Includes FREE MP3
version
of this album.
or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
More Buying Choices
Fulfillment Express Add to Cart
£11.43
Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Available to Download Now
 
Buy the MP3 album for £4.99
 
 
 
 
Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Colour:
Image not available

 

Chopin: Etudes Op 10 & Op 25 [CD]

Maurizio Pollini, Piotr Anderszewski, Yundi Audio CD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
Price: £11.51 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
 : Includes FREE MP3 version of this album.
   Does not apply to gift orders. See Terms and Conditions for important information about costs that may apply for the MP3 version in case of returns and cancellations.
In stock.
Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it tomorrow, 12 July? Choose Express delivery at checkout. Details
Complete your purchase to add the MP3 version to your Amazon music library. Provided by Amazon EU S.ŗ r.l.
Buy the MP3 album for £4.99 at the Amazon Digital Music Store.


Amazon Artist Stores

All the music, full streaming songs, photos, videos, biographies, discussions, and more.
.

Special Offers and Product Promotions

  • Spend £30 and get Norton 360 21.0 - 3 Computers, 1 Year 2014 for £24.99. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)

Frequently Bought Together

Chopin: Etudes Op 10 & Op 25 + Chopin: Polonaises  (DG The Originals)
Price For Both: £18.89

Buy the selected items together

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product details

  • Performer: Maurizio Pollini
  • Composer: Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin
  • Audio CD (20 Feb 1985)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • ASIN: B000001G5H
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 40,737 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Listen to Samples and Buy MP3s

Songs from this album are available to purchase as MP3s. Click on "Buy MP3" or view the MP3 Album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Samples
Song Title Time Price
Listen  1. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.1 In C 1:57£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.2 In A Minor "Chromatique" 1:26£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.3 In E "Tristesse" 3:42£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.4 In C Sharp Minor 2:01£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.5 In G Flat "Black Keys" 1:38£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.6 In E Flat Minor 3:10£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.7 In C 1:30£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.8 In F 2:20£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.9 In F Minor 2:06£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.10 In A Flat 2:03£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.11 In E Flat 2:16£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.10 - No.12 In C Minor "Revolutionary" 2:40£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen13. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.1 In A Flat "Harp Study" 2:21£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen14. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.2 In F Minor 1:27£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen15. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.3 In F 1:51£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen16. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.4 In A Minor 1:42£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen17. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.5 In E Minor 2:54£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen18. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.6 In G Sharp Minor 2:03£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen19. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.7 In C Sharp Minor 4:51£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen20. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.8 In D Flat 1:06£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen21. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.9 In G Flat "Butterfly Wings"0:56£0.39  Buy MP3 
Listen22. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.10 In B Minor 3:56£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen23. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.11 In A Minor "Winter Wind" 3:33£0.79  Buy MP3 
Listen24. Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op.25 - No.12 In C Minor 2:31£0.79  Buy MP3 


Product Description

Amazon.co.uk

You cannot get much further from the conventional image of Chopin as a purveyor of attractive salon trifles than Pollini's various recordings of the Polish composer's works; Pollini was already making his name as an interpreter of twentieth-century music at its most radical, with his classic performances of Schoenberg and Boulez, and he brought to Chopin a tigerish approach that shakes up listener certainty. The Etudes were always one of Chopin's more startling productions, pieces which instruct and challenge the pianist with the technical problems they pose, but which also test innate musicality; each of them is in its different way a short passionate statement which has to be made to please the ear. Pollini brings a steely intensity to the more dramatic studies--the Revolutionary Etude, Op.10 No. 12, for example, or Op. 25 No. 10--and in the more lyrical ones is plangent without being tearstained. Even those listeners who like their Chopin more delicate and charming will find Pollini's approach a refreshing alternative, and those who tend to dismiss Chopin altogether will perhaps be persuaded entirely to reconsider. --Roz Kaveney

Product Description

I will ship by EMS or SAL items in stock in Japan. It is approximately 7-14days on delivery date. You wholeheartedly support customers as satisfactory. Thank you for you seeing it.

Customer Reviews

4 star
0
3 star
0
1 star
0
4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
I really can't understand how anyone can give this recording less than 5 stars. Not only is Pollini's playing technically impeccable, but to say it lacks anything in passion or emotional impact is outright absurd: to listen to Pollini's performance of Op. 10, No. 12 and not feel the fire and urgency in his playing is to be incapable of feeling anything, period.

There are any number of performers who sacrifice all depth of feeling on the altar of showy virtuosity, but Maurizio Pollini on this particular recording is certainly not one of them. His handling of the Etudes makes, to my mind, for a healthy contrast with Martha Argerich's celebrated (but emotionally unsatisfying) rendering of Chopin's Preludes; Pollini and Argerich are both virtuosos, but where Argerich gallops through the preludes as if on a race to get somewhere else, squeezing all the feeling out of them in the process, Pollini does not let a desire to dazzle us with his abilities interfere with an interpretation of Chopin's compositions as the artist would have intended. In short, here is a recording which is about as far from "machine-like" as it is possible to get, and which proves that no choice need be made between getting things technically and emotionally correct.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
20 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Of our time. 6 Dec 2002
Format:Audio CD
If any recording of Chopin can sit, unchallenged, in that marketing mans invention The Greatest Recordings of the Century, then this can. Don't be put off by those that quibble about Pollini playing the music 'straight'. There's nothing wrong with that and I, like many others, actually prefer him played that way.That is not to say that there is not plenty of excitement and interest in these readings. Go out and get the Polonaises and the 1st Piano Concerto as well! You will not be disappointed by playing of one of the great pianists of our time.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Sparkling performance 15 Oct 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
My last copy of this cd got damaged because I often listened in the car. It wasn't restored by cleaning so I had to buy it again for the wonderful performance by Pollini.
Comment | 
Was this review helpful to you?
Would you like to see more reviews about this item?
Were these reviews helpful?   Let us know

Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Look for similar items by category


Feedback