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Fantasia ()

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composed by Alexander Scriabin, Domenico Scarlatti, Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin, Giovanni Sgambati, Isaac Albéniz, Johann Strauss II, Paul Dukas, Sergey Rachmaninov, Vladimir Horowitz

While the outer appearance of Yuja Wang's Fantasia might make it appear to be an album of mysterious, delicate, or fanciful piano music, it is actually a high-powered collection of showstoppers that have been favorites of this pianist for many years. Wang's experience shows, too, because these are assured and dynamic performances that demonstrate her thorough knowledge of the music, her great physical prowess, and her impressive technical chops. She obviously enjoys taking on three of Rachmaninov's challenging Études ...

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  1. Etudes-Tableaux, for piano, Op. 39: No. 6 in A minor
  2. Etudes-Tableaux, for piano, Op. 39: No. 4 in B minor
  3. Morceaux de fantaisie (5), for piano, Op. 3: Élégie in E flat minor
  4. Etudes-Tableaux, for piano, Op. 39: No. 5 in E flat minor
  5. Keyboard Sonata in G major, K. 455 (L. 209)
  6. Mélodie (Dance of the Blessed Spirits, from Gluck's Orphee ed Euridice)
  7. Iberia Suite for piano, B. 47, Book 2: Triana
  8. Variations on a Theme from Bizet's "Carmen", for piano
  9. Gretchen am Spinnrade ("Meine Ruh'..."), song for voice & piano, D. 118 (Op. 2)
  10. Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Chit-Chat Polka), for orchestra, Op. 214 (RV 214)
  11. Waltz for piano No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 64/2, CT. 213
  12. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorcier), symphonic scherzo for orchestra
  13. Prelude for piano in B major, Op. 11/11
  14. Prelude for piano in B minor, Op. 13/6
  15. Prelude for piano in G sharp minor, Op. 11/12
  16. Etude for piano in G sharp minor, Op. 8/9
  17. Poème for piano in F sharp major, Op. 32/1
  18. Danse macabre, for piano (after Liszt transcription)
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2012, Deutsche Grammophon

UPC: 028947900528


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