Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: I. Maestoso
14:05
2 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: II. Larghetto
9:07
3 Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21: III. Allegro vivace
8:25
4 Sonata for Piano No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: I. Grave - Doppio movimento
6:39
5 Sonata for Piano No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: II. Scherzo
6:01
6 Sonata for Piano No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: III. Marche funebre: Lento
8:34
7 Sonata for Piano No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35: IV. Finale: Presto
1:24
8 Polonaise No. 6 in A-flat major, Op. 53 "Heroic"
6:17
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Ballade no. 3 in A-flat major, op. 47
7:28
2 Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 45
4:38
3 Waltz in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute"
1:50
4 Waltz in C-sharp minor, op. 64 no. 2
3:25
5 Etude in C minor, op. 10 no. 12 "Revolutionary"
2:42
6 Etude in G-flat major, op. 10 no. 5 "Black Key"
1:41
7 Nocturne in F minor, op. 55 no. 1
4:50
8 Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military"
5:05
9 Barcarolle in F-sharp major, op. 60
8:44
10 Prelude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop"
5:15
11 Etude in A minor, op. 25 no. 11 "Winter Wind"
3:45
12 Etude in E major, op. 10 no. 3 "Tristesse"
5 4:21
13 Scherzo in C-sharp minor, op. 39
6:40
14 Mazurka no. 13 in A minor, op. 17 no. 4
4:14
15 Mazurka no. 44 in C major, op. 67 no. 3
1:28

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Martha Argerich (1967-01) (track 8)
Martha Argerich (1974-07) (tracks 4–7)
Krystian Zimerman (1979-11) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1829 – 1830) (tracks 1–3)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (tracks 4–7)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1842) (track 8)
conductor:
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1979-11) (tracks 1–3)
dedicated to:
Auguste Léo (track 8)
engineer:
Hans-Peter Schweigmann (tracks 1–3)
Heinz Wildhagen (tracks 4–7)
executive producer:
Hanno Rinke (tracks 1–3)
orchestra:
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1979-11) (tracks 1–3)
producer:
Rainer Brock (tracks 4–7)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (tracks 1–3)
recording engineer:
Klaus Behrens (Engineer) (tracks 1–3)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 6)
recorded at:
Plenarsaal der Akademie der Wissenschaften (München, Residenz) in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1967-01) (track 8)
Herkulessaal in Munich, Bayern, Germany (1974-07) (tracks 4–7)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 53) (track 8)
arrangements:
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (Greeley recension) (track 8)
Polonaise in A-flat major, op. 53 "Heroique" (concert transcription by Busoni) (track 8)
is the basis for:
Desecration (track 8)
later parody versions:
Oliver Cromwell (track 8)
later versions:
Marche funèbre (track 6)
orchestrations:
Funeral March (orchestrated by Elgar) (track 6)
Marche funèbre (track 6)
part of:
recording of:

CD 2

piano:
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1971-05) (track 11)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1972-07) (tracks 5–6, 12)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-04) (tracks 3–4, 7)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1976-10) (track 9)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1978-02) (track 10)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1978-10) (track 2)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-03) (track 1)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1979-06) (track 13)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1981-04) (track 8)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1983-01) (track 15)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1983-06) (track 14)
balance engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (1972-07) (tracks 5–6, 12)
John Dunkerley (engineer) (1978-02) (track 10)
Kenneth Wilkinson (engineer) (1978-02) (track 10)
composer:
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (tracks 2, 7, 14–15)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1830) (track 6)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1831) (track 5)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1832) (track 12)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836) (track 11)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1836 – 1839) (track 10)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1838) (track 8)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1839) (track 13)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1841) (track 1)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1845 – 1846) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (1846 – 1847) (tracks 3–4)
dedicated to:
Adolphe Gutmann (track 13)
producer:
Richard Beswick (track 10)
Christopher Raeburn (tracks 5–6, 12)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (track 9)
James Walker (ballet/opera conductor, classical recordings producer for Decca) (tracks 1, 14)
publisher:
Brandus & Cie. (Paris) (1846) (track 9)
Breitkopf & Härtel (1846) (track 9)
Wessel & Co (London) (1846) (track 9)
recorded at:
London Opera Centre (1963-1977) in London, England, United Kingdom (1971-05) (track 11)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1972-07) (tracks 5–6, 12)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1976-04) (tracks 3–4, 7)
All Saints’ Church (Petersham) in Richmond upon Thames, London, England, United Kingdom (1978-02) (track 10)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1979-03) (track 1)
St. George the Martyr (Queen Square, Holborn) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1979-06) (track 13)
St. George the Martyr (Queen Square, Holborn) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1981-04) (track 8)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1983-06) (track 14)
part of:
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 39) (track 13)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 45) (track 2)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 1)
Works of Fryderyk Chopin by opus number (number: op. 60) (track 9)
arrangements:
Mazurka no. 44 in C major, op. 67 no. 3 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
Military Polonaise (for brass band, Mortimer) (track 8)
Polonaise in A major, op. 40 no. 1 "Military" (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Prelude, op. 28 no. 15 (for guitar, Tárrega) (track 10)
Prélude in D-flat major, op. 28 no. 15 "Raindrop": Sostenuto (for cello and piano, Casals) (track 10)
Valse, op. 64 no. 1 (The Minute Waltz) (for trombone and piano, Jacobsen) (track 3)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (catchall work for all unspecified transcriptions. Please do not add an arranger AR to this work, create a new arrangement work instead) (track 3)
Waltz no. 6 in D-flat major, op. 64 no. 1 "Minute Waltz" (arranged by Michałowski) (track 3)
Étude in E major, op. 10 no. 3: Lento ma non troppo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Barcarolles (track 9)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR.HELP (FixEight) (track 12)
No Other Love (Chopin adaptation) (track 12)
さびしんぼう (track 12)
later versions:
Chopin w Afryce (track 10)
Chopin w Andaluzji (track 4)
Chopin w Chinach (track 12)
Dans la nuit (Sarah Brightman song) (track 12)
orchestrations:
Chopiniana, op. 46: IV. Waltz (added for revised version) (track 4)
Les Sylphides: V. Mazurka (orch. by Douglas) (track 15)
Les Sylphides: VII. Walzer (orch. by Douglas) (track 4)
Mazurka no. 13 in A minor, op. 17 no. 4 (orch. Stokowski) (track 14)
part of:
Nocturnes, op. 55 (track 7)
Polonaises, op. 40 (track 8)
Waltzes, op. 64 (tracks 3–4)
Mazurkas, op. 67 (track 15)
Études, op. 10 (tracks 5–6, 12)
Mazurkas, op. 17 (track 14)
Études, op. 25 (track 11)
recording of:
Prelude in C-sharp minor, op. 45 (1978-10) (track 2)
referred to in medleys: