DECCA SOUND Piano Edition

DECCA SOUND
The Piano Edition

Int. Release 20 Oct. 2017
55 CDs


Track List

CD 1: Schumann: Piano Concerto / Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54

Martha Argerich, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Riccardo Chailly

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, S. 124

Piano Concerto No. 2 in A Major, S. 125

Julius Katchen, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta

Total Playing Time: 1:09:19

CD 2: Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 / Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Robert Scheiwein, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Vladimir Ashkenazy, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn

Total Playing Time: 1:19:21

CD 3: Chopin: Etudes, Op.10 & 25; Trois Nouvelles Etudes

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
12 Etudes, Op. 10

12 Etudes, Op. 25

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Total Playing Time: 1:07:53

CD 4: Rachmaninov: Suites Nos. 1 & 2; Symphonic Dances

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Suite No.1 for 2 Pianos, Op.5

Suite No.2 for 2 Pianos, Op.17

Symphonic Dances, Op.45

Two pianos

Vladimir Ashkenazy, André Previn

Total Playing Time: 1:19:32

CD 5: Wilhelm Backhaus - Carnegie Hall Recital, 1954

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique"

Piano Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2 "The Tempest"

5.
6:15

6.
6:15

Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat Major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"

Wilhelm Backhaus

Total Playing Time: 52:12

CD 6: Wilhelm Backhaus - Carnegie Hall Recital, 1954

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op. 79

2.
2:55

3.
1:45

Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
4 Impromptus, Op. 142, D. 935

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
8 Fantasiestücke, Op. 12

7.
3:00

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Soirées de Vienne, S.427

8.
6:40

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
4 Piano Pieces, Op.119

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob.XVI: 48

Piano Sonata in E-Flat Major, Hob.XVI: 52

12.
5:46

13.
4:51

Piano Sonata in E Minor, Hob.XVI: 34

15.
2:37

16.
3:01

Wilhelm Backhaus

Total Playing Time: 1:23:26

CD 7: Chopin: Etudes; Waltzes

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
12 Etudes, Op. 10

Arr. Godowsky

12 Etudes, Op. 25

Waltz No.8 in A flat, Op.64 No.3

Waltz No.12 in F minor/A flat, Op.70 No.2

Waltz No.13 in D flat, Op.70 No.3

Jorge Bolet

Total Playing Time: 51:50

CD 8: Liszt: Schubert Song Transcriptions

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Jorge Bolet

Total Playing Time: 50:37

CD 9: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 / Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No. 4

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30

Shura Cherkassky, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov

Anton Grigorievich Rubinstein (1829 - 1894)
Piano Concerto No.4 in D, Op.70

Shura Cherkassky, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy

Total Playing Time: 1:21:44

CD 10: Kaleidoscope

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125

Paraphrase by Godowsky

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764)
3.
2:53

Leopold Godowsky (1870 - 1938)
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
6 Moments musicaux, Op. 94, D.780

Arr. Leopold Godowsky

Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909)
Leopold Godowsky (1870 - 1938)
Triakontameron - 30 Moods & Scenes in Triple Measure

Josef Casimir Hofmann (1876 - 1957)
Anton Grigorievich Rubinstein (1829 - 1894)
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
6 Pieces, Op.19, TH.133

Alexander Glazunov (1865 - 1936)
3 Miniatures for Piano, Op.42

Cécile Chaminade (1857 - 1944)
Maurice Moritz Moszkowski (1854 - 1925)
Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
10 Preludes, Op.23

Morceaux de Salon, Op.10

15.
4:14

5 Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3

13 Préludes, Op.32

5 Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3

Shura Cherkassky

Total Playing Time: 1:11:05

CD 11: Beethoven: Eroica Variations / Schubert: Moments Musicaux

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
15 Variations and Fugue in E-Flat Major, Op. 35, "Eroica Variations"

2.
0:38

3.
0:56

4.
0:41

5.
0:38

6.
0:48

7.
0:38

9.
0:54

10.
0:40

11.
0:42

12.
0:47

13.
0:38

14.
0:40

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
6 Moments musicaux, Op. 94, D.780

18.
5:08

19.
6:37

21.
4:17

23.
7:39

Clifford Curzon

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Clifford Curzon, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:08:30

CD 12: Mozart: Piano Concerto Nos. 20 & 27

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

Piano Concerto No. 27 in B Flat Major, K. 595

Clifford Curzon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:05:03

CD 13: Mozart: Piano Concerto Nos. 23 & 24

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488

Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491

Clifford Curzon, London Symphony Orchestra, István Kertész

Total Playing Time: 56:16

CD 14: Gottschalk: Piano Works / Saint-Saëns: Carnival Of The Animals

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
9.
4:52

11.
7:14

12.
2:49

Ivan Davis

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125

16.
0:00
2:17

Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

Robin McGee, Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

19.
0:00
2:31

Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

Antony Pay, Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

22.
0:00
1:12

23.
0:00
1:20

24.
0:00
1:19

Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

25.
0:00
2:47

Christopher van Kampen, Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

26.
0:00
1:58

Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

Total Playing Time: 1:15:01

CD 15: Two-Piano Encores

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Suite No.1 for 2 Pianos, Op.5

1.
7:54

Aram Il'yich Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)
Three Pieces for Piano Duet

Jaromír Weinberger (1896 - 1967)
Schwanda the Bagpiper

Arr. Weinberger for two pianos

3.
7:40

Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
Anton Stepanovich Arensky (1861 - 1906)
Suite for Two Pianos

5.
0:00
4:45

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
16 Waltzes, Op.39

7.
1:02

8.
0:26

9.
1:10

10.
1:45

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
6 Studien in kanonischer Form, Op.56

Arr. 2 Pianos

13.
1:49

14.
2:51

Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
Sonata for Piano 4 Hands, FP 8

Darius Milhaud (1892 - 1974)
Scaramouche, Suite for 2 Pianos

Original Version, Op.165b

18.
2:52

19.
3:31

Witold Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994)
Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir

Total Playing Time: 1:06:04

CD 16: The American Virtuoso

Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908)
Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Après un rêve

Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
Amy Marcy Beach (1867 - 1944)
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
Amy Marcy Beach (1867 - 1944)
Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908)
Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Nell, Op.18, No.1

John Dowland (1562 - 1626)
Now, O now, I needs must part

Teresa Carreno (1853 - 1917)
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
Traditional
George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
Lady, Be Good

Arr. Percy Grainger

Clap Your Hands

Alan Feinberg

Total Playing Time: 1:13:40

CD 17: Brasiliero

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Carnaval das çriancas

Children's Carnaval

10.
4:12

12.
1:32

Cirandas, W220

Mozart Carmargo Guarnieri (1907 - 1993)
15.
3:32

16.
1:41

17.
2:40

Henrique Oswald (1852 - 1931)
18.
3:04

Alexandre Levy (1864 - 1892)
19.
2:02

Barrozo Netto (1881 - 1941)
20.
1:45

Oscar Lorenzo Fernândez (1897 - 1948)
Tres Estudos em forma de Sonatina

Tres Estudos em forma de Sonatina

22.
3:13

Tres Estudos em forma de Sonatina

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Prole do bebe, Book 2 - Os Bichinhos (1921)

Claudio Santoro (1919 - 1989)
25.
1:26

26.
2:58

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Francisco Mignone (1897 - 1986)
Quatro Pecas Brasileiras

29.
1:44

30.
2:59

Nelson Freire

Total Playing Time: 1:13:39

CD 18: Chopin: Four Scherzi / Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit / Liszt: En reve; Gnomenreigen

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
6 Chants polonais de Frédéric Chopin, S.480

8.
3:20

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Gaspard de la nuit, M. 55

11.
6:31

12.
5:30

13.
8:38

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
2 Etudes de Concert, S.145

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Sonata For Flute & Harpsichord, BWV 1031

Benjamin Grosvenor

Total Playing Time: 1:20:59

CD 19: Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15

2.
11:19

Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19

5.
8:20

Friedrich Gulda, Wiener Philharmoniker, Horst Stein

Total Playing Time: 1:07:20

CD 20: Gulda - The Early Recordings

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
The Well-Tempered Clavier: Book 1, BWV 846-869

Partita No.1 In B-Flat Major, BWV 825

2.
3:35

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
11 Bagatelles, Op.119

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
12 Etudes, Op. 25

8.
1:24

Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83

12.
3:03

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Images - Book 1, L. 110

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K. 576

15.
4:54

16.
4:50

17.
3:54

Friedrich Gulda

Total Playing Time: 1:13:51

CD 21: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Grieg: Piano Concerto / Lutoslawski: Paganini Variations

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 23, TH 55

Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16

5.
7:00

Peter Jablonski, Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Maag

Witold Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994)
Peter Jablonski, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy

Total Playing Time: 1:16:25

CD 22: Debussy: Préludes Books 1 & 2

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Préludes / Book 1, L. 117

2.
3:50

12.
2:21

Préludes / Book 2, L. 123

13.
4:43

17.
2:35

20.
3:21

22.
3:12

Jean-Rodolphe Kars

Total Playing Time: 1:24:11

CD 23: Brahms: Hungarian Dances; Variations on a Theme by Paganini

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Julius Katchen

Julius Katchen, Jean-Pierre Marty

Variations On A Theme By Paganini, Op.35

22.
11:24

23.
8:56

Julius Katchen

Total Playing Time: 1:06:42

CD 24: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Dohnányi: Variations on a Nursery Song

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

2.
0:19

3.
0:18

4.
0:25

5.
0:26

6.
0:27

7.
0:52

8.
1:02

9.
0:32

10.
0:31

11.
0:52

12.
1:24

13.
1:24

14.
0:29

15.
0:43

16.
1:01

17.
1:25

18.
1:57

19.
2:37

20.
0:29

21.
0:34

22.
0:23

23.
1:39

24.
0:43

25.
1:10

Ernst von Dohnányi (1877 - 1960)
Variations on a Nursery Song, Op. 25

27.
0:54

29.
0:30

30.
1:31

Julius Katchen, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Boult

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Julius Katchen, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:18:18

CD 25: Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2; Capriccio Brilliant & Rondo Brillant

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 25, MWV O7

2.
6:13

3.
6:54

Piano Concerto No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 40, MWV O11

Peter Katin, London Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Collins

Peter Katin, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon

Total Playing Time: 1:05:35

CD 26: Kempff plays Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147

Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727

Nun freut euch, liebe Christen g'mein, BWV 734

6.
1:45

Sonata For Flute & Harpsichord, BWV 1031

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Cantata BWV 140

Arr. Piano

George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Harpsichord Suite No. 5 in E Major, HWV 430 "The Harmonious Blacksmith"

Harpsichord Suite No.1 in B flat major (Set II), HWV434

arr. Kempff

10.
3:25

François Couperin (1668 - 1733)
Pièces de clavecin - Troisième livre

14e ordre

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764)
Premier livre de pièces de clavecin, RCT 1

Arr. Kempff

Suite in E Minor

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Wilhelm Kempff

Total Playing Time: 1:03:32

CD 27: Schubert: Piano Sonatas Nos. 16 & 21

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Piano Sonata No. 16 in A Minor, D. 845

1.
11:03

Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-Flat Major, D. 960

Wilhelm Kempff

Total Playing Time: 1:10:48

CD 28: Albéniz: Iberia

Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909)
Iberia, B. 47

Book 1

Book 2

4.
7:19

5.
9:54

6.
5:00

Book 3

7.
7:38

8.
6:50

9.
6:30

Book 4

10.
4:51

11.
9:52

12.
5:19

Alicia de Larrocha

Total Playing Time: 1:21:40

CD 29: Liszt: Sonata in B Minor / Schumann: Fantasie, Op.17 / Falla: Nights In The Gardens Of Spain

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Piano Sonata in B Minor, S. 178

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Fantasie in C, Op. 17

Alicia de Larrocha

Manuel de Falla Matheu (1876 - 1946)
Noches en los jardines de España

Alicia de Larrocha, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Sergiu Comissiona

Total Playing Time: 1:26:35

CD 30: Ravel: Piano Concertos / Fauré: Fantasie / Franck: Variations symphoniques

Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Piano Concerto in G Major, M. 83

Alicia de Larrocha, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawrence Foster

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
César Franck (1822 - 1890)
Alicia de Larrocha, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

Total Playing Time: 1:13:04

CD 31: Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9, 12 & 11

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 9 in E Flat Major, K.271 - "Jeunehomme"

Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414

Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K.413

Robert Levin, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood

Total Playing Time: 1:17:21

CD 32: Schumann: Piano Concerto / Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54

Dinu Lipatti, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Major, Op. 44, TH 60

Eileen Joyce, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Grzegorz Fitelberg

Total Playing Time: 1:02:08

CD 33: Liszt: Piano Works

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
1.
5:32

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Valentina Lisitsa

Total Playing Time: 1:15:57

CD 34: Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 / Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 / Schumann: Waldszenen

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor, K. 491

1.
13:40

2.
7:15

3.
9:10

Kathleen Long, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58

Clara Haskil, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlo Zecchi

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Waldszenen, Op. 82

Clara Haskil

Total Playing Time: 1:21:48

CD 35: Beethoven: Piano Concerto Nos. 3 & 5 "Emperor"

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73 "Emperor"

Radu Lupu, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

5.
0:00
10:18

Radu Lupu, London Symphony Orchestra, Lawrence Foster

Total Playing Time: 1:14:26

CD 36: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Nos. 14, 8 & 21; 32 Variations in C Minor

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2 "Moonlight"

Piano Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13 "Pathétique"

Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"

Radu Lupu

Total Playing Time: 1:16:52

CD 37: Brahms: Piano Works, Op.117, 118, 119

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
6 Piano Pieces, Op.118

4 Piano Pieces, Op.119

Intermezzi, Op.117

Radu Lupu

Total Playing Time: 1:21:43

CD 38: Khachaturian: Piano Concerto / Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2

Aram Il'yich Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)
Piano Concerto in D-Flat Major

Moura Lympany, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Anatole Fistoulari

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22, R. 190

Moura Lympany, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon

Total Playing Time: 55:36

CD 39: Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 / Galuppi: Sonata No. 5 / Scarlatti: Sonatas / Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111

Baldassare Galuppi (1706 - 1785)
Sonata No. 5 in C Major

3.
7:49

4.
4:00

Domenico Scarlatti (1685 - 1757)
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No.15 in B Flat Major, K.450

Leonard Bernstein, Wiener Philharmoniker

Total Playing Time: 1:16:38

CD 40: Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Arr. Piano) / Shostakovich: 24 Preludes, Op.34

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61

Transcribed Beethoven for piano and orchestra

2.
8:10

Olli Mustonen, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie, Jukka-Pekka Saraste

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Concerto For Harpsichord, Strings And Continuo No.3 In D Major, BWV 1054

4.
7:00

6.
2:31

Olli Mustonen, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie

Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Twenty-Four Preludes, Op.34

Olli Mustonen

Total Playing Time: 1:23:16

CD 41: Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus

Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
Vingt regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus

13.
0:00
3:54

John Ogdon

Total Playing Time: 1:25:38

CD 42: Messiaen: Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus / Britten: Piano Concerto

Olivier Messiaen (1908 - 1992)
Vingt regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus

John Ogdon

Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Piano Concerto, Op.13

Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten

Total Playing Time: 1:16:45

CD 43: Chopin: Works for Piano & Orchestra

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13

Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13

Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13

Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Kun-Woo Paik, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit

Total Playing Time: 1:11:25

CD 44: Chopin: Works for Piano & Orchestra

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise Brillante in G Major / E Flat Major, Op. 22

Arr. for Piano Solo

Variations In B-Flat "La ci darem la mano" From Mozart's "Don Giovanni", Op.2

4.
0:00
1:30

Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21

Kun-Woo Paik, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit

Total Playing Time: 1:08:38

CD 45: Prats Live In Zaragoza

Enrique Granados (1867 - 1916)
Goyescas - Suite

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 4, W264

Carlos Fariñas (1934 - 2002)
11.
7:32

I. Cervantes (1847 - 1905)
12.
7:30

Ernesto Lecuona (1896 - 1963)
Andalucía - Suite

13.
3:53

Jorge Luis Prats

Total Playing Time: 1:21:50

CD 46: Bartók: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Piano Concerto No. 1, BB 91, Sz. 83

2.
8:58

Piano Concerto No. 2, BB 101, Sz. 95

4.
9:59

Piano Concerto No. 3, BB 127, Sz. 119

7.
7:33

Pascal Rogé, London Symphony Orchestra, Walter Weller

Total Playing Time: 1:23:48

CD 47: Fauré: Piano Works

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Trois Romances sans paroles, Op.17

Pascal Rogé

Total Playing Time: 1:11:29

CD 48: Satie: Piano Works

Erik Satie (1866 - 1925)
3 Gymnopédies

Nocturnes

7.
0:00
2:55

Gnossiennes

13.
0:00
3:29

14.
0:00
4:02

15.
0:00
1:52

Pascal Rogé

Total Playing Time: 59:32

CD 49: Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 / Bartók: Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15

2.
0:00
14:30

Arthur Rubinstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Pascal Rogé, London Symphony Orchestra, Walter Weller

Total Playing Time: 1:12:59

CD 50: Bach, J.S.: Goldberg Variations

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988

1.
0:00
3:50

32.
0:00
3:52

András Schiff

Total Playing Time: 1:12:19

CD 51: Mozart: Piano Music for 4 Hands

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Sonata For Piano Four-Hands In C Major, K.521

Sonata For Piano Four-Hands In F Major, K.497

András Schiff, George Malcolm

Total Playing Time: 1:15:45

CD 52: Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas

Domenico Scarlatti (1685 - 1757)
András Schiff

Total Playing Time: 1:13:12

CD 53: Chopin: Piano Works

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
24 Préludes, Op. 28, C. 166-189

12 Etudes, Op. 25

10.
1:29

12 Etudes, Op. 25

12 Etudes, Op. 10

14.
2:27

24 Préludes, Op. 28, C. 166-189

12 Etudes, Op. 25

17.
1:33

24 Préludes, Op. 28, C. 166-189

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Total Playing Time: 1:16:45

CD 54: Conversations With Bill Evans; Two Pieces from "The Piano"

Bill Evans (1929 - 1980)
Song for Helen

Bill Evans (1929 - 1980), Eugene Lees
Bill Evans (1929 - 1980)
Turn Out The Stars

Michel Legrand (1932 - )
Noelle's Theme

Duke Ellington (1899 - 1974)
Jimmy van Heusen (1913 - 1990)
Here's That Rainy Day

Steve Swallow
Hulo, Bolinas

Alex North (1910 - 1991)
Love Theme From "Spartacus"

Bill Evans (1929 - 1980)
Since We Met

Peace Piece

Your Story

Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
Michael Nyman (1948 - )
The Piano

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Total Playing Time: 1:06:54

CD 55: Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue; Piano Concerto in F

George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
Piano Concerto in F Major

Arr. Ferde Grofé

Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

Total Playing Time: 57:24

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