The A-Z of Pianists

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The A-Z of Pianists

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8558107-10
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26th Feb 2007

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The A-Z of Pianists

by Jonathan Summers


300 Biographies and Selected Historical Recordings, including Vladimir Horowitz, Ferruccio Busoni, Sergei Rachmaninov, Josef Lhévinne, Ignacy Paderewski & Clara Haskil

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Eugen d' Albert: Scherzo in F sharp minor, Op. 16, No. 2

Scherzo in F sharp minor, Op. 16, No. 2

Franz Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/R3b

Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/R3b: No. 6 in A minor

Johannes Brahms: 28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35

Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35 (excerpts)

Franz Liszt: 2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6

2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6: No. 2. Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes)

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: 2 Morceaux, Op. 10

2 Morceaux, Op. 10: No. 2. Humoresque in E minor

Fryderyk Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

Johann Sebastian Bach: Nun freut euch, liebe Christen gmein, BWV 734 (arr. Busoni for piano)

Nun freut euch, liebe Christen gmein, BWV 734 (arr. Busoni for piano)

Fryderyk Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23

Cecile Chaminade: Air de ballet, Op. 30

Air de ballet, Op. 30

Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Les Saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b

Les Saisons (The Seasons), Op. 37b: No. 10. October: Autumn Song

Franz Liszt: 3 Etudes de concert, S144/R5

3 etudes de concert, S144/R5: No. 2. Etude in F minor, "La leggierezza"

Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G sharp minor, Op. 19, "Sonata-Fantasy"

I. Andante

II. Presto

Maurice Ravel: Miroirs

Miroirs: No. 1. Noctuelles

Johann Sebastian Bach: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arr. F. Busoni)

Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arr. F. Busoni)

Maurice Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

Gaspard de la Nuit: III. Scarbo

Ferruccio Busoni: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/R3b (arr. F. Busoni)

Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/R3b: No. 3 in G sharp minor, "La campanella" (arr. F. Busoni)

Ossip Gabrilovich: Caprice Burlesque, Op. 3

Caprice Burlesque, Op. 3

Richard Strauss: 6 Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149 (arr. W. Gieseking)

6 Lieder, Op. 17, TrV 149: No. 2. Standchen (Serenade) (arr. W. Gieseking for piano)

Franz Liszt: 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106: Rhapsody No. 6 in D flat major

Claude Debussy: 12 Etudes

12 Etudes: No. 7. Pour les degres chromatiques

Grigory Ginzburg: Casanova, Op. 47 (arr. G. Ginzburg)

Casanova, Op. 47: Waltz (arr. G. Ginzburg for piano)

Franz Schubert: Die schone Mullerin, Op. 25, D. 795 (arr. L. Godowsky for piano)

Die schone Mullerin, Op. 25, D. 795: No. 8. Morgengruss (arr. L. Godowsky for piano)

Percy Grainger: Stanford - 4 Irish Dances, Op. 89

4 Irish Dances, Op. 89: No. 1. A March-Jig, "Maguire's Kick" (arr. P. Grainger for piano)

Franz Liszt: Wagner - Isoldes Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, S447/R280

Wagner - Isoldes Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, S447/R280

Harold Rutland: 2 Sea Shanties

2 Sea Shanties

Giovanni Battista Pescetti: Keyboard Sonata in C minor

Keyboard Sonata in C minor

Myra Hess: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (arr. M. Hess)

Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (arr. M. Hess)

Franz Liszt: Annees de pelerinage, 2nd year, Italy supplement, S162/R10: Venezia e Napoli

Annees de pelerinage, 2nd year, Italy supplement, S162/R10: Venezia e Napoli: III. Tarantella

Vladimir Horowitz: Variations on Themes from Carmen

Variations on Themes from Carmen

Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. W. Kempff)

Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. W. Kempff for piano)

Fryderyk Chopin: Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57

Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57

Franz Liszt: Auber - Tarantelle di bravura d'apres la tarantelle de La muette de Portici, S386/R117

Auber - Tarantelle di bravura d'apres la tarantelle de La muette de Portici, S386/R117

Fryderyk Chopin: Mazurka No. 13 in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4

Mazurka No. 13 in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4

Mischa Levitzki: Arabesque valsante, Op. 6

Arabesque valsante, Op. 6

Franz Liszt: Schumann - Fruhlingsnacht, S568/R256, "Uberm Garten durch die Lufte"

Schumann - Fruhlingsnacht, S568/R256, "Uberm Garten durch die Lufte"

Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. W. Kempff)

Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. W. Kempff for piano)

Fryderyk Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28

24 Preludes, Op. 28: Prelude No. 16 in B flat minor

Nicolas Medtner: 6 Marchen, Op. 51

6 Skazkas (Fairy Tales), Op. 51: No. 3 in A major

Miroirs

Miroirs: No. 4. Alborada del gracioso

Franz Liszt: Schubert - Soirees de Vienne, S427/R252

Schubert - Soirees de Vienne, S427/R252: No. 6. Allegro con strepito

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in D major, K. 96/L.465/P.210

Keyboard Sonata in D major, K.96/L.465/P.210

Franz Liszt: 3 Etudes de concert, S144/R5

3 etudes de concert, S144/R5: No. 2. Etude in F minor, "La leggierezza"

Fryderyk Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47

Sergei Rachmaninov: Moments musicaux, Op. 16

Moments musicaux, Op. 16: No. 4 in E minor

Franz Liszt: 2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6

2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6: No. 2. Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes)

Sergei Rachmaninov: Etudes-tableaux, Op. 39

Etude-tableaux, Op. 33: No. 6 (No. 3) in E flat minor

Fryderyk Chopin: Etudes, Op. 25

Etude No. 21 in G flat major, Op. 25, No. 9, "Butterfly's Wings"

Franz Liszt: Chopin - 6 Chants polonais, S480/R145

Chopin - 6 chants polonais, S480/R145 (Chopin, from Op. 74): No. 1. Madchens Wunsch

Franz Liszt: 2 Legendes, S175/R17

2 Legends, S175/R17: No. 2. St Francois de Paule marchant sur les flots

Franz Liszt: 12 Lieder von Schubert, S558/R243

Schubert - 12 Lieder, S558/R243: No. 4: Erlkonig

Hector Berlioz: La damnation de Faust, Op. 24

La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Devant la maison, "Serenade of Mephistopheles" (arr. E. Redon)

Sergey Prokofiev: 4 Pieces, Op. 4

4 Pieces, Op. 4: No. 4. Navazhdeniye (Suggestion diabolique)

Fryderyk Chopin: Nocturne No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15, No. 2

Nocturne No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15, No. 2

Moments musicaux, Op. 16

Moments musicaux, Op. 16: No. 2 in E flat minor

Alfred Grunfeld: Soiree de Vienne - Concert Paraphrase from Strauss' Waltzes from Die Fledermaus and others, Op. 56

Soiree de Vienne - Concert Paraphrase from Strauss' Waltzes from Die Fledermaus and others, Op. 56

Franz Liszt: 12 Etudes d'execution transcendante, S139/R2b

12 Etudes d'execution transcendante, S139/R2b: No. 10 in F minor, "Appassionata"

Franz Liszt: 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106: Rhapsody No. 11 in A minor

Fryderyk Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2

Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2

Isaac Albeniz: Navarra (fragment, completed by D. de Severac)

Navarra

Franz Liszt: Liebestraume, S541/R211

Liebestraume, S541/R211: No. 3. Nocturne in A flat major

Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22: I. Andante sostenuto (excerpt)

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22: I. Andante sostenuto (excerpt)

Franz Liszt: 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106: Rhapsody No. 2 in C sharp minor

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 2 Morceaux, Op. 10

2 Morceaux, Op. 10: No. 2. Humoresque in E minor

Emil von Sauer: Concert Studies

Concert Etude No. 6, "Frisson de Feuilles" (Espenlaub)

Franz Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/R3b

Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141/R3b: No. 2 in E flat major

Fryderyk Chopin: Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66

Fantasy-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66

Ludwig van Beethoven: Rondo a capriccio in G major, Op. 129, "Rage over a lost penny"

Rondo a capriccio in G major, Op. 129, "Rage over a lost penny"

Igor Stravinsky: 3 Movements from Petrushka

3 Movements from Petrushka: I. Danse Russe

Franz Liszt: 2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6

2 Concert Etudes, S145/R6: No. 2. Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes)

Franz Liszt: 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106

19 Hungarian Rhapsodies, S244/R106: Rhapsody No. 15 in A minor, "Rakoczy March"

Frederic Chopin: Chopin - 6 Chants polonais, S480/R145

Chopin - 6 chants polonais, S480/R145 (Chopin, from Op. 74): No. 1. Madchens Wunsch

Isaac Albeniz: Cantas de Espana (Song of Spain), Op. 232

Chant d’Espagne, Op. 232: No. 5. Seguedillas

Claude Debussy: Images, Book 2

Images, Book 2: No. 3. Poissons d'or (Goldfish)

Michael von Zadora: 7 Songs from Spanischen Liederbuch, Op. 21

7 Songs from Spanischen Liederbuch, Op. 21: No. 1. Murmelndes Luftchen

Franz Liszt: 3 Etudes de concert, S144/R5

3 etudes de concert, S144/R5: No. 2. Etude in F minor, "La leggierezza"

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