Francois, Samson

Chopin: Piano Works

CD (Number of discs: 10)
18 Aug 2017

Barcode: 0190295869205

Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Other participants: Pierre Barbizet, Louis Frémaux, Orchestre National de l’Opéra de Monte-Carlo

Much of Samson François’s pianistic career was devoted to performing and recording the works of Frédéric Chopin. A musician to whom many Chopin scholars are indebted, François was famed for bringing the intricacies of Chopin’s piano works to life, in a way no performer had done before him. Also featuring the Monte-Carlo National Opera Orchestra, conducted by Louis Frémaux, this collection includes some of Chopin’s greatest masterpieces, performed with spellbinding musicality by the eminent French pianist.

Tracklisting

Disc 1 
01 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: I. Allegro moderato  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: II. Romance (Larghetto)  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11: III. Rondo (Vivace)  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21: I. Maestoso  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21: II. Larghetto  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21: III. Allegro (Vivace)  - Samson François 
Disc 2 
01 Chopin: Polonaise No. 1 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 26 No.1  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Polonaise No. 2 in E-Flat Minor, Op. 26 No. 2  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Polonaise No. 3 in A Major, Op. 40 No. 1, ''Militaire''  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Polonaise No. 4 in C Minor, Op. 40 No. 2  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Polonaise No. 5 E-Sharp Minor, Op. 44  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Polonaise No. 6 in A-Flat Major, Op. 53, 'Heroic'  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Polonaise No. 7 in A-Flat Major, Op. 61, 'Polonaise-fantaisie'  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise, Op. 22  - Samson François 
Disc 3 
01 Chopin: Polonaise Posthume in D Minor, Op. 71 No. 1  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Polonaise Posthume in B-Flat Major, Op. 71 No. 2  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Polonaise Posthume in F Minor, Op. 71 No. 3  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Fantaisie in F Minor, Op. 49  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Tarentella in A-Flat Major, Op. 43Chopin: Tarentella in A-Flat Major, Op. 43  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Barcarolle in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 60  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Rondo in C Major, Op. 73  - Samson François 
Disc 4 
01 Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Ballade No. 2 in F Major, Op. 38  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Ballade No.3 in A-Flat Major, Op. 47  - Samson François 
04 Choppin: Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 31  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Scherzo No. 3 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 39  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54  - Samson François 
Disc 5 
01 Chopin: Valse No.1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 18 "Grande Valse Brillante"  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Vals No. 2 in A-Flat Major, Op. 34 No. 1 "Valse Brillante"  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Vals No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 34 No. 2  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Vals No .4 in F Major, Op. 34 No. 3, "Valse Brillante"  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Vals No. 5 in A-Flat Major, Op. 42  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Waltz No. 6 in D-Flat Major, Op. 64 No. 1  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Waltz No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 64 No. 2  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: Vals No. 8 in A-Flat Major, Op. 64 No. 3  - Samson François 
09 Chopin: Waltz No. 9 in A-Flat Major, Op. 69 No. 1  - Samson François 
10 Chopin: Vals No. 10 in B Minor, Op. 69, No. 2  - Samson François 
11 Chopin: Valse No. 11 in G-Flat Major, Op. 70 No. 1  - Samson François 
12 Chopin: Vals No. 12 in F Minor, Op. 70 No. 2  - Samson François 
13 Chopin: Vals No. 13 in D-Flat Major, Op. 70 No. 3  - Samson François 
14 Chopin: Vals No. 14 in E Minor, Op. Posth.  - Samson François 
15 Chopin: Impromptu in E-Flat Major, Op. 29  - Samson François 
16 Chopin: Impromptu No. 2 in F-Sharp Major, Op. 36  - Samson François 
17 Chopin: Impromptu No. 3 in G-Flat Major, Op. 51  - Samson François 
18 Chopin: Impromptu No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 66 ("Fantaisie-Impromptu")  - Samson François 
Disc 6 
01 Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: I. Grave - Doppio Movimento  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: II. Scherzo  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: III. Marche Funèbre (Lento)  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35: IV. Finale (Presto)  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58: I. Allegro maestoso  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58: II. Scherzo (Molto vivace)  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58: III. Largo  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in B Minor, Op. 58: IV. Finale (Presto, ma non tanto)  - Samson François 
09 Chopin: Mazurka in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 6, No. 1  - Samson François 
10 Chopin: Mazurka No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 6 No. 2  - Samson François 
11 Chopin: Mazurka No. 3 in E Major ,Op. 6 No. 3  - Samson François 
12 Chopin: Mazurca No. 4 in E-Flat Minor, Op. 6 No. 4 (  - Samson François 
13 Chopin: Mazurka No. 5 in B-Flat Major, Op. 7 No. 1  - Samson François 
14 Chopin: Mazurka No. 6 in A Minor, Op. 7 No. 2  - Samson François 
15 Chopin: Mazurka No. 7 in F Minor, Op. 7 No. 3  - Samson François 
16 Chopin: Mazurka No. 8 in A-Flat Major, Op .7 No. 4  - Samson François 
17 Chopin: Mazurka No. 9 in C Major, Op. 7 No. 5  - Samson François 
18 Chopin: Mazurka No.10 in B-Flat Major, Op. 17, No. 1  - Samson François 
19 Chopin: Mazurka No.11 in E Minor, Op. 17, No. 2  - Samson François 
20 Chopin: Mazurka No. 12 in A-Flat Major, Op. 17, No. 3  - Samson François 
21 Chopin: Mazurka No. 13 in A Minor, Op. 17, No. 4  - Samson François 
22 Chopin: Mazurka No.14 in G Minor, Op. 24, No. 1  - Samson François 
23 Chopin: Mazurka No. 15 Mazurka in C Major, Op. 24, No. 2  - Samson François 
24 Chopin: Mazurka No. 16 in A-Flat Major, Op. 24, No. 3  - Samson François 
25 Chopin: Mazurka No. 17 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 24, No. 4  - Samson François 
Disc 7 
01 Chopin: Mazurka No. 18 in C Minor, Op. 30 No. 1  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Mazurka No. 19 in B Minor, Op. 30, No. 2  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Mazurka No. 20 in D-Flat Major, Op. 30 No. 3  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Mazurka No. 21 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 30 No. 4  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Mazurka No. 22 in G-Sharp Minor, Op. 33 No. 1  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Mazurka No. 23 in D Major, Op. 33 No. 2  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Mazurka No. 24 in C Major, Op. 33 No. 3  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: Mazurka No. 25 in B Major, Op. 33 No. 4  - Samson François 
09 Chopin: Mazurka No. 26 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 41 No. 1  - Samson François 
10 Chopin: Mazurka No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 41 No. 2  - Samson François 
11 Chopin: Mazurka No. 28 in B Major, Op. 41 No. 3  - Samson François 
12 Chopin: Mazurka No. 29 in A-Flat Major, Op. 41 No. 4  - Samson François 
13 Chopin: Mazurka No. 30 in G Major, Op. 50 No. 1  - Samson François 
14 Chopin: Mazurka No. 31 in A-Flat Major, Op. 50 No. 2  - Samson François 
15 Chopin: Mazurka No. 32 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 50 No .3  - Samson François 
16 Chopin: Mazurka No. 33 in B Major, Op. 566 No.1  - Samson François 
17 Chopin: Mazurka No. 34 in C Major, Op. 56 No. 2  - Samson François 
18 Chopin: Mazurka No. 35 in C Minor, Op. 56 No. 3  - Samson François 
19 Chopin: Mazurka No. 36 in A Minor, Op. 59 No. 1  - Samson François 
20 Chopin: Mazurka No. 37 in A-Flat Major, Op. 59 No. 2  - Samson François 
21 Chopin: Mazurka No. 38 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 59 No .3  - Samson François 
22 Chopin: Mazurka No. 39 in B Major, Op. 63 No. 1  - Samson François 
23 Chopin: Mazurka No. 40 in F Minor, Op. 63 No. 2  - Samson François 
24 Chopin: Mazurka No. 41 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 63 No. 3  - Samson François 
25 Chopin: Mazurka No. 42 in G Major, Op. 67 No.1  - Samson François 
26 Chopin: Mazurka No. 43 in G Minor, Op. 67 No. 2  - Samson François 
27 Chopin: Mazurka No. 44 in C Major, Op. 67 No. 3  - Samson François 
28 Chopin: Mazurka No. 45 in A Minor, Op. 67 No. 4  - Samson François 
29 Chopin: Mazurka No. 46 in C Major, Op. 68 No. 1  - Samson François 
30 Chopin: Mazurka No. 47 in A Minor, Op. 68 No. 2  - Samson François 
31 Chopin: Mazurka No. 48 in F Major, Op. 68 No. 3  - Samson François 
32 Chopin: Mazurka No. 49 in F Minor, Op. 68 No. 4  - Samson François 
33 Chopin: Mazurka No. 50 in A Minor, Op. Posthume  - Samson François 
34 Chopin: Mazurka No. 51 in A Minor, Op. Posthume  - Samson François 
Disc 8 
01 Chopin: Etudes Op.10: No. 1 in C Major  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 2 in A Minor  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 3 in E Major  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 4 in C-Sharp Minor  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 10: No. 5 in G-Flat Major, "Black Keys"  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 6 in E-Flat Minor  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10 No. 7 in C Major  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 10: No. 8 in F Major  - Samson François 
09 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 9 in F Minor  - Samson François 
10 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 10 in A-Flat Major  - Samson François 
11 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 11 in E-Flat Major  - Samson François 
12 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10: No. 12 in C Minor ('Revolutionary')  - Samson François 
13 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.1 in A-Flat Major ("Harp Study")  - Samson François 
14 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 25: No. 2 in F Minor  - Samson François 
15 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.3 in F Major  - Samson François 
16 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 25: No. 4 in A Minor  - Samson François 
17 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.5 in E Minor  - Samson François 
18 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.6 in G-Sharp Minor  - Samson François 
19 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 25: No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor  - Samson François 
20 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.8 in D-Flat Major  - Samson François 
21 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.9 in G-Flat Major ("Butterfly Wings")  - Samson François 
22 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.10 in B Minor  - Samson François 
23 Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 25: No.11 in A Minor ("Winter Wind")  - Samson François 
24 Chopin: Etudes, Op. 25: No. 12 in C Minor  - Samson François 
25 Chopin: 3 Nouvelles études, B.130 (Pour La "Méthode Des Méthodes" De Moscheles), Op. Posth. : No.1 in F Minor  - Samson François 
26 Chopin: 3 Nouvelles études, B.130 (Pour La "Méthode Des Méthodes" De Moscheles), Op. Posth. : No. 2 in D-Flat Major  - Samson François 
27 Chopin: 3 Nouvelles études, B.130 (Pour La "Méthode Des Méthodes" De Moscheles), Op. Posth. : No. 3 in A-Flat Major  - Samson François 
Disc 9 
01 Nocturne No. 1 en si bémol mineur, Op. 9 No. 1  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: 3 Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2 in E-Flat Major (Andante)  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Nocturne No. 3 in B Major, Op. 9 No. 3  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Nocturne No. 4 in F Major, Op. 15 No. 1  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Nocturne No. 5 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 15 No. 2  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Nocturne No. 6 in G Minor, Op. 15 No. 3  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: Nocturne No. 7 in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No .1  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: Nocturne No. 8 in D-Flat Major. Op. 27 No. 2  - Samson François 
09 Chopin: Nocturne No. 9 in B Major, Op. 32 No. 1  - Samson François 
10 Chopin: Nocturne No.10 in A-Flat Major, Op. 32 No. 2  - Samson François 
11 Chopin: Nocturne No. 11 in G Minor, Op. 37 No. 1  - Samson François 
12 Chopin: Nocturne No.12 in G Major, Op. 37 No. 2  - Samson François 
13 Chopin: Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor, Op. 48 No. 1  - Samson François 
Disc 10 
01 Chopin: Nocturne No. 14 in F-Sharp Minor, Op. 48 No. 2  - Samson François 
02 Chopin: Nocturne No. 15 in F Minor, Op. 55 No. 1  - Samson François 
03 Chopin: Nocturne No.16 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 No. 2  - Samson François 
04 Chopin: Nocturne No. 17 in B Major, Op. 62 No. 1  - Samson François 
05 Chopin: Nocturne No.18 in E Major, Op. 62 No. 2  - Samson François 
06 Chopin: Nocturne No. 19 in E Minor, Op. 72 No. 1  - Samson François 
07 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 1 in C Major (Agitato)  - Samson François 
08 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 2 in A Minor (Lento)  - Samson François 
09 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 3 in G Major (Vivace)  - Samson François 
10 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 4 in E Minor (Largo)  - Samson François 
11 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 5 in D Major (Allegro molto)  - Samson François 
12 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 6 in B Minor (Lento assai)  - Samson François 
13 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 7 in A Major (Andantino)  - Samson François 
14 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 8 in F-Sharp Minor (Molto agitato)  - Samson François 
15 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 9 in E Major (Largo)  - Samson François 
16 Chopin: 24 Préludes Op. 28: No. 10 in C-Sharp Minor (Allegro molto)  - Samson François 
17 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 11 in B Major  - Samson François 
18 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 12 in G-Sharp Minor (Presto)  - Samson François 
19 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 13 in F-Sharp Major (Lento)  - Samson François 
20 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28:No. 14 in E-Flat Minor (Allegro)  - Samson François 
21 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 15 in D-Flat Major, "Raindrop" (Sostenuto)  - Samson François 
22 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 16 in B-Flat Minor (Presto con fuoco)  - Samson François 
23 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 17 in A-Flat Major (Allegretto)  - Samson François 
24 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 18 in F Minor (Allegretto)  - Samson François 
25 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 19 in E-Flat Major (Vivace)  - Samson François 
26 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 20 in C Minor (Largo)  - Samson François 
27 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 21 in B-Flat Major  - Samson François 
28 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 22 in G Minor  - Samson François 
29 Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28: No. 23 in F Major (Moderato)  - Samson François 
30 Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28: No. 24 in D Minor (Allegro appassionato)  - Samson François 


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