Classic 100 - Piano Top 10 and Selected Highlights

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RELEASE DATE: 03/08/2020
2 CD

Beautiful piano music features throughout the history of classical music, and The Classic 100: Piano brings together some of the very finest. This collection of the Top 10 and Selected Highlights presents 32 pieces by - among many others - Debussy, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Schubert, Bach, Grainger and Satie. Old favourites and lesser-known delights feature throughout this two-disc set, and at number one sits possibly the most beautiful piece of classical music ever written: Beethoven`s `Moonlight Sonata`.

Featuring performances by Roger Woodward, Stephanie McCallum, Gerard Willems, Michael Kieran Harvey, Ian Munro, John Chen, Anna Goldsworthy, Ewa Kupiec, David Stanhope, Duncan Gifford, Donna Coleman, Tamara Anna Cislowska, Leslie Howard and more.

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CD 1:

1. BEETHOVEN `Moonlight` Sonata: I. Adagio sostenuto
2. BACH Goldberg Variations: Aria
3. DEBUSSY Clair de lune
4. SATIE Gymnopédie No. 1
5. BEETHOVEN `Pathétique` Sonata: II. Adagio cantabile
6. SCHUBERT Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat major
7. LULLI Chopsticks
8. BACH Prelude in C major from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
9. SCHUBERT Piano Sonata in B-flat major: IV. Allegro, ma non troppo
10. BEETHOVEN `Appassionata` Sonata: I. Allegro assai
11. MUSSORGSKY Pictures at an Exhibition: Tuileries
12. BEETHOVEN `Waldstein` Sonata: I. Allegro con brio
13. CHOPIN Fantaisie-Impromptu in C-sharp minor
14. BEETHOVEN Für Elise
15. SCHUMANN Träumerei (Dreaming)

CD 2:

1. CHOPIN Nocturne in E-flat major, Op. 9 No. 2
2. GRIEG Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
3. MOZART Piano Sonata in A major, KV331: III. [Rondo] Alla turca
4. SINDING Frühlingsrauschen (Rustle of Spring)
5. BACH arr. HESS Jesu, Joy of Man`s Desiring
6. DEBUSSY The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
7. RACHMANINOFF Prelude in C-sharp minor
8. LISZT Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat major
9. JOPLIN The Entertainer
10. LISZT Consolation No. 3 in D-flat major
11. RAVEL Pavane pour une infante défunte
12. CHOPIN Piano Sonata No. 2: III. Funeral March
13. GRANADOS The Maiden and the Nightingale
14. SCULTHORPE Left Bank Waltz
15. TCHAIKOVSKY The Seasons: October: Autumn Song
16. RAVEL Le Tombeau de Couperin: III. Forlane
17. GRAINGER Handel in the StrandFantasia in D minor

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