Chopin, Ravel: two titans, two stars in the musical firmament. The first, the very embodiment of romanticism, the absolute sovereign of the miniature, in whose works melody and exquisite feeling are one; the second supreme master of pianistic color. Charles Richard-Hamelin reveals universes of emotion and beauty in each.
Nocturne in C-sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1
Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 27 No. 2
Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35
Pavane pour une infante défunte
Le Tombeau de Couperin