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Siepmann, J. : Life and Works of Chopin (The) (Unabridged)


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Item number NA421912
Barcode 730099021920
Release date 5/1/2001
Category Spoken Word
Label NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 4
Performers
Non-Classical Artist Siepmann, Jeremy
Disc: 1
1 Chopin and the soul of the piano 00:01:49 Siepmann, Jeremy
2 Music: Berceuse, Op. 57 00:02:17 Siepmann, Jeremy
3 Chopin the Pole 00:01:48 Siepmann, Jeremy
4 Music: Polonaise in G Minor 00:01:04 Siepmann, Jeremy
5 Early education 00:03:05 Siepmann, Jeremy
6 Music: Variations on a German Air 00:01:33 Siepmann, Jeremy
7 Encounters with the Polish peasantry 00:01:02 Siepmann, Jeremy
8 Music: Mazurka in G 00:01:13 Siepmann, Jeremy
9 Chopin as industrious pupil 00:00:58 Siepmann, Jeremy
10 Music: Sonata in C Minor (opening) 00:01:49 Siepmann, Jeremy
11 He finds his true voice as a composer 00:01:50 Siepmann, Jeremy
12 Music: Fondo a la Mazur, Op. 5 00:01:05 Siepmann, Jeremy
13 The fun-loving teenager 00:01:17 Siepmann, Jeremy
14 Music: Ecossaise, Op. 72, No. 3 00:00:45 Siepmann, Jeremy
15 Onset of illness and the death of a sister 00:02:05 Siepmann, Jeremy
16 Music: Nocturne in E Minor 00:04:32 Siepmann, Jeremy
17 'Hats off, Gentlement! A genius!' 00:01:36 Siepmann, Jeremy
18 Music: Variations on 'La ci darem la mano', Op. 2 00:03:41 Siepmann, Jeremy
19 The influence of Paganini 00:01:19 Siepmann, Jeremy
20 Music: Souvenir de Paganini 00:02:10 Siepmann, Jeremy
21 The first Etudes 00:00:44 Siepmann, Jeremy
22 Music: Etude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 10, No. 4 00:02:15 Siepmann, Jeremy
23 Success in Vienna 00:05:58 Siepmann, Jeremy
24 Music: Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor 00:01:23 Siepmann, Jeremy
25 Chopin in love 00:05:19 Siepmann, Jeremy
26 Music: Polonaise for cello and piano 00:01:33 Siepmann, Jeremy
27 Stagnation, celebrity and the first Concerto 00:02:18 Siepmann, Jeremy
28 Music: Concerto in F Minor, Op. 21 00:01:42 Siepmann, Jeremy
29 Return of vitality and inspiration 00:05:10 Siepmann, Jeremy
30 Music: Concerto in E Minor, Op. 11 00:10:49 Siepmann, Jeremy
31 Farewells and the final departure from Poland 00:01:38 Siepmann, Jeremy
Disc: 2
1 Europe and Chopin in crisis 00:07:43 Siepmann, Jeremy
2 Music: Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor 00:04:28 Siepmann, Jeremy
3 Arrival in Paris 00:02:24 Siepmann, Jeremy
4 Music: Waltz in E flat, Op. 18 00:05:31 Siepmann, Jeremy
5 Paris, politics, Poles and performance 00:07:40 Siepmann, Jeremy
6 Music: Impromptu in A flat, Op. 29 00:04:27 Siepmann, Jeremy
7 Chopin and the Opera 00:01:49 Siepmann, Jeremy
8 Music: Andante spianato, Op. 22 00:04:37 Siepmann, Jeremy
9 Chopin and Kalkbrenner 00:02:15 Siepmann, Jeremy
10 Music: Etude in G flat, Op. 10, No. 5 00:01:47 Siepmann, Jeremy
11 The cholera epidemic; the fashionable teacher 00:07:52 Siepmann, Jeremy
12 Music: Etude in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 12, the 'Revo 00:03:02 Siepmann, Jeremy
13 Teaching in earnest 00:04:58 Siepmann, Jeremy
14 Music: Etude in A Minor, Op. 25, No. 4 00:01:47 Siepmann, Jeremy
15 'Souplesse avant tout!' 00:02:24 Siepmann, Jeremy
16 Music: Nocturne in B-Flat Minor, Op. 9, No. 1 00:05:34 Siepmann, Jeremy
Disc: 3
1 The Wodzinska affair 00:03:43 Siepmann, Jeremy
2 Music: Nocturne in B Major, Op. 32, No. 1 00:02:08 Siepmann, Jeremy
3 'An elegant, pale, sad young man' 00:02:14 Siepmann, Jeremy
4 Music: Nocturne in D flat, Op. 27, No. 2 00:06:10 Siepmann, Jeremy
5 George Sand and A Majorcan winter 00:22:08 Siepmann, Jeremy
6 Music: Preludes, Op. 28 00:06:17 Siepmann, Jeremy
7 Misanthropy, hypocrisy and prejudice 00:03:38 Siepmann, Jeremy
8 Music: Mazurkas 00:07:25 Siepmann, Jeremy
9 At Nohant: an idyllic and creative summer 00:02:33 Siepmann, Jeremy
10 Music: Impromptu in F# 00:05:47 Siepmann, Jeremy
11 The Idyll continues 00:04:57 Siepmann, Jeremy
12 Music: Sonata in B-Flat Minor - Funeral March and 00:10:41 Siepmann, Jeremy
Disc: 4
1 The return to Paris 00:02:27 Siepmann, Jeremy
2 Music: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor 00:12:11 Siepmann, Jeremy
3 Chopin grows moody, petulant and volatile 00:05:57 Siepmann, Jeremy
4 Music: Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58 - Finale 00:05:33 Siepmann, Jeremy
5 Failing health and mounting tensions 00:04:34 Siepmann, Jeremy
6 Music: Barcarolle, Op. 60 00:08:42 Siepmann, Jeremy
7 The break with Sand; illness; London 00:12:33 Siepmann, Jeremy
8 Music: Prelude in F sharp, Op. 28, No. 8 00:01:53 Siepmann, Jeremy
9 Scotland, London, Paris; decline and death 00:14:01 Siepmann, Jeremy
10 Music: Polonaise in A flat, Op. 53 00:07:13 Siepmann, Jeremy
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