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Mikhail Pletnev
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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770–1827)
Piano Sonata no.2 in A op.2 no.2

Klaviersonate Nr. 2 A-dur
Sonate pour piano no2 en la majeur
1 I Allegro vivace 7.47
2 II Largo appassionato 6.55
3 III Scherzo: Allegretto 3.34
4 IV Rondo: Grazioso 6.18

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685–1750)
Partita for solo violin no.2 in D minor BWV 1004

Partita für Solovioline Nr. 2 d-moll
Partita pour violon solo no2 en ré mineur
5 Chaconne (arr. Busoni for piano) 14.48

FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN (1810–1849)
6 Chants polonais S480

6 Žyczenie op.74 – ‘A Maiden’s Wish’
(arr. Liszt for piano) 3.37

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY (1840–1893)
6 pieces op.19

7 No.4 Nocturne in C sharp minor 4.13
cis-moll · ut dièse mineur

The Seasons op.37b

8 No.11: November – Course en troïka
(On the Troika) 3.31

FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797–1828)
4 Impromptus op.90 D899

9 II No.2 in E flat : Allegro 4.23
Es-dur · mi bémol majeur
10 III No.3 in G flat: Andante 6.32
Ges-dur · sol bémol majeur

Total timing: 61.42

Mikhail Pletnev
piano

Catalogue No: ONYX4110

These recordings, of Mikhail Pletnev captured playing for himself during breaks in recording sessions, are being released for the first time on CD. Pletnev approved these recordings for release, and they are remarkable for their freshness and spontaneity – a great artist simply playing for pleasure.

Diese Aufnahmen, die einfangen, wie Mikhail Pletnev während der Pausen bei den Aufnahmesitzungen für sich selbst spielt, erscheinen hier zum ersten Mal auf CD. Pletnev erklärte sich mit der Veröffentlichung dieser Aufnahmen einverstanden, die sich durch eine bemerkenswerte Frische und Spontaneität auszeichnen – sie zeigen einen großen Künstler, der einfach nur zum Vergnügen spielt.

Ces enregistrements de Mikhaïl Pletnev en train de jouer pour lui entre deux séances d’enregistrement sont publiés pour la première fois sur CD. Pletnev a donné son accord pour la publication de ces instants remarquables pour leur fraîcheur et leur spontanéité – un grand artiste qui joue simplement pour le plaisir.

 

 

 

 

 


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Track Number
Title
Duration
MP3
1
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Piano Sonata no.2 in A op.2 no.2 - I. Allegro vivace
7:47
2
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Piano Sonata no.2 in A op.2 no.2 - II. Largo appassionato
6:55
3
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Piano Sonata no.2 in A op.2 no.2 - III. Scherzo: Allegretto
3:34
4
Beethoven, Ludwig van
Piano Sonata no.2 in A op.2 no.2 - IV. Rondo: Grazioso
6:18
5
Bach, Johann Sebastian
Partita for solo violin no.2 in D minor BWV 1004 - Chaconne (arr. Busoni for piano)
14:48
6
Chopin, Frédéric
6 Chants polonais S480 - Zyczenie op.74 - 'A Maiden's Wish' (arr. Liszt for piano)
3:37
7
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
6 pieces op.19 - No.4 Nocturne in C sharp minor
4:1
8
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
The Seasons op.37b - No.11: November - Course en troika (On the Troika)
3:31
9
Schubert, Franz
4 Impromptus op.90 D899 - II. No.2 in E flat: Allegro
4:23
10
Schubert, Franz
4 Impromptus op.90 D899 - III. No.3 in G flat: Andante
6:32

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Duration
Complete/Excerpt
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1. Piano Sonata no.2 in A op.2 no.2 - III Scherzo: Allegretto
3:34
Complete
2. Partita for solo violin no.2 in D minor BWV 1004 - Chaconne (arr. Busoni for piano)
4:12
Excerpt
3. 6 pieces op.19 - No.4 Nocturne in C sharp minor
4:13
Complete
4. 4 Impromptus op.90 D899 - II No.2 in E flat : Allegro
4:23
Complete
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