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Discover Piano Classics - Piano music by Beethoven, Chopin, Mozart & Schubert / Friedrich Gulda, Ragna Schirmer, Matthias Kirschnereit, piano

Album Summary

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an Exhibition
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 30 in A major ("Frühlingslied"), Op. 62/6
>Chopin, Frédéric : Fantasy-Impromptu for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 66, CT. 46
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 C sharp minor Op. 27
>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Prelude for piano no 1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Rondo a Capriccio for piano in G major ("Rage Over a Lost Penny"), Op. 129
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 5 in G flat major, Op. 10/5, CT. 18
>Schubert, Franz : Impromptu in G flat major, D 899, no 9
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume, notturno for piano no 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata no 11 A major KV 331
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen no 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 B flat minor Op. 23
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
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Notes & Reviews:

Discover Piano Classics features some of the most beautiful piano melodies of all time, including selections from the Well Tempered Clavier, Tchaikovsky's First Piano Concerto, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, and many more.; The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste.; Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history.



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Works Details

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869 :: Prelude no 1 C major BWV 846
  • Performer: Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1722-1740

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869 :: Fugue no 2 C minor BWV 847
  • Performer: Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1722-1740

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869 :: Prelude no 15 G major BWV 884
  • Performer: Friedrich Gulda (Piano)
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1722-1740

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an Exhibition :: I. Promenade
  • Performer: Andrei Hoteev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
  • Performer: Jeroen van Veen (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words for piano no 30 in A major ("Frühlingslied"), Op. 62/6
  • Performer: Matthias Kirschnereit (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 06/01/1842

>Chopin, Frédéric : Fantasy-Impromptu for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 66, CT. 46
  • Performer: Andreas Pistorius (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1834

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 C sharp minor Op. 27 :: no 2 "Mondscheinsonate"
  • Performer: Dieter Zechlin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Rachmaninov, Sergey : Prelude for piano no 1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2
  • Performers: Anna Walachowski (Piano); Ines Walachowski (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Rondo a Capriccio for piano in G major ("Rage Over a Lost Penny"), Op. 129
  • Performer: Gunter Kootz (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795-1798

>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
  • Performer: Marc Laforet (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 5 in G flat major, Op. 10/5, CT. 18
  • Performer: Ragna Schirmer (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Schubert, Franz : Impromptu in G flat major, D 899, no 9
  • Performer: Peter Rösel (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: ?1827

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
  • Performer: Gunter Kootz (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1810

>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume, notturno for piano no 3 in A flat major ("O Lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"), S. 541/
  • Performer: Wladyslaw Kedra (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843-1850

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata no 11 A major KV 331 :: Rondo. Alla turka
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1783

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen no 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7
  • Performer: Norman Shetler (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 B flat minor Op. 23 :: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
  • Performer: Tatiana Nikolayeva (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé)
  • Performers: Kurt Hiltawsky (Clarinet); Siegfried Stöckigt (Piano)
  • Conductor: Kurt Masur
  • Running Time: 11 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924