Chopin: Ballades; Piano Sonata No. 2 / Emmanuel Ax

Album Summary

>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23
>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38
>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47
>Chopin, Frédéric : Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
Performer Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Chopin's Second Sonata and four ballades, heroic and original in nature, are among his greatest works. A richly comprehensive pianist, Emanuel Ax has a grandeur, ease, and naturalness that make him a consummate musician. His aristocratic playing shines in these great works.

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (1985).



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Works Details

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23
  • Performer: Emanuel Ax (Piano)
  • Notes: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (07/10/1985-07/12/1985)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Ballade for Piano no 2 in F major/a minor, B 102/Op. 38
  • Performer: Emanuel Ax (Piano)
  • Notes: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (07/10/1985-07/12/1985)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1839

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Ballade for Piano no 3 in A flat major, B 136/Op. 47
  • Performer: Emanuel Ax (Piano)
  • Notes: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (07/10/1985-07/12/1985)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1841

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52
  • Performer: Emanuel Ax (Piano)
  • Notes: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (07/10/1985-07/12/1985)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1842-1843

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
  • Performer: Emanuel Ax (Piano)
  • Running Time: 24 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837