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Chopin, Boccherini and Rachmaninov

Ian Skelly's selection of recordings from around Europe includes Boccherini in Madrid and Rachmaninov from Bavaria. Plus arrangements of Chopin by his friend Pauline Viardot.

Ian Skelly presents chamber music recordings from around Europe. Tonight's selection ranges from Boccherini in Madrid to Rachmaninov recorded at the Kreuth Festival in Bavaria. Also tonight, arrangements of Chopin piano music by his friend, the singer-composer, Pauline Viardot.

Chopin arr Pauline Viardot
La jeune fille (Mazurka in C, op. 24/2)
Olga Pasiecznik (soprano), Natalia Pasiecznik (piano)

Erwin Schulhoff
Five Pieces, for string quartet
Variace Chamber Ensemble
rec. Old Synagogue, Pilsen

Chopin arr Pauline Viardot
Seize ans (Mazurka in A flat, p. 50/2)
Plainte d'amour (Mazurka in F sharp minor, op. 6/1)
Berceuse (Mazurka in C, op. 33/2)
Coquette (Mazurka in B flat, op. 7/1)
Olga Pasiecznik (soprano), Natalia Pasiecznik (piano)
rec. Chopin Manor, Duszniki Zdrój International Chopin Piano Festival, Duszniki

Boccherini
String Quintet in G minor, op. 46/4
Fundación Mutua Madrileña Ensemble
rec. Sony Auditorium, Madrid

Rachmaninov
Cello Sonata in G minor, op.19
Johannes Moser (cello), Denis Kozhukhin (piano)
rec. Festsaal, Wildbad Kreuth, Kreuth International Music Festival.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Pauline Viardot

    La jeune fille after Chopin's Mazurka in C, op. 24/2

    Performer: Natalia Pasiecznik. Singer: Olga Pasichnyk.
  • Erwin Schulhoff

    5 Pieces For String Quartet

    Ensemble: Variace Chamber Ensemble.
  • Pauline Viardot

    2 Songs after Chopin Mazurkas - Seize Ans & Coquette

    Performer: Natalia Pasiecznik. Singer: Olga Pasichnyk.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    String Quintet in G minor, op. 46/4

    Orchestra: European Royal Ensemble.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Sonata In G Minor Op.19 For Cello And Piano

    Performer: Johannes Moser. Performer: Denis Kozhukhin.

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