There are some musicians and performers whose name says it all. So much has been written that adding more seems futile.
On this recording we get to listen to the following:
Polonaise No. 7 in A flat major, Op. 61 ‘Polonaise-fantaisie’
Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23
Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2
Nocturne No. 3 in B major, Op. 9 No. 3
Nocturne No. 7 in C sharp minor, Op. 27 No. 1
Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op. 60
Étude Op. 25 No. 7 in C sharp minor
Étude Op. 10 No. 5 in G flat major ‘Black Key’
Nocturne No. 4 in F major, Op. 15 No. 1
Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
Waltz No. 9 in A flat major, Op. 69 No. 1 ‘Farewell Waltz’
Performed by Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
I love the fact that the compositions are so varied. You will, too.
Here is the Ballade number 1 by Chopin: