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My Classical Piano Solo Favorites

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The list author says: "The list author says: "Most of these CD's I listen to time and again. I thought this list could help out those looking for a good selection of classical solo piano works. Also did a little updating.""
Romantic Piano Music
Romantic Piano Music
"One nice compilation.  Very good veriety."
Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel: Das Jahr
Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel: Das Jahr
"This one's seems overlooked by too many."
Water Music Of The Impressionists
Water Music Of The Impressionists
"More than Debussy.  You gotta get this!"
Night Moods
Night Moods
"Mostly impressionistic stuff for setting a relaxing mood."
Reflections in the Water
Reflections in the Water
""Water Music of the Impressionists" and "Night Moods" as 1 Double CD.  How convenient!  That's why I have this in my collection."
Reverie: Carol Rosenberger
Reverie: Carol Rosenberger
"Another good one for setting a relaxing mood."
Piano Favorites II
Piano Favorites II
"I got this when it was in print.  A real budget gem!"
Schuman: Kinderszenen, Op.15/Papillons,Op.2/Sonata No.1 In F
Schuman: Kinderszenen, Op.15/Papillons,Op.2/Sonata No.1 In F
"Same here."
Schubert: Sonata in D, Op. 53 / Liszt: Sonata in B Minor
Schubert: Sonata in D, Op. 53 / Liszt: Sonata in B Minor
"This one's a must get!  Although, it's out of print and may be hard to get. :-/"
Legendary Busoni Recordings / Paul Jacobs
Legendary Busoni Recordings / Paul Jacobs
"I first heard this on a single Nonesuch vynil LP (which contains Busoni, Stravinsky, Bartok and Messiaen).  Now I got that double-CD album with the works I've mentioned and more."
Debussy: Images, 1894 / Estampes
Debussy: Images, 1894 / Estampes
"The first Paul Jacobs album I got on CD.  Among the best sounding piano solos available."
Music for Four Hands: Nonesuch Recordings
Music for Four Hands: Nonesuch Recordings
"Very well played by Paul Jacobs and Ursula Oppens.  The second disc contains extras and there's a track featuring Aaron Copland as a performer (also when he had a conversation with Jacobs).  The Ghost Rags by Bolcom are rather quiet, so you may want to turn up the volume in that part."
Piano Music: Essential Classics
Piano Music: Essential Classics
"First heard the Philippe Entremont recordings on a Columbia Masterworks LP.  Although the LP is a little too scratchy (and I was too picky about that).  So, I sold it at a flea market and thought of looking for a CD with the recordings.  This is about as close to that album I could get. Worth adding.  Very well played."
Ravel: Complete Music for Solo Piano
Ravel: Complete Music for Solo Piano
"One fine Ravel collection on a budget label."
Schumann: Humoreske, Op. 20; Fantasia in C, Op. 17
Schumann: Humoreske, Op. 20; Fantasia in C, Op. 17
"Very fine playing of the 2 Robert Schumann works."
The Piano Sonatas (10 CD)
The Piano Sonatas (10 CD)
"Back in the early '90s, when I was a Prodigy member, I asked what would be a really good version of the Beethoven Sonatas in performance and sound.  Some mentioned the Ashkenazy version.  I've heard this a few times, at least, and would recommend it."
Favorite Piano Works
Favorite Piano Works
"I originally got a single London Jubilee CD of "Chopin Favourites" which would be the same as CD 1 in this double-CD set.  Ashkenazy did very well on the Beethoven Sonatas.  He also did very well on these Chopin works."
Satie: Piano Works
Satie: Piano Works
"Good for introducing Satie's piano works.  Very well played"
Satie: Piano Music
Satie: Piano Music
"Same here."
Satie: Gymnopedies; Embryons; Gnossiennes; Etc [Germany]
Satie: Gymnopedies; Embryons; Gnossiennes; Etc [Germany]
"Played very well."
Nocturnes
Nocturnes
"For the Nocturnes, you can't go wrong with the Moravec version."
Plays Chopin & Debussy
Plays Chopin & Debussy
"Done very well on both CDs."
Horowitz Plays Chopin , Vol. 1
Horowitz Plays Chopin , Vol. 1
"As for Chopin's Polonaise-Fantasie, I prefer this, even though it's not the best Horowitz album."
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
"I would agree what the reviewers say"
Schubert: Sonata In C Minor, D. 958; Ländler
Schubert: Sonata In C Minor, D. 958; Ländler
"Piano Sonata D. 958 by Schubert.  Excellent playing by Richard Goode."
Piano Sonatas
Piano Sonatas
"D. 959"
Schubert: Sonata in B flat, D. 960 / Allegretto in C minor / Impromptu in A flat
Schubert: Sonata in B flat, D. 960 / Allegretto in C minor / Impromptu in A flat
"D. 960"