Vladimir Ashkenazy: ASHKENAZY: A Personal Selection: The Solo & Chamber Recordings

ASHKENAZY: A Personal Selection: The Solo & Chamber Recordings

Vladimir Ashkenazy, Various Artists

  • US $115.99  

  • Release Date 01 September 2017
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Product code
4832182
Format
CD Box Set
Label
Decca

56 CDs in original jackets spanning Ashkenazy’s 50+ years career on Decca.

Every recording personally selected by the artist

This collection is pooled from a vast recorded repertoire of over 150 solo and chamber recordings and represents a number of long unavailable items.

Includes the first international CD release of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in its original coupling with Russian miniatures.

Features collaborations with artists such as Itzhak Perlam, Lynn Harrell and Elisabeth Söderström, with whom he enjoyed particularly long and fruitful collaborations, both on record and in the concert hall.

Includes a deluxe presentation hardback book with new essay by critic Jed Distler.

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CD1 CHOPIN:
1 Four Ballades; Trois Nouvelles Etudes  
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CD2 CHOPIN:
1 Scherzo No.4 in E, Op.54; Nocturne No.17 in B, Op.62 No.1 ∙ DEBUSSY: L'Isle joyeuse, L.106 ∙ RAVEL: Gaspard de la nuit, M.55  
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CD3 SCHUMANN:
1 Fantasie in C, Op.17; Etudes Symphoniques, Op.13  
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CD4 BEETHOVEN:
1 Beethoven: Piano & Wind Quintet, Op.16 ∙ MOZART: Piano & Wind Quintet, K.452  
2 Jack Brymer, Terence Macdonagh, Alan Civil, William Waterhouse  
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CD5 SCHUBERT:
1 Piano Sonata in A Major, D.664; Piano Sonata in A Minor, D.784  
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CD6 CHOPIN:
1 Prélude No.25 in C sharp minor, Op.45; Four Scherzi; Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60  
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CD7 PROKOFIEV:
1 Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat major, op.83; 2 Pieces for piano from “Romeo and Juliet”, op.75 (arr. Prokofiev); Piano Sonata No.8 in B flat major, op.84  
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CD8 FRANCK:
1 Sonata for violin and piano in A major ∙ BRAHMS: Horn Trio in E flat major, op.40  
2 Itzhak Perlman, Barry Tuckwell  
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CD9 RACHMANINOV:
1 Suites for Two Pianos No.1, Op.5 & No.2’ Op.17  
2 André Previn  
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CD10 SCHUMANN:
1 Kreisleriana, op.16; Humoreske, op.20  
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CD11 SCRIABIN:
1 Piano Sonatas Nos.3, 4, 5 & 9  
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CD12 RACHMANINOV:
1 Corelli Variations, Op.42; 9 Études-tableaux, op.39  
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CD13 RACHMANINOV:
1 Preludes Op.3, No.2; Op.23 & Op.32  
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CD14 SCHUBERT:
1 Piano Sonata No.17, D.850; Four Dances, D.366  
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CD15-19 RACHMANINOV:
1 Songs [Volumes 1-5]  
2 Elisabeth Söderström  
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CD20 RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances, Op.45; Russian Rhapsody for Two Pianos
1 André Previn  
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CD21 SCRIABIN:
1 Piano Sonatas Nos. 2, 7 & 10; Quatre Morceaux, Op.56  
2 London Symphony Orchestra, Segal  
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CD22 RACHMANINOV:
1 Piano Sonata No.2; Etudes-Tableaux, Op.33  
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CD23-24 TCHAIKOVSKY:
1 Songs [Volumes 1-2]  
2 Elisabeth Söderström  
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CD25 BRAHMS:
1 Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2  
2 Lynn Harrell  
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CD26 MUSSORGSKY:
1 Pictures at an Exhibition (original piano version) ∙ TANEYEV: Prelude and Fugue in G sharp minor, op.29 ∙ LIADOV: A Musical Snuffbox, op.32 ∙ BORODIN: Scherzo in A flat ∙ TCHAIKOVSKY: Dumka, op.59  
2 First international CD release of complete programme  
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CD27 RAVEL:
1 Gaspard de la nuit; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Valses nobles et sentimentales  
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CD28 SHOSTAKOVICH:
1 Two Pieces for String Quartet; Seven Romances on Poems of Alexander Blok, Op.127; Piano Quintet. Op.57  
2 Fitzwilliam Quartet, Elisabeth Söderström  
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CD29 RACHMANINOV:
1 Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19; 2 Pieces, op.2; Melodie On A Theme By Rachmaninov; Lied in F Minor; Vocalise, Op.34, No.14 (Arr. for Cello)  
2 Lynn Harrell  
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CD30 SCRIABIN:
1 Piano Sonatas Nos. 1, 6 & 8; Quatre morceaux, op.51  
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CD31-32 BEETHOVEN:
1 Cello Sonatas 1-5  
2 Lynn Harrell  
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CD33 SHOSTAKOVICH:
1 Cello Sonata in D minor, op.40; Moderato for cello and piano, op.40a ∙ PROKOFIEV: Cello Sonata in C major, op.119  
2 Lynn Harrell  
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CD34 BRAHMS:
1 Horn Trio in E flat major, op.40 ∙ SCHUMANN Andante & Variations in B flat major, op.46; Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, op.70  
2 Radovan Vlatkovic, Georg Donderer, Mathias Donderer, Vovka Ashkenazy  
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CD35 BRAHMS:
1 Handel Variations; Piano Sonata No.3  
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CD36 CHOPIN:
1 24 Preludes, Op.28; Piano Sonata No.3  
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CD37 SCHUMANN:
1 Fantasie in C, Op.17; Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op.26  
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CD38 RAVEL:
1 Trio pour piano, violon et violoncelle ∙ DEBUSSY: Sonata in G Minor for Violin & Piano, L. 140; Sonata in D Minor for Cello & Piano, L.135  
2 Itzhak Perlman, Lynn Harrell  
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CD39 PROKOFIEV:
1 10 Pieces for piano from “Romeo and Juliet”, op.75 (arr. Prokofiev); Waltz, op.96 no.1; 2 Pieces from The Love of Three Oranges, op.33b; 6 Pieces from "Cinderella”, op.102 (arr. Prokofiev)  
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CD40 PROKOFIEV:
1 Sonatas Nos. 6-8  
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CD41 MOZART:
1 Fantasia in C minor, K475; Sonatas Nos. 17, 14, & 9 (K570, K457, K311); Adagio in B minor, K540  
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CD42 ROBERT & CLARA SCHUMANN: Lieder
1 Barbara Bonney  
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CD43-44 SCHUBERT:
1 Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2 (Op. 99 & 100)  
2 Pinchas Zukerman, Lynn Harrell  
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CD45-46 SHOSTAKOVICH:
1 24 Preludes & Fugues  
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CD47 TCHAIKOVSKY:
1 Méditation, Op.72 No.5; Polka peu dansante, Op.51 No.2; Aveu passioné Tendres Reproches, Op.72 No.3; Berceuse, Op.72 No.2; The Seasons, Op.32a  
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CD48 SHOSTAKOVICH:
1 Piano Sonata No.2; Three Fantastic Dances; Five Preludes; Lyric Waltz; Short Piece; Spanish Dance; Nocturne; Aphorisms  
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CD49-51 J. S. BACH:
1 48 Preludes & Fugues  
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CD52 BEETHOVEN:
1 Diabelli Variations  
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CD53 RACHMANINOV:
1 Piano Transcriptions  
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CD54 RACHMANINOV:
1 Piano Trios Nos.1 & 2; Vocalise, op.34 no.14; Dream (Son), op.38 no.5  
2 Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Mats Lindström  
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CD55 BLAKE:
1 Walking in the air; Dances for 2 pianos, op.217a; Sonata for 2 pianos, op.130  
2 Vovka Ashkenazy  
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CD56 SHOSTAKOVICH:
1 Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2; Viola Sonata  
2 Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Mats Lidström, Ada Meinich