Browse: Chopin - Ballades Nos. 1-4
This page lists all recordings of Ballades Nos. 1-4 by Frédéric François Chopin (1810-49).
Seong-Jin Cho (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda
…his playing is unfailingly cultivated and his sound beautifully focused and poised.[Concerto in E minor]…Cho commands the work, and he leads the dance in the finale — More…
Murray Perahia (piano)
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta
A self-recommending six-disc set...which includes the Gramophone Award-winning disc of the Etudes. As Bryce Morrison said of that disc: 'From Perahia there is order and lucidity at the heart... — More…
Krystian Zimerman (piano), Claudio Arrau (piano), Anatol Ugorski (piano), Maurizio Pollini (piano), Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano), Maria João Pires (piano), Martha Argerich (piano), Rafal Blechacz (piano), Yundi Li (piano), Lilya Zilberstein (piano), Mikhail Pletnev (piano), Kurt Bauer, Heidi Bung (pianos),...
The quality, both of DG's chosen recordings and the set's general presentation, is just about as good as it gets. To have in one box such wonders as Zimmerman's Ballades, Pollini's Etudes, Pires's... — More…
Emanuel Ax (piano)
Friedrich Gulda (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult
These recordings…are a fitting tribute to his idiosyncratic artistry: immediate, vibrant, original and at times utterly volcanic…he shapes the melodic architecture of the more songful preludes... — More…