Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ballade no. 3 in A-flat major Fryderyk Chopin 7:43
2 Mazurka no. 23 in D major, op. 33 no. 2 Fryderyk Chopin 2:35
3 Piano Concerto no. 2 in F minor, op. 21: Larghetto Fryderyk Chopin 9:28
4 Waltz no. 9 in A-flat, op. posth. 69 no. 1, “Farewell” Fryderyk Chopin 5:03
5 Nocturne no. 2 in E flat major, op. 9 no. 2 Fryderyk Chopin 4:34
6 Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 Fryderyk Chopin 4:42
7 Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 Fryderyk Chopin 5:29
8 Étude no. 3 in E major, op. 10 no. 3 Fryderyk Chopin 4:35
9 Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1, “Minute” Fryderyk Chopin 1:49
10 Polonaise no. 6 in A-flat major, op. 53, “Heroic” Fryderyk Chopin 7:17
11 Prelude no. 15 in D-flat major, op. 28, “Raindrop” Fryderyk Chopin 5:53
12 Scherzo no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 31 Fryderyk Chopin 10:59
13 Piano Sonata no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 35: Marche funèbre Fryderyk Chopin 9:12

Credits

CD 1

piano:
İdil Biret (1990-03) (track 2)
İdil Biret (1990-03-21 – 1990-03-22) (track 8)
İdil Biret (1990-09-03 – 1990-09-05) (track 13)
İdil Biret (1990-11 – 1991-03) (tracks 7, 12)
İdil Biret (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
İdil Biret (1991-03 – 1991-09) (tracks 4, 9)
İdil Biret (1991-03 – 1992-02) (tracks 1, 6)
İdil Biret (1991-05) (track 10)
İdil Biret (1991-07 – 1991-09) (track 5)
İdil Biret (1992-02) (track 11)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1830) (track 3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1835) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830 – 1832) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1832) (track 8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 11)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1837) (track 12)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 2)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (track 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (track 9)
conductor:
Róbert Stankovský (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
dedicated to:
Adele Fürstensein (track 12)
Elise Gavard (track 6)
Auguste Léo (track 10)
orchestra:
Slovak State Philharmonice Orchestra (Kosice) (Slovak State Philharmonic, Košice) (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
producer:
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (track 5)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1990-03) (tracks 2, 8)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1990-09) (track 13)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1990-11) (track 3)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1990-11 – 1991-03) (tracks 7, 12)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1991-03 – 1991-09) (tracks 4, 9)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1991-03 – 1992-02) (tracks 1, 6)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1991-05) (track 10)
Martin Sauer (engineer/producer) (1992-02) (track 11)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1991) (track 5)
recorded at:
Tonstudio van Geest in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1990-09-03 – 1990-09-05) (track 13)
Tonstudio van Geest in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1990-11 – 1991-03) (tracks 7, 12)
Dom umenia in Košice, Košický kraj, Slovakia (1990-11-03 – 1990-11-10) (track 3)
Tonstudio van Geest in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1991-03 – 1991-09) (tracks 4, 9)
Clara-Wieck-Auditorium (Sandhausen/Heidelberg) in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1991-03 – 1992-02) (tracks 1, 6)
Tonstudio van Geest in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1991-07 – 1991-09) (track 5)
Clara-Wieck-Auditorium (Sandhausen/Heidelberg) in Sandhausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1992-02) (track 11)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 31) (track 12)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 10)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 57) (track 6)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 66) (track 7)
arrangements:
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (catch all for arrangements) (track 7)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2 (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 5)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2: Andante (for violin and piano, arr. Sarasate) (track 5)
Nocturne no. 2 in E-flat major, op. 9 no. 2: Andante (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Nocturne, op. 9 no. 2 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 5)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 10)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 10)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 11)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 11)
Valse, op. 64 no. 1 (The Minute Waltz) (for trombone and piano, Jacobsen) (track 9)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 “Minute Waltz” (catchall work for all unspecified transcriptions. Please do not add an arranger AR to this work, create a new arrangement work instead) (track 9)
Waltz no. 7 in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2 (arr. Davydov for piano and cello) (track 9)
Waltz no. 9 in A-flat major, op. 69 no. 1 (arr. Godowsky) (track 4)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Aime-moi (track 2)
Chopin’s Nocturne in E Flat (Greeley adaptation) (track 5)
Desecration (tracks 10, 12)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR.HELP (FixEight) (track 8)
Lemon Incest (track 8)
My Twilight Dream (track 5)
No Other Love (Chopin adaptation) (track 8)
Tristesse (L’ombre s’enfuit) (track 8)
We Were Lovers (track 8)
さびしんぼう (track 8)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 10)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 11)
Chopin w Brazylii (track 5)
Chopin w Bułgarii (track 2)
Chopin w Chinach (track 8)
Chopin w Indiach (track 7)
Dans la nuit (Sarah Brightman song) (track 8)
Marche funèbre (track 13)
orchestrations:
Funeral March (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 13)
Les Sylphides: IV. Mazurka (orch. by Douglas) (track 2)
Marche funèbre (track 13)
part of:
Waltzes, op. 64 (track 9)
Waltzes, op. 69 (track 4)
Mazurkas, op. 33 (track 2)
Nocturnes, op. 9 (track 5)
Études, op. 10 (track 8)
recording of:
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (1990-03-21 – 1990-03-22) (track 8)
Fantaisie-impromptu in C-sharp minor, op. 66 (1990-11 – 1991-03) (track 7)
Scherzo no. 2 in B-flat minor, op. 31 (1990-11 – 1991-03) (track 12)
Waltz no. 9 in A-flat major, op. 69 no. 1 (1991-03 – 1991-09) (track 4)
Ballade no. 3 in A-flat major, op. 47 (1991-03 – 1992-02) (track 1)
Berceuse in D-flat major, op. 57 (1991-03 – 1992-02) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:

Release

liner notes:Keith Anderson (Naxos related liner notes writer)
copyrighted by:HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1997)
phonographic copyright by:HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1990 – 1992)
ASIN:UK: B0000014H5 [info]
discography entry:http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.556654 [info]
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