The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 was completed in the year 1845 and is the only piano concerto written by the German Romantic composer Robert Schumann. The work was premiered in Dresden on December 4, 1845.
Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66 was composed by Felix Mendelssohn in 1845 and published in February 1846. The work is scored for a standard piano trio consisting of violin, cello and piano.
Feux Follets (Wills o’ the Wisp) is the fifth étude of the set of twelve Transcendental Études by Franz Liszt. As with the other works in the Études but one, Feux Follets went through three versions.
Chopin’s Piano Sonata No 3 in B Minor, Op. 58, is the last of the composer’s piano sonatas. Completed in 1844 and dedicated to Countess Émilie de Perthuis, the work is considered to be one of Frédéric Chopin’s most difficult compositions, both technically and musically.
Piano Sonata No 8 in B-Flat Major, Op. 84 (1944) is a sonata for solo piano composed by Sergei Prokofiev, the third of the Three War Sonatas. The sonata was first performed on 30 December 1944 in Moscow by the Russian pianist Emil Gilels.
Prelude No 24 in D Minor is the last one of Chopin’s 24 Preludes, Op. 28, a set of short pieces for the piano, one in each of the twenty-four keys, originally published in 1839.
Giuseppe Domenico Scarlatti (26 October 1685 – 23 July 1757) who wrote the Sonata K 87 in B Minor was an Italian composer who spent much of his life in the service of the Portuguese and Spanish royal families.
It is not known when Mozart completed his Piano Concerto No 10 but research shows that cadenzas for the first and third movements are written in his and his father’s handwriting on a type of paper used between August 1775 and January 1777.
Trois mouvements de Petrushka is an arrangement for piano of music from the ballet Petrushka by the composer Igor Stravinsky for the pianist Arthur Rubinstein.
The Turkish March is the third and last movement from Mozart’s Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major (but the Turkish March is in A Minor). Arcadi Volodos is a Russian pianist and composer, born in 1972.