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Piano Treasures

Album Summary

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor"
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, Op. 11
>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major
>Schumann, Robert : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54
>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
>Chopin, Frédéric : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11
>Falla, Manuel de : Noches en los jardines de Espana
>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Piano in F major, Hob. 28
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488
>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G
>Poulenc, Francis : Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in D minor
>Gershwin, George : Concerto for Piano in F
>Satie, Erik : Three Gymnopedies
>Liszt, Franz : Liebestraume for Piano, S 541
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Seasons, Op. 37b
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K. 310/K. 300d
>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Sonata for Piano no 14 in C sharp minor, Op. 27/2 "Moonlight"
>Schumann, Robert : Fantasie in C major, Op. 17
>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 13 in C minor, Op. 48/1, CT. 120
>Satie, Erik : Six Gnossiennes
>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54
>Scriabin, Alexander : Prelude for piano in F sharp minor, Op. 11/8
>MacDowell, Edward : 2 Fantasiestucke, Op. 17
>Liszt, Franz : 6 Chants polonais (Chopin)
>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : Three Songs, Op. 3
>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : Six Songs, Op. 25
>Dohnányi, Ernst von : Six Concert Etudes, Op. 28
>Paderewski, Ignace J. : Humoresques de concert, Op. 14
>Paderewski, Ignace J. : Miscellanea, Op. 16
>Schlozer, Paul de : Etude, for piano, Op. 1/2
>Gabrilowitsch, Ossip : Melodie for piano in E
>Gabrilowitsch, Ossip : Caprice-Burlesque for piano, Op 3
>Rodgers, Richard : The Sound of Music
>Woodforde-Finden, Amy : 4 Indian Love Lyrics
>Friedman, Ignaz : Music Box, Op. 33 no 3
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Rosenthal, Moritz : Les Papillons for piano
>Godowsky, Leopold : The Gardens of Buitenzorg, for piano (Java Suite, Book 3)
>Levitzki, Mischa : Waltz for piano in A, Op 2
>Palmgren, Selim : En Route for piano, Op 9
>Moszkowski, Moritz : Morceaux (3), for piano, Op. 42/2, Siciliano
>Moszkowski, Moritz : Caprice espagnol, for piano, Op. 37
>Rubinstein, Anton : Melodies (2) for Piano, Op 3
>Tausig, Carl : Hungarian Gypsy Airs for piano
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Notes & Reviews:

Treasures is a new series of 3-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of Virgin Classics, presenting the best loved and key works of the classical repertoire at a very attractive price. The first batch of this series is composed of 5 releases, including a selection of Mozart's most popular works such as Don Giovanni and The "Jupiter" Symphony; Piano classics including the "Moonlight" Sonata and Clair de Lune; Russian favorites such as Scheherazade and The Rite of Spring, Baroque masterpieces like The Four Seasons and Pachelbel's Canon in D; and celebrated Sacred Works such as Vespers and Verdi's Requiem. All of these timeless masterpieces are performed by world-class performers including Natalie Dessay, Yehudi Menuhin, Mikhail Pletnev, Riccardo Muti, and André Previn. The Treasures series provides a wide overview of the "must haves" in each of these popular genres.

Treasures is a new series of 3-CD sets drawn from the catalogs of Virgin Classics, presenting the best loved and key works of the classical repertoire at a very attractive price. The first batch of this series is composed of 5 releases, including a selection of Mozart's most popular works such as Don Giovanni and The "Jupiter" Symphony; Piano classics including the "Moonlight" Sonata and Clair de Lune; Russian favorites such as Scheherazade and The Rite of Spring, Baroque masterpieces like The Four Seasons and Pachelbel's Canon in D; and celebrated Sacred Works such as Vespers and Verdi's Requiem. All of these timeless masterpieces are performed by world-class performers including Natalie Dessay, Yehudi Menuhin, Mikhail Pletnev, Riccardo Muti, and André Previn. The Treasures series provides a wide overview of the "must haves" in each of these popular genres.



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Works Details

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23 :: 1. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso (ext.)
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1874

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor, Op. 18 :: 1. Moderato (ext.)
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Conductor: Lawrence Foster
  • Running Time: 4 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Beethoven, Ludwig van : Concerto for Piano no 5 "Emperor" :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Christian Zacharias (Piano)
  • Conductor: Hans Vonk
  • Running Time: 6 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1809

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Concerto for Piano no 2 in F minor, Op. 11 :: 2. Larghetto
  • Performer: Francois-René Duchable (Piano)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 10 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1830

>Liszt, Franz : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E flat major :: 1. Allegro maestoso
  • Performer: György Cziffra (Piano)
  • Conductor: György Cziffra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1835-1856

>Schumann, Robert : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 54 :: 1. Allegro affettuoso (ext.)
  • Performer: Leif Andsnes (Piano)
  • Conductor: Mariss Jansons
  • Running Time: 4 min. 30 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1841

>Grieg, Edvard : Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16 :: 2. Adagio (ext.)
  • Performer: Leif Andsnes (Piano)
  • Conductor: Dmitri Kitayenko
  • Running Time: 6 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1868

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Concerto for Piano no 1 in E minor, B 53/Op. 11 :: 3. Rondo vivace (ext.)
  • Performer: Alexis Weissenberg (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1830

>Falla, Manuel de : Noches en los jardines de España :: En la Generalife (ext.)
  • Performer: Gonzalo Soriano (Piano)
  • Conductor: Rafae Frühbeck de Burgos
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1909-1916

>Haydn, Franz Joseph : Concerto for Piano in F major, Hob. 28 :: 7
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
  • Running Time: 2 min. 43 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: circa 1766

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Concerto for Piano no 23 in A major, K 488 :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Conductor: Christian Tetzlaff
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1786

>Ravel, Maurice : Concerto for Piano in G :: 2. Adagio
  • Performer: Andrew Litton (Piano)
  • Conductor: Andrew Litton
  • Running Time: 4 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1929-1931

>Poulenc, Francis : Concerto for 2 Pianos & Orchestra in D minor :: 2. Larghetto
  • Performers: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano); Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Conductor: Richard Hickox
  • Running Time: 5 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1932

>Gershwin, George : Concerto for Piano in F :: 3. Finale
  • Performer: Wayne Marshall [Piano/Organ] (Piano)
  • Conductor: Wayne Marshall
  • Running Time: 6 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Concerto
  • Written: 1925

>Satie, Erik : Three Gymnopédies :: no 1. Lent et douloureux
  • Performer: Kun-woo Paik (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888

>Liszt, Franz : Liebesträume for Piano, S 541
  • Performer: Kun-woo Paik (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1843-1850

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : The Seasons, Op. 37b :: 10. Octobre (Chant d'automne)
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Sonata for Piano no 8 in A minor, K. 310/K. 300d :: 2. Andante cantabile con espressione
  • Performer: Jean-Bernard Pommier (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1778.
  • Running Time: 7 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1778

>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. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1801

>Schumann, Robert : Fantasie in C major, Op. 17 :: 3. Langsam getragen - Durchweg leise zu halten
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 10 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1836

>Rachmaninov, Sergei : Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3 :: 1. Elégie in E flat minor
  • Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 13 in C minor, Op. 48/1, CT. 120
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1841

>Satie, Erik : Six Gnossiennes :: no 1. Lent
  • Performer: Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1889-1897

>Ravel, Maurice : Pavane pour une infante défunte
  • Performer: Anne Queffélec (Piano)
  • Running Time: 7 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1899

>Debussy, Claude : Clair de lune
  • Performer: Kun-woo Paik (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1890-1905

>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (6), Book 5, Op. 54
  • Performer: Leif Andsnes (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1889-1891

>Scriabin, Alexander : Prelude for piano in F sharp minor, Op. 11/8
  • Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1888-1896

>MacDowell, Edward : 2 Fantasiestücke, Op. 17 :: 2. Hexentanz
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1883

>Liszt, Franz : 6 Chants polonais (Chopin) :: 1. Mädchens Wunsch
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1859

>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : Three Songs, Op. 3 :: 2. Now sleeps the crimson petal
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1905

>Quilter, Roger [Composer] : Six Songs, Op. 25 :: 2. The Fuchsia Tree
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Ernst von Dohnányi (Composer) (1877 - 1960) : Six Concert Etudes, Op. 28 :: 6. F minor (Capriccio)
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 07/03/1916

>Paderewski, Ignace J. : Humoresques de concert, Op. 14 :: 1. Menuet célèbre in G major
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Paderewski, Ignace J. : Miscellanea, Op. 16 :: 4. Nocturne in B flat
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1887

>Schlozer, Paul de : Étude, for piano, Op. 1/2
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Gabrilowitsch, Ossip : Mélodie for piano in E
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Gabrilowitsch, Ossip : Caprice-Burlesque for piano, Op 3
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Rodgers, Richard : The Sound of Music
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: United States of America.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Woodforde-Finden, Amy : 4 Indian Love Lyrics :: 1. Kashmiri Love Song
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Friedman, Ignaz : Music Box, Op. 33 no 3
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Rosenthal, Moritz : Les Papillons for piano
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Godowsky, Leopold : The Gardens of Buitenzorg, for piano (Java Suite, Book 3)
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 34 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Levitzki, Mischa : Waltz for piano in A, Op 2
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Waltz

>Palmgren, Selim : En Route for piano, Op 9
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Moszkowski, Moritz : Morceaux (3), for piano, Op. 42/2, Siciliano
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 47 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Moszkowski, Moritz : Caprice espagnol, for piano, Op. 37
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: Circa 1886.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: circa 1886

>Rubinstein, Anton : Melodies (2) for Piano, Op 3
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1852

>Tausig, Carl : Hungarian Gypsy Airs for piano
  • Performer: Stephen Hough (Piano)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic