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BRAHMS, J.: Solo Piano Music and Piano Concertos (Complete) (Idil Biret Brahms Edition) (Biret, Polish National Radio Symphony, Wit) (16-CD Box Set)

    

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BRAHMS, J.: Solo Piano Music and Piano Concertos (Complete) (Idil Biret Brahms Edition) (Biret, Polish National Radio Symphony, Wit) (16-CD Box Set)

“This is the real complete solo piano music of Brahms.” DIAPASON France

“Through all 12+ hours of this colossal undertaking, Idil Biret’s playing is never less than excellent, and in many cases, hers deserve to be among the performances of choice.” AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE USA

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“When I heard Idil Biret play, I was fascinated, I had tears in my eyes.” ARTHUR RUBINSTEIN



Disc 1

Brahms, Johannes

  Piano Sonata No. 1 in C Major, Op. 1
1.   I. Allegro 00:10:05
2.   II. Andante (nach einem altdeutschen Minneliede) 00:05:39
3.   III. Scherzo: Allegro molto e con fuoco 00:05:53
4.   IV. Finale: Allegro con fuoco 00:07:15
  Piano Sonata No. 2 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 2
5.   I. Allegro non troppo, ma energico 00:05:54
6.   II. Andante con espressione 00:05:39
7.   III. Scherzo: Allegro 00:03:40
8.   IV. Finale: Introduzione (Sostenuto) - Allegro non troppo e rubato 00:10:24


Disc 2

Brahms, Johannes

  Piano Sonata No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 5
1.   I. Allegro maestoso 00:09:58
2.   II. Andante espressivo 00:10:13
3.   III. Scherzo: Allegro energico 00:04:31
4.   IV. Intermezzo: Andante molto 00:04:12
5.   V. Finale: Allegro moderato ma rubato 00:08:38
  Ballades, Op. 10
6.   No. 1 in D Minor: Andante 00:05:38
7.   No. 2 in D Major: Andante 00:05:25
8.   No. 3 in B Minor: Intermezzo: Allegro 00:03:54
9.   No. 4 in B Major: Andante con moto 00:09:49


Disc 3

Brahms, Johannes

  8 Piano Pieces, Op. 76
1.   No. 1. Capriccio in F - Sharp Minor 00:03:38
2.   No. 2. Capriccio in B Minor 00:03:23
3.   No. 3. Intermezzo in A - Flat Major 00:03:16
4.   No. 4. Intermezzo in B - Flat Major 00:03:18
5.   No. 5. Capriccio in C - Sharp Minor 00:03:20
6.   No. 6. Intermezzo in A Major 00:04:26
7.   No. 7. Intermezzo in A Minor 00:03:06
8.   No. 8. Capriccio in C Major 00:03:35
  2 Rhapsodies, Op. 79
9.   No. 1 in B Minor 00:07:56
10.   No. 2 in G Minor 00:06:26
  7 Fantasien, Op. 116
11.   No. 1. Capriccio in D Minor 00:02:41
12.   No. 2. Intermezzo in A Minor 00:03:19
13.   No. 3. Capriccio in G Minor 00:03:31
14.   No. 4. Intermezzo in E Major 00:04:26
15.   No. 5. Intermezzo in E Minor 00:03:01
16.   No. 6. Intermezzo in E Major 00:03:26
17.   No. 7. Capriccio in D Minor 00:02:25


Disc 4

Brahms, Johannes

  3 Intermezzi, Op. 117
1.   No. 1 in E - Flat Major: Andante moderato 00:05:19
2.   No. 2 in B - Flat Minor: Andante non troppo e con molto espressione 00:05:42
3.   No. 3 in C - Sharp Minor: Andante con moto 00:06:06
  6 Piano Pieces, Op. 118
4.   No. 1. Intermezzo in A Minor: Allegro non assai, ma molto appassionato 00:02:03
5.   No. 2. Intermezzo in A Major: Andante teneramente 00:05:18
6.   No. 3. Ballade in G Minor: Allegro energico 00:03:44
7.   No. 4. Intermezzo in F Minor: Allegretto un poco agitato 00:03:14
8.   No. 5. Romanze in F Major: Andante 00:04:01
9.   No. 6. Intermezzo in E - Flat Minor: Andante - Largo e mesto 00:05:42
  4 Piano Pieces, Op. 119
10.   Intermezzo in B Minor: Adagio 00:04:10
11.   Intermezzo in E Minor: Andantino un poco agitato 00:04:33
12.   Intermezzo in C Major: Grazioso e giocoso 00:01:41
13.   Rhapsody in E - Flat Major: Allegro risoluto 00:06:23
  Scherzo in E-Flat Minor, Op. 4
14.   Scherzo in E - Flat Minor, Op. 4 00:11:08


Disc 5

Brahms, Johannes

  16 Waltzes, Op. 39
1.   No. 1 in B Major 00:00:45
2.   No. 2 in E Major 00:01:29
3.   No. 3 in G - Sharp Minor 00:00:53
4.   No. 4 in E Minor 00:01:13
5.   No. 5 in E Major 00:01:39
6.   No. 6 in C - Sharp Major 00:01:00
7.   No. 7 in C - Sharp Minor 00:02:19
8.   No. 8 in B - Flat Major 00:01:41
9.   No. 9 in D Minor 00:01:26
10.   No. 10 in G Major 00:00:32
11.   No. 11 in B Minor 00:01:31
12.   No. 12 in E Major 00:02:17
13.   No. 13 in B Major 00:00:40
14.   No. 14 in G - Sharp Minor 00:01:27
15.   No. 15 in A - Flat Major 00:01:34
16.   No. 16 in C - Sharp Minor 00:01:15
  10 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1
17.   No. 1 in G Minor 00:03:10
18.   No. 2 in D Minor 00:03:36
19.   No. 3 in F Major 00:02:41
20.   No. 4 in F - Sharp Minor 00:05:10
21.   No. 5 in F - Sharp Minor 00:02:24
22.   No. 6 in D - Flat Major 00:04:03
23.   No. 7 in F Major 00:01:48
24.   No. 8 in A Minor 00:02:43
25.   No. 9 in E Minor 00:02:14
26.   No. 10 in E Major 00:02:03


Disc 6

Brahms, Johannes

  11 Variations on an Original Theme in D Major, Op. 21, No. 1
1.   11 Variations on an Original Theme in D Major, Op. 21, No. 1 00:16:17
  13 Variations on a Hungarian Song in D Major, Op. 21, No. 2
2.   13 Variations on a Hungarian Song in D Major, Op. 21, No. 2 00:06:37
  5 Studies for the Piano, Anh. Ia/1
3.   No. 1. Study after Chopin (arr. of Etude No. 14 in F Minor, Op. 25, No. 2) 00:02:43
4.   No. 2. Rondo after C.M. von Weber (arr. of Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 24) 00:04:38
5.   No. 3. Presto after J.S. Bach (arr. of Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1001: IV. Presto) 00:03:58
6.   No. 4. Presto after J.S. Bach (arr. of Sonata in C Minor, BWV 1001) (2nd version) 00:04:12
7.   No. 5. Chaconne by J.S. Bach (arr. of Violin Partita No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1004: V. Chaconne) 00:17:37


Disc 7

Brahms, Johannes

  51 Exercises, WoO 6
1.   Exercise No. 1a in D Major 00:00:48
2.   Exercise No. 1b in D Major 00:00:55
3.   Exercise No. 1c in D Major 00:01:03
4.   Exercise No. 1d in D Major 00:01:11
5.   Exercise No. 1e in D Major 00:01:16
6.   Exercise No. 1f in D Major 00:01:25
7.   Exercise No. 2a in A Major 00:00:36
8.   Exercise No. 2b in A Major 00:00:34
9.   Exercise No. 3 in E Major 00:00:24
10.   Exercise No. 4 in A - Flat Major 00:01:26
11.   Exercise No. 5 in C Minor 00:01:13
12.   Exercise No. 5a in C Minor 00:00:30
13.   Exercise No. 6 in C Minor 00:00:40
14.   Exercise No. 6a in C Minor 00:00:32
15.   Exercise No. 7 in C Major 00:00:35
16.   Exercise No. 7a in C Major 00:00:13
17.   Exercise No. 7b in C Major 00:00:20
18.   Exercise No. 8a in C Major 00:00:15
19.   Exercise No. 8b in C Major 00:00:53
20.   Exercise No. 9a in C Major 00:00:26
21.   Exercise No. 9b in C Major 00:00:28
22.   Exercise No. 10 in C Major 00:00:40
23.   Exercise No. 11a in C Major 00:00:30
24.   Exercise No. 11b in C Major 00:00:31
25.   Exercise No. 12 in C Major 00:00:21
26.   Exercise No. 13 in C Minor 00:00:27
27.   Exercise No. 14 in C Major 00:00:19
28.   Exercise No. 15 in C Major 00:00:42
29.   Exercise No. 16a in C Major 00:00:34
30.   Exercise No. 16b in C Major 00:00:35
31.   Exercise No. 16c in C Major 00:00:40
32.   Exercise No. 17 in C Major 00:00:44
33.   Exercise No. 18a in C Major 00:00:32
34.   Exercise No. 18b in C Major 00:00:25
35.   Exercise No. 19 in F - Sharp Minor 00:00:52
36.   Exercise No. 20 in C Major 00:01:15
37.   Exercise No. 21a in C Major 00:00:37
38.   Exercise No. 21b in C Major 00:01:17
39.   Exercise No. 22 in C Major 00:00:23
40.   Exercise No. 23a in B Major 00:00:41
41.   Exercise No. 23b in B Major 00:00:12
42.   Exercise No. 23c in B Major 00:00:39
43.   Exercise No. 24a in C Minor 00:01:13
44.   Exercise No. 24b in C Minor 00:01:07
45.   Exercise No. 25a in B Minor 00:00:19
46.   Exercise No. 25b in B - Flat Minor 00:00:19
47.   Exercise No. 25c in C Major 00:00:33
48.   Exercise No. 26a in C Major 00:00:23
49.   Exercise No. 26b in C Major 00:00:25
50.   Exercise No. 26c in C Major 00:00:20
51.   Exercise No. 27 in C Major 00:00:30
52.   Exercise No. 28 in C Major 00:00:27
53.   Exercise No. 29 in A Minor 00:00:23
54.   Exercise No. 30 in F Major 00:01:04
55.   Exercise No. 31a in C Major 00:00:41
56.   Exercise No. 31b in C Major 00:02:09
57.   Exercise No. 32a in C Minor 00:01:13
58.   Exercise No. 32b in C Minor 00:01:09
59.   Exercise No. 33a in C Major 00:01:25
60.   Exercise No. 33b in C Major 00:01:53
61.   Exercise No. 34a in A Major 00:00:29
62.   Exercise No. 34b in E Major 00:00:29
63.   Exercise No. 34c in B Major 00:00:30
64.   Exercise No. 35 in C Major (with variant) 00:00:55
65.   Exercise No. 36 in C Major 00:00:42
66.   Exercise No. 37a in C Major 00:00:36
67.   Exercise No. 37b in C Major 00:00:44
68.   Exercise No. 38 in C Major 00:01:33
69.   Exercise No. 39 in C Major 00:00:37
70.   Exercise No. 40a in C Major 00:00:49
71.   Exercise No. 40b in C Major 00:00:55
72.   Exercise No. 41a in C Major 00:01:04
73.   Exercise No. 41b in C Major 00:01:04
74.   Exercise No. 42a in C Major 00:00:32
75.   Exercise No. 42b in C Major 00:00:33
76.   Exercise No. 43a in C Major 00:00:47
77.   Exercise No. 43b in C Major 00:01:01
78.   Exercise No. 44a in C Major 00:00:39
79.   Exercise No. 44b in C Major 00:00:28
80.   Exercise No. 45 in G Minor 00:00:57
81.   Exercise No. 46a in E Major 00:01:48
82.   Exercise No. 46b in E Major 00:01:16
83.   Exercise No. 47 in C Major 00:01:24
84.   Exercise No. 48 in E Minor 00:00:49
85.   Exercise No. 49a - Modulating 00:00:55
86.   Exercise No. 49b - Modulating 00:00:43
87.   Exercise No. 50 in C Major 00:02:23
88.   Exercise No. 51 in G Minor 00:00:41


Disc 8

Brahms, Johannes

  16 Variations on a Theme by R. Schumann, Op. 9
1.   16 Variations on a Theme by R. Schumann, Op. 9 00:18:32
  25 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24
2.   25 Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 00:27:02
  28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35
3.   Book 1 00:13:28
4.   Book 2 00:11:05


Disc 9

Brahms, Johannes

  Theme and Variations in D Minor (piano version of String Sextet No. 1, Op. 18: II. Andante ma moderato)
1.   Theme and Variations in D Minor (piano version of String Sextet No. 1, Op. 18: II. Andante ma moderato) 00:11:28
  Gluck - Iphigénie en Aulide, Act II: Gavotte, Anh. Ia/2
2.   Gluck - Iphigénie en Aulide, Act II: Gavotte, Anh. Ia/2 00:03:48
  Sarabande in A Minor, WoO 5 posth. - 2 Gavottes, WoO 3
3.   Sarabande in A Minor, WoO 5 posth. - 2 Gavottes, WoO 3 00:06:37
  Gigue in A Minor, WoO 4 posth.
4.   Gigue in A Minor, WoO 4 posth. 00:02:21
  Sarabande in B Minor, WoO 5 posth.
5.   Sarabande in B Minor, WoO 5 posth. 00:02:18
  Gigue in B Minor, WoO 4 posth.
6.   Gigue in B Minor, WoO 4 posth. 00:02:28
  Klavierstück in B-Flat Major, Anh. III/4
7.   Klavierstück in B - Flat Major, Anh. III/4 00:01:00
  Canon in F Minor, Anh. III/2
8.   Canon in F Minor, Anh. III/2 00:00:33
9.   Canon in F Minor, Anh. III/2 (Inverted) 00:00:35
  Rákóczi March, Anh. III/10
10.   Rákóczi March, Anh. III/10 00:05:20
  Sarabande in A Minor, WoO 5 posth.
11.   Sarabande in A Minor, WoO 5 posth. 00:01:46
  Study for the Left Hand, Anh. IV/2 (arr. of Schubert's 4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D. 899: No. 2)
12.   Study for the Left Hand, Anh. IV/2 (arr. of Schubert's 4 Impromptus, Op. 90, D. 899: No. 2) 00:05:27
  Schubert - 4 Ländler, Anh. Ia/6
13.   Schubert - 4 Ländler, Anh. Ia/6 00:04:04
  Schumann - Piano Quintet: III. Scherzo, Anh. 1a/7
14.   Schumann - Piano Quintet: III. Scherzo, Anh. 1a/7 00:05:55


Disc 10

Brahms, Johannes
Biret, Idil, arranger(s)

  15 Romanzen aus Die Schöne Magelone, Op. 33 (excerpts) (arr. I. Biret for piano)
1.   No. 12. Muss es eine Trennung geben 00:03:29
2.   No. 10. Verzweiflung 00:02:52
3.   No. 11. Wie schnell verschwindet 00:04:26
4.   No. 14. Wie froh und frisch 00:03:10

Brahms, Johannes

  Waltzes, Op. 39 (1867 version)
5.   No. 1 in B Major 00:00:44
6.   No. 2 in E Major 00:01:22
7.   No. 3 in G - Sharp Minor 00:00:52
8.   No. 4 in E Minor 00:01:03
9.   No. 5 in E Major 00:01:18
10.   No. 6 in C Major 00:00:59
11.   No. 7 in C - Sharp Minor 00:01:55
12.   No. 8 in B - Flat Major 00:01:44
13.   No. 9 in D Minor 00:00:45
14.   No. 10 in G Major 00:00:30
15.   No. 11 in B Minor 00:01:24
16.   No. 12 in E Major 00:01:24
17.   No. 13 in C Major 00:00:40
18.   No. 14 in A Minor 00:01:31
19.   No. 15 in A Major 00:01:25
20.   No. 16 in D Minor 00:01:01
  Cadenza for J.S. Bach: Concerto in D Minor (BWV 1052), WoO 11
21.   Cadenza for J.S. Bach: Concerto in D Minor (BWV 1052), WoO 11 00:00:46
  Cadenza for W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto in G Major (K. 453), WoO 13
22.   I. Cadenza 00:01:07
23.   II. Cadenza 00:01:06
24.   II. Cadenza (alternative version) 00:00:48
  Cadenza for W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor (K. 466), WoO 14
25.   Cadenza for W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor (K. 466), WoO 14 00:03:00
  Cadenza for W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor (K. 491), WoO 15
26.   Cadenza for W.A. Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor (K. 491), WoO 15 00:01:59
  Cadenza for Beethoven: Piano Concerto in C Minor (Op. 37), Anh. IV/7
27.   Cadenza for Beethoven: Piano Concerto in C Minor (Op. 37), Anh. IV/7 00:03:52
  Cadenza for Beethoven: Piano Concerto in G Major (Op. 58), WoO 12
28.   I. Cadenza 00:05:04
29.   III. Cadenza 00:01:14


Disc 11

Brahms, Johannes

  Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15
1.   I. Maestoso 00:23:41
2.   II. Adagio 00:14:59
3.   III. Rondo: Allegro non troppo 00:12:26

Schumann, Robert

  Introduction and Concert Allegro, Op. 134
4.   Introduction and Concert Allegro, Op. 134 00:14:52


Disc 12

Brahms, Johannes

  Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83
1.   I. Allegro non troppo 00:18:32
2.   II. Allegro appassionato 00:09:10
3.   III. Andante 00:13:29
4.   IV. Allegretto grazioso 00:09:31

Schumann, Robert

  Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op. 92
5.   Introduction and Allegro appassionato, Op. 92 00:16:31


Disc 13

Brahms, Johannes
Biret, Idil, arranger(s)

  Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98 (arr. I. Biret for piano)
1.   I. Allegro non troppo 00:13:57
2.   II. Andante moderato 00:13:20
3.   III. Allegro giocoso 00:06:27
4.   IV. Allegro energico e passionato 00:10:54

Brahms, Johannes

  28 Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Op. 35
5.   Book 1 00:11:11
6.   Book 2 00:09:37
  8 Piano Pieces, Op. 76: No. 1. Capriccio in F-Sharp Minor
7.   8 Piano Pieces, Op. 76: No. 1. Capriccio in F - Sharp Minor 00:03:27
8.   8 Piano Pieces, Op. 76: No. 5. Capriccio in C - Sharp Minor 00:03:03


Disc 14

Brahms, Johannes
Biret, Idil, arranger(s)

  Symphony No. 3 in F Major, Op. 90 (arr. I. Biret for piano)
1.   I. Allegro con brio 00:15:26
2.   II. Andante 00:11:36
3.   III. Poco allegretto 00:07:28
4.   IV. Allegro 00:11:25

Brahms, Johannes

  10 Hungarian Dances, WoO 1 (excerpts)
5.   No. 1 in G Minor 00:03:12
6.   No. 2 in D Minor 00:03:50
7.   No. 3 in F Major 00:02:45
8.   No. 4 in F - Sharp Minor 00:05:42
9.   No. 6 in D - Flat Major 00:03:50
10.   No. 7 in F Major 00:02:17


Disc 15

Brahms, Johannes

  Cello Sonata No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 38
1.   I. Allegro non troppo 00:14:29
2.   II. Allegretto quasi menuetto 00:05:18
3.   III. Allegro 00:07:35
  Cello Sonata No. 2 in F Major, Op. 99
4.   I. Allegro vivace 00:09:56
5.   II. Adagio affettuoso 00:06:59
6.   III. Allegro passionato 00:08:18
7.   IV. Allegro molto 00:05:09


Disc 16

Brahms, Johannes

  Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
1.   I. Allegro non troppo 00:12:11
2.   II. Andante un poco adagio 00:09:29
3.   III. Scherzo: Allegro 00:07:45
4.   IV. Finale: Poco sostenuto 00:11:41

Erkin, Ulvi Cemal

  String Quartet
5.   I. Allegro ma non troppo 00:04:09
6.   II. Allegro scherzando 00:02:50
7.   III. Andante 00:03:54
8.   IV. Allegro quasi improvvisazione 00:02:40

Total Playing Time: 16:28:32






Composer(s):
Brahms, Johannes; Erkin, Ulvi Cemal; Schumann, Robert

Arranger(s):
Biret, Idil

Conductor(s):
Wit, Antoni

Orchestra(s):
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble(s):
London String Quartet

Artist(s):
Bennigsen, Roderic von; Biret, Idil

Label: Idil Biret Archive

Genre: Chamber Music; Concertos; Instrumental

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.501602

Barcode: 730099160247

Physical Release: 11/2017

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