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IDIL BIRET 20TH CENTURY PIANO EDITION (15-CD Box Set)

“We are in the presence of one of the greatest virtuosos of our time. I do not see in her generation any other pianist who possesses an equal mastery of the keyboard, in the service of such a mature mind so rich in imagination.” – Marc Pincherle, Nouvelle Litteraires (France) 1959



Disc 1

Bartók, Béla

  Román népi táncok (Romanian Folk Dances), BB 68
1.   No. 1. Bot - tanc (Stick Dance) 00:01:04
2.   No. 2. Braul (Belt Dance) 00:00:28
3.   No. 3. Topogo (The Stomper) 00:00:47
4.   No. 4. Bucsumi tanc (Bucsumi Dance) 00:00:44
5.   No. 5. Roman polka (Romanian Polka) 00:00:28
6.   No. 6. Aprozo (Quick Dance) 00:00:59
  Suite, Op. 14, BB 70
7.   I. Allegretto 00:01:42
8.   II. Scherzo 00:01:31
9.   III. Allegro molto 00:02:02
10.   IV. Sostenuto 00:03:09
  Mikrokosmos, BB 105, Vol. 6: Nos. 148-153. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm
11.   Mikrokosmos, BB 105, Vol. 6: Nos. 148 - 153. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm 00:08:35
  Allegro barbaro, BB 63
12.   Allegro barbaro, BB 63 00:02:31
  Piano Concerto No. 2, BB 101
13.   I. Allegro 00:10:05
14.   II. Adagio - Più adagio - Presto 00:14:04
15.   III. Allegro molto 00:06:47
  2 Elegies, Op. 8b, BB 49
16.   No. 1. Grave 00:07:10
17.   No. 2. Molto adagio sempre rubato 00:07:37


Disc 2

Prokofiev, Sergey

  Piano Sonata No. 2 in D Minor, Op. 14
1.   I. Allegro, ma non troppo - Più mosso - Tempo primo 00:06:31
2.   II. Scherzo: Allegro marcato 00:02:00
3.   III. Andante 00:05:42
4.   IV. Vivace - Moderato - Vivace 00:04:26
  Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83
5.   I. Allegro inquieto - Poco meno - Andantino 00:08:26
6.   II. Andante caloroso - Poco più animato - più largamente - Un poco agitato 00:07:09
7.   III. Precipitato 00:03:37
  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
8.   I. Andante - Allegro 00:10:10
9.   II. Tema con variazioni 00:09:52
10.   III. Allegro ma non troppo 00:11:19


Disc 3

Stravinsky, Igor

  The Firebird (version for piano)
1.   Introduction 00:03:53
2.   The Enchanted Garden of Kastchei 00:02:49
3.   Appearance of the Firebird, Pursued by Prince Ivan 00:02:25
4.   Dance of the Firebird 00:01:44
5.   Capture of the Firebird by Prince Ivan 00:01:00
6.   Supplication of the Firebird 00:06:46
7.   Appearance of the Thirteen Enchanted Princesses 00:03:07
8.   The Princesses' Game with the Golden Apples 00:02:46
9.   Sudden Appearance of Prince Ivan 00:01:31
10.   Khorovod (Round Dance) of the Princesses 00:04:43
11.   Daybreak - Prince Ivan Enters Kastchei's Palace 00:02:01
12.   Magic Carillon - Appearance of Kastchei's Monster Guardians - Capture of Prince Ivan 00:02:59
13.   Arrival of Kastchei the Immortal - Dialogue of Kastchei and Prince Ivan - Intercession… 00:03:33
14.   Appearance of the Firebird 00:00:35
15.   Dance of Kastchei's Retinue, Enchanted by the Firebird 00:00:52
16.   Infernal Dance of All Kastchei's Subjects 00:05:21
17.   Lullaby (The Firebird) 00:02:49
18.   Kastchei's Death 00:01:44
19.   Disappearance of Kastchei's Palace and Magical Creations - Return to Life of the Petrified Knights… 00:04:10
  Les 5 doigts (The 5 Fingers)
20.   Les 5 doigts (The 5 Fingers) 00:07:38
  3 Movements from Petrushka
21.   No. 1. Danse russe (Russian Dance) 00:02:46
22.   No. 2. Chez Petrouchka (Petrushka's Cell) 00:04:30
23.   No. 3. La semaine grasse (The Shrove - tide Fair) 00:09:05


Disc 4

Boulez, Pierre

  Piano Sonata No. 1
1.   I. Lent - Beaucoup plus allant 00:04:33
2.   II. Assez large - Rapide 00:05:51
  Piano Sonata No. 2
3.   I. Extrêmement rapide - Encore plus vif 00:05:29
4.   II. Lent 00:09:12
5.   III. Modéré, presque vif 00:02:05
6.   IV. Vif - Très modéré… Très librement… 00:10:42
  Piano Sonata No. 3, Formant 2: Trope
7.   Glose 00:02:12
8.   Texte 00:01:22
9.   Parenthèse 00:03:12
10.   Commentaire 00:03:29
11.   Piano Sonata No. 3, Formant 3: Constellation - Miroir 00:15:42


Disc 5

Ligeti, György

  Études, Book 1
1.   No. 1. Désordre 00:02:55
2.   No. 2. Cordes à vide 00:04:36
3.   No. 3. Touches bloquées 00:02:34
4.   No. 4. Fanfares 00:04:08
5.   No. 5. Arc - en - ciel 00:03:38
6.   No. 6. Automne à Varsovie 00:05:39
  Études, Book 2
7.   No. 7. Galamb Borong 00:03:29
8.   No. 8. Fém 00:03:40
9.   No. 9. Vertige 00:03:55
10.   No. 10. Der Zauberlehrling 00:02:12
11.   No. 11. En suspens 00:02:44
12.   No. 12. Entrelacs 00:03:19
13.   No. 13. L'escalier du diable 00:06:51
14.   No. 14. Coloana infinitå 00:02:00
15.   No. 14a. Coloana fara sfârsit 00:02:07


Disc 6

Berg, Alban

  Piano Sonata, Op. 1
1.   Piano Sonata, Op. 1 00:16:55

Webern, Anton

  Variations for Piano, Op. 27
2.   I. Sehr mässig 00:02:27
3.   II. Sehr schnell 00:00:39
4.   III. Ruhig fliessend 00:04:43

Schoenberg, Arnold

  Piano Concerto, Op. 42
5.   Piano Concerto, Op. 42 00:21:21

Castiglioni, Niccolò

  Cangianti
6.   Cangianti 00:10:20

Brouwer, Leo

  Sonata Pian e Forte
7.   Sonata Pian e Forte 00:09:15

Mimaroğlu, İlhan
Mimaroğlu, İlhan, lyricist(s)

  Session
8.   Session 00:10:38


Disc 7

Hindemith, Paul

  Konzertmusik, Op. 49
1.   I. Ruhig gehende Viertel 00:06:51
2.   II. Lebhaft 00:06:05
3.   III. Sehr ruhig, Variationen 00:07:37
4.   IV. Mäßig schnell, kraftvoll 00:08:01
  Theme and Variations, "The 4 Temperaments"
5.   Theme 00:06:38
6.   Variation 1: Melancholisch 00:06:22
7.   Variation 2: Sanguinisch 00:06:24
8.   Variation 3: Phlegmatisch 00:05:40
9.   Variation 4: Cholerisch 00:06:26


Disc 8

Hindemith, Paul

  Klaviermusik mit Orchester, Op. 29
1.   I. Einleitung: Maßige schnelle Halbe - 00:02:30
2.   II. Sehr lebhafte Halbe - 00:03:18
3.   III. Trio: Basso ostinato - Langsame Viertel, nur sehr wenig Ausdruck - 00:07:27
4.   IV. Finale: Bewegte Halbe 00:06:20
  Kammermusik No. 2, Op. 36, No. 1
5.   I. Sehr lebhafte Achtel 00:03:25
6.   II. Sehr langsame Achtel 00:12:01
7.   III. Kleines Potpourri: Sehr lebhafte Viertel 00:01:48
8.   IV. Finale: Schnelle Viertel 00:06:17
  Piano Concerto
9.   I. Maßig schnell 00:10:14
10.   II. Langsam 00:10:46
11.   III. Medley, "Tre Fontane" 00:11:47


Disc 9

Scriabin, Alexander

  Piano Sonata No. 10 in C Major, Op. 70
1.   Piano Sonata No. 10 in C Major, Op. 70 00:11:50
  5 Preludes, Op. 74
2.   5 Preludes, Op. 74 00:06:21

Myaskovsky, Nikolay Yakovlevich

  Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 13
3.   Piano Sonata No. 2 in F - Sharp Minor, Op. 13 00:12:13
  Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 19
4.   Piano Sonata No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 19 00:12:55

Shostakovich, Dmitry

  Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op. 102
5.   I. Allegro 00:07:34
6.   II. Andante 00:05:50
7.   III. Allegro 00:05:45

Boucourechliev, André

  Archipel 4, Op. 10
8.   Archipel 4, Op. 10 00:13:13


Disc 10

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Kempff, Wilhelm, arranger(s)

  18 Chorales, BWV 651-668, "Leipziger Chorale": Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
1.   18 Chorales, BWV 651 - 668, "Leipziger Chorale": Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:04:50
  Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, BWV 307 - Nun freut euch, BWV 734 (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
2.   Es ist gewisslich an der Zeit, BWV 307 - Nun freut euch, BWV 734 (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:02:59
  Flute Sonata in E-Flat Major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
3.   Flute Sonata in E - Flat Major, BWV 1031: II. Siciliano (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:02:49
  Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
4.   Herzlich tut mich verlangen, BWV 727 (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:02:34
  Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Chorale: Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring) (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
5.   Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Chorale: Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring) (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:03:07
  In dulci jubilo, BWV 751 (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
6.   In dulci jubilo, BWV 751 (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:01:43
  Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29: Sinfonia (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
7.   Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir, BWV 29: Sinfonia (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:04:20

Handel, George Frideric
Kempff, Wilhelm, arranger(s)

  Keyboard Suite No. 1 in B-Flat Major, HWV 434: IV. Minuet (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
8.   Keyboard Suite No. 1 in B - Flat Major, HWV 434: IV. Minuet (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:03:13

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Kempff, Wilhelm, arranger(s)

  6 Schübler Chorales, BWV 645-650: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
9.   6 Schübler Chorales, BWV 645 - 650: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:04:28
  Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
10.   Keyboard Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056: II. Largo (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:03:42
  Das Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599-644: Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
11.   Das Orgelbüchlein, BWV 599 - 644: Ich ruf' zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ, BWV 639 (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:02:46

Gluck, Christoph Willibald
Kempff, Wilhelm, arranger(s)

  Orphée et Eurydice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
12.   Orphée et Eurydice, Act II: Dance of the Blessed Spirits (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:04:45

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Kempff, Wilhelm, arranger(s)

  Pastorale variée, K. Anh. 209b (arr. W. Kempff for piano)
13.   Pastorale variée, K. Anh. 209b (arr. W. Kempff for piano) 00:05:58

Kempff, Wilhelm

  Italian Suite, Op. 68
14.   I. Invocation 00:03:28
15.   II. Pastorale 00:02:35
16.   III. Lamento 00:03:40
17.   IV. Notturno 00:05:38
  Piano Sonata, Op. 47
18.   I. Praeambulum 00:07:02
19.   II. Scherzo 00:01:49
20.   III. Introduzione e Toccata 00:06:21


Disc 11

Ravel, Maurice

  Miroirs
1.   No. 1. Noctuelles 00:04:26
2.   No. 2. Oiseaux tristes 00:04:28
3.   No. 3. Une barque sur l'océan 00:06:16
4.   No. 4. Alborada del gracioso 00:06:59
5.   No. 5. La vallée des cloches 00:07:22
  Gaspard de la nuit
6.   I. Ondine 00:06:34
7.   II. Le gibet 00:07:07
8.   III. Scarbo 00:09:07
  La valse (version for piano solo)
9.   La valse (version for piano solo) 00:13:36


Disc 12

Fauré, Gabriel

  Nocturne No. 13 in B Minor, Op. 119
1.   Nocturne No. 13 in B Minor, Op. 119 00:08:30

Ravel, Maurice

  Le tombeau de Couperin (version for piano)
2.   No. 1. Prélude 00:02:56
3.   No. 2. Fugue 00:03:33
4.   No. 3. Forlane 00:06:34
5.   No. 4. Rigaudon 00:03:26
6.   No. 5. Menuet 00:05:30
7.   No. 6. Toccata 00:03:29

Debussy, Claude

  Children's Corner
8.   Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum 00:02:20
9.   Jimbo's Lullaby (Berceuse des éléphants) 00:03:53
10.   Serenade for the Doll (Sérénade à la poupée) 00:02:27
11.   The Snow is Dancing 00:02:50
12.   The Little Shepherd 00:02:49
13.   Golliwogg's Cake - walk 00:03:09
  Images, Book 1: No. 1. Reflets dans l'eau - No. 2. Hommage à Rameau
14.   Images, Book 1: No. 1. Reflets dans l'eau - No. 2. Hommage à Rameau 00:12:57

Françaix, Jean

  Piano Sonata
15.   I. Prélude: Allegrissimo 00:01:42
16.   II. Elégie: Andantino con moto 00:02:57
17.   III. Scherzo: Vivace 00:00:58
18.   IV. Toccata: Allegretto 00:02:25


Disc 13

Saygun, Ahmet Adnan

  Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 34
1.   I. Deciso - Moderato - Vivo - Animato - Meno mosso - Cadenza: Rubato - Deciso - Moderato - Vivo - Molto vivo 00:16:05
2.   II. Andante con moto - Sostenuto - Tempo primo 00:07:38
3.   III. Allegro assai 00:04:48
  12 Preludes on Aksak Rhythms, Op. 45
4.   Prelude No. 1 00:01:58
5.   Prelude No. 2: Vivo 00:01:28
6.   Prelude No. 3 00:01:32
7.   Prelude No. 4 00:03:13
8.   Prelude No. 5: Pesante 00:01:48
9.   Prelude No. 6: Molto vivo 00:01:08
10.   Prelude No. 7: Moderato - Molto vivo 00:02:22
11.   Prelude No. 8 00:03:55
12.   Prelude No. 9: Presto - Largo - Tempo I 00:01:50
13.   Prelude No. 10 00:02:29
14.   Prelude No. 11: Allegro 00:00:44
15.   Prelude No. 12: Vivo 00:01:28

Erkin, Ulvi Cemal

  Piano Concerto
16.   Piano Concerto 00:23:49


Disc 14

Pars, Ateş

  Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 64
1.   I. Allegro 00:11:55
2.   II. Larghetto 00:06:57
3.   III. Allegro 00:10:38
  Viola Sonata, Op. 57
4.   I. Allegretto 00:07:10
5.   II. Larghetto espressivo 00:04:27
6.   III. Allegro 00:05:24

Tippett, Michael

  Piano Concerto
7.   I. Allegro non troppo 00:15:18
8.   II. Molto lento e tranquillo 00:07:27
9.   III. Vivace 00:08:01


Disc 15

Fırat, Ertuğrul Oğuz

  Ferenc Liszt'i Anis-Öngörülü Ama Erinçsiz Bir Insan Için Yakaris, Op. 77 (A Tribute to Franz Liszt, "An Appeal for a Visionary But Restless Man")
1.   Ferenc Liszt'i Anis - Öngörülü Ama Erinçsiz Bir Insan Için Yakaris, Op. 77 (A Tribute to Franz Liszt, "An Appeal for a Visionary But Restless Man") 00:16:12
  6 Movements for Piano, Op. 86
2.   I. Ecstatic Black Sea Fisherman 00:06:28
3.   II. Scorpion Wedding 00:07:26
4.   III. The Wind and the Rose 00:03:46
5.   IV. On the Frontier of the Unknown 00:07:37
6.   V. Waiting for the Barbarians: Allegro barbaro 00:07:40
7.   VI. Delana's Lament 00:18:05

Total Playing Time: 17:40:07






Composer(s):
Bach, Johann Sebastian; Bartók, Béla; Berg, Alban; Boucourechliev, André; Boulez, Pierre; Brouwer, Leo; Castiglioni, Niccolò; Debussy, Claude; Erkin, Ulvi Cemal; Fauré, Gabriel; Fırat, Ertuğrul Oğuz; Françaix, Jean; Gluck, Christoph Willibald; Handel, George Frideric; Hindemith, Paul; Kempff, Wilhelm; Ligeti, György; Mimaroğlu, İlhan; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Myaskovsky, Nikolay Yakovlevich; Pars, Ateş; Prokofiev, Sergey; Ravel, Maurice; Saygun, Ahmet Adnan; Schoenberg, Arnold; Scriabin, Alexander; Shostakovich, Dmitry; Stravinsky, Igor; Tippett, Michael; Webern, Anton

Lyricist(s):
Mimaroğlu, İlhan

Arranger(s):
Kempff, Wilhelm

Conductor(s):
Carewe, John; Davis, Andrew; Geretz, Arpad; Guschlbauer, Theodor; Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim; Saygun, Ahmet Adnan; Shimada, Toshiyuki; Tüzün, Burak; Wilson, Dorian

Orchestra(s):
Antalya Symphony Orchestra; BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Colonne Orchestre; Lausanne Chamber Orchestra; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Orchestre National de France; Presidential Symphony Orchestra; West German Radio Symphony Orchestra; Yale Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Biret, Idil; Brouwer, Leo; Coates, Olivia; Güneş, Ruşen; Lane, Chelsea

Label: Idil Biret Archive

Genre: Chamber Music; Concerto; Instrumental; Orchestral

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.501504

Barcode: 730099150446

Boxset: 8.501303

Physical Release: 05/2016

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