Ronald Farren-Price Plays Chopin

With a virtuosity that has become the hallmark of his performing career, Farren-Price pays tribute to the creative genius of Frederic Chopin in this carefully selected program.

Includes the famous 'Funeral March (op. 35)', the 'nocturnes in B-flat minor', 'F minor 'and 'E-flat major'; 'Polonaises 1 and 2 from op. 26' and 'Ballade No.4, op. 52'.

Artist

Ronald Farren-Price

Ronald Farren-Price "... a sensitive artist and a virtuoso of top rank ... he demonstrated a perfect balance between the sound and the expression of the music ... definitely a pianist of great distinction."


Press quotes

“his mastery ... is evident in every note played.”

Sunday Herald Sun

“This is home territory for Farren-Price ... he expounded all works with convincing warmth and a controlled virtuosity.”

The Age

Audio preview

Track Listing

    Sonate No. 2 in B♭ minor (Funeral March), Op. 35 Frédéric Chopin

  1. Grave; Doppio movimento; Sostenuto
  2. Scherzo
  3. Marche funebre
  4. Presto
  5. Nocturne in B♭ minor Op. 9, No. 1 Larghetto Frédéric Chopin
  6. Nocturne in F minor, No. 15, Op. 55 No. 1 Andante Frédéric Chopin
  7. Nocturne in E♭ Major, No. 1, Op. 55 No. 2 Lento sostenuto Frédéric Chopin
  8. Polonaise, Op. 26: No. 1 in C♯ minor Frédéric Chopin
  9. Polonaise, Op. 26: No. 2 in E♭ minor Frédéric Chopin
  10. Ballade, No. 4, Op. 52 in F minor Frédéric Chopin

Performers

Composer

Frédéric Chopin

Frédéric François Chopin was a Polish composer, virtuoso pianist, and music teacher. He was one of the great masters of Romantic music and has been called "the poet of the piano".


Where to buy

Ronald Farren-Price Plays Chopin can be purchased online through Buywell Just Classical or the Australian Music Centre which both offer secure online ordering.

This title is also available in (or can be ordered through) many fine music retailers across Australia, including Thomas’, Discurio and Readings.

Product details

List price
$25.00 AUD
Engineer
Martin Wright
Venue
Melba Hall
Release date
1995
Copyright
© 1995 Move Records
Phonogram
℗ 1995 Move Records
Categories
Classical, Keyboard
Catalogue number
MD 3147
Alternate catalogue number
MD3147
Barcode
EAN 9314574314724