The Decca Sound: The Piano Edition

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00028948322435
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Decca Classics
LABEL: Decca
RELEASE DATE: 11/10/2017
10 CD

Argerich, Ashkenazy, Backhaus, Bernstein, Bolet, Britten, Cherkassky, Curzon, Grosvenor, Gulda, Haskil, Jablonski, Joyce, Kars, Katchen, Kempff, Larrocha, Levin, Long, Lupu, Michelangeli, Mustonen, Ogdon, Paik, Prats, Richter, Rogé, Schiff and Thibaudet: a Who’s Who of pianists past and present. This is the ultimate collector’s edition for the piano lover. Eight decades of pianism on Decca from the 1940s–2010s. From Bach and Scarlatti to the 20th century, this collection represents six important ‘schools’ of piano playing represented – German, French, Russian, Spanish, English and American. From the great sovereigns of the piano to the younger generation, this is a truly international release with artists from five continents and including previously unpublished recordings as well as Martha Argerich’s wondrous account of the Schumann Concerto with Chailly appearing on CD for the first time. Original sleeves. LIMITED EDITION.

CD 1 SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto (Chailly) - Martha Argerich · LISZT: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2 (Argenta) - Julius Katchen

CD 2 BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No.2 (Haitink) · PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No.3 (Previn) - Vladimir Ashkenazy

CD 3 CHOPIN: Études Op. 10 & 25; Trois nouvelles études - Vladimir Ashkenazy

CD 4 RACHMANINOV: Suites Nos. 1 & 2 for two pianos; Symphonic Dances for two pianos - Vladimir Ashkenazy; André Previn

CD 5 Carnegie Hall Recital (30 March 1954) - Wilhelm Backhaus

CD 6 Carnegie Hall Recital (30 March 1954) + HAYDN: Sonatas 48, 52, 34, Fantasia Hob.XVII:4 - Wilhelm Backhaus

CD 7 CHOPIN/GODOWSKY: Études & Waltzes - Jorge Bolet

CD 8 SCHUBERT/LISZT: Song Transcriptions - Jorge Bolet

CD 9 RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Temirkanov) · Rubinstein: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Ashkenazy) - Shura Cherkassky

CD 10 Kaleidoscope (1-13, 1974) · RACHMANINOV: Five Pieces - Shura Cherkassky

CD 11 BEETHOVEN: Eroica Variations · SCHUBERT: Moments musicaux · BRITTEN: Introduction and Rondo alla burlesca; Mazurka elegiaca* - Clifford Curzon; Benjamin Britten*

CD 12 MOZART: Piano Concertos Nos. 20 & 27 (Britten) - Clifford Curzon

CD 13 MOZART: Piano Concertos Nos. 23 & 24 (Kertész) - Clifford Curzon

CD 14 GOTTSCHALK: Piano Music - Ivan Davis · Carnival of the Animals (Rogé/Ortiz)

CD 15 Two Piano Encores + POULENC: Sonata for four hands; MILHAUD: Scaramouche; LUTOSLAWSKI: Paganini Variations - Bracha Eden; Alexander Tamir

CD 16 The American Virtuoso - Alan Feinberg

CD 17 Brasiliero - Nelson Freire

CD 18 CHOPIN, LISZT, RAVEL - Benjamin Grosvenor · LISZT: Gnomenreigen; Bach/Kempff: Siciliano from Flute Sonata No.2

CD 19 BEETHOVEN: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (Stein) - Friedrich Gulda

CD 20 The Early Recordings - Friedrich Gulda

CD 21 TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1; GRIEG: Piano Concerto (Maag) - Peter Jablonski · LUTOSLAWSKI: Paganini Variations (piano & orchestra version, Ashkenazy conducting)

CD 22 DEBUSSY: Préludes, Books I & II - Jean-Rodolphe Kars

CD 23 BRAHMS: Hungarian Dances (Vol.1: solo, Vol.2 piano duet with Jean-Pierre Marty) · Paganini Variations (1965 recording) - Julius Katchen

CD 24 DOHNANYI: Nursery Variations; Rachmaninov: Paganini Rhapsody (Boult) · Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Solti) - Julius Katchen

CD 25 Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos 1&2 (Collins); Capriccio; Rondo (Martinon) - Peter Katin

CD 26 BACH Recital + COUPERIN, RAMEAU, BEETHOVEN, HANDEL - Wilhelm Kempff

CD 27 SCHUBERT: Sonata D.845; Sonata D.960 - Wilhelm Kempff

CD 28 ALBENIZ: Ibéria (analogue recording) - Alicia de Larrocha

CD 29 LISZT: Sonata in B minor · SCHUMANN: Fantasie, Op. 17 · FALLA: Nights in the gardens of Spain (Commisiona) - Alicia de Larrocha

CD 30 RAVEL: Piano Concertos (Foster) · FAURE: Fantasie, Op.111 (Frühbeck de Burgos) · FRANCK: Variations symphoniques (Frühbeck de Burgos) - Alicia de Larrocha

CD 31 MOZART: Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 12 and No.11 (Hogwood) - Robert Levin (fortepiano)

CD 32 SCHUMANN: Piano Concerto (Ansermet) - Dinu Lipatti · TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Fitelberg) - Eileen Joyce

CD 33 LISZT: Piano Works - Valentina Lisitsa

CD 34 MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 24 (Van Beinum) - Kathleen Long · BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 (Zecchi) · SCHUMANN: Waldszenen - Clara Haskil

CD 35 BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Foster) · Piano Concerto No. 5 (Mehta) - Radu Lupu · Piano Concerto No. 3 - Radu Lupu

CD 36 BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas - Moonlight, Pathétique, Waldstein · 32 Variations in C minor - Radu Lupu

CD 37 BRAHMS: Piano works · Theme and Variations from Sextet - Radu Lupu

CD 38 KHACHATURIAN: Piano Concerto (Fistoulari) · SAINT-SAENS: Piano Concerto No. 2 (Martinon) - Moura Lympany

CD 39 BEETHOVEN: Sonata Op. 111, GALUPPI, SCARLATTI - Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli · MOZART Piano Concerto No. 15 - Leonard Bernstein

CD 40 BEETHOVEN: Violin Concerto, arr. Piano; BACH: Keyboard Concerto BWV 1054 (Saraste) · SHOSTAKOVICH: 24 Preludes, Op. 34 - Olli Mustonen

CD 41 MESSIAEN: Vingt régards sur l'Enfant-Jésus - John Ogdon

CD 42 MESSIAEN: Vingt régards sur l'Enfant-Jésus - John Ogdon · BRITTEN: Piano Concerto (Britten) - Sviatoslav Richter

CD 43 CHOPIN: Complete music for piano and orchestra (Wit) - Kun Woo Paik

CD 44 CHOPIN: Complete music for piano and orchestra (Wit) - Kun Woo Paik

CD 45 Live in Zaragoza - Jorge Luis Prats

CD 46 BARTOK: Piano Concertos 1-3 (Weller) - Pascal Rogé

CD 47 FAURE: Piano works - Pascal Rogé

CD 48 SATIE: Piano works - Pascal Rogé

CD 49 BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Mehta) - Arthur Rubinstein · BARTOK: Rhapsody No. 1 for Piano & Orchestra (Weller) - Pascal Rogé

CD 50 BACH: Goldberg Variations - András Schiff

CD 51 MOZART: Piano music for four hands - András Schiff; George Malcolm

CD 52 SCARLATTI: Sonatas - András Schiff

CD 53 CHOPIN: Piano works - Jean-Yves Thibaudet

CD 54 Conversations with Bill Evans - Jean-Yves Thibaudet · NYMAN: from The Piano - 1. The heart asks pleasure first; 2. Silver fingered fling

CD 55

GERSCHWIN: Rhapsody in Blue, Variations on I got Rhythm; Piano Concerto in F (Alsop) - Jean-Yves Thibaudet