Autumn Songs: Popular Works for Solo Piano

John O'Conor

Autumn Songs Popular Works for Solo Piano
  • CAT # 80391-25

    1. Strauss: Traumerei, Op. 9, No.4 2:38
    2. Schumann: Romance in F-Sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 2 3:27
    3. Debussy: La fille aux cheveux de lin 2:38
    4. Debussy: The Little Shepherd (from Children's Corner Suite) 2:54
    5. Bach: Prelude in C Major (from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book I) 2:12
    6. Chopin: Noctrune in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 27, No.1 4:13
    7. Schumann: Warum? (from Phantasiestucke, Op. 12) 2:15
    8. Mozart: Allegro from Sonata in C Major, K.545 3:07
    9. Grieg: Andante Molto From Sonata In G Minor, Op. 7 3:54
    10. Rubinstein: Melodie in F Major, Op. 3, No. 1 4:18
    11. Tchaikovsky: Autumn Song (October from The Seasons) 4:19
    12. Mendelssohn: Duetto (Song Without Words in A-flat major, Op. 38, No. 6) 3:11
    13. Mendelssohn: Song Without Words in G Major, Op. 62, No. 1 2:31
    14. Daquin: Le Coucou 1:56
    15. Chopin: 'Minute' Waltz in D-Flat Major, Op. 64, No.1 1:42
    16. Mendelssohn: The Bee's Wedding (Song Without Words in C major, Op. 67, No. 4) 2:00
    17. Rimsky-Korsakov: The Flight of the Bumblebee 1:20
    18. Durand: Valse in E-Flat Major 3:47
    19. Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C-Sharp Minor, Op. 3, No. 2 4:40
    20. Liszt: Consolation No. 3 in D-Flat Major 3:39
    21. Gershwin: Prelude No.2 3:15

Among the most treasured works for solo piano lie these gems. Each piece, with its own flavor and style, reveals its maker with the unmistakable characteristics that have made many of these signature works. This collection is the second in a series of popular works for solo piano recorded by John O'Conor on Telarc. As on the first recording, Piano Classics, O'Conor plays with the refinement and grace that has brought him international acclaim.

This recording contains the following repertoire: Bach Prelude in C Major; Chopin Nocturne in C-sharp minor; "Minute" Waltz; Daquin Le coucou; Debussy The Little Shepherd, La fille aux cheveux de lin; Durand Valse; Gershwin Prelude No.2; Grieg Sonata in G Minor; Andante Molto; Liszt Consolation No.3; Mendelssohn Song Without Words; Mozart Sonata in C Major, K.545, Allegro; Rachmaninoff Prelude in C-Sharp Minor; Rimsky-Korsakov The Flight of the Bumble Bee; Rubinstein Melodie in F Major; Schumann Romance in F Sharp-Major, Warum?; Strauss Traumerei, Op.9, No. 4, and Tchaikovsky Autumn Song.

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