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THE COMPLETE CHOPIN (Deluxe Edition) - 20 CDs + 1 DVD
THE COMPLETE CHOPIN (Deluxe Edition) - 20 CDs + 1 DVD
THE COMPLETE CHOPIN (Deluxe Edition) - 20 CDs + 1 DVD
THE COMPLETE CHOPIN (Deluxe Edition) - 20 CDs + 1 DVD

THE COMPLETE CHOPIN (Deluxe Edition) - 20 CDs + 1 DVD

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DG proudly presents the complete works by Frédéric Chopin in a luxurious limited edition deluxe set, celebrating the legacy of a composer who changed the history of Piano music. Featuring recordings by legendary Chopin interpreters such as Martha Argerich, Maurizio Pollini, Krystian Zimerman, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Maria João Pires and many more. The set also includes:

• Over 80 minutes of brand new recordings with Jan Lisiecki, Daniil Trifonov and Gabriel Schwabe/José Gallardo

• 100-page booklet presenting new liner notes plus historical paintings, drawings and background information from the legendary book by Ernst Burger - A Life in Pictures, Drawings and Documents

• 1 bonus CD from Seong-Jin Cho, the latest winner of the Chopin Competition (2015)

• 2 new compilations featuring additional interpretations of famous works: one with 20 great legendary pianists of the past, the other highlighting a younger generation of promising Chopin performers

• 1 DVD: Rubinstein plays Chopin

• Three different new liner notes by mother-tongue Chopin experts in English (Jessica Duchen), German (Wolfgang Stähr) and French (Claire Delamarche)

• Introductory notes by Daniil Trifonov

“After playing Chopin, I feel as if I had been weeping over sins that I had never committed, and mourning over tragedies that were not my own.”

Oscar Wilde

PACKAGING

• Prestigious deluxe hardcover packaging in landscape format with soft touch finishing and gold foil lettering (size: 280x188mm)

• Slot pages for 20 CDs + 1 DVD



CD 1: Concerto for Piano nos. 1 & 2 (Zimerman/Polish Chamber Orchestra)

CD 2: Works for piano and orchestra - Variations on “Là ci darem la mano”, Fanatsy on Polish Airs,

Rondo à la krakowiak, Andante spinato & Grand Polonaise op. 22

NEW RECORDINGS Lisiecki / Elbphiharmonie / Urbanski

CD 3: 4 Ballades, Nouvelle Etudes, Ecossaises (Zimerman, Ugorski)

CD 4: 12 Etudes op. 10 & 24, Barcarole, Berceuse (Pollini)

CD 5: Mazurkas 1 (Ashkenazy)

CD 6: Mazurkas 2 (Ashkenazy)

CD 7: Nocturnes nos. 1 – 11 (Pires)

CD 8: Nocturnes nos. 12 – 22 (Pires)

CD 9: Polonaises nos. 1-7 (Pollini)

CD10: Andante spinato & Grand Polonaise op. 22 (Argerich)

Polonaises Nos. 8 – 16 etc. (Ugorski)

CD11: Impromptus Nos. 1-4 (Yundi Li), 26 Preludes (Blechacz)

CD12: 4 Scherzos, Rondos (Pollini, Zilberstein)

+ Tr. 8 Rondo op. 73: NEW RECORDING (Trifonov, Barbayan)

CD 13: Sonatas No. 2 B flat, No. 3 (Pollini), Sonata No. 1 (Zilberstein)

CD14: Variations (Ashkenazy, Vovka Ashkenazy)

CD15: Waltzes Nr. 1- 19 (NEW: Alice Sara Ott instead of Ashkenazy)

CD16: Chamber Works (Beaux Arts Trio, Argerich/Rostropovich)

Grand Duo concertant (NEW RECORDING: Gabriel Schwabe, cello/José Gallardo, piano)

CD17: 17 Songs op. posth. 74 (Szmytka, soprano/Martineau, piano)

BONUS:

CD 18: Seong-Jin Cho: Winner of the 17th Chopin Competition 2015

28 Preludes, Piano Sonata no. 2 (479 5332 6)

CD 19: 20 Great Chopin Pianists - NEW COMPILATION

(Historical Chopin Recordings: Czerny-Stefanska, Ashkenasy, Harasiewicz, Haas, Anda, Askenazy, Argerich, Richter, Karóly, Michelangeli, Cherkassky, Vásáry, Eschenbach, Gilels, Berman, Pogorelich, Barenboim, Horowitz, Bunin, Pletnev)

CD 20: The Younger Generation - NEW COMPILATION

(Lisiecki, Trifonov, Blechacz, Grosvenor, Grimaud, Yundi Li, Lang Lang, Ott / Arnalds, Wang, Wunder),

1 DVD: Rubinstein plays Chopin (Scherzo no. 3, Piano Concerto no. 2 – LSO / Previn)