Ohlsson: Chopin - The Complete Works (16 CD box set, FLAC)
Ohlsson: Chopin - The Complete Works (16 CD box set, FLAC)

Performer: Carter Brey, Elizabeth Mann, Garrick Ohlsson, Leila Josefowicz
Orchestra: Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Kazimierz Kord
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Audio CD
SPARS Code: DDD
Number of Discs: 16 CD box set
Format: FLAC (image+cue)
Label: Hyperion
Size: 3.41 GB
Recovery: +3%
Scan: yes

Disc: 1
01. Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4, CT. 201: Allegro maestoso
02. Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4, CT. 201: Menuetto
03. Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4, CT. 201: Larghetto
04. Piano Sonata No. 1 in C minor, Op. 4, CT. 201: Presto
05. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202: Grave – Doppio movimento
06. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202: Scherzo
07. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202: Marche funèbre
08. Piano Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 35, CT. 202: Presto
09. Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, CT. 203: Allegro maestoso
10. Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, CT. 203: Scherzo. Molto vivace
11. Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, CT. 203: Largo
12. Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, CT. 203: Finale. Presto non tanto

Disc: 2
01. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 1 in C major. Agitato
02. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 2 in A minor. Lento
03. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 3 in G major. Vivace
04. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 4 in E minor. Largo
05. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 5 in D major. Allegro molto
06. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 6 in B minor. Lento assai
07. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 7 in A major. Andantino
08. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 8 in F sharp minor. Molto agitato
09. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 9 in E major. Largo
10. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 10 in C sharp minor. Allegro molto
11. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 11 in B major. Vivace
12. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 12 in G sharp minor. Presto
13. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 13 in F sharp major. Lento
14. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 14 in E flat minor. Allegro
15. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 15 in D flat major. Sostenuto
16. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 16 in B flat minor. Presto con fuoco
17. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 17 in A flat major. Allegretto
18. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 18 in F minor. Allegro molto
19. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 19 in E flat major. Vivace
20. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 20 in C minor. Largo
21. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 21 in B flat major. Cantabile
22. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 22 in G minor. Molto agitato
23. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 23 in F major. Moderato
24. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 24 in D minor. Allegro appassionato
25. Preludes (24) for piano, Op. 28, CT. 166-189: No. 14 in E flat minor (alternative tempo). Largo
26. Prelude for piano No. 26 in A flat major (‘Presto con leggerezza’), KK IVb/7, CT. 191 (B. 86)
27. Prelude for piano No. 25 in C sharp minor, Op. 45, CT. 190
28. Ecossaise for piano No. 2 in G major, Op. 72/2, CT. 12
29. Fugue for piano in A minor, KK IVc/2 (B. 144)
30. Rondo for piano in C minor, Op. 1, CT. 192
31. Rondo à la Mazur for piano in F major, Op. 5. CT. 193

Disc: 3
01. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 1 in C major
02. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 2 in A minor
03. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 3 in E major
04. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 4 in C sharp minor
05. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 5 in G flat major
06. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 6 in E flat minor
07. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 7 in C major
08. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 8 in F major
09. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 9 in F minor
10. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 10 in A flat major
11. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 11 in E flat major
12. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 10, CT. 14-25: No. 12 in C minor
13. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 1 in A flat major
14. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 2 in F minor
15. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 3 in F major
16. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 4 in A minor
17. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 5 in E minor
18. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 6 in G sharp minor
19. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 7 in C sharp minor
20. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 8 in D flat major
21. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 9 in G flat major
22. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 10 in B minor
23. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 11 in A minor
24. Etudes (12) for piano, Op. 25, CT. 26-37: No. 12 in C minor
25. Trois nouvelles études, for piano, KK IIb/3, CT. 38-40 (B. 130): No. 1 in F minor
26. Trois nouvelles études, for piano, KK IIb/3, CT. 38-40 (B. 130): No. 2 in D flat major
27. Trois nouvelles études, for piano, KK IIb/3, CT. 38-40 (B. 130): No. 3 in A flat major

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Disc: 4
01. Fantasy for piano in F minor/A flat major, Op. 49, C. 42
02. Ballade for piano No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23, CT. 2
03. Ballade for piano No. 2 in F major, Op. 38, CT. 3
04. Ballade for piano No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47, CT. 4
05. Ballade for piano No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52, CT. 5
06. Introduction in C minor and Rondo in E flat major for piano, Op. 16, CT. 195
07. Rondo for 2 pianos (or solo piano) in C major, Op. 73, CT. 196

Disc: 5
01. Scherzo for piano No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20, CT. 197
02. Scherzo for piano No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 31, CT. 198
03. Scherzo for piano No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39, CT. 199
04. Scherzo for piano No. 4 in E major, Op. 54, CT. 200
05. Variation on the March from Bellini’s I Puritani, for piano in E major (No. 6 of collaborative work ‘Hexaméron’), KK IIb/2, CT. 230
06. Introduction and variations on a German Air (‘Der Schweizerbub’) for piano in E major, KK. IVa/4, CT. 227 (B. 14)
07. Variations brillantes on ‘Je vends des scapulaires’ from Hérold’s Ludovic, for piano in B flat major, Op. 12, CT. 226
08. Allegro de concert for piano in A major, Op. 46, CT. 1

Disc: 6
01. Polonaise for piano in G minor, KK IIa/1, CT. 161 (B. 1)
02. Polonaise for piano in B flat major, KK IVa/1, CT. 160 (B. 3)
03. Polonaise for piano in A flat major, KK IVa/2, CT. 162 (B. 5)
04. Polonaise for piano in G sharp minor, KK IVa/3, CT. 163 (B. 6)
05. Polonaise for piano in B flat minor, KK IVa/5, CT. 164 (B. 13)
06. Polonaise for piano in G flat major, KK IV/a8, CT. 165 (B. 36)
07. Polonaises (3) for piano, Op. 71, CT. 157-159: No. 1 in D minor
08. Polonaises (3) for piano, Op. 71, CT. 157-159: No. 2 in B flat major
09. Polonaises (3) for piano, Op. 71, CT. 157-159: No. 3 in F minor
10. Polonaises (2) for piano, Op. 26, CT. 150-151: No. 1 in C sharp minor
11. Polonaises (2) for piano, Op. 26, CT. 150-151: No. 2 in E flat minor

Disc: 7
01. Polonaises (2) for piano, Op. 40, CT. 152-153: No. 1 in A major
02. Polonaises (2) for piano, Op. 40, CT. 152-153: No. 2 in C minor
03. Polonaise for piano No. 5 in F sharp minor, Op. 44, CT. 154
04. Polonaise for piano No. 6 in A flat major (‘Héroique’), Op. 53, CT. 155
05. Polonaise-fantasy for piano No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61, CT. 156
06. Bolero for piano in C major/A major, Op. 19, CT. 8
07. Tarantelle for piano in A flat major, Op. 43, CT. 205
08. Impromptu for piano in A flat major, Op. 29, CT. 43
09. Impromptu for piano in F sharp major, Op. 36, CT. 44
10. Impromptu for piano in G flat major, Op. 51, CT. 45
11. Fantasy-Impromptu for piano in C sharp minor, Op. 66, CT. 46

Disc: 8
01. Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 9, CT. 108-110: No. 1 in B flat minor
02. Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 9, CT. 108-110: No. 2 in E flat major
03. Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 9, CT. 108-110: No. 3 in B major
04. Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 15, CT. 111-113: No. 1 in F major
05. Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 15, CT. 111-113: No. 2 in F sharp major
06. Nocturnes (3) for piano, Op. 15, CT. 111-113: No. 3 in G minor
07. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 27, CT. 114-115: No. 1 in C sharp minor
08. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 27, CT. 114-115: No. 2 in D flat major
09. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 32, CT. 116-117: No. 1 in B major
10. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 32, CT. 116-117: No. 2 in A flat major
11. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 37, CT. 118-119: No. 1 in G minor
12. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 37, CT. 118-119: No. 2 in G major

Disc: 9
01. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 48, CT. 120-121: No. 1 in C minor
02. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 48, CT. 120-121: No. 2 in F sharp minor
03. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 55, CT. 122-123: No. 1 in F minor
04. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 55, CT. 122-123: No.2 in F sharp minor
05. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 62, CT. 124-125: No. 1 in B major
06. Nocturnes (2) for piano, Op. 62, CT. 124-125: No. 2 in E major
07. Nocturne for piano No. 19 in E minor, Op. 72/1, CT. 126
08. Nocturne for piano in C minor, KK IVb/8, CT. 128 (B. 108)
09. Nocturne for piano No. 20 in C sharp minor, KK IVa/16, CT. 127 (B. 49)
10. Cantabile for piano in B flat major, KK. IVb/6, CT. 9 (B. 84)
11. Mazurka for piano in D major, KK IVb/2
12. Largo for piano in E flat major, KK IVb/5, CT. 49 (B. 109)
13. Variations for piano in A major (‘Souvenir de Paganini’), KK IVa/10, CT. 229 (B. 37) (spurious)
14. Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op. 57, CT. 7
15. Barcarolle for piano in F sharp major, Op. 60, CT. 6

Disc: 10
01. Waltz for piano No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 18, CT. 207
02. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 34, CT. 208-210: No. 1 in A flat major
03. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 34, CT. 208-210: No. 2 in A minor
04. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 34, CT. 208-210: No. 3 in F major
05. Waltz for piano No. 5 in A flat major, Op. 42, CT. 211
06. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 64, CT. 212-214: No. 1 in D flat major
07. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 64, CT. 212-214: No. 2 in C sharp minor
08. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 64, CT. 212-214: No. 3 in A flat major
09. Waltzes (2) for piano, Op. 69, CT. 215-216: No. 1 in A flat major
10. Waltzes (2) for piano, Op. 69, CT. 215-216: No. 2 in B minor
11. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 70, CT. 217-219: No. 1 in G flat major
12. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 70, CT. 217-219: No. 2 in F minor
13. Waltzes (3) for piano, Op. 70, CT. 217-219: No. 3 in D flat major
14. Waltz for piano in A flat major, KK IVa/13, CT. 221 (B. 21)
15. Waltz for piano in E major, KK IVa/12, CT. 220 (B. 44)
16. Waltz for piano in E minor, KK IVa/15, CT. 222 (B. 56)
17. Waltz for piano in A minor, KK IVb/11, CT. 224 (B. 150)
18. Waltz for piano in E flat major, KK IVb/10, CT. 223
19. Waltz for piano in E flat major (spurious), KK IVa/14 (B. 46)
20. Waltz for piano in F sharp minor (‘Valse mélancolique’), KK Ib/7
21. Contredanse for piano in G flat major, KK. Anh.Ia/4 (B. 84) (spurious)
22. Ecossaises (3) for piano, Op. 72/3, CT. 11-13: No. 1 in D major
23. Ecossaises (3) for piano, Op. 72/3, CT. 11-13: No. 2 in G major
24. Ecossaises (3) for piano, Op. 72/3, CT. 11-13: No. 3 in D flat major

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Disc: 11
01. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 6, CT. 51-54: No. 1 in F sharp minor
02. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 6, CT. 51-54: No. 2 in C sharp minor
03. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 6, CT. 51-54: No. 3 in E major
04. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 6, CT. 51-54: No. 4 in E flat minor
05. Mazurkas (5) for piano, Op. 7, CT. 56-59: No. 1 in B flat major
06. Mazurkas (5) for piano, Op. 7, CT. 56-59: No. 2 in A minor
07. Mazurkas (5) for piano, Op. 7, CT. 56-59: No. 3 in F minor
08. Mazurkas (5) for piano, Op. 7, CT. 56-59: No. 4 in A flat major
09. Mazurkas (5) for piano, Op. 7, CT. 56-59: No. 5 in C major
10. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 17, CT. 60-63: No. 1 in B flat major
11. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 17, CT. 60-63: No. 2 in E minor
12. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 17, CT. 60-63: No. 3 in A flat major
13. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 17, CT. 60-63: No. 4 in A minor
14. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 24, CT. 64-67: No. 1 in G minor
15. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 24, CT. 64-67: No. 2 in C major
16. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 24, CT. 64-67: No. 3 in A flat major
17. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 24, CT. 64-67: No. 4 in B flat minor
18. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 30, CT. 68-71: No. 1 in C minor
19. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 30, CT. 68-71: No. 2 in B minor
20. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 30, CT. 68-71: No. 3 in D flat major
21. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 30, CT. 68-71: No. 4 in C sharp minor
22. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 33, CT. 72-75: No. 1 in G sharp minor
23. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 33, CT. 72-75: No. 2 in D major
24. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 33, CT. 72-75: No. 3 in C major
25. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 33, CT. 72-75: No. 4 in B minor
26. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 41, CT. 76-79: No. 1 in E minor
27. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 41, CT. 76-79: No. 2 in B major
28. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 41, CT. 76-79: No. 3 in A flat major
29. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 41, CT. 76-79: No. 4 in C sharp minor

Disc: 12
01. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 50, CT. 80-82: No. 1 in G major
02. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 50, CT. 80-82: No. 2 in A flat major
03. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 50, CT. 80-82: No. 3 in C sharp minor
04. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 56, CT. 83-85: No. 1 in B major
05. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 56, CT. 83-85: No. 2 in C major
06. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 56, CT. 83-85: No. 3 in C minor
07. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 59, CT. 86-88: No. 1 in A minor
08. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 59, CT. 86-88: No. 2 in A flat major
09. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 59, CT. 86-88: No. 3 in F sharp minor
10. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 63, CT. 89-91: No. 1 in B major
11. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 63, CT. 89-91: No. 2 in F minor
12. Mazurkas (3) for piano, Op. 63, CT. 89-91: No. 3 in C sharp minor
13. Mazurka for piano in A minor (‘à Émile Gaillard’), KK IIb/5, CT. 106 (B. 140)
14. Mazurka for piano in A minor (‘Notre temps’), KK IIb/4, CT. 105 (B. 134)
15. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 67, CT. 92-95: No. 1 in G major
16. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 67, CT. 92-95: No. 2 in G minor
17. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 67, CT. 92-95: No. 3 in C major
18. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 67, CT. 92-95: No. 4 in A minor
19. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 68, CT. 96-99: No. 1 in C major
20. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 68, CT. 96-99: No. 2 in A minor
21. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 68, CT. 96-99: No. 3 in F major
22. Mazurkas (4) for piano, Op. 68, CT. 96-99: No. 4 in F minor
23. Mazurka for piano in B flat major, KK IIa/3
24. Mazurka for piano in G major, KK II/2, CT. 100 (B. 16/1)
25. Work(s): Mazurka in D major, KK Anh.Ia/1
26. Mazurka for piano in B flat major, KK IVb/1, CT. 103 (B. 73)
27. Mazurka for piano in C major, KK IVb/3 (B. 82)
28. Mazurka for piano in A flat major, KK IVb/4, CT. 104 (B. 85)

Disc: 13
01. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21, CT. 48: Maestoso
02. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21, CT. 48: Larghetto
03. Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21, CT. 48: Allegro vivace
04. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: Allegro maestoso
05. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: Romance. Larghetto
06. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, CT. 47: Rondo. Vivace

Disc: 14
01. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Introduction.
02. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Theme. Allegretto
03. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Variation 1. Brillante
04. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Variation 2. Veloce ma
05. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Variation 3
06. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Variation 4
07. Variations on ‘La ci darem’ from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, for piano & orchestra in B flat major, Op. 2, CT. 225: Variation 5. Adagio
08. Fantasy on Polish Airs for piano & orchestra in A major, Op. 13, CT. 41
09. Rondo à la krakowiak for piano & orchestra in F major, Op. 14, CT. 194
10. Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise for piano & orchestra, Op. 22: Andante spianato
11. Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise for piano & orchestra, Op. 22: Grande Polonaise

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Disc: 15
01. Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 65, CT. 204: Allegro moderato
02. Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 65, CT. 204: Scherzo. Allegro con brio
03. Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 65, CT. 204: Largo
04. Sonata for cello & piano in G minor, Op. 65, CT. 204: Finale. Allegro
05. Introduction and Polonaise brillante for cello & piano in C major, Op. 3, CT. 148
06. Grand Duo on themes from Meyerbeer’s Robert le diable for cello & piano in E major, KK IIb/1, CT. 10 (B. 70)
07. Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 8, CT. 206: Allegro con fuoco
08. Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 8, CT. 206: Scherzo. Con moto, ma non troppo
09. Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 8, CT. 206: Adagio sostenuto
10. Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 8, CT. 206: Finale. Allegretto

Disc: 16
01. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 1 Zycenie (The Maiden’s Wish)
02. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 2 Wiosna (Spring)
03. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 3 Smutna rzeka (Sad river)
04. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 4 Hulanka (Drinking song)
05. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 5 Gdzie lubi (There where she loves)
06. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 6 Precz z moich oczu! (Out of my sight!)
07. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 7 Posel (The messenger)
08. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 8 Sliczny chlopiec (Handsome lad), Op. 74 No. 8 Listen
09. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 9 Melodya
10. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 10 Wojak (The warrior)
11. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 11 Dwojaki koniec (The double end)
12. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 12 Moja pieszczotka (My darling)
13. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 13 Nie ma czego trzeba (Faded and vanished)
14. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 14 Pierscien (The ring)
15. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 15 Narzeczony (The Bridegroom)
16. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 16 Piosnka Litewska (Lithuanian song)
17. Songs (17) for voice & piano, Op. 74, CT. 129-145: No. 17 Spiew grobowy (Hymn from the tomb)
18. Czary (Charms), song for voice & piano, KK. IVa/11, CT 146 (B. 51)
19. Dumka (Reverie), song for voice & piano, KK. IVb/9, CT 147 (B. 132)
20. Variations on ‘Non più mesta’ from Rossini’s La Cenerentola, for flute & piano in E major, KK Anh.Ia/5 (B. 9) (spurious)

Truly sublime.

Chopin is considered one of the finest composers in history for a reason; his music has a certain melancholy that resonates, without becoming depressing and forlorn to the point of misery or hopelessness. For those inclined, it speaks deeply about the human condition and gives a great deal of reason for reflection. Ohlsson leaves you wondering how one could possibly present Chopin with more passion, beauty, and precision. Outstanding in every sense of the word. I’ll repeat what many reviewers have already said: this truly is the ultimate Chopin collection. Not only does the set truly encompass the works of Chopin, Ohlsson gives an absolutely masterful presentation while lending a continuity that makes it simply irresistible. I’ve spent many many hours reading and/or thinking with this set in the background and my subconscious, or just listening for the sake of appreciating it at face value. I can honestly say that this compilation has a permanent place in the short list of my most prized possessions. Despite the price, you will absolutely not be disappointed. Both with respect to Chopin as well as Ohlsson’s rendering of him, humanity rarely rises to this level.

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