VARIOUS ARTISTS

The 99 Most Essential Piano Pieces

VARIOUS ARTISTS

99 SONGS • 11 HOURS AND 2 MINUTES • NOV 09 2012

1
The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1: Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846
Johann Sebastian Bach & Kveta Novotná
01:32
2
Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, K. 331: Rondo: Alla turca
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Finghin Collins
03:25
3
Liebestraum No. 3 in A-Flat Major, G 541, Op. 62: "O lieb so lang' du lieben kannst"
Franz Liszt & Jerome Rose
04:19
4
Sonata No. 14 in C-Sharp Minor for Piano, Op. 27:2, "Moonlight Sonata": Adagio sostenuto
Ludwig van Beethoven & Finghin Collins
05:37
5
Préludes, Op. 28: No. 15 in D-Flat Major, "Raindrops"
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
05:14
6
Gymnopédie No. 1
Erik Satie & Finghin Collins
03:41
7
Keyboard Sonata in D Minor, Kk. 1, L 366: Allegro
Domenico Scarlatti & Dubravka Tomsic
01:57
8
Goldberg Variations, BWV 988: Aria
Johann Sebastian Bach & Henrik Måwe
04:51
9
Bagatelle in A Minor, WoO 59, "Für Elise"
Ludwig van Beethoven & Finghin Collins
03:16
10
Sonata in B Minor, S. 178
Franz Liszt & Dag Achatz
29:53
11
Suite bergamasque, L 75: Clair de lune
Claude Debussy & Finghin Collins
05:14
12
Sonata No. 8 in A Minor for Piano, K. 310: III. Presto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carmen Piazzini
03:16
13
Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2 in E-Flat Major
Frédéric Chopin & Finghin Collins
04:53
14
Sonata No. 23 in F Minor for Piano, Op. 57, "Appassionata": I. Allegro assai
Ludwig van Beethoven & Sylvia Cápová
10:21
15
Polonaise in A-Flat Major, Op. 53, "Heroic": Maetoso
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
06:24
16
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Maurice Ravel, Juni'chi Hirokami, Yukie Nagai & Malmö Symphony Orchestra
07:44
17
Morceaux de Fantasie, Op. 3: II. Prélude in C-Sharp Minor, "The Bells of Moscow": Lento
Sergei Rachmaninoff & Tomislav Bavnov
04:14
18
Sonata No. 8 in C Minor for Piano, Op. 13, "Pathétique": II. Adagio cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven & Dubravka Tomsic
05:37
19
Ballade in G Minor, Op. 23
Frédéric Chopin & Staffan Scheja
09:25
20
Préludes, Book 2: Lent (La terrasse des audiences du clair de lune)
Claude Debussy & Yukie Nagai
05:06
21
Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111: I. Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato
Ludwig van Beethoven & Freddy Kempf
08:50
22
Songs Without Words, Op. 30: Song of the Venetian Gondolier
Felix Mendelssohn & Jenö Jando
02:40
23
Deux arabesques (Two Arabesques), L 66: No. 1
Claude Debussy & Peter Schmalfuss
03:55
24
Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111: II. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile
Ludwig van Beethoven & Freddy Kempf
16:45
25
Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor for Piano, Op. 35: III. Funeral March: Lento
Frédéric Chopin & Vitaly Margulis
08:15
26
Pictures at an Exhibition: The Great Gate of Kiev
Modest Mussorgsky & Henrik Måwe
04:43
27
Impromptus, D. 899, Op. 90: No. 3 in G-Flat Major: Andante
Franz Schubert & Sylvia Cápová
06:38
28
Préludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E Minor
Frédéric Chopin & Sylvia Cápová
01:57
29
Gaspard de la Nuit, I. Ondine
Maurice Ravel & Abbey Simon
06:42
30
Sonata No. 21 in C Major for Piano, Op. 53, "Waldstein": I. Allegro con brio
Ludwig van Beethoven & Ronald Brautigam
10:05
31
Fantaisie Impromptu in C-Sharp Major, Op. 66: Allegro agitato
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
04:35
32
Impromptus, D. 935, Op. 142: No. 1 in F Minor: Allegro moderato
Franz Schubert & Sylvia Cápová
10:10
33
Kinderszenen (Childhood Scenes), Op. 15: VII. Träumerei (Dreaming)
Robert Schumann & Roland Pöntinen
03:15
34
Ballade No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 47: Allegretto
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
06:39
35
Sonata No. 30 in E Major, Op. 109: I. Vivace, ma non troppo
Ludwig van Beethoven & Freddy Kempf
04:05
36
Le tombeau de Couperin: Prélude
Maurice Ravel & Yukie Nagai
03:11
37
Sonata No. 3 in B Minor for Piano, Op. 58: I. Allegro maestoso
Frédéric Chopin & Sergio Tiempo
09:05
38
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor, S. 244
Franz Liszt & Dieter Goldmann
09:23
39
Sonata No. 7 in B Major, Op. 83: Precipitato
Sergei Prokofiev & Anthree Nikolsky
04:32
40
Carnaval, Op. 9, "Scenes mignonnes sur quatre notes": XII. Chopin
Robert Schumann & Hans-Jürg Strub
01:33
41
Fantaisie in F Minor, Op. 49
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
12:09
42
Estampes, L 100: I. Pagodes
Claude Debussy & Noriko Ogawa
05:19
43
12 Études d´exécution transcendante: Paysage
Franz Liszt & László Simon
05:06
44
Children's Corner, L 113: VI. Golliwogg's Cake-walk
Claude Debussy & Peter Schmalfuss
02:43
45
Sonata No. 5, Op. 53
Alexandr Scriabin & Yevgeny Sudbin
11:14
46
Lyric Pieces, Book VIII, Op. 65: VI. Bryllopsdag på Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen)
Edvard Grieg & Eva Knardahl
07:10
47
Préludes, Op. 32: No. 12 in G-Sharp Minor: Allegro
Sergei Rachmaninoff & Dubravka Tomsic
02:32
48
Sonata No. 8 in A Minor for Piano, K. 310: II. Andante cantabile, con espressione
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carmen Piazzini
07:58
49
Consolation No. 3 in D-Flat Major, S. 172: Lento placido
Franz Liszt & Dubravka Tomsic
04:57
50
Für Alina
Arvo Pärt & Alexei Lubimov
02:22
51
Three Nocturnes for Piano (Liebesträume), S. 541: No. 3 in A-Flat Major, "O lieb so lang, Du lieben kannst": Poco allegro con affetto
Franz Liszt & Roland Pöntinen
05:06
52
Waltzes, Op. 64: No. 1 in D-Flat Major, "Minute Waltz"
Frédéric Chopin & Vitaly Margulis
01:53
53
Sonata No. 17 in D Minor for Piano, Op. 31/2 (The Tempest): III. Allegretto
Ludwig van Beethoven & Herbert Waltl
07:41
54
Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 23: I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso - Allegro con spirito
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Bystrik Rezucha, Peter Toperczer & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
20:17
55
Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 23: II. Andantino semplice - Prestissimo - Tempo primo
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Bystrik Rezucha, Peter Toperczer & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
07:08
56
Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 23: III. Allegro con fuoco
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Bystrik Rezucha, Peter Toperczer & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
07:03
57
Sonata No. 16 in C Major for Piano, K. 545, "Sonata facile": I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carmen Piazzini
03:00
58
Scherzo No. 3 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 39
Frédéric Chopin & Mitsuko Uchida
07:21
59
Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
Felix Mendelssohn & Lucia Negro
12:12
60
Années de pèlerinage II Italie, S 161, No. 7: Apres une lecture de Dante (Fantasia quasi Sonata)
Franz Liszt & Alfredo Perl
17:06
61
Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20: Presto con fuoco
Frédéric Chopin & Jura Margulis
10:44
62
Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16: III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato - Quasi presto - Andante maestoso
Edvard Grieg, Bystrik Rezucha, Marian Lapsansky & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
10:21
63
Sonata No. 9, Op. 68, "Black Mass"
Alexandr Scriabin & Roland Pöntinen
08:35
64
Chromatic Fantasia, BWV 903
Johann Sebastian Bach & Michael Habermann
09:42
65
Sonata No. 10 in C Major for Piano, K. 330: I. Allegro moderato
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carmen Piazzini
06:09
66
Polonaises, Op. 40: No. 1 in A Major, "Military"
Frédéric Chopin & Dubravka Tomsic
04:33
67
Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16: II. Adagio
Edvard Grieg, Bystrik Rezucha, Marian Lapsansky & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
06:07
68
Concerto No. 21 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 467: I. Allegro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Carmen Piazzini, Mikhail Gantvarg & The St. Petersburg Soloists
13:47
69
Concerto No. 21 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 467: II. Andante ("Elvira Madigan")
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Carmen Piazzini, Mikhail Gantvarg & The St. Petersburg Soloists
05:39
70
Concerto No. 21 in C Major for Piano and Orchestra, K. 467: III. Allegro vivace assai
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Carmen Piazzini, Mikhail Gantvarg & The St. Petersburg Soloists
06:37
71
Berceuse in D-Flat Major, Op. 57: Lullaby
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
05:11
72
Keyboard Sonata in D Minor, Kk. 1: Allegro
Domenico Scarlatti & Dubravka Tomsic
01:57
73
Barcarolle in F-Sharp Major, Op. 60
Frédéric Chopin & Kveta Novotná
08:06
74
Carnaval, Op. 9, "Scenes mignonnes sur quatre notes": IV. Valse noble
Robert Schumann & Hans-Jürg Strub
02:33
75
Rondo Capriccioso in E Major, Op. 14: Andante - Presto (live)
Felix Mendelssohn & Sergio Tiempo
06:33
76
Waltzes, Op. 64: No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor
Frédéric Chopin & Dubravka Tomsic
03:29
77
Gymnopédie No. 3
Erik Satie & Henrik Måwe
03:12
78
Sonata No. 12 in F Major for Piano, K. 332: II. Adagio
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Carmen Piazzini
05:23
79
Images pour Piano, Set 1, L 110: III. Mouvement
Claude Debussy & Noriko Ogawa
03:30
80
Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73, "Emperor": I. Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven, Libor Pesek, Peter Toperczer & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
20:55
81
Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73, "Emperor": II. Adagio un poco mosso (attacca)
Ludwig van Beethoven, Libor Pesek, Peter Toperczer & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
08:20
82
Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 73, "Emperor": III. Rondo: Allegro
Ludwig van Beethoven, Libor Pesek, Peter Toperczer & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
10:42
83
Prélude No. 5 in G Minor, Op. 23
Sergei Rachmaninoff & Ratko Delorko
04:46
84
Nocturnes, Op. 27: No. 2 in D-Flat Major: Lento sostenuto
Frédéric Chopin & Peter Schmalfuss
05:34
85
Partita in B-Flat Major for Harpsichord, BWV 825: I. Prelude
Johann Sebastian Bach & Dubravka Tomsic
02:10
86
Concerto in A Minor for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16: I. Allegro molto moderato
Edvard Grieg, Bystrik Rezucha, Marian Lapsansky & Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
13:06
87
Morceaux de Fantasie, Op. 3: II. Prélude in C-Sharp Minor
E
Sergei Rachmaninoff & Dubravka Tomsic
04:24
88
Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23
Frédéric Chopin & Makiko Takeda
09:14
89
Twelve Etudes for Piano, Op. 8: No. 12 in D-Sharp Minor, "Patetico"
Alexandr Scriabin & Sophia Lisovskaya
02:41
90
The Seasons, Op. 37a: Herbstlied
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Helene Gal
03:50
91
Waltz in E-Flat Major, Op. 18, "Grande valse brilliante"
Frédéric Chopin & Henrik Måwe
05:17
92
Twelve Études for Piano, L 136: Étude 1 pour les cinq doigts d'après Monsieur Czerny (Five Fingers, after Monsieur Czerny)
Claude Debussy & Noriko Ogawa
03:27
93
Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
Franz Liszt & Pavica Gvozdic
11:42
94
Fantasy Pieces, Op. 12: Des Abends (The Evening)
Robert Schumann & Jura Margulis
04:04
95
Nocturnes, Op. Posth: No. 20 in C-Sharp Minor: Lento con gran espressione
Frédéric Chopin & Roland Pöntinen
04:46
96
Islamey: An Oriental Fantasy for Piano
Mily Balakirev & Boris Lvov
08:52
97
Sonata No. 25 (Sonatine) in G Major, Op. 79: Vivace
Ludwig van Beethoven & Ronald Brautigam
02:28
98
Piano Sonatina (1905): III. Animé
Maurice Ravel & Liselotte Weiss
04:10
99
Arabesque in C Major, Op. 18
Robert Schumann & Freddy Kempf
06:17
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