Autograph - Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

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  1. Prelude, transcription for piano in B minor (after Bach, BWV 855)
  2. Romances sans paroles (3) for piano, Op. 17: No. 3. Andante moderato
  3. Les Sauvages, for harpsichord in G minor (Nouvelles suites)
  4. Dance of the Blessed Spirits, transcription for piano (after Gluck)
  5. Prelude for piano No.1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2
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  1. Prelude, transcription for piano in B minor (after Bach, BWV 855)
  2. Romances sans paroles (3) for piano, Op. 17: No. 3. Andante moderato
  3. Les Sauvages, for harpsichord in G minor (Nouvelles suites)
  4. Dance of the Blessed Spirits, transcription for piano (after Gluck)
  5. Prelude for piano No.1 in C sharp minor ("The Bells of Moscow"), Op. 3/2
  6. Nocturne, for cello & small orchestra (or piano) in D minor, Op. 19/4
  7. Bryllupsdag pĺ Troldhaugen (Wedding Day at Troldhaugen), lyric piece for piano, Op. 65/6
  8. Valse triste, for orchestra (from Kuolema), Op. 44/1
  9. Prelude for piano in C sharp minor (for left hand alone), Op. 9/1
  10. Song Without Words for piano No. 32 in F sharp minor, Op. 67/2
  11. Waltz for piano No. 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
  12. Le Cygne (The Swan), transcription for piano after Saint-Saëns
  13. Le Tic-Toc-Choc, ou les Maillotins, for harpsichord (Pičces de clavecin, III, 18e ordre)
  14. Pičces posthumes (5), for piano: Feuillet d'album
  15. Sonata for keyboard in D minor, K. 141 (L. 422)
  16. Adagietto, transcription for piano (after Bizet, L'Arlésienne Suite No. 1)
  17. Adiós a Cuba, danza for piano
  18. Tourbillon, transcription for piano (after Georges Delerue, Le Tourbillon de la vie)
  19. Mélancolie, for piano, FP 105
  20. Paisajes, for piano: El lago
  21. Valse lente, for piano (written for insertion in the ballet "Paris-Magie")
  22. Gymnopedie for piano No. 3
  23. Andante, transcription for piano (after Bach, BWV 979)
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Despite all the somewhat hip graphics, this release from the new partnership of the venerable French label Erato and the revived Warner Classics imprint is at root a very old-fashioned type of album: a program of encores. Even some of the music might have been heard 50 or 75 years ago in a concert by one of the leading touring virtuosos of the day ...

Autograph 2013, Virgin Classics

UPC: 5099993413725

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