Genre: Classical
Label: Esoteric
Composer: Frederic Chopin


Maurizio Pollini Chopin Etudes Op.10 & Op.25 Hybrid Stereo Japanese Import SACD

Maurizio Pollini

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Limited Edition SACD!

Pianist Maurizio Pollini performs Chopin's 12 Études, Op.10 and 12 Études, Op.25. Recorded January 20-22 and May 15-19, 1972, Residenz, Herkulessaal, Munich.

The reissue of classical music masterpieces by ESOTERIC has attracted a lot of attention, both for its uncompromising commitment to recreating the original master sound, and for using hybrid Super Audio CD (SACD) technology to improve sound quality. This series marks the first hybrid SACD release of historical recording selections that have been main stays of the catalog since their initial release. These new audio versions feature ESOTERIC's proprietary re-mastering process to achieve the highest level of sound quality.

SACD Producer: Motoaki Ohmachi (ESOTERIC COMPANY)
SACD Re-mastering Engineer: Masaya Higashino (JVC Mastering Center Daikanyama Studio)
SACD Authoring: Atsuo Fujita (Ef Limited)


  • Super Audio CD
  • SACD Stereo SACD Layer
  • This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
  • Made in Japan
  • Deluxe, Full-Color High-Quality Digi-pak Gatefold Packaging
  • Total Time: 56:04


Maurizio Pollini piano


Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

12 Etudes, Op. 10
  1. No. 1 in C major: Allegro
  2. No. 2 in A minor: Allegro
  3. No. 3 in E major: Lento, ma non troppo
  4. No. 4 in C sharp minor: Presto
  5. No. 5 in G flat major: Vivace
  6. No. 6 in E flat minor: Andante
  7. No. 7 in C major: Vivace
  8. No. 8 in F major: Allegro
  9. No. 9 in F minor: Allegro, molto agitato
  10. No. 10 in A flat major: Vivace assai
  11. No. 11 in E flat major: Allegretto
  12. No. 12 in C minor: Allegro con fuoco
12 Etudes, Op. 25
  1. No. 1 in A flat major: Allegro sostenuto
  2. No. 2 in F minor: Presto
  3. No. 3 in F major: Allegro
  4. No. 4 in A minor: Agitato
  5. No. 5 in E minor: Vivace
  6. No. 6 in G sharp minor: Allegro
  7. No. 7 in C sharp minor: Lento
  8. No. 8 in D flat major: Vivace
  9. No. 9 in G flat major: Allegro assai
  10. No. 10 in B minor: Allegro con fuoco
  11. No. 11 in A minor: Allegro con brio
  12. No. 12 in C minor: Molto allegro, con fuoco

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