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Track(s) taken from CDA66597

Polonaise in G sharp minor, KKIVa/3


Nikolai Demidenko (piano)
Recording details: February 1992
St George's, Brandon Hill, United Kingdom
Release date: July 1992
Total duration: 3 minutes 34 seconds

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Garrick Ohlsson (piano)


'You will be hard pressed to find playing of such super-fine precision and sensitivity. This is undoubtedly one of the most crystalline and exclusive Chopin recitals I have heard for some time. Such pianism forbids even whispered comparisons' (Gramophone)

'One of the finest pianists of our time' (CDReview)
Polonaise No 14 in G sharp minor was composed in 1822 and first published in 1864. Dominated by arpeggiated figuration and decoration (at the expense, arguably, of melody), its orbit is one essentially of elegance rather than impulse.

from notes by Ates Orga © 1992

La Polonaise no14 en sol dièse mineur fut composée en 1822 et publiée pour la première fois en 1864. Dominée par une figuration et une décoration arpégées (peut-être au dépens de la mélodie), c’est une œuvre plus essentiellement élégante que spontanée.

extrait des notes rédigées par Ates Orga © 1992
Français: Alain Midoux

Die Polonaise Nr.14 in gis-Moll (erstveröffentlicht 1864) wurde 1822 komponiert. Sie wird beherrscht von arpeggierter Figuration und Verzierung (möglicherweise auf Kosten der Melodik), und ihre Wirkung ist eher elegant als impulsiv.

aus dem Begleittext von Ates Orga © 1992
Deutsch: Anne Steeb/Bernd Müller

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