A sad, sweet poem (in E flat) with its reminiscences of Chopin but on a far more intimate scale, this Ballade was published after Gottschalk’s death by Nicolás Esperado (see the notes for CD 4) ‘sur Manuscrits originaux avec autorisation de sa famille’.
Recording details: December 2003
All Saints' Church, East Finchley, London, United Kingdom
Produced by Martin Compton
Engineered by Julian Millard
Release date: September 2004
Total duration: 5 minutes 40 seconds