Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Chaconne in D (from Violin Partita no. 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Ferruccio Busoni 15:04
2 Préludes, op. 28: No. 1 in C
Fryderyk Chopin 0:35
3 Préludes, op. 28: No. 2 in A minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:08
4 Préludes, op. 28: No. 3 in G
Fryderyk Chopin 0:52
5 Préludes, op. 28: No. 4 in E minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:04
6 Préludes, op. 28: No. 5 in D
Fryderyk Chopin 0:33
7 Préludes, op. 28: No. 6 in B minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:01
8 Préludes, op. 28: No. 7 in A
Fryderyk Chopin 0:50
9 Préludes, op. 28: No. 8 in F-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:48
10 Préludes, op. 28: No. 9 in E
Fryderyk Chopin 1:34
11 Préludes, op. 28: No. 10 in C-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:30
12 Préludes, op. 28: No. 11 in B
Fryderyk Chopin 0:41
13 Préludes, op. 28: No. 12 in G-sharp minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:08
14 Préludes, op. 28: No. 13 in F-sharp
Fryderyk Chopin 3:45
15 Préludes, op. 28: No. 14 in E-flat minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:27
16 Préludes, op. 28: No. 15 in D-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 6:30
17 Préludes, op. 28: No. 16 in B-flat minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:05
18 Préludes, op. 28: No. 17 in A-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 3:50
19 Préludes, op. 28: No. 18 in F minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:49
20 Préludes, op. 28: No. 19 in E-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 1:15
21 Préludes, op. 28: No. 20 in C minor
Fryderyk Chopin 1:45
22 Préludes, op. 28: No. 21 in B-flat
Fryderyk Chopin 2:05
23 Préludes, op. 28: No. 22 in G minor
Fryderyk Chopin 0:45
24 Préludes, op. 28: No. 23 in F
Fryderyk Chopin 0:53
25 Préludes, op. 28: No. 24 in D minor
Fryderyk Chopin 2:43
26 Man lebt nur einmal, op. 167
Johann Strauss II, Carl Tausig 7:30
27 Nachtfalter, op. 157
Johann Strauss II, Carl Tausig 7:04
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Arabesques on "An der schönen, blauen Donau"
Johann Strauss II, Adolf Schulz-Evler 11:25
2 "Tannhäuser" Overture
Richard Wagner, Franz Liszt 16:39
3 La jongleuse (from Etudes, op. 52)
Moritz Moszkowski 1:55
4 Etude in C, op. 23 no. 2 "Staccato"
Anton Rubinstein 4:53
5 The Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Sergei Rachmaninoff 1:07
6 Liebesleid
Fritz Kreisler, Sergei Rachmaninoff 4:47
7 Liebesfreud
Fritz Kreisler, Sergei Rachmaninoff 5:35
8 Scherzo (from "A Midsummer Night's Dream")
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Sergei Rachmaninoff 4:40
9 Prelude (from Violin Partita no. 3)
Johann Sebastian Bach, Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:35
10 Hopak
Modest moussorgsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff 1:43
11 Polka de V. R.
Sergei Rachmaninoff 4:13
12 Lullaby, op. 16 no. 1
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff 4:10
13 Menuet (from "L'Arlésienne", op. 23)
Georges Bizet, Sergei Rachmaninoff 2:45
14 Réminiscences de "Lucia di Lammermoor"
Gaetano Donizetti, Franz Liszt 6:20

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Jorge Bolet (Cuban-born American virtuoso pianist and teacher, 1914–1990) (1974-02-25) (tracks 1–27)
piano arranger:
Ferruccio Busoni (track 1)
arranger:
Ferruccio Busoni (track 1)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 3–7, 9–13, 20–25)
Carl Tausig (tracks 26–27)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (tracks 14–19)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838 – 1839) (track 2)
recorded at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1974-02-25) (tracks 1–27)
part of:
Busoni-Verzeichnis (number: BV B 24) (track 1)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 5)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 16)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 20 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 21)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 6 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 7)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 7 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 8)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 16)
Prélude in E major, S. 662 no. 2 (for organ, Liszt) (track 10)
Prélude in E minor, S. 662 no. 1 (for organ, Liszt) (track 5)
Prélude no. 4 in E minor, op. 28: Largo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Prélude no. 7 in A major, op. 28 (for piano and cello, arr. Franchomme) (track 8)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Coda (Diablo II) (track 21)
Could It Be Magic (track 21)
Preludium A Nr. 7 (track 8)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 16)
Chopin w Persji (track 5)
Jane B. (track 5)
Prelude (track 5)
live recording of:
orchestrations:
Prelude in E minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 5)
Prélude in A major, op. 28 no. 7: Andantino (catch-all for orchestral arrangements) (track 8)
Prélude no. 24 in D minor, op. 28 (orch. Stokowski) (track 25)
part of:
Nouvelles soirées de Vienne, premier suite (Waltz-Caprices after Johann Strauss Jr.) (tracks 26–27)
recording of:
Chaconne, BWV 1004, KiV B24 (for piano, Busoni) (1974-02-25) (track 1)

CD 2

piano:
Jorge Bolet (Cuban-born American virtuoso pianist and teacher, 1914–1990) (1973-07) (tracks 5–14)
Jorge Bolet (Cuban-born American virtuoso pianist and teacher, 1914–1990) (1974-02-25) (tracks 1–4)
piano arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 14)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 9)
Franz Behr (track 11)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (track 13)
Gaetano Donizetti (Italian opera composer) (track 14)
Fritz Kreisler (violinist / composer) (tracks 6–7)
Felix Mendelssohn (track 8)
Moritz Moszkowski (track 3)
Adolf Schulz-Evler (track 1)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 12)
Franz Liszt (track 2)
publisher:
Schott Music International (publisher; do not use as label) (track 6)
recorded at:
RCA Studio A (New York) in New York, New York, United States (1973-07) (tracks 5–14)
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1974-02-25) (tracks 1–4)
part of:
arrangement of:
Liebesfreud (for violin and piano) (track 7)
Liebesleid (for violin and piano) (track 6)
is based on:
6 Songs, op. 16: No. 1. Cradle Song (for voice+piano) (track 12)
part of:
6 Etudes, op. 23 (track 4)
recording of:
Flight of the Bumblebee, TN iii/9 (for piano solo, Rachmaninov) (1973-07) (track 5)
Hopak from Sorochintsy Fair, TN iii/8 (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1973-07) (track 10)
Liebesfreud, TN iii/5/2 (after Kriesler's Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen No.2) (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1973-07) (track 7)
Liebesleid, TN iii/5/1 (after Kriesler's Alt-Wiener Tanzweisen No.1) (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1973-07) (track 6)
Minuet from L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1, TN iii/3 (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1973-07) (track 13)
Polka de W.R., TN ii/18 (1973-07) (track 11)
Suite from Partita for violin in E major, TN iii/1: I. Preludio (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (1973-07) (track 9)
Etude in C, op. 23 no. 2 "Staccato" (1974-02-25) (track 4)
La Jongleuse, op. 52 no. 4 (1974-02-25) (track 3)
Ouvertüre zu Tannhäuser, S. 442 (for piano, Liszt) (1974-02-25) (track 2)
version of:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 10)
ASIN: UK: B00000HY89 [info]