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Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: I. Maestoso
Frédéric Chopin 13:40
2 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: II. Larghetto
Frédéric Chopin 8:54
3 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: III. Allegro vivace
Frédéric Chopin 8:19
4 Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat major, Op. 51
Frédéric Chopin 4:27
5 Waltz No. 1 in E-flat major "Grande Valse Brillante", Op. 18
Frédéric Chopin 4:36
6 Waltz No. 2 in A-flat major, Op. 34 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 4:31
7 Waltz No. 3 in A minor, Op. 34 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 4:07
8 Waltz No. 4 in F major, Op. 34 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 2:04
9 Waltz No. 5 in A-flat major, Op. 42 "Grande Valse"
Frédéric Chopin 3:40
10 Waltz No. 6 in D flat major "Minute", Op. 64 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 1:32
11 Waltz No. 7 in C-sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 3:04
12 Waltz No. 8 in A-flat major, Op. 64 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 2:54
13 Waltz No. 9 in A-flat major, Op. 69 No. 1 "L'adieu"
Frédéric Chopin 3:16
14 Waltz No. 10 in B minor, Op. 69 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 2:53
15 Waltz No. 11 in G-flat major, Op. 70 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 2:56
16 Waltz No. 12 in F major, Op. 70 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 2:13
17 Waltz No. 13 in D-flat major, Op. 70 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 1:54
18 Waltz No. 14 in E minor, B. 56
Frédéric Chopin 2:37
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Prelude in C major, Op. 28 No. 1 "Reunion"
Frédéric Chopin 0:38
2 Prelude in A minor, Op. 28 No. 2 "Presentiment of Death"
Frédéric Chopin 2:04
3 Prelude in G major, Op. 28 No. 3 "Thou Art So Like a Flower"
Frédéric Chopin 1:02
4 Prelude in E minor, Op. 28 No. 4 "Suffocation"
Frédéric Chopin 1:37
5 Prelude in D major, Op. 28 No. 5 "Uncertainty"
Frédéric Chopin 0:38
6 Prelude in B minor, Op. 28 No. 6 "Tolling Bells"
Frédéric Chopin 1:37
7 Prelude in A major, Op. 28 No. 7 "The Polish Dance"
Frédéric Chopin 0:38
8 Prelude in F-sharp minor, Op. 28 No. 8 "Desperation"
Frédéric Chopin 1:44
9 Prelude in E major, Op. 28 No. 9 "Vision"
Frédéric Chopin 1:16
10 Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 28 No. 10 "The Night Moth"
Frédéric Chopin 0:34
11 Prelude in B major, Op. 28 No. 11 "Dragon Fly"
Frédéric Chopin 0:38
12 Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op. 28 No. 12 "Duel"
Frédéric Chopin 1:13
13 Prelude in F-sharp major, Op. 28 No. 13 "Loss"
Frédéric Chopin 2:44
14 Prelude in E-flat minor, Op. 28 No. 14 "Fear"
Frédéric Chopin 0:37
15 Prelude in D-flat major, Op. 28 No. 15 "Raindrop"
Frédéric Chopin 4:38
16 Prelude in B-flat minor, Op. 28 No. 16 "Hades"
Frédéric Chopin 1:11
17 Prelude in A-flat major, Op. 28 No. 17 "A Scene on the Place de Notre Dame de Paris"
Frédéric Chopin 2:49
18 Prelude in F minor, Op. 28 No. 18 "Suicide"
Frédéric Chopin 0:54
19 Prelude in E-flat major, Op. 28 No. 19 "Heartfelt Happiness"
Frédéric Chopin 1:18
20 Prelude in C minor, Op. 28 No. 20 "Funeral March"
Frédéric Chopin 1:28
21 Prelude in B-flat major, Op. 28 No. 21 "Sunday"
Frédéric Chopin 1:38
22 Prelude in G minor, Op. 28 No. 22 "Impatience"
Frédéric Chopin 0:47
23 Prelude in F major, Op. 28 No. 23 "A Pleasure Boat"
Frédéric Chopin 0:44
24 Prelude in D minor, Op. 28 No. 24 "The Storm"
Frédéric Chopin 2:29
25 Etude No. 1 in C major, Op. 10 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 2:04
26 Etude No. 2 in A minor, Op. 10 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:27
27 Etude No. 3 in E major "Tristesse", Op. 10 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 3:59
28 Etude No. 4 in C sharp minor, Op. 10 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 2:07
29 Etude No. 5 in G flat major "Black Keys", Op. 10 No. 5
Frédéric Chopin 1:39
30 Etude No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 10 No. 6
Frédéric Chopin 2:53
31 Etude No. 7 in C major, Op. 10 No. 7
Frédéric Chopin 1:35
32 Etude No. 8 in F major, Op. 10 No. 8
Frédéric Chopin 2:27
33 Etude No. 9 in F minor, Op. 10 No. 9
Frédéric Chopin 2:10
34 Etude No. 10 in A flat, Op. 10 No. 10
Frédéric Chopin 1:58
35 Etude No. 11 in E flat, Op. 10 No. 11
Frédéric Chopin 1:49
36 Etude No. 12 in C minor "Revolutionary", Op. 10 No. 12
Frédéric Chopin 2:39
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Etude No. 13 in A flat major "Aeolian Harp", Op. 25 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 2:06
2 Etude No. 14 in F minor "Balm", Op. 25 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:26
3 Etude No. 15 in F major "Cartwheel", Op. 25 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 1:46
4 Etude No. 16 in A minor, Op. 25 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 1:35
5 Etude No. 17 in E minor, Op. 25 No. 5
Frédéric Chopin 2:49
6 Etude No. 18 in G sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 6
Frédéric Chopin 2:01
7 Etude No. 19 in C sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 7
Frédéric Chopin 4:32
8 Etude No. 20 in D flat major, Op. 25 No. 8
Frédéric Chopin 1:09
9 Etude No. 21 in G flat major "Butterfly", Op. 25 No. 9
Frédéric Chopin 1:07
10 Etude No. 22 in B minor, Op. 25 No. 10
Frédéric Chopin 3:07
11 Etude No. 23 in A minor "Winter Wind", Op. 25 No. 11
Frédéric Chopin 3:37
12 Etude No. 24 in C minor "Ocean", Op. 25 No. 12
Frédéric Chopin 2:48
13 Spring "The dew glistens, the stream gushes through the fields", Op. 74 No. 2 (arr. for piano)
Frédéric Chopin 2:23
14 The ring "I'm sad, nurse", Op. 74 No. 14 (arr. for piano)
Frédéric Chopin 2:02
15 Nocturne No. 4 in F major, Op. 15 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 4:28
16 Nocturne No. 5 in F-sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 3:15
17 Nocturne No. 7 in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 4:36
18 Nocturne No. 15 in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 4:26
19 Nocturne No. 16 in E-flat major, Op. 55 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 4:27
20 Nouvelle étude in F minor, B. 130 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 1:50
21 Nouvelle étude in D flat major, B. 130 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 1:39
22 Nouvelle étude in A flat major, B. 130 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:51
23 Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 45
Frédéric Chopin 4:01

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1935-07-08) (tracks 1–3)
piano:
Alfred Cortot (1933-07-05) (track 4)
Alfred Cortot (1935-07-08) (tracks 1–3)
Alfred Cortot (1943-05-24) (tracks 5–18)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 4)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1830) (tracks 1–3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1832) (tracks 15–17)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1835) (tracks 13–14)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (track 18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1833) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1835 – 1838) (tracks 6–8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1840) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (tracks 10–12)
conductor:
Sir John Barbirolli (1935-07-08) (tracks 1–3)
dedicated to:
Laura Harsford (track 5)
recorded at:
Studio Albert in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1943-05-24) (tracks 5–18)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 18) (track 5)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 42) (track 9)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 51) (track 4)
arrangements:
Valse brillante (clarinet sextet) (track 8)
Valse, op. 64 no. 1 (The Minute Waltz) (for trombone and piano, Jacobsen) (track 10)
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 5)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (arranged by Michałowski) (track 10)
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 10)
Waltz, op. 34 no. 2 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Chopin w Andaluzji (track 11)
orchestrations:
Chopiniana, op. 46: IV. Waltz (added for revised version) (track 11)
Grande Valse Brillante, op. 18 (orch. Igor Stravinsky) (track 5)
Les Sylphides: VII. Walzer (orch. by Douglas) (track 11)
Les Sylphides: VIII. Walzer (orch. by Douglas) (track 5)
part of:
Waltzes, op. 69 (tracks 13–14)
Waltzes, op. 34 (tracks 6–8)
Waltzes, op. 64 (tracks 10–12)
Waltzes, op. 70 (tracks 15–17)
recording of:
Waltz no. 10 in B minor, op. 69 no. 2 (1943-05-24) (track 14)
Waltz no. 12 in F minor, op. 70 no. 2 (1943-05-24) (track 16)
Waltz no. 14 in E minor, B. 56 (1943-05-24) (track 18)
Waltz no. 3 in A minor, op. 34 no. 2 (1943-05-24) (track 7)
Waltz no. 4 in F major, op. 34 no. 3 (1943-05-24) (track 8)

CD 2

piano:
Alfred Cortot (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (tracks 25–36)
Alfred Cortot (1942-12-02) (tracks 1–24)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–6, 8–12, 19–24, 32, 34–35)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829) (tracks 25–26, 33)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (tracks 28–30)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831) (track 36)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1832) (track 27)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1833) (track 31)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (tracks 13–18)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838 – 1839) (track 1)
recorded at:
Studio Albert in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (tracks 25–36)
Studio Albert in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1942-12-02) (tracks 1–24)
arrangements:
Continuum (FEZ) (track 4)
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)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 10 no. 4: Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (track 28)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 27)
is the basis for:
Could It Be Magic (track 20)
No Other Love (Chopin adaptation) (track 27)
Preludium A Nr. 7 (track 7)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 15)
Chopin w Chinach (track 27)
Chopin w Persji (track 4)
Dans la nuit (Sarah Brightman song) (track 27)
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:
Études, op. 10 (tracks 25–36)
recording of:
Étude in A minor, op. 10 no. 2: Allegro (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 26)
Étude in A-flat major, op. 10 no. 10: Vivace assai (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 34)
Étude in C major, op. 10 no. 1: Allegro (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 25)
Étude in C major, op. 10 no. 7: Vivace (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 31)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 10 no. 4: Presto (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 28)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 27)
Étude in E-flat major, op. 10 no. 11: Allegretto (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 35)
Étude in F major, op. 10 no. 8: Allegro (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 32)
Étude in F minor, op. 10 no. 9: Allegro molto agitato (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 33)
Étude in G-flat major, op. 10 no. 5 "Black Keys": Vivace (1942-11-02 – 1942-11-04) (track 29)
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

piano:
Alfred Cortot (1939-03-10) (tracks 13–14)
Alfred Cortot (1942-11-04) (tracks 1–12)
Alfred Cortot (1947-10-10 – 1947-10-15) (tracks 18–19)
Alfred Cortot (1948-04-20) (track 16)
Alfred Cortot (1949-11-04) (tracks 20–23)
Alfred Cortot (1951-10-17) (tracks 15, 17)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8–9, 12, 15, 18, 23)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830 – 1832) (track 16)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1835) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (tracks 1, 3, 11, 14, 17)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1837) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 20–22)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1843) (track 19)
lyricist:
Stefan Witwicki (tracks 13–14)
recorded at:
Studio Albert in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1942-11-04) (tracks 1–12)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 45) (track 23)
arrangements:
6 Chants polonais, S. 480: 2. Frühling (Wiosna (#2) in Chopin's Polish Songs) (track 13)
6 Chants polonais, S. 480: 3. Das Ringlein (Pierścień (#14) in Chopin's Polish Songs) (track 14)
Nocturne in E-flat, op. 55 no. 2 (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 19)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 25 no. 7 (for cello and piano, arr. Franchomme) (track 7)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 25 no. 7 (for cello and piano, Glazunov) (track 7)
is the basis for:
later versions:
Chopin w Armenii (track 13)
orchestrations:
part of:
Pieśni, op. 74 (tracks 13–14)
Nocturnes, op. 27 (track 17)
Nocturnes, op. 15 (tracks 15–16)
Nocturnes, op. 55 (tracks 18–19)
Études, op. 25 (tracks 1–12)
recording of:
Song in G minor, op. 74 no. 2 "Wiosna" (1939-03-10) (track 13)
Nocturne no. 15 in F minor, op. 55 no. 1: Andante (1947-10-10 – 1947-10-15) (track 18)
Nocturne no. 16 in E-flat major, op. 55 no. 2: Lento (1947-10-10 – 1947-10-15) (track 19)
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 45 (1949-11-04) (track 23)

Release

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