Code SMH 20014
Label SIRIUS
Date 2001
Country Greece
Type CD
Status active
 
DORA BAKOPOULOU PLAYS CHOPIN

A double CD with Dora Bakopoulou playing works for piano by Chopin.

This is the first time that a Greek artiste records such a large volume of Frédéric Chopin´s works.
The Polish composer, who undoubtedly “glorified” the pianistic idiom, and his work that flourished under the influence of traditional Polish music, constitute one of the strongest points of reference in Dora Bakopoulou’s musical education.

From her childhood (when she first heard the Grande Polonaise and was taken aback by the magic of his music) to date, she has played dozens of times, with the same youthful emotion, works by Chopin in concerts at home and abroad. Because, as she says, I belong to the family of men who share a common secret: the secret of his undying charm..


DORA BAKOPOULOU PLAYS CHOPIN
1 SONATA Nr. 2
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 35 (1839).
2 FOUR BALLADES
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Ballade Nr. 1, op. 23 (1831-5), Ballade Nr. 2, op. 38 (1836-9), Ballade Nr. 3, op. 47 (1840-41), Ballade Nr. 4, op. 52 (1842).
3 BARCAROLLE
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 60 (1845-6).
4 TWENTY-FOUR PRELUDES
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 28 (1836-9).
5 ANDANTE SPIANATO AND GRANDÅ POLONAISE BRILLANTE
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 22 (1830-31).
6 POLONAISE – FANTASY
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 61 (1845-6).
7 NOCTURNE
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 48, Nr. 1 (1841).
8 MAZURKA
  composer: Frédéric Chopin
Op. 24, Nr. 2 (1834-5).