[ Naxos / CD ]
Release Date: Friday 28 February 2020
For those who are new to an instrument, the first question is often: where to start? The 'Best Loved' series offers an easy answer to that question and a perfect introduction to the wonderful, varied world of classical music. Spotlighting individual instruments in some of the best-loved pieces ever written, and with a mix of solo, chamber and orchestral works, the series provides a convenient introduction to classical music's infinite variety of instrumental sounds and styles.
Beethoven: Für Elise (Bagatelle in A minor, WoO59)
Chopin: Prelude in D-Flat Major, Op. 28 No. 15 "Raindrop"
Bach, J S: Goldberg Variations, BWV988 - Aria
Grieg: Lyric Pieces VIII (6), Op. 65 - Bryllupsdag på Troldhaugen
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque: III. Clair de lune
Liszt: Grandes Études de Paganini (6), S. 141 - No. 3 in G-Sharp Minor "La campanella"
Field: Nocturne No. 2 in C minor
Ravel: Jeux d'eau
Brahms: Rákóczi March, Anh. 3 No. 10
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 'Pathetique' - II. Adagio cantabile
Chopin: Nocturne No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 9 No. 1
Dvořák: Humoresques, Op. 101
Liszt: Three Concert Studies, S144 / R5: Un lamento; La leggierezza; Un sospiro
Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op. 15 - No. 1, Von fremden Ländern und Menschen
Chopin: Waltz No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64 No. 2
Satie: Trois Gymnopédies - No 1
Rachmaninov: Prelude in C-Sharp Minor
Schubert: 4 Impromptus, D899 - No 3