Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Marche militaire no. 1 in D (from: D. 733)
Franz Schubert / Carl Tausig 4:24
2 Erlkönig
Franz Schubert / Franz Liszt 4:57
3 Hunting Song (from: Lieder ohne Worte, op. 19)
Felix Mendelssohn 2:15
4 Spring Song (from: Lieder ohne Worte, op. 62)
Felix Mendelssohn 2:44
5 Polonaise in A, op. 40 no. 1 "Military"
Frédéric Chopin 3:05
6 Valse-Caprice in E-flat
Anton Rubinstein 5:04
7 Warum? (no. 3 from Fantasiestücke, op. 12)
Robert Schumann 2:39
8 Liebestraum no. 3 in A-flat
Franz Liszt 3:39
9 Etude no. 3 in C minor, op. 120
Erich Walter Sternberg 3:45
10 The Sanctuary
Józef Hofmann 2:26
11 Butterfly (from: Lyric Pieces, op. 43)
Edvard Grieg 1:53
12 The Bee's Wedding (from: Lieder ohne Worte, op. 67)
Felix Mendelssohn 1:45
13 Capriccio espagnole, op. 37 (abridged)
Moritz Moszkowski 4:30
14 Minuet célèbre in G, op. 14 no. 1
Ignacy Jan Paderewski 3:37
15 Tarantella (revised version, 1859) (Supplmement to "Années de pèlerinage", Deuxième année : Italie)
Franz Liszt 4:42
16 Waltz in E minor, op. posth.
Frédéric Chopin 2:28
17 Waltz in A-flat, op. 34 no. 1 "Valse brillante"
Frédéric Chopin 3:48
18 Rondon capriccioso, op. 14 (abridged)
Felix Mendelssohn 3:44
19 La Jongleuse, op. 52 no. 4
Moritz Moszkowski 1:40
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fantasie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66
Frédéric Chopin 4:10
2 The Maiden's Wish (from: 6 chants polonais de F. Chopin)
Franz Liszt 3:14
3 Berceuse in D-flat, op. 57
Frédéric Chopin 3:13
4 Valse gracile
Horatio Parker 1:46
5 Birds at Dawn, op. 20 no. 2
Fannie Charles Dillon 2:24
6 Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C-sharp minor
Franz Liszt 8:29
7 Etude de concert no. 1: Walderauschen
Franz Liszt 3:20
8 Gavotte in A (from: Paride ed Elena)
Christoph Willibald Gluck / Johannes Brahms 3:38
9 Polonaise no. 3 in A, op. 40 no. 1 "Military"
Frédéric Chopin 3:07
10 Pastorale e capriccio
Domenico Scarlatti / Carl Tausig 4:43
11 Nocturne (from: Mignonettes)
Józef Hofmann 2:20
12 Waltz in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2
Frédéric Chopin 3:13
13 Nocturne in F-sharp, op. 15 no. 2
Frédéric Chopin 3:57
14 Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:22
15 Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5
Sergei Rachmaninoff 3:32
16 Melody in F, op. 3 no. 1
Anton Rubinstein 3:11
17 Scherzo in B minor, op. 20 (abridged)
Frédéric Chopin 4:40
18 Magic Fire Music (from: Die Walküre)
Richard Wagner / Louis Brassin 4:21
19 My Darling (from: 6 chants polonais de F. Chopin)
Franz Liszt 3:51
20 Turkish March from "Die Ruinen von Athen"
Ludwig van Beethoven / Anton Rubinstein 2:19

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Józef Hofmann (1903) (tracks 1–5)
Józef Hofmann (1912-04-06) (track 6)
Józef Hofmann (1912-04-08) (tracks 7–8)
Józef Hofmann (1915-11-08) (tracks 9–10)
Józef Hofmann (1916-10-13) (tracks 11–12)
Józef Hofmann (1916-10-16) (track 13)
Józef Hofmann (1916-11-02) (tracks 14–16)
Józef Hofmann (1918-02-13) (tracks 17–18)
Józef Hofmann (1918-02-14) (track 19)
piano arranger:
Carl Tausig (track 1)
Franz Liszt (1837 – 1838) (track 2)
arranger:
Franz Liszt (track 8)
composer:
Edvard Grieg (track 11)
Józef Hofmann (track 10)
Franz Liszt (track 15)
Moritz Moszkowski (tracks 13, 19)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (tracks 1–2)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (– 1837-07) (track 7)
Felix Mendelssohn (1824) (track 18)
Felix Mendelssohn (1829 – 1830) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (track 16)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1835 – 1838) (track 17)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 5)
Felix Mendelssohn (1842 – 1844) (track 4)
Felix Mendelssohn (1843 – 1845) (track 12)
Franz Liszt (1850) (track 8)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1887) (track 14)
part of:
Works of Felix Mendelssohn by opus number (number: op. 14) (track 18)
Works of Moritz Moszkowski by opus number (number: op. 37) (track 13)
arrangement of:
Erlkönig, D. 328 (track 2)
O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst, S. 298/2 (second version) (track 8)
arrangements:
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Lied ohne Worte A-Dur, op. 62 Nr. 6 (for violin and piano, Hermann) (track 4)
Lied ohne Worte C-Dur, op. 67 Nr. 4 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Menuet célèbre, op. 14 no. 1 (for violin and piano, Kreisler) (track 14)
Menuet célèbre, op. 14 no. 1 (catch-all for unknown arrangements) (track 14)
Menuet célèbre, op. 14 no. 1 (for cello and piano, Cassadó) (track 14)
Military Polonaise (for brass band, Mortimer) (track 5)
Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Spinning Song (for percussion and brass band, Snell) (track 12)
has revision:
Erlkönig, S. 558 Nr. 4 bis (for solo piano, Liszt - alternative passages) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Liebesträume (german vocals) (track 8)
later versions:
In i säcken (track 1)
orchestrations:
Chanson du printemps (orchestrated by Guiraud) (track 4)
La Fileuse (orchestrated by Guiraud) (track 12)
Menuet célèbre, op. 14 no. 1 (orchestrated by A. Morelli) (track 14)
Menuet célèbre, op. 14 no. 1 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 14)
Valse-Caprice in E-flat major (orchestrated by Müller-Berghaus) (track 6)
part of:
Polonaises, op. 40 (track 5)
Waltzes, op. 34 (track 17)
Trois impressions (track 10)
Lieder ohne Worte, op. 62 (for piano) (track 4)
partial recording of:
Caprice espagnol, op. 37 (1916-10-16) (track 13)
recording of:
Erlkönig, S. 558 Nr. 4 (for piano solo, Liszt) (1903) (track 2)
Marche militaire (for solo piano, Tausig) (1903) (track 1)
Valse-Caprice in E-flat major (for piano) (1912-04-06) (track 6)
Fantasiestücke, op. 12: III. Warum? (1912-04-08) (track 7)
Etude no. 3 in C minor, op. 120 (1915-11-08) (track 9)
Trois impressions: Nº 3. Le Sanctuaire (1915-11-08) (track 10)
Lied ohne Worte C-Dur, op. 67 Nr. 4 (1916-10-13) (track 12)
Menuet célèbre, op. 14 no. 1 (for piano) (1916-11-02) (track 14)
Tarantella, S. 162 no. 3 (1916-11-02) (track 15)
Waltz no. 14 in E minor, B. 56 (1916-11-02) (track 16)
Rondo capriccioso, op. 14 (1918-02-13) (track 18)
La Jongleuse, op. 52 no. 4 (1918-02-14) (track 19)
revision of:

CD 2

piano:
Józef Hofmann (1918-03-06) (tracks 1–2)
Józef Hofmann (1918-03-26) (track 3)
Józef Hofmann (1918-04-07) (tracks 4–5)
Józef Hofmann (1922-12) (track 6)
Józef Hofmann (1923) (tracks 7–20)
piano arranger:
Louis Brassin (track 18)
Carl Tausig (tracks 10, 10)
Franz Liszt (1857 – 1860) (tracks 2, 19)
composer:
Johannes Brahms (track 8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–3, 19)
Józef Hofmann (track 11)
Franz Liszt (tracks 6–7)
Domenico Scarlatti (tracks 10, 10)
Richard Wagner (track 18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830 – 1832) (track 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831 – 1832) (track 17)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (track 12)
Антон Григорьевич Рубинштейн (Russian composer) (1852) (track 16)
Horatio Parker (1899) (track 4)
dedicated to:
Thomas Albrecht (friend of Chopin) (track 17)
Elise Gavard (track 3)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 20) (track 17)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 3)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 1)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
2 Mélodies, op. 3: No. 1 in F major (catch-all unknown arrangement) (track 16)
2 Mélodies, op. 3: No. 1 in F major (arr. David Popper) (track 16)
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 1)
Military Polonaise (for brass band, Mortimer) (track 9)
Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3: No. 2. Prélude in C-sharp minor (catch all for arrangements) (track 14)
Morceaux de fantaisie, op. 3: no. 2 Prélude in C-sharp minor (2-piano version by composer) (track 14)
Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (for organ, Vierne) (track 14)
Prelude in G minor (for violin, arr. by Ernst Schliephake) (track 15)
Waltz no. 7 in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2 (arr. Davydov for piano and cello) (track 12)
has revision:
is based on:
is the basis for:
Desecration (track 6)
Ebony Rhapsody (track 6)
L'Alcool (track 6)
later versions:
Chopin w Andaluzji (track 12)
Chopin w Indiach (track 1)
orchestrations:
2 Mélodies, op. 3: No. 1 in F major (orchestrated by D'Indy) (track 16)
Chopiniana, op. 46: IV. Waltz (added for revised version) (track 12)
Hungarian Rhapsody no. 2 in C-sharp minor, S. 244 no. 2 (for orchestra, arr. Müller-Berghaus) (track 6)
Les Sylphides: VII. Walzer (orch. by Douglas) (track 12)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orchestrated by H. Wood) (track 14)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 3 no. 2 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 14)
Prelude in G minor, op. 23 no. 5 (orch. by Lucien Cailliet) (track 15)
Preludes in C-sharp minor (orch. by Stokowski) (track 14)
part of:
Mignonettes (for piano) (track 11)
2 Mélodies, op. 3 (track 16)
Polonaises, op. 40 (track 9)
8 Descriptive Pieces, op. 20 (for piano) (track 5)
Nocturnes, op. 15 (track 13)
Waltzes, op. 64 (track 12)
3 Characteristic Pieces, op. 49 (for piano) (track 4)
10 Preludes, op. 23 (track 15)
6 Chants polonais, S. 480 (tracks 2, 19)
recording of:
Die Walküre: Feuerzauber (for piano, Brassin) (track 18)
6 Chants polonais, S. 480: 1. Mädchens Wünsch (Życzenie (#1) in Chopin's Polish Songs) (1918-03-06) (track 2)
Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 (1918-03-26) (track 3)
Birds at Dawn, op. 20 no. 2 (1918-04-07) (track 5)
Valse gracile, op. 49 no. 3 (1918-04-07) (track 4)
2 Mélodies, op. 3: No. 1 in F major (for solo piano) (1923) (track 16)
6 Chants polonais, S. 480: 5. Meine Freuden (Moja pieszczotka (#12) in Chopin's Polish Songs) (1923) (track 19)
Capriccio in E minor (1923) (track 10)
Complaint (Nocturne) (Mignonettes) (1923) (track 11)
Turkish March from Beethoven's "The Ruins of Athens" (for piano, arr. Rubinstein) (1923) (track 20)

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 46)
ASIN: US: B00001X5AD [info]