Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60
Frédéric Chopin 8:48
2 Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 30 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 3:43
3 Mazurka in F minor, Op. 7 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 2:25
4 Mazurka in E minor, Op. 41 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:57
5 Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 50 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 4:19
6 Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 10 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 2:03
7 Etude in G-flat major, Op. 10 No. 5 "Black Keys"
Frédéric Chopin 1:36
8 Etude in F, Op. 10 No. 8
Frédéric Chopin 2:22
9 Etude in F, Op. 25 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 1:34
10 Etude in E major, Op. 10 No. 3 "Tristesse"
Frédéric Chopin 4:06
11 Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 10 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 2:06
12 Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 7
Frédéric Chopin 5:23
13 Etude in G-flat major, Op. 10 No. 5 "Black Keys"
Frédéric Chopin 1:47
14 Mazurka in B-flat minor, Op. 24 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 4:34
15 Mazurka in B minor, Op. 30 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:48
16 Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 30 No. 4
Frédéric Chopin 3:48
17 Mazurka in D-flat major, Op. 30 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 3:00
18 Mazurka in F-sharp minor, Op. 59 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 3:08
19 Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op. 41 No. 1
Frédéric Chopin 3:08
20 Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 50 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 4:55
21 Mazurka in F minor, Op. 7 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin 2:21
22 Mazurka in C sharp minor, Op. 63 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 2:02
23 Mazurka in F minor, Op. 63 No. 2
Frédéric Chopin 1:46
24 Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 "Heroic"
Frédéric Chopin 6:01
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 19:03
2 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:31
3 Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat major, Op. 73 "Emperor": III. Rondo. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven 9:47
4 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: I. Allegro ma non tanto
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 15:28
5 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: II. Intermezzo. Adagio
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 9:48
6 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: III. Finale. Alla breve
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов 12:13

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Vladimir Horowitz (tracks 1–2, 9–11, 20–21)
Vladimir Horowitz (1932-11-15) (tracks 3, 8)
Vladimir Horowitz (1933-05-29) (track 4)
Vladimir Horowitz (1935-05-02) (track 5)
Vladimir Horowitz (1935-06-02) (tracks 6–7)
Vladimir Horowitz (1945-10-06) (track 24)
Vladimir Horowitz (1949-05-11) (track 19)
Vladimir Horowitz (1949-12-28) (tracks 16–17)
Vladimir Horowitz (1949-12-30) (tracks 22–23)
Vladimir Horowitz (1950-05-10) (track 18)
Vladimir Horowitz (1980-04-13) (track 12)
Vladimir Horowitz (1980-05-04) (track 13)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2–5, 8, 15–23)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (tracks 6–7, 11, 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1832) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834) (track 12)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1834 – 1835) (track 14)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 24)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1845 – 1846) (track 1)
dedicated to:
Auguste Léo (track 24)
publisher:
Brandus & Cie. (Paris) (1846) (track 1)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1846) (track 1)
Wessel & Co (London) (1846) (track 1)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 24)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 60) (track 1)
arrangements:
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 24)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 24)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 10 no. 4: Presto (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 6, 11)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 25 no. 7 (for cello and piano, arr. Franchomme) (track 12)
Étude in C-sharp minor, op. 25 no. 7 (for cello and piano, Glazunov) (track 12)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is the basis for:
Barcarolles (track 1)
Desecration (track 24)
Faible cœur (tracks 3, 21)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR.HELP (FixEight) (track 10)
No Other Love (Chopin adaptation) (track 10)
さびしんぼう (track 10)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 24)
later versions:
Chopin w Chinach (track 10)
Dans la nuit (Sarah Brightman song) (track 10)
live recording of:
orchestrations:
Mazurka no. 17 in B-flat minor, op. 24 no. 4 (orch. Stokowski) (track 14)
part of:
Mazurkas, op. 41 (tracks 4, 19)
Mazurkas, op. 63 (tracks 22–23)
Mazurkas, op. 30 (tracks 2, 15–17)
Mazurkas, op. 50 (tracks 5, 20)
Mazurkas, op. 59 (track 18)
Mazurkas, op. 7 (tracks 3, 21)
Mazurkas, op. 24 (track 14)
Études, op. 10 (tracks 6–8, 10–11, 13)
Études, op. 25 (tracks 9, 12)
recording of:
Mazurka no. 7 in F minor, op. 7 no. 3 (1932-11-15) (track 3)
Mazurka no. 40 in F minor, op. 63 no. 2 (1949-12-30) (track 23)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

piano:
Vladimir Horowitz (1952-04-26) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1809) (tracks 1–3)
Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов (1909 – 1909-09-23) (tracks 4–6)
conductor:
Fritz Reiner (1951-05-08) (track 4)
Fritz Reiner (1951-05-08 – 1951-05-10) (track 5)
Fritz Reiner (1951-05-10) (track 6)
Fritz Reiner (1952-04-26) (tracks 1–3)
orchestra:
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra (1951-05-08) (track 4)
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra (1951-05-08 – 1951-05-10) (track 5)
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra (1951-05-10) (track 6)
RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra (1952-04-26) (tracks 1–3)
producer:
John Pfeiffer (producer and engineer) (tracks 4–6)
recording engineer:
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1951-05-08) (track 4)
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1951-05-08 – 1951-05-10) (track 5)
Lewis Layton (engineer) (1951-05-10) (track 6)
solo piano:
Vladimir Horowitz (1951-05-08) (track 4)
Vladimir Horowitz (1951-05-08 – 1951-05-10) (track 5)
Vladimir Horowitz (1951-05-10) (track 6)
arrangements:
live recording of:
part of:
Piano Concerto no. 3 in D minor, op. 30 (movement) (tracks 4–6)
recording of:

Release

part of: Great Pianists of the 20th Century (Philips 1998) (number: 49)
ASIN: UK: B00001X5AG [info]