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Best Piano 100

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>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
>Liszt, Franz : 12 Etudes d'exécution transcendante, S139/R2b
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i)
>Debussy, Claude : Preludes, Book 1
>Schubert, Franz : Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
>Nyman, Michael [Piano] : The Piano, film score
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147
>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words
>Chopin, Frédéric : Fantasy-Impromptu for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 66, CT. 46
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Rondo for Piano no 1 in D major, K 485
>Debussy, Claude : Arabesques (2) for Piano
>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 26 in D major, K 537 "Coronation"
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante"
>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue
>Satie, Erik : La belle excentrique, "serious fantasy" for orchestra (or piano, 4 hands)
>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 5 in G flat major, Op. 10/5, CT. 18
>Schumann, Robert : Fantasiestücke, Op. 12
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Andante and Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein"
>Liszt, Franz : Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163
>Ravel, Maurice : Gaspard de la nuit
>Fauré, Gabriel : Impromptu for piano no 2 in F minor, Op. 31
>Satie, Erik : Le Piccadilly
>Weber, Carl Maria von : Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 15 in C major ("Sonata semplice") K. 545
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30
>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne 1
>Debussy, Claude : Poèmes (7) de Banville
>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique"
>Godowsky, Leopold : Tango, contrapuntal arrangement for piano (after Albeniz's Op. 165/2)
>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 19
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 7 in A major, Op. 28/7, CT. 172
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
>Schumann, Robert : Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), for piano, Op. 82
>Debussy, Claude : Estampes (3) for Piano
>Scriabin, Alexander : Nocturne for piano in D flat major (for left hand alone), Op. 9/2
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 8 in D flat major, Op. 27/2, CT. 115
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102
>Chopin, Frédéric : Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57
>Chopin, Frédéric : Etude for piano no 12 in C minor ("Revolutionary"), Op. 10/12, CT. 25
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Chopin, Frédéric : Polonaise for piano no 3 in A major ("Military"), Op. 40/1, CT. 152
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata"
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78
>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869
>Bartók, Béla : Concerto for Piano no 3, Sz 119
>Chopin, Frédéric : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March"
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31/2 "The Tempest"
>Chopin, Frédéric : Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39
>Balakirev, Mily : Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey"
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an exhibition
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
>Liszt, Franz : Work(s)
>Debussy, Claude : Suite bergamasque
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18
>Chopin, Frédéric : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
>Debussy, Claude : Valse romantique, for piano, L. 71
>Ravel, Maurice : Jeux d'eau
>Liszt, Franz : Valse impromptu for Piano, S 213
>Brahms, Johannes : Waltz
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15/2, CT. 112
>Ravel, Maurice : Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra
>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 9/L 413
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Piece for piano in F major (K. 33b)
>Liszt, Franz : Valses oubliees (4) for Piano, S 215
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64/2, CT. 213
>Debussy, Claude : Petite suite for Piano 4 hands
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11
>Badarzewska, Tekla : A Maiden's Prayer (Molitwa dziewicy) for piano, Op. 3 (or Op. 4)
>Dvorak, Antonin : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Two-Part Invention no 1 in C major, BWV 772
>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430
>Daquin, Louis-Claude : Premier livre de pièces
>Mompou, Federico : Cançons i dansas (14)
>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Three-Part Invention no 1 in C major, BWV 787
>Rubinstein, Anton : Melodies (2) for Piano, Op 3
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Les saisons, Op. 37b
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, chorale prelude for organ (Schubler Chorale no 1), BWV 645 (BC K22
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Minuets (6) for piano (or orchestra), WoO 10
>Fauré, Gabriel : Dolly, Op. 56
>Schubert, Franz : "Trout" Quintet
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Notes & Reviews:

This superb collection features the top piano music of all time. 'Best Piano 100' caters to every mood and includes music from Grieg to Gershwin, Bach to Beethoven, and Mozart to Mussorgsky- something for every listener. The artistry of the performances is of the highest order and the list of contributing pianists is without equal.

Notes & Reviews:

No musical instrument is quite as versatile as the piano, and this set presents 100 examples of its impressive range in classical music. Beethoven's Fur Elise, Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Satie's Gymnopedie No. 1, and Bach's Goldberg Variations BWV 988 Aria are just some of the timeless works presented here, as performed by some of the world's best pianists. Anyone looking to build a classical music library with quality as well as quantity should consider this collection. knlfjkldf



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Works Details

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano in C sharp minor (doubtful), KK Anh.Ia/6
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Liszt, Franz : 12 Etudes d'exécution transcendante, S139/R2b :: La Campane
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1851

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight" :: 1. Adagio sostenuto
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Etude for piano no 3 in E major, Op. 10/3, CT. 16
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1832

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i) :: 3. Rondo alla turca
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1783.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1783

>Debussy, Claude : Préludes, Book 1 :: La Fille aux cheveux de lin
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1907-1910

>Schubert, Franz : Moments musicaux (6) for Piano, D 780/Op. 94
  • Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1823

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1847

>Nyman, Michael [Piano] : The Piano, film score :: The heart asks pleasure first
  • Performer: Michael Nyman (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Film Score
  • Written: 1992

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Cantata no 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben" BWV 147 :: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 07/02/1723

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Polonaise for piano no 6 in A flat major ("Héroique"), Op. 53, CT. 155
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1842-1843

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Bagatelle for piano in A minor ("Für Elise"), WoO 59
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1810

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Song Without Words
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 06/01/1842

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Fantasy-Impromptu for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 66, CT. 46
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1834

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Rondo for Piano no 1 in D major, K 485
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1786

>Debussy, Claude : Arabesques (2) for Piano
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1899

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 26 in D major, K 537 "Coronation" :: 1. Allegro (extract)
  • Performer: Christian Zacharias (Piano)
  • Conductor: David Zinman
  • Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1788

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltz for Piano in E flat major, B 62/Op. 18 "Grande valse brillante"
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1831-1832

>Gershwin, George : Rhapsody in Blue :: [Excerpt]
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Piano)
  • Conductor: Wayne Marshall
  • Ensemble: Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1924

>Satie, Erik : La belle excentrique, "serious fantasy" for orchestra (or piano, 4 hands) :: 1. Grande Ritournelle
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1920

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Etude for piano no 5 in G flat major, Op. 10/5, CT. 18
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Schumann, Robert : Fantasiestücke, Op. 12 :: Aufschwung
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Andante and Rondo capriccioso in E major, Op. 14
  • Performer: Helmut Roloff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 57 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 06/13/1830

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 21 in C major, Op. 53 "Waldstein" :: 1. Allegro (extract)
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1803-1804

>Liszt, Franz : Années de pèlerinage no 3, S 163 :: Les Jeux d'eau à la Villa d'Este
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1877-1882

>Ravel, Maurice : Gaspard de la nuit :: 1. Ondine
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1908

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Impromptu for piano no 2 in F minor, Op. 31
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1883

>Satie, Erik : Le Piccadilly
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: March
  • Written: circa 1904

>Weber, Carl Maria von : Invitation to the Dance, in D flat major J 260/Op. 65
  • Performer: Thierry Brunhoff (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1819

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 15 in C major ("Sonata semplice") K. 545 :: 1. Allegro
  • Performer: Christian Zacharias (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1788

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor, Op. 30 :: 3. Allegro ma non tanto (extrait)
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
  • Ensemble: National Orchestra d'Ile de France
  • Running Time: 3 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1909

>Gershwin, George : Variations on "I got rhythm" for Piano and Orchestra
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Piano)
  • Conductor: Wayne Marshall
  • Ensemble: Aalborg Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1934

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne no 1
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Satie, Erik : Gnossienne 1
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Debussy, Claude : Poèmes (7) de Banville
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Liszt, Franz : Concert Etudes (3) for Piano, S 144
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1848

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467 :: 2. Andante
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Conductor: Bryden Thompson
  • Ensemble: Hallé Orchestra
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1785

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for piano no 8 in C minor, Op. 13 "Pathetique" :: 2. Adagio cantabile
  • Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1797-1798

>Godowsky, Leopold : Tango, contrapuntal arrangement for piano (after Albeniz's Op. 165/2)
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1921

>Liszt, Franz : Consolations (6) for Piano, S 172
  • Performers: Tzimon Barto (Piano); Tzimon Barto (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1849-1850

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Lieder ohne Worte, Op. 19
  • Performer: Daniel Adni (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: circa 1829-1830

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 7 in A major, Op. 28/7, CT. 172
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 :: Aria
  • Performer: Maria Tipo (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1741

>Schumann, Robert : Waldszenen (Forest Scenes), for piano, Op. 82 :: Vogel als Prophet
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1848-1849

>Debussy, Claude : Estampes (3) for Piano :: 2. Pagodes
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1903

>Scriabin, Alexander : Nocturne for piano in D flat major (for left hand alone), Op. 9/2
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 8 in D flat major, Op. 27/2, CT. 115
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1835

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Concerto for Piano no 2 in F major, Op. 102 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
  • Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1957

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1844

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Etude for piano no 12 in C minor ("Revolutionary"), Op. 10/12, CT. 25
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor" :: 3. Rondo
  • Performer: Emil Gilels (Piano)
  • Conductor: George Szell
  • Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1809

>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 :: 1. Allegro molto moderato (extract)
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Conductor: Lovro Matacic
  • Running Time: 2 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Polonaise for piano no 3 in A major ("Military"), Op. 40/1, CT. 152
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 23 in F minor, Op. 57 "Appassionata" :: 3. Allegro ma non troppo - Presto
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1804-1805

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78 :: Allegro scherzando
  • Performers: Michel Béroff (Piano); Jean-Phillipe Collard (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Scriabin, Alexander : Etudes (12) for Piano, Op. 8
  • Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1894

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1, BWV 846-869 :: Prelude
  • Performer: Edwin Fischer (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1722

>Béla Bartók (Composer) (1881 - 1945) : Concerto for Piano no 3, Sz 119 :: 1. Allegretto
  • Performer: Peter Donohoe (Piano)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1945

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Sonata for Piano no 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35 "Funeral March" :: 3. Marcia funebre
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 9 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1837

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisies (5), Op. 3
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 17 in D minor, Op. 31/2 "The Tempest" :: 1. Largo - Allegro
  • Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1802

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Scherzo for Piano no 3 in C sharp minor, B 125/Op. 39
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1839

>Balakirev, Mily : Oriental Fantasy for Piano, Op. 18 "Islamey"
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1869

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Pictures at an exhibition :: The Great Gate of Kiev
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1874

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 :: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto moderato (extract)
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Liszt, Franz : Work(s) :: Liebestraum
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1824-1886

>Debussy, Claude : Suite bergamasque :: Clair de lune
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 :: 1. Moderato (extract)
  • Performer: Andrei Gavrilov (Piano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Prelude for piano no 15 in D flat major, Op. 28/15, CT. 180
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838-1839

>Debussy, Claude : Valse romantique, for piano, L. 71
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1890

>Ravel, Maurice : Jeux d'eau
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1901

>Liszt, Franz : Valse impromptu for Piano, S 213
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1850

>Brahms, Johannes : Waltz
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1865

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Conductor: Simon Rattle
  • Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1934

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15/2, CT. 112
  • Performer: Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Ravel, Maurice : Alborada del Gracioso, for orchestra
  • Performer: Cécile Ousset (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1918

>Scarlatti, Domenico : Sonata for Harpsichord in D minor, K 9/L 413
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1738-1739

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Piece for piano in F major (K. 33b)
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 16 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1766

>Liszt, Franz : Valses oubliées (4) for Piano, S 215
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1881

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltz for piano no 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64/2, CT. 213
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1847

>Debussy, Claude : Petite suite for Piano 4 hands :: 2. En bateau
  • Performers: Michel Béroff (Piano); Jean-Phillipe Collard (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888-1889

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 :: 1. Allegro maestoso (extract)
  • Performer: Martha Argerich (Piano)
  • Conductor: Charles Dutoit
  • Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1830

>Badarzewska, Tekla : A Maiden's Prayer (Molitwa dziewicy) for piano, Op. 3 (or Op. 4)
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1859

>Antonin Dvorák (1841 - 1904) : Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187
  • Performer: André Watts (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15 :: Unspecified
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Two-Part Invention no 1 in C major, BWV 772
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Handel, George Frideric : Suite for Harpsichord in E major, HWV 430
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: circa 1710-1720

>Daquin, Louis-Claude : Premier livre de pièces
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1735

>Mompou, Federico : Cançons i dansas (14)
  • Performer: Gonzalo Soriano (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1921

>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner :: Golliwogg's Cakewalk
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1906-1908

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109
  • Performer: John Ogdon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Three-Part Invention no 1 in C major, BWV 787
  • Performer: Aldo Ciccolini (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1720

>Rubinstein, Anton : Melodies (2) for Piano, Op 3
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Les saisons, Op. 37b :: November
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Les saisons, Op. 37b :: June
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, chorale prelude for organ (Schübler Chorale no 1), BWV 645 (BC K22
  • Performer: Stanislav Bunin (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1748-1749

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Minuets (6) for piano (or orchestra), WoO 10
  • Performer: Moura Lympany (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1795

>Gabriel Fauré (1845 - 1924) : Dolly, Op. 56 :: Berceuse
  • Performers: Jean-Phillipe Collard (Piano); Bruno Rigutto (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1893-1896

>Schubert, Franz : "Trout" Quintet
  • Performer: Sviatoslav Richter (Piano)
  • Ensemble: Members of the Borodin Quartet (Members)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1819