Hommage à Chopin (Plowright)

Artist: 

Jonathan Plowright, piano

Cover: 

Hommage a Chopin cover

Date Recorded: 
2010
Label: 
Hyperion

Just in time for the Chopin Bi-Centennial, this disc includes the work that Villa-Lobos wrote for the 100th Anniversary of Chopin's death in 1949.   The Hyperion Records website includes audio clips and a PDF of the excellent notes by Jeremy Nicholas.

February 2010 release

1 Impromptu on the thems of two Preludes by Chopin
2 Hommage à Chopin, Op 111 No 1 [5'33] Franz Bendel (1833-1874)
3 Stimmungen 'Moods', Op 73 Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) No 5: Studie 'Hommage à Chopin' [1'40]
4 Ten Variations on a Prelude of Chopin in C minor, BV213a [10'49] Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)
5 Notturno 'La réminiscence de Chopin', Op 48 No 1 [5'56] Eduard Nápravník (1839-1916)
6 Dix-huit Morceaux, Op 72 Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) No 15: Un poco di Chopin [3'00]
7 Souvenir de Chopin [2'01] Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)

Three Mazurkas, Op 32 No 1 Sir Lennox Berkeley (1903-1989)
8 No 1: Allegro [2'01] English Français Deutsch
9 No 2: Allegretto [1'51]
10 No 3: Allegro [1'56]

Hommage à Chopin Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959)
11 Movement 1: Nocturne [2'55] English Français Deutsch
12 Movement 2: Ballade [4'08]

Variations sur un thème de Chopin Federico Mompou (1893-1987)
13 No 01: Theme. Andantino [0'38] English Français Deutsch
14 No 02: Variation I. Tranquillo [0'48]
15 No 03: Variation II. Gracioso [0'47]
16 No 04: Variation III. Lento [1'21]
17 No 05: Variation IV. Espressivo [1'30]
18 No 06: Variation V. Tempo di Mazurka [1'09]
19 No 07: Variation VI. Recitativo [1'34]
20 No 08: Variation VII. Allegro leggiero [0'47]
21 No 09: Variation VIII. Andante dolce e espressivo [2'37]
22 No 10: Variation IX. Valse [1'55]
23 No 11: Variation X. Évocation [2'39]
24 No 12: Variation XI. Lento dolce e legato [2'09]
25 No 13: Variation XII. Galope y epílogo [1'55]
26 No 14: Lento [1'28]

Lanterne magique, Op 66 Benjamin Godard (1849-1895)
27 No 2: Hommage à Chopin [2'00] English Français Deutsch

Walzermasken Leopold Godowsky (1870-1938)
28 No 07: Profil 'Chopin' [3'50] English Français Deutsch

Contes de jeunesse, Op 46 Theodor Leschetizky (1830-1915)
29 No 9: Hommage à Chopin [4'11

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