Debussy: Piano Music (Incls 'Children's Corner' & '2 Arabesques')

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Debussy: Piano Music (Incls 'Children's Corner' & '2 Arabesques')
Philippe Entremont (piano)

[ Sony Classical Masters / 34 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Friday 19 July 2019

In celebration of renowned French pianist Phillippe Entremont's 85th birthday, Sony Classical is pleased to release Philippe Entremont's complete Columbia recordings for solo piano. This must have boxset is the first ever release of Philippe Entremont's complete Columbia recordings for solo piano in a single 34 CD edition and will also feature recordings which have not previously been released on CD. Included in this boxset are stunning recordings of compositions by well-known composers including Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, Liszt, Debussy and more.

Entremont began playing the piano when he was six years old. By the age of 16, Entremont had won numerous prizes for sight-reading and piano playing including the prestigious Long-Thibaud Competition. In 1952, Entremont won the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition and began his career as a concert pianist shortly afterwards.

Entremont-who trained at the famed Paris Conservatoire and studied under legendary pianist Marguerite Long-has performed with internationally acclaimed orchestra's including the Munich Symphony Orchestra and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

As well as performing alongside world class orchestra's, Entremont has performed with many phenomenal musicians and conductors including cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianist Gaby Casadesus and Leonard Bernstein.

In 1958, at the age of 23, Entremont made his name in the musical world with the release of his debut concerto recording for Columbia Masterworks. His recording of Grieg A minor and Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini-with Eugene Ormandy conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra was the first of many best-selling albums that Philippe Entremont would record for Columbia over the next two decades. This remarkable boxset features many of those best-selling albums.

"Having been recorded in 1961, this sensibly chosen cross-section of Debussy's more popular keyboard pieces is making a belated appearance here...Philippe Entremont plays them all commandingly, and has no trouble with the technical difficulties of "Feux d'artifice" or even L'ile joyeuse." (Gramophone on the reissue of the Debussy)


Albeniz, Isaac
Espana: album leaves (6), op.165 B37 (Seis hojas de album)
» II Tango
Suite espanola no.1, op.47
» III Sevilla

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Cantata BWV140 'Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme'
» IV Chorale: Zion hort die Wachter singen
Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'
» Jesu bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man's desiring)
Flute Sonata in E flat major, BWV1031
» II Siciliana
Notenbuchlein fur Anna Magdalena Bach
Three-part Inventions (Sinfonias) (15), BWV787-801

Beethoven, Ludwig van
Bagatelle no.25 in A minor, WoO59 'Fur Elise'
Cello Sonata no.3 in A major, op.69
Minuets (6), WoO10
» no.2 in G major
Piano Sonata no.9 in E major, op.14 no.1
Piano Sonata no.10 in G major, op.14 no.2
Piano Sonata no.14 in C sharp minor, op.27 no.2 'Moonlight'
Piano Sonata no.19 in G minor, op.49 no.1
Piano Sonata no.20 in G major, op.49 no.2
Piano Sonata no.25 in G major, op.79
The Ruins of Athens, op.113
» Turkish March

Brahms, Johannes
Cello Sonata no.2 in F major, op.99
Hungarian Dances (21), WoO1 (solo piano)
» no.5 in F sharp minor
» no.6 in D flat major
Waltzes (16), op.39
» no.15 in A flat major

Burgmuller, Friedrich
Etudes faciles et progressives (25), op.100

Chabrier, Alexis Emmanuel
Pieces pittoresques (10)
» no.10 Scherzo-valse

Chopin, Frederic
Ballades (4)
Ecossaises (3), op.72
» no.3
Etudes (12), op.10
» no.3 in E major 'Tristesse'
» no.5 in G flat major 'Black Key Study'
» no.12 in C minor 'Revolutionary'
Impromptu no.1 in A flat major, op.29
Impromptu no.4 in C sharp minor, op.66 'Fantaisie-Impromptu'
Mazurkas (51)
» no.5 in B flat major, op.7 no.1
Nocturnes (21)
» no.1 in B flat minor, op.9 no.1
» no.2 in E flat major, op.9 no.2
» no.8 in D flat major, op.27 no.2
Polonaise no.1 in C sharp minor, op.26 no.1
Polonaise no.2 in E flat minor, op.26 no.2
Polonaise no.3 in A major, op.40 no.1 'Military'
Polonaise no.4 in C minor, op.40 no.2
Polonaise no.5 in F sharp minor, op.44
Polonaise no.6 in A flat major, op.53 'Heroic'
Preludes (24), op.28
» no.7 in A major
» no.15 in D flat major 'Raindrop'
Scherzi (4)
Tarantelle in A flat major, op.43
Waltzes (14)

Clementi, Muzio
Sonatinas (6), op.36

Daquin, Louis-Claude
Le Coucou

Debussy, Claude
Arabesques (2)
Children's Corner
Images pour piano, Book 1
Images pour piano, Book 2
L'isle joyeuse
La plus que lente, L121
Pour le piano
Preludes (12), Book 1
» no.1 Danseuses de Delphes
» no.8 La fille aux cheveux de lin (The girl with the flaxen hair)
» no.9 La Serenade interrompue
» no.11 La danse de Puck
» no.12 Minstrels
Preludes (12), Book 2
» no.3 La puerta del vino
» no.6 General Lavine - eccentric
» no.12 Feux d'artifice
Reverie, L68
Suite bergamasque
» III Clair de Lune

Dohnanyi, Erno
Variations on a Nursery Theme, op.25

Dussek, Jan Ladislav
Sonatina no.1 in C major

Dvorak, Antonin
Humoresques (8), op.101 B187
» no.7 in G flat major

Falla, Manuel de
El amor brujo
» Ritual Fire Dance (arr. piano)

Faure, Gabriel
Impromptus (6)
» no.3 in A flat major, op.34
Nocturne no.6 in D flat major, op.63

Field, John
Nocturnes (18)
» no.5 in B flat major, H37

Gershwin, George
Preludes (3)
» no.2 in C sharp minor

Granados, Enrique
Danzas espanolas (12), op.37
» no.5 Andaluza

Grieg, Edvard
Peer Gynt, op.23
» Anitra's Dance

Handel, George Frideric
Keyboard Suite no.5 in E major, HWV430 'The Harmonious Blacksmith'
» IV Air and Variations 'The Harmonious Blacksmith'

Haydn, Franz Joseph
Piano Sonata no.42 in G major, Hob.XVI:27
Piano Sonata no.48 in C major, Hob.XVI:35
Piano Sonata no.49 in C sharp minor, Hob.XVI:36
Piano Sonata no.50 in D major, Hob.XVI:37
Piano Sonata no.53 in E minor, Hob.XVI:34

Kuhlau, Friedrich
Piano Sonatinas (3), op.20
Piano Sonatinas (5), op.55
» no.1 in C major
» no.2 in G major
» no.3 in C major

Liszt, Franz
Annees de Pelerinage, 2nd Year, S161
» no.3 Canzonetta del Salvator Rosa
Concert Etudes (2), S145
» Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Gnomes)
Concert Etudes (3), S144
Consolations (6), S172
» no.3 in D flat major
Hungarian Rhapsodies (19), S244
» no.2 in C sharp minor
» no.15 in A minor 'Rakoczi-Marsch'
Liebestraume, S541
» no.3 Nocturne in A flat major
Mephisto Waltz no.1, S514 'Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke'
Valses oubliees (4), S215
» no.1 in F sharp major

Litolff, Henry
Concerto Symphonique no.4 in D minor, op.102
» Scherzo

Mendelssohn, Felix
Fantasies (3), op.16
» no.2 Scherzo in E minor
Songs without Words (Lieder ohne Worte): Book 5, op.62
» no.6 in A major 'Fruhlingslied'
Songs without Words (Lieder ohne Worte): Book 6, op.67
» no.4 in C major 'Spinning Song'

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Piano Sonata in F major, K.547a
Piano Sonata no.5 in G major, K283
Piano Sonata no.11 in A major, K331
Piano Sonata no.12 in F major, K332
Piano Sonata no.16 in C major, K545
Variations (12) in C major on 'Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman', K265

Mussorgsky, Modest
Pictures at an Exhibition
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
Humoresques de concert, op.14
» no.1 Minuet in G major

Poulenc, Francis
Pieces (3)
» no.2 Toccata

Prokofiev, Sergei
Symphony no.1 in D major, op.25 'Classical'
» III Gavotte (piano)
The Love for Three Oranges: Two pieces for piano, op.33b
» March

Rachmaninov, Sergei
Morceaux de Fantasie, op.3
» no.2 Prelude in C sharp minor
Preludes (10), op.23
» no.5 in G minor

Rameau, Jean-Philippe
Pieces de Clavecin (24) avec une methode pour la mecanique des doigts
» Suite in E minor: 8. Le Tambourin

Ravel, Maurice
A la maniere de Borodine
A la maniere de Chabrier
Gaspard de la nuit
Histoires naturelles (5)
Jeux d'eau
Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ma Mere l'Oye (Mother Goose)
Menuet antique
Menuet sur le nom de Haydn
Pavane pour une infante defunte (piano)
Prelude in A minor
Valses nobles et sentimentales

Rubinstein, Anton
Kamenniy-Ostrov (24 piano sketches), op.10
» no.22 Reve angelique
Melodies (2), op.3
» no.1 in F major

Saint-Saens, Camille
Carnival of the Animals
Polonaise, op.77
Variations on a theme by Beethoven, op.35

Satie, Erik
Avant-dernieres pensees (3)
Croquis et agaceries d'un gros bonhomme en bois
Descriptions automatiques
Gnossiennes (6)
» no.1 Lent
» no.2 Avec etonnement
» no.3 Lent
Gymnopedies (3)
Je te veux
L'omnibus automobile
La Diva de l'Empire
Les Trois Valses distinguees du precieux degoute
» Chanson du chat
Melodies (3) (1916)
Nocturnes (5)
» no.1 (a Madame Marcelle Meyer)
Poudre d'or

Schubert, Franz
Moments musicaux, op.94 D780
» no.3 in F minor

Schumann, Robert
Album fur die Jugend, op.68
» no.10 Frohlicher Landmann
Kinderszenen, op.15
» no.7 Traumerei

Strauss, Richard
Burleske in D minor for piano and orchestra

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
Morceaux (2), op.10
» no.2 Humoresque
Morceaux (3), op.9
» no.3 Mazurka de salon
Morceaux (6), op.19
» no.2 Scherzo humoristique
» no.4 Nocturne
» no.5 Capriccioso
Morceaux (12), op.40
» no.2 Chanson triste
» no.6 Song without words in A minor
» no.11 Scherzo
Romance in F minor, op.5
Souvenir de Hapsal, op.2
» no.3 Song without Words in F major
The Seasons, op.37b
» VI June: Barcarolle
Valse scherzo, op.7