Annotation

Performers:
Martha Argerich, Stephen Bishop Kovacevich, Nelson Freire, Jan Labordus, Jan Pustjens, Willy Goudswaard, Michael DeRoo, Edith Salmen,
Tabea Zimmermann, Irena Grafenauer, Gidon Kremer, Georg Maximilian Hortnagel, Markus Steckeler, Mischa Maisky, Isabelle van Keulen, Eduard Brunner,
David Zinman & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-12 14:45 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Andante and Variations for Piano with 4 Hands in G major, K. 501: Theme: Andante
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:10
2 Andante and Variations for Piano with 4 Hands in G major, K. 501: Variation 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:00
3 Andante and Variations for Piano with 4 Hands in G major, K. 501: Variation 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 0:57
4 Andante and Variations for Piano with 4 Hands in G major, K. 501: Variation 3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 0:55
5 Andante and Variations for Piano with 4 Hands in G major, K. 501: Variation 4
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1:29
6 Andante and Variations for Piano with 4 Hands in G major, K. 501: Variation 5
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2:05
7 Suite no. 2, op. 17 for two pianos: Introduction
Serge Rachmaninoff 3:27
8 Suite no. 2, op. 17 for two pianos: Waltz
Serge Rachmaninoff 5:17
9 Suite no. 2, op. 17 for two pianos: Romance
Serge Rachmaninoff 6:41
10 Suite no. 2, op. 17 for two pianos: Tarantella
Serge Rachmaninoff 5:29
11 Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra: I. Assai lento - allegro molto
Béla Bartók 13:22
12 Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra: II. Lento, ma non troppo
Béla Bartók 7:13
13 Concerto for 2 Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra: III. Allegro ma non troppo
Béla Bartók 6:42
14 En blanc et noir pour 2 pianos: Avec emportement
Claude Debussy 4:10
15 En blanc et noir pour 2 pianos: Lent, Sombre
Claude Debussy 7:17
16 En blanc et noir pour 2 pianos: Scherzando
Claude Debussy 3:54
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Variations on a Theme by Paganini for two pianos
Witold Lutosławski 5:18
2 Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion: I. Assai lento - Allegro molto
Béla Bartók 13:31
3 Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion: II. Lento, ma non troppo
Béla Bartók 6:46
4 Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion: III. allegro non troppo
Béla Bartók 6:34
5 Le carnaval des animaux: Intro et Marche royale du lion
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:24
6 Le carnaval des animaux: Poules et coqs
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:42
7 Le carnaval des animaux: Hémiones (Animaux véloces)
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:35
8 Le carnaval des animaux: Tortues
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:56
9 Le carnaval des animaux: L'éléphant
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:36
10 Le carnaval des animaux: Kangourous
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:04
11 Le carnaval des animaux: Aquarium
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:35
12 Le carnaval des animaux: Personnages a longues oreilles
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:50
13 Le carnaval des animaux: Le coucou au fond des bois
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:19
14 Le carnaval des animaux: Volières
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:15
15 Le carnaval des animaux: Pianistes
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:26
16 Le carnaval des animaux: Fossiles
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:17
17 Le carnaval des animaux: Le cygne
Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:10
18 Le carnaval des animaux: Final
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:59
19 La valse for 2 Pianos
Maurice Ravel 11:11

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Wembley, Brent, London, United Kingdom (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (tracks 1–6)
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (tracks 7–10)
percussion:
Jan Labordus (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Jan Pustjens (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
piano:
Martha Argerich (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (tracks 1–6, 14–16)
Stephen Kovacevich (classical pianist, aka Stephen Bishop) (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (tracks 1–6, 14–16)
Martha Argerich (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (tracks 7–10)
Nelson Freire (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (tracks 7–10)
Martha Argerich (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
Nelson Freire (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
composer:
Béla Bartók (composer) (tracks 11–13)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (classical composer) (tracks 1–6)
Claude Debussy (1915-06-04 – 1915-07-20) (tracks 14–16)
conductor:
David Zinman (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
dedicated to:
Jacques Charlot (track 15)
A. Kussewitsky (track 14)
orchestra:
Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
producer:
Wilhelm Hellweg (producer / engineer) (tracks 7–10)
Vittorio Negri (tracks 1–6, 14–16)
Volker Straus (producer and engineer) (tracks 11–13)
recorded at:
Brent Town Hall (Wembley Town Hall) in Brent, London, England, United Kingdom (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (tracks 14–16)
Concertgebouw: Grote Zaal in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (1985-08-22 – 1985-08-23) (tracks 11–13)
orchestrations:
En blanc et noir: I. Avec emportement (Robin Holloway orchestration) (track 14)
En blanc et noir: II. Lent, sombre (Robin Holloway orchestration) (track 15)
En blanc et noir: III. Scherzando (Robin Holloway orchestration) (track 16)
part of:
En blanc et noir, L. 134, CD 142 (movement) (tracks 14–16)
Suite no. 2, op. 17 (tracks 7–10)
recording of:
En blanc et noir: I. Avec emportement (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (track 14)
En blanc et noir: II. Lent, sombre (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (track 15)
En blanc et noir: III. Scherzando (1977-05-21 – 1977-05-23) (track 16)
Suite no. 2, op. 17: I. Introduction: Alla marcia (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 7)
Suite no. 2, op. 17: II. Valse: Presto (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 8)
Suite no. 2, op. 17: III. Romance: Andantino (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 9)
Suite no. 2, op. 17: IV. Tarantelle: Presto (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 10)

CD 2

recorded in:
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (tracks 1, 19)
clarinet:
Eduard Brunner (tracks 5–16, 18)
violin:
Isabelle van Keulen (Dutch violinist) (tracks 5–16, 18)
Gidon Kremer (tracks 5–16, 18)
cello:
Mischa Maisky (cellist) (tracks 5–18)
glockenspiel:
Edith Salmen-Weber (tracks 5–16, 18)
viola:
Tabea Zimmermann (tracks 5–16, 18)
flute:
Irena Grafenauer (flautist) (tracks 5–16, 18)
double bass:
Georg Hörtnagel (tracks 5–16, 18)
percussion:
Michael De Roo (1977-05-10 – 1977-05-11) (tracks 2–4)
Willy Goudswaard (1977-05-10 – 1977-05-11) (tracks 2–4)
piano:
Martha Argerich (1977-05-10 – 1977-05-11) (tracks 2–4)
Stephen Kovacevich (classical pianist, aka Stephen Bishop) (1977-05-10 – 1977-05-11) (tracks 2–4)
Martha Argerich (1982-08) (track 1)
Martha Argerich (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 19)
Nelson Freire (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (tracks 1, 19)
Martha Argerich (1985-04) (tracks 5–18)
Nelson Freire (1985-04) (tracks 5–18)
bells:
Edith Salmen-Weber (tracks 11, 18)
xylophone:
Markus Steckeler (tracks 5–16, 18)
arranger:
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1920) (track 19)
composer:
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886-02) (tracks 5–18)
Maurice Ravel (classical composer) (1919 – 1920) (track 19)
Béla Bartók (composer) (1937) (tracks 2–4)
Witold Lutosławski (1941) (track 1)
producer:
Wilhelm Hellweg (producer / engineer) (tracks 1, 5–18)
Vittorio Negri (tracks 2–4)
recorded at:
Watford Colosseum in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (1977-05-10 – 1977-05-11) (tracks 2–4)
[unknown] (only use for recorded at if explicitly stated to be at an unknown place.) (1985-04) (tracks 5–18)
arrangement of:
La Valse (for orchestra) (track 19)
arrangements:
Le Carnaval des animaux: II. Poules et coqs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Le Carnaval des animaux: III. Hèmiones (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Le Carnaval des animaux: IV. Tortues (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Le Carnaval des animaux: IX. Le Coucou au fond des bois (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Le Carnaval des animaux: V. L'Éléphant (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VI. Kangourous (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VII. Aquarium (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VIII. Personnages à longues oreilles (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Le Carnaval des animaux: X. Volière (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XI. Pianistes (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XII. Fossiles (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for organ, Guilmant) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Godowsky) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Siloti) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello (or violin) + piano, by composer) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIV. Finale (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
later versions:
Variations on a Theme of Paganini (for piano and orchestra) (track 1)
Variations on a Theme of Paganini (for brass ensemble, Harvey) (track 1)
白鳥 (track 17)
orchestrations:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (track 17)
part of:
Le Carnaval des animaux (tracks 5–18)
recording of:
La valse (for piano duo) (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 19)
Variations on a Theme of Paganini (for two pianos) (1982-08-18 – 1982-08-20) (track 1)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (1985-04) (track 17)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000041D3 [info]
discography entry: http://www.deccaclassics.com/cat/4465572 [info]