CHOPIN Nocturnes


Super Audio CD, CHOPIN: Nocturnes, Mastering Engineer: Masaya Higashino (ESOTERIC COMPANY)

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CHOPIN Nocturnes

CHOPIN Nocturnes

Maria João Pires, Piano


Genre: Instrumental Music

Track List

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)


  1. No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 9 No. 1: Larghetto
  2. No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2: Andante
  3. No. 3 in B major, Op. 9 No. 3: Allegretto
  4. No. 4 in F major, Op. 15 No. 1: Andante cantabile
  5. No. 5 in F sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2: Larghetto
  6. No. 8 in D flat major, Op. 27 No. 2: Lento sostenuto
  7. No. 9 in B major, Op. 32 No. 1: Andante sostenuto
  8. No. 12 in G major, Op. 37 No. 2: Andantino
  9. No. 13 in C minor, Op. 48 No. 1: Lento
  10. No. 14 in F sharp minor, Op. 48 No. 2: Andantino
  11. No. 15 in F minor, Op. 55 No. 1: Andante
  12. No. 16 in E flat major, Op. 55 No. 2: Lento sostenuto
  13. No. 19 in E minor, Op. 72 No. 1: Andante
  14. No. 20 in C sharp minor, Op. posth.: Lento con gran espressione
  15. No. 21 in C minor, Op. posth.


Maria João Pires, Piano

Original Recording
Executive Producer: Christopher Alender
Recording Producer: Helmut Burg
Recording Engineer: Wolf-dieter Karwatky, Reinhard Schmidt
Editing: Jobst Eberhard, Reinhard Largeman

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





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