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Abbey Simon

p, *1922 US, New York City
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Abbey Simon (born January 8, 1922) is an American concert pianist, teacher, and recording artist. He was a pupil of Josef Hofmann at the Curtis Institute of Music and a winner of the Naumburg International Piano Competition in 1940. He has been called a "supervirtuoso" by the New York Times.

        
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Nocturnes, Op. 9: No. 2 in E-Flat Major on Chopin: Complete Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Waltzes, Op. 69: No. 2 in B Minor on Chopin: Complete Études & Waltzes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
12 Études, Op. 25: No. 1 in A-Flat Major "Harp Study" on Chopin: Complete Études & Waltzes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Nocturne in C Minor, B. 108 on Chopin: Complete Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Nocturnes, Op. 27: No. 2 in D-Flat Major on Chopin: Complete Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Waltz in E-Flat Major, Op. Posth., B. 46 on Chopin: Complete Études & Waltzes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Pavane pour une infante défunte, M. 19 on Ravel: Complete Music for Solo Piano by Maurice Ravel & Abbey Simon
Nocturnes, Op. 55: No. 1 in F Minor on Chopin: Complete Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Nocturne in E Minor, Op. 72 No. 1 on Chopin: Complete Nocturnes by Frédéric Chopin & Abbey Simon
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18: II. Adagio sostenuto on Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-4 & Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff, Abbey Simon, Leonard Slatkin & St. Louis Symphony

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Title Artist Year Type
Capriccio d-moll Op. 116, 1 - Romanze F-dur Op. 118, 5 / Capriccio g-moll Op. 116, 3 - Rhapsodie Es-dur Op. 119, 4Johannes Brahms - Abbey Simon2008Single
Concerto For Piano And Orchestra In A Minor Op. 16Edvard Grieg - Abbey Simon, Residentie Orkest2005Album
Piano Concerto In A Minor / Three Pieces For PianoEdvard Grieg, Johannes Brahms - Abbey Simon, The Hague Philharmonic, Willem Van Otterloo1996Album
Chopin All The Works For Piano & Orchestra Abbey SimonAbbey Simon, Hamburger Symphoniker, Heribert Beissel1996Album
Carnaval, Op. 9 / Fantasia, Op. 17Robert Schumann, Abbey Simon1993Album
Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff - Abbey Simon, Leonard Slatkin1993Album
Complete Works For Piano & OrchestraSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Abbey Simon, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1990Album
Complete Works For Piano And OrchestraFrédéric Chopin - Abbey Simon, Hamburger Symphoniker, Heribert Beissel1990Compil.
Concierto Para Piano En Sol Mayor, Concierto Para Piano En Re Menor (para la Mano Izquierda)Maurice Ravel / Abbey Simon / Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg / Louis De Froment1987Album
Boléro - Funk & Wagnalls Family Library Of Great Music - Album 5Maurice Ravel / Wiener Symphoniker - Edouard Van Remoortel / Abbey Simon / Orchestre De Paris - René Leibowitz1984Album
Abbey Simon Plays Chopin, Fantasy In F Minor, Op. 12 Variations, 4 Impromptus, BerceuseFrédéric Chopin, Abbey Simon1981Album
Quintet For Piano And Winds / Serenade For Flute, Violin And ViolaLudwig van Beethoven - Abbey Simon, Richard Woodhams, George Silfies, George Berry, Roland Pandolfi / Jacob Berg, Max Rabinovitsj, Darrel Barnes1979Album
Concerto N.2 Op. 21 / Grande Polacca Brillante Op.22Frédéric Chopin, Abbey Simon, Hamburger Symphoniker, Heribert Beissel1979Album
Complete Music For Solo PianoMaurice Ravel / Abbey Simon1979Album
All the Works for Piano and Orchestra (The 4 Piano Concerti & Paganini Variations)Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Abbey Simon, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1978Album
Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 2 / Rhapsody On A Theme Of PaganiniSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Abbey Simon, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1977Album
Etudes Opp. 10 & 25Abbey Simon Plays Frédéric Chopin1977Album
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 In D Minor, Op. 30Abbey Simon, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff1976Album
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1, Andante Spianato & Grande PolonaiseFrédéric Chopin, Abbey Simon, Heribert Beissel, Hamburger Symphoniker1976Album
WaltzesFrédéric Chopin, Abbey Simon1976Album
Piano Concerto No. 2; Variations On Mozart's "La Ci Darem La Mano"Abbey Simon1975Album
Piano Concerto In G / Piano Concerto In D For The Left HandMaurice Ravel, Abbey Simon, Orchestra Of Radio Luxembourg, Louis De Froment1975Album
The 4 Scherzi / Variations SérieusesFrédéric Chopin, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Abbey Simon1974Album
Carnaval, Op. 9 / Fantasia, Op. 17Robert Schumann, Abbey Simon1971Album
Valses Nobles Et Sentimentales / Gaspard De La NuitMaurice Ravel, Abbey Simon1971Album
Sonata No. 2 In B Flat Minor / Sonata No. 3 In B MinorFrédéric Chopin, Abbey Simon1970Album
Sonata No. 2 In B Flat Minor / Sonata No. 3 In B MinorFrédéric Chopin, Abbey Simon1970Album
Liszt Paganini Studies, Frank Prelude, Chorale And Fugue, Schumann, Abegg Variations Played By Abbey SimonAbbey Simon1959Album
Variations And Fugue For Piano On The Theme Of Handel Op. 24 (Complete) / Variations For Piano on The Theme Of Paganini Op. 35Johannes Brahms, Abbey Simon1954Album
Brahms Ballads Op.10 Nos. 3 And 4Abbey SimonSingle
Nocturnes (Complete)Frédéric Chopin, Abbey SimonAlbum
Peer-Gynt-Suiten Nr. 1 Und 2 / KlavierkonzertEdvard Grieg — Erna SpoorenbergAlbum
Variations On A Nursery Song, Rhapsody On A Theme Of PaganiniErnst von Dohnányi, Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, Abbey Simon, The Hague Philharmonic, Willem Van OtterlooAlbum
My Favorite Chopin - His Most Famous WorksFrédéric Chopin, Sviatoslav Richter, Walter Klien, Peter Frankl, Ingrid Haebler, Rena Kyriakou, Abbey Simon, Orazio FrugoniAlbum
Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini / Variations On A Nursery SongSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff / Ernst von Dohnányi - Abbey Simon With The Hague Philharmonic Conducted By Willem Van OtterlooAlbum
Concerto No. 1 In E Minor / Concerto No. 2 In F MinorFrédéric Chopin - Abbey Simon, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Eugene GoossensAlbum
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