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label: EMI61050

Annotation last modified on 2005-11-17 08:41 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prélude in C major, op. 28 no. 1 "Reunion"
Frédéric Chopin 0:39
2 Prélude in A minor, op. 28 no. 2 "Presentiment of Death"
Frédéric Chopin 2:17
3 Prélude in G major, op. 28 no. 3 "Thou Art So Like a Flower"
Frédéric Chopin 0:59
4 Prélude in E minor, op. 28 no. 4 "Suffocation"
Frédéric Chopin 1:49
5 Prélude in D major, op. 28 no. 5 "Uncertainty"
Frédéric Chopin 0:37
6 Prélude in B minor, op. 28 no. 6 "Tolling Bells"
Frédéric Chopin 1:50
7 Prélude in A major, op. 28 no. 7 "The Polish Dance"
Frédéric Chopin 0:38
8 Prélude in F-sharp minor, op. 28 no. 8 "Desperation"
Frédéric Chopin 1:41
9 Prélude in E major, op. 28 no. 9 "Vision"
Frédéric Chopin 1:14
10 Prélude in C-sharp minor, op. 28 no. 10 "The Night Moth"
Frédéric Chopin 0:31
11 Prélude in B major, op. 28 no. 11 "Dragon Fly"
Frédéric Chopin 0:30
12 Prélude in G-sharp minor, op. 28 no. 12 "Duel"
Frédéric Chopin 1:07
13 Prélude in F-sharp major, op. 28 no. 13 "Loss"
Frédéric Chopin 2:33
14 Prélude in E-flat minor, op. 28 no. 14 "Fear"
Frédéric Chopin 0:33
15 Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop"
Frédéric Chopin 4:45
16 Prélude in B-flat minor, op. 28 no. 16 "Hades"
Frédéric Chopin 1:02
17 Prélude in A-flat major, op. 28 no. 17 "A Scene on the Place de Notre Dame de Paris"
Frédéric Chopin 2:38
18 Prélude in F minor, op. 28 no. 18 "Suicide"
Frédéric Chopin 0:47
19 Prélude in E-flat major, op. 28 no. 19 "Heartfelt Happiness"
Frédéric Chopin 1:16
20 Prélude in C minor, op. 28 no. 20 "Funeral March"
Frédéric Chopin 1:25
21 Prélude in B-flat major, op. 28 no. 21 "Sunday"
Frédéric Chopin 1:38
22 Prélude in G minor, op. 28 no. 22 "Impatience"
Frédéric Chopin 0:46
23 Prélude in F major, op. 28 no. 23 "A Pleasure Boat"
Frédéric Chopin 0:42
24 Prélude in D minor, op. 28 no. 24 "The Storm"
Frédéric Chopin 2:32
25 Prélude in C-sharp minor, op. 45
Frédéric Chopin 4:10
26 Berceuse, op. 57
Frédéric Chopin 4:12
27 Impromptu no. 1 in A-flat major, op. 29
Frédéric Chopin 3:46
28 Impromptu no. 2 in F-sharp major, op. 36
Frédéric Chopin 4:56
29 Impromptu no. 3 in G-flat major, op. 51
Frédéric Chopin 4:26
30 Fantasy-Impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66
Frédéric Chopin 4:36
31 Barcarolle, op. 60
Frédéric Chopin 7:53

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Alfred Cortot (1933-07-05) (tracks 27–31)
Alfred Cortot (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (tracks 1–24)
Alfred Cortot (1949-11-04) (tracks 25–26)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–6, 8–12, 19–29)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 30)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (tracks 13–18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838 – 1839) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1845 – 1846) (track 31)
dedicated to:
Elise Gavard (track 26)
publisher:
Brandus & Cie. (Paris) (1846) (track 31)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1846) (track 31)
Wessel & Co (London) (1846) (track 31)
recorded at:
Abbey Road Studios: Studio 3 in St John's Wood, Westminster, London, United Kingdom (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (tracks 1–24)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 29) (track 27)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 36) (track 28)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 45) (track 25)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 51) (track 29)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 26)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 60) (track 31)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 30)
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 4)
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 30)
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:
Could It Be Magic (track 20)
Preludium A Nr. 7 (track 7)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 15)
Chopin w Indiach (track 30)
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:
recording of:
Barcarolle in F-sharp major, op. 60 (1933-07-05) (track 31)
Prélude no. 1 in C major, op. 28: Agitato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 1)
Prélude no. 10 in C-sharp minor, op. 28: Molto allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 10)
Prélude no. 11 in B major, op. 28: Vivace (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 11)
Prélude no. 12 in G-sharp minor, op. 28: Presto (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 12)
Prélude no. 13 in F-sharp major, op. 28: Lento (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 13)
Prélude no. 14 in E-flat minor, op. 28: Allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 14)
Prélude no. 15 in D-flat major, op. 28: Sostenuto (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 15)
Prélude no. 16 in B-flat minor, op. 28: Presto con fuoco (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 16)
Prélude no. 17 in A-flat major, op. 28: Allegretto (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 17)
Prélude no. 18 in F minor, op. 28: Molto allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 18)
Prélude no. 19 in E-flat major, op. 28: Vivace (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 19)
Prélude no. 2 in A minor, op. 28: Lento (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 2)
Prélude no. 20 in C minor, op. 28: Largo (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 20)
Prélude no. 21 in B-flat major, op. 28: Cantabile (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 21)
Prélude no. 22 in G minor, op. 28: Molto agitato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 22)
Prélude no. 23 in F major, op. 28: Moderato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 23)
Prélude no. 24 in D minor, op. 28: Allegro appassionato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 24)
Prélude no. 3 in G major, op. 28: Vivace (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 3)
Prélude no. 4 in E minor, op. 28: Largo (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 4)
Prélude no. 5 in D major, op. 28: Molto allegro (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 5)
Prélude no. 6 in B minor, op. 28: Lento assai (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 6)
Prélude no. 7 in A major, op. 28: Andantino (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 7)
Prélude no. 8 in F-sharp minor, op. 28: Molto agitato (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 8)
Prélude no. 9 in E major, op. 28: Largo (1933-07-05 – 1934-06-20) (track 9)
Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 (1949-11-04) (track 26)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 45 (1949-11-04) (track 25)

Release

ASIN: US: B000005GN1 [info]