Alexander Paley

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)


Piano Sonata in B minor, op. 58

1. Allegro maestoso

2. Scherzo. Molto vivace

3. Largo

4. Finale. Presto non tanto

5. Ballade in G minor, op. 23

6. Ballade in F Major, op. 38

Playing Time 56:46:44


1. Ballade in A-flat Major, op. 47

2. Ballade in F minor, op. 52

3. Scherzo in B minor, op. 20

4. Scherzo in B-flat minor, op. 31

5. Scherzo C-sharp minor, op. 39

6. Scherzo in E Major, op. 54

Playing Time 67:11:39

BLT-AP10011 (2 CD Set) Blüthner World


Concert Hall: Reception Hall of Julius Blüthner Pianofortefabrik GmbH

Alexander Paley, who was born in Moldavia in 1956, brings to Chopin a calm and even-tempered approach. Although these are certainly virtuoso showpieces, Paley does not use this opportunity to show off. These are inner-directed and contemplative performances. The demands of the music are securely met and dealt with. The full range of the musical poetry of the Blüthner Grand is ideally suited to capture every nuance Paley brings to his performance of these popular works by Chopin.


Alexander Paley