-25) (track 10)
Waltz no. 11 in G-flat major, op. 70 no. 1 (1952-06-24 – 1952-06-25) (track 9)
Ballade no. 1 in G minor, op. 23 (1954-10-26 – 1954-10-28) (track 13)
Ballade no. 2 in F major, op. 38 (1954-10-26 – 1954-10-28) (track 14)
Ballade no. 3 in A-flat major, op. 47 (1954-10-26 – 1954-10-28) (track 15)
Ballade no. 4 in F minor, op. 52 (1954-10-26 – 1954-10-28) (track 16)
Waltz no. 13 in D-flat major, op. 70 no. 3 (1955-12-01 – 1955-12-02) (track 11)
Waltz no. 7 in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2 (1955-12-01 – 1955-12-02) (track 12)

CD 2

piano:
Samson François (tracks 13–14)
Samson François (1954-07-01) (track 5)
Samson François (1955-06-06) (tracks 1–3)
Samson François (1955-09-12 – 1955-10-04) (tracks 6–7)
Samson François (1955-10-27) (track 4)
Samson François (1961-07-12) (track 9)
Samson François (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (tracks 8, 10–12)
Samson François (1961-07-17 – 1961-07-19) (track 9)
piano arranger:
Ferruccio Busoni (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 1–3)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (1781 – 1782) (track 4)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1829 – 1833) (track 5)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1881) (track 7)
Gabriel Fauré (French composer) (1883) (track 6)
Claude Debussy (1890 – 1905) (track 8)
Claude Debussy (1894 – 1901) (tracks 10–12)
Claude Debussy (1903 – 1904-08) (track 9)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1908) (track 14)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1912) (track 13)
dedicated to:
Nicolas G. Coronio (track 12)
Yvonne Lerolle (track 11)
Ludwig Schunke (track 5)
premiered at:
[concert] (1905-02-10) (track 9)
recorded at:
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1954-07-01) (track 5)
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1955-09-12 – 1955-10-04) (tracks 6–7)
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1955-10-27) (track 4)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-07-12) (track 9)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (tracks 8, 10–12)
Salle Wagram in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1961-07-17 – 1961-07-19) (track 9)
part of:
Works of Sergei Prokofiev by opus number (number: op. 11) (track 13)
Works of Robert Schumann by opus number (number: op. 7) (track 5)
Works of Gabriel Fauré by opus number (number: op. 31) (track 6)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version de 1977 "L.") (number: L. 106) (track 9)
Catalogue François Lesure des œuvres de Claude Debussy (Version révisée en 2001 "CD") (number: CD 109) (track 9)
Köchelverzeichnis (original numbering) (number: 265) (track 4)
Köchelverzeichnis (sixth edition, 1964, K⁶) (number: 300e) (track 4)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Clair de lune (for cello and piano) (track 8)
L'Isle joyeuse, L. 106, CD 109 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Pour le piano: Sarabande (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (for cello and orchestra, arr. Palmer) (track 8)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (arr. Phyllis Schlomovitz for harp) (track 8)
Suite bergamasque, L75: III. Clair de Lune (Transcription for harp) (track 8)
Toccata in D minor, op. 11 (for organ, Guillou) (track 13)
is based on:
Scarbo (track 14)
is the basis for:
Dawn (track 8)
orchestrations:
Clair de lune (orch. Mouton) (track 8)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Caplet) (track 8)
Clair de lune from Suite bergamasque (orch. Stokowski) (track 8)
L’Isle joyeuse, L. 106 (orch. Molinari) (track 9)
Pour le piano: Sarabande (orchestrated by Ravel) (track 11)
Suite bergamasque : III. Clair de lune (orch. A. Reed) (track 8)
part of:
Pour le piano, L. 95, CD 95 (tracks 10–12)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a (for piano) (track 8)
parts:
recording of:
Toccata in C major, op. 7 (1954-07-01) (track 5)
Impromptu no. 2 in F minor, op. 31 (1955-09-12 – 1955-10-04) (track 6)
Nocturne no. 2 en Si majeur, op. 33 no. 2 (1955-09-12 – 1955-10-04) (track 7)
L’Isle joyeuse, L. 106, CD 109 (for piano) (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (track 9)
Suite bergamasque, L. 75, CD 82a : III. Clair de lune (for piano) (1961-07-12 – 1961-07-19) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 28)
ASIN: US: B00000IX8I [info]