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Kempff plays Chopin
Frederic Chopin
Wilhelm Kempff

Kempff plays Chopin

CD | Australian Eloquence | 0028948066421 | ELQ 4806642 | 10-13

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KEMPFF PLAYS CHOPIN: Kempff’s only recordings of music by Chopin were for Decca and then (1950s) as now, they continue to divide opinion. While certainly not of the perfumed variety, Kempff’s Chopin is straightforward while still poetic, gallant rather than passionate. The three original Decca LPs are combined on a 2CD set.
 
‘some serenely beautiful playing along the way, most notably in the Berceuse, Barcarolle and Ballade No 3 . . .  unaffected, crystalline clarity of thought’ International Piano
‘delectable delicacy in the Berceuse and the Nocturne, likewise in the magic “waterfalls” of the C sharp minor Scherzo and the gracefully streaming right-hand tracery of the Impromptus – all four of them so refreshingly free from drawing-room coquetry.’ Gramophone

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Tracklisting
    • 1
      Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor Op. 35 Funeral March
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 2
      Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major Op. 29
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 3
      Impromptu No. 2 in F sharp major Op. 36
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 4
      Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major Op. 51
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 5
      Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor Op. 66
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 6
      Berceuse in D flat major Op. 57
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 7
      Barcarolle in F sharp major Op. 60
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 8
      Nocturne No. 3 in B major Op. 9 No. 2
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 9
      Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor Op. 39
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 1
      Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor Op. 58
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 2
      Ballade No. 3 in A flat major Op. 47
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 3
      Andante spianato and grande Polonaise in E flat major Op. 22
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 4
      Fantaisie in F minor Op. 49
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
    • 5
      Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major, Op 61
       
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
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