CHOPIN 4 Ballades


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CHOPIN 4 Ballades

CHOPIN 4 Ballades

Barcarolle Fantasie ZIMERMAN

Krystian Zimerman, Piano

Track List: CHOPIN 4 Ballades

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

4 Ballades

  1. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
  2. 2 in F major, Op. 38
  3. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47
  4. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
  5. Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
  6. Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49

Krystian Zimerman, Piano

Production: Hanno Rinke
Recording Supervision & Balance Engineer: Helmut Burk
Recorded at Großer Saal, Rudolf-Oetker-Halle, Bielefeld, on July 22-26, 1987

Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Mastering Engineer: Masaya Tohno (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
Technical Engineer: Tetsuya Kato (ESOTERIC COMPANY)





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