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DECCA SOUND: THE PIANO EDITION (55 CDs)

$ 189.88 $ 210.98

Decca’s first FFRR concerto recording available for the first time: Eileen Joyce / Tchaikovsky 2nd Piano Concerto – never released on 78rpm and long thought lost, the test pressings were recently found at the International Piano Archives in Maryland.

Includes the only Decca recordings by piano luminaries Argerich, Rubinstein, Lipatti, Michelangeli, Bernstein and Haskil.

Select recordings played on composers’ own pianos – Thibaudet playing Chopin’s piano, Schiff and Malcolm on Mozart’s fortepiano.

Award-winning recordings include: Larrocha Ravel Concertos [Grammy Award], Mustonen Shostakovich 24 Preludes [Edison and Gramophone Awards].

Previously unpublished recordings included – Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.2 with Joyce; Argerich/Schumann with Chailly [first time on CD – her first Decca recording].

First International CD releases include: Rogé: Bartok Concertos 1-3 · Kathleen Long: Mozart Concerto No. 24 (Van Beinum) · Friedrich Gulda’s first Decca recordings · Eden & Tamir: Two-Piano Encores · Kempff’s early Decca recordings of sonatas by Schubert and shorter pieces by Bach, Handel, Rameau,

CD 1: Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor; Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.54
1. 1. Allegro affettuoso
14:50
2. 2. Intermezzo (Andantino grazioso)
5:47
3. 3. Allegro vivace
10:14
Martha Argerich, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Riccardo Chailly
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Piano Concerto No.1 in E Flat Major, S.124
4. 1. Allegro maestoso - Tempo giusto
5:21
5. 2a. Quasi adagio
5:10
6. 3. Allegretto vivace
4:12
7. 4. Allegro marziale animato
3:59
Piano Concerto No.2 in A, S.125
8. 1. Adagio sostenuto assai - Allegro agitato assai
7:00
9. 2. Allegro moderato
5:02
10. 3. Allegro deciso - Marziale un poco meno allegro
6:02
11. 4. Allegro animato
1:42
Julius Katchen, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ataúlfo Argenta
Total Playing Time: 1:09:19
CD 2: Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2 in B Flat; Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 in C

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
Piano Concerto No.2 in B Flat Major, Op.83
1. 1. Allegro non troppo
18:41
2. 2. Allegro appassionato
9:28
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink
3. 3. Andante - Più adagio
13:09
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Robert Scheiwein, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink
4. 4. Allegretto grazioso - Un poco più presto
9:30
Vladimir Ashkenazy, Wiener Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink
Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Piano Concerto No.3 in C Major, Op.26
5. 1. Andante - Allegro
9:44
6. 2. Tema con variazione
9:11
7. 3. Allegro ma non troppo
9:38
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
1. No.1 In C Major
2:01
2. No.2 In A Minor
1:20
3. No.3 In E Major
4:20
4. No.4 in C Sharp Minor
2:04
5. No.5 In G-Flat Major
1:40
6. No.6 In E-Flat Minor
4:03
7. No.7 In C Major
1:28
8. No.8 in F Major
2:20
9. No.9 In F Minor
2:20
10. No.10 In A-Flat Major
2:15
11. No.11 In E-Flat Major
2:26
12. No.12 In C Minor
2:44
12 Etudes, Op.25
13. No.1 In A-Flat Major - "Harp Study"
2:56
14. No.2 in F Minor
1:51
15. No.3 In F Major
1:52
16. No.4 In A Minor
1:35
17. No.5 In E Minor
3:37
18. No.6 In G-Sharp Minor
2:07
19. No.7 In C-Sharp Minor
5:43
20. No.8 In D-Flat Major
1:09
21. No.9 In G-Flat Major - "Butterfly Wings"
0:57
22. No.10 In B Minor
4:45
23. No.11 In A Minor "Winter Wind"
3:47
24. No.12 In C Minor
2:51
25. Etude in F minor, Op.posth. " Méthode des méthodes "
2:14
26. Etude in A flat, Op.posth. " Méthode des méthodes "
1:45
27. Etude in D flat, Op.posth. " Méthode des méthodes "
1:43
Vladimir Ashkenazy
Total Playing Time: 1:07:53
CD 4: Rachmaninov: Suites Nos.1 & 2 for 2 Pianos; Symphonic Dances

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Suite No.1 for 2 Pianos, Op.5
1. 1. Barcarolle
7:39
2. 2. A night for love
6:20
3. 3. Tears
6:13
4. 4. Russian Easter
2:26
Suite No.2 for 2 Pianos, Op.17
5. 1. Introduction (Alla marcia)
4:15
6. 2. Waltz (Presto)
5:50
7. 3. Romance (Andantino)
6:53
8. 4. Tarantella (Presto)
5:45
Symphonic Dances, Op.45
Two pianos
9. 1. Non allegro
11:28
10. 2. Andante con moto (Tempo di Valse)
9:19
11. 3. Lento assai - allegro vivace
13:24
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"
1. 1. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio 6:16
2. 2. Adagio cantabile 4:51
3. 3. Rondo (Allegro) 4:24
Piano Sonata No. 17 In D Minor, Op. 31, No. 2 -"The Tempest"
4. 1. Largo - Allegro 8:10
5. 2. Adagio 6:15
6. 3. Allegretto 6:15
Piano Sonata No. 26 In E Flat Major, Op. 81a -"Les adieux"
7. 1. Das Lebewohl (Adagio - Allegro) 6:43
8. 2. Abwesenheit (Andante espressivo) 3:07
9. 3. Das Wiedersehen (Vivacissimamente) 6:11
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
1. 1. Presto alla tedesca 4:11
2. 2. Andante 2:55
3. 3. Vivace 1:45
Piano Sonata No. 32 In C Minor, Op. 111
4. 1. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato 8:11
5. 2. Arietta (Adagio molto semplice e cantabile) 13:27
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
4 Impromptus Op.142, D.935
6. No.2 in A Flat Major: Allegretto 4:19
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
8 Fantasiestücke, Op.12
7. 3. Warum? 3:00
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
Soirées de Vienne: 9 Valses-Caprices after Schubert
8. No.6 in A minor 6:40
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
4 Piano Pieces, Op.119
9. 3. Intermezzo in C 1:33
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809)
Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob.XVI: 48
10. 1. Andante con espressione 5:05
11. 2. Rondo (Presto) 3:12
Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, Hob.XVI:.52
12. 1. Allegro 5:46
13. 2. Adagio 4:51
14. 3. Finale (Presto) 4:15
Piano Sonata in E minor, H.XVI No.34
15. 1. Presto 2:37
16. 2. Adagio 3:01
17. 3. Vivace molto, innocentemente 3:21
18. Fantasia in C, H.XVII No.4 5:17
Wilhelm Backhaus
Total Playing Time: 1:23:26
CD 7: Chopin: Etudes; Waltzes

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
12 Etudes, Op.10
Arr. Godowsky
1. Etude Op.10 No.1
2:31
2. Etude Op.10 No.3
6:02
3. Etude Op.10 No.5
2:09
4. Etude Op.10 No.5
2:12
5. Etude Op.10 No.6 for the left hand
4:11
6. Etude Op.10 No.7
4:19
12 Etudes, Op.25
7. Etude Op.25 No.1 (Arr. Godowsky)
3:30
8. Etude in F Minor, Op.posth. " Méthode des méthodes "
2:58
9. Waltz No.6 in D flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute" (Arr. Godowsky)
2:34
Waltz No.8 in A flat, Op.64 No.3
10. Arr. Godowsky
3:30
11. Waltz No.9 in A flat, Op.69 No.1 -"Farewell" (Arr. Godowsky)
5:53
Waltz No.12 in F minor/A flat, Op.70 No.2
12. Arr. Godowsky
3:54
Waltz No.13 in D flat, Op.70 No.3
13. Arr. Godowsky
3:38
14. Waltz No.1 in E flat, Op.18 -"Grande valse brillante" (Arr. Godowsky)
4:29
Jorge Bolet
Total Playing Time: 51:50
CD 8: Liszt: Schubert Song Transcriptions

Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
1. Die Forelle, S. 564 piano transcription after Schubert
3:57
2. Der Müller und der Bach (after Schubert)
6:05
3. Wohin?, S565/5 (after Schubert)
2:58
4. Lebe Wohl!, S563/1 (after Schubert)
4:40
5. Das Wandern, S565/1 (after Schubert)
1:52
6. Der Lindenbaum, S561, No.7 (after Schubert)
5:09
7. Ständchen ("Horch, horch! die Lerch"), S.558 No.9 piano transcription after Schubert
3:26
8. Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S. 558 No.2 piano transcription after Schubert
5:09
9. Die Post, S561/4 (after Schubert)
2:55
10. Aufenthalt, S.560 (after Schubert, D.957)
3:40
11. Lob der Tränen, S557 (after Schubert)
5:37
12. Erlkönig, S.558 (after Schubert, D.328)
5:09
Jorge Bolet
Total Playing Time: 50:37
CD 9: Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 in D Minor; Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No.4

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Piano Concerto No.3 In D Minor, Op.30
1. 1. Allegro ma non tanto 17:17
2. 2. Intermezzo (Adagio) 11:28
3. 3. Finale (Alla breve) 16:22
Shura Cherkassky, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov
Anton Grigorievich Rubinstein (1829 - 1894)
Piano Concerto No.4 in D, Op.70
4. 1. Moderato assai
13:52
5. 2. Andante
11:37
6. 3. Allegro
11:08
Shura Cherkassky, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy
Total Playing Time: 1:21:44
CD 10: Kaleidoscope

Johann Strauss II (1825 - 1899)
1. Wein, Weib und Gesang, Op.333 (arr. by Leopold Godowsky)
9:08
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125
Paraphrase by Godowsky
2. XIII The Swan
3:02
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764)
3. Tambourin 2:53
Leopold Godowsky (1870 - 1938)
4. Waltz-Poem IV for Left Hand alone
2:24
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
6 Moments musicaux, Op.94, D.780
Arr. Leopold Godowsky
5. No.3 in F minor (Allegro moderato) 1:51
Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909)
6. Tango, Op.165, No.2 3:14
Leopold Godowsky (1870 - 1938)
Triakontameron - 30 Moods & Scenes in Triple Measure
7. 11. Alt-Wien
2:20
Josef Casimir Hofmann (1876 - 1957)
8. Kaleidoscope, Op.40, No.4 4:28
Anton Grigorievich Rubinstein (1829 - 1894)
9. Melody in F, Op.3, No.1
4:16
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
6 Pieces, Op.19, TH.133
10. 4. Nocturne
3:45
Alexander Glazunov (1865 - 1936)
3 Miniatures for Piano, Op.42
11. 3. Waltz in D Major
3:16
Cécile Chaminade (1857 - 1944)
12. Autrefois, Op.87
4:19
Maurice Moritz Moszkowski (1854 - 1925)
13. Capriccio espagnole, Op.37
5:45
Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
10 Preludes, Op.23
14. No.5 in G Minor - Alla marcia 4:15
Morceaux de Salon, Op.10
15. 3. Barcarolle 4:14
5 Morceaux de fantaisie, Op.3
16. No.3 Melodie in E 4:47
13 Préludes, Op.32
17. No.12 in G Sharp Minor - Allegro 2:47
5 Morceaux de fantaisie, Op.3
18. No.2 Prelude in C sharp minor 4:21
Shura Cherkassky
Total Playing Time: 1:11:05
CD 11: Beethoven: Eroica Variations; Schubert: Moments Musicaux

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
15 Piano Variations and Fugue in E flat, Op.35 -"Eroica Variations"
1. Introduzione col Basso del Tema: Allegretto vivace 3:33
2. Variation 1 0:38
3. Variation 2 0:56
4. Variation 3 0:41
5. Variation 4 0:38
6. Variation 5 0:48
7. Variation 6 0:38
8. Variation 7 Canone all'Ottava 0:41
9. Variation 8 0:54
10. Variation 9 0:40
11. Variation 10 0:42
12. Variation 11 0:47
13. Variation 12 0:38
14. Variation 13 0:40
15. Variation 14 Minore 1:16
16. Variation 15 Maggiore. Largo 5:29
17. Finale. Alla Fuga. Allegro con brio 4:36
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
6 Moments musicaux, Op.94, D.780
18. No.1 in C Major (Moderato) 5:08
19. No.2 in A Flat Major (Andantino) 6:37
20. No.3 in F Minor (Allegro moderato) 1:53
21. No.4 in C Sharp Minor (Moderato) 4:17
22. No.5 in F Minor (Allegro vivace) 2:10
23. No.6 in A Flat Major (Allegretto) 7:39
Clifford Curzon
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
24. Introduction and Rondo alla burlesca, Op.23, No.1 8:56
25. Mazurka elegiaca, Op.23, No.2 7:35
Clifford Curzon, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:08:30
CD 12: Mozart: Piano Concerto No.20 in D Minor, K.466 & No.27 in B Flat, K.595

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K.466
1. 1. Allegro
15:06
2. 2. Romance
10:02
3. 3. Rondo (Allegro assai)
7:52
Piano Concerto No.27 in B Flat Major, K.595
4. 1. Allegro
14:20
5. 2. Larghetto
8:57
6. 3. Allegro
8:46
Clifford Curzon, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:05:03
CD 13: Mozart: Piano Concerto No.23 in A, K.488 & No.24 in C Minor, K.491

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No. 23 In A Major, K.488
1. 1. Allegro
11:18
2. 2. Adagio
7:02
3. 3. Allegro assai
8:14
Piano Concerto No.24 in C Minor, K.491
4. 1. Allegro
13:09
5. 2. Larghetto
7:41
6. 3. Allegretto
8:52
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)
1. Souvenirs d'Andalousie 'Caprice de concert sur la caña, le fandango, et le jeleo de Jerez', Op 22 3:53
2. Le Mancenillier, Sérénade 6:35
3. Manchega, Etude de Concert 3:49
4. Souvenir de Porto Rico, Marche des Gibaros
5:52
5. O ma Charmante, Épargnez-moi! 3:01
6. Suis-moi, Caprice 3:20
7. The Banjo - Grotesque Fantasie, American Sketch 3:53
8. Pasquinade - Caprice 3:44
9. Grand Scherzo 4:52
10. Le Bananier, Chanson Nègre 3:04
11. The Dying Poet 7:14
12. Tournament Galop 2:49
Ivan Davis
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Le carnaval des animaux, R. 125
13. Introduction et Marche royale du Lion
2:19
14. Poules et Coqs
0:57
15. Hémiones (Animaux véloces)
0:31
16. Tortues
2:17
Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
17. L'Eléphant
1:30
Robin McGee, Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
18. Kangourous
0:57
19. Aquarium
2:31
Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
20. Personnages à longues oreilles
0:44
London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
21. Le coucou au fond des bois
2:33
Antony Pay, Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
22. Volières
1:12
23. Pianistes
1:20
24. Fossiles
1:19
Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
25. Le Cygne
2:47
Christopher van Kampen, Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz, London Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit
26. Finale
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. 1. Barcarolle 7:54
Aram Il'yich Khachaturian (1903 - 1978)
Three Pieces for Piano Duet
2. 3. Fantastic Waltz 3:38
Jaromír Weinberger (1896 - 1967)
Schwanda the Bagpiper
Arr. Weinberger for two pianos
3. Polka and Fugue 7:40
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
4. L'embarquement pour Cythère, valse-musette for 2 Pianos 2:44
Anton Stepanovich Arensky (1861 - 1906)
Suite for Two Pianos
5. Waltz
4:45
Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
6. Rondo for Piano Duet in D, D.608 6:42
Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
16 Waltzes, Op.39
7. 9. in D minor 1:02
8. 10. in G 0:26
9. 11. in B minor 1:10
10. 15. in A flat 1:45
11. 16. in C sharp minor 0:53
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
6 Studien in kanonischer Form, Op.56
Arr. 2 Pianos
12. 2. Mit innigem Ausdruck 2:57
13. 3. Andantino 1:49
14. 4. Innig 2:51
Francis Poulenc (1899 - 1963)
Sonata for Piano 4 Hands, FP 8
15. 1. Prélude (Modéré) 2:03
16. 2. Rustique (Naïf et lent) 1:48
17. 3. Final (Très vite) 2:03
Darius Milhaud (1892 - 1974)
Scaramouche, Suite for 2 Pianos
Original Version, Op.165b
18. 1. Vif 2:52
19. 2. Modéré 3:31
20. 3. Brazileira (Mouvement de samba) 2:14
Witold Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994)
21. Variations on a theme by Paganini 5:17
Bracha Eden, Alexander Tamir
Total Playing Time: 1:06:04
CD 16: The American Virtuoso

Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908)
1. Concert Etude, Op.36
3:51
Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Après un rêve
2. arr. Percy Grainger
3:18
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
3. Manchega, Etude de Concert
3:23
Amy Marcy Beach (1867 - 1944)
4. Scottish Legend, Op.54, No.1
3:14
5. Tyrolean Valse-Fantaisie, Op.116
8:27
6. Fireflies
2:34
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
7. Union (Paraphrase de Concert)
7:53
Amy Marcy Beach (1867 - 1944)
8. A Hermit Thrush at Eve, Op.92, No.2
5:21
Edward Alexander MacDowell (1860 - 1908)
9. Hexentanz, Op.17, No.2
2:34
Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
Nell, Op.18, No.1
10. arr. Percy Grainger
2:10
John Dowland (1562 - 1626)
Now, O now, I needs must part
11. arr. Percy Grainger
3:52
Teresa Carreno (1853 - 1917)
12. Corbeille des fleurs, Op.9
5:06
Louis Moreau Gottschalk (1829 - 1869)
13. Home Sweet Home
6:15
14. Souvenir de Porto Rico, Marche des Gibaros
6:00
Traditional
15. Londonderry Air
3:05
George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
Lady, Be Good
Arr. Percy Grainger
16. The Man I Love
3:50
Clap Your Hands
17. trans. Artis Wodehouse
2:47
Alan Feinberg
Total Playing Time: 1:13:40
CD 17: Brasiliero

Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Carnaval das çriancas
Children's Carnaval
1. 1. O ginête do pierrozinho 1:06
2. 2. O chicote do diabinho 1:33
3. 3. A manha da pierrete 1:57
4. 4. Os guizos do dominozinho 1:08
5. 5. As peripécias do trapeirozinho 1:16
6. 6. As traquinices do mascarado mignon 1:26
7. 7. A gaita de um precoce fantasiado 2:50
8. Chôros No.5, W207
4:25
9. A Maré Encheu (Guia Prático) 1:28
10. Valsa da dor 4:12
11. Saudades das Selvas Brasilieras No.2 2:54
12. Pobre cega 1:32
Cirandas
13. 14. A Canoa Virou 2:39
14. A Lenda do Caboclo 3:30
Mozart Carmargo Guarnieri (1907 - 1993)
15. Dansa Negra 3:32
16. Ponteio No.24 1:41
17. Toccata 2:40
Henrique Oswald (1852 - 1931)
18. Valse Lente 3:04
Alexandre Levy (1864 - 1892)
19. Tango Brasileiro 2:02
Barrozo Netto (1881 - 1941)
20. Minha Terra 1:45
Oscar Lorenzo Fernândez (1897 - 1948)
Tres Estudos em forma de Sonatina
21. 1. Allegro con brio 3:27
Tres Estudos em forma de Sonatina
22. 2. Moderato 3:13
Tres Estudos em forma de Sonatina
23. 3. Allegro scherzoso 2:08
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Prole do bebe, Book 2 - Os Bichinhos (1921)
24. 2. O Gatinho de Papelao 3:42
Claudio Santoro (1919 - 1989)
25. Paulistana No.1 1:26
26. Toccata 2:58
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
27. New York Skyline, W407 3:03
Francisco Mignone (1897 - 1986)
28. Valse Elegante
2:19
Quatro Pecas Brasileiras
29. 1. Maroca 1:44
30. Congada 2:59
Nelson Freire
Total Playing Time: 1:13:39
CD 18: Chopin: Four Scherzi; Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
1. Scherzo No.1 In B Minor Opus 20 8:14
2. Nocturne No.5 in F sharp, Op.15 No.2 3:06
3. Scherzo No.4 In E Opus 54 9:56
4. Nocturne No.19 in E minor, Op.72 No.1 3:59
5. Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39 6:36
6. Nocturne In C Sharp Minor, Op. Posth. 3:43
7. Scherzo No.2 In B Flat Minor Opus 31 9:11
6 Chants polonais de Frédéric Chopin, S.480
8. 5. My Joys 3:20
9. 1. The Maiden's Wish 3:35
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
10. En reve, nocturne, S.207 2:20
Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
Gaspard de la nuit, M.55
11. Ondine 6:31
12. Le gibet 5:30
13. Scarbo 8:38
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
2 Etudes de Concert, S.145
14. No.2 Gnomenreigen 2:44
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Sonata For Flute & Harpsichord, BWV 1031
15. 2. Siciliano (Arr. Wilhelm Kempff) 3:36
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
1. 1. Allegro con brio 18:00
2. 2. Largo 11:19
3. 3. Rondo (Allegro scherzando) 9:02
Piano Concerto No.2 in B Flat Major, Op.19
4. 1. Allegro con brio 13:48
5. 2. Adagio 8:20
6. 3. Rondo (Molto allegro)
6:51
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
1. Prelude & Fugue in G Major, BWV 860 3:18
Partita No.1 In B Flat Major, BWV 825
2. 5. Menuet I 3:35
3. Fugue In C Minor, BWV 911 7:26
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
11 Bagatelles, Op.119
4. 11. Andante, ma non troppo 1:53
5. 6 Ecossaises, WoO 83 2:01
Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
6. Berceuse In D Flat, Op.57 4:19
12 Etudes, Op.25
7. No.1 In A-Flat Major - "Harp Study" 2:06
8. No.2 in F Minor 1:24
9. Ballade No.3 In A-Flat Major, Op.47 6:36
Sergei Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)
Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat, Op.83
10. 1. Allegro inquieto - Andantino - Allegro inquieto - Andantino - Allegro inquieto 8:02
11. 2. Andante caloroso - Poco più animato - Più largamente - un poco agitato - Tempo I 6:16
12. 3. Precipitato 3:03
Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
13. L'Isle Joyeuse, L. 106 5:13
Images - Book 1, L. 110
14. 1. Reflets dans l'eau 5:01
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Sonata No.18 In D, K.576
15. 1. Allegro 4:54
16. 2. Adagio 4:50
17. 3. Allegretto 3:54
Friedrich Gulda
Total Playing Time: 1:13:51
CD 21: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B Flat Minor; Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
1. 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito 21:35
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)
Piano Concerto No.1 In B Flat Minor, Op.23, TH.55
2. 2. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo - Tempo I 7:36
3. 3. Allegro con fuoco 6:59
Edvard Grieg (1843 - 1907)
Piano Concerto In A Minor, Op.16
4. 1. Allegro molto moderato 13:54
5. 2. Adagio 7:00
6. 3. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso 10:37
Peter Jablonski, Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Maag
Witold Lutoslawski (1913 - 1994)
7. Paganini Variations, for Piano & Orchestra 8:44
Peter Jablonski, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy
Total Playing Time: 1:16:25
CD 22: Debussy: Preludes Books 1 & 2

Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Préludes / Book 1, L. 117
1. 1. Danseuses de Delphes 3:56
2. 2. Voiles 3:50
3. 3. Le vent dans la plaine 2:13
4. 4. Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l'air du soir 3:25
5. 5. Les collines d'Anacapri 3:08
6. 6. Des pas sur la neige 4:52
7. 7. Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest 3:11
8. 8. La fille aux cheveux de lin 2:30
9. 9. La sérénade interrompue 2:47
10. 10. La cathédrale engloutie 8:06
11. 11. La danse de Puck 2:11
12. 12. Minstrels 2:21
Préludes - Book 2, L.123
13. 1. Brouillards 4:43
14. 2. Feuilles mortes 3:57
15. 3. La puerta del vino 3:25
16. 4. Les fées sont d'exquises danseuses 2:40
17. 5. Bruyères 2:35
18. 6. General Lavine - eccentric 2:27
19. 7. La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune 5:55
20. 8. Ondine 3:21
21. 9. Hommage à S. Pickwick, Esq., P.P.M.P.C. 2:49
22. 10. Canope 3:12
23. 11. Les tierces alternées 2:27
24. 12. Feux d'artifice 4:10
Jean-Rodolphe Kars
Total Playing Time: 1:24:11
CD 23: Brahms: Hungarian Dances; Variations on a Theme by Paganini

Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
1. Hungarian Dance No.1 in G Minor, WoO 1 No.1
2:54
2. Hungarian Dance No.2 in D Minor, WoO 1, No.2 3:06
3. Hungarian Dance No.3 in F Major, WoO 1 2:19
4. Hungarian Dance No.4 in F Sharp Minor, WoO 1, No.4 4:14
5. Hungarian Dance No.5 in G Minor, WoO 1 No.5
2:10
6. Hungarian Dance No.6 in D Flat Major, WoO 1
3:08
7. Hungarian Dance No.7 in A Major, WoO 1, No.7 1:27
8. Hungarian Dance No.8 in A Minor, WoO 1, No.8 2:34
9. Hungarian Dance No.9 in E Minor, WoO 1, No.9 1:43
10. Hungarian Dance No.10 in F Major, WoO 1, No.10 1:56
Julius Katchen
11. Hungarian Dance No.11 in D Minor, WoO 1, No.11 2:12
12. Hungarian Dance No.12 in D Minor, WoO 1, No.12 2:02
13. Hungarian Dance No.13 in D Major, WoO 1, No.13 1:18
14. Hungarian Dance No.14 in D Minor, WoO 1, No.14 1:27
15. Hungarian Dance No.15 in B Flat Major, WoO 1, No.15 2:34
16. Hungarian Dance No.16 in F Minor / Major, WoO 1, No.16 2:03
17. Hungarian Dance No.17 in F Sharp Minor, WoO 1, No.17 2:52
18. Hungarian Dance No.18 in D Major, WoO 1, No.18 1:14
19. Hungarian Dance No.19 in B Minor, WoO 1, No.19 1:49
20. Hungarian Dance No.20 in E Minor, WoO 1, No.20 2:01
21. Hungarian Dance No.21 in E Minor, WoO 1, No.21 1:19
Julius Katchen, Jean-Pierre Marty
Variations On A Theme By Paganini, Op.35
22. Book 1 11:24
23. Book 2 8:56
Julius Katchen
Total Playing Time: 1:06:42
CD 24: Dohnanyi: Nursery Variations; Rachmaninov: Paganini Variations; Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor

Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op.43
1. Introduction & Variation 1 0:30
2. Theme 0:19
3. Variation 2 0:18
4. Variation 3 0:25
5. Variation 4 0:26
6. Variation 5 0:27
7. Variation 6 0:52
8. Variation 7 1:02
9. Variation 8 0:32
10. Variation 9 0:31
11. Variation 10 0:52
12. Variation 11 1:24
13. Variation 12 1:24
14. Variation 13 0:29
15. Variation 14 0:43
16. Variation 15 1:01
17. Variation 16 1:25
18. Variation 17 1:57
19. Variation 18 2:37
20. Variation 19 0:29
21. Variation 20 0:34
22. Variation 21 0:23
23. Variation 22 1:39
24. Variation 23 0:43
25. Variation 24 1:10
Ernst von Dohnányi (1877 - 1960)
Variations on a Nursery Song, Op.25
26. Introduzione (Maestoso) 3:45
27. Tema (Allegro) 0:54
28. Var.1: Poco più mosso 0:34
29. Var.2: Risoluto 0:30
30. Var.3 1:31
31. Var.4: Molto meno mosso (Allegretto moderato) 1:09
32. Var.5: Più mosso 0:58
33. Var.6: Ancora più mosso (Allegro) 0:40
34. Var.7: Walzer (Tempo giusto) 2:05
35. Var.8: Alla marcia (Allegro moderato) 1:31
36. Var.9: Presto - Andante rubato 1:49
37. Var.10: Passacaglia (Adagio non troppo) 3:27
38. Var.11: Choral (Maestoso) 1:27
39. Finale Fugato (Allegro vivace - Tempo del tema -Molto allegro) 2:57
Julius Katchen, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Adrian Boult
Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (1873 - 1943)
Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor, Op.18
40. 1. Moderato
9:44
41. 2. Adagio sostenuto
11:58
42. 3. Allegro scherzando
11:07
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
1. 1. Molto allegro con fuoco 7:46
2. 2. Andante 6:13
3. 3. Presto 6:54
Piano Concerto No.2 in D Minor, Op.40, MWV O11
4. 1. Allegro appassionato 10:22
5. 2. Adagio. Molto sostenuto 7:24
6. 3. Finale. Presto scherzando 6:30
Peter Katin, London Symphony Orchestra, Anthony Collins
7. Capriccio Brillant in B minor, Op.22
10:35
8. Rondo brillant, Op.29
9:51
Peter Katin, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon
Total Playing Time: 1:05:35
CD 26: Kempff plays Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
1. Chromatic Fantasia And Fugue In D Minor, BWV 903 12:44
2. Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (Arr. Piano) 6:02
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147
3. Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Arr. For Piano By Wilhelm Kempff) 3:46
Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727
4. Arr. Wilhelm Kempff 2:45
5. "In dulci jubilo", BWV 729 (Arr. Wilhelm Kempff) 2:01
Nun freut euch, liebe Christen g'mein, BWV 734
6. Arr. Piano 1:45
Sonata For Flute & Harpsichord, BWV 1031
7. 2. Siciliano (Arr. Wilhelm Kempff)
4:18
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme Cantata, BWV 140
Arr. Piano
8. Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme 5:05
George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759)
Harpsichord Suite No. 5 In E, HWV 430 - "The Harmonious Blacksmith"
9. 4. Air con variazioni ("The Harmonious Blacksmith")
5:28
Harpsichord Suite No.1 in B flat major (Set II), HWV434
arr. Kempff
10. Minuet 3:25
François Couperin (1668 - 1733)
Pièces de clavecin - Troisième livre
14e ordre
11. Le carillon de Cithére
4:54
Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764)
Premier livre de pièces de clavecin, RCT 1
arr. Kempff
Suite in E minor (1724, rev 1731)
12. Le Rappel des oiseaux
3:26
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
13. Bagatelle in C minor WoO 52
4:22
14. Bagatelle In A Minor, WoO 59 -"Für Elise"
3:31
Wilhelm Kempff
Total Playing Time: 1:03:32
CD 27: Schubert: Piano Sonata No.16, D.845; Piano Sonata No.21, D.960

Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
Piano Sonata No.16 In A Minor, D.845
1. 1. Moderato 11:03
2. 2. Andante, poco mosso 11:33
3. 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace) - Trio (Un poco più lento) 7:03
4. 4. Rondo (Allegro vivace) 5:10
Piano Sonata No.21 In B Flat Major, D.960
5. 1. Molto moderato 15:00
6. 2. Andante sostenuto 8:48
7. 3. Scherzo (Allegro vivace con delicatezza) 4:22
8. 4. Allegro ma non troppo 7:49
Wilhelm Kempff
Total Playing Time: 1:10:48
CD 28: Albéniz: Iberia

Isaac Albéniz (1860 - 1909)
Iberia, B.47
Book 1
1. 1. Evocación
5:47
2. 2. El Puerto
4:03
3. 3. El Corpus en Sevilla
8:37
Book 2
4. 4. Rondeña 7:19
5. 5. Almeria 9:54
6. 6. Triana 5:00
Book 3
7. 7. El Albaicín 7:38
8. 8. El Polo 6:50
9. 9. Lavapiés 6:30
Book 4
10. 10. Málaga 4:51
11. 11. Jérez 9:52
12. 12. Eritaña 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
1. Lento assai - Allegro energico - Grandioso - Recitativo
12:13
2. Andante sostenuto -
7:00
3. Allegro energico - Andante sostenuto - Lento assai
10:52
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Fantasie In C, Op.17
4. 1. Durchaus fantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen - Im Legendenton - Erstes Tempo
13:35
5. 2. Mäßig. Durchaus energisch - Etwas langsamer - Viel bewegter
8:13
6. 3. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten - Etwas bewegter
10:07
Alicia de Larrocha
Manuel de Falla (1876 - 1946)
Noches en los jardines de España
7. 1. En el generalife
10:21
8. 2. Danza lejana
5:20
9. 3. En los jardines de la Sierra de Cordoba
8:54
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
1. 1. Allegramente
8:34
2. 2. Adagio assai
10:07
3. 3. Presto
4:08
4. Piano Concerto For The Left Hand In D, M. 82
18:45
Alicia de Larrocha, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Lawrence Foster
Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
5. Fantaisie for piano & orchestra, Op.111
14:35
César Franck (1822 - 1890)
6. Variations symphoniques
16:55
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"
1. 1. Allegro
10:25
2. 2. Andantino
10:04
3. 3. Rondeau (Presto)
10:07
Piano Concerto No. 12 In A Major, K.414
4. 1. Allegro
10:05
5. 2. Andante
8:06
6. 3. Rondeau (Allegretto)
6:39
Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K.413
7. 1. Allegro
9:32
8. 2. Larghetto
6:55
9. 3. Tempo di menuetto
5:28
Robert Levin, The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood
Total Playing Time: 1:17:21
CD 32: Schumann: Piano Concerto in A Minor; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.2

Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.54
1. 1. Allegro affettuoso 15:33
2. 2. Intermezzo (Andantino grazioso) 4:52
3. 3. Allegro vivace 10:15
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
4. 1. Allegro brillante 16:16
5. 2. Andante non troppo 7:51
6. 3. Allegro con fuoco 7:21
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. Ave Maria 5:32
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
2. Ballade No.2 in B minor, S.171 16:00
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
3. Aida: Danza sacre e Duetto finale: Concert Paraphrase, S.436 11:39
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
4. Rondo Fantastique sur Un Thème Espagnol, El Contrabandista S.252 11:14
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
5. Gute Nacht, S.561 (after Schubert) 5:14
6. Des Mädchens Klage, S563, No.2 (after Schubert D191) 4:24
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
7. Erlkönig, S.558 No.4 (after Schubert D. 328) 4:36
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886), Franz Schubert (1797 - 1828)
8. Der Muller Und Der Bach S565 No.2 6:08
Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)
9. Hungarian Rhapsody No.12 In C-Sharp Minor, S.244 11:10
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. 1. Allegro 13:40
2. 2. Larghetto 7:15
3. 3. Allegretto 9:10
Kathleen Long, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No.4 in G Major, Op.58
4. 1. Allegro moderato
17:51
5. 2. Andante con moto
5:03
6. 3. Rondo (Vivace)
9:57
Clara Haskil, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Carlo Zecchi
Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)
Waldszenen, Op.82
7. 1. Eintritt
1:44
8. 2. Jäger auf der Lauer
1:14
9. 3. Einsame Blumen
2:07
10. 4. Verrufene Stelle
2:26
11. 5. Freundliche Landschaft
0:59
12. 6. Herberge
1:45
13. 7. Vogel als Prophet
3:04
14. 8. Jagdlied
2:19
15. 9. Abschied
3:14
Clara Haskil
Total Playing Time: 1:21:48
CD 35: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E Flat - "Emperor" & No.3 in C Minor

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Concerto No.5 in E Flat Major Op.73 -"Emperor"
1. 1. Allegro
20:30
2. 2. Adagio un poco mosso
7:25
3. 3. Rondo (Allegro)
10:30
Radu Lupu, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
Piano Concerto No.3 In C Minor, Op.37
4. 1. Allegro con brio
16:53
5. 2. Largo
10:18
6. 3. Rondo (Allegro)
8:50
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"
1. 1. Adagio sostenuto
7:09
2. 2. Allegretto
2:32
3. 3. Presto agitato
7:42
Piano Sonata No.8 In C Minor, Op. 13 -"Pathétique"
4. 1. Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
10:09
5. 2. Adagio cantabile
7:02
6. 3. Rondo (Allegro)
5:00
Piano Sonata No. 21 In C Major, Op. 53 -"Waldstein"
7. 1. Allegro con brio
10:55
8. 2. Introduzione (Adagio molto)
4:36
9. 3. Rondo (Allegretto moderato - Prestissimo)
10:35
10. 32 Piano Variations In C Minor On An Original Theme, WoO 80
11:12
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
1. 1. Intermezzo in A minor
1:48
2. 2. Intermezzo in A
5:56
3. 3. Ballade in G minor
3:05
4. 4. Intermezzo in F minor
2:39
5. 5. Romance in F
3:49
6. 6. Intermezzo in E flat minor
5:30
4 Piano Pieces, Op.119
7. 1. Intermezzo in B minor
3:12
8. 2. Intermezzo in E minor
5:17
9. 3. Intermezzo in C
1:39
10. 4. Rhapsody in E flat
5:00
11. Rhapsody in G minor, Op.79, No.2
5:44
12. Rhapsody in B Minor, Op.79, No.1
10:03
Intermezzi, Op.117
13. 1. in E Flat Major
5:44
14. 2. In B Flat Minor
4:56
15. 3. in C Sharp Minor
6:12
16. Theme & Variations (Arr. of 2nd Movement of the String Sextet Op.18)
11:09
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 (1936)
1. 1. Allegro ma non troppo e maestoso
14:21
2. 2. Andante con anima
10:49
3. 3. Allegro brillante
7:52
Moura Lympany, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Anatole Fistoulari
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Piano Concerto No.2 In G Minor, Op.22, R.190
4. 1. Andante sostenuto
10:25
5. 2. Allegro scherzando
5:33
6. 3. Presto
6:36
Moura Lympany, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean Martinon
Total Playing Time: 55:36
CD 39: Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.32 in C Minor, Op.111; Galuppi: Sonata No.5 in C

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)
Piano Sonata No. 32 In C Minor, Op. 111
1. 1. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato 9:22
2. 2. Arietta (Adagio molto semplice e cantabile) 17:14
Baldassare Galuppi (1706 - 1785)
Sonata No.5 in C
3. 1. Andante 7:49
4. 2. Allegro 4:00
5. 3. Allegro assai 2:34
Domenico Scarlatti (1685 - 1757)
6. Sonata in C minor, K.11
2:49
7. Sonata in C major, K.159
2:22
8. Sonata in A, K.322
3:20
Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Piano Concerto No.15 in B Flat Major, K.450
9. 1. Allegro
11:17
10. 2. (Andante)
7:32
11. 3. Allegro
8:19
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, Op.61
Transcribed Beethoven for piano and orchestra
1. 1. Allegro non troppo 21:58
2. 2. Larghetto - 8:10
3. 3. Rondo ( allegro) 9:12
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. 1. -- 7:00
5. 2. Adagio e piano sempre 5:19
6. 3. Allegro 2:31
Olli Mustonen, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)
Twenty-Four Preludes, Op.34
7. No.1 in C major - Moderato
1:21
8. No.2 in A minor - Allegretto
0:46
9. No.3 in G major - Andante
2:12
10. No.4 in E minor - Moderato
1:52
11. No.5 in D major - Allegro vivace
0:28
12. No.6 in B minor - Allegretto
1:10
13. No.7 in A major - Andante
1:17
14. No.8 in F sharp minor - Allegretto
0:51
15. No.9 in E major - Presto
0:36
16. No.10 in C sharp minor - Moderato non troppo
1:48
17. No.11 in B major - Allegretto
0:46
18. No.12 in G sharp minor - Allegro non troppo
1:03
19. No.13 in F sharp major - Moderato
1:14
20. No.14 in E flat minor - Adagio
1:58
21. No.15 in D flat major - Allegretto
0:50
22. No.16 in B flat minor - Andantino
1:07
23. No.17 in A flat major - Largo
1:53
24. No.18 in F minor - Allegretto
0:42
25. No.19 in E flat major - Andantino
1:29
26. No.20 in C minor - Allegretto furioso
0:36
27. No.21 in F flat major - Allegretto poco moderato
0:35
28. No.22 in G minor - Adagio
2:02
29. No.23 in F major - Moderato
1:22
30. No.24 in D minor - Allegretto
1:08
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
1. 1. Regard du Père
8:06
2. 2. Regard de l'étoile
2:35
3. 3. L'échange
1:51
4. 4. Regard de la Vierge
6:45
5. 5. Regard du Fils sur le Fils
8:37
6. 6. Par Lui tout a été fait
9:12
7. 7. Regard de la Croix
4:29
8. 8. Regard des hauteurs
2:02
9. 9. Regard du temps
2:28
10. 10. Regard de l'Esprit de joie
8:22
11. 11. Première communion de la Vierge
7:34
12. 12. La Parole toute puissante
2:34
13. 13. Noël
3:54
14. 14. Regard des anges
4:41
15. 15. Le baiser de l'Enfant-Jésus
12:28
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
1. 16. Regard des prophètes, des bergers et des mages
3:42
2. 17. Regard du silence
5:36
3. 18. Regard de l'Onction terrible
8:32
4. 19. Je dors, mais mon coeur veille
11:47
5. 20. Regard de l'Église d'amour
12:57
John Ogdon
Benjamin Britten (1913 - 1976)
Piano Concerto, Op.13
6. 1. Toccata
12:02
7. 2. Waltz
5:06
8. 3. Impromptu
8:07
9. 4. March
8:56
Sviatoslav Richter, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten
Total Playing Time: 1:16:45
CD 43: Chopin: Works for Piano & Orchestra

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
1. Krakowiak - Concert Rondo in F, Op.14
13:59
Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13
2. Introduction
4:25
Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13
3. Air: "Juz miesiac zaszedl"
3:15
Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13
4. Thème de Charles Kurpinski
4:13
Fantasy On Polish Airs, Op. 13
5. Kujawiak
3:06
Piano Concerto No.1 In E Minor, Op.11
6. 1. Allegro maestoso
20:37
7. 2. Romance (Larghetto)
11:43
8. 3. Rondo (Vivace)
10:07
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
1. Andante spianato
5:51
2. Grande Polonaise
9:58
Variations In B-Flat "La ci darem la mano" From Mozart's "Don Giovanni", Op.2
3. Introduction (Largo)
5:15
4. Tema
1:30
5. Variation 1 (Brillante)
1:01
6. Variation 2 (Veloce, ma accuratamente)
1:05
7. Variation 3 (Sempre sostenuto)
1:17
8. Variation 4
1:12
9. Variation 5 (Adagio)
2:59
10. Alla Polacca
3:36
Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor, Op.21
11. 1. Maestoso
15:29
12. 2. Larghetto
10:36
13. 3. Allegro vivace
8:49
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
1. 1. Los requiebros 7:39
2. 2. Coloquio en la reja 9:09
3. 3. El Fandango del Candil 6:13
4. 4. Quejas ó la maja y el ruiseñor 5:56
5. 7. El pelele (Escena goyesca) 4:16
6. 5. El amor y la muerte (Balada) 12:11
Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887 - 1959)
Bachianas Brasileiras No.4
7. 1. Préludio (Introducao) 5:12
8. 2. Coral (Canto do Sertao) 3:51
9. 3. Aria (Cantiga) 5:10
10. 4. Dansa (Miudinho) 3:18
Carlos Fariñas (1934 - 2002)
11. Alta Gracia 7:32
I. Cervantes (1847 - 1905)
12. Danzas Cubanas 7:30
Ernesto Lecuona (1896 - 1963)
Andalucía - Suite
13. Malagueña 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
1. 1. Allegro moderato - Allegro 9:57
2. 2. Andante 8:58
3. 3. Allegro molto 7:20
Piano Concerto No.2, BB 101, Sz. 95
4. 1. Allegro 9:59
5. 2. Adagio - Più adagio - Presto 15:51
6. 3. Allegro molto 6:43
Piano Concerto No.3, BB 127, Sz. 119
7. 1. Allegretto 7:33
8. 2. Adagio religioso 10:59
9. 3. Allegro vivace 6:28
Pascal Rogé, London Symphony Orchestra, Walter Weller
Total Playing Time: 1:23:48
CD 47: Fauré: Piano Works

Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924)
1. Impromptu No.2 in F Minor, Op.31
3:35
2. Impromptu No.3 in A Flat Major, Op.34
4:47
3. Nocturne No.1 in E Flat Minor, Op.33, No.1
7:39
4. Nocturne No.2 in B Major, Op.33 No.2
5:47
5. Nocturne No.3 in A Flat Major, Op.33 No.3
4:37
6. Nocturne No.4 in E Flat Major, Op.36
7:17
7. Nocturne No.5 in B Flat Major, Op.37
8:27
Trois Romances sans paroles, Op.17
8. 1. Andante, quasi allegretto
2:10
9. 2. Allegro molto
2:26
10. 3. Andante moderato
2:15
11. Barcarolle No.1 in A Minor, Op.26
4:30
12. Barcarolle No.2 in G Major, Op.41
6:46
13. Barcarolle No.4 in A Flat Major, Op.44
4:05
14. Valse-caprice No.1 in A, Op.30
7:08
Pascal Rogé
Total Playing Time: 1:11:29
CD 48: Satie: Piano Works

Erik Satie (1866 - 1925)
3 Gymnopédies
1. No.1 Lent et douloureux
3:08
2. No.2 Lent et triste
2:30
3. No.3 Lent et grave
2:31
4. Je te veux
5:09
5. 4 Préludes flasques
5:16
6. Prélude en tapisserie
2:54
Nocturnes
7. 4. No.4
2:55
8. Vieux sequins et vieilles cuirasses
4:23
9. Embryons desséchés
6:11
Gnossiennes
10. No. 1 - Lent
3:41
11. No. 2 - Avec étonnement
2:30
12. No. 3 - Lent
3:08
13. No. 4
3:29
14. No. 5
4:02
15. No. 6
1:52
16. Sonatine bureaucratique
4:17
17. Le Piccadilly
1:36
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
1. 1. Maestoso - Poco più moderato
22:58
2. 2. Adagio
14:30
3. 3. Rondo (Allegro non troppo)
12:38
Arthur Rubinstein, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
4. Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra, BB 36b, Op.1 (Sz.27) 22:53
Pascal Rogé, London Symphony Orchestra, Walter Weller
Total Playing Time: 1:12:59
CD 50: Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 998

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)
Aria mit 30 Veränderungen, BWV 988 "Goldberg Variations"
1. Aria
3:50
2. Var. 1 a 1 Clav.
1:55
3. Var. 2 a 1 Clav.
1:22
4. Var. 3 Canone all'Unisono a 1 Clav.
2:03
5. Var. 4 a 1 Clav.
1:04
6. Var. 5 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
1:27
7. Var. 6 Canone alla Seconda a 1 Clav.
1:18
8. Var. 7 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
1:43
9. Var. 8 a 2 Clav.
1:41
10. Var. 9 Canone alla Terza a 1 Clav.
1:22
11. Var. 10 Fughetta a 1 Clav.
1:39
12. Var. 11 a 2 Clav.
1:58
13. Var. 12 Canone alla Quarta
2:00
14. Var. 13 a 2 Clav.
4:06
15. Var. 14 a 2 Clav.
2:01
16. Var. 15 Canone alla Quinta in moto contrario
4:02
17. Var. 16 Ouverture a 1 Clav.
2:46
18. Var. 17 a 2 Clav.
2:00
19. Var. 18 Canone alla Sesta a 1 Clav.
1:26
20. Var. 19 a 1 Clav.
1:17
21. Var. 20 a 2 Clav.
1:49
22. Var. 21 Canone alla Settima
2:14
23. Var. 22 Alla breve a 1 Clav.
1:51
24. Var. 23 a 2 Clav.
2:09
25. Var. 24 Canone all'Ottava a 1 Clav.
2:17
26. Var. 25 a 2 Clav.
6:59
27. Var. 26 a 2 Clav.
2:06
28. Var. 27 Canone alla Nona
1:44
29. Var. 28 a 2 Clav.
2:40
30. Var. 29 a 1 ovvero 2 Clav.
1:53
31. Var. 30 Quodlibet a 1 Clav.
1:45
32. Aria
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
1. 1. Allegro
9:09
2. 2. Andante
6:37
3. 3. Allegretto
8:31
4. Andante And Five Variations For Piano Four-Hands In G Major, K.501
7:45
5. Adagio and Allegro for Organ in F minor, K.594
9:38
Sonata For Piano Four-Hands In F Major, K.497
6. 1. Adagio - Allegro di molto
9:02
7. 2. Andante
7:26
8. 3. Allegro
8:02
9. Orgelstück (Fantasia) für eine Uhr in F minor, K.608
9:35
András Schiff, George Malcolm
Total Playing Time: 1:15:45
CD 52: Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas

Domenico Scarlatti (1685 - 1757)
1. Sonata in a minor, K.175
3:45
2. Sonata in C, K.513
5:36
3. Sonata in E minor, K.402
11:00
4. Sonata in E, K.403
4:42
5. Sonata in G major, K.144
4:14
6. Sonata in C minor, K.115
7:05
7. Sonata in C minor, K.116
3:33
8. Sonata in E flat major, K.474
5:42
9. Sonata in E flat major, K.475
4:23
10. Sonata in G major, K.449
3:00
11. Sonata in G minor, K.450
3:21
12. Sonata in B flat major, K.544
4:12
13. Sonata in B flat major, K.545
2:51
14. Sonata in D minor, K.516
6:23
15. Sonata in D minor, K.517
3:25
András Schiff
Total Playing Time: 1:13:12
CD 53: Chopin: Piano Works

Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849)
1. Polonaise No.6 In A-Flat, Op.53 "Heroic" 6:29
2. Waltz No.6 in D flat, Op.64 No.1 -"Minute" 1:50
24 Préludes, Op.28
3. No.4. in E Minor 2:26
4. Mazurka No.51 in F minor Op.68 No.4 1:51
5. Waltz No.1 in E flat, Op.18 -"Grande valse brillante" 4:58
6. Nocturne No.1 in B flat minor, Op.9 No.1 5:18
7. Scherzo No.2 In B Flat Minor, Op.31 9:27
8. Barcarolle in F Sharp, Op.60 7:53
9. Nocturne No.2 in E flat, Op.9 No.2 3:51
12 Etudes, Op.25
10. No.3 In F Major 1:29
11. Mazurka No.5 in B flat Op.7 No.1 2:01
12. Ballade No.1 In G Minor, Op.23 8:43
12 Etudes, Op.25
13. No.1 In A-Flat Major - "Harp Study" 2:09
12 Etudes, Op.10
14. No.12 In C Minor 2:27
24 Préludes, Op.28
15. No.24 in D Minor 2:06
16. No.15 in D Flat Major ("Raindrop") 6:24
12 Etudes, Op.25
17. No.3 In F Major 1:33
18. Nocturne No.20 in C sharp minor, Op.posth. 3:42
24 Préludes, Op.28
19. No.24 in D Minor 2:08
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
1. transc & arr Jed Distler 4:16
Bill Evans (1929 - 1980), Eugene Lees
2. Waltz For Debby
1:57
Bill Evans (1929 - 1980)
Turn Out The Stars
3. transc Jed Distler 5:16
Michel Legrand (1932 - )
Noelle's Theme
4. transc. by Jed Distler 5:18
Duke Ellington (1899 - 1974)
5. Reflections in D 7:21
Jimmy van Heusen (1913 - 1990)
Here's That Rainy Day
6. transc. by Jed Distler & David Pearl 6:10
Steve Swallow
Hulo, Bolinas
7. transc. by Jed Distler 4:13
Alex North (1910 - 1991)
Love Theme From "Spartacus"
8. transc. by Jed Distler 3:33
Bill Evans (1929 - 1980)
Since We Met
9. transc. by Jed Distler, based on transc. by Bob Bonver 4:52
Peace Piece
10. transc. by Jim Aikin 7:32
Your Story
11. transc. and arr. by Jed Distler 5:37
Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
12. Lucky To Be Me 3:57
Michael Nyman (1948 - )
The Piano
13. The Heart Asks Pleasure First
2:14
14. Silver-Fingered Fling 4:38
Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Total Playing Time: 1:06:54
CD 55: Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue; Piano Concerto in F

George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)
1. Rhapsody In Blue
16:51
2. Variations On I Got Rhythm
9:05
Piano Concerto in F Major
Arr. Ferde Grofé
3. 1. Allegro
13:12
4. 2. Adagio - Andante con moto
11:44
5. 3. Allegro agitato
6:32
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop