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1 Bach-Busoni / Chaconne in D minor, BWV 1004  
2 Mendelssohn / Prelude & Fugue in E minor, Op.35 nr.1  
3 Mendelssohn / Prelude & Fugue in E minor, Op.35 nr.1  
4 Mendelssohn / Prelude & Fugue in F minor, Op.35 nr.5  
5 Mendelssohn / Prelude & Fugue in F minor, Op.35 nr.5  
6 Franck / Prelude, Chorale and Fugue, FWV 21  
7 Franck / Prelude, Chorale and Fugue, FWV 21  
8 Franck / Prelude, Chorale and Fugue, FWV 21  
9 Chopin / Barcarolle, Op.60  
10 Liszt / Venezia e Napoli  
11 Liszt / Venezia e Napoli  
12 Liszt / Venezia e Napoli  
13 Ravel / Le Tombeau de Couperin  
14 Ravel / Le Tombeau de Couperin  
15 Ravel / Le Tombeau de Couperin  
16 Ravel / Le Tombeau de Couperin  
17 Ravel / Le Tombeau de Couperin  
18 Ravel / Le Tombeau de Couperin  
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In this new recording, British pianist Benjmain Grosvenor explores works by great composers paying tribute to their predecessors. Among these works, Mendelssohn looks back to the Prelude & Fugue form made so popular by Bach; and Franck does likewise (adding a Chorale as a central section). Busoni takes Bach's great solo violin Chaconne, presenting it in a bold transcription for piano; Chopin breathes new life in to the traditional ‘Barcarolle' of Venetian gondoliers, followed ten years later by Lizst's tribute to Italian folksong, Venezia e Napoli. From the 20th Century, Ravel looks to the traditional baroque suite for inspiration for his Tombeau de Couperin (available only on the digital release). The new album will be released by Decca on September 9, 2016.

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