RECORDINGS - discography


I  L’Art de Nicolas Economou

The Nicolas Economou Foundation has completed publishing 7 CDs with the record label "SUONI e COLORI" compiling of hours of recorded work Nicolas had left behind. For more information please contact the Nicolas Economou Foundation.

 

The series of L'Art de Nicolas Economou include:

Volume I, Franz Liszt & Robert Schumann, 1 CD, SC53011

Franz Liszt

1 - Sonate en si mineur                 31'32"

2 - Gnomenreigen                         02'55"

3 - Mephisto - Waltz n°1               11'39"

 

Robert Schumann

 

4 - Papillons, opus 2                    16'58"

5 - Arabesque, opus 18                 07'13"

 

 

Volume II , Robert Schumann, 1 CD SC53012


Kreisleriana, opus 16

 

01 - Äußerst bewegt                                  2'23''

02 - Sehr innig und nicht zu rasch             8'15''

03 - Sehr aufgeregt                                   4'28''

04 - Sehr langsam                                     4'19''

05 - Sehr lebhaft                                      3'06''

06 - Sehr langsam                                     4'08''

07 - Sehr rasch                                         2'13''

08 - Schnell und spielend                           3'04''

 

Phantasie, opus 17

09 - Durchaus phantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen           12'51''

10 – Mäßig. Durchaus energisch                                                     07'32''

11 - Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten                           10'27''

Volume III, MOUSSORGSKY & TCHAIKOVSKY, 1 CD SC53013

 

Modeste MOUSSORGSKY

Tableaux d'une exposition                                       30’05’’

Piotr TCHAIKOVSKY

Casse-Noisette

Suite opus 71a, Transcription pour deux pianos de Nicolas ECONOMOU        21’20’’

Martha ARGERICH, Piano 1; Nicolas ECONOMOU, Piano 2

 

Volume IV, Serge RACHMANINOV, 1 CD SC53014

Rhapsodie sur un thème de Paganini, opus 43 (Live)        23’20’’

Nicolas Economou

Orchestre ORF, Direction: Miltiades Caridis

Symphonic Dances, opus 45

 

1.      Non Allegro                                                                 11’20’’

2.      Andante con moto (Tempo di valse)                             08’56’’

3.      Lento assai – Allegro vivace                                         12’22’’

 

Martha Argerich, piano I; Nicolas Economou, piano II

 

Volume V, WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART, 1 CD SC53015

 

Sonate en mi bémol majeur KV 282                                 13’04’’

Sonate en mi fa majeur KV 332                                       15’36’’

Sonate en mi ut mineur KV 457                                       19’58’’

Fantaisie en ré mineur KV 397                                        05’15’’

 

Volume VI, LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, 1CD SC53016

 

Sonate n° 12 opus 26 "Marche Funèbre" en la bémol majeur      18’16’’

Sonate n° 28 opus 101 en la majeur                                           18’48’’

Six Bagatelles opus 126                                                               20’34’’

 

Volume VII, A deux pianos, 1CD SC53017

Chick Corea & Nicolas Economou, (previously released as ‘On two Pianos- Chick Corea & Nicolas Economou’ on DGG, 1982)

 

Chick Corea/ Nicholas Economou: Improvisation, Suite                26’30’’

Béla Bartók: 6 Pièces du Mikrokosmos                                         07’14’’

Chick Corea: Homecoming                                                           08’54’’

Chick Corea/ Nicolas Economou: Invention                                  09’44’’

 

II  Nicolas Economou on DGG

 

1. Nicolas Economou – Martha Argerich:

PETER TCHAIKOVSKY - Nutcracker Suite (arranged by N. Economou)

SERGE RACHMANINOV - Symphonic Dances op.45

2. Nicolas Economou

MODEST MOUSSORGSKY – Pictures at an Exhibition

ROBERT SCHUMANN – Kreisleriana op.16

3. Nicolas Economou – Chick Corea

ON TWO PIANOS (new released as ‘L’art de Nicolas Economou Vol. VII’)

 

Currently available:

1.

1 CD 449 816-2
PETER TCHAIKOVSKY Klavierkonzert · Piano Concerto
Concerto pour Piano Concerto per pianoforte: No. 1
Der Nußknacker · The Nutcracker*
(Ballettsuite op. 71a - Bearb. Für 2 Klaviere · Arr. for 2 pianos)
Martha Argerich, Nicolas Economou *
Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado

 

2.

Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a

Arr. Nicolas Economou for 2 pianos

2. Danses caractéristiques. f. Danse des mirlitons: M

Martha Argerich, Nicolas Economou

Available in following editions:

 

1 CD 477 571-3
CLASSICAL BYTES
Peter Tchaikovsky

 

1 CD 449 965-2
THE CLASSIC CHRISTMAS ALBUM
Werke von / Works by Bach, Bach/Gounod, Corelli, Fauré, Handel, Massenet, Mouret, Mozart, Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Weber a. o.

 

2 CDs 471 744-2
MY BALLERINA ALBUM
Favourite ballet scenes and melodies
Werke von / Works by, Berlioz, Chopin, Delibes, Gounod, Hérold, Khachaturian, Mozart, Offenbach, Ponchielli, Prokofiev, Satie, Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Waldteufel

 

Rachmaninov’s ‘Symphonic Dances’ for two pianos and the Nutcracker Arrangement, played by Martha Argerich and Nicolas Economou is also included in DGG’s ‘Martha Argerich Collection’ (11 CDs).

III  LONG PLAYING RECORD by ‘Artistic Music Production

1. Nicolas Economou

W. A. MOZART – Pianosonata C-major KV 330

R. SCHUMANN – Arabesque op.18

P. TCHAIKOVSKY – Excerpts from ‘The Seasons’

N. ECONOMOU – Improvisation in Four Movements