50 Best Piano Classics

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  • Release Date: 6/29/2010
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099945754029
  • Catalog Number: 57540
  • Sales rank: 94,436

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6 - Frédéric Chopin & Mikhail Pletnev (4:23)
  2. 2 Études d'exécution transcendante d'après Paganini (6), for piano, S. 140 (LW A52): La campanella - Franz Liszt & André Watts (4:35)
  3. 3 Piano Sonata No. 14 in C sharp minor ("Moonlight"), Op. 27/2: 1. Adagio sostenuto - Ludwig van Beethoven & Mikhail Pletnev (7:15)
  4. 4 Etude for piano No. 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Frédéric Chopin (4:55)
  5. 5 Piano Sonata No. 11 in A major ("Alla Turca") K. 331 (K. 300i): 3. Rondo alla turca: Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Moura Lympany (3:37)
  6. 6 Préludes (12) for piano, Book I, L. 117: La Fille aux cheveux de lin - Claude Debussy & Moura Lympany (2:37)
  7. 7 Moment musical for piano in F minor ("Air russe"), D. 780/3 (Op. 94/3) - Franz Schubert & Stephen Kovacevich (1:33)
  8. 8 Waltz for piano No. 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212 - John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin (1:48)
  9. 9 The Piano, film score: The heart asks pleasure first - Michael Nyman & Michael Nyman (1:36)
  10. 10 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174): Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Alexis Weissenberg & Johann Sebastian Bach (3:31)
  11. 11 Polonaise for piano No. 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155 - Frédéric Chopin & Martha Argerich (6:32)
  12. 12 Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Jean-Bernard Pommier (2:26)
  13. 13 Song without Words for piano No. 30 in A major ("Frühlingslied"), Op. 62/6 - Felix Mendelssohn & Jean-Bernard Pommier (2:11)
  14. 14 Fantasy-Impromptu for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 66, CT. 46 - Frédéric Chopin & Stanislav Bunin (5:01)
  15. 15 Rondo for piano No. 1 in D major, K. 485 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Stanislav Bunin (4:35)
  16. 16 Arabesque, for piano No. 1 in E major, L. 66/1 - Claude Debussy & Aldo Ciccolini (4:21)
  17. 17 Pavane pour une infante défunte, for piano (or orchestra) - Maurice Ravel & Cécile Ousset (6:20)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Piano Concerto No. 26 in D major ("Coronation") K. 537: 1. Allegro [Excerpt] - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (3:04)
  2. 2 Waltz for piano No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 18, CT. 207 - Alexis Weissenberg & Frédéric Chopin (4:45)
  3. 3 Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé): [Excerpt] - George Gershwin & Ålborg Symphony Orchestra (3:23)
  4. 4 La belle excentrique, "serious fantasy" for orchestra (or piano, 4 hands): 1. Grande Ritournelle - Erik Satie & Aldo Ciccolini (1:34)
  5. 5 Etude for piano No. 5 in G flat major, Op. 10/5, CT. 18 - Frédéric Chopin & Stanislav Bunin (1:52)
  6. 6 Fantasiestücke (8 Fantasy Pieces), for piano, Op. 12: Aufschwung - Robert Schumann & Martha Argerich (2:47)
  7. 7 Rondo capriccioso, for piano in E major, Op. 14 - Felix Mendelssohn & Helmut Roloff (6:57)
  8. 8 Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major ("Waldstein"), Op. 53: 1. Allegro [Excerpt] - John Ogdon & Ludwig van Beethoven (4:12)
  9. 9 Années de pèlerinage, 3rd Year, suite for piano, S. 163 (LW A283): Les Jeux d'eau à la villa d'Este - Franz Liszt & André Watts (7:46)
  10. 10 Gaspard de la nuit, for piano: 1. Ondine - Maurice Ravel & Martha Argerich (5:17)
  11. 11 Impromptu for piano No. 2 in F minor, Op. 31 - Gabriel Fauré & Cécile Ousset (3:46)
  12. 12 Le Piccadilly, march for piano - Erik Satie & Aldo Ciccolini (1:34)
  13. 13 Invitation to the Dance (Aufforderung zum Tanze), rondo brillant for piano, J. 260 (Op. 65) - Carl Maria von Weber & Thierry de Brunhoff (7:58)
  14. 14 Piano Sonata No. 15 in C major ("Sonata semplice") K. 545: 1. Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Christian Zacharias (4:30)
  15. 15 Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30: 3. Allegro ma non tanto [Excerpt] - Alexis Weissenberg & Sergey Rachmaninov (3:13)
  16. 16 Variations on "I Got Rhythm," for piano & orchestra (or 2 Pianos) - George Gershwin & Ålborg Symphony Orchestra (8:25)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Gymnopedie for piano No. 1 - Erik Satie & Aldo Ciccolini (3:10)
  2. 2 Gnossienne for piano No. 1 - Erik Satie & Aldo Ciccolini (3:04)
  3. 3 Rêverie, for piano, L. 68 - Claude Debussy & Aldo Ciccolini (4:56)
  4. 4 Un sospiro, for piano in D flat major (Grande études de concert No. 3), S. 144/3 (LW A118/3) - Franz Liszt & André Watts (5:43)
  5. 5 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: 2. Andante - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Stephen Hough (5:20)
  6. 6 Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor ("Pathétique"), Op. 13: 2. Adagio cantabile - Ludwig van Beethoven & Stephen Kovacevich (5:33)
  7. 7 España, album leaves (6) for piano, Op. 165, B. 37: 2. Tango - Isaac Albéniz & Moura Lympany (3:17)
  8. 8 Consolation, for piano No. 3 in D flat major "Lento placido", S. 172/3 (LW A111a/2/2) - Franz Liszt & Tzimon Barto (4:52)
  9. 9 Song without Words for piano No. 1 in E major, Op. 19b/1 - Felix Mendelssohn & Daniel Adni (4:12)
  10. 10 Prelude for piano No. 7 in A major, Op. 28/7, CT. 172 - John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin (0:52)
  11. 11 Goldberg Variations, for keyboard (Clavier-Übung IV), BWV 988 (BC L9): Aria - Johann Sebastian Bach & Maria Tipo (3:04)
  12. 12 Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), for piano, Op. 82: Vogel als Prophet - Robert Schumann & Moura Lympany (3:38)
  13. 13 Estampes, for piano, L. 100: 2. Pagodes - Claude Debussy & Cécile Ousset (5:11)
  14. 14 Nocturne for piano in D flat major (for left hand alone), Op. 9/2 - Alexis Weissenberg & Alexander Scriabin (5:44)
  15. 15 Nocturne for piano No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27/2, CT. 115 - Frédéric Chopin & Aldo Ciccolini (5:29)
  16. 16 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F major, Op. 102: 2. Adagio - Dmitry Shostakovich & Dmitri Alexeev (6:07)
  17. 17 Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op. 57, CT. 7 - Frédéric Chopin & Peter Donohoe (4:24)
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