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Most Essential Classical Piano Music

100 songs (6 hours and 13 minutes) Released on 1 January 2010
Disc 1
1
Chopin: Chopin: 'Minute' Waltz in D flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
1:51
2
Liszt: Liszt: Consolation No.3
Rhondda Gillespie
3:55
3
J.S. Bach: _ - J.S. Bach arr Hess: Jesu, joy of man's desiring [Cantata 147]
Julius Katchen
3:42
4
Mendelssohn: _ - Mendelssohn: The Bee's Wedding (Spinning Song) [Songs without words]
András Schiff
2:01
5
Chopin: _ - Chopin: 'Revolutionary' Etude in C minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
2:43
6
Gottschalk: Gottschalk: Souvenir de Porto Rico
Ivan Davis
5:53
7
Debussy: _ - Debussy: Golliwogg's Cakewalk [Children's Corner]
Pascal Rogé
2:54
8
Brahms: Brahms: Rhapsody in G minor (1964 Recording)
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
5:46
9
Schubert: Schubert: An die Musik (To Music)
Joseph Cooper
1:44
10
Albéniz: _ - Albeniz: Tango [Espana]
Alicia De Larrocha
2:40
11
Beethoven: _ - Beethoven: Adagio cantabile ['Pathetique' Sonata in C minor]
Radu Lupu
7:05
12
Dvorák: Dvorak: Humoresque in G flat
Joseph Cooper
3:03
13
Chopin: Chopin: 'Military' Polonaise in A
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
5:05
14
Saint-Saëns: _ - Saint-Saens: Le Cygne (The swan) [Carnaval des Animaux]
Varda Nishry
3:08
15
Arensky: _ - Arensky: Waltz [Suite for Two Pianos]
Bracha Eden & Alexander Tamir
4:55
16
Grieg: _ - Grieg: Notturno [Lyric Pieces]
Alicia De Larrocha
4:09
17
Mozart: _ - Mozart: Rondo alla Turca [Sonata in A, K.331]
András Schiff & Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3:36
18
Badarzewska-Baranowska: Badarzewska-Baranowska: The Maiden's Prayer
Joseph Cooper
2:58
19
Liszt: Liszt: Die Forelle (The Trout, after Schubert)
Varda Nishry
3:44
20
Chopin: Chopin: Grande valse brillante (Waltz in E flat)
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:55
Disc 2
1
Chopin: _ - Chopin: 'Raindrop' Prelude in D flat major
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
5:16
2
Daquin: _ - Daquin: Le coucou
Varda Nishry
1:49
3
Albéniz: _ - Albéniz: Sevilla [Suite espanola]
Alicia De Larrocha
4:36
4
Sinding: Sinding: Rustle of Spring
Joseph Cooper
2:55
5
Liszt: _ - Liszt: 'Un sospiro' Etude in D flat
Jorge Bolet & Franz Liszt
5:32
6
Chopin: _ - Chopin: 'Black Keys' Etude in G flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
1:41
7
Satie: _ - Satie: Gymnopedie No.1
Pascal Rogé
3:09
8
Brahms: Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.5 in G minor
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
2:12
9
Chopin: Chopin: Nocturne No.2 in E flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:03
10
Mendelssohn: _ - Mendelssohn: Spring Song [Songs without words]
András Schiff
2:47
11
Schumann: _ - Schumann: Traumerei [Kinderszenen]
Ilana Vered
3:31
12
J.S. Bach: J.S. Bach arr Hess: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier
Alicia De Larrocha
3:35
13
Rachmaninov: 10 Preludes, Op.23 - Rachmaninov: Prelude in G minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy
3:53
14
Chopin: Chopin: Waltz No.3 in A minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:35
15
Brahms: _ - Brahms: Intermezzo in A
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
6:06
16
Albéniz: _ - Albéniz: Puerta de tierra: Bolero [Recuerdos de Viaje]
Alicia De Larrocha
3:30
17
Schubert: _ - Schubert: Moment Musical in F minor [6 Moments musicaux]
Radu Lupu & Franz Schubert
1:47
18
Debussy: _ - Debussy: Reflets dans l'eau [Images - Book 1]
Pascal Rogé
5:01
19
Chopin: Chopin: Mazurka in C sharp minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
2:29
20
Dvorák: _ - Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No.1 in C
Bracha Eden & Alexander Tamir
4:37
Disc 3
1
Liszt: Liszt: Liebestraum No.3
Jorge Bolet
4:51
2
Schumann: _ - Schumann: Romance No.2 in F sharp
Alicia De Larrocha
3:29
3
Chopin: _ - Chopin: 'Winter Wind' Etude in A minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
3:47
4
Debussy: _ - Debussy: Arabesque No.1
Pascal Rogé
3:52
5
Rubinstein: Rubinstein: Melody in F
Shura Cherkassky
4:19
6
Granados: Granados: La maja y el ruisenor (Lover and the nightingale) [Goyescas]
Joseph Cooper
6:32
7
Chopin: Chopin: Mazurka No.23 in D
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
2:08
8
Brahms: Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.1
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
2:53
9
Debussy: _ - Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin (Girl with flaxen hair) [Preludes Book 1]
Pascal Rogé
2:28
10
Paderewski: Paderewski: Menuet celebre
Joseph Cooper
4:17
11
Chopin: Chopin: Nocturne in F minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:52
12
Mozart: _ - Mozart: Allegro [Sonata in C, K.545] (1961 Recording)
Julius Katchen
2:14
13
Mendelssohn: Mendelssohn: On Wings of Song
Julius Katchen
4:12
14
MacDowell: MacDowell: To a Water Lily [Woodland Sketches]
Joseph Cooper
2:46
15
J.S. Bach: _ - J.S. Bach: Sanctify Us [Cantata No.22]
Alicia De Larrocha & Johann Sebastian Bach
3:17
16
Brahms: _ - Brahms: Waltz in B minor
Julius Katchen
1:10
17
Grieg: Grieg: Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Joseph Cooper
6:05
18
Liszt: Liszt: Widmung (after Schumann)
Joseph Cooper
4:46
19
Mendelssohn: _ - Mendelssohn: Hunting Song [Songs without words]
Jorge Bolet
2:41
20
Chopin: Chopin: Nocturne No.9 in B major
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
5:11
Disc 4
1
Beethoven: _ - Beethoven: Adagio sostenuto ['Moonlight' Sonata]
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Ludwig van Beethoven
6:06
2
Rachmaninov: 5 Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3 - Rachmaninov: Prelude in C sharp minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy
4:29
3
Chopin: Chopin: Waltz in C sharp minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
3:27
4
Schumann: _ - Schumann: Vogel als Prophet [Waldszenen]
Varda Nishry
3:24
5
Grieg: Grieg: Butterfly
Joseph Cooper
2:01
6
Chopin: Chopin: Mazurka No.5 in B flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
1:53
7
Brahms: Brahms: Hungarian Dance No.6
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
3:11
8
Ibert: _ - Ibert: Le petit ane blanc (The little white donkey)
Varda Nishry
2:15
9
Grainger: Grainger: Country Gardens
Joseph Cooper
2:30
10
Chopin: Chopin: 'Farewell' Waltz in A flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:01
11
Mendelssohn: _ - Mendelssohn: Venetian Gondola Song [Songs without words]
András Schiff
2:44
12
de Falla: _ - Falla: Ritual Fire Dance [El amor brujo]
Julius Katchen
4:17
13
Brahms: _ - Brahms: Intermezzo in B flat minor
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
4:35
14
Schubert: _ - Schubert: Impromptu No. 3 in G flat
Radu Lupu
6:34
15
Chopin: Chopin: Waltz in B minor
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
3:44
16
Rimsky-Korsakov: _ - Rimsky-Korsakov trans. Rachmaninov: Flight of the Bumble-Bee
Ivan Davis
1:17
17
Chopin: _ - Chopin: Marche funebre [Piano Sonata No.2]
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
9:02
18
Brahms: _ - Brahms: Waltz in B
Julius Katchen
0:49
19
MacDowell: MacDowell: To a wild rose
Joseph Cooper
2:11
20
Chopin: Chopin: 'Heroic' Polonaise in A flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
6:21
Disc 5
1
Beethoven: Beethoven: Für Elise
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Ludwig van Beethoven
2:59
2
Liszt: _ - Liszt: La Campanella
Jorge Bolet
5:11
3
Debussy: _ - Debussy: Clair de lune
Pascal Rogé
5:34
4
Granados: Granados: Andaluza [Spanish Dance]
Alicia De Larrocha
4:22
5
Chopin: Chopin: Fantaisie-Impromptu
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:52
6
Brahms: 16 Waltzes, Op.39 - Brahms: 'Wiegenlied' Waltz in A flat
Julius Katchen
1:21
7
Rameau: _ - Rameau: La Poule
Varda Nishry
4:36
8
Liszt: Liszt: Valse oubliee in F sharp
Joseph Cooper
3:39
9
Chopin: _ - Chopin: 'Tristesse' Etude in E
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
4:22
10
Mendelssohn: _ - Mendelssohn: May Breeze [Songs without words]
András Schiff
2:27
11
Dvorák: _ - Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No.8 in G minor
Bracha Eden & Alexander Tamir
4:14
12
Ravel: Ravel: Jeux d'eau
Pascal Rogé
5:51
13
Moszkowski: Moszkowski: La Jongleuse
Jorge Bolet
2:04
14
Chopin: Chopin: Nocturne No.5 in F sharp
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
3:50
15
Debussy: _ - Debussy: Poissons d'or [Images - Book 2]
Pascal Rogé
4:14
16
Brahms: _ - Brahms: Ballade in G minor
Julius Katchen & Johannes Brahms
3:07
17
Chopin: Chopin: Mazurka in C
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
1:30
18
Brahms: _ - Brahms: Waltz No.2 in E
Julius Katchen
1:03
19
Mendelssohn: Mendelssohn: Rondo capriccioso
Jorge Bolet
6:54
20
Chopin: Chopin: Waltz in G flat
Vladimir Ashkenazy & Frédéric Chopin
2:11