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VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY

Vladimir Ashkenazy: Piano & Chamber (Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set)

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Limited Edition Deluxe 56CD Box Set!

Signed to Decca in 1963, Vladimir Ashkenazy is to this day the longest-serving artist on the label. Over more than five decades, he has yielded one of the largest and most diverse discographies of any classical artist.

Limited Edition Deluxe 56CD Box Set!

Signed to Decca in 1963, Vladimir Ashkenazy is to this day the longest-serving artist on the label. Over more than five decades, he has yielded one of the largest and most diverse discographies of any classical artist.

Format - 56CD
Genre - Classical
Release Date - 08/09/17

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Limited Edition Deluxe 56CD Box Set!

Signed to Decca in 1963, Vladimir Ashkenazy is to this day the longest-serving artist on the label. Over more than five decades, he has yielded one of the largest and most diverse discographies of any classical artist.

In this 56-CD set, he has personally selected a wide representation of solo, chamber and vocal recital releases spanning his long and fruitful relationship with Decca.

As one of the most renowned and revered pianists of our time Vladimir Ashkenazy has won acclaim for his penetrating insight and superlative technique. These recordings demonstrate the same level of spontaneity and immediacy of communication as Ashkenazy's public performances. As an artist, his creative life encompasses a vast range of activities and he continues to offer inspiration to music-lovers across the world.

"Ashkenazy . . . uncovers all manner of subtle musical expression beneath the music's surfaces . . . he displays an independence of thought and spirit that has one rethinking what this music is about" -  BBC Music Magazine

Features:

56 CDs in original jackets spanning Ashkenazy's 50+ years career on Decca
Every recording personally selected by the artist
This collection is pooled from a vast recorded repertoire of over 150 solo and chamber recordings and represents a number of long unavailable items
Includes the first international CD release of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition in its original coupling with Russian miniatures
Features collaborations with artists such as Itzhak Perlam, Lynn Harrell and Elisabeth Söderström, with whom he enjoyed particularly long and fruitful collaborations, both on record and in the concert hall
Includes a deluxe presentation hardback book with new essay by critic Jed Distler

Primary Format - MusicCD
ArtistVLADIMIR ASHKENAZY
LabelDecca
Music GenreClassical
Music Genre PrimaryClassical

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  • 1. CHOPIN: Four Ballades; Trois Nouvelles Etudes
  • 1. CHOPIN: Scherzo No.4 in E, Op.54; Nocturne No.17 in B, Op.62 No.1
  • 2. DEBUSSY: L'Isle joyeuse, L.106
  • 3. RAVEL: Gaspard de la nuit, M.55
  • 1. SCHUMANN: Fantasie in C, Op.17; Etudes Symphoniques, Op.13
  • 1. BEETHOVEN: Beethoven: Piano & Wind Quintet, Op.16
  • 2. MOZART: Piano & Wind Quintet, K.452 Jack Brymer, Terence Macdonagh, Alan Civil, William Waterhouse
  • 1. SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata in A Major, D.664; Piano Sonata in A Minor, D.784
  • 1. CHOPIN: Prélude No.25 in C sharp minor, Op.45; Four Scherzi; Barcarolle in F sharp, Op.60
  • 1. PROKOFIEV: Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat major, op.83; 2 Pieces for piano from "Romeo and Juliet", op.75 (arr. Prokofiev); Piano Sonata No.8 in B flat major, op.84
  • 1. FRANCK: Sonata for violin and piano in A major
  • 2. BRAHMS: Horn Trio in E flat major, op.40 Itzhak Perlman, Barry Tuckwell
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Suites for Two Pianos No.1, Op.5 & No.2' Op.17 André Previn
  • 1. SCHUMANN: Kreisleriana, op.16; Humoreske, op.20
  • 1. SCRIABIN: Piano Sonatas Nos.3, 4, 5 & 9
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Corelli Variations, Op.42; 9 Études-tableaux, op.39
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Preludes Op.3, No.2; Op.23 & Op.32
  • 1. SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No.17, D.850; Four Dances, D.366
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Songs [Volumes 1-5] Elisabeth Söderström (5CD)
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Symphonic Dances, Op.45; Russian Rhapsody for Two Pianos, André Previn
  • 1. SCRIABIN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 2, 7 & 10; Quatre Morceaux, Op.56 London Symphony Orchestra, Segal
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Piano Sonata No.2; Etudes-Tableaux, Op.33
  • 1. TCHAIKOVSKY: Songs [Volumes 1-2] Elisabeth Söderström (2CD)
  • 1. BRAHMS: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1 & 2 Lynn Harrell
  • 1. MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (original piano version)
  • 2. TANEYEV: Prelude and Fugue in G sharp minor, op.29
  • 3. LIADOV: A Musical Snuffbox, op.32
  • 4. BORODIN: Scherzo in A flat
  • 5. TCHAIKOVSKY: Dumka, op.59 First international CD release of complete programme
  • 1. RAVEL: Gaspard de la nuit; Pavane pour une infante défunte; Valses nobles et sentimentales
  • 1. SHOSTAKOVICH: Two Pieces for String Quartet; Seven Romances on Poems of Alexander Blok, Op.127; Piano Quintet. Op.57 Fitzwilliam Quartet, Elisabeth Söderström
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G minor, Op.19; 2 Pieces, op.2; Melodie On A Theme By Rachmaninov; Lied in F Minor; Vocalise, Op.34, No.14 (Arr. for Cello) Lynn Harrell
  • 1. SCRIABIN: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1, 6 & 8; Quatre morceaux, op.51
  • 1. BEETHOVEN: Cello Sonatas 1-5 Lynn Harrell (2CD)
  • 1. SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Sonata in D minor, op.40; Moderato for cello and piano, op.40a
  • 2. PROKOFIEV: Cello Sonata in C major, op.119 Lynn Harrell
  • 1. BRAHMS: Horn Trio in E flat major, op.40
  • 2. SCHUMANN Andante & Variations in B flat major, op.46; Adagio and Allegro in A flat major, op.70 Radovan Vlatkovic, Georg Donderer, Mathias Donderer, Vovka Ashkenazy
  • 1. BRAHMS: Handel Variations; Piano Sonata No.3
  • 1. CHOPIN: 24 Preludes, Op.28; Piano Sonata No.3
  • 1. SCHUMANN: Fantasie in C, Op.17; Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op.26
  • 1. RAVEL: Trio pour piano, violon et violoncelle
  • 2. DEBUSSY: Sonata in G Minor for Violin & Piano, L. 140; Sonata in D Minor for Cello & Piano, L.135 Itzhak Perlman, Lynn Harrell
  • 1. PROKOFIEV: 10 Pieces for piano from "Romeo and Juliet", op.75 (arr. Prokofiev); Waltz, op.96 no.1; 2 Pieces from The Love of Three Oranges, op.33b; 6 Pieces from "Cinderella", op.102 (arr. Prokofiev)
  • 1. PROKOFIEV: Sonatas Nos. 6-8
  • 1. MOZART: Fantasia in C minor, K475; Sonatas Nos. 17, 14, & 9 (K570, K457, K311); Adagio in B minor, K540
  • 1. ROBERT & CLARA SCHUMANN: Lieder Barbara Bonney
  • 1. SCHUBERT: Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2 (Op. 99 & 100) Pinchas Zukerman, Lynn Harrell (2CD)
  • 1. SHOSTAKOVICH: 24 Preludes & Fugues (CD)
  • 1. TCHAIKOVSKY: Méditation, Op.72 No.5; Polka peu dansante, Op.51 No.2; Aveu passioné Tendres Reproches, Op.72 No.3; Berceuse, Op.72 No.2; The Seasons, Op.32a
  • 1. SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Sonata No.2; Three Fantastic Dances; Five Preludes; Lyric Waltz; Short Piece; Spanish Dance; Nocturne; Aphorisms
  • 1. J. S. BACH: 48 Preludes & Fugues (2CD)
  • 1. BEETHOVEN: Diabelli Variations
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Piano Transcriptions
  • 1. RACHMANINOV: Piano Trios Nos.1 & 2; Vocalise, op.34 no.14; Dream (Son), op.38 no.5 Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Mats Lindström
  • 1. BLAKE: Walking in the air; Dances for 2 pianos, op.217a; Sonata for 2 pianos, op.130 Vovka Ashkenazy
  • 1. SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trios Nos. 1 & 2; Viola Sonata Zsolt-Tihamér Visontay, Mats Lidström, Ada Meinich
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