Browse: Chopin - Ballades Nos. 1-4
This page lists all recordings of Ballades Nos. 1-4 by Frédéric François Chopin (1810-49).
Friedrich Gulda (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
These recordings…are a fitting tribute to his idiosyncratic artistry: immediate, vibrant, original and at times utterly volcanic…he shapes the melodic architecture of the more songful preludes... — More…
Krystian Zimerman (piano), Claudio Arrau (piano), Anatol Ugorski (piano), Maurizio Pollini (piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Maria João Pires (piano), Martha Argerich (piano), Rafal Blechacz (piano), Yundi Li (piano), Lilya Zilberstein (piano), Mikhail Pletnev (piano), Kurt Bauer, Heidi Bung (pianos),...
The quality, both of DG's chosen recordings and the set's general presentation, is just about as good as it gets. To have in one box such wonders as Zimmerman's Ballades, Pollini's Etudes, Pires's... — More…
Murray Perahia (piano)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
A self-recommending six-disc set...which includes the Gramophone Award-winning disc of the Etudes. As Bryce Morrison said of that disc: 'From Perahia there is order and lucidity at the heart... — More…
Evgeny Kissin (piano)
Kissin plays Chopin with a rhetorical drama, intensity and power that few could equal. His technique is of an obliterating command, enough to make even his strongest competitors throw up their... — More…